Maggie MacAulay

PhD Candidate

School of Communication

Simon Fraser University

Maggie is a doctoral student in the School of Communication. Interested in new media technologies, her research emphasizes the social constructedness of technologies as well as the ways they have been mobilized by social movements related to gender, sexuality, the environment and health. She received an MA in Communication Studies from Carleton University and a BA in Rhetoric, Writing and Communication from the University of Winnipeg.

Email: maggie_macaulay [at] sfu [dot] ca


Greenberg, J & MacAulay, M. (2009). NPO 2.0? Exploring the web presence of nonprofit environmental organizations in Canada. Global Media Journal (Canadian Edition): Ethics, New Media, and Social Networks2(1), 63-88.

Hamm, J., Kasdorf, A., MacAulay, M., Magnusson, K., Schiffman, C. (2009). From souvenir to social movement: PostSecret, art and politics. Young Scholars in Writing, 6: 91-99.


“Click, Tweet, Stream: COP15 2.0”. Cultures of Movement Conference: Mobile Subjects, Communities, and Technologies in the Americas, Royal Roads University, Victoria, BC, April 8-10, 2010.

“From Souvenir to Social Movement: PostSecret”. Radical Philosophy Association Art, Praxis and Social Transformation, San Francisco University, San Francisco CA, November 5-8, 2008.