Elana is interested in higher education, mentorship, academic integrity, and student development theory, which helps her in her role as Peer Assisted Learning Coordinator. Elana has a B.A. (Hons) and M.A. in Philosophy from the University of Manitoba and a further seven years of graduate work from the University of Western Ontario. Elana taught Philosophy (including courses in ethics, critical thinking and logic) for over ten years, at University of Manitoba, University of Western Ontario and Wilfrid Laurier University. Elana worked for the Federal Government, Provincial (Manitoba) Government, as well as the University of Manitoba, as a Student Advocate, before joining Student Learning Services at the U of S. Beyond her interests mentioned above, Elana is also really interested in vanquishing ambiguity everywhere she finds it.