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Research Information:Victoria Schorr is a sub-Saharan Africa specialist with more than 10 years of experience analysing African politics, economics, and business. She holds an MSc in African Politics from the School of Oriental and African Studies, and a BA in African Studies from McGill University. Her areas of specialisation include African political economy, the African private sector, international business and investment, international relations, behavioural economics, and development. She has written and published a variety of articles, both academic and non-academic, and has an active blog. Prior to joining uOttawa's Open African Innovation Research network (Open AIR) in July 2015, Schorr worked as a consultant with organisations ranging from grassroots NGOs to the UN, as well as several Canadian government departments including the Department of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Development. She is a Board Member of the Canadian International Council’s Africa Study Group and is a special advisor to Edu-Vision 2020’s Africa programming.
Areas of Expertise:
- Corporate Social Responsibly
- Intellectual property
- International development
- International political economy
- International relations
- Political economy
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