Professional Experience

Research Grants & Communications Officer
Department of History, University of Toronto, April 2019-Present.

In my current role, I provide financial and administrative oversight to faculty research grants. I also write for, edit and publish the department’s bi-annual news magazine, History Current (readership of over 14,000 current students, faculty members, community stakeholders, and university alumni). I also coordinate large-scale symposia and conferences, speaker series, and departmental events.

Executive Assistant to the Chair
Department of History, University of Toronto, August 2017-March 2019.

I provided administrative and HR oversight for faculty members, visiting professors, and postdoctoral research fellows.

Research Coordinator
Semaphore Research Cluster, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, January 2013-August 2017.

I provided financial, administrative, and policy oversight for over $2 million in grant funding, strategic planning and project management for 3 faculty members with 6 multi-year funded research projects, grant-writing expertise, and have hired and supervised 14 graduate-level research assistants.

Project Manager
The Yellow Nineties Online, Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities; Ryerson University, 2012-2013.

I designed workflow schedules and action plans, and tracked project deliverables from a team of 3 faculty members and 5-10 research assistants. .

Research Associate
Children’s Literature Archive and The Yellow Nineties Online; Ryerson Centre for Digital Humanities; Ryerson University, 2010-2012.

Research Assistant
Grant Application, “Teaching ToDAY’s Learners: Developing Ryerson’s Content Management System as a Tool for Digital Pedagogy and Learning.” Learning and Teaching Education Fund (LTEF), English Department; Ryerson University, 2011.

Dr. Elizabeth Podnieks, Celebrity and Motherhood; Department of English, Ryerson University, 2007-2008.

Dr. André Loiselle, Representations of Art and Art History in Canadian Film; School for Studies in Art and Culture, Film Studies Department; Carleton University, 2006.

Prof. Mark Langer, An Oral History of Warner Bros. Animation; School for Studies in Art and Culture, Film Studies Department; Carleton University, 2005.

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