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Fatmanur Delioglu

Fatmanur Delioglu

Fatmanur Delioglu is a PhD student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, Wilfrid Laurier University. Her interests are centered around integration policies, refugee solidarity networks, gender, border policies and social cohesion. Fatmanur Delioglu completed her BA in Political Science and International Relations at the Yildiz Technical University, in 2016 with a dissertation on Syrian Refugee …

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Nicole Burns

Nicole Burns

Nicole Burns (she/her) is a settler on Turtle Island and has been living on the traditional territories of the Attawandaron, Anishnaabeg, and Haudenosaunee Peoples for the last decade. Nicole is a PhD student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, University of Waterloo, specializing in Global Justice and Human Rights. Nicole’s master’s research focused on …

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Alexander Waworuntu

Alexander Waworuntu

Alexander Waworuntu is a graduate student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, pursuing a Master of Arts in Global Governance. He is a recent gradute of Carleton University with a Bachelor of Public Affairs and Policy Management with a concentration in International Relations and Conflict. Completing his bachelor degree in the nation’s capital, Alexander explored …

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Heba Hamzeh

Heba Hamzeh

Heba is a graduate of Damascus University, with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a major in accounting. Her professional and academic choices have always been to serve the goals that she is passionate about, which are first and foremost to be an influential member in her community—one who could make a positive lasting change. …

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Mark Pompilii

Mark Pompilii

Mark’s academic research interests have centered around political science. As an undergraduate student Mark received an Honors Specialization in Political Science from Kings University College at Western University (2021). Following this, Mark recently received a Master of Arts in Political Science from Western University where he specialized in Canadian Politics (2022). Upon completion of his …

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Claudia Gallant

Claudia Gallant

Claudia Gallant is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program. She recently graduated from the University of Western Ontario with an Honours Bachelor of Arts, Political Science. Throughout her undergraduate experience, Claudia had the opportunity to study and explore a variety of disciplines including …

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Serena Laverty

Serena Laverty

Serena Laverty is a student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in the Master of Arts in Global Governance program. She recently graduated from the University of Waterloo with a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Peace and Conflict Studies and Psychology. Throughout her undergraduate experience, Serena had the opportunity to study in a variety …

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Brandon Dickson

Brandon Dickson

Brandon Dickson is a PhD student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. His research focuses on the intersection of education, politics and history through memory and education programming in the wake of mass atrocities. His past research has focused on the contexts of post-genocide Rwanda and the transatlantic slave trade. Brandon has worked in …

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Abdiasis Issa

Abdiasis Issa

Abdiasis Issa is a PhD Candidate and Doctoral Fellow at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. His research interests include United Nations and African Union peace operations, regional security governance, security regionalism and the interplay of international and regional organizations in peacebuilding, managing conflict,  and global governance. His dissertation examines the United Nations-African Union strategic …

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Ben Clift

Ben Clift

Ben Clift is Professor of Political Economy, Deputy Head, and Director of Research in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Warwick. His research interests lie at the interface of comparative and international political economy. He recently held a Leverhulme Major Research Fellowship for a project entitled ‘The OBR and the …

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