Doctor of Philosophy (Social Sciences)
Anthropology & Sociology, Media & Communications

School of Social Sciences
Faculty of Arts
University of Western Australia
2011 – 2015

Oxford Internet Institute Summer Doctoral Programme (OIISDP)
(Best Student Presentation)
University of Oxford

July 2014

International Tutors Program
(Special Commendation)

Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL)
University of Western Australia
February – June 2014

CCI Winter School (CCIWS)
ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries & Innovation (CCI)

Queensland University of Technology
June 2013

Bachelor of Social Sciences
(First Class Honours, Top Female Student in Sociology, Best Student in Gender Studies)
Sociology and Gender Studies

Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
National University of Singapore, Singapore
Supervisor: Assoc Prof Eric C. Thompson
2007 – 2011


Visiting Research Fellow
Department of Internet Studies
School of Media, Culture and Creative Arts
Curtin University
February – March 2017

Op3n Fellow (writing fellow)
OpenCare Research
August – October 2016

Postdoctoral Fellow
Department of Sociology
National University of Singapore
July 2016 – Present 

“Digital Living And Dying In (South) East Asia”
Science, Technology and Society (STS) Cluster

Asia Research Institute (ARI)
Mentor: Dr Connor Graham
March 2016 – Present

Affiliated Researcher
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC)
Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)
Jönköping University
Mentor: Asst Prof Mart Ots
March 2016 – Present

Research Assistant
“Constructing Young People Online”

Curtin University
Mentor: Dr Tama Leaver
December 2015 – July 2016

Research Assistant
Various projects
Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
Mentor: Professor Kristine Ask
August 2015 – April 2016

Research Assistant
“LGBT Youth Resilience”
(ARC Discovery Project)

University of Western Australia (UWA)
Mentor: Assoc Prof Rob Cover
October – December 2015

Research Assistant
“Toddlers and Tablets: Exploring the risks and benefits 0-5s face online”
(ARC Discovery Project)

Edith Cowan University (ECU)
Mentor: Prof Lelia Green
September – October 2015

Visiting Scholar, Co-lecturer, UROP Co-supervisor
Tembusu College

National University of Singapore (NUS)
Mentor: Dr Connor Graham
August – November 2015

Visiting Researcher
Digital Ethnography Research Centre (DERC)

Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT)
Mentor: Assoc Prof Heather Horst
May 2015

Visiting Doctoral Fellow
Media Management and Transformation Center (MMTC)

Jönköping International Business School (JIBS)
Jönköping University
Mentor: Asst Prof Mart Ots
January – April 2015

Tutor & Guest lecturer
Anthropology & Sociology

School of Social Sciences
University of Western Australia (UWA)
August 2012 – November 2014

Tutor & Guest lecturer
Communication & Media Studies

School of Social Sciences
University of Western Australia (UWA)
August 2012 – November 2014


Details available upon request.
Past clients include fashion labels, F&B businesses, Internet personalities, media research companies, and religious organizations. 

2011 – Present


ARC Centre of Excellence for Creative Industries and Innovation
Sociocultural Approaches to Digital Media Scholarship Masterclass, 28-29 October 2014

Information Services (IS)
Endnote, May 2012

OneSearch, May 2012
Information Services database usage, September 2011

Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)
Researching Intimacy and Personal Life (with Sasha Roseneil), 4 September 2014

Digital Life Writing Masterclass (with Paul Arthur), 26 August 2013
From Ritual Sex to Sexual Individuality Masterclass (with Gilbert Herdt), 31 July 2012
From Academic Researcher to Entrepreneurial Writer Masterclass (with Simon Clews), 5 June 2012
Research with Impact in the Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, May 2012

Postgraduate Writing Away Retreat Albany, GRS
Drafting Techniques, February 2014

Effective use of sources, February 2014

Postgraduate Writing Retreat Crawley, GRS
January 2014

Postgraduate Writing Retreat St Catherine’s College, GRS
Calling on the right brain, September 2013

How to write a journal article, March 2012

Research Methods, March 2012

Thinkwell Workshops for Research Students
The seven secrets of highly successful research students, April 2012

Completion Masterclass, April 2012

UWA Graduate Research School (GRS)
Academic writing in practice, May 2012

Principles of academic writing, May 2012
How to write a better thesis, April 2012
Conceptualizing your research, March 2012
Managing and reviewing the literature, March 2012
Writing your research proposal, March 2012
Kickstart your research, March 2012

UWA StudySmarter
How to synthesise, April 2012

How to take notes from readings, April 2012
How to paraphrase, April 2012
How to manage academic reading, April 2012
How to establish and develop written arguments, March 2012


Centre for the Advancement of Teaching and Learning (CATL)
Seven tips on teaching like a pirate, September 2014
Using student feedback to improve your teaching, October 2013
What counts as evidence of good teaching?, September 2013

International Postgraduate Teachers @ UWA Programme, CATL
February – June 2014

Motivation: Engaging your students in meaningful learning
Understanding the Australian system: Cultural modes of learning at UWA
English language development: Communicating better with your student
Small group teaching: Strategies for use in tutorials, seminars, workshops and lab
Microteaching, large group teaching, evaluation of teaching resources for future development
Things you need to know about teaching at UWA
Marking and Providing Effective Student Feedback
Teaching Peer Review Assessment

Sessional Staff Professional Development Day, CATL
Assessment 101: Things you need to know about assessment, March 2014

Rubrics: Your solution to assessment woes, March 2014

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