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EDUCATION

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, OISE    (2011-2016)
Doctorate of Philosophy, Higher Education
Collaborative Program: Comparative, International and Development Education

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO, OISE    (2009-2010)
Master of Arts, Higher Education
Collaborative Program: Comparative, International and Development Education
Non-credit Courses:  Writing Grant Proposals, Pre-writing Strategies, Nvivo

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO: OISE       (2005-2006)
Bachelor of Education, Intermediate/Senior – History /Politics

TRENT UNIVERSITY   (2001-2005)
Bachelor of Arts, Honours, Joint Major:
International Development Studies, International Political Economy
Dean’s Honour Roll 2001-2005
J.J. Robinette Scholarship

FINANCIAL AWARDS

SOCIAL SCIENCES AND HUMANITIES RESEARCH COUNCIL, DOCTORAL SCHOLARSHIP (2012-2015)

TRAVEL GRANT SCHOOL OF GRADUATE STUDIES, UT      (2012)

ONTARIO GRADUATE SCHOLARSHIP (2011-2012)

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO: GRADUATE FUNDING PACKAGE      (2011-2015)

UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO: GRADUATE FUNDING PACKAGE    (2009-2010)

TRAVEL GRANT: CANADIAN SOCIETY FOR THE STUDY OF EDUCATION (2010)

TRENT UNIVERSITY: JJ ROBINETTE SCHOLARSHIP    (2001-2005)

RESEARCH POSITIONS
(2014-2015)Research AssistantUniversity Instructor Survey of Ontario
                        Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones; Funded by MTCU
(2014) Research Assistant Impacts of Trans-national Education on Host Countries
                        McNamara Economic Consulting; Academic City, Dubai, Funded by the
British Council
(2013-2014) Research AssistantThe “Other” University Teachers: Non-Full-Time
Instructors at Ontario Universities
Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones, Funded by HEQCO
(2011-2012)                Research Assistant The Governance of Canadian Universities:
Dimensions and Trends in Autonomy
Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones, Ontario Research Chair in Policy and
Planning of Education
(2009-2010)Research AssistantOntario High School Career’s Survey
Assistant to Dr. Peter Dietsche, William Davis Chair in Community
College Research
ACADEMIC EMPLOYMENT

OISE: UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO        (2010 – 2012)
Comparative, International and Development Education Centre
Program and Finance Administrator                                       

  • Sole administrator of research centre and collaborative program
  • Lead organizer for Global Cultural Dialogue conference
  • Grant writing and fund administration (CFI, SSHRC, ITIF)
  • Website and graphic design, video editing

EDUVENTURE FIJI     (2007 –2008)

Academic Director, Fiji Islands

  • Designed and negotiated academic partnerships with local universities, NGO’s
  • Communicated with local and overseas stakeholders via email, annual reports, partnership proposals
  • Developed and adhered to budget using Quickbooks software
  • Supported and oriented professors, students and campus visitors
  • Developed and implemented marketing strategy for local student recruitment

EASTERN UNIVERSITY    (2006-2007)

Special Projects Coordinator                                                       St. David’s, PA

  • Created online training courses for distance education professors via Blackboard software
  • Worked with faculty chairs to revise graduate curriculum
  • Designed and distributed online evaluation surveys using Survey Monkey
  • Developed new strategies to effectively recruit undergraduate students with interest in International Development
  • Worked with marketing team to design program brochures and e-advertisements

TEACHING POSITIONS

OISE, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO                               (2013-2016) 
Teaching Assistant to Dr. Ruth Hayhoe,
Courses: LHAE 3180 International Academic Relations
               LHAE 1826 Comparative Higher Education

NEW COLLEGE, UNIVERSITY OF TORONTO            (July 2010)

ESL Teacher                                                                                        Toronto, ON

  • Taught international students on short-term language learning programs
  • Designed “smart” lessons using interactive media

EDUVENTURE FIJI                                                                            2007 –2008

Spiritual Formations                                                                        Indonesia & Fiji Islands

  • Onsite facilitator for Spiritual Formations course
  • Taught 2 hour, weekly classes for undergraduates

 COMPUTER LITERACY

  • Blackboard Administration
  • AMS Financial System
  • Adobe Indesign
  •  MS Lectura
  • NVivo
  • Advanced MS Office Suite:
  • iMovie
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Video Conferencing


 

2014-2015            Research Assistant          University Instructor Survey of Ontario

                                                           Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones; Funded by MTCU

 

2013-2015            Teaching Assistant          University of Toronto, OISE

Assistant to Dr. Ruth Hayhoe,

Courses: LHAE 3180 International Academic Relations

  LHAE 1826 Comparative Higher Education

 

2014                       Research Assistant          Impacts of Trans-national Education on Host Countries

McNamara Economic Consulting; Academic City, Dubai, Funded by the British Council

 

2013-2014            Research Assistant          The “Other” University Teachers: Non-Full-Time

Instructors at Ontario Universities 

                                                            Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones, Funded by HEQCO

 

2011-2012            Research Assistant          The Governance of Canadian Universities: Dimensions

and Trends in Autonomy

Assistant to Dr. Glen Jones, Ontario Research Chair in Policy and Planning of Education

 

2009-2010            Research Assistant          Ontario High School Career’s Survey

                                                            Assistant to Dr. Peter Dietsche, William Davis Chair in

Community College Research 

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