Reflections on learning & teaching & learning

When I think about the things that have really shaped not only my education and career,but who I am as a person, I think about those “ah-ha” paradigm shift courses that forever changed the way I see myself and others in the world. Those are what I strive to help my students achieve.


Flow Column: Snapchat, Privacy, & Discourse

We need to shift discourse away from discussing sexual and suggestive photos as inappropriate and abnormal, and rather focus on the inappropriate acts of sharing. This not only places blame back where it belongs – on those violating privacy – but also moves away from discourse that demonizes expressions of sexuality;


Talk Whenever, Wherever: My latest article now available online

My most recent article about how cell phone industries construct gender and social practices of surveillance is now available online in the Journal of Children & Media. Would love feedback and feel free to distribute widely. Available here. Abstract: Mobile service provider commercials afford insight into contemporary expectations and norms of cell phone use within the…