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Ivan (John) Jaworsky

Ivan (John) Jaworsky is Professor Emeritus, Department of Political Science, University of Waterloo (retired in 2018). His research interests include dissent and its legacies in the Soviet Union and its successor states, regional issues and inter-ethnic relations in Ukraine, civil-military relations in Ukraine, and the politics of ethnicity in Canada. Between 2000 and 2010 he was …

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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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Shelly Ghai Bajaj

Shelly Ghai Bajaj

Shelly Ghai Bajaj (Ph.D., University of Toronto, 2022) is a Postdoctoral Fellow working with Dr. Bessma Momani on projects relating to identity, democracy, disinformation, and social media. She studies comparative politics of both developing and advanced industrial democracies and is interested in the politics of identity and ethnonationalist mobilization, political parties and party strategy, the …

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Becca Deschamps

Becca Deschamps

Graduate Programs Coordinator,
Global Governance
University of Waterloo

Halyna Padalko

Halyna Padalko

Halyna Padalko (She/Her): worked in media communications in Ukraine for 9 years as the TV host of a socio-political talk show “The opposite view LIVE”, press officer of the Ukrainian Digital Transformation Institute, and Chief Communications Officer for the Ukrainian “Vivat” publishing house. In 2020 Halyna was elected a deputy of the Lutsk City Council.  …

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Tamer Ozsu

M. Tamer Özsu

M. Tamer Özsu is a University Professor of Computer Science at the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science of the University of Waterloo where he holds a Cheriton Faculty Fellowship. He also holds a Distinguished Visiting Professor position at Tsinghua University. He is the Founding Director of Waterloo-Huawei Joint Innovation Laboratory since 2018. His …

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Ning Dai

Dr. Ning Dai is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Wilfrid Laurier University and the School of International Policy and Governance. His current research focuses on the CIHR-funded project “Accessing and Mitigating the Food Security Consequences of COVID-19 in China” and the MiFOOD Project in understanding the relations between COVID-19, migration, and food security in the …

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Rosalind Ragetlie

Dr. Rosalind Ragetlie is a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow working in the MiFOOD research project. Her research investigates gender, migration, and food insecurity in multi-local migrant households in Benin. Focused on the multi-local household, Dr. Ragetlie’s research contributes to the understudied area of gender and food security in households that exist in the complex space between …

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Igor Linkov

Igor Linkov

Dr. Igor Linkov is Senior Science and Technology Manager with the US Army Engineer Research and Development Center (ERDC), and Adjunct Professor with Carnegie Mellon University.  He develops methods and tools for measuring risk and resilience in interconnected networks and applies these tools to critical infrastructure, transportation, energy and cyber systems, supply chains and currently …

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Helena Shilomboleni

Helena Shilomboleni

Dr. Helena Shilomboleni is an Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Environment (School of Environment Resources and Sustainability and the Department of Geography and Environmental Management) at the University of Waterloo. Her research and teaching areas of expertise are agriculture and food security, with a specialization working with small-scale farmers in sub-Saharan Africa. She has fieldwork …

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