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EDUCATION

University of Toronto, Faculty of Law, Toronto, ON, Sep 2021- present

Juris Doctor Candidate (2024)

 

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Sep 2017 – Aug 2018

Master of Arts

  • Specialization: Rhetoric and Communication Design

 

University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Sep 2012 – Aug 2017

Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

  • Major: Psychology

  • Major: Business

  • Minor: English Language and Literature

  • Co-op program

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

The Games Institute, 2018-2021

Research Communications Officer

  • Produced content for and managed oversight of research dissemination activities including articles, podcasts, lectures, panels, magazines, and newsletters

  • Wrote press releases on behalf of the University of Waterloo, including an article tracking over 40 million readers worldwide

  • Contributed writing and strategy for 9 successful grant applications, cumulating in $643,602.49 for Games Institute partners

 

SchoolBundle, 2020-2021

Content Marketer

  • Conducted research, analyzed data and translated findings into reports

  • Wrote premium content marketing articles

 

University of Waterloo, 2017-2018

Teaching Assistant, English Department 

  • Co-taught English 210F: Foundations of Business Writing

 

Municipal Property Assessment Corporation, 2016

Data Analyst

  • Analyzed statistics of Ontario property appraisals for all Hospitality properties

 

Canada Revenue Agency, 2015

Problem Resolution Program Officer

  • Liaised between Members of Parliament to the CRA

  • Independently responsible for resolving highly sensitive tax cases

 

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE AND SERVICE

  • Indigenous Law Journal, Associate Editor, 2021

  • University of Toronto Law Union, Steering Committee Member, 2021

  • Criminal Law Students’ Association, 1L Representative, 2021

  • METRAC, Action on Violence, Pro-Bono Students Canada Legal Research Placement, 2021

  • Member and Communications Co-ordinator, Equity, Diversity and Inclusion Working Group, 2020-2021

  • Feminist ThinkTank, Co-Facilitator, 2019-2021

  • English Graduate Students’ Association, MA Representative, 2017-2018

  • Imprint Publications, Columnist, 2016-2018

SKILLS AND INTERESTS

  • Indigenous Law: prior training includes “Reconciliation: Implications for Settler Peoples”, taught by Dr. Kelly Laurila at Renison University-College, 2019

  • Race and Gender Equity: Prior training includes “Principles of Inclusivity” curriculum by Organizational and Human Development, University of Waterloo, 2018-2019

  • Grant Writing: Co-wrote grants with principal investigators for 11 successful grants, cumulating in $643,602.49 from 2018-2020

PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH

 

Criminalized Women and the Children’s Aid Society (CAS), 2022

Research Presentation prepared for METRAC, Action Against Violence

 

Investigating the Duty to Accommodate and the Mandated Leave of Absence Policy, 2021

Memo prepared for ARCH Disability Law Centre and the University of Toronto Law Union

 

Knowledge Translation Impact White Paper, 2021

For the University of Waterloo Office of Research, Knowledge Mobilization Community of Practice, and for the Games Institute

 

Research Podcast Producer and Host, 2019-2021

35 Episodes of the Games Institute Podcast, supervised by Dr. Neil Randall, recognized globally

 

Co-Facilitator and Independent Researcher for Feminist ThinkTank, 2020-2021

For SSHRC funded project, Aesthetic Resistance, supervised by Dr. Shana MacDonald

 

Critical Research, Innovation, and Technology Advisory Board Environmental Scan, 2018

Contracted research project for the University of Waterloo Office of Research

 

“Rhetorical Moves and Counter-Moves” Conference Paper, 2019

Tri-University Graduate Student Conference

 

Pipelies: Gamifying Pipeline Politics, 2018

Research creation project for supervisors Drs. Shelley Hulan and Neil Randall

 

Wise Reasoning Qualitative Analyst for the Wisdom and Culture Lab, 2016-2018

 

Memory Study Facilitator for the Memory, Attention, and Cognition Lab, 2015-2016

PRESENTATIONS AND INVITED LECTURES

  • Lecture, “Social deception games,” Engl 294, 2020.

  • Lecture, “Was Dumbledore Evil? Breaking down morality in Harry Potter,” Engl 108P, 2020.

  • Workshop, “How to design a research plan,” The Games Institute, 2020.

  • Workshop, “Knowledge translation for start-ups,” Concept by Velocity, 2019.

  • Workshop, “Holistic self-discovery,” Feminist ThinkTank, 2019.

References available on request