Conflict and Security

Madeleine Pinard

Madeleine Pinard

Madeleine Pinard is a doctoral candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo. Her research focuses on creating environmental migration governance to mitigate human conflict. Madeleine Pinard completed her undergraduate degree at the University of Toronto where she studied peace, conflict and justice studies. She then pursued a postgraduate certificate in […]

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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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Jill Sinclair

Jill Sinclair

Jill Sinclair has been a member of Canada’s defence, international security and foreign policy community for most of her professional career. As part of the Strategic Joint Staff at the Dept of National Defence, she was appointed by the Chief of Defence Staff and Deputy Minister as Canada’s representative to the Ukraine Defence Reform Advisory

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nathan funk

Nathan C. Funk

Nathan C. Funk, Ph.D., is Associate Professor and Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College, the University of Waterloo, in Waterloo, Ontario. His research and writing address religious and cultural dimensions of conflict and peacemaking, and focus especially on the Middle Eastern context, “Islamic-Western” identity conflict, local empowerment in international peacebuilding,

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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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