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Kim Burnett

PhD Global Governance

Kim Burnett completed the University of Waterloo's PhD program in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in 2017.

Dissertation Title: Navigating the Land Between Religions: New Perspectives on the Fair Trade and Food Sovereignty Movement Strategies to Challenge International Trade Governance

Lucie Edwards

Lucie Edwards

PhD candidate

Lucie Edwards is a Ph.D. candidate in the University of Waterloo’s Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

Matthew Gaudreau

Matthew Gaudreau

PhD candidate

Matthew Gaudreau is a PhD candidate in the University of Waterloo’s Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

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Lucy Hinton

PhD candidate

Lucy Hinton is a PhD student and doctoral fellow in the University of Waterloo's Global Governance program at Balsillie School of International Affairs. Lucy’s dissertation is focused on an investigation of food culture change in Costa Rica. Using a mixed-methods approach, she is interested in the dynamics of food culture change in the Global South’s nutrition transition.

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Sarah Martin

PhD Global Governance

Sarah Martin completed the University of Waterloo's PhD program in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in 2016.

Dissertation Title: Storage Matters: Managing Grain, Securing Finance, and Building Markets

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Caitlin Michelle Scott

PhD candidate

Caitlin Scott is a PhD candidate in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo. Her general interests include the role of corporations in global food governance and the resulting environment and health outcomes.

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Helena Shilomboleni

Postdoctoral researcher

Helena Shilomboleni completed her PhD in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo in 2017.

Phoebe Stephens

Phoebe Stephens

PhD candidate

Phoebe Stephens is a PhD candidate in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo.

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Beth Timmers

PhD candidate

Beth Timmers is a PhD candidate in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo.

Wesley A. Tourangeau

Wesley Tourangeau

Postdoctoral researcher

Wesley Tourangeau completed his PhD in Social and Ecological Sustainability in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo in 2017.

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Andrés García Trujillo

PhD candidate

Andrés Trujillo is a PhD candidate in the University of Waterloo's Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs. His general research interest is the political economy of agriculture and rural development.

Samantha Bradshaw

Samantha Bradshaw

MA Global Governance

Samantha Bradshaw completed the Univeristy of Waterloo's Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affiars in 2013.

Major Research Paper Title: Data for Development and other Stories of Glamour: Examining How Power is Conferred onto Information and Telecommunication Firms in the Global Food System

Taarini Chopra

Taarini Chopra

Master of Environmental Studies

Taarini Chopra completed the Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program in the Environment and Resources Studies Department at the University of Waterloo in 2013.

Elizabeth Fraser

Elizabeth Fraser

MA Global Governance

Elizabeth Fraser completed the University of Waterloo's Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in 2014.

Major Research Paper Title: A Future without Famine? A Critical Analysis of the Ethiopian Commodity Exchange

Michael Stevenson

Michael Stevenson

PhD Global Governance

Michael Stevenson completed the University of Waterloo's PhD program in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in 2014.

Isabel Urrutia

Isabel Urrutia

Master of Environmental Studies

Isabel Urrutia completed the Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program in the Department of Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo in 2014.

Master's Thesis Title: Food Wastage in the Region of Waterloo, Ontario

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Richard Giles

PhD Candidate

Richard Giles recently completed a Master of Arts in the University of Waterloo’s Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and is now beginning a PhD at the University of Waterloo's School of Environment, Resources, and Sustainability.

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Amy Wood

MA Global Governance

Amy Wood completed the University of Waterloo's Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs in 2014.

Major Research Paper Title: Trading Away Local Food Systems? The New Trade Landscape and its Impact on Local Food Systems in Canada

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Carly Hayes

MA Global Governance

Carly Hayes completed the University of Waterloo's Master of Arts in Global Governance at the Balsillie School if International Affairs in 2016.

Major Research Paper Title: Doomed to Repeat? Lessons from NAFTA for the TPP on Agriculture and Food Security

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Chelsie Hunt

Master of Environmental Studies

Chelsie Hunt completed the Master of Environmental Studies in Sustainability Management program through the School of Enivronment, Enterprise and Development at the University of Waterloo in 2016.

Master’s Thesis Title: Divesting and Re-investing in a Greener Future for Canada

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Isaac Lawther

Master of Environmental Studies

Isaac completed the Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo, in 2016.

Chelsea Smith

Master of Environmental Studies

Chelsea Smith completed the Master of Environmental Studies (MES) program in the Department of Environment and Resource Studies at the University of Waterloo in 2015.

Master's Thesis Title: What the wild things do: The use of crop wild relatives in public international breeding programs and implications for conservation

Kathleen Fryer

MA Political Science

Kathleen Fryer completed the Master of Arts in Political Science program at the University of Waterloo in 2016.

Major Research Paper Title: A Table Set for Two - Climate Change and Food Security: Who Governs?

Kieran McDougal

MA Global Governance

Kieran McDougal completed the Univeristy of Waterloo's Master of Arts in Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affiars in 2014.

Major Research Paper Title: Making WAVES: The Wealth Accounting and the Valuation of Ecosystem Services Global Partnership and the Commodification of Ecological Functioning

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Meghan Entz

Master's student

Meghan is a SSHRC funded Master’s student in the University of Waterloo’s Global Governance program at the Balsillie School of International Affairs.

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Sarah-Louise Ruder

Master's Student

Sarah-Louise Ruder is a SSHRC (2017) and OGS (2018) funded Master’s student in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability at the University of Waterloo.

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Dr. Andrea M. Collins

Assistant Professor

Andrea M. Collins is Assistant Professor in the School of Environment, Resources and Sustainability (SERS) at the University of Waterloo.

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