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John Abraham

Dr. John Abraham is a Continuing Lecturer in the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and St. Paul’s University College at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Hind Al-Abadleh

Dr. Hind Al-Abadleh is a Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

Maissaa Almustafa

Dr. Maissaa Almustafa is a Research Associate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Neil Arya is a family physician and an Adjunct Professor in Health Sciences at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

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Dr. Christopher Bennett is a Definite Term Lecturer in Political Science at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Jörg Broschek is Canada Research Chair (Tier 2) in Comparative Federalism and Multilevel Governance and Associate Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

Roy Brouwer

Dr. Brouwer is Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of Waterloo. He holds the University Research Chair in Water Resources Economics and is Executive Directive of the Water Institute. Learn more

Mary Caesar

Dr Mary S. Caesar is a Queen Elizabeth Advanced Scholars (QES-AS) Early Career Scholar at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Learn more

Diana Fox Carney

Diana Fox Carney is a public policy expert with a particular focus on climate, energy and the transition to net zero greenhouse gases. Learn more

Lola Cecchinel

Lola Cecchinel is a Research, Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning professional with experience managing and advising programmes operating in conflict-affected environments. Learn more

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Dr. Marie-Claire Cordonier Segger is a Full Professor of Law at SEED in the Faculty of Environment, University of Waterloo, and International Advisor of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change (IC3). Learn more

Graham Curtis

Dr. Graham Curtis is a People and Organisation Development consultant with a background in public administration and change leadership in the International Development sector in the UK. Learn more

Seçil Daǧtaș

Dr. Seçil Daǧtaș is Assistant Professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Michael Dark is a political scientist and diplomatic historian who studies conflict resolution and mediation. Learn more

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Dr. Lorne Dawson is a Professor in Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo, and Director of the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society. Learn more

Stephanie DeWitte-Orr

Dr. Stephanie DeWitte-Orr is an Associate Professor in the Departments of Health Sciences and Biology at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

Warren Dodd

Dr. Warren Dodd is an Assistant Professor in the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Tim Elcombe, Associate Professor and past Department Chair of Kinesiology and Physical Education at Wilfrid Laurier University, focuses through his teaching and research on the normative (ethical) intersections between sport and culture. Learn more

Susan Elliott

Dr. Susan Elliott is a Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Stephen Evans is interested in the occurrence and behavior of catastrophic landslides, landslide dams, glacial hazards, tsunami and other natural disasters, hazard assessment (including magnitude and frequency) and risk analysis. Learn more

Lowell Ewert

Lowell Ewert is an Associate Professor of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College, affiliated with the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Nathan C. Funk, Associate Professor and Chair of Peace and Conflict Studies at Conrad Grebel University College at the University of Waterloo, researches the religious and cultural dimensions of conflict and peacemaking. Learn more

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Dr. Kamiel Gabriel is the founding Associate provost, Research & Graduate Programs, and Professor of Engineering & Applied Sciences at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology. Learn more

Bissan Ghaddar

Dr. Bissan Ghaddar is an Associate Professor of Management Science at the Ivey Business School working on problems at the intersection of smart cities, machine learning, and optimization models. Learn more

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Dr. Shohini Ghose is a Professor of Physics and Computer Science and founding Director of the Centre for Women in Science at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

Fred Gorbet

Dr. Frederick W. Gorbet, O.C., is a former Deputy Minister of Finance for Canada. He is currently a Director of the Lawyers Professional Indemnity Association. He also chairs the Departmental Audit Committee for the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions. Learn more

Patricia Greve

Dr. Patricia Greve is a political scientist who studies regional security governance, identity dynamics in security communities, transatlantic relations, and US and German foreign policy. Learn more

Armin Grunwald

Dr. Armin Grunwald is a Full professor of Philosophy and Ethics of Technology at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT). He is Director of the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis at KIT (ITAS) and Director of the Office of Technology Assessment at the German Bundestag. Learn more

John Hancock

Mr. John Hancock works at the World Trade Organization (WTO) in Geneva, Switzerland, where he has served as senior policy advisor to the Director-General, representative to the IMF and World Bank, and head of policy development. Learn more

Erin Hannah

Dr. Erin Hannah is Associate Professor of Political Science at King’s University College at Western University. She specializes in global governance, trade, sustainable development, poverty and inequality, global civil society and EU trade politics. Learn more

