Website Management and Blogging

Alaska Commons
A media website providing news and commentary on local issues, with an emphasis on underrepresented ideas and perspectives. (, ongoing)

Voices that Poison
Maintaining the online presence of the Dangerous Speech Project. (, ongoing)

African Association for the Study of Religions (AASR)
Uploading content and providing technical support. (, ongoing)

Social Justice Web Portal at Loyola University Chicago
Curating a collection of local and national stories on a variety of social justice issues, as well as resources for the Loyola community. (, 2013-2014)

Karen Glavinic's Caringbridge
My mom, Karen, fought multiple myeloma (a blood cancer) from January to December 2012. I worked with her to manage a blog updating friends and family throughout her treatment and after her death. (Proprietary platform, 2012)

Transgender On-campus Nondiscrimination Information (TONI) Project
A groundbreaking online resource to support transgender college students. (Drupal, 2009-2014)

Alaska Teen Media Institute
Radically re-designed and re-launched the organization's website. Created an initial framework and trained staff on how to use the site as a repository and collection point for their media content. (Drupal, 2010)

The Lisa Schmidt Foundation
A basic site built to order for the client's nonprofit foundation. (Rapidweaver + CushyCMS, 2010)

Professional and Academic Presentations

Using Social Media to Prevent Violence: The Dangerous Speech Project
Presentation to students at the CTY Civic Leadership Institute at University of California-Berkeley, as part of its Change the World Talks series. (July 2014)

Technology for Community Development
Presentation to nonprofit leaders for Loyola University Chicago's Center for Experiential Learning. (January 2014)

The TONI Project: Transgender On-campus Nondiscrimination Information
Poster presentation at the American University Honors Program Capstone Research Symposium. (April 2012)

Confronting the Gender Binary & Creating Safe Spaces on Campus
Panel discussion at the National Young Feminist Leadership Conference. (March 2012)

Identifying the Needs of Transgender Students On Campus
Presentation to members of the Congressional Interns Program at the Gay and Lesbian Victory Fund and Institute. (March 2012)

Exclusion, Misrepresentation, and Discrimination: Women in American Media and Politics
Poster presentation at the American University School of Public Affairs Undergraduate Research Symposium (April 2011)

Academic Publications

Neglected Responsibilities: America’s Failure to Support Native Alaskan Students
American University Library Prize for Best Undergraduate College Writing Research Paper, April 2010
Archived at the Washington Research Library Consortium (WRLC) Digital Repository

Research Shows Lack of Support for Transgender and Gender-Nonconforming Youth in U.S. School Systems
(Original title: “Baffled Outside the Binary”)
Published in the Student Pulse electronic journal, January 2010

The Human Genome and Patient Privacy: A Proposal to Expand Protections for Patients and Family Members
Featured article in the Student Pulse electronic journal, January 2010

Exclusion, Misrepresentation, and Discrimination: Still Prevalent for Women in American Media and Politics
Featured article in the Student Pulse electronic journal, January 2010

A River for Freedom: The Itaipú Hydroelectric Project and the Democratization of Paraguay
Featured article in the Student Pulse electronic journal, January 2010


Young Voters Find Their Political Voice – Weekend Edition Sunday – February 2008
Three young people explain how they see politics and the issues during this election season. Miriam Archibong in Atlanta, Martin Macias in Chicago and Tonei Glavinic in Anchorage, Alaska, share their thoughts.

Gay-Straight Alliances – March 2007
A look at efforts to support LGBTQ and allied students in Anchorage schools. Received third place in the Alaska Press Club awards for Best Education Reporting.