Writing, Editing, and Research
Location:Ottawa, ON, Canada (Anywhere)Education level: College/University
Education field: Liberal arts and humanities
Years of experience: Less than 2 years
Attributes that best describes:
Strong analytical skills
2014 – 2018: Combined Honours at Carleton University in Humanities and Philosophy.
(Graduating June 2018)
2010 – Present: Musician, Writer and Performance Poet.
2006 – 2010: Food Service Employee, Entrepreneurship and Ecological Design Studies.
2002 – 2006: Enrolled at Canterbury High School of the Arts.
Undergraduate Conferences & Publications
Publication of “Beyond Tolerance: J.S. Mill and Karl Popper on the 'Unite the Right' Rally in Charlottesville”, forthcoming in June 2018 issue of Pensées Canadiennes.
Presented “Moral Luck, Poor Upbringing, and the Virtue of Indomitability in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics” at the 2017 Undergraduate Awards summit; subsequently published online in the Undergraduate Library. (Dublin, Ireland)
Presented “A Survey of Plausibility in Personal Identity Theory” at the 2016 International Undergraduate Philosophy of Mind Conference. (University of Toronto, Scarborough, March 2016)
This paper was also presented at the Dominican United College Undergraduate Conference in Ottawa, 2016.
Presented “On the Power of Narrative” at QUEUC 2017 (Quebec Universities English Undergraduate Conference); selected for publication in the 2017 edition of the QUEUC journal. (Bishop's University, Sherbrooke)
This paper was also presented at the 2016 National Integrative Research Conference. (McGill University, Montreal, March 2016)
Presented “Toward a Progressive Pedagogy: A Student-led Discussion on the Purpose of Education” and moderated discussion at the College of the Humanities' 2016 Colloquium. (Carleton University, Ottawa)
Academic Work Experience
Research Assistant, April-August 2015.
Worked under the supervision of Dr. Noel Salmond at Carleton University.
Responsible for transcription, research, and collection of documents for ongoing investigation into the history of Algonquin treaties and land claims on the Ontario-Quebec border.
Work Study Program, Sept-April 2016-17 and 2017-18.
Worked for Dr. Gregory MacIsaac at Carleton university.
Transcribed audio files of class lectures into text format for Dr. MacIsaac's continuing research for a forthcoming book on Plato's dialogs.
Awards and Distinctions
Highly Commended Submission to the Undergraduate Awards 2017 for “Moral Luck, Poor Upbringing, and the Virtue of Indomitability in Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics.”
Selected to deliver a TED-style speech to the College of the Humanities 20th Anniversary Gala titled “Give the Kids Plato, Or How the Humanities Saved my Life.”
Scholarships and bursaries:
Perrier Memorial Bursary (2018)
Claude Bissell Scholarship (2017)
Summer Bursary Award (2017)
Beverly Krugel Scholarship (2016)
Deans' Honour List (2015, 2016, 2017)
St. Patrick's College Scholarship (2015)
Entrance Bursary Award (2014)
Superior English verbal and written communication with all age groups.
Accomplished public speaker and event organizer.
Creative and abstract thinker.
Efficient and logical when problem solving.
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