Service

Administrative

2018-present: Co-lead, Education Excellence Learning Communities, University of Leicester

2018-present: AHRC Funder Group member, University of Leicester

2017-present: Co-chair, Diversity and Inclusion Committee, Higher Education Video Game Alliance

2016-present: Programme Director, MA Media, Gender, and Social Justice

2016-present: Deputy Research Director, Media Cultures, School of Media, Communication, and Sociology

2016-present: Member, DiGRA Diversity Committee

2016-2017: Programme Director, MA New Media & Society, School of Media, Communication, and Sociology

2015-present: Member, Arts and Humanities Research Council Peer Review College

2014-present: Member, DiGRA UK Diversity and Equity Committee

2015-2016: Lecturer Representative, Research Committee, Department of Media and Communication

2015-2016: Web Design Chair, Department of Media and Communication

2014-2015: Assessment Officer/Exams Tutor, Department of Media and Communication

2014-2015: Lecturer Representative, Management Board, Department of Media and Communication

2014-2015: Admissions Liaison Officer, Department of Media and Communication

2009-2010: President, Communication and Culture Graduate Student Association, York University, Toronto, Canada

2008-2009: Treasurer, Communication and Culture Graduate Student Association, York University, Toronto, Canada

2008-2009: Representative to the York University Graduate Student Association, York University, Toronto, Canada

2007-2008: Conference Chair, Intersections 2008, York University, Toronto, Canada

2007: Arts and Entertainment Program Assistant, Pride Toronto, Toronto, Ontario

2004-2006: M.A. Student Representative, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

2004-2005: Communications Director, Golden Key Honour Society, Concordia University, Montréal, Canada

Editorial Boards

2010-present: Cyborg Subjects: Discourses on Digital Culture (http://www.cyborgsubjects.org)

2010-present: Loading…. Journal of the Canadian Game Studies Association

Reviewing

2019: Games and Literary Theory Conference

2019: Playful Learning Annual Conference

2018: Continuum

2018: Culture Machine

2018-2019: Game Studies

2018-2019: SAGE Publications

2018: Carnegie Trust

2017: Learning, Media and Technology

2017: Feminist Media Studies

2017: CHI Play

2017: Games and Culture

2017: ReFiguring Innovation in Games Annual Conference

2017: Canadian Game Studies annual conference

2017: Bloomsbury

2016: International Association for Media and Communication Research

2016: Celebrity Studies

2016: Women’s Studies in Communication

2015-2019: National Science Foundation

2015: Routledge

2015: University of Minnesota Press

2015: European Journal of Cultural Studies        

2015: Journal of Gender Studies       

2014: Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

2014: Meaningful Play Annual Conference

2013-2014: Information, Communication, and Society

2013-2014: International Communication Association

2013-2017: Digital Games Research Association Conference- program committee

2012: Foundations of Digital Games Annual Conference- program committee

2011: Graduate Journal of Social Science

2010-present: Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference

2010-2011: International Journal of Gender, Science, and Technology

2009-2010: eTopia special issues for the Intersections Annual Conference

2008-2013: Loading…Journal of the Canadian Game Studies Association

2008-2010: Eludamos: Journal for Computer Game Studies

Media

October 24, 2016: Quoted in Rolling Stone, “‘Neopets’: Inside Look at Early 2000s Internet Girl Culture”

October 16, 2015: Quoted in Slate, “Why Does Hate Thrive Online?”

December 16, 2012:  Interviewed for Fresh Air, CBC Radio 1, “The Real Face of Gaming”