Isabella Sellar Voll

Isabella is a PhD student at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, with a specialization in Global Justice and Human Rights. Her research interests are focussed broadly on the topic of genocide, and include examining the issues of contested histories, memory, and remembrance in the context of atrocity.

Isabella received a BA Honours in International Studies from University of Saskatchewan. After working in the non-profit sector for several years, Isabella switched gears in 2018, completing a Master of Arts in Religion, Culture and Global Justice at Wilfrid Laurier University. Following this, she completed a Master of Arts in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs through the University of Waterloo. Isabella is excited to be returning to Balsillie in the fall to continue her research in the Global Governance PhD program.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2020
  • Dean of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies Scholarship 2020
  • Balsillie Doctoral Fellowship, 2020
  • Faithlife Financial Scholarship, 2020
  • Rotary Peace Scholarship 2019
  • Global Governance Fellowship 2019
  • Laurier Graduate Scholarship 2018
EDUCATION
  • Master of Arts in Global Governance, Balsillie School of International Affairs, 2019-2020
  • Master of ArtsReligion, Culture and Global Justice, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2018-2019
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), International Studies, University of Saskatchewan 2001
RESEARCH TOPICS
RESEARCH CLUSTERS
Conflict and Security
Migration, Mobilities, and Social Politics

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