Students

 

Trevor Wideman

Community Records & Directories Research Cluster

Trevor Wideman worked with Jordan Stanger-Ross in the Land Title and Government Records cluster during 2015, and is now a part of the Community Records & Directories Research Cluster based at the Nikkei National Museum. Trevor is currently a PhD scholar at Simon Fraser University under the supervision of Nicholas…Read More >>

Kaitlin Findlay

Community Records and Government Records
Research Clusters

Kaitlin Findlay completed her BA History (Honors) at McGill and is currently completing an MA Thesis at the University of Victoria. Her thesis examines the Royal Commission on Japanese Claims, 1947-50. In her time with Landscapes of Injustice, Kaitlin has worked with the Government Records and Knowledge…Read More >>

Kip Jorgensen

Community Records
Research Cluster

Kip Jorgensen has worked at multiple migrants’ rights organizations in Bangladesh as a program assistant through the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives, an LoI partner organization. He incorporated this field work into his honours thesis, which examined the impact of ethnic conflict and discrimination on environmental…Read More >>

Yoriko Gillard

Community Records
Research Cluster

Yoriko Gillard is an artist, poet, language educator and educational researcher. She is a PhD student in Language and Literacy Education at UBC investigating how creative communication helps people understand each other reciprocally during periods of hardship, cultural conflict, and language…Read More >>

Rachel Weary

Legal History
Research Cluster

Rachel Weary is a student in the Faculty of Law at the University of Alberta. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in English. During her undergraduate career, Rachel’s studies included the role of the “local” in Canadian writing and the literary voices of marginalized minorities in Canada and internationally. Rachel is very much Read More >>

 

Eiji Okawa

Government Records and Legal History Research Clusters

Eiji Okawa is a historian whose fields of research include the religious and political history of medieval and early modern Japan and the social and cultural history of Japanese immigrants in Canada during the first half of the twentieth century. He completed his PhD in Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia in 2016. Read More >>

Nicole Yakashiro

Government Records
Research Cluster

Nicole Yakashiro is incredibly grateful to be a part of Landscapes of Injustice. She recently completed her BA at the University of Toronto, majoring in the Book and Media Studies Program (with minors in History and Music History & Culture), and will begin her MA in History at the University of British Columbia in the fall of 2017…Read More >>

Alissa Cartwright

Land Title
Research Cluster

This is Alissa Cartwright’s third summer as an RA with Landscapes of Injustice. She is working with the Land Title and GIS clusters to georeference historical property maps in Maple Ridge. She is also finishing up her M.Phil in Public History and Cultural Heritage from Trinity College in Dublin, Ireland…Read More >>

Mikayla Tinsley

Land Title
Research Cluster

Mikayla Tinsley is entering the final year of her Honours degree in Asian Studies with a minor in Asian Canadian and Asian Migration Studies at The University of British Columbia. Through her studies, she has developed a keen interest in the formation and history of diasporic communities in Canada. Mikayla is looking forward…Read More >>

Anna Gooding

Land Title
Research Cluster

Anna Gooding just graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts in History. Her primary research interests include race, gender, and imperialism in early twentieth century Canada. She enjoys learning about local history, and her honours thesis was on the topic of early policewomen and delinquent girls…Read More >>

Gord Lyall

Provincial Records
Research Cluster

Gordon Lyall is a PhD candidate and research assistant at UVic under the supervision of Dr. Jason Colby, currently in the middle of coursework and comprehensive exams. His research interests include Settler-First Nations relations, regional identity, and environmental activism in British Columbia, primarily around the Salish Sea….Read More >>

Sydney Fuhrman

Provincial Records
Research Cluster

Sydney Fuhrman is a recent graduate of Queen’s University with an Honours Bachelor of Arts in history. She will be beginning an M.A program at University of Victoria in September 2017 in Public History. Her research interests include the use of propaganda during World War II. She has interned in Bedford, U.K. at the Bedford…Read More >>

Camille Haisell

Provincial Records
Research Cluster

Camille Haisell’s passion for social justice informed her decision to pursue a BA Double Major in Anthropology and History at Uvic, focusing on cultural anthropology and Canadian history. She began her studies at Camosun and transferred here last fall. She is thrilled about the opportunity to be working as a Research Assistant..Read More >>

Tess Elsworthy

Provincial Records
Research Cluster

Tess Elsworthy is the 2017 recipient of the Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship in association with the National Association of Japanese Canadians and Landscapes of Injustice. She is an MA student in the Department of History and Classical Studies at McGill University in Montreal studying under Laura Madokoro…Read More >>

Samantha Romano

Historical GIS
Research Cluster

Samantha Romano has an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Environmental and Resource Management and is currently working on a certificate program in the geography department at Simon Fraser University for Spatial Information Science. Her research interests focus on the use of remote sensing and GIS methods…Read More >>

Sonja Aagesen

Historical GIS
Research Cluster

Sonja Aagesen is a PhD candidate and research associate at SFU in the Spatial Interface Research Lab under the supervision of Dr. Nick Hedley. Her research interests lie at the intersection of archeological and cultural heritage research, spatial analysis, and 3D geovisualization. Her doctoral research focuses on integrating…Read More >>

Jackson Moreland

Historical GIS
Research Cluster

Jackson Moreland is currently completing his Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science at Queen’s University. He has a keen interest in technology and is seeking potential careers in website and app development. His role in the Landscapes of Injustice is assisting with the re-development of the search software…Read More >>

Joshua Labove

Oral History
Research Cluster

Josh Labove is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. His research is focused on borders–both as a geopolitical production but also as a means of discussing inclusion and exclusion within Canadian urban life. Under the supervision of Nicholas Blomley, his work considers how the Supreme…Read More >>

