Students

Trevor Wideman

Museum Exhibit Cluster

Trevor Wideman has joined the Museum Exhibit cluster for 2018-19 after working in the Land Title and Government Records cluster in 2015 and in the Community Records & Directories Research cluster at the Nikkei National Museum in 2016 and 2017. Trevor is currently a PhD scholar at Simon Fraser University under the supervision of…Read More >>

Gord Lyall

Museum Exhibit 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…Read More >>

Eiji Okawa

Museum Exhibit Cluster

Dr. 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. Currently, he…Read More >>

Yasmin Railton

Museum Exhibit Cluster

Dr. Yasmin Amaratunga Railton is the postdoctoral curatorial fellow in the LOI museum exhibit cluster. She holds an honours BA in Art History, an MA in Art Business, and a PhD in Contemporary Art/Conservation from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, UK. She has over ten  years’ experience in major art institutions..Read More >>

Josh van Es

Narrative Website Cluster

Josh van Es is completing his final year of a dual BA/BSc program in Psychology and History at the University of Victoria. He is honoured to be co-author/co-editor of the Landscapes of Injustice public website and excited to use his extensive background in writing and online content management to help communicate this important history…Read More >>

Kara Isozaki

Digital Archives Cluster

Kara Isozaki is the 2018 recipient of the NAJC-Landscapes of Injustice Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Fellowship and will work this summer at the Nikkei National Museum & Cultural Centre in Burnaby, BC in the Digital Archives cluster. Kara completed her Master’s Degree in Museum Studies and Archives and Records Management…Read More >>

Lindsey Jacobson

Digital Archives Cluster

Lindsey Jacobson is a history and anthropology student at the University of Victoria and an aspiring archivist.  She is working with the digital archives cluster to create an online archival database. She is excited to be a part of Landscapes of Injustice to further develop her archival skills and learn more about the experience of Japanese Canadians…Read More >>

Jonathan Ballin

Teacher Resources Cluster

Jonathan Ballin is currently teaching Grade 7 at Glenbrook Middle School in New Westminster and will be going back to UVic in September 2018 for a Master’s degree in History. He will work this summer in the Teacher Resources cluster in the Landscapes of Injustice project…Read More >>

Kaitlin Findlay

Research Coordinator

Kaitlin Findlay completed her BA History (Honors) at McGill and successfully defended her MA Thesis at the University of Victoria in December 2017. 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 >>

Samantha Romano

Historical GIS
Research Coordinator

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…Read More >>

Amber Ali

Research Coordinator

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…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 >>

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 began 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 >>

Nicole Yakashiro

Government Records
Research Cluster

Nicole Yakashiro is incredibly grateful to be a part of Landscapes of Injustice. She 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 began her MA in History at the University of British Columbia in the fall of 2017. Her research is ..Read More >>

Mary Anne Vallianatos

Guest scholar

Mary Anne Vallianatos is a PhD candidate at UVic with the Faculty of Law. Her research interests include race, colonialism and Asian Canadian legal history. She is interested in questions concerning how the legal system reflects social biases and the role of law in the construction of race in a colonial settler state. Mary Anne is pleased to pursue her interests…Read More >>

Student Alumni

Rachel Weary

Rachel worked as a student researcher in the Legal History
research cluster from 2016-18...Read More >>

Sonja Aagesen

Sonja worked as a student researcher in the Historical GIS
research cluster from 2014-2017Read More >>

Jackson Moreland

Jackson worked as a student researcher in the Historical GIS
research cluster in 2017Read More >>

Camille Haisell

Camille worked as a student researcher in the Provincial Records research cluster in 2017Read More >>

Tess Elsworthy

Tess was the 2017 recipient of the Hide Hyodo-Shimizu Research Scholarship in association with the National Association of Japanese Canadians and Landscapes of Injustice and worked as a student researcher in the Provincial Records research cluster in 2017…Read More >>

Yoriko Gillard

Yoriko worked as a student researcher in the Community Records research cluster from 2016-2017Read More >>

Alissa Cartwright

Alissa worked as a student researcher in the Land Title research cluster from 2016-2017 and in the Community Records research cluster in 2015...Read More >>

Rebeca Salas

Rebeca worked in the Oral History research cluster from 2016-17 and in the Land Title research cluster in 2015Read More >>

Kip Jorgensen

Kip worked as a student researcher in the Community Records research cluster in 2017 and in the Knowledge Mobilization cluster in 2016 after starting as a work study student...Read More >>

Will Archibald

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

Robyn Otto

Robyn worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster in 2017…Read More >>

Mikayla Tinsley

Mikayla worked as a student researcher in the Land Title research cluster from 2015-17…Read More >>

Peter Hur

Peter worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster from 2016-17…Read More >>

Sarah Fitterer

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

Anna Gooding

Anna worked as a student researcher in the Land Title research cluster from 2016-17…Read More >>

Erl Etorma

Erl worked as a student researcher in the Historical GIS research cluster in 2016…Read More >>

Kyla Fitzgerald

Kyla worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster from 2014-17Read More >>. .

Joshua Labove

Josh worked in the Oral History Research Cluster as a student researcher and research coordinator from 2014-17…Read More >>

Ariel Merriam

Ariel worked in the Community Records & Directories research cluster and Land Title research cluster from 2015-17…Read More >>

Erin Yaremko

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

Monique Ulysses

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

 

Josie Gray

Josie worked in the Community Records & Directories Research Cluster in 2016…Read More >>

Lane McGarrity

Lane worked in the Community Records & Directories research cluster in 2016…Read More >>

Heather Read

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

Eglantina Bacaj-Gondia

Eglantina worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster in 2015…Read More >>

Lauren Chalaturnyk

Lauren worked as a student researcher in the Legal History research cluster in 2015-16…Read More >>

Hikari Rachmat

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

Rebecca Willmott

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

Christopher Tam

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

Jacqueline Clare

Jacqueline 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 >>

Elena Kusaka

Elena worked as a research coordinator in the Oral History research cluster in 2014-15…Read More >>

Manjot Parhar

Manjot worked as a student researcher in the Legal History research cluster in 2014…Read More >>

Momoye Sugiman

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

Alicia Fong

Alicia worked as a student researcher in the Oral History research cluster in 2014-15…Read More >>

Adam Kostrich

Adam worked as a student researcher in the Government Records research cluster in 2015-16…Read More >>

Kirsten Hurworth

Kirsten 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 worked as a student researcher in the Community Records and Directories research cluster in 2014…Read More >>