Carissa Hubbard

Master of Arts in Global Governance

Carissa Hubbard is Master of Arts candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She recently graduated from the University of British Columbia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in International Relations. Throughout her undergraduate degree, Carissa had the opportunity to study and learn within a variety of disciplines including political science, economics, and sociology.

Additionally, as an undergraduate student, Carissa was granted the opportunity to study abroad at King’s College London and gained a valuable European perspective on politics and global governance.

Her research interests at the Balsillie school are focused are human rights and genocide and their interplay with social media and technology. She hopes to pursue a career focusing on the development of human rights legislation and the prevention of mass atrocities.


  • Deputy Vice-Chancellor Scholarship for Continuing Students
  • Walter H Gage and Elsie M Harvey Education Abroad Scholarship


  • BA International Relations, UBC, 2021
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