Adolfo is developing tools to introduce children to the ethics of responsible consumption.
She is the Author of Chroniques d'une mère indigne which was published by Éditions du Septentrion, and it won the eighth Grand Prix littéraire Archambault in 2008.
Mike is an Assistant Professor at USC's Annenberg School for Communication & Journalism. He has worked or consulted with LEGO, Mattel and Nortel Networks, helping to translate research concepts and prototypes into new product lines and services.
He is a student from Ghana who is analyzing the impact of mining on the people of his country.
She is examining how new communications technologies can help museums stay relevant and popular.
Martine researches gentrification, affordable shelter, and other implications of recent approaches to replace public housing in Toronto
Sociology Professor, Dawson College
Banting post-doctoral Fellow, Departement of Urban Studies and Planning, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Law Clerk, at the Supreme Court of Canada, Maria has long been interested in norms of global responsibility in the areas of human rights and the environment.
She is an American student studying electoral violence in the countries of sub-Saharan Africa.
Can democratic institutions survive the personalization of power? Gerald Bareebe’s research is based on case studies of recent developments in Rwanda and Uganda.
Assitant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of the Philippines
Mr. Beauchamp is a Consultant at McKinsey & Company. During his doctorate, Jonathan spent a semester at Princeton University working on a project in the emerging field of neuroeconomics.
Jonas-Sébastien is examining the rights of profundly mentally disabled individuals.
Catherine is looking at the endemic hunger management and survival strategies in Brazil
Karina is studying how people living in the coastal communities of Central America adapt to environmental and climate change.
Nathan is asking whether protecting the marine areas of Thailand can make a positive effect on the employment and livelihood of local communities.
Drawing on field research in Congo, Sylvie Bodineau is looking at how the international consensus on children’s rights relates to the experience of child soldiers.
Andrée reflects on the possibility of a true dialogue with First Nations by revisiting both Western and Stó:lõ people’s notions of law to find a common ground.
François is exploring social determinants of mental health in migrant and ethnic minority groups.
He is an Adjunct Professor of Resource and Environmental Managament at Simon Fraser University and one of Canada’s leading environmental lawyers. David’s current research focuses on the effects of enshrining the constitutional right to live in a healthy environment.
She is a Senior Advisor at the National Judicial Institute and she has been active in promoting the rights of marginalized groups through volunteer work in several legal advocacy and community organizations.
She is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Education at Université du Québec en Abitibi-Témiscamingue. Her doctoral thesis dealt with the collective learning processes at the root of reflexive governance.
She is a Senior Policy Manager for the Aboriginal Affairs and Northern Development Canada and has completed her Ph.D. in political science and Canadian studies at University of Ottawa.
Magaly studies the impact of scientific controversies on public policies concerning gambling in Quebec.
Post-doctoral Fellow, University of California, San Francisco
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, University of Alberta
She is exploring how new approaches to citizen engagement might inform planning and environmental issues in Canadian cities.
Post-doctoral Scholar, Institute of Women’s Studies, University of Ottawa, and Chair of the Board of Directors, Groupe Femmes, Politique et Démocratie
Kathryn is looking into ways to modernize the law to better support or regulate voluntary and not-for-profit organizations in Canada.
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Toronto and pediatric emergency physician at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto
Post-doctoral Fellow, University of Toronto
Isabelle is consulting with various healthcare professionals to develop a framework for a more ethical care.
Post-doctoral Scholar, Department of Geography, University of British Columbia
Anthropologist and Physician, Grand Challenges Canada
Amanda’s research explores how the Internet and related technologies can support democratic innovations in public sector governance that move beyond traditional methods of consultation and civic engagement.
Simon is a Senior Policy Advisor at Canada's Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. He has worked with the International Policy Institute at King's College London, the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, and the Center for Nonproliferation Studies in Monterey, California.
Christopher is working on an approach to document endangered languages, especially Plautdietsch, the traditional language of the Mennonites, which is still spoken in some communities in Canada.
Among vulnerable groups victimized by armed conflict, sex workers are the most easily overlooked. Anna-Louise asks whether they could be better protected.
Assistant professor, Schulich School of Law, Dalhousie University
Post-doctoral Scholar, School of Architecture and Institue for Gender, Sexuality and Feminist Studies, McGill University
She is analyzing how ancient Mediterranean civilizations used religion to mediate the complexities of cross-cultural interaction.
Research Scientist and Adjunct Assistant Professor, Queen's University Department of Community Health and Epidemiology and the Kingston General Hospital
Assistant Professor, School of Environmental Studies, University of Victoria
Senior Evaluator, Health Canada, Chemicals Strategies Division
Hassan is working on establishing greater recognition of gay rights in the Muslim world.
