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EDUCATION
PhD University of Toronto, Drama
Dissertation: “The Performance of Critical History in Contemporary Irish Theatre and Film”
MA University of Toronto, Drama
MA York University, Political Science
Major Research Paper: “Authentic Autonomous Art and Critical Political Consciousness in Adorno’s Aesthetic Theory” Supervisor: Asher Horowitz
BAH Queen’s University, Drama and Political Studies (Honours, First Class)

SELECTED AWARDS
2009 Queen’s Fund for Scholarly Research and Creative Work – Research Grant
2008 Nominated for a Queen’s National Scholar position in Drama (program cancelled)
2004-2005 University of Toronto Open Fellowship
2004 Nominated for the Teaching Assistant Award, University of Toronto
(INI 115Y: Introduction to Film Study)
2000-2004 SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship
2003 & 2002 Arthur Lindsay Fernie Research Fellowship
2003 & 2002 School of Graduate Studies Travel Grant
2000-2001 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (declined)
1999-2000 Ontario Graduate Scholarship (M.A Politics)
1996-1997 York University Graduate Entrance Scholarship
1996 Queen’s University Medal in Drama (for highest achievement)
1996 Clarkson Essay Prize, Queen’s University, for best essay in Dramatic Theory
1992-1993 Queen’s University Tricolour Entrance Scholarship
1992 Canadian Federation of University Women Arts Award, for outstanding leadership in the arts

PEDAGOGICAL TRAINING
2005 THE500H: Teaching in Higher Education, University of Toronto
Extra-credit 14-week course; topics included presentation skills, course and assignment design, evaluation techniques, strategies for large class teaching, and innovative pedagogy. Included two video-taped micro-teaching sessions with formal feedback.
   
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