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David Caughey’s primary research interest is global environmental policy, and past research topics have included renewable energy deployment policies in energy impoverished countries, international conservation policies such as REDD+, the global food regime particularly in relation to trade relations and politics, and disaster risk management and climate change resilience initiatives in disaster prone countries. A secondary but also strong interest is supranational institutions’ role in the organization of global politics.

He has worked for two environmental NGO’s, as well as several government contracts. Most recently he completed a 6 month term at Global Affairs Canada as a political officer on the West and Central Africa Bilateral Relations team. Responsibilities included coordinating government branches on issues relating to Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, Togo and Liberia, and later on Senegal, The Gambia, Guinea and Guinea-Bissau research, as well as providing briefing notes, research and policy analysis on a variety of issues.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Senate Medal for Outstanding Academic Achievement, Carleton University, 2016
  • Honorable Walter Baker Memorial Scholarship in Political Science, Carleton University, 2015
  • Ravens Athletic Award, Carleton University, 2014
  • Dean’s Honour List, Carleton University, 2013-2016
  • Carleton Academic Scholarship, Carleton University, 2012-2015
  • Bachelor of Arts, Global Politics, Carleton University, 2016

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