Post-doctoral Scholar at Memorial University
Vice-Dean (Research) and Associate Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Post-doctoral Scholar, School of Environment and Sustainability, Royal Roads University
She explores the impact of municipal regulation on the availability of safe and affordable housing in Toronto, especially for new Canadians.
She argues that untapped provisions of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedom can be used to address contemporary issues in women's rights, such as the under-representation of women in Parliament.
Julie is working on the traumatic colonial experience of Belgium and the Congo
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa
Libe is interested in how women writers advance our understanding of individuals and groups living at the margins of Canadian society.
Alana is exploring how public performance art can shape and improve social behaviours in our cities
Adjunct Professor, Norman B. Keevil Institute of Mining Engineering, University of British Columbia
Rajdeep is constructing an integrative model of curation that intricately engages questions of artistic engagement, science, media, and technology, and human and non-human creativity and archiving.
Assistant Professor, Development and Urban Studies, Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh
He is studying events such as the "Arab Spring" to better understand how Islamic intellectual and political thought has addressed democracy since 1928.
Xavier studies how a new interfaith framework could fruitfully address issues related to identity, relationships with others and religious pluralism.
Claris is focusing on how civil disobedience initiated by women can affect legislation
Councilor, City of Victoria
Assistant Professor, School of Interactive Arts and Technology, Simon Fraser University
He wishes to leverage Canadian innovations in public health to help resolve health and security issues on the international scene.
Assistant Professor, International Development Studies, Dalhousie University
Sébastien is reviewing how human rights can support, guide or constrain environmental policy-making
Assistant Professor, Faculty of Law, University of British Columbia
Lisa aims to ensure that Canadian law includes children’s and adolescents’ rights and interests.
She is a specialist in gender and HIV in Latin America, having worked as a researcher and advocate in the region for more than a decade.
Dawnis is attempting to answer the question of how Canadian and Anishinabe law can interact in a respectful manner
Kristi is exploring persecution on the basis of HIV status, including the intersection between health, human rights and forced migration.
She is rethinking current approaches to incarceration and justice, focusing on the quality of a prison sentence rather than on the length of time served.
The human rights and dignity of LGBT individuals cannot be addressed by family law alone. Kyle Kirkup wonders whether it is possible to achieve equality for LGBT community members in the domain of criminal law.
District Chief of Staff, Vice President Medicine for South West Nova Scotia District Health Authority
Shauna proposes to develop a refugee resettlement policy that takes into account both human rights and state responsibility — an area in which she feels Canada could become an international role model.
Director of Research and Evaluation, Native Counselling Services
Joshua explores the genesis of modern human rights discourse by focusing on the Romantic era in literature.
Jean-Michel explores the social history of the ideal of secularism in Lebanon, the exclusionary effects it sets out to combat, and those it sometimes generates.
Jennifer is studying cultural diversity and equality
Alexis examines collective memory and how it pertains to democracy, and how it can be used to reconcile internal civil conflicts.
She is studying the place of public utilities such as water supply and electricity in public policy - economic goods or social rights?
President, Ontario Native Women’s Association
Michelle is questioning the judicial treatment of individuals who commit crimes under the influence of mental disorders and substance use.
Associate Professor, Law Faculty, McGill University
Post-doctoral Scholar, University of Leicester, United Kingdom
Councilor, City of Fredericton and Post-doctoral Scholar, University of Manitoba
Ryan Liss seeks to determine whether a common set of fundamental justice principles can rally the nations of the world, as was done in the case of international criminal justice.
Brent studies the interplay of social, ecological and economic factors in the conservation of clouded leopards in East Kalimantan, Indonesia
Associate Professor in Social Communication and Culture, and Responsable of Social Communication's graduate studies (master and doctorate), Department of Literature and Social Communication, Université du Québec à Trois-Rivières
Alexandra is researching women's attitudes in situations of recurring domestic violence
Johnny is investigating how the traditional socio-political and legal framework of the Nuu-chah-nulth people (a group of First Nations peoples living on the west coast of Vancouver Island) can be reformed to better suit today's realities
Laura is exploring the shifting conceptions and politics that govern aid and assistance to refugees in Canada and abroad.
She is focusing on the barriers to women's rights to property in Bangladesh.
Logan Mardhani-Bayne is examining the extent to which the urban experience of Aboriginal communities has shaped local and national governments’ political recognition of these communities’ rights.
Project Manager Resource Governance, German Technical Cooperation (GIZ), Monrovia, Liberia
Assistant Professor of Strategy, Leadership and Ethics at IMD in Lausanne, Switzerland
Legal and ethical dilemmas proliferate in the context of neonatal intensive care. Jean Frédéric Ménard is researching whether it is possible to reconcile ethics and the law in the best interests of the child.
