Selected Media

  • Canadian Association of University Teachers (2017, Apr). Using social media to engage supporters & build solidarity. [link]
  • Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2017, Mar). Vive la procrastination! [link]
  • Inside Higher Education (2017, Mar). Model for success: New paper proposes framework for supporting the needs of pretenure faculty members. [link]
  • Times Higher Education (2017, Mar). Academics at lower-ranked universities ‘have poorer well-being’. [link]
  • Slate (2017, Feb). Academics on Twitter are taking on the Trump administration with satire. [link]
  • Times Higher Education (2017, Feb). Academic Twitter satire goes up a notch in Trump era. [link]
  • Inside Higher Education (2017, Feb). Tears of professor clown: Satirical academic social media accounts go serious to protest Donald Trump. [link]
  • Canadian Science Publishing (2016, Dec). Science and academic humour. [link]
  • Buzzfeed (2016, Nov). This website is listing “anti-American” US professors. [link]
  • Study International News (2016, Nov). Academics use #trollprofwatchlist hashtag to ridicule U.S. watchlist of ‘liberal’ professors. [link]
  • Schmitt, J. (2016, Oct). Streamlining academic conversations to better share scholarship in a social age. [link]
  • Prange-Martin, L. (2016, June). The emergence of memes in online discussions about Scandinavian economics. Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences, Calgary, AB. [link]
  • MLA Committee on Information Technology (2016, Apr). Demonstrating the scholarship of Twitter. [link]
  • The London School of Economics (2016, Apr). Many a true word is spoken in jest: Twitter accounts that mock, self-ridicule and bring a smile to academia. [link]
  • Times Higher Education (2016, Apr). Is tweeting the modern equivalent of Comte staring into his mirror while he wrote? [link]
  • The Guardian (2016, Mar). Follow the leaders: The best social media accounts for academics. [link]
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education (2016, Mar). Here are 15 indispensable academic twitter accounts. [link]
  • Wired (2016, March). 101 profiles to follow to make Twitter more interesting. [link]
  • The Guardian (2016, Feb). How to increase your impact with academic social media. [link]
  • Northern Illinois University, Faculty Development and Instructional Design Center (2016, Feb). Using social media for faculty. [link]
  • Concordia University, Office of the Vice-President, Research and Graduate Studies (2015, Oct). The Graduate Student Twitterverse, Part 3. [link]
  • University Affairs (2015, Oct). The McGill prof behind ‘Shit Academics Say’. [link]
  • Times Higher Education (2015, Sept). The weird and wonderful world of academic Twitter. [link]
  • McGill University, Alumni Magazine (2015, Aug). A wry look at academic life. [link]
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education  (2015, July). @AcademicsSay: The story behind a social-media experiment. [link]
  • The Chronicle of Higher Education (2015, July). What did you say? [link]
  • Buzzfeed (2015, Jan). 19 things every academic will immediately relate to. [link]
  • Huffington Post (2014, Dec). Academic journals: The most profitable obsolete technology in history. [link]
  • CBC Radio Canada (2014, March). Benoît Melançon: Un Internaute de la Première Heure. [link]
  • Times Higher Education (2014, Jan). THE scholarly web. [link]
  • Forbes (2013, November). New study asks: What kind of bored are you? [link]
  • Huffington Post (2013, Nov). Apathetic boredom, fifth type of boredom, identified by researchers. [link]
  • LA Times (2013, Nov). An exciting discovery about boredom. [link]
  • National Geographic (2013, Nov). The most boring article you’ll read today. [link]
  • New York Magazine (2013, Nov). A post about a study about being bored. [link]
  • The Independent (2013, Nov). Are you indifferent, restless or apathetic? Scientists identify a fifth type of boredom. [link]
  • McGill University, Headway Blog (2013, Sept). Insight in sight. [link]
  • Association for Psychological Science (2013, Aug). Do girls really experience more math anxiety? (Press release). [link]
  • CBC (2013, Aug). Girls’ fear of math debunked, study suggests. [link]
  • Discovery Health (2013, Aug). A new brand of boredom. [link]
  • Education Week (2013, Aug). Math anxiety gets fresh look, different twist in new research. [link]
  • Popular Science (2013, Aug). When it’s test time, girls and boys are equally scared of math. [link]
  • German Embassy, Ottawa (2013, July). Award for German-Canadian educational research. [link]
  • University of Konstanz (2013, July). Partnership Development Grant for German-Canadian research cooperation between top universities in Konstanz, Munich and Montreal (Press release). [link]
  • Taxer, J. L., & Neber, H. (2012). The handbook of emotion, motivation, and self-regulation in learning and instruction. Gifted and Talented International, 27(2), 81-83. [link]
  • Baer, L. (2011, August). Sometimes discretion is the better part of valour. Dialogue: Bulletin of the Centre for Research in Human Development, 4(2). [link]