St. Paul’s welcomes John Abraham to the community

Tuesday, August 20, 2019

John Abraham
We are pleased to announce the arrival of John Abraham as Continuing Lecturer and Manager of International Work Experience for the INDEV and MDP programs. John joined the College community in early August and will be taking over from Grainne Ryder who is taking early retirement after serving St. Paul’s and the INDEV program for more than ten years.

John will be working with our partner organization, the World University Service of Canada, and others, to develop high-quality field placements and prepare students for a challenging cross-cultural and professional experience in Africa, Asia, and Latin America.

John received his PhD in Politics and International Relations from Royal Holloway University of London (2015), MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies (2001) from the University of Cambridge and a BA in Religious Studies (1999) from the University of Calgary. His research and areas of expertise include Political Economy, South Asia and Social Innovation and Entrepreneurship.

Prior to joining St. Paul’s and University of Waterloo John was Assistant Professor, Global Studies and Social Entrepreneurship at Wilfrid Laurier University.