University of Toronto, Canada
Ariana is a doctoral candidate in the University of Toronto’s Department of History. She works on sensory, social, and emotional history, with a focus on public memory and rituals of execution in early modern Venice and London. Ariana has also published on immersive pedagogical game development and the integration of video games and history. She is a research assistant and the Communications Manager for the University of Toronto’s DECIMA Project. She tweets as @writingmedieval and her website can be found at www.arianaellis.com.