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Daniel Southwick
Curriculum Vitae
December 2017

Jump to:  Publications | Grants, Fellowships, and Awards | Conference Activities | Invited Talks and Community Outreach | Teaching Experience | Campus and Department Talks | Research Experience | Service to the Profession and University | Media Coverage | Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Education

PhD in Information Studies, University of Toronto (expected 2018)

Master of Library and Information Science, University of Western Ontario (2012)

Honours Bachelors of Art in History, Wilfred Laurier University (2008)

 

Publications

Southwick, Daniel “Creative vs. routine: The configuring of human and machine expertise in computational systems” Annuals of the history of computing (Submitted).

Turner, Hannah, Gabby Resch, Daniel Southwick, Adam Dube, Isaac Record, and Rhonda McEwen. 2017. “Using 3D Printing to Enhance Understanding and Engagement with Young Audiences: Lessons from Workshops in a Museum.” Curator: The museums Journal. 60(3) pp. 311-333

Ratto, Matt, Gabby Resch, and Daniel Southwick. Critical Making. Cambridge, MA: MIT Press (under contract with MIT Press 2017).

Resch, Gabby, Daniel Southwick, Matt Ratto, and Isaac Record. 2017. “Critically Making, Materializing, and Mattering the Humanities” in Making Humanities Matter, edited by Jentery Sayers. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press (In Press).

Southwick, Daniel, and Matt Ratto. 2015. The Discrete Practices of 3D Printing [Whitepaper]. Toronto: University of Toronto and AutoDesk Research.

Record, Isaac, Daniel Southwick, Ginger Coons, and Matt Ratto. 2015. “Regulating the Liberator: Prospects for the Regulation of 3D Printing,” Journal of Peer Production 6.

 

Grants, Fellowships, and Awards

2016 Mitacs PhD Fellowship, University of Toronto and Nia Technologies, $15,000

2014 Mitacs PhD Fellowship, University of Toronto and AutoDesk Research, $15,000

2012 Doctoral Entrance Fellowship, University of Toronto, $18,000 per annum over four years

 

Conference Activities

Southwick, Daniel. “Human and Machine Expertise in past and future fabrication systems.” MidWestSTS, Bloomington, Indiana, September 29-October 1. [Abstract]

Southwick, Daniel. “Back to the future – 3D printing in historical Context”. 4S Annual Conference, Boston, Massachusetts, August 30 – September 2. [Abstract]

Resch, Gabby, Daniel Southwick, and Matt Ratto. 2016. “Inhabiting the Topo-Datagraphical Network.” Toronto School Now, Then, Next International Conference, Toronto, Ontario, October 14–16. [Abstract]

Southwick, Daniel. 2015. “Manufacturing is the Message: The Medium of 3D Printing.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 11–14. [Abstract]

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “Camera Obscura.” Canadian Society for The History and Philosophy of Science Annual Conference, St. Catharines, Ontario, May 24–26. [Abstract]

Record, Isaac, Daniel Southwick, Ginger Coons, and Matt Ratto. 2014. “Project Vanguard – The Social and Moral Implications of 3D Printing.” Socially Relevant Philosophy of/in Science and Engineering, Waterloo, Ontario, June 9–12. [Presentation]

Kera, Denisa, Roberta Builiani, Patrick Keilty, and Daniel Southwick. 2014. “Boys (and Girls!) with Toys – Anthropological Engagement with Citizen-Science and Participatory Culture.” Canadian Anthropology Society Annual Conference, Toronto, Ontario, April 30–May 3. [Discussant]

Southwick, Daniel, and Ginger Coons. 2013. “Ikea Manuals and Materiality.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Conference, San Diego, California, October 9–12. [Abstract]

Record, Isaac, and Daniel Southwick. 2013. “Remaking the Humanities: 3D Methodologies in the Humanistic Studies of Science and Technology.” Materiality: Objects and Idioms in Historic Studies of Science and Technology, Toronto, Ontario, May 2–4. [Abstract]

 

Invited Talks and Community Outreach

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2016. “Approaches to Critical Making.” Make it! Expo, Vaughan Public Library, Vaughan, Ontario, October 24.

