CURRICULUM VITAE

SUMMARY OF QUALIFICATIONS

 

  • Mater of Arts History candidate at the University of Ottawa

  • Honours BA Summa Cum Laude graduate University of Ottawa

  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and organizational skills

  • Proficient in both Windows and Apple operating systems and Microsoft Office software

  • Fluent in English and French, beginner’s competency in German and Italian

 

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EDUCATION

Master of Arts History with Thesis (2021 – 2023)
University of Ottawa, Ontario

  • Supervisor: Dr. Heather Murray

  • Subfields: American Legal History & African American History

  • Thesis: Blue Laws Matter: Post-Jim Crow Policing as the Key to Mass Incarceration, 1964-1982

Honours Bachelor of Arts 2019 – 2021

Major in History, Minor in Political Science

University of Ottawa, Ontario

  • CGPA: 9.44

  • Dean’s Honour List:

    • Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Fall 2020 & Winter 2021

  • Relevant Courses:

    • History of the United States 1750-1865; 1865-1945; 1945-present, Presidency of FDR, Political Legal Theory

  • Relevant Seminars:

    • Black Lives Matter, American Revolution, and Microhistory Research

  • Undergraduate Honours Research Essay:

    • The Confederacy Still Speaks: The Legal Protection of Monuments to the Southern Confederacy from Historic Preservation to Government Speech Doctrine

DEC – Social Sciences: Law, Society and Justice 2018 – 2019

Dawson College, Montreal, Quebec

  • Graduated with high honours (Avg: 91.7%/R-Score: 32.03)

  • Dean’s honour list:

    • Winter 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019 & Summer 2019

  • Integrative Project:

    • The Landmark Supreme Court Cases of Trinity Western v. LSUC and LSBC v. Trinity Western

GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

Canada Graduate Scholarship  |  $17,500

2022 to 2023

Graduate Admissions Scholarship  |  $18,000

2021 to 2023

D.M. Hogarth Bursary in History |  $2,500

2021

Y.P. Heung Foundation Scholarship  |  $9,000 

2021 to 2024

Kevin & Anne-Marie Kee Scholarship  |  $3,000

2021

Michel Prévost Award of Excellence  |  $1,000

2021

Association of Professors of uOttawa Scholarship  |  $1,250

2021

Desjardins Foundation Bursary |  $2,000

2021

Dean’s honour list/Merit Scholarship, Faculty of Arts  |  $4,000

Fall 2019, Winter 2020, Fall 2020 & Winter 2021 

S.A.S.S. Scholarship Fund, University of Ottawa, ON  |  $2,000

2020 & 2021

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Guest Lecturer |  Jan. 2022 – April 2022

Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa

  • Course: History 2153 - U.S. History from 1945 to present

  • Conducted two guest lectures with discussion on the historical and legal significance of the Brown v. Board (1954) and Furman v. Georgia (1972) Supreme Court decisions. 

 

Teaching & Research Assistant  |  Sept. 2021 – Present

Department of History, Faculty of Arts, University of Ottawa

  • Assisted professor during weekly lectures including moderation of zoom chat during online sessions

  • Graded assignments, term papers, final exams for each course within one week of submission

 

Editor & Submission Review Panel  |  Nov. 2020 – April 2021
CLIO uOttawa History Dept. Undergraduate Journal

 

  • Participated actively in editing and paper selection workshops with editor colleagues and CLIO directors

  • Collaborated in the initial selection of papers to be considered for publication

  • Edited multiple rounds of papers respecting the two-week deadline for each round


Editorial Intern  |  September 2019 – April 2020
Histoire Sociale/ Social History

 

  • Performed various weekly administrative tasks at the direction of the managing editor

  • Wrote and designed pertinent posts for the journal’s social media channels based on recent publications and/or historical themes amplifying its social media footprint

  • Screened books received from academic publishers to find prospective candidates for book reviews to be submitted to the managing editor and editorial committee


Staff Contributor  |  August 2019 – August 2020

The Fulcrum, Ottawa, Ontario

 

  • Engaged with news and features section editor and/or editor-in-chief for article assignments and/or story pitches

  • Contributed to the reporting of other student journalists on campus including “U of O’s Response to Carding, Racial Discrimination incident” and “Student Protest Anti-Psychiatry Exhibit”

  • Recognized by external organizations working on Parliament Hill for November 2019 feature article, The Fight to Ban Conversion Therapy

 

Senior Residential Mortgage Analyst  |   2017 – 2018

Equitable Bank, Montreal Quebec


Personal Financial Advisor  |  2016 – 2017
Desjardins Financial Group, Laval, Quebec


Lending Analyst & Relational Support Officer  |  2014 – 2016
Royal Bank of Canada, Montreal, Quebec

AWARDS AND ACHIEVEMENTS

 

Dean’s honour list, Dawson College

Summer 2019, Winter 2019 & Fall 2018

Outstanding Achievement Award, Equitable Bank

2017

Elite Banker Award, Royal Bank of Canada

2016

Quarterly Excellence Award, Bank of Montreal

2008

SKILLS AND ABILITIES


Organizational Skills

  • Organized numerous “Lunch & Learn” seminars for the underwriting team at Equitable Bank focused on a range of complex cases impacting residential financing

  • Organized and catalogued delivery error claims received between 2010 and 2020 for various issues of Social History/Histoire Sociale to ensure prompt resolution

Research and Analytical Skills

  • Collected data pertaining to RBC’s risk assessment protocols and consolidated them into one user-friendly smart-pdf document to increase team’s productivity

  • Collected and analyzed primary and secondary historical sources involving the erection and protection of confederate monuments in the post-war era

 

Communication Skills

  • Conducted interviews with founding members of the uOttawa Collective 4 Mental Health addressing mental health on uOttawa’s campus which aired on the “One in Five Podcast” in March 2020

  • Composed a bilingual press statement for Social History/Histoire Sociale announcing the availability of its “pre-publication articles” on Project Muse

VOLUNTEER EXPERIENCE

Contributor
One-in-Five Podcast, Ottawa, Ontario | 2019 to Present

  • Attended planning meetings to participate in decision-making for the contents of each episode

  • Carefully researched topics of interest to prepare for the writing and recording of each episode

  • Conducting recorded interviews with participants for several episodes concerning the mental health crisis at uOttawa


Telephone/Web Chat Counsellor
Interligne (formerly Gai Écoute), Montreal, Quebec | 2017 to present

  • Received phone calls and web chats from individuals experiencing psychological distress pertaining to LGBTQ+ related issues and crises

  • Conducted training seminars for both staff and students in Montreal-area French high schools exploring issues that LGBTQ+ teens experience

  • Participated in semi-annual training sessions for new volunteers through crisis phone call simulations