2016-17 Teaching Associate (Queen Mary University of London)
As a teaching associate, I serve as seminar tutor on the module Social and Political Marketing, offered to final year undergraduates. Within the module, I also deliver a lecture on trends in the partisan adoption of technology, particularly as this relates to the various impacts of participatory culture on emerging practices of social and political marketing.
2012-13 Assistant Lecturer in Anthropology (Maynooth University, Ireland)
As an assistant lecturer in anthropology I designed and delivered three 12-week, seminar-based modules: Political Media, Digital Anthropology, and Globalisation. These modules were offered to final year undergraduates, taught postgraduates, and PhD researchers.
2010-12 Second Year Tutor (Maynooth University, Ireland)
As second year tutor, I served as an undergraduate teaching assistant to Dr Patty Gray, Dr Jamie Saris, and Dr Mark Maguire, offering tutorials on theory and method in anthropology with responsibility for the entire second year cohort.
“Recontextualizing right-wing outrage in an era of post-television news participation” at BRESTOLON: The meaning of mediatized social order and action, Stockholm, 2016
Chair. Panel: “Agency—Virtual and Actual” at LSE Media and Communications PhD Symposium 2015—Struggle and Resistance in Media and Communications: Structure versus Agency?, LSE, 2015
“Talking Politics and Texting Selves: Linguistic Anthropological Reflections on the Regulation of Discourse and Identity in Digitally-Mediated Domains” at Erasmus Intensive Programme – Imagination: Translations – cultural, ethnographic, intermedia, Maynooth University, 2013
“The Production of the Populist: On the Indeterminacy of Participant Roles in Political Mass Mediation” at Maynooth University Department of Anthropology Seminar, Maynooth University, 2012
“‘This is getting a bit Gaydar, isn’t it?’: Tracing Trajectories of Ideology, Enregisterment, and Risk in an Online Social Network” at 111th American Anthropological Association Annual Meeting: Borders and Crossings, San Francisco, 2012
“Producing Populist Politics: A Linguistic Anthropological Analysis of Glenn Beck” at 12thEuropean Association of Social Anthropologists Biennial Conference: Uncertainty and Disquiet, University of Paris, Nanterre, 2012
“Paranoid, Pedagogue, Demiurge, Demagogue: Blackboard Didactics, Visual Rhetorics, and the Performance of Evidence in the Works of Glenn Beck” at The Art of Anthropology, University of Ulster, Belfast, 2011
Chair. Panel: “Borders and Migration” at 8th International Moving Anthropology Student Network Conference, Maynooth University, 2010
Chair. Panel: “New Identities” at Erasmus Intensive Programme – Relationality and the Principle of Diversity, University of Vienna, 2010
“Speech Styles and the Queering of Cyberspace: Contesting Modes of Textual Enselfment in an Online Social Network” at Erasmus Intensive Programme: Relationality and the Principle of Diversity, University of Vienna, 2010
“Mediascapes, Virtuality, and Neologic Creativity in US Political Discourse” at Irish Media Research Network Postgraduate Conference, Dublin City University, 2009
“Design, Convergence, and the Limits of Social Network Sites” at Ethnography, Creativity, Design, Intel and Maynooth University, 2009
“Trust Me, I’m a Social Network Profile” at Anthropological Crossings: Memory, Identity and Belonging in an Interconnected World, Queen’s University Belfast, 2009