VITA

CURRICULUM VITÆ  ANDRIKO LOZOWY

CITIZENSHIP: Canadian

LANGUAGES: English, Ukrainian

Assistant Professor, Sociology, University of Lethbridge.

PREVIOUS POSITIONS

August 2016 – May 2017, Instructor at Grande Prairie Regional College. Alberta.

November 2014 – May 2016, Instructor at Keyano College. Fort McMurray, Alberta.

  1. Post Doctoral Research Fellow – City Region Studies Centre, University of Alberta. Visual Methods and Community Based Research, Supervised by Dr. Rob Shields.

EDUCATION

Doctor of Philosophy, Sociology, University of Alberta. 2013._Sociology Specialization: Theory/Culture/Communication. Candidacy Exam: Visualizing Oil Sands Development. Professional Development: Imaginations Journal Editor, Design Editor, Curator. Icons of Oil: Photographing Alberta’s Oil Industry Landscape From Practice to Collaboration Supervisor: Rob Shields (Sociology, Art & Design, Extension). Thesis Examiner: Jussi Parikka (Winchester School of Art)

Master of Arts, Sociology, Lakehead University. 2008. Specialization: Winter Culture in Canada._Thesis Title: Failure in the Frostbelt: The City in Winter Supervisor: Gary Genosko (Sociology, Philosophy)

Bachelors of Arts, Sociology, University of Alberta. 2006. Minor: Fine Art

GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS AND AWARDS

2016, January. Keyano College, Collaborative Student Research Grant, $5000_

2015, October. Keyano College, Travel Award. $2500_

2013, July. University of Alberta, Sociology, Department, Travel Grant. $1500_

2011, May. University of Alberta, Sociology Department, Travel Grant. $1500_

2010, May. University of Alberta, Sociology Department, Graduate Student Research Grant. $7000

2009, Sept. Queen Elizabeth II. Awarded for outstanding scholarly achievement. $15,000

2008, Jan. Lakehead University Faculty of Graduate Studies. Conference Hosting Grant. Awarded jointly to Gary Genosko & Andriko Lozowy. $2000

2007, June. Canadian Sociology Association. Travel Grant. $300_

2007, May. Canadian Union of Public Employees. Travel Grant. $500_

2007, Feb. Special Entrance Graduate Award. Graduate Studies, Lakehead University. $2500

PUBLICATIONS

Peer Reviewed Articles

Lozowy, A., Shields, R., Vallee, M. (Under Revision). Crystallizing the Tar Sands.

Lozowy, A. 2016. NorthByWest, Preface and Introduction. North By West (Edited by Lozowy and Zeleny). Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. 7-1.

Lozowy, A., Shields, R. 2015 Mashup: New Representations of the City. Theory Culture & Society. 31: 7-8.

Lozowy, A. 2014. Picturing Industrial Landscapes. Space & Culture. 17-4.

Lozowy, A., Siemens, E. 2013. Lighting Darkness: A conversation with Artist Daniela Schlueter. Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. 4-1._

Lozowy, A., Shields, R., & Dorow, S. 2013. The Camera as a Tool for Assembling “Community.” Canadian Journal of Sociology._

Lozowy, A. & Patchett, M. 2012. Reframing the Canadian Oil Sands Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural ImageStudies._

Lozowy, A. 2012. Mega-Haulers. Encyclopedia of Consumption and Waste (Zimring, Ed.). Sage.

Book Reviews

Lozowy, A. 2014. When Technocultures Collide: Innovation from Below and the Struggle for Autonomy. By Gary Genosko. Review, Imaginations: Journal of Cross Cultural Image Studies – Elicitations.  March 14, 2014.

Non-Refereed Contributions

Lozowy, A., Morrow, J. 2012. Living With Winter: Outside/Inside. Curb Magazine_

Lozowy, A. 2011. Accosted by Laughter. The Take: Vol 5/2. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2010. On the Miniature, E.T., Peanuts and a Puppy. The Take: Vol 5/1. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2009. Take Interviews Paul Datta, & Herbivorous Sushi. The Take: Vol 4/1. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2009. Highway 63. The Take: Vol 3/2: 2. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2008. SoundTextRumination. The Take: Vol 3/1: 11-12. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2007. Refneries. The Take: Vol 2/1: 16. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2007. Trash Afghans: Photo Essay. The Take: Vol 1/1: 4. A Publication of the Sociology Graduate Students Association of the University of Alberta._

Lozowy, A. 2006. Wind-Made: The Art Gallery of Swift Current. Fifty 3: Vol 7/ 2: 10-11.

