Maria has worked with Dr. Montague since 2009. Maria helps administer the office, and keeps current office news on social media and our website.

With a background in the arts, Maria also works with Dr. Montague and his art organization, Wedge Curatorial Projects to produce and exhibit contemporary art. Since 2009, she has worked on several exhibitions including  Position As Desired: Exploring African Canadian Identity, Becoming: Photographs from the Wedge Collection (2011), Reggae or Not: The Birth of Dancehall Culture in Jamaica and Toronto (2013), Pictures from Paradise: Contemporary Caribbean Photography (2015), a love ethic (2019) and Handle with Care (2020).