Labour Studies; Museum Studies; Heritage Conservation; Sociology of Information and Communication Technology
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 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 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)
- DesRoches, Davina (2007). Rights or Restrictions? An examination of several key issues and debates surrounding the use and potential legislative protection of DRM systems, Canadian Association of Research Libraries.
- DesRoches, Davina (2006). "Postsecondary Students, Perceptual Disabilities and Copyright Reform: A Discussion Paper", Canadian Association of Research Libraries.http://www.carl-abrc.ca/projects/copyright/pdf/perceptual_disability.pdf
- DesRoches, Davina (2005). "A Brave New World? Access Copyright in its Own Words on Issues Affecting Research Libraries", Canadian Association of Research Libraries.http://www.carl-abrc.ca/projects/copyright/pdf/access_copyright.pdf
- DesRoches, Davina (2005). "A Compilation of Views on Aspects of Copyright Reform, as Submitted in Response to the Consultation Paper on Digital Copyright Issues", Canadian Association of Research Libraries.
- “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.