Michelle Macklem is a Master’s Student in Media Studies at Concordia. With a background in community radio and arts management, Michelle has worked to encourage underrepresented voices find a place on the airwaves and on the stage. Her new research is focused the intersection between sound studies and critical disability studies through creating a research-creation audio documentary on adaptive design and technology for people with disabilities. Michelle is a sound production research assistant on the Alphabet Radio project, led by her supervisor Owen Chapman. In addition, Michelle works alongside Chapman as a teaching assistant for Sound II, an intermediate-level sound production course, which uses Pro Tools and Ableton Live.