Isabella is a doctoral candidate at the Balsillie School of International Affairs, with a specialization in Global Justice and Human Rights. Her research interests are focused broadly on the topic of genocide, and more specifically involve examining normative perceptions surrounding the eventfulness of genocide, as well as perceptions related to genocidal endings.
Isabella received a BA Honours in International Studies from the 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 that, she completed a Master of Arts in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs through the University of Waterloo, before returning to Balsillie to pursue her doctoral work..
Isabella lives in Waterloo with her husband and three sons. She enjoys learning new skills and collecting new hobbies, some of which include running, hiking, painting, baking, bagpiping and a new-found interest in mountain biking.