Presenters

Panel 1 – Trends in Intrastate War:

When States Fail

Tanya Irwin, M.A Candidate, Conflict Analysis and Resolution, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Hybrid Governance and the Role of Rebels in Peacebuilding: The Case of El Salvador’s FMLN

Monica Lee, M.A. Candidate, Political Science, University of Waterloo

International Governance of Sexual and Gender Based Violence in Interstate Conflict

Astrid Krizus, M.A. Candidate, Political Science and Milan Bernard, M.A. Candidate, Political Theory, University of Toronto

The People United Will Never Be Defeated – From Unity to Fragmentation: The role of ideology in the changing nature of civil war

Panel 2 – Trends in International Development:

Economics, Gender, and Aid Allocation

Mitchell Robitaille, M.A. Candidate, International Development Policy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Characterizing Aid Orphans: An Examination of Why Some Countries are Under-Aided

Aayah Shadad, M.A. Candidate, International Development Policy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

The Paradox of Regime Autonomy: The Curious Case of the GCC States

Loriann Garden, M.A. Candidate, International Economic Policy, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Reintegrating Victims of Sexual Violence in Jordan’s Zaatari Refugee Camps

 

Panel 3 – Trends in Foreign Policy:

The Role of Regional and National Identities

Isabel Zucchero, Queen’s University

Intervention and the North American Agenda: New Trajectories for a Conflicted Concept

Danielle Ouellette, University of Toronto

Between the EU and a Hard Place: Ukraine as a Regional Battleground

Christian Roy, M.A. Candidate & SSHRC Fellow, Political Science, University of Toronto

The French Intelligence Community: The Path to Policy

 

Panel 4 – Trends in International Governance:

Addressing Lawlessness

Piratheeca Vimalarajah JD/M.A. Candidate, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs 

The Statelessness of Syrian War Refugees: Seeking Refuge through Universal Human Right to Non-Refoulement in International Law?

Nicole Halseth,  M.A. Candidate, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

A Rising Threat: Climate Change and Atoll Island States

Andrej Litvinjenko, JD/M.A. Candidate, International Economic Law and Policy, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs 

Exploiting the Eighth Sea: Policy Recommendations for the Lawful Implementation of H.R. 2262 US Space Launch Competitiveness Act

 

Panel 5 – Trends in Terrorism and Intelligence:

Challenges of State Security

Aliénor De Steur, M.A. Candidate, Intelligence and National Security, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Intelligence Agencies and Regime Change: Democratic Transition in Argentina and Romania

Steven Rai, M.A. Candidate, Intelligence and National Security, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

The Utility of Targeted Killing in the War on Terror

Misha Munim, JD/M.A. Candidate, University of Ottawa Faculty of Law and the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs 

Choosing Wisely from the Counter-Terrorism Toolbox