Curriculum Vitae

Doctor of Philosophy
McGill University

Specialist in Digital Humanities & Film Studies

Digital Content Advisor, Webmaster
Concordia University

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Digital Content Advisor, Webmaster at Concordia University
  • Content and User Experience (UX) consultant for university-wide web projects
  • SiteImprove power user for web accessibility initiatives

Digital Analyst at Evolving Web
  • Consultant for web design and content strategy for clients in higher education, government, and non-profit
  • Analyst and writer for proposals, business case studies, and digital content
  • Public-facing spokesperson and advocate at corporate and industry events and conferences 

University Course Lecturer 

Project Manager of Digital Humanities at McGill University
  • Professional writing for newsletter, listserv & social media
  • Event organizing: lecture series, workshops, conferences
  • Grant writing, market research for Digital Humanities program development 
  • Content management: Website auditing, UX testing & development

Cultural Organization
Research Administration

Web Publications

Print Publications

Forthcoming in 2025: “Politicized Web Praxis in Mexican Animated Short Films: “Reality 2.0” (2012) and “Retrato Político” (2013), Animated Cinema in Mexico: Ideology, the Family, and Profit in the National Cinema. Ed. David Dalton

“Augusto de Campos: Avant Garde, Post Flash,” Latin American Digital Poetics, Palgrave Pivot for 2022. Eds. Luis Correa-Días and Scott Weintraub

“Cyborg Citizenship in Keiichi Matsuda’s Colombian short film, “Hyper-Reality” (2016)” Digital EncountersUniversity of Toronto Press, 2019. Eds.  Cecily Raynor and Rhian Lewis

“Re-ordering material hierarchies of human, non-human, and posthuman in Jossie Malis Álvarez’s animated short film series, Bendito Machine (2006-2017)” Pushing Past the Human in Latin American CinemaSUNY Press, 2021. Eds. Gisela Heffes and Carolyn Fornoff

Book review of El Eternauta, Daytripper, and Beyond: Graphic Narrative in Argentina and Brazil published in Bulletin of Hispanic Studies, Vol. 95, No. 8, January 2018

“Was it all a Dream?: Chicana/o Children and Mestiza Consciousness in Super Cilantro Girl (2003) and Tata's Gift (2014),” Voices of Resistance: Essays on Chican@ Children's Literature, Rowman and Littlefield, 2018

Awards and Fellowships

  • Bourse d’excellence doctoral GREN (Groupe de recherche ser les editions critiques en contexte numerique), Summer 2021
  • McGill Graduate Mobility Award for research travel to Spain, Summer 2021
  • FRQSC (Fonds de Recherche du Quebec Societé et Culture) valued at 43,000$, 2018-2020
  • Franklin College University of Liverpool Doctoral Research Fellowship, 2017
  • Kennesaw State University - Foreign Languages Alumna of the Year, 2017
  • Louise McBee Scholarship for future women leaders at the Georgia, Association of Women in Higher Education (GAWHE) Conference, 2015
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant for UGA Dept of Romance Languages, 2014
  • Honors University Scholar of the Year, Kennesaw State University, 2010
  • Department of Foreign Language Senior of the Year, Kennesaw State University, 2010

Select Conference Presentations

  • “How to Make Great UX Decisions for your Content,” #PSEWEB 2023, Victoria, Canada 
  • “When Good Bones House Great Content” #PSEWEB 2022, Montreal, Canada
  • "Trans/national Lifespans of the Digital in Latin America: from Creation to Curation to Reception" Latin American Studies Association (LASA), May 5-8, 2022
  • “SOS / 404: TransCreation + Digital Obsolescence”  Trans[creation] Online Colloquium and Exhibition, Québec/Brasil, June 10 & 11, 2021
  • “Ibero-American Short Films as Indicators of (Trans)Nationalism and Posthumanism,” Colloque ACFAS - “Editions critiques multilingues : challenges et opportunités”, Spring 2021
  • “Ciro Guerra’s Embrace of the Serpent (2015): Exoticism and Colonialism in the Colombian Amazon” Colloque des Communications, Universite de Quebec a Montreal (UQAM), Spring 2019
  • "Brazilian National Critique & the Nonhuman Taboo in Claudio Assis’s Amarelo Manga (2002)" Printemps Litteraire Bresilien, McGill University, Spring 2019
  • "Technologizing feminist wrestling performance: An epistemological and theoretical account of eco-feminist cyborg wrestler, Amazona Prime" Off Script/Hors-Piste Conference, HTMelles Festival, Montreal, Canada, Fall 2018
  • "Re-ordering material hierarchies of human, non-human, and posthuman in Jossie Malis Álvarez’s animated short film series, Bendito Machine (2006-2017)" Southeastern Conference of Latin American Studies (SECOLAS), Vanderbilt University, Spring 2018
  • "Bio-politics and Bio-Power of the Cyborg Body in 'Hyper-Reality' (2016) and '.Sub' (2013)" University of Liverpool series on Digital Media Histories, Liverpool, UK, October 2017


McGill University 2018-2022
Doctorate of Philosophy in Hispanic Studies
Keywords: Film Studies, Digital Culture, Internet Histories, Posthumanism

University of Georgia 2012-2014
Masters of Arts in Spanish Literature
Keywords: Posthumanism, Transnational narrative, Latinx studies

Kennesaw State University 2006-2010
Bachelor of Arts in Spanish Education with Honors

Coursework abroad:
  • Universidad de La Serena, Chile, 2008
  • Universidad de Salamanca, Spain, 2007

Languages (in order of fluency level)

  • English - expert
  • Spanish - expert
  • French - intermediate-high
  • Portuguese - intermediate