Alumni Profiles

Adrian de Leon

Adrian completed an Honours BA (with Distinction) from UTSC in 2014 in the Specialist Program in English. After working in the IT profession for some time, he entered as a Direct-Entry student into the doctoral program of the Department of History at the University of Toronto.

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Kevin Connery

Kevin Connery

Kevin Connery is a writer and artist living in New York City, where he is completing a Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing at Columbia University.

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Aakriti Kapoor

Aakriti Kapoor

Aakriti Kapoor pursued a Double Major in English and Psychology, as well as a Minor in Studio Arts at UTSC. She graduated in 2016 with high distinction and is currently a Master of Teaching Candidate at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE). At OISE she is studying to become a licensed teacher while also conducting SSHRC funded research in education technology.

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Natasha Ramoutar

Natasha Ramoutar

Natasha graduated with High Distinction in 2016 with a double major in English and French. Blending her passion for creative writing and research, she was widely involved within the English department. She was published both at Scarborough campus and St. George campus in Scarborough Fair MagazineThe VarsityGoose Fiction, and The Spectatorial.

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Anna Sullivan

Anna Sullivan

Anna graduated from UTSC with a double major in English and Philosophy and then pursued a Master’s degree in English Literature. During her Master’s degree at York University, she focused on Victorian gothic literature and wrote a major research paper on the emergence of urban gothic literature amidst sanitary and social concerns of 1850s England.

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Alexandra Gater

Alexandra Gater

Alexandra Gater graduated on Dean’s List with High Distinction for an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree specializing in Journalism and minoring in Studio Arts in 2015. She was in the joint program with Centennial College and almost all of her electives were taken in English Literature, with a focus on creative writing.

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Christine Tran

Christine Tran

As an undergraduate at the University of Toronto Scarborough (UTSC), Christine Tran double-majored in English and Media Studies with a minor in Economics. She also served as President for the UTSC chapter of Sigma Tau Delta. Christine is completing her MA in English at York University courtesy of a SSHRC Joseph-Armand Bombardier CGS Master's Scholarship.

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Zahra Khosroshahi

Zahra Khosroshahi

A specialist degree in English Literature unleashed many possibilities for me. It’s taken me from the study of literature to cinema, and led me from Toronto to the UK.

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Niyosha Keyzad

Niyosha Keyzad

Niyosha graduated with distinction from UTSC in 2010 with a double major Honours degree in Physical Anthropology and English.

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leanne simpson

Leanne Simpson

Leanne Simpson discovered her love of creative writing at UTSC, where she volunteered her time as senior editor of Scarborough Fair and shared her short fiction at many COW meetings.

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