The Balsillie School community extends warmest congratulations to Diana Zacca Thomaz who successfully defended her thesis, “Neighbouring horizons: migration, squatting, and citizenship in São Paulo” on November 5, 2020. The committee was thoroughly impressed by the quality of the dissertation and defence and will be nominating her for a medal of excellence!

Special thanks to her supervisors, Kim Rygiel and Paul Freston, and committee members Alison Mountz and Peter Neyrs, internal/external Alex Latta and external examiner, Anne McNevin, The New School, New York, USA.