Online Contributions

2016 – sociologyinplace.wordpress.com (used for teaching)._

2015 – andrikolozowy.com_

2015 – sociologyinfortmcmurray.wordpress.com (used for teaching).

2014 – space&culture.org (former web master and contributor)._

2012 – Durkheim.ca, Canadian Network of Durkheim Studies. (former web master and contributor).

2012 – Unwrap.ca (Making Research Publicly Accessible in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada).

2012 – whereisfortmcmurray.com (Youth Project in Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada)._

2010, August – The Mashup Reigns on Facebook. Space & Culture. http://www.spaceandculture.org/._

2009, May – Where is Fort McMurray (An inspirational Refection). Lightwaves Blog. http://www.yasodhara.org/lightwaves/ Published by Yasodhara Ashram.

2009 – Oil Sands North of Fort McMurray (Image). Space & Culture Blog. http://www.spaceandculture.org/._

2009 – Ongoing. Picturing Place: Visual Sociology. Founder and Contributor. http://www.picturingplace.blogspot.com._

2006 – Ongoing. The Yolk: A Blog Theory. Ongoing contributor. Now defunct. http://www.yolksoc.blogspot.com/_

2007 – The Virtual Sauna: Lakehead’s sociology blog. Founder and Contributor: http://www.virtualsauna.blogspot.com/, now defunct.

Conference Presentations

2016, March. Question Everything, Plenary Panel. Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta._

2015, October. Crystallizing the Tar Sands. Affect Theory Conference. Millersville University, Lancaster, Pennsylvania._

2013, July. Performing Research with Camera’s in hand. International Visual Sociology Conference Goldsmiths, University of London._

2013, July. Youth and Adult Geographies Collide. Emotional Geographies Conference. University of Groningen, Netherlands._

2012, Oct. OilScapes/Oilsands. With Dr. Merle Patchett. Oilscapes Workshop. University of Aberdeen.

2012, Sept. Visual Installation. Series of 6 Photographs from Field Work in Fort McMurray, 2008-2012.

  1. Presented at Petrocultures Conference: University of Alberta._

2012, Sept. “Visual Politics and the ‘Hand of Censorship’ in Youth Culture”. Petrocultures: International Conference on Oil. Hosted by the University of Alberta, Edmonton, Canada._

2011, Sept. Youth, Photography & Speculative Geographies of Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada. Royal Geographical Society Annual Conference. London._

2010, Dec. Youth Picturing Place and the Intermedia Research Studio. Presented at Digitization Day. Hosted by the Canadian Institute for Research in Computing and the Arts – University of Alberta.

2010, Nov. Visual Research Methods: What’s out there and What I have tried. Presented at the David Pierce Research Colloquium. University of Alberta – Sociology In house conference._

2010, Nov. Where is Fort McMurray: Youth Picturing Place. Pecha-Kucha Public Works: Texts that Matter. Hosted by the University of Alberta – Graduate Students of English Collective. Edmonton, Alberta.

2010, Oct. The Collaborative Process: Youth, Photography and Fort McMurray. Unwrap the Research. Hosted by the University of Alberta (City Region Studies Centre, Arts & Extension). Fort McMurray.

2010, Oct. Visual Installation: Youth, Photography and Fort McMurray. Presented as a series of Twenty Large Photographic Works. Unwrap the Research. Hosted by the University of Alberta (City Region Studies Centre, Arts & Extension). Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

2010, May. Arts Based Research: Photography. Presented as part of a Roundtable at Con ning the Unbound Society: Restraints and Resistance. Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Hosted by the Department of Sociology, University of Alberta.

2009, July. Reading the visual: social landscapes of Fort McMurray. Presented at Appreciating the views: How we’re looking at the social and visual landscape. Hosted by the International Visual Sociology Association. Cumbria, UK. University of Cumbria.

