Copy-Editing for Books, Journals and Reports
Digital Publishing and Production
Editing Books for Children and Teens
Indexing for Books, Journals and Reports
Introduction to Book Design
Proofreading for Books, Journals and Reports
Publicity for Book Publishers
Publishing Overview: Education
Publishing Overview: Trade
Scholarly and Reference Publishing
Visual Skills for Publishing
Area examinations: Critical theory and Canadian literature
Dissertation: “Ambivalence, Belonging, Citizenship: Ideology and the Represented Child in Twentieth-Century Canadian Fiction in English”
Committee: Dr. Lorraine York (Supervisor), Dr. Daniel Coleman, Dr. Sarah Brophy, Dr. Cecily Devereux (External Examiner)
Thesis: “Notes toward Editing L.M. Montgomery’s The Blythes Are Quoted”
Committee: Dr. Mary H. Rubio (Supervisor), Dr. Donna Palmateer Pennee
Diplôme d’études collégiales, Creative Arts, Champlain Regional College (Lennoxville, QC), 1994–1996
Appointments and Affiliations
Affiliate, Studio in Canadian Literary Cultures, McMaster University, 2013–
Research Associate, Centre for Research in Young People’s Texts and Cultures, University of Winnipeg, 2006– (Profile)
Copy Editor, Jeunesse: Young People, Texts, Cultures, 2010–
Member of the Editorial Board, Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, University of Winnipeg, 2006–2008
Assistant Editor, Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, University of Guelph, 2001–2004 (Editorial Assistant, 2000–2001)
Editorial Board, The Harrow: Original Works of Fantasy and Horror, 2000–2002
Editorial Assistant, Matrix Magazine, Concordia University, 1996–1999
Digital Humanities Projects
Director, L.M. Montgomery Online, 2014–
Director, L.M. Montgomery Research Group, 2008–2014 (Co-Chair, with Jason Nolan and Yuka Kajihara, 2007–2008; Co-Founder and Co-Moderator, LMM-L: L.M. Montgomery E-Mail List, University of Toronto, 1998–2007)
Online Editor, Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, University of Guelph, 2003–2004
Research Associate, Canadian Adaptations of Shakespeare, University of Guelph, 2001–2002
Conferences Organized and Chaired
Conference Sessions Organized and/or Chaired
Panel Chair, keynote address by Irene Gammel. L.M. Montgomery and War, University of Prince Edward Island, 27 June 2014.
Panel Chair, “Memory, Communities, and Readers.” L.M. Montgomery and Cultural Memory, University of Prince Edward Island, 22 June 2012.
Panel Chair, keynote address by Elizabeth Rollins Epperly. L.M. Montgomery and the Matter of Nature, University of Prince Edward Island, 25 June 2010.
Organizer and Chair, “Nature vs. Nurture: Cultural Inheritance in Canadian Literature.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English conference, Concordia University, 28 May 2010.
Chair, “A Different Anne? Anne in Translation.” L.M. Montgomery—Writer of the World, Uppsala University (Sweden), 22 August 2009.
Co-organizer and Co-chair (with Dr. Irene Gammel), “Anne of Green Gables: New Directions at 100.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English conference, University of British Columbia, 31 May 2008.
Chair, “Transforming our Gender(ed) Icons.” Transformations, Children’s Literature Association conference (Los Angeles), 10 June 2006.
Chair, “Building a Career in Children’s Literature.” Performing Childhood, Children’s Literature Association conference (Winnipeg), 10 June 2005.
Organizer and Chair, “Changes and Choices: Intertextuality and L.M. Montgomery.” Association of Canadian College and University Teachers of English conference, University of Manitoba, 31 May 2004.
Steering Committee and Webmaster, Early Canadian Literature Society, 2008–2010
Member, Board–Senate Hearing Panel for Sexual Harassment and Anti-Discrimination, McMaster University, 2005–2006
Administrator, Canadian Children’s Literature / Littérature canadienne pour la jeunesse, University of Guelph, 2003–2004 (Acting Administrator, 2002)
Administrative Affairs Coordinator, Concordia Association of Students in English, Concordia University, 1998–1999