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Stars and Silhouettes: A History of the Cameo Role in Hollywood. Wayne State University Press, October 2020. Buy it here from WSU Press!













Peer-reviewed journal articles


"Bad Blood: Serial Killers, True Crime, and the Racial Imaginary in Shadow of a Doubt." Canadian Journal of Film Studies 33.1, Spring 2024.

"Top 10 Everything: WatchMojo and the monetization of fan culture on YouTube." Cinephile 14.1,  May 2020.

"Now You've Got the Shiveries: Affect, Intimacy, and the ASMR Whisper Community." Television & New Media 16.8 (December 2015): 683-700.


“From the Ground Up: Transforming the Inside Out LGBT Film and Video Festival of Toronto.” Canadian Journal of Film Studies 21.1 (Spring 2012): 38-57.


“The Body of the Machine: Computer Interfaces in American Popular Cinema Since 1982.” Projections 5.2 (Winter 2011): 75-95.

Book chapters

"Farming, Unedited: Failure, Humor, and Fortitude in Instagram’s

Agricultural Underground.” Food Instagram: Identity, Influence,

and Negotiation. Emily Contois and Zenia Kish. University of

lllinois Press, 2022. Buy it here from UIP!

In progress

Principal Investigator, Seeing the Trees/Unearthing Forest Film Archives, IRF, SSHRC Insight Development Grant, TRU 2022-24.

Co-researcher, “Overcoming copyright impediments to learning, scholarship, and creativity in media-intensive fields.”

  • creating qualitative study of need for and preparing best practices codes for media educators and librarians in Canada to guide use of copyright media

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