Selected Academic Publications

Mazrouei, S., Schwartz, M. 2022. “Using active learning techniques to engage audiences in oral presentations.” Teaching Science Students to Communicate: A Practical Guide. Springer.

Meger, E., Schwartz, M., Freeman, W. 2021. “Participation in OER Creation: A Trajectory of Values.” Open/Technology in Education, Society, and Scholarship Association Journal. Vol. 1(1) 1-20

Meger, E., Freeman,  W., Schwartz, M., Ludbrook, A., Glynn, M. 2020. Ryerson Open Moments.

Schwartz, M., Crompton, C. 2018. “Remaking History: Lesbian Feminist Historical Methods In The Digital Humanities.” Bodies of Information: Intersectional Feminist Digital Humanities. Debates in DH. University of Minnesota Press.

Schwartz, M., Crompton, C. 2015. “Representing Canadian Queer Authorship: Making the Internet a Women’s Place.” Cultural Mapping and the Digital Sphere: Place and Space. R. Panofsky & K. Kellett (Eds.). University of Alberta Press.

Schwartz, M., Crompton, C. 2014. “Lesbian and Gay Liberation in Canada: Representing the Dyke Dynamo.” Digital Studies. Vol. 4.

Weglein, J., Scheir, W., Peterson, J., Malsbury, S., Schwartz, M. 2008. Guide to the New York World’s Fair 1939 and 1940 Incorporated Records, 1935-1945, MssCol 2233. New York Public Library, Manuscripts and Archives Division.

Selected Non-Academic Publications

Schwartz, M. 2015. Review: It’s What I Do – A Photographer’s Life of Love and War. Shameless. Fall 2015.

Schwartz, M. 2014. Review: Army of Lovers: A Community History of Will Munro – Sarah Liss. Spacing. Spring 2014(74).

Schwartz, M. 2013. Review: How Poetry Saved My Life – Amber Dawn. Shameless. Winter 2013(44).

Schwartz, M. 2013. Review: Resisting the State & Gender and Sexuality: Canadian History Through the Stories of Activists – Scott Neigh. Shameless. Spring 2013(43).

Schwartz, M. 2013. Review: The Comfort of Queer Family Wisdom – Elisha Lim. Shameless. Winter 2012(45).

Schwartz, M. 2013. Review: First Spring Grass Fire – Rae Spoon. Shameless. Winter 2012(43).

Schwartz, M. 2012. Review: Venus With Biceps – David L. Chapman. Shameless. Fall 2012(21).

Schwartz, M. 2012. Counter Culture Classics: Bikini Kill. Shameless. Spring 2012(20).

Schwartz, M. 2011. Reviews: Elisha Lim & Their Illustrated Gentleman – Feminist Art Gallery. Shameless. Fall 2011(18):42.

Schwartz, M. 2011. Review: Love is a Hunter – Rae Spoon. Shameless. Spring 2011(17):45.


As part of my work as an Educational Developer at the Centre for Excellence in Learning & Teaching, I put together research documents highlighting best practices in teaching in higher education.

Best Practices

Copy Writing

As a writer for TripAdvisor, I researched and wrote descriptions for hundreds of destinations, including forty world capitals and over eighty popular North American cities. In addition, I researched, fact-checked, edited, and generated copy for over a hundred downloadable travel guides, examples of which can be downloaded here:

Brussels Fall/Winter Destination Guide (pdf)

Undiscovered Caribbean (pdf)

Top Ten Bets for Bargain Travel Guide (pdf)