2009, April. Walking/Driving into What is Community. Presented at Engaging Communities: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Hosted by the Department of Sociology, University of Alberta._2008, Nov. Visual Flow: Alberta, Oil and Images. Presented at the David Pierce Research Colloquium. University of Alberta, Sociology._

2007, June. Immanent Witness: Queering Social Productions of Masculinity. Presented as a poster/visual installation at the Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meeting. University of Saskatchewan.

2007, May. Shoveling Snow in Winter Cities. Presented at the Canadian Sociological Association Annual Meeting. University of Saskatchewan._

2007, May. Constriction of Flow: Perceived Death of a Downtown Mall. Presented at OnMobilities: An Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. University of Alberta._

2007, Feb. The Fabric of Failure: The Victoriaville Centre. Presented at Lakehead Graduate Studies Conference. Hosted by Graduate Studies, Lakehead University.

Exhibitions

Art Exhibitions

2016, Feb. Toxic Media Ecologies Colloquium.. University of Alberta, Intermedia Studio. 5 Images, 36”x24”. 2015, Nov. Picturing Place: Fort McMurray in a Day. Large format photographic images presented as a series to a local Fort McMurray audience. 20 Images, 36”x24”._

2015, June. Walking in Swift Current Saskatchewan. Photographic Images staged at the Visual Sociology installation at the Canadian Congress for the Humanities Conference._

2014, Sept. Sensing Alberta. Photographic and Olfactory Contribution of Large Print and Bitumen.

2013, Nov. Photographer and Curator. Padmanadi Smiles. A collection of Photographic Images Commissioned by Vegan Restaurant Padmanadi._

2012, Dec. Curator, Collaborator, Artist. The Vertical. Intermedia Research Studio Gallery. University of Alberta. Canada._

2012, Aug. Producer, Collaborator. East Germany on Display. (Academic Artist: Anne Winkler). Intermedia Research Studio Gallery. University of Alberta. Canada._

2012, April. Curator, Collaborator, Artist. My Edmonton: Picturing Place. University of Alberta. Canada.

2011, Dec. Curator, Collaborator, Artist. Consumed. University of Alberta, Canada._

2011, July. Group Exhibition. International Urban Photography Summer School. Goldsmiths, London._

2010, Oct. Curator, Collaborator, Artist. Where is Fort McMurray V2.0. Unwrap the Research Conference, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada._

2009, May. Curator. Where is Fort McMurray V1.0. Keyano College, Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada.

Film

2012, May. That’s Life. Independent Living for People with Disabilities. Critical response to institutionalized living arrangements for people with disabilities. Link Here: (tinyurl.com/jtp6k4m) Screened at: Alberta Council of Disability Services (ACDS) Spring Conference: Piecing it all TOGETHER! May 2-4/2012, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

INVITED TALKS

  1. Jan. Invited Guest Lecture for Sociology 604/404 (Rob Shields). Collaborative Research in Virtual Spaces.

2015, Nov. Picturing Place – Fort McMurray in Stages. Keyano College Lecture Series.

2013, November. Invited Guest Lecture for MLCS Cultural Studies 344 (Elena Siemens). Walking and Photography: Edmonton and Oil._

2013, June. Invited Guest Lecture for Soc 344: Media. (Heidi Bickis). Photography as Media Production: Analogue and Virtual Worlds. With photography exercise._

2012, Sept. Invited Guest Lecture for Soc 445: 12 Spaces. (Rob Shields). 12 Space: Focus on Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada and Collaborative Visual Methods with Youth._

2012, Sept. Invited Guest Lecture for MLCS: Russian Cinema (499:699) (Elena Siemens). Landscapes of Devastation: Cultivating Perspectives of Darkness – Historical Perspectives to Burtynsky._

2012, Feb. Invited Guest Lecture for MLCS: Russian Cinema (499: 699) (Elena Siemens). Photography: From Landscape to Portraits. [Critical approaches to viewing Landscapes as a verb, rather than a noun].

2011, Oct. Invited Guest Lecture for Modern Languages & Cultural Studies Lecture Series, organized by Dr. Elena Siemens. Youth Mapping Culture. [A brief look at social/ethnographic/human geographical components of participant action research as collaboration]._

2011, March. Invited Guest Lecture for Soc 315: Qualitative Methods (Anne Winkler). Contemporary, Visual, Collaborative, Participatory Methodologies. [A brief enquiry into ‘ways of seeing,’ reading uncaptioned images and how imagination plays a fundamental role in mythologies of place]._

2009, Oct. Invited Guest Lecture for Soc 434: Space/Place (For Rob Shields). Fort McMurray: Youth, Image, Photography & Ethnography. [Space as wide open, place as tamed and politicized. What happens when youth gather around the camera to create temporary communities of visual resistance?].

