Brief Resume

Personal Information

  • Place of Birth: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Education

  • Master of Arts in Political Science, York University. Major Research Paper: From East to West—The Hong Kong to Toronto Lumpenproletariat of 1970–1979.
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours in History and Political Science, York University
  • Ontario College Diploma in General Arts and Science/Liberal Arts, Seneca College

Selected Awards

  • Scarborough-Agincourt Silver Jubilee Medal for community contributions, 2013
  • Excalibur’s Volunteer of the Week, October 3, 2013
  • Invitation, Golden Key International Honour Society, 2012
  • Featured Photo, Fairchild Television, January 2011
  • President’s Honour List for Highest Academic Standing, Seneca College, 2006
  • Ontario Scholar, Ontario Ministry of Education, 2004
  • School Champion, Royal Canadian Geographical Society’s Great Canadian Challenge, 2000
  • Honour Roll, Bowmore Senior Public School, 1998

Current Projects

  • (Non-fiction) 59 Days and 61 Nights: Memories of Hong Kong, 1994–1995
  • Various creative writing projects

Work Experience

  • Staff, Markham Public Library, 2015–Currently
  • Graduate/Teaching Assistant, Ryerson University, 2014–Currently
  • Exam Invigilator, York University, School of Human Resource Management, 2014–Currently
  • —, York University, School of Administrative Studies, 2014
  • —, York University, Department of Economics, 2014
  • Deputy Returning Officer, Elections Canada, June 2014
  • Exam Invigilator, York University, Department of Political Science, 2014–2015
  • Agent/Independent Paralegal, 2013,
  • Graduate Assistant, York University, Department of Political Science, 2012–2013
  • Associate Editor and Reviewer, York University History and Political Science Journal, 2012–2013
  • Staff Copy Editor, Excalibur Publications, 2012–2013
  • Deputy Returning Officer, Elections Ontario, 2011–2014
  • Revising Deputy Returning Officer, City of Toronto, 2010–2014
  • Research Assistant, York University, Glendon College, Department of Political Science, 2008–2012
  • Administrative and Stage Assistant, Solar Stage Children’s Theatre, 2003–2004
  • Managing Editor, Bethune Journal, 2002–2003
  • Layout and Design Editor, Bethune Journal, 2001–2004
  • Copy Editor, Bethune Journal, 2001–2004
  • Paper Deliverer, Scarborough Mirror, 2001
  • Teens Behind the Scenes Volunteer, Art Gallery of Ontario, 2001