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Samuel Taylor

Samuel Taylor is a master’s student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program. He recently graduated from Carleton University with a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management, with a Concentration in Global Economic Relations and a Minor in History. Throughout his undergraduate experience, Samuel has […]

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Christy Lorenz

Christy Lorenz graduated in 2022 with First Class distinction from Glendon College, York University, earning a bilingual Honours International Bachelor of Arts in International Studies and Communications. She spent the last six months of her degree studying abroad at the Université Libre de Bruxelles in Belgium, where she honed her understanding of international politics, soaked

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Grace Mamie Kargobai

Grace Mamie Kargobai is a policy enthusiast and an aspiring author with an innate passion for life, environmental sustainability, fashion, and women’s empowerment. She currently holds key technical leadership roles with the Government of Sierra Leone as the Head of Delivery at the Ministry of Basic and Senior Secondary Education and the Executive Assistant to

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Jessica Uitvlugt

Jessica Uitvlugt is a current graduate student at the Basillie School of International Affairs pursuing her Master’s degree in International Public Policy. Before attending the Basillie School of International Affairs, Jessica attended Queen’s University in Kingston, Ontario, achieving a Honours Bachelor of Arts with a major in political studies, a minor in philosophy and a

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Julye-Anne McKenny

Julye-Anne McKenny is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of International Public Policy program. She recently graduated from Thompson Rivers University (TRU) with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science and a minor in creative writing. At TRU Julye-Anne was deeply involved on campus. She worked for four

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Libbey Dresser

Libbey Dresser is a current graduate student in the International Public Policy program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Prior to her acceptance into the program, she graduated with Honours in the International Bachelor of Arts program in Political Science from Glendon College – York University in 2020. During her undergraduate studies, she also

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Adeniran Akanni

Adeniran  Akanni is  a PhD student in Global Governance  at Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University specialising in Global Environmental Governance.  Adeniran started his scholarship in environmental governance in 2006 when he won the UNEP/UNESCO/BMU fellowship for training in Urban Environmental Governance at the Centre for the International Postgraduate Studies in Environmental Governance

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Hope Elizabeth Tracey

Hope Elizabeth Tracey is a Ph.D. candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo, specializing in the field of Global Environmental Governance. Hope earned an M.A. in Political Science from the University of Waterloo in 2022, and a B.A. in History from the University of Western Ontario in 2019. Hope’s

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Rachael Vriezen

Rachael Vriezen is a PhD student in the Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Her doctoral dissertation will focus on the effects of climate change on the global agrifood industry and the resultant implications for food security. Rachael’s other research interests include evidence synthesis, research quality, consumer food choices and food

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Zijie Zhang

Zijie Zhang is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of International Public Policy program. His research interests center around the constructive role of middle powers like Canada in establishing new norms in the Indo-Pacific in the fields of global governance. He received his doctoral degree in International Relations from

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Roman Vysochanskyy

Roman Vysochanskyy

Roman Vysochanskyy is a scholar with extensive experience in the fields of philosophy and humanities. His areas of specialization span Introduction to Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Phenomenology, and Postcolonial Studies. Roman has proven competence in Orientalism and Postcolonial Studies, and International Public Policy within the Context of Security and Governance. From 2016 to 2022, Roman functioned

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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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