Design, develop, and evaluate Communication Studies curriculum and hold classes and adhere to all established college teaching policies and standards. Supervise and manage committees and closely analyze student engagement and learning outcomes.
Liaised closely with instructors and administrators of various disciplines to initiate innovative and effective programs that enhanced students’ interests, motivations, and retention. Created lesson plans and curriculum in Communication Studies, Popular Culture, Cinematic Arts, and Honors programs.
Received multiple grants from the Institution and the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada. Designed and taught two courses for the Faculty of Information and Media Studies. Successfully completed and defended my dissertation, Communicating Crimes: Covering Gangs in Contemporary Canadian Journalism within the four-year funding period.
Received multiple grants and awards from the institution including the Distinguished Graduate Student Award. Completed MA Thesis "Canada's Toughest Neighbourhood" : Surveillance, Myth and Orientalism in Jane-Finch within the year-long funding period.
Graduated with honors and a Minor in Sociology. Received the Canadian Association of Journalists/Canada NewsWire Student Award for Excellence in Journalism with co-author Joe Friesen.
Richardson, C. (2020). Batman and the Joker: Contested Sexuality in Popular Culture. London: Routledge.
Richardson, C. (Ed.) (2020). Violence in American Society: An Encyclopedia of Trends, Problems, and Perspectives. Santa Barbara, CA: Greenwood Press. [2 Volumes]
Richardson, C., & Smith Fullerton, R. (Eds.) (2016). Covering Canadian Crime: What Journalists Should Know and the Public Should Question. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Richardson, C., & Skott-Myhre, H. A. (Eds.) (2016). Habitus of the Hood. Bristol: Intellect Press.
Richardson, C., & Elrod, M. (2016). BioShock and the Ghost of Ayn Rand: Universal Learning and Tacit Knowledge in Contemporary Video Games. In C. Duret & C.-M. Pons (Eds.). Contemporary Research on Intertextuality in Video Games (pp. 92-107). Hershey, PA: IGI Global.
Skott-Myhre, H., & Richardson, C. (2019). Deleuze and Guattari’s Geophilosophy Meets 2Pac’s Thug Life: Resistance to the Present. In D. Fancy & H. Skott-Myhre (Eds.). Art as Revolt: Thinking Politics through Immanent Aesthetics (pp. 183-198). Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press.
Richardson, C. (2011). “Can’t Tell Me Nothing”: Symbolic Violence, Education, and Kanye West. Popular Music & Society, 34 (2), 97-112.
Digital Humanities Summer Institute (DHSI) Scholarship, University of Victory, British Columbia, 2020. (deferred to 2021 due to COVID-19)
Governor’s Teaching Fellow, University of Georgia, Institute of Higher Education, 2014-2015.
Vulcan Teaching Excellence Award, Young Harris College, 2015.
Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) of Canada Doctoral Fellowship, Western University, 2010-2012.