Teaching & Learning with Technology: What’s Next (Ontario Tech) August 18, 2021 Access+ Growing inclusive pedagogy at the intersection of Universal Design and Accessibility Services.
Diversity in Organizations, Communities and Nations (University of Milan, Italy) June 10 – 12, 2020 Heart Work: The Embodied Experiences of Diversity Workers in the United States University System.
WBC3/WCFC1/ENAM XV/ENACS VI (2019) (Rio de Janerio, Brazil) November 11 – 15, 2020 “Need to Feed”: Surveying Lactation and Feeding Facilities at a Large Public University in the Eastern United States.
American Public Health Association (APHA) Meeting (2019) (Philadelphia, PA) November 2 – 6, 2019 “Need to Feed”: Surveying Lactation/Feeding Facilities at the University of Maryland, College Park
24th Annual UMD Undergraduate Studies Advising Conference (College Park, MD) August 13, 2019 “Heart Work”: the physical implications of diversity-focused advising
Public Health Research Day (College Park, MD) April 2, 2019 Poster presentation: “Body-storming” Using embodied pedagogy to build empathy & facilitate difficult topics
Lancaster Disability Studies Conference (CeDR2018) (Lancaster, UK) September 11 – 13, 2018 Co-authored book chapter with Dr. Paul Jaeger, Dr. Beth Douthirt Cohen, Amanda Strausser, & Kelly Hoffman: (Beyond) Random Acts of Diversity: Ableism, Activism Institutional Sites of Resistance.
Public Health Research Day (College Park, MD) April 7, 2018 Poster presentation: “the Need to Feed” Lactation/Feeding Facilities at the University of Maryland, College Park
“Under my Skin:” The Politics of Flesh, Graduate Colloquium (Ottawa, ON) April 5-6, 2014 Co-authored Paper with Kiera Obbard: Skin Salvaged: Die Antwoord, Oscar Pistorius, and the spectacle of the Flesh in the Rainbow Nation
Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) (Quebec City, QC) November 6– 9, 2013 Panel Organizer and Presenter, Panel Title: He did it: The “fallen” heroes of Nike: Tiger Woods, Oscar Pistorius and Lance Armstrong & Oral Presentation Title: dig dat oke (love that guy): Transgressions and Boundaries
The 4th Annual Guelph Accessibility Conference (the University of Guelph, Guelph, ON) May 30, 2012 Oral Presentation Title (with two other presenters: Julie Harmgardt & Heidi Penning): Queen’s Disability Awareness Month: A Case Study in Collaboration
3rd Annual Canadian Popular Culture Conference (CANPOP) (Niagara Falls, ON) May 9th – 11, 2013 Panel Organizer and Presenter, Panel Title: Bodies on the Boarderlands: Nina Arsenalt, Oscar Pistorius and the Construction of “Other” in Popular Consciousness & Oral Presentation Title: Roboreality: Oscar Pistorius and the sci-fi imaginary
The Accessibility Conference: Inclusion, Community, Action (University of Guelph, Guelph, ON) May 31 – June 1, 2011 50-minute lecture, with Dr. Robyn Saaltink and Jenn Dutra – “Doctors without Barriers”: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Accommodation
Military and Veterans Health Research Forum (MVHR) (Four Points Sheraton, Kingston, ON) November 16, 2010 Poster Presentation Title: Soldier On: the construction, deconstruction and reconstruction of the Tactical Athlete/Cyborg Soldier
6th Annual Healthcare Research Competition (CUCOH Research Competition)(Queen’s University, Kingston, ON) November 14, 2010 Oral Presentation Title: Soldier On: Life After Acquired Disability
Annual Conference for the North American Society for the Sociology of Sport (NASSS) (Crowne Plaza Hotel, San Diego, CA) November 3 – 6 2010 Oral Presentation Title: Soldier On: An Exploration of Daily Life After Acquired Disability
Access, Accommodations, and Inclusion in the Online Learning Environment (Ontario Tech University, multiple departments)
Potential Futures in Kinesiology (2013) KNES 200: Introduction to Kinesiology
The Paralympic Movement (2014) KNES 289: Sport History in America
Discussing (Dis)Abilities (2014) KNES 400: Foundations of Public Health
Women, Sport and Disability (2015) KNES 487: Women Sports and Culture
Graduate Stipends (2017) Provost’s Dean’s Forum Meeting
Graduate Life & Wellness (2018) Urban and Regional Planning Departmental Seminar
The Ins & Outs of Academic Publishing: A Graduate Student Panel (2017) Common Quandaries (The University of Maryland Libraries)
Disabling Barriers: Making Public Health & Physical Activity Accessible for all (2018)
All About Conferencing (2018) Common Quandaries (The University of Maryland Libraries)