Editor-in-Chief: Alexandra Ha

Alexandra Ha is the senior editor, managing the overall editorial and publication activities of the JMRT. Alexandra is a PhD student in the Department of Management at Smith School of Business, Queen's University.  She received her Bachelor of Arts in psychology at Brock University where she studied prejudice and intergroup behaviours, and a Master's degree in psychology at Trent University where she studied emotional intelligence and bullying victimization in adolescents.  Her long-term goal is to secure a tenure-track professor position in Business Management at a research university. Prior to leading the editorial team for the JMRT, she was the president of Trent Graduate Students’ Association (TGSA) for the 2016-17 term.  




Managing Editor: Ibraheem Alimi

Ibraheem Alimi is a Managing Editor for JMRT as well as a Master’s of Science Candidate at Trent University within the Environmental and Life Sciences Graduate Program with a specialization in Cell Biology and Genetics.  Before coming to Trent, Ibraheem received his H.BSc degree from the University of Toronto with a specialization in Molecular Biology & Biotechnology.  Ibraheem is currently working as a member of the Saville Laboratory and Emery Laboratory and his research is focused on investigating the molecular mechanisms behind the formation of tumors in the corn smut disease. In addition to this, Ibraheem is also the VP Communications for the Trent Graduate Student Association (TGSA) during the 2017/2018 academic year.  As VP Communications, one of his visions is to help facilitate and promote scholarly communication among graduate students at Trent by utilizing JMRT.


Managing Editor: Dr. Anna Kisiala

Dr. Anna Kisiala is a Research Adjunct in the Environmental & Life Science Graduate Program and Postdoctoral Fellow in the Emery Lab, Department of Biology at Trent University.  With the background in agrobiology, Dr. Kisiala’s research concentrate on the role of growth hormones in plant, microbial and animal systems.  She is interested in factors that affect phytohormone production and investigates regulatory functions of these signaling molecules in different aspects of plant-microbe interactions.

Dr. Kisiala coauthored few successful research projects on the application of beneficial Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria for crop quality and yield improvement that has been funded by provincial farmers’ organisations (GFO, SPG) and The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC).  She publishes in the area of plant physiology and biotechnology and has been coauthor of over 20 Peer-reviewed research publication in various international journals and conference proceedings.



Managing Editor: Samantha Snetsinger

Samantha Snetsinger holds the role of a Managing Editor for the JMRT.  Samantha is Master’s candidate in the Department of Applied Modelling and Quantitative Statistics at Trent University studying the model of emotional intelligence and depression in young adults.  She completed her Bachelor of Arts degree at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology in the field of criminology with a minor in statistics.  Samantha hopes to expand the JMRT across Canada, allowing students to gain experience in publishing, editing and peer-reviewing journal articles.


Editors and Reviewers:

We welcome graduate students to be editors of varied degrees of responsibilities and peer-reviewers from a wide range of disciplines from Trent University and other universities.  If you are interested in any of these positions, please contact us.