About the Author

Alice Fleerackers

Alice is a researcher and lab manager at the ScholCommLab, Vancouver. She holds a master’s in Publishing from Simon Fraser University (SFU), a bachelor’s in Psychology and English Literature from the University of British Columbia (UBC), and hopes to pursue a PhD in Communication at SFU in Fall 2019. A writer and editor, Fleerackers has worked in research, book publishing, journalism, and marketing communications. In both her academic work and her writing, she is passionate about bringing research into everyday life. As a journalist at SAD Mag, she’s had the pleasure of interviewing media specialists, psychologists, anthropologists, and others on everything from cat videos to astrology. Twitter: @FleerackersA