Scholarly Journal Articles

2020 "Michael W. Burke-Gaffney and the UFO Debate in Atlantic Canada, 1947-1969,Scientia Canadensis 42(1): 54-74.

2018 "Social Media, the Folk, and Bizarre Stories of Nova Scotia," Canadian Journal of Media Studies 16 (Winter): 76-98

2017 ""Then the Saucers Do Exist?": UFOs, the Practice of Conspiracy, and the Case of Wilbert Smith," Journal of Canadian Studies 51(3): 665-696.

2017 “The Funeral Director and His Film, Studies in Social Justice 11(2): 307-315.

2017 “Causing a Ruckus: Complicity and Performance in Stories of Port Moody,” Public History Review 24: 38-53.

2017 “Never Mind the Ballots: The Edible Ballot Society and the Performance of Citizenship," Contention: A Multidisciplinary Journal of Social Protest 5(2): 1-27.

Blog Posts

2017 "Canada, UFOs, and Wishful Thinking," ActiveHistory.ca, February 10.

2016 "The Whale That Slapped the Nova Scotian: 'Bizarre news reports, media framing, and the Folk," Acadiensis Blog, June 27.

Other Writing

2019 "Moon Landing Hoax," "Death of Stephen Hawking," and "Project Blue Beam" entries in Conspiracies and Conspiracy Theories in American History, edited by Christopher Fee and Jeffrey Webb. ABC Clio.

2012 Tracks in Time: Port Moody's First 100 Years (contributing author). Port Moody Heritage Society.

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