Course Evaluation Assistants

Victoria James

Victoria James has been a member of the course evaluation team at CTSI since August 2013. Previously she held positions with the Faculty of Pharmacy at the University of Toronto, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists. Victoria’s primary responsibilities are facilitating the collection and validation of course evaluation information as the system is configured and managing instructor-course relationships within the data. She is also involved in preparing course evaluation data sources for quality assurance processes at the institution, including the dissemination of course evaluation data to students. Areas of professional and personal interest include information management, establishing positive and symbiotic relationships with faculty and students, and the connection between universities and the urban environment. Victoria holds a Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

Jennifer Vella

Jennifer Vella joined the course evaluation team at CTSI in September 2014.  Her primary responsibilities as a Course Evaluation Assistant are configuring evaluation projects, verifying data, and providing user support for the online course evaluation system.

Jennifer has worked at the University of Toronto for 10 years, and has previously held positions with the School of Graduate Studies and with Accessibility Services (St. George campus).  Jennifer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from the University of Toronto.

Rakhi Dewan

Rakhi recently joined the course evaluation team at CTSI and comes to us from the Faculty of Medicine where she provided administrative support to the Master Teacher Program and the Undergraduate Clinical Clerkship Program. Prior to her work with the University of Toronto, Rakhi worked at OCAD University with Student Services and the Faculty of Art, and as an Education Officer at the Art Gallery of Ontario. Rakhi has a Graduate Diploma in Expressive Arts Therapy, is an Associate of the Ontario College of Art & Design (OCAD), and holds an honours BA in Philosophy from McGill University.

Katharine Lauder

Katharine Lauder joins us as Course Evaluation Assistant from Enrolment Services, where she is a Financial Aid Assistant, with the responsibility of verifying and processing confidential documents and records for accuracy and completeness. Her experience and expertise in working with large amounts of sensitive data will be a great asset to the important work of our Course Evaluations team. Katharine is a recent graduate of the University of Toronto, holding an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Equity Studies, with a focus on Disability Theory. During her studies, she worked as a Student Library Assistant at Robarts Library, as a Student Events Coordinator with the Centre for International Experience, and at Victoria College as a Research Assistant. Her work experience has given her wide knowledge of and familiarity with the diverse institution that is UofT.  Katharine is also currently pursuing a diploma through Continuing Studies in Records and Information Management.