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Queen's University
 

Davina DesRoches

Ph.D. Candidate

Davina DesRoches

Email: davina.desroches@queensu.ca 
Office: D402 Mackintosh-Corry Hall
Tel:  613-533-6000 ext. 75547

 

Supervisor:  Dr Vincent Mosco

Research Interests

Labour Studies; Museum Studies; Heritage Conservation; Sociology of Information and Communication Technology

Education

Doctoral Degree, Queen’s University (Spring/ Summer 2013, expected), Sociology, Communication and Information Technology Stream

Master’s Degree, Carleton University (November 2009),
Canadian Studies - Thesis title: Transition, Transformation, Revolution: An Assessment of Open Access Discourse and Practice in Canada

Bachelor’s Degree, Carleton University (June 2007),
Combined Honours degree in History and Canadian Studies

Academic Honours and Awards

  • 2010-2013 - Joseph-Armand Bombardier Canada Graduate Scholarship
  • 2009 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2009 - Cogeco Scholarship
  • 2009 - S. F. Wise Graduate Bursary
  • 2008 - Ontario Graduate Scholarship
  • 2008 - Walter Baker Fellowship
  • 2007 - Departmental Scholarship
  • 2007 – 2009 - Domestic Tuition Master’s Scholarship
  • 2007 - Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement
  • 2004 – 2006 - Ottawa Women’s Canadian Club Scholarship
  • 2003 – 2007 - Deans’ Honour List
  • 2003 – 2007 - Faculty Scholarship

Teaching Experience

  • Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, Queen's University, SOCY 276: Substantive Issues in Social Deviance (Instructor: Julie Gregory) January 2011-April 2011
  • Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, Queen's University, SOCY 275: Theories of Deviance and Social Control (Instructor: Julie Gregory) September 2010 - December 2010
  • Teaching Assistant, Sociology Department, Queen’s University, SOCY 122: Introduction to Sociology (Dr. Rob Beamish) September 2009 – April 2010
  • Teaching Assistant, History Department, Carleton University, HIST 1300: Introduction to Canadian History (Dr. Matthew Bellamy) September 2008 – April 2009
  • Teaching Assistant, History Department, Carleton University, HIST 2303: Canadian Political History (Dr. Duncan McDowall) September 2007 – April 2008
  • Enriched Support Program Workshop Facilitator, Centre for Initiatives in Education, Carleton University, September 2005 – April 2006

Research Experience

  • Research Assistant for Dr. Vincent Mosco, June 2010 -
  • Heritage Consultant, Workers’ Heritage Centre, May 2008 – September 2008
  • Research Associate, Canadian Association of Research Libraries, September 2005 – April 2008
  • Internship, International Centre for the Study of the Preservation and Restoration of Cultural Property (ICCROM), 32nd Session of the World Heritage Committee in Quebec City, Canada (July 2-10, 2008)

Publications

Printed Reports

Conference Presentations

  • “Moving Forward: Reconciling the Needs of Perceptually Disabled Postsecondary Students with Copyright Reform.” Presenting at the Ontario Library Association Super Conference, Toronto, Ontario, January 27th, 2009 [invited].
  • “Postsecondary Students, Perceptual Disabilities and Copyright Reform: Issues for Consideration.” Presented at the OALT/ABO 35th Annual Conference, Kingston, Ontario, May 10th 2008 [invited].

Other Academic Activites

  • Workshop leader, “Adventures in Citizenship.” Rotary Club of Ottawa, May 5th, 2009.
  • Rapporteur, “World Heritage: Defining and Protecting Important Views.” Round Table organized by the Canada Research Chair on Built Heritage, Montreal, Quebec, March 20th 2008.
  • Workshop leader, “Adventures in Citizenship.” Rotary Club of Ottawa, April 29th, 2008.

Kingston, Ontario, Canada. K7L 3N6. 613.533.2000