Brock Dishart is a PhD student in the Humanities PhD program at Concordia University in Montreal, Canada. He holds a bachelor’s degree in French to English Translation from York University, Glendon College, and a master’s degree in Digital Media from Toronto Metropolitan University. Brock has worked as a digital producer & strategist for Franco-Ontarian TV shows and has won a Gemini Award (Prix Gémeaux) in 2017 for his work on the BRBR TFO music app.
Brock’s academic work focuses on embodiment of emotion with tangible technology, embodied interaction design, and mental health in the queer community. His PhD research will work with the queer community to explore embodied ways of interacting with technology that help facilitate emotion regulation & processing through the body with a focus on queer ways of knowing, post-traumatic growth, resilience, and queer joy.