Southwick, Daniel, and Matt Ratto. 2016. “What is 3D printing good for? Developing tools for 3D Printing Prosthetics in the Developing World.” Médecins Sans Frontières – Logistics Day, Toronto, Ontario, June 10.

Southwick, Daniel, and Josh Qua Hiansen. 2016. “Fun at the Critical Making Lab – Organs and Chocolate Printing Oh My!” Manulife Kids Science – Science Extravaganza, The Hospital for Sick Children, Toronto, Ontario, May 16.

Southwick, Daniel, and Matt Ratto. 2016. “Automation, Expertise, and Digital Manufacturing: A Case Study Using 3D Printed Prosthetics.” Grand Rounds, Sunnybrook Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, April 5.

Southwick, Daniel. 2016. “Making and Learning – The Strange Career Path of a Critical Maker.” Mitac Research Matters Speaker Series, Bloor Collegiate Institute, Toronto, Ontario, March 10.

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2015. “What’s in the Box? Making and the Public.” Mississauga Public Library, Annual Staff Conference, Mississauga, Ontario, May 27.

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2015. “Maker Culture and the Public Library.” Mississauga Public Library, Mississauga, Ontario, February 26.

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2014. “The Maker Movement and Your Public Library.” Ontario Public Library Week, Richmond Hill Public Library, Richmond Hill, Ontario, October 22.

Record, Isaac, and Daniel Southwick. 2014. “What is 3D Printing? An Introduction and Overview.” Ontario Library Association, Special Library’s Committee, Toronto, Ontario, June 18.

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2013. “3D Printing and the Critical Making Lab.” Ontario Public Library Week, Richmond Hill Public Library, Richmond Hill, Ontario, October 24.

 

Teaching Experience

Course Instructor
Biodesign, emerging technologies, and social impact.” Graduate level. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto

Workshops and Critical Making Events

Southwick, Daniel, and Gabby Resch. 2016. “The Design Dash; Building Effective Prototypes.” AGE-WELL EPIC Summer Institute, Mont-Tremblant, Quebec, July 4–8.

Resch, Gabby, Daniel Southwick, Matt Ratto, and Yanni Loukissas. 2016. “Makes Sense to Me! Participatory Sensing, Information Visualization, and 3D Representations.” iConference Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, March 20–23.

Southwick, Daniel, Gabby Resch, and Matt Ratto. 2015. “Blackbox Vending Machine. For One Dollar, You Can Buy 10 Minutes of Moral Reflection.” Society for Social Studies of Science (4S) Annual Conference, Denver, Colorado, November 11–14.

Dube, Adam K., Isaac Record, Daniel Southwick, Gabby Resch, Hannah Turner, and Rhonda McEwen. 2015. “Footware Futures: What Will You Make?” Bata Shoe Museum, Toronto, Ontario, April 18, 19, 25, & 26.

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “3D Printing Drones – Fabricating Privacy.” Open Badges for Privacy Workshop series. Hive Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, November 29.

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “The Materiality of 3D Printing – Legos, Papers, and Unnatural Grains.” Critical Making Workshop Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, October 8.

Resch, Gabby, and Daniel Southwick. 2013. “Collaborative City: Mesopotamian Architecture and 3D Printing.” Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto, Ontario, November 8, 15, 22, 27, & December 6.

Southwick, Daniel, Isaac Record, and Matt Ratto. 2013. “An Introduction to 3D Design and 3D Printing: Technical Realities and Critical Literacy.” Faculty of Information Workshop Series, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, August 29, September 28, October 18, & October 31.

Teaching Assistant

“Data modeling and data base design.” 2016. Graduate level. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

“Critical making.” 2015. Graduate level. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

“Introduction to design.” 2015. Undergraduate level (individual sections taught). Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto.

“Law, technology, and culture.” 2015. Undergraduate level (grading only). Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto.

“Contemporary and communication technologies.” 2014. Undergraduate level (individual sections taught). Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto.

“Law, technology, and culture.” 2014. Undergraduate level (grading only). Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto.

“Introduction to reference.” 2013. Graduate level. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

“Contemporary and communication technologies.” 2013. Undergraduate level. Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology, University of Toronto.

