Celebrating Tyndale Alumni Academic Achievements!

Friday, October 20, 2017

Tyndale applauds the incredible academic achievements of recent graduates making significant inroads in their respective fields.

Dr. Spencer Johnston [BA Philosophy 2008] has been awarded a prestigious British Academy Postdoctoral Research Fellowship. The term of the fellowship is 3 years and it will support Dr. Johnston’s current research project “Meaning, Modality and Medieval Logic.” The University of Cambridge (Department of Philosophy) is the host institution. Dr. Johnston is currently an Associate Lecturer at the University of York (UK).

Aaron Peters [BA History 2011] is a PhD candidate with the Department of History at the University of Toronto. He is currently working on the history of Japan-India relations in the first half of the twentieth century having just returned to Canada after two years abroad. During that time, he was a visiting researcher at Doshisha University in Kyoto funded by a Japan foundation doctoral fellowship. He also conducted additional research in Singapore, Australia, India and the UK, thanks to The Dr. David Chu Fellowship in Asia-Pacific Studies from the University of Toronto. He is working toward completing his PhD degree in 2018.

Katie Carline [BA History 2012] is a PhD student with the Department of History at Michigan State University (MSU), where she is studying African History. After graduating from Tyndale, she taught English in Japan for a year and then completed her MA degree at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. She was in South Africa this summer conducting preliminary thesis research and submitting a paper at the University of the Free State in Bloemfontein. She returned to MSU in September continuing with her doctoral coursework while working as a Teaching Assistant in World History and African History.

Desaree Rosskopf [BA History 2016] will graduate this October with an MA degree in History from Western University in London, Ontario, where she studied Canadian Military History. While a student at Western, she also worked as a Teaching Assistant. In the spring of 2018, Desaree will be taking up a position at the Juno Beach Centre in Normandy, France. In addition to performing other duties, she will be working on her proposed project “Voices of Juno: Creating a Canadian Legacy,” which, in 2019, will mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings.

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