Alexander Pekic

Oral History
Research Cluster

Alexander Pekic is an MA candidate in the Immigration and Settlement Studies program at Ryerson University. His current research focuses on the theoretical evolution of Toronto’s Sanctuary City policy. He is a researcher with the Landscapes of Injustice project’s Oral History Cluster as well as the Ryerson Centre for…Read More >>

Peter Hur

Oral History
Research Cluster

Peter Hur is a Master of Public Policy and Administration student at Ryerson University and has completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in Law and Society at York University. His research interest lies in analyzing Canadian legislation to determine the motivation for its creation, the impact of the law on local communities,…Read More >>

Rebeca Salas

Oral History
Research Cluster

Rebeca Salas is an MA student in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. Under the supervision of Nicholas Blomley, she studies the relationship between property and memory. Her specific interests involve how this relationship is bound to place – and, how memories reveal the layered social…Read More >>

Robyn Otto

Robyn Otto is currently completing an Honours History BA at the University of Winnipeg. Her research interests lie in the relationship between gender, migration and memory….Read More >>

Amber Ali

Amber Ali’s student-designed BA honours major in International Migration at the University of Winnipeg has blended Sociology, Political Science, History, and East Asian Languages and Cultures. The conundrum of international and local actors in the role of migration has fuelled a passion for research and theory on the social and historical effects of movement, displacement, and settlement. Special interest has…Read More >>

Alain LeTourneau

Oral History
Research Cluster

Alain LeTourneau is an MA student in the Department of Geography at Simon Fraser University. His research investigates alternative models in development affordable urban housing, and the social relations of multi-ownership property schemes (co-housing, cooperative housing). Alain’s Landscapes of…Read More >>

Student Alumni

 

Will Archibald

Will worked as a student researcher in the Land Title & Government Record research cluster in 2014 and 2015...Read More >>

Sarah Fitterer

Sarah worked as a student researcher in the Land Title & Government Records research cluster in 2014 and 2015...Read More >>

Monique Ulysses

Monique Ulysses worked as a student researcher for the Legal History research cluster in 2014-15 and 2015-16...Read More >>

 

Hikari Rachmat

Hikari Rachmat worked as a student researcher in the Community Records & Directories research cluster in 2015. Read More >>

Christopher Tam

Christopher Tam worked as a student researcher in the Community Records & Directories research cluster in 2015. Read More >>

Jacqueline Clare

Jacqueline Clare worked as a student researcher in the Historical GIS research cluster in 2014-15. Read More >>

Esther Rzeplinski

Esther worked as a student researcher in the Knowledge Mobilization research cluster in 2014-15. Read More >>

Rebecca Willmott

Rebecca Willmott worked as a student researcher in the Land Title and Government Records research cluster in 2014-15. Read More >>

Manjot Parhar

Manjot Parhar worked as a student researcher in the Legal History research cluster in 2014.
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Momoye Sugiman

Momoye Sugiman worked as a student researcher for the Oral History research cluster in 2014-15. Read More >>

Alicia Fong

Alicia Fong worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster in 2014-15.
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Elena Kusaka

Elena Kusaka worked as a research coordinator in the Oral History research cluster in 2014-15.
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Kirsten Hurworth

Kirsten Hurworth worked as a student researcher in the Legal History research cluster in 2014. Read More >>

Nathaniel Hayes

Nathaniel worked as a student researcher in the Community Records & Directories research cluster in 2014. Read More >>

 

Galen Murray

Galen Murray worked as a student researcher in the Community Records and Directories research cluster in 2014. Read More >>

Adam Kostrich

Adam Kostrich worked as a student researcher in the Government Records in 2015-16. Read More >>

Eglantina Bacaj-Gondia

Eglantina Bacaj-Gondia worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster in 2015-16. Read More >>

Lauren Chalaturnyk

Lauren Chalaturnyk worked as a student researcher in the Legal History research cluster in 2015. Read More >>

Erin Yaremko

Erin Yaremko worked as a student research in the Oral History research cluster in 2014-16 Read More >>

Heather Read

Heather Read was a post doctoral fellow in the Oral History cluster in 2015. Read More >>

Ariel Merriam

Community Records & Directories Research Cluster

Ariel Merriam is a graduating student in the Honours History program at the University of Victoria. Her fourth-year thesis examines the operation of power, rhetoric, and property relations within the records of the Vancouver Office of the Custodian of Enemy Property. In the summer of 2015, Ariel worked as a student researcher in the…Read More >>

Josie Gray

Community Records & Directories Research Cluster

Josie Gray is completing a History Honours BA with a minor in Professional Writing at UVIC and is interested in Middle Eastern history and historiography…Read More >>

Lane McGarrity

Community Records & Directories
Research Cluster

Lane McGarrity grew up in Terrace, British Columbia, where he perfected the art of having fun in the rain. He graduated from Trent University with a BA in Ancient Greek and Roman Studies, and is currently working through a Diploma in Cultural Resource Management through the University of Victoria. Currently residing in…Read More >>

Erl Etorma

Historical GIS
Research Cluster

Erl Etorma is a Graduate of Queen’s University with a Bachelor of Arts Honours Degree in Political Studies with a minor in Philosophy. His research interests include Theories of Justice, Issues of Democracy and Human Rights, Jurisprudence, and Electoral Politics in Canada and the United States…Read More >>

Kyla Fitzgerald

Oral History
Research Cluster

Kyla Fitzgerald is an MA student in the Department of History at the University of Victoria. This is her second year as a research assistant for the Oral History Research Cluster in the Landscapes of Injustice Project….Read More >>. .