Fellows

Fellows join CFGS for up to a maximum of 1 year. The fellowship program provides opportunities to graduate students and visiting scholars. All Fellows have office space and are a large part of the day to day activities of the Centre.


Taiwo Afolabi

Graduate Student Fellow
CFGS

Taiwo Okunola Afolabi is a PhD student in the Department of Theatre, a Queen Elizabeth Scholar, and a Graduate Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria. 

Tamara Amoroso Gonçalves

Graduate Student Fellow
CFGS
Tamara Amoroso Gonçalves is a PhD student at the Law and Society Program at the University of Victoria and a Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies. She is also a research associate at the Simone de Beauvoir Institute in Montreal (Concordia University).
Jesse Baltutis

Graduate Student Fellow
CFGS/WIGGLab
Jesse Baltutis started his PhD September 2013 in the University of Victoria's Department of Geography. His research is focused on the role and influence of local (non-state) actors in governance processes for transboundary river basins.
Janice Dowson

Graduate Student Fellow
CFGS
Janice is a PhD candidate in the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria. Her project contends with a question that is central to the study and practice of transitional justice: how do states undergoing transitions to democracy seek justice for past human rights violations in a manner that ensures past transgressions will never again occur?
Anita Girvan

Visiting Research Fellow
Centre for Global Studies
Anita Girvan is currently a Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Global Studies on traditional Coast and Straits Salish territory.
Christina Hamer

Visiting PHD Candidate
Christina Hamer is a PhD candidate at Bilkent University in Ankara, Turkey. Her doctoral research involves a comparative analysis of the policy systems and policy responses to refugee flows in Canada and Turkey between 1990 and 2005.
Alison James

Alison James is a PhD student in the department of Political Science. Alison’s doctoral research looks at the interplay of transitional justice and settler colonialism and asks how Indigenous resurgence politics challenge state and scholarly assumptions in the field and practice of transitional justice, and serve to re-set the Indigenous-State relationship. Other academic interests include Southern Africa, and gender in politics.
Marila Lazaro

Visiting Research Fellow
Marila is a biologist (Universidad de la República, Uruguay) and Phd in Philosophy, Science and Society (Basque Country University, España). Her participatory-action research focuses on the development and assesment of inter and transdisciplinary methodologies. Specifically, my interest lies in citizen involvement in scientific and environmental policies.
Alex Lloyd

Graduate Student Fellow

Alex Lloyd is an MA candidate in the Department of Anthropology, with a specialization in Inequality, Culture, and Health. She is also a Graduate Student Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies, as well as the Centre for Asia-Pacific Initiatives. 

Kenneth Macartney

Diplomat in Residence
Centre for Global Studies
As Canada's former ambassador to Sweden, Ken is the Diplomat in Residence at the Centre for Global Studies and Adjunct Professor at the University of Victoria.
Sara Naderi

Graduate Student Fellow

Sara is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of sociology with the concentration on cultural, social and political thought (CSPT)at the University of Victoria, and a Graduate Student Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies.

Dan O'Neill

Centre for Global Studies
Dan O’Neill is an ecological economist who is currently on sabbatical from the University of Leeds, UK, where he leads the Economics and Policy for Sustainability Research Group.
Pablo Ouziel

Visiting Postdoctoral Scholar
CFGS
Born in Barcelona, Spain, Dr. Pablo Ouziel holds a six-month Post-Doctoral Fellowship with Dr. James Tully, working on a project titled “Towards democratic responses to the crisis of democracy in Spain: Forms of Participatory and Representative Civic Engagement”.
Dr. Vladimir Prebilič

Visiting Research Fellow
CFGS
Vladimir Prebilič (1974) received B.A. in geography and history at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana in 1998. In 2001 he received his M. Sc. Degree in Defense Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ljubljana, based on field research of conversion process (scholarship of EU Commission that enabled visiting Washington – USA, Newcastle – UK and Bonn – Germany) of former military installation in USA, UK and Germany. 
Bart Simpson

Visiting Research Fellow
Bart Simpson is a Genie Award-winning filmmaker, and currently a PhD student at the Edinburgh College of Art - University of Edinburgh. He is interested in films that evoke, entertain and engage public debate.
Ariel Taylor

Graduate Student Fellow
CFGS
Ariel Taylor is a PhD candidate with the Department of Political Science at the University of Victoria and a Graduate Student Fellow at the Centre for Global Studies. Her dissertation focuses on the impact of corporate social responsibility (CSR) on democracy in Latin America and specifically the role of non-governmental organizations (NGOs) in the governance of mining activity.