As one of three co-founders of The MakerBus, I took the playful title of “Chief Instigator”. My work included meeting with potential collaborators from the non-profit and academic sectors, and encouraging critical thinking about making, makerspaces, and education. The MakerBus combined forces with Literacy Link South Central to promote digital literacy, which resulted in a series of maker modules for adult learners. >>

DH @ Guelph

The Digital Humanities Community at Guelph has been thriving over the past few years, with guest speakers coming from as far away as Australia and the United Kingdom, and as close as our own History and Philosophy Departments. >>


We at THINC Lab hosted two Wikipedia Edit-a-thons for International Women’s Day 2017 and 2018. They were popular events, and useful ways of getting people engaged with technology. >>

Computer Code

Programming Historian* Meet-ups

Drawing on the popular web-based programming lessons for historians, I organized and co-lead meet-ups for historians at the graduate level. Working in groups or pairs, the participants problem-solved and created together, and had myself or my co-leader, Adam Doan at the University of Guelph Library, to help troubleshoot. >>