Selected Presentations


Criminal charges for HIV non-disclosure & exposure: Legal violence & the daily lives of people living with HIV. City University of New York (CUNY) Intimate Plenary: New Research in HIV/AIDS Studies, New York City, United States. Invited presentation.

“To label someone a sex offender, you know, that’s for life”: Lived experiences of people classified as risks to public safety. Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Toronto, Canada. Panel organization and oral presentation, refereed.

Doing research with criminalized people for advocacy & social change. HIV is Not a Crime National Training Academy, Indianapolis, United States. With Chad Clarke, Canadian Coalition to Reform HIV Criminalization, oral presentation, refereed.


Criminal charges for HIV non-disclosure and/or exposure: impacts on the lives of people living with HIV in Canada. International Law & Society Association Conference; Mexico City, Mexico. Oral presentation, refereed.

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Personal experiences of HIV criminalization in Canada. 7th Symposium on HIV, Law & Human Rights, Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network; Toronto, Ontario. Invited presenter to discuss dissertation findings. 


The Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure and Exposure: Impacts on the Lives of People Living with HIV Concordia University HIV/AIDS Lecture Series; Montreal. The Movement to End HIV Criminalization. Panel presentation with Edwin Bernard, Laurel Sprague, HIV Justice Network, Andrew Spieldenner, Hofstra University.


Rethinking Surveillance and Criminalization: Implications for Prisoners, Sex Workers, and People Living with HIV - Policing the Seropositive Body. Congress Canadian Law and Society Association Annual Conference; Ottawa. Keynote plenary presentation, second author with Dr. Adrian Guta.

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Public Health, Stigma and the Criminalization of HIV Non-Disclosure in Canada. Sex and Stigma Matters: Annual Healthy Sexuality and Harm Reduction Conference of the Winnipeg Regional Health Authority; Winnipeg. Keynote presentation.

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Lock This Whore Up”: Public health legislation and other “risks” to public safety Canadian Law and Society Association Mid-Winter Meeting; Montreal. Oral presentation.

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 'Being Professional': Living With HIV And The Tensions Of 'Community' Location 2nd International HIV Social Science and Humanities Conference; Paris, France. Oral presentation, refereed.

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