2007, Oct. Invited Guest Lecturer for Soc 4511: Sociology of Disability. The Built Environment as Disabling: Space, Place and Disability. [When faced with a proximally equal choice, a ramp or the stairs, which do you choose? Why do we build cities for the walking, yet why do we punish the pedestrian?]

2006, Nov. Invited Guest Reader for Soc 2509: Sociology of Health and Illness. Old Age, Feminism and First Nations. (3 classes).

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

  1. A View From Within. Fort McMurray, Alberta. Collaborative research project with Keyano Students.

2014-2016. Picturing Place: Fort McMurray, Alberta, Canada._

2011, Sept – Dec 2012. Research Assistant – Intermedia Research Studio Operator. Directed by Dr. Paul Datta._

2008, Sept – May 2011. Research Assistant, University of Alberta. Social Landscapes of Neoliberal Growth: the Case of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Directors: Dr. Sara Dorow & Dr. Rob Shields.

2008, Sept – Jan 2011. Research Assistant, University of Alberta. Intermedia Research Studio. Multiple Projects: Sonic Soundscape Mapping. Directed by: Dr. Rob Shields._

2008, June – 2009. Research Assistant, Athabasca University & University of Alberta. Oil, Security, Environment, Storylines. Directors: Dr. Mike Gismondi & Dr. Debra Davidson._

2007 – Research Assistant, Lakehead University. Technoculture Lab. Multiple Projects: Milk and Food Mail in Northern Ontario, Visual Sociology, Hacking, Blackberry/Crackberry. Director: Dr. Gary Genosko.

ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

Academic Journal • http://www3.csj.ualberta.ca/imaginations/

2009 – Ongoing. Since 2009 I have been a part of the editorial board of Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies. My duties with the journal involve editing, managing particular issues and the work- ow of logistics with authors, guest editors, copy editors, translators, and artists. I am also responsible for the visual design of the PDF versions of the Journal, as well as overseeing the ow and technical aspects of our web presence. My efforts with the Journal would equate to roughly 160hrs/year unpaid.

Teaching Assistant

2008, Sept – December 2008. Teaching Assistant, University of Alberta. Course: Media Studies. Professor: Serra Tinic.

2007, Sept – December 2007. Teaching Assistant, Lakehead University. Course: Sociology of Disability (4511). Professor: Sharon Dale Stone.

2007, Jan – April 2007. Teaching Assistant, Lakehead University. Course: Social Research Traditions (2911). Professor: Dr. Thomas Dunk.

2006, Sept – December 2006. Teaching Assistant, Lakehead University. Course: Introduction to Sociology (1100). Professor: Dr. Laurie Forbes.

Teaching Practicum

2006, Sept – November 2007. Graduate Student Teaching Practicum. Designed to introduce graduate students to pedagogy theory and practice through workshops and teaching experience.

Teaching

2017 – Sociology 3010, Gender (26 Students)

2017 – Sociology 2240, Deviance and Conformity (14 Students)

2017 – Sociology 1000, Intro to Sociology (30 Students)

2017 – Sociology 1000, Intro to Sociology (40 Students)

2016 – Sociology 2800, Sexuality (18 Students)

2016 – Sociology 1020, Social Problems, Digital Work (20 Students)

2016 – Sociology 1000, Intro to Sociology (25 Students)

2016 – Sociology 1000, Intro to Sociology (40 Students)

2016 – Sociology 301, Sociology of Gender (22 Students)_

2016 – Sociology 260, Social Problems: The Internet (10 Students)

2016 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology (40 Students)_

2016 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology (80 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 271, The Family, online, (17 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 212, Classical Social Theory, (8 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 269, Globalization, (7 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology, (35 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology, Spring (10 Students)

2015 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology (60 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology (30 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 260, Social Problems (10 Students)_

2015 – Sociology 104, Sociology of Sport (8 Students)_

2014 – Sociology 100, Intro to Sociology (40 Students) **_

2014 – Sociology 102, Social Problems (10 Students) **_

2014 – Sociology 269, Globalization (12 Students) **_

2014 – Sociology 271, The Family (24 Students) **_

2013 – Sociology 100, Introduction to Sociology (60 Students).

