Conflict and Security

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Mackenzie White

Mackenzie White holds an Honours Bachelor of Arts degree from King’s University College at the University of Western Ontario. She completed a Double Major in Political Science, and in Social Justice & Peace Studies. She is also returning to King’s simultaneously during the 2021-2022 academic year to complete the recently developed Law and Public Policy …

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Joseph De Sapio

Joseph De Sapio received his doctorate in history from the University of Oxford in 2011, and is the author of Modernity and Meaning in Victorian London (2014), as well as a variety of articles exploring nineteenth-century perceptions and dislocations of mobility and globalisation in a British imperial context.  Since 2013, De Sapio has taught at …

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Emily Miller

Emily Miller holds a Bachelor of Arts from St. Thomas University in Fredericton, NB. Emily completed a Double Honours in Human Rights and International Relations. Her undergraduate thesis examined Turkey’s and the EU’s response to the influx of Syrian refugees and the resulting 2016 EU-Turkey Deal. Her thesis analyzed the rights violations against Syrians seeking …

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Alma Stafa

Alma Stafa is a recent graduate of Trent University holding a B.A.H. in International Development and Political Studies. She is currently a Global Governance M.A candidate at the Balsilie School of International Affairs. As an undergraduate student, Alma’s research interests primarily focused on gender, conflict, the Balkans, and refugees. In 2019, Alma attended the Kosovo …

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Felicia Clement

Felicia is a Ph.D. candidate in the Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Her doctoral research examines how trust and mistrust effects refugees’ journeys and integration into their host communities. She hopes her work will provide essential insights into where refugees’ experiences of trust/mistrust stem from, how it influences their decision-making in …

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Andrew Thompson

Andrew Thompson

Global Governance Programs
and Partnership Manager
University of Waterloo

Adnan Ali

Adnan Ali

Adnan Ali recently graduated from the University of Waterloo with a 4-year Honours Political Science degree and a global governance specialization. During his undergrad, Adnan demonstrated a special interest for the discipline of philosophy by completing 12-courses which has enabled him to understand why it is the underpinning discipline of all disciplines. Adnan is deeply passionate …

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Noor Afsar Mirza

Noor Afsar Mirza

Noor Mirza is a Master’s of Global Governance candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, in Waterloo Ontario. She did her B.A in Political Science and History (co-operative education) with a specialization in Global Governance and a French minor from the University of Waterloo. Her research interests relate to international relations in the Middle East …

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Ana Visan

Ana Visan

Ana Visan is a PhD candidate in Global Governance. Her interests lie at the intersection of critical border studies, science and technology studies, and migration governance. Her project looks at how the EU is using technology to achieve interoperability in migration management. Ana completed a Master’s degree in Global Migration at University College London. Her …

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Reid Morden

Reid Morden

As a member of Canada’s foreign service, Mr. Reid Morden CM, LLDserved In New York and Geneva in Canadian Missions to the United Nations bodies in those cities. He has also been posted to Pakistan and Japan. Later, Mr. Morden was Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet in the Privy Council Office serving as foreign affairs …

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