Jessica Rumboldt

Educational Developer, Indigenous Knowledges
Jessica Rumboldt
Office: EC3 2012B
Pronouns: she/her

As Educational Developer, Jessica provides support for research, pedagogy, and curriculum development with a focus on Indigenous Knowledges in Engineering and Mathematics.

Jessica is in the final stages of completing a Ph.D. in Gender, Feminist, and Women’s Studies at York University. Jessica has obtained a master’s degree in Criminology and Criminal Justice Policy at the University of Guelph. She has also completed a Bachelor of Arts with Honours in Criminal Justice and Public Policy (with minors in Sociology and Family Studies), and a Diploma in Psychology. Stemming from her passion to teach, Jessica has also completed a master certificate in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.
Jessica’s Ph.D. research explores the systemic sexism and racism in the criminal justice system. Jessica has worked in non-profit organizations, government, and post-secondary settings and received the Lieutenant Governor’s Visionaries Prize for Reconciliation. Jessica has extensive experience in advocacy work, policy, curriculum development, and community engagement. Jessica continues to explore her Mi’kmaq ancestry and connect with the community in a meaningful way through professional and personal experiences.