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Cassandra Marsillo

Research Assistant
Office:456 Paterson Hall
Website:The Artistorian
Bio Cassandra is a second-year master’s student in Public History at Carleton University. She completed two undergraduate degrees at Concordia University in Montreal in Studio Arts with a minor in Italian, and Honours Public History. Cassandra has completed work terms and volunteer positions with the following organizations: Lost Ottawa, the Museum of Jewish Montreal, and Continui-T. She has also been a research assistant for the Querelle project. Currently, she is the research assistant for The Centre for Public History, the Communications Coordinator at the Council of Heritage Organizations in Ottawa, and the VP Social of the History Graduate Students Association.
Research Cassandra’s current research, The Yellow Line Project, is an oral history on the Italo-Canadians who were rejected from French elementary and secondary schools in post-WWII Montreal, up to the educational reforms of the early 1970s. These oral histories will form the basis of an immersive and interactive exhibit.