Academic Appointments

  • 2018-present: Postdoctoral Visitor, Political Science, York University, Glendon College

Education

  • 2018: Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Berkeley
    Committee: Sarah Song (Chair), Kathryn Abrams, Wendy Brown, Taeku Lee
    Fields: Contemporary Political Theory, History of Political Thought, Public Law & Jurisprudence
    Certificate in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education, Spring 2017

  • 2008: M.A., Political Science, University of Toronto

  • 2007: B.A., Politics (Honors) and Economics, Phi Beta Kappa, Oberlin College

Awards and Honors

  • 2016-17: Doctoral Completion Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley

  • 2015-18: Edward Hildebrand Graduate Fellowship in Canadian Studies, University of California, Berkeley

  • 2013-14: Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award, University of California, Berkeley

  • 2012-15: Doctoral Fellowship, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada (SSHRC)

  • 2011-16: Departmental Fellowship, University of California, Berkeley, Political Science

  • 2007-08: Canada Graduate Scholarship (Master's), SSHRC

  • 2007-08: C.B. Macpherson Scholarship, University of Toronto, Department of Political Science

  • 2007-08: Junior Fellow, Massey College

Conference Presentations and Campus Talks

  • 2019: "Political Theory and Public History," Canadian Political Science Association, June

  • 2019: "Recognition, Identity, and Collective Self-Definition," Western Political Science Association, April

  • 2019: "Recognition, Identity, and Collective Self-Definition," Association for the Study of Law, Culture, and the Humanities, March

  • 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: “Redress and Recognition for Japanese Canadians,” Canadian Studies Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, September

  • 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," Canadian Studies Colloquium, University of California, Berkeley, April

  • 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

Teaching Experience

  • York University, Glendon College

    • Winter 2019, Winter 2020: "Deliberation and Participation"

    • Fall 2018, Fall 2019: "Democracy and Representation"

  • University of California, Berkeley (as Graduate Student Instructor/Teaching Assistant)

    • 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)

  • Oberlin College (as Writing Associate)

    • 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)

Professional Memberships

  • American Political Science Association

  • Association for Political Theory

  • Canadian Political Science Association

  • Western Political Science Association