BSIA Fellow

Ivan Jaworsky in front of bookshelves full of books

Ivan (John) Jaworsky

Ivan (John) Jaworsky is Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo (retired in 2018). His research interests include dissent and its legacies in the Soviet Union and its successor states, regional issues and inter-ethnic relations in Ukraine, civil-military relations in Ukraine, and the politics of ethnicity in Canada. Between 2000 and 2010 he was …

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Tom Deligiannis

Tom Deligiannis

Dr. Tom Deligiannis is a Lecturer in the Department of Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University in Waterloo, Ontario. His research focuses on the peace and conflict implications of human pressure on the natural environment, particularly qualitative research linking environmental change and violent conflict. Tom received his PhD from the Department of Political Science, University …

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Tamer Ozsu

M. Tamer Özsu

M. Tamer Özsu is a University Professor of Computer Science at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science of the University of Waterloo where he holds a Cheriton Faculty Fellowship. He also holds a Distinguished Visiting Professor position at Tsinghua University. He is the Founding Director of Waterloo-Huawei Joint Innovation Laboratory since 2018. His …

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Igor Linkov

Igor Linkov

Dr. Igor Linkov is Senior Science and Technology Manager with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), and Adjunct Professor with Carnegie Mellon University.  He develops methods and tools for measuring risk and resilience in interconnected networks and applies these tools to critical infrastructure, transportation, energy and cyber systems, supply chains and currently …

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Helena Shilomboleni

Helena Shilomboleni

Dr. Helena Shilomboleni is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Environment (School of Environment Resources and Sustainability and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management) at the University of Waterloo. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are agriculture and food security, with a specialization working with small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. She has fieldwork …

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Wesley Wark

Wesley Wark

Wesley Wark is an expert on national security and intelligence issues, in both a Canadian and international context. He is a senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, in Waterloo, where he co-directed a major project on Canadian National Security Strategy. He is co-author of the CIGI special report, “Reimagining a Canadian National …

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Malcolm McCulloch

Malcolm D. McCulloch

In 1993 Malcolm McCulloch moved to Oxford University to start up the Electrical Power Group. Climate change and social inequity are the big challenges facing our civilisation on its path to a sustainable future. The group’s focus is to develop thought leadership and to research and commercialise sustainable energy technologies. The group’s ethos is to …

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Vijay Ganesh

Vijay Ganesh

Dr. Vijay Ganesh is an associate professor at the University of Waterloo and the Co-Director of the Waterloo Artificial Intelligence Institute. Prior to joining Waterloo in 2012, he was a research scientist at MIT (2007-2012) and completed his PhD in computer science from Stanford in 2007. Vijay’s primary area of research is the theory and …

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Tejas Rao

Tejas Rao

Tejas Rao is currently Manager at the Centre for International Sustainable Development Law, a Research Assistant with the Bennett Institute for Public Policy, and a PhD Candidate at the Deparment of Land Economy, University of Cambridge, where he is a Nehru Trust Scholar. His research examines narratives and the political economy of international law-making, with …

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Greg Giokas

Greg Giokas, BA (German and French), Université Laval, 1981; MA (International Affairs), Carleton University, 1984, served the federal government for 31 years. His extensive experience includes work on Parliament Hill, at the Canadian International Development Agency, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada and Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada. During his career, Mr. Giokas has led the …

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