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Tamara Lorincz is a PhD student in Global Governance at the Balsillie School for International Affairs (Wilfrid Laurier University). Tamara graduated with an MA in International Politics & Security Studies from the University of Bradford in the United Kingdom in 2015. She was awarded the Rotary International World Peace Fellowship and was a senior researcher for the International Peace Bureau in Switzerland. Tamara is currently on the board of the Canadian Voice of Women for Peace and the international advisory committee of Global Network Against Nuclear Power and Weapons in Space. She is a member of the Canadian Pugwash Group and the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom. Tamara was a co-founding member of the Vancouver Island Peace and Disarmament Network in 2016. Tamara has an LLB/JSD and MBA specializing in environmental law and management from Dalhousie University. She is the former Executive Director of the Nova Scotia Environmental Network and co-founder of the East Coast Environmental Law Association.

Her research interests are the military’s impacts on the environment and climate change, the intersection of peace and security, gender and international relations, and military sexual violence.

Academic / Professional Awards

  • Balsillie Doctoral Fellowship, 2017
  • Laurier Graduate Fellowship – Graduate 2017
  • Rotary International World Peace Fellowship, 2013-2014


  • Lorincz, Tamara. 2016. “A Brief History of the Power of Nonviolence in Canada.” In Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation, edited by Heather Eaton and Lauren Levesque. Sheffield: Equinox Publishing.
  • Murphy R., R. Devlin and T. Lorincz. 2006. “Aquaculture Law and Policy in Canada and the Duty to Consult with Aboriginal peoples.” In Aquaculture Law and Policy, edited by David Vanderzwaag and Gloria Chao, 293-330. New York: Routledge.
  • Master of International Politics and Security Studies, University of Bradford, UK, 2015
  • Master of Business Administration and Bachelor of Law, Dalhousie University, NS, 2003
  • Bachelor of Commerce, University of Victoria, BC, 1997
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of Alberta, AB, 1992

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