I am an Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Guelph. My research interests focus is digital politics: use and impact of digital technologies by Canadian political actors. In addition to conducting research on digital campaigning in the last five Canadian federal elections, I have published work on political marketing, gender in Canadian politics and Ontario politics. I am the co-author of Fighting for Votes: Parties, the Media and Voters in an Ontario Election and the co-editor of Political Communication in Canada: Meet the Press, Tweet the Rest and Mind the Gaps: Canadian Perspectives on Gender and Politics. My work has been published in the Information Communication and Society, Party Politics and the Canadian Journal of Political Science. I am a team member of Online Citizenship Canadasupported by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) and the primary investigator on the SSHRC funded project Digital Campaigning in Canada: A Comparative Study. I’m a Research Associate with Groupe de recherche en communication politique (Université Laval). I teach courses on digital politics and Canadian politics including political parties, elections and Canadian identity.
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