Current Graduate Students

Biatris Lasu

Masters in Political Science with International Development Studies

Current Student Profile:  I am a Master student in the collaborative Master's program in Political Science and International Development Studies. My research is interested in the relationship between food security and foreign direct investment in the Global South (Central Africa). My experience in the program so far has been extremely insightful, rewarding and unique...

David Peck

PhD in Political Science with International Development Studies

Current Student Profile:  My doctoral research is on trust erosion and its potential recovery in contexts of tragedy. I intend to explore how trust may be intertwined in a nuanced relational web of intentionality and commitment to the Other, and how its absence can have an impact on every aspect of a society...

Johannes Chan

Master of Engineering with International Development Studies

Current Student Profile:  I am a master’s student in the School of Engineering, studying Environmental Engineering and International Development. My academic interests include social justice issues, integrated water management, renewable energy, and indigenous engineering praxis...

Mackenzie Wilson

Masters of Public Health with International Development Studies

Current Student Profile: I am a first year student in the collaborative Masters of Public Health and International Development program. My experience working in Cambodia studying the sodium intake of rural Cambodians, along with my involvement in varsity athletics, has shaped my interest in public health and nutrition. My interests lie primarily in...

Yvonne Su

PhD in Political Science with International Development Studies

Current Student Profile:  I am a doctoral student in the combined PhD program in Political Science and International Development. My research is interested in the topics of international migration, remittances and development in the Global South...