Shelley is currently working towards her PhD in Human Studies. Her area of research examines the shift from full-time employment to a more precarious workforce within Ontario, more specifically within the Sudbury mining industry and the experiences of these workers. Shelley previously completed her undergraduate degree at Laurentian University in Labour Studies and Psychology. She also holds a Master of Industrial Relations degree from Queen’s University.
Last year as a member of the GSA, Shelley was active within several committees representing the voice of graduate students. In addition to her role with in the GSA, Shelley is also the Vice President of CUPE 5011 representing all Graduate Teaching Assistants. She is excited for a great year ahead as GSA Secretary.