Being a Golden Hawk means more than just cheering on our (really good) varsity teams – it means being a student who cares about your community, who works hard in the classroom, and who takes advantage of all the learning opportunities that can happen outside the classroom, too.
Politics of mobilities (i.e., geographic, corporeal, virtual and symbolic movement of technologies, content, people and ideas).
Mobilities and race (e.g., driving while black/brown).
Lynching imagery (i.e., creation and circulation of photos, postcards and moving images of lynching).
Current Research Project:
Point, Shoot, Upload: Gun-Camera Articulations in Pixels for Pistols Amnesties.
Fall 2015: Co-editor of a special issue of Transfers: Journal of Mobility Studies on the topic of mobilities and race.
Student Opportunities / Supervising
I welcome inquires from prospective graduate students. I have supervised the following major research papers by MA students:
Wade-West, T. 2013. "Gendered Dialogues within Sneakerhead Subculture."
Radin, K. 2012. Click, "Converse, Consume: How Online Interactions Contribute to In-store Consumption Habits."
Laramee, M-H. 2011. "Want Me Now, Want Me Never: Want Me Forever: The Creation of Distinct Cyber Types and E-identities Through Interface and Drop-Down Menu Coding."
Nicholson, J. 2014. Mobilities & Race. In G. Goggin & L. Hjorth, Eds. Routledge Companion to Mobile Media (pp. 346 – 355). New York: Routledge.
Nicholson, J. 2013. Conceptualizing mobilities & remediating the mob. In L. Regan Shade, Ed. Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 4th ed. (278 – 303). Scarborough, ON: Thomson Nelson.
Nicholson, J. 2010. Mobiles & mobilities. In L. Regan Shade, Ed. Mediascapes: New Patterns in Canadian Communication, 3rd ed. (372-390). Scarborough, ON: Thomson Nelson.
Nicholson, J. 2010. Third screen as cultural form in North America. In B. Crow, M. Longford & K. Sawchuk Eds. The Wireless Spectrum: The Politics, Practices and Poetics of Mobile Media (77-94). Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Nicholson, J. 2008. Calling Dick Tracy! Cellphone use, perverse nostalgia and a shadow history. Canadian Journal of Communication, 33(3): 370-404.