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Welcome to IDS at Guelph!

IDS at the University of Guelph offers interdisciplinary undergraduate studies and collaborative graduate programs to support students interested in long-term change, global inequality, diversity, and poverty.


Steffi Hamann, PhD Candidate in Political Science/IDS, wrote a blog entry, “Dear First-Year Student in the International Development Studies Program...  A letter from a PhD candidate to new graduate students entering the field”. 

A new publication, Pursuing the capabilities approach within the migration-development nexus, co-authored by Dr. Kerry Preibisch, Yvonne Su (PhD Candidate in Political Science/IDS), and Warren Dodd (PhD Candidate in Population Medicine/IDS) was recently published in the Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies.

Anita Beaudette, IDS Undergraduate Coordinator/Academic Advisor, has been awarded the 2016 Excellence in Undergraduate Academic Advising Medallion.  Visit the University of Guelph news article to read the announcement.  Congratulations Anita!

Dr. Sally Humphries, International Development Director and Professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology, wrote an article, “A farmer NGO-Scientist synergy in Honduras”, which can be found on page 14 in the Farmers Matter magazine. Please visit BioMed Central for the full article.

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