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Dr. Kimie Hara is a Professor, and the Renison Research Professor at the University of Waterloo, where she is also the Director of East Asian Studies at Renison University College. Learn more

Brad Hayes

Dr. Brad Hayes is President of Petrel Robertson Consulting Ltd., an Adjunct Professor in Earth and Atmospheric Sciences at University of Alberta, and Outreach Director for the Canadian Society for Unconventional Resources. Learn more

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Mr. Paul Heinbecker is a CIGI Distinguished Fellow. He has held posts as ambassador to Germany, permanent representative to the United Nations and adviser to various prime ministers. Learn more

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Dr. Keith Hipel is University Professor of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo, where he is Coordinator of the Conflict Analysis Group. Learn more

John Hirdes

Dr. John P. Hirdes is Professor of Applied Health Sciences at the School of Public Health and Health Systems at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Michael Howard is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus at the University of Waterloo. He researches and teaches in the areas of Economic Theory, Political Economy, and Intellectual History. Learn more

Jeremy Hunsinger

Dr. Jeremy Hunsinger is an Associate Professor of Communication Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. His research focuses on the politics of knowledge and the relations of governance around technologies. Learn more

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Dr. Craig Janes is the Director, School of Public Health and Health Systems, UWaterloo. His current research includes studying vulnerability to climate change among herding households in rural Mongolia, and the public health impact of global resource extraction activities. Learn more

Peter Johnson

Dr. Peter Johnson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography and Environmental Management at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

Daniel Kammen

Dr. Daniel M. Kammen holds the James and Katherine Lau Distinguished Chair in Sustainability at the University of California, Berkeley, with parallel appointments in the Energy and Resources Group where he serves as Chair, the Goldman School of Public Policy where he directs the Center for Environmental Policy, and the department of Nuclear Engineering. Learn more

Karim S Karim

Dr. Karim S Karim (PhD, PEng, MBA) is the Executive Director of the Center for Bioengineering and Biotechnology and a Professor in Engineering at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

Fakri Karray

Dr. Fahkri Karray is a Research Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and holds the Loblaws Research Chair in Artificial Intelligence. Learn more

Florian Kerschbaum

Dr. Florian Kerschbaum is an associate professor in the David R. Cheriton School of Computer Science at the University of Waterloo and Director of the Waterloo Cybersecurity and Privacy Institute. Learn more

Narendran Kumarakulasingam

Dr. Narendran Kumarakulasingam is Adjunct Instructor in the Peace and Conflict Studies Program, University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Ashley Lebner, Assistant Professor of Religion and Culture, Wilfrid Laurier University, is an anthropologist of knowledge with an interdisciplinary research program centered on Brazil. Learn more

Christopher Lemieux

Dr. Christopher Lemieux is Associate Professor & John McMurry Research Chair in Environmental Geography at Wilfrid Laurier University and Director, Canadian Council on Ecological Areas. Learn more

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Dr. Jennifer Liu, Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology and the School of Public Health and Health Systems, University of Waterloo is examining the relationships between medicine, science, and issues of identity, bioethics, and democratic publics. Learn more

Randolph Mank

Mr. Randolph Mank is a global business executive and a three-time former Canadian ambassador in Asia, with over thirty years of experience in the region and around the world. Learn more

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Dr. Michael W. Manulak is a Senior Analyst in the Government of Canada. Learn more

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Dr. John McLevey’s research centers on social networks and spans a range of subfields and specialties, including the sociology of knowledge, comparative science and health policy, and environmental sociology. Learn more

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Dr. Mitchell’s current research program focuses on the process and politics of planning for urban resilience in cities. Learn more

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Dr. Steven Mock is the lead researcher of the Ideological Conflict Project. Learn more

Reid Morden

Mr. Reid Morden has been Director of the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, and President and CEO of Atomic Energy of Canada Ltd. Mr. Morden currently heads RM&A Inc. which provides advice and comment on intelligence, security, and public policy issues. Learn more

Juan Moreno-Cruz

Dr. Juan Moreno-Cruz is an Associate Professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development and the Canada Research Chair in Energy Transitions at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Mariam Mufti is a comparative political scientist by training. She works on regime change and political participation in hybrid regimes. Learn more

