Roxy Shlapak (Junior Editor)
Raphael Padolina is a fourth year student out of St. Michael's College studying Political Science and Ethics, Society & Law with a minor in Psychology. Raphael has served his country as part of the Canadian Armed Forces and currently holds the position of Vice President at the Ethics, Society & Law Student's Association. In the future, Raphael hopes to pursue a Masters in Political Science and, upon completion, pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in sports law. Raphael will join the 2017-18 masthead as a Junior Editor, and hopes to maintain the long streak of quality and excellence that has been cultivated at the UTUCR.
Zafir Rattani (Senior Executive Editor)
Tanzim Rashid is a fourth year student out of Trinity College studying Ethics, Society & Law and Criminology. Tanzim serves as a Researcher at the Mosaic Institute, a Mentor for the Humanities for Humanity program at Trinity College, and formerly served as a Research Analyst for the University of Toronto Centre for Criminology. In the future, Tanzim hopes to pursue an MSc or MPhil in Criminal Justice at either Oxford or Cambridge University and, upon completion of his masters studies, pursue a J.D. at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law with a specialization in international criminal prosecution. Tanzim will lead the 2017-18 masthead as Editor in Chief, and hopes to uphold it's prestigious legacy by assembling an editorial board that is diverse, experienced, and passionate for the study of law and criminal justice.
Tanzim Rashid (Editor in Chief)
Joshua Michael Harriott (Junior Editor)
Roxy Shlapak is a fourth year student out of Trinity College studying Criminology, Political Science, and Sociology. Roxy's on the field experience with the criminal justice system, most notably through her studies at the University of Siena, has informed her legal interests and widened her perspectives on the issues that pervade imprisonment, criminality, and justice. In the near future, Roxy hopes to pursue a Masters in Criminology (MA) with a focus on the relationship between national security and immigration detention. Upon completion of her graduate studies, Roxy hopes to pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) at the Peter Allard School of Law in British Columbia with a specialization in immigration law. Roxy will join the 2017-18 Masthead as a Junior Editor, looking to incorporate her areas of expertise into the review process and uphold the UTUCR's commitment to academic diversity.
Zafir Jetha Rattani is a fourth-year student out of Woodsworth College studying Criminology, History, and Sociology. Zafir has developed a passion for the rights of asylum seekers and refugees, experiencing first hand the proclivity of developed nations to undermine their human rights commitments for the purposes of national security. Zafir's time at the University of Western Australia, during his first year of undergraduate studies, has informed his rich understanding of international human rights law, the criminalization of migration, and the liberal deployment of indefinite detention measures. In the near future, Zafir hopes to pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) at the Peter Allard School of Law, specializing in immigration and refugee law. Zafir joins the 2017-18 Masthead as a Senior Executive Editor, looking to broaden its appeal beyond academic circles and enrich its review process with an unorthodox perspective.
Bradley Gould (Junior Editor)
Bradley Gould is a fourth year student out of Victoria College studying Political Science and Ethics, Society & Law with a minor in History. Bradley currently serves as Vice President of the Ethics, Society & Law Students Association. Upon completion of his undergraduate degree, Bradley plans to pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) in mediation and arbitration law with the hope of starting his own firm later in his legal career. Bradley will join the 2017-18 masthead as a Junior Editor and hopes to contribute to the continuing success of the project.
Joshua Michael Harriott is a fourth year student out of Victoria College studying Ethics, Society & Law and Criminology. Joshua’s passion for Criminology has earned him the title of President of the Criminology and Socio-legal Studies Students’ Association (CRIMSA) here at the University of Toronto. In the near future, Joshua hopes to pursue a Juris Doctor (J.D.) with a specialization in criminal defense. Joshua will join the 2017-18 Masthead as a Junior Editor in hopes of ensuring that the publication features a rich and diverse array of perspectives and highlights some of the most pressing issues in the criminology community.
Rachel is a fourth year student out of Victoria College studying Political Science and French Literature. In the near future, Rachel hopes to pursue a Masters of Arts in Education (MA), which, upon completion, will be followed up with either a Doctorate of Philosophy in Education (PhD) or a Masters of Arts in French (MA). Rachel is hoping to bring her academic skills either to the field of postsecondary education or to the sphere of public policy, looking to make a positive contribution in the realms of language and literacy education. Rachel will join the 2017-18 Masthead as a Junior Editor, in hopes of bringing her particular academic niches to the forefront of the review process, and ensuring the publication meets the technical standards of writing and argumentation.
Raphael Padolina (Junior Editor)
Rachel Courts (Junior Editor)
Stephanie Bianco (Senior Executive Editor)
Andrea Dimiskovska is a fourth year student out of Trinity College studying Ethics, Society & Law and Criminology. Throughout her undergraduate career, Andrea has found herself drawn towards initiatives that focus on minority rights, being awarded the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Scholarship for her work in indigenous rights and relations. In the near future, she hopes to continue her social activism in a professional capacity, with a J.D. in immigration law. Her particular interests in the increased criminalization of migration workers and temporary versus permanent settlement policies in Canada, has positioned her as a special asset to the UTUCR's editorial board. Andrea will join the 2017-18 Masthead as Managing Editor, looking to refine the review process and bolster the already high quality of the journal.
Stephanie Bianco is a fourth year student out of Woodsworth College studying Criminology, Human Geography, and Sociology. In the near future, Stephanie hopes to pursue a Master of Studies in Law, which, upon completion, will be followed with a Juris Doctor (J.D.). Her passion for criminal law and access to justice has inspired her to continue her education and strive to one day become a criminal lawyer. Stephanie will join the 2017-2018 Masthead as a Senior Executive Editor, looking to uphold the UTUCR's long held commitment to merit, and showcase the works of her fellow colleagues.