People Categories: Visiting Fellow

Derya Cakir Demirhan

Derya Çakır Demirhan

Dr. Derya Çakır Demirhan is a lecturer at Zonguldak Bülent Ecevit University in Turkey and a visiting scholar at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and Wilfrid Laurier University. She completed her PhD at Hacettepe University in 2020 and her dissertation was on the impact of Syrians living under temporary protection to the national citizenship …

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Shamiran Mako

Shamiran Mako

Shamiran Mako is an assistant professor of international relations at the Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University. For the 2022-2023 academic year, she is Canada Research Chair Fulbright Scholar at the Balsillie School of International Affairs where she is completing a book on institutions and ethnic conflict in Iraq. Her research focuses on international …

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Kate Weaver

Catherine Weaver

Catherine (Kate) Weaver is Associate Dean and Associate Professor at the LBJ School of Public Affairs at The University of Texas at Austin, where she also co-directs Innovations for Peace and Development and is a Distinguished Scholar at the Robert S. Strauss Center for International Security and Law.  Kate teaches and conducts research on global …

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William Haller

Dr. William Haller is originally from Madison, Wisconsin and is currently Associate Professor of Sociology at Clemson University in South Carolina. He received his PhD from University of Pittsburgh in 1999 where he worked on deindustrialization and racial differences in socioeconomic change in the Pittsburgh region using census-tract data from 1970, 1980, and 1990. He …

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Ronald Mize

Ronald L. Mize

Ron Mize is a Professor of Language, Culture, and Society at Oregon State University. He is interested in labor migration systems and North American governance regimes. Dr. Mize is the co-author of Consuming Mexican Labor: From the Bracero Program to NAFTA (University of Toronto Press, 2010) and most recently Latina/o Studies (Polity Press, 2019). He …

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Robert I. Rotberg

Robert I. Rotberg

Dr. Rotberg is an internationally renowned author and scholar with expertise in failed states, corruption, Africa, and civil and interstate conflict.

Martin S. Edwards

Martin S. Edwards

Dr. Edwards, an internationally acclaimed expert on evaluating the International Monetary Fund, was a Fulbright Research Chair in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA) and Visiting Fulbright Scholar at CIGI.

Chris Russill

Chris Russill

Dr. Russill studies how we observe, know, and govern imperceptible environmental processes through media that register, record, and process otherwise undetectable environmental changes.

Tao Wu

Tao Wu

Dr. Wu was a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in International Economics and Finance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in late 2016.

John Head

John Head

Dr. Head joined the BSIA for the latter part of 2016 as a Fulbright Research Chair in Global Governance studying international law, agricultural reform, and ecological integrity.

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