Roy Norton

Dr. Roy Norton is Adjunct Assistant Professor at the University of Waterloo and former Diplomat-in-Residence at the Balsillie School. Learn more

Warren Parker

Dr. Warren Parker is a Public Health and Communication Specialist. His focal area is preventative health including COVID-19 and HIV among other diseases and health conditions. Learn more

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Dr. Stephen Quilley is Director of Development for the Waterloo Institute for Complexity and Innovation. One of his current projects is to develop a multi-criteria assessment of hedging and landscape innovation in the Ontario countryside. Learn more

Rohit Ramchandani

Dr. Rohit Ramchandani is CEO of Antara Global Health Advisors and an Adjunct Assistant Professor of Global Health Innovation at the University of Waterloo School of Public Health and Health Systems. Learn more

Manuel Reimer

Dr. Manuel Riemer is a professor of community psychology and sustainability science at Wilfrid Laurier University and director of the Viessmann Centre for Engagement and Research in Sustainability (VERiS). Learn more

Randy Saad

Randy Sa’d is the Executive Director of REFOCUS and the Acting Executive Director of the Flourishing Enterprise Institute, hosted at Wilfrid Laurier University. Learn more

Carrie Sanders

Dr. Carrie B. Sanders is Associate Professor of Criminology at Wilfrid Laurier University and Director of the Centre for Research on Security Practices. Learn more

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Dr. Marc Saner is a Professor at the Department of Geography at the University of Ottawa. He works on the science policy interface, responsible innovation and the governance of emerging technologies. Learn more

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Dr. Daniel Scott is a University Research Chair in Climate and Society in the Geography and Environmental Management as well as the Executive Director of the Interdisciplinary Centre on Climate Change at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Mark Sedra is an expert on post-conflict state-building and security sector reform, specializing in security issues in Afghanistan and the Middle East. Learn more

Steve

Dr. Steve Sider is an associate professor in the Faculty of Education at Wilfrid Laurier University where he teaches courses in global education, school leadership, and inclusive education. Learn more

Jill Sinclair

Mrs. Jill Sinclair is Canada’s representative to the Ukraine Defence Reform Advisory Board. Learn more

Trevor Swerdfager

Trevor Swerdfager is Practitioner In Residence in the School of Environment and Resources Studies, Faculty of Environment at University of Waterloo where he teaches in the areas of fish, forests and wildlife conservation and oceans sustainability. Learn more

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Dr. Paul Thagardis is Distinguished Professor Emeritus of Philosophy at the University of Waterloo, where he founded and directed the Cognitive Science Program. Learn more

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Dr. Jason Thistlethwaite is an Assistant Professor at the School of Environment, Enterprise and Development (SEED) at the University of Waterloo. Learn more

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Dr. Andrew Thompson is an adjunct assistant professor of political science at the University of Waterloo, senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and the Global Governance Programs and Partnership Manager at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. Learn more

Sarah Turnbull

Dr. Sarah Turnbull is Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Legal Studies at the University of Waterloo and a co-convener of the Migration, Mobilities and Social Politics Research Cluster at the BSIA . Learn more

Jennifer Vanstteenkiste

Dr. Jennifer Vansteenkiste is a human geographer whose primary research interests include sustainable food systems, food security, community development, gendered governance, and international development in Haiti. Learn more

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Dr. Olaf Weber, University Research Chair in Sustainable Finance and Professor at the School for Environment, Enterprise and Development is researching the connection between financial sector players and the link between sustainability and financial performance of enterprises. Learn more

Bill White

Dr. William R. White is currently a Senior Fellow at the C.D. Howe Institute and former Chairman of the Economic and Development Review Committee at the OECD. Learn more

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Dr. Heather Whiteside, Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo, is studying the political economy of privatization, financialization, and fiscal austerity. Learn more

Stacey Wilson Forsberg

Dr. Stacey Wilson-Forsberg is an Associate Professor in the Human Rights & Human Diversity program at Wilfrid Laurier University and Director of the Tshepo Institute for the Study of Contemporary Africa researching migration and multiculturalism. Learn more

Carrie Wright

Dr. Carrie Wright is a visiting scholar at Wilfrid Laurier University researching innovation in the public sector. Learn more