2013 – Sociology 492, Queer(ing) the Social. (22 Students).

** courses were a special circumstance, I replaced an instructor who went on medical leave at short notice. I was responsible for the nal six weeks of the term including exams.

Professional Service

2015 – 2016 – Co-Editor, Managing Editor, of North-West a special Issue of Imaginations: Journal of Cross Cultural Image Studies with Kyler Clarke.

2009-2015. Design Editor, Imaginations: Journal of Cross-Cultural Image Studies._

2012, Oct – Chair and Organizer. Space & Culture Theory Retreat. Informal conference geared toward feedback and sharing of all things theory –_Faculty Support: Dr. Rob Shields & Dr. Jason Wallin.

2012, March – June 2013 – Co-Editor, Managing Editor and Design Editor for Imaginations Issue 4-1. Scandals of Horror. Guest Editor, Elena Siemens.

2012, March. Co-Curate “My Edmonton” Photography Exhibition with Dr. Elena Siemens. Hosted by the Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta.

2011, Dec. Co-Curate “Consumed” Art Exhibition with Dr. Elena Siemens and Jim Morrow. Hosted by the Intermedia Research Studio, University of Alberta.

2010, Oct – 2016. Founding Editor & Technical Editor of Imaginations Journal of Cross Cultural Image Studies. William Anselmi, Daniel Laforest, Dalbir Sehmby, Carrie Smith-Prei, & Sheena Wilson (Eds).

2009, Oct. Co-Chair with Heidi Bickis. Space & Culture Reading/Writing Group Theory Retreat. Finnish Style Workshop on work in progress in support of the question “What is Theory?” – Faculty Support: Dr. Rob Shields & Jan Jagodinsky.

2008, Nov – May 2009. Co-Chair with Barret Webber. Engaging Communities – 4th Annual Interdisciplinary Graduate Student Conference. Keynote: Dr. Jody Dean.

2008, Sept – June 2009. Vice President Social Events, Sociology Graduate Students Association. University of Alberta. I acted as a social coordinator who would plan and host regular meetings for all graduate students to attend.

2008, Oct. Co-Chair with Heidi Bickis. Space & Culture Reading/Writing Group Theory Retreat. Finnish Style Workshop on work in progress in support of the question “What is Theory?” – Faculty Support: Dr. Rob Shields.

2006, Sept – December 2007. Communication and Design Team, Graduate Student Association. Lakehead University.

2006, Sept – December 2007. Stewards Council, Sociology Graduate Students Union Representative. Lakehead University.

Professional Memberships

2008 – Ongoing. International Visual Sociology Association

Community Involvement

2014 – 2016. Vice President. Gateway Association for Community Living._

2012, Oct – Volunteer as Studio Photographer for Non-Profit Agencies._

2011, April – 2014. Volunteer Mechanic. Bike Works, Edmonton Bicycle Commuters._

2010, Nov – Jan 2012. Puppy-Raiser. Dogs With Wings. Dogs raised and trained to become service dogs for people with disabilities._

2009, May – Ongoing. Kundalini Yoga Instructor. Edmonton, Alberta. (yasodhara.org) (edmonton.radha.org)_

2008 – Ongoing. Volunteer to support a young man with Autism._

2008, Sept – May 2009. Hatha Yoga Instructor. Edmonton, Alberta._

2007, Sept. Bay Street Film Festival. Volunteer. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

2006, Sept. Bay Street Film Festival. Volunteer. Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.

2005, Dec – June 2006. Space and Culture Reading Group. Edmonton, Alberta, Canada.

Languages

English is my primary language._I also have a working knowledge of reading, writing and speaking Ukrainian.

Musical Experience

I have been an active guitarist, keyboardist and vocalist in the punk/instrumental/post-rock idiom for 15 years in the Canadian music industry and I have performed with a number of acts, toured internationally, appeared on numerous recordings, and wrote and contributed to full length albums. I am currently taking a break from the main-stage, and amplified music in general in order to pursue more acoustic based endeavors rooted in folk/bluegrass and meditative styles. Now defunct, Fractal Pattern: https:// fractalpattern.bandcamp.com/

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