CONTRIBUTOR:

Jennifer Mentanko

AFFILIATION:

TITLE:

Masters Student

DEPARTMENT:

School of Communications

INSTITUTION:

Simon Fraser University

BIOGRAPHY:

Jenn Mentanko is a second year Masters student in the School of Communications at Simon Fraser University. She was born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta where she completed her undergraduate degree in Journalism at MacEwan University. Her Master’s thesis examines how new technology alters the definition of online privacy, with a specific look at blockchain-based platforms. She is a research assistant at the GeNA Lab and helps the team with research projects surrounding blockchain technology and communication.