At the MLC Research Centre Natalie Laplaine-Small provides research administration support for the Director, Dr. Irene Gammel, and her team to help her realize the vision of the Canada Research Chair in achieving excellence in research. Natalie holds a BA Honours in Art History from York University (2011-2015), a BEd from York University (2012-2015), and a diploma in Architectural Technology from George Brown College (2007-2008). Her prior experiences include administrative positions within commercial businesses, educational institutions and not-for-profit programs in the GTA. At the MLC, Natalie is excited to be involved in the multi-disciplinary and collaborative environment fostered at the centre, gaining valuable experience towards furthering her post-graduate studies goals. Her research interests relate to the cultural productions of women and other marginalized histories, memory and representation, as well as local history and Canadian heritage.