We are pleased to introduce four students who have recently jointed our team:
Janelle Curry (first on the left) is a Master’s candidate in Social Anthropology at York University, Toronto. Her research focuses on the impacts of assisted reproductive technologies on feelings of kinship. She works as a graduate assistant on the Children Born of War theme of CSiW.
Syed Muhammad Shaheer Zaidi (third from the left) is a student in Computer Science at York University. He is working under the history theme and is building the CSIW database and transcribing interviews.
Quwane Downey-Fairclough (third from the right) is a global political studies major going into his third year after this summer. He is working with Michelle Cobblah (middle), Syed Muhammad Shaheer Zaidi, and Bruno Véras (second from the right) on the historical documents, building a database of archival materials.
Rahina Zarma (not on the photograph) is a Ph. D Candidate at Osgoode Hall Law School, Canada and is researching environmental and social justice issues in Africa. She has a Masters in Law from the University of Saskatchewan, Canada, and Law Degrees from the University of Jos, Nigeria, and the Nigerian Law School. She has served as a refugee officer at the Nigerian Refugee Commission and a litigation lawyer in Abuja, Nigeria. Her interests include Human Rights, Social Justice, Feminism, and the Intersectionality of Race, Capitalism and Gender.
Welcome to our team!