Education

The University of Western Ontario

SEPT 2013 – PRESENT
Bachelor of Arts – Major in Media, Information & Technoculture

Professional Experience

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Ontario Student Trustees' Association

AUG 2014 – PRESENT
Director, Unified Communications

Member of the Board of Directors; responsible for advising, governing, and overseeing organizational policy and direction and assisting with leadership and financial responsibility

Supervising a team of three and managing the organization’s unified communications systems and technical infrastructure, including the Microsoft Exchange, Lync, SharePoint, and Active Directory components of an Office 365 tenant, providing insight into its operation as well as technical oversight

Responsible for the supervision, safety, and security of over 75 underaged student trustees in attendance at multiple conferences hosted by the Ontario Student Trustees’ Association

TD Bank Group

MAY 2016 – DEC 2016
Data Analyst

Scotiabank Global Banking and Markets

MAY 2014 – SEPT 2015
Technical Analyst

Halton District School Board

MAY 2012 – AUG 2013
Student Trustee

Publications

Dhanjal, Arjun. “Student voice, government, and representation in Ontario, Canada.” Connect 2016, no. 218 (April 2016): 17–21. http://research.acer.edu.au/connect/vol2016/iss218/1/. [Direct Link]

Conference Papers

Dhanjal, Arjun. “Hummus-ide: Israeli appropriation of Arab–Palestinian food culture.” In The Salon: Annotations. London, 2016.

Research Interests

Cultural studies: intersectional feminism; queer sexuality, representation, and activism; science-fiction media; cybernetics; cyberpunk fiction; international conflict and warfare; media representations of domestic terrorism; the military–industrial complex; surveillance societies; comics.
Philosophy and theory: Marxism; feminist and queer theory (Butler, Foucault, Haraway, Salamon, Stryker); the Frankfurt School (Adorno, Althusser, Horkheimer, Marcuse); critical race theory (Crenshaw, Dyer, hooks); the posthuman condition (Badmington, Hayles); transhumanism; DeBord's spectacle.

Skills and Attributes

Research

Media analysis

Critical theory

Leadership & development

Public speaking

Community outreach

Event planning

Social media