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ATTARAN, Amir »


Amir Attaran

Full Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2889)
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E-mail

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International development and foreign aid; international human rights law and particularly how it applies to the war in Afghanistan; global public health in the poorer countries.

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BANERJEE, Nipa »


Nipa BANERJEE

PhD.
Senior fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4531)
Cell: 613-697-9814
Home: 613-842-9814
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E-mail, Home Telephone, Cell Telephone

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Foreign Aid; Aid Effectiveness; Development Issues-South and South East Asia; Development Issues in Post Conflict Countries and Peace Building Measures; Fragile & Conflict States; Development and Reconstruction in Afghanistan. More than 40 years of experience with CIDA, IDRC and NGOs. Lived and worked several years as a professional in several South and South East Asian Countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar). Travelled widely and continues to make quarterly visits (especially Afghanistan, Bangladesh and India) and other developing countries for research purposes.

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English only, Bengali; Hindi; Urdu

BROWN, Stephen »


Stephen BROWN

Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Political Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (1896)
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I study a variety of issues relating to democracy and democratization, conflict and violence, mining, foreign aid and development, especially in Sub-Saharan Africa, as well as lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) rights. I am particularly interested in Canadian policy in relation to those topics.

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English and French , espagnol / Spanish; portugais / Portuguese

DAGHER, Ruby »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800, ext: 4049
Cell: 6132635968
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My research mainly focuses on the ability of post-conflict states to earn legitimacy from their citizens and the implications on the democratization of countries that experience conflict. Second, I focus on the manner in which development aid is provided and the manner in which the global governance system impacts the achievement of developmental results. Finally, I also focuses on the various conflicts in the Middle East.

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English and French , Arabic

LEGRENZI, Matteo »


Matteo Legrenzi

Assistant Professor
Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Conflicts and security in the Middle East. Arab-Israeli Conflict. Conflict in the Persian Gulf. Iran, Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait) Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula. Terrorism and sub-state actors. Political Economy of Middle East Oil. Politics and International Relations of the Middle East. Regionalism and Regionalization.

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English only, Italien/Italian, Arabe/Arabic

MENDES, Errol »


Errol MENDES

Former Director, Human Rights Research and Education Centre
Full professor
Faculty of Law
Common Law

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Office: 613-562-5890
Cell: 613-799-0559
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Globalization, United Nations, foreign policy, international law and human rights,law and policy on anti-terrorism, Constitutional law, including the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms. Private and Public Sector governance, including issues relating to accountability, transparency and integrity.

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MUNRO, Lauchlan »


Lauchlan Munro

Associate professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4534)
Cell: 613-878-5001
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1) Does aid to developing countries work? Why or why not? 2) How can governments in poor countries provide adequate health care and education to all their citizens, including the poorest and most vulnerable? 3) How should governments around the world cope with economic risk and uncertainty? 4) How can governments in poor countries provide social protection (health insurance, old-age pensions, unemployment insurance, drought relief)? 5) What role does science and technology play in development? What do appropriate science-for-development policies look like? 6) What does the future hold for Zimbabwe?

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NICKERSON, Jason »


Adjunct Professor
Faculty of Law, Common Law Section

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Dr. Jason Nickerson, RRT, PhD is the Humanitarian Representative to Canada for Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), based in Ottawa. Jason is appointed as a Clinical Scientist at the Bruyère Research Institute in Ottawa and as an Adjunct Professor of Common Law at the University of Ottawa’s Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. He leads MSF’s humanitarian diplomacy in Canada and provides advice on humanitarian operations, medical advocacy and policy, and access to medicines to MSF’s operations in more than 70 countries affected by crises. Jason has over 10 years’ clinical experience as a respiratory therapist working in adult critical care and anesthesia and has worked extensively in global public health response in Canada and internationally during armed conflicts, disease epidemics, and sudden onset disasters. Jason is a graduate of Dalhousie University’s Bachelor of Health Sciences in Respiratory Therapy program, specializing in anesthesia. Following this, he completed a master’s degree at the University of British Columbia studying the education of health professionals who provide community-based HIV care, and a PhD in population health at the University of Ottawa where he focused on the methodologies for conducting assessments of severely disrupted health systems during acute and protracted emergencies. His research has been published in high-impact medical journals including The Lancet, the Canadian Medical Association Journal, PLOS Medicine, and Health Policy and Planning, among others. He has appeared as a witness before the Canadian Parliament’s Standing Committees on Health, Finance, and International Trade and published opinion pieces in The Star, iPolitics, and The Conversation, and has been widely quoted in international news outlets on a variety of global health and health policy issues including COVID-19, access to pain medicines for safe anesthesia and palliative care, access to affordable medicines, science policy, and humanitarian assistance in natural disasters, armed conflicts, refugee crises, and disease epidemics such as Ebola.

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SAAVEDRA-VARGAS, Marcelo »


Professor
Part-time professor
Faculty of Arts
History

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Cell: 613-762-7822
Home: 613-837-0058
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E-mail, Home Telephone

Research information:

Indigenous perspectives, indigenous cosmovisions, indigenous epistemologies, development, globalization, sustainable development, indigenous governance

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English and French , Spanish

ZUERCHER, Christoph »


Christoph Zuercher

Dr / professor
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8997)
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E-mail

Research information:

Peacebuilding, Statebuilding, International Development, Aid, Aid effectiveness, Conflict Civil Wars

Regions:  Central Asia, Caucasus, Afghanistan, Former Soviet Union, Russia

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English only, German; Russian