BMath (Computer Science and Anthropology), University of Waterloo, 2008
Honours Essay (Anth): Modelling malaria: An investigation of variables affecting malaria transmission
MA (Anthropology), Memorial University of Newfoundland, 2011
Thesis:Living with music: An ethnography of sessions in St. John's, Newfoundland
PhD Candidate (Anthropology), Memorial University of Newfoundland
Thesis topic: Technical renderings: The making of computer scientists in Singapore
Gender; Personhood; Embodiment; Science and Technology Studies; Computer Science; Performance; Music; "Tradition"; Newfoundland Studies; Ethnography.
"The Anti-Politics of Women in Tech." Platypus: The CASTAC Blog, 2015. Committee for the Anthropology of Science, Technology & Computing.
S. Breslin and B. Wadhwa. “Towards a Gender HCI Curriculum.” In CHI’15 Extended Abstracts on Human Factors in Computing Systems, 2015. Pp 1091 – 1096. New York, NY: ACM Press.
S. Breslin and B. Wadhwa. “Exploring Nuanced Gender Perspectives within the HCI Community.” In IndiaHCI’14 Proceedings of the India HCI 2014 Conference on Human Computer Interaction, 2014. Pp 45 – 54. New York, NY: ACM Press.
“01111000 01110010 01100101 010000011: Play Elements in Computer Programming.” The American Journal of Play, 2013. 5(3): 357-382.
"Putting Down Roots: Playing Irish and Newfoundland Music in St. John's." In Routes and Roots: Fiddle and dance studies from around the North Atlantic 4. I Russell and C. Goertzen, eds, 2012. Pp 153-171. Aberdeen, Scotland: Elphinstone Institute, University of Aberdeen.
“The Sound of Home: Implications of Living in the Field.” In Playing the field: An interactive and interdisciplinary graduate student conference: Selected conference proceedings. L. Baker, ed, 2011. Pp. 68 – 72. Toronto: Social Anthropology Graduates’ Association, York University.
- “Passionate Programming: Implications of Neoliberal Affect in Computer Science.” Mo(u)vements: Annual Meeting of the Canadian Anthropology Society/La Société Canadienne D’Anthropologie and the International Union of the Anthropological and Ethnological Sciences, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, Ontario. May 2 – 7, 2017.
“‘We Code the Future’: Locating Computer Science Education.” 114th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Denver, Colorado. November 18 – 22, 2015.
“Praying to the Bell Curve God.” Folklore Studies Association of Canada Annual Meetings. University of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. May 30 – June 2, 2015.
“Global Programming: Exploring the Transnationality of Learning and Writing Code.” International Conference on Global STS. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore. March 14 – 15, 2014.
"The Session Circle: Shifting Spaces of Belonging in the Performance of Traditional Music." 111th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. San Francisco, California. November 14 - 18, 2012.
"Legacies of 'Tradition' in the Performance of Traditional Music." 110th Annual Meeting of the American Anthropological Association. Montreal, Quebec. November 16-20, 2011.