A unique blend of corporate, strategic, technical, academic, and creative communications and publishing experiences.

 

Recent Activities:

Fall 2016: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Communications for Engineers" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada. This is my eighth consecutive term at TW and my fourth with ECFE.

Summer & Fall 2016: I am consulting with Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology to develop a new online business communications course for the Winter 2017 Term. I am also scoping out a potential (and cool) new course that will explore a certain entertainment property that is quite popular and influential.

Summer 2016: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Communications for Engineers" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada. This is my seventh consecutive term at TW and my third with ECFE.

Winter 2016: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Communications for Engineers" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada. This is my sixth consecutive term at TW and my second with ECFE.

Fall & Winter 2015/2016: Hired as a writing coach for a graduate student attending Royal Roads University in British Columbia.

September 16, 2015: I participated as an alumni panelist at York University's Graduate Studies New Student Orientation.

Fall 2015: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Communications for Engineers" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada. I was also commissioned to overhaul and redesign this course from scratch over the summer.

August 2015: Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training has asked me to overhaul and teach the "Effective Communications for Engineers" course for the Fall Term. Thank you, I accept!

Summer 2015: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Business Communication" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada.

March 24-26,2015: I visited the A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory to research a paper on the decommissioning of their Emperor Tandem Van de Graaff accelerator. I also gave a seminar on March 26 to Yale's Department of Physics about my Van de Graaff research. See A.W. Wright Laboratory Events and Yale University Department of Physics Events.

January 23, 2015: Presented a briefing on historic changes in American government funding of science from the 1930s onwards and recent Canadian government funding of defence technologies and science at the Better Science Policy in Canada workshop at the University of Toronto, Victoria College - hosted by the Institute for the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology (IHPST) and by Scientists for the Right to Know. Read about it in The Varsity and in The Bubble Chamber.

Speakers:

11:05 - 11:20 Margrit Eichler (President, Scientists for the Right to Know)
11:20 - 11:35 Christianne Stephens (Anthropology, York)
11:35 - 11:50 Pamela Wong (Ecology, U of T)
11:50 - 12:05 Amrit Phull (Architecture, Waterloo)
12:05 - 12:20 Bruce Hyer (Deputy leader of the Green Party)
12:20 - 12:35 Rebecca Moore (IHPST, U of T)
12:35 - 12:45 Ted Hsu (MP, Science & Technology Critic, Liberal Party of Canada) (plus short response by Marty Cooke via video)
12:45 - 13:00 Edward Fenner (STS, York)
13:00 - 13:15 Curtis Forbes (IHPST, U of T)

Winter 2015: As adjunct faculty, I am teaching "Technical Writing" and "Effective Business Writing" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada.

November 2014: Preliminary discussions with Yale University's A.W. Wright Nuclear Structure Laboratory about me writing a paper on the decommissioning of their Emperor Tandem Van de Graaff accelerator.

October 24, 2014: Attended the Big Picture Conference at York University. There were fascinating, informative, and interactive discussions on:

October 15, 2014: Attended Fall Convocation where I graduated with my Master of Arts in Science and Technology Studies at York University in Toronto. Photo.

Summer 2014: Became a member of the Science & Health Policy Research Cluster (SHPRC) at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) in the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo, ON, Canada.

Summer & Fall 2014: As adjunct faculty, I taught "Technical Writing" and "Effective Business Writing" courses at Seneca College of Applied Arts and Technology, Faculty of Continuing Education & Training at their Newnham Campus in Toronto, ON, Canada.

May 26, 2014: Presented a paper at the Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science (CSHPS) 2014 Congress at Brock University. Topic: "Smashing Atoms and Making Money: Robert J. Van de Graaff's High Voltage Engineering Corporation — Methods and challenges of marketing peaceful uses for particle accelerators during the Cold War."

May 21-23, 2014: Participated in the inaugural workshop: The Science-Policy Interface — International Comparisons — Canada/UK/US at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) in the Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI) in Waterloo, ON, Canada.

See News section for more activities.