Leila Kazeminejad holds a BA in English with a minor in Philosophy from Toronto Metropolitan University (2017-2022). Her research focuses on feminist literature, intersectional feminism, and children’s literature. She has held positions as co-editor-in-chief of The Continuist, a student-organized art and literary zine publication, and non-fiction committee member of The White Wall Review. As an Archival Fellow at the MLC Research Centre, Leila is involved in the digitization of the centre’s rare archival holdings including the Mary Riter Hamilton Collection and World War One Collection. She hopes to pursue a career in the publishing industry.
In the Service of Canada recognizes Operation Canada, the MLC's SSHRC-funded study on Canadian World War I diaries.
Professor Irene Gammel is the recipient of the C.P. Stacey Award for her book, I Can Only Paint.
At the MLCRC, Julia combines her love of research with her love of literature assisting with the Telling COVID-19 Stories project.