Master of Library and Information Science (MLIS),
University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario.

May 2007 – December 2008

Co-op Education

Co-op term at the University of Guelph Archives and Special Collections
Co-op term at the University of McMaster Libraries, Web Development

Other Contributions

Member of the UWO ‘chapter’ of Librarians Without Borders
Member of the CLA Student Association
Graduate student representative to the Society of Graduate Students (SOGS)


MSc., University of Guelph.

January 2004 – August 2006

Master of Science, Applied Ethology
Advisor: Suzanne Millman
Thesis title: The impact of microflora alteration on the social behaviour of weaned pigs


HBSc., University of Toronto.

September 1998 – April 2003

Honours Bachelor of Science
Specialized in Zoology: Animal Behaviour


Awards Received

2008 – Recipient and two-time nominee for the Donald K. Norrgard Award for academic excellence and accomplishment in the areas of information technologies and systems, MLIS program, Faculty of Information Science, UWO

2006 – Recipient of the Humane Society of the United States (HSUS) travel award for the International Society for Applied Ethology international conference in Bristol, England (August, 2006)

2005 – Recipient of the Care-a-Thon Award for research in Animal Welfare, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph

2004, 2005 – Three-time recipient of the University Graduate Scholarship (UGS), University of Guelph

2003 – Second Prize: Evolutionary Biology category for undergraduate thesis poster competition, Dept. of Zoology, University of Toronto