Professional Experience

Research Assistant – Policy, Location, and Access in Community Environments (PLACE) Lab, Edmonton, Alberta, August 2013 – Present

Research support in literature review, drafting and editing academic articles, qualitative research, and analysis of geospatial data

Research Assistant – ArcticNet Networks of Centre of Excellence of Canada, Edmonton, Alberta, June 2013 – September 2013

MSc thesis research conducted under the ArcticNet grant Integrating and Translating ArcticNet Science for Sustainable Communities and National and Global Policy and Decision-Making on the potential to pilot Geographic Information Systems (GIS) in environmental assessments with aboriginal communities

Editorial Assistant and Writer – World Natural Medicine Foundation, Edmonton, Alberta, June 2011- July 2013

Researching, drafting, editing, and providing publication assistance of international communications and academic materials for Former Director of the Medical Acupuncture Program in the Faculty of Medicine and Dentistry

Clinic Coordinator – Edmonton Community Legal Centre Edmonton, Alberta, May 2010 – December 2011

Coordination of weekly legal clinics facilitating over a hundred volunteer professional lawyers to provide free, equitable access to the justice system for low income individuals facing legal difficulties in Edmonton

Researcher – University of Alberta Faculty of Arts Edmonton, Alberta, May 2009 – August 2009

Compilation, coding, and analysis of policy and organizational literature documenting the progress of United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction in developing countries