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Annie Kim is a MAGG student at Balsillie School. Annie received her Honors Bachelor of Arts in International Relations with distinctions from Western University and received her Master’s degree at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. Annie’s various research interests include global governance and deep seabed mining and global urban environmental governance. Prior to Balsillie, Annie has worked as an analyst at the Federal Government of Canada. Annie’s CV is available upon request.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Balsillie Doctoral Fellowship, 2018
  • Encouragement Prize (Korean Association of International Studies), 2018
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship, 2017
  • Master’s Entrance Scholarship, 2016


  • Kim, S.Y. 2019. Book Review Essay: “Looking at global environmental governance with a lens of liberal environmentalism.” Journal of Environmental Studies and Sciences.
  • Kim, S.Y. 2019. “The Intact Public Health Care System in Cuba: An Exploration of its Motivations and Transferability.” Korean Journal of International Studies 17 (2): 217-234.
  • Kim, S.Y. 2018. “The Clock is Ticking on Bangladesh: Policy Recommendations and Strategies for Mitigating Effects of Climate Change.” Yonsei Journal of International Studies 10 (1): 54-64.
Environment and Resources
Global Political Economy / Waterloo Political Economy Group (WatPEG)
  • Carleton University, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, MA in International Affairs
  • Western University, BA Honors in International Relations

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