David aims to identify the role played by socio-linguistic factors when discourse takes place between the Palestinians and Israelis
Mélanie is analyzing how social media can provide visibility and legitimacy to minority or marginalized groups
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Carleton University
David Morgan seeks to learn how the experience of survivors of armed violence can inform and improve civilian protection in conflict zones.
Jason is currently researching the social and political struggles over natural resources and environmental conservation in Southeast Asia
Assistant professor, Department of Anthropology, University of Tennessee
How do nations achieve food sovereignty? Sophia Murphy is exploring international and local mechanisms to improve food security.
Banting post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Environment and Resources Studies, University of Waterloo
Scott is examining how poultry farmers in Indonesia are coping with government interventions to contain avian influenza.
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Alberta
Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Waterloo
Research Director, Tow Center for Digital Journalism, Columbia University, and Secretary-Treasurer, Trudeau Foundation Society
Emily studies UN-authorized intervention around the world and how UN forces can both thwart belligerents and protect civilians.
Assistant Professor, Department of Social Work, Université du Québec en Outaouais
He is interested in how election laws in Canada impact political parties and the exercise of democracy.
Assistant Professor, Department of Geography, University of Guelph
Sara Pavan is investigating whether the participation of ethnic and social minorities in public institutions is essential to social cohesion and trust in our political system.
Danielle is assessing how the perceptions held by Canadians influence the rights and opportunities of disabled citizens
Post-doctoral Fellow, Department of Environmental Resources Studies, University of Waterlo and Environmental Consultant for the UNESCO biosphere reserve in eastern Georgian Bay
Associate Professor, Department of political science, McGill University
Leila is studying how Ethiopian women, while devoid of political power, successfully use musical rituals for conflict resolution.
Rosalind is questioning the social, political and economic viability of the recent peace process in Sierra Leone and Liberia.
Émilie is seeking to facilitate the empowerment and participation of seniors in public debates and policies.
Graham is weighing the impact of new copyright laws on the balance between the rights of copyright owners and freedom of expression
Postdoctoral Scholar, Department of Medicine, University of British Columbia
Karen aims to assess how the current globalized food system affects food security in the North and South
Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa
Lara is studying how violence and displacement in Northern Uganda have interrupted the transmission of moral and cultural knowledge between generations
Mark aims to contribute to improved policies towards an ethical and sustainable recruitment of Filipino health workers in Canada.
Consultant, Nature Quebec and Green tip-mo-bile
Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Anthropology, Harvard University
Assistant Professor, Department of Philosophy, Ryerson University
Marina is questioning the African human rights regime and its role in effectively protecting refugees
Drawing on over a century of history of Mennonite communities in Canada, Robyn Sneath is learning about how government education policies may have conflicted with Mennonites’ vision of citizenship.
Lecturer in International Development, University of Edinburgh, Scotland
Lecturer in Human Geography, National University of Ireland
Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Environment, Society and Design, Lincoln University, New Zealand
Assistant Professor and Program Director, School of Public Policy and Governance, University of Toronto
She is interested in civilian agency and protection during war, with a focus on South Sudanese youth.
Lisa wants to use Canadian poetry to cultivate and sustain affiliation and care for the local environment.
Assistant Professor, Communication and Journalism, Makerere University, Uganda
Chris studies the impact of international criminal trials and their media coverage in countries that have experienced a conflict.
Assistant Professor, Department of English, University of Chicago
David is studying the architecture of healthcare buildings as a form of medical technology influencing health care.
Simon is drawing on the experience of Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo to study the approaches taken by international implementers of media reform in countries in reconstruction.
Joël is asking how we could support the efforts of cities to develop sound environmental policy.
She is assessing the effectiveness of social programs aimed at preventing violence towards women in post-war towns such as Freetown, Sierra Leone, and Monrovia, Liberia.
Zoe is examining the impact of mining development in the Northwest Territories on women's subsistence fishing
Erin's research examines the relationship between the media and politics in Canada.
Leah Trueblood is seeking to determine whether we can provide for a more just society by clarifying and improving the legal obligations we face in our daily lives.
Associate Professor, School of Law, University of Virginia
Post-doctoral Scholar, Harvard University
Laure is exploring a vision of sustainable development that reconciles ecological, social and economic viability
He is Senior Lecturer, Department of Law, London School of Economics and Political Science, and President of the Trudeau Foundation Society. Dr. Webber is also co-founder and Executive Director of the Supreme Court Advocy Institute.
He is seeking effective ways to prevent injection drug use among vulnerable populations such as Vancouver's street youth.
Traditionally, courts have hesitated to give emotions a place in judicial decisions. Emily White is looking into a way to use emotions in the service of human rights and dignity.
She is analyzing the transformation of rebel groups into political parties in the African Great Lakes Region.
Lilia addresses the challenge of increasing communities’ ability to withstand natural disasters, with a special focus on marginalized urban communities.
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