Education

  • Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, expected 2018
    Areas of Focus: Contemporary Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Public Law & Jurisprudence
    Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Spring 2017
  • M.A., Political Science, University of Toronto, 2008
  • B.A., Politics (Honors) and Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Oberlin College, 2007

Awards and Honors

  • 2015-18: Edward Hildebrand Graduate Fellowship in Canadian Studies, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2016-17: Doctoral Completion Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2011-16: Departmental Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, Political Science
  • 2012-15: Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2013-14: Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2007-08: Canada Graduate Scholarship (Master's), Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada
  • 2007-08: C.B. Macpherson Scholarship, University of Toronto, Department of Political Science
  • 2007-08: Junior Fellow, Massey College

Conference Presentations

  • 2018: "Apology for Japanese Internment as a Practice of Recognition," American Political Science Association, September
  • 2018: "Co-Curation at the National Museum of the American Indian," Western Political Science Association, March
  • 2017: "Recognition in Practice: Political Theory and the Museum," American Political Science Association, September
  • 2017: "Recognition and Self-Definition in Action: Lessons from the Japanese Canadian Redress Movement,” Canadian Political Science Association, June
  • 2016: "Exhibiting Recognition: Consultation and Self-Definition at the Canadian Museum of Civilization," American Political Science Association, September
  • 2016: "Exhibiting Recognition: Consultation and Self-Definition at the Canadian Museum of Civilization," Canadian Political Science Association, June
  • 2016: "Exhibiting Recognition: Consultation and Self-Definition at the Canadian Museum of Civilization," Western Political Science Association, March
  • 2015: "Self-Definition in the Politics of Recognition," Association for Political Theory, October
  • 2015: "Self-Definition and Difference in the Politics of Recognition," American Political Science Association, September
  • 2015: "Self-Definition in the Politics of Recognition," Canadian Political Science Association, June
  • 2014: "Public Indigeneity and the Logics of Membership and Identity Formation," Western Political Science Association, April
  • 2013: "Permissible and Impermissible Illiberalisms in Mill's On Liberty: Mormons, Barbarians, and Progress," Western Political Science Association, March

Campus Talks

  • 2017: “Redress and Recognition for Japanese Canadians,” Canadian Studies Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, September
  • 2016: "Exhibiting Recognition: Consultation and Self-Definition at the Canadian Museum of Civilization," Canadian Studies Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, April

Teaching Experience

  • Graduate Student Instructor, University of California, Berkeley
    • Spring 2018: "Foundations of Modern Political Thought" (Daniel Lee)
    • Fall 2017: "Introduction to International Relations" (Amy Gurowitz)
    • Spring 2015: "History of Modern Political Thought" (Andrius Galisanka)
    • Spring 2014: "Special Topics in Political Theory: 20th Century" (Andrius Galisanka)
    • Spring 2013: "Introduction to Political Theory: What is Justice?" (Sarah Song)
  • Writing Associate, Oberlin College
    • Fall 2005, Fall 2006: "Explaining Social Power: Classical and Contemporary Theories" (Sonia Kruks)

University & Department Service

  • 2015-16: Graduate Assembly Delegate, University of California, Berkeley
  • 2015-16: Co-President, Political Science Graduate Student Association, University of California, Berkeley

Other Training

  • American Political Science Association Annual Meeting Pedagogy Workshop, August 2017
  • Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Spring 2017
  • Digital Humanities at Berkeley Summer Institute, August 2016

Public Policy Experience

  • 2010-11: Analyst, Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat, Social & Cultural Sector, Aboriginal Affairs, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario
  • 2008-10: Policy Analyst/Economist, Accelerated Economist Training Program (AETP), Canada Public Service Agency, Government of Canada, Ottawa, Ontario (AETP is now the Advanced Policy Analyst Program)

Languages

  • English: Native Speaker
  • French: Advanced

Professional Memberships

  • American Political Science Association
  • Association for Political Theory
  • Canadian Political Science Association
  • Western Political Science Association