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Justine Salam

Justine Salam

Justine Salam is a PhD (ABD) candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She specializes in energy studies and studied across Canada on topics such as the Oil Question in Iraqi Kurdistan and petro-political partnerships between China and the Middle East. Her current research examines the governance of royalties in Alberta’s extractive sector, including the […]

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Jinelle Piereder

Jinelle Piereder

Jinelle Piereder is a PhD candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, specializing in conflict and security. Supervised by Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon, Jinelle works within the Ideological Conflict Project based at the Balsillie School, and focuses on ideological conflict within global governance and public policy-making. Using approaches and tools from complexity science, including Cognitive-Affective Mapping (CAM)

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Cynthia C. Leal Garza

Cynthia C. Leal Garza

Cynthia Cristina Leal Garza is studying the PhD in Global Governance at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She is undertaking this study as a result of the High-Level Training Program for the Federal Public Administration Scholarship (2017-2021) that she was awarded by the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology (CONACYT) thanks

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Maissaa Almustafa

Maissaa Almustafa

Dr. Maissaa Almustafa is a Postdoctoral Fellow at Glendon Political Science at York University, Toronto, working on the Whole-COMM, a research project on migrant integration in Europe and Canada, funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020. Dr. Almustafa is an Adjunct Professor at the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, where she

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Hari KC

Hari KC

Hari KC is a doctoral candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University. His dissertation examines labour migration governance with a focus on Nepali women migrant workers in the Gulf countries. Born and raised in the foothills of the Himalayas in Nepal, Hari’s professional background comprises work in diverse areas,

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Jennifer Kandjii

Jennifer Kandjii

Jennifer Kandjii is a Ph.D. candidate (ABD) in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Ontario. Her broad research interests include forced migration and post-conflict studies, gender and women, humanitarianism, and human rights, with a focus on refugee governance and precarious livelihoods. Jennifer’s Ph.D. dissertation focusses on refugee governance in South Africa, drawing

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Scott Janzwood

Scott Janzwood

Scott Janzwood’s research examines the ways that scientists and policymakers collaborate to address global catastrophic risks (GCRs) such as climate change, infectious disease outbreaks and near-Earth object (NEO) impacts. His research explores the intervening role of deep uncertainty and the approaches used by experts and decision makers to manage it. His dissertation focuses on the issues of

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Abbas Imam

Abbas Imam

Abbas Imam is a MAGG student in the Global Governance program at Balsillie School of International Affairs. Abbas is pursuing a specialization in Global Social Governance and Conflict and Security. He holds a Master of Arts degree in Political Science as well as an Honours Bachelor of Arts in Public Administration from York University. Abbas’s

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