The presentation of my work in progress to my academic peers is something that I take very seriously. This motivates me to attend regional and national conferences. It is always wonderful to connect with those in the discipline.
“Digital Ethnography and Youth Culture: Methodological Techniques and Ethical Dilemmas.” Digital Sociology Mini-Conference, Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 18, 2016.
"Friends and Romance Online: Techno-Interaction and Relationships Among College Students." Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. New York, NY. February 27, 2015.
"Technology and Making Meaning in College Relationships: Reconsidering Presence." Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. February 23, 2014.
“Context and Hyper-Connection: Being Present in College Relationships.” Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 23, 2013.
“Monsters, Ghosts and Cyborgs: Techno-organic Systems and Cybercommunications.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Las Vegas, NV. August 22, 2011.
“Technologies of Relationships: Meaning Making and Interconnection in the Techno-Social World.” Theorizing the Web 2011. College Park, MD. April 9, 2011.
“The (ICT) Revolution continues… (& is still not televised).” With Dr. Julia Loughlin and Dr. Arthur Paris. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 19, 2010.
“Living a Techno-organic Life: Interpersonal Relationships and Social Networking Technology Among College Students.” Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. March 19, 2010.
“Real Research in the Undergraduate Classroom: Team Ethnography as an Introduction to Qualitative Methods.” With Dr. Marjorie DeVault. Eastern Sociological Society Annual Meeting. Baltimore, MD. March 20, 2009.
“The Value of Hard Work: Low Wage Labor and the Construction of Work as a Moral Virtue.” Society for the Study of Social Problems Annual Conference. Boston, MA. August 2, 2008.
"Shifting Spheres: Gender, Labor and the Construction of National Identity.” American Sociological Association Annual Meeting. Boston, MA. August 1, 2008
“Imperial Images: Gender, Panoptic Time and the Construction of the Nation State through World War II Propaganda.” Binghamton Graduate Student Conference in Historical Sociology. Binghamton, NY. April 29, 2007.
“Worship of Work: The Discourse of Labor in America and Work as a Site of Vulnerability.” North Central Sociological Association. Indianapolis, IN. March 28, 2006
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