“Foundation in Library and Information Science.” 2013. Graduate level. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

 

Campus and Department Talks

Southwick, Daniel. 2016. “PRM – Physical Rights Management.” Guest Lecture, Faculty of Information Critical Making, University of Toronto. Instructor Matt Ratto. Toronto, Ontario, November 16.

Ratto, Matt, Daniel Southwick, and Gabby Resch. 2016. “Making in the Age of Geoengineering.” Research in Progress Speaking Series, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, November 1.

Southwick, Daniel. 2015. “3D Printing and Libraries: The Changing of an Institution.” Guest Lecture, Faculty of Information – Informational Workshops: Public Libraries. Instructor Stephan Abram. Toronto, Ontario, March 23.

Southwick, Daniel. 2015. “3D printing and Artefacts: Expertise and the Past.” Guest Lecture, Institute of Communication, Culture, Information and Technology – Creating, Protecting, Managing Digital Objects. Instructor Hannah Turner. Mississauga, Ontario, April 23.

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “Critical Perspectives and 3D printing.” Re/Making the Unknown: A Symposium Exploring Humanistic Approaches in Science and Technology Research, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, June 18.

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “The Critical Making Approach.” University of Toronto Career Services, Careers in Digital Manufacturing Panel, Toronto, Ontario, March 5.

Southwick, Daniel. 2014. “Makerspaces, 3D printers, and Libraries: A Call for Critical Technical Literacy.” Guest Lecture, Faculty of Information – The Public Library and the Community. Instructor Siobhan Stevens. Toronto, Ontario, March 3.

 

Research Experience

“I Made This.” 2014. Grant Writing and Workshop Development Research Assistant, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

Critical Making Lab. 2014. Digital Fabrication Research Assistant. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

Ecology of Access. 2013. Data Collection Research Assistant. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto and The American Assembly, Columbia University.

 

Service to the Profession and University

Studio307 Advisor. Faculty of Information, University of Toronto.

Open Hours Mentor. Critical Making Lab, University of Toronto.

Computer-Support Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW). 2016. Conference Paper Reviewer.

Event and Workshop Organizer. 2014. Take Your Kids to Work Day, University of Toronto.

Technology Fund Chair. 2012. Doctoral Student Association, Faculty of Information.

 

Media Coverage

What Toronto’s workforce will be like in 50 years (October 20, 2016), Toronto Life. http://torontolife.com/city/business/torontos-workforce-will-like-50-years

Brown, D. (March 1, 2016), To 2017 and beyond, CPA Magazine. https://www.cpacanada.ca/en/connecting-and-news/cpa-magazine/articles/2016/march/to-2017-and-beyond

Tallman, E. (October 12, 2015), A 3-D Tip: Mind your printer, ArchiExpo e-magazine. http://emag.archiexpo.com/article-long/a-3-d-tip-mind-your-printer

Ellacott, K. (August 2, 2013), Is It Just Us, or Are Cool Things Coming Out of University of Toronto These Days? Post City. http://www.postcity.com/Eat-Shop-Do/Do/August-2013/Urban-Spaces-University-of-Toronto-making-headlines

The Genius of the 3-D handgun (July 3, 2013), The Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/commentary/editorials/the-genius-of-the-3dhandgun/article12965706

Giovannetti, J. (July 2, 2013), U of T team’s DIY handgun tests the potential of 3D printing, The Globe and Mail. http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/national/u-of-t-teamsdiy-handgun-tests-the-potential-of-3-d-printing/article12943852

Hembrey, J. (January 28, 2013), How exactly does 3D printing work?” CBC online. www.cbc.ca/news/technology/story/2013/01/23/f-3d-printing.html

Parry, M. (July 23, 2013), The Professor Who Printed a Handgun, The Chronicle of Higher Education. http://chronicle.com/blogs/wiredcampus/the-professor-who-printed-ahandgun/44925

Printed Gun (July 3, 2013), CBC Radio Metro Morning. http://www.cbc.ca/metromorning/episodes/2013/07/03/printed-gun

 

Professional Memberships and Affiliations

Canadian Society for the History and Philosophy of Science
Association for Computing Machinery
Critical Making Lab
Semaphore Research Cluster on Pervasive and Mobile Computing
Society for Social Studies of Science (4S)