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Candice Viveiros

Candice Viveiros Candice is in her third year of International Development Studies at the University of Guelph, with a specialization in Latin American Studies. She is currently obsessed with all things Guatemalan as she prepares for her semester abroad in Antigua, Guatemala this winter. When she doesn’t have her nose in a book, Candice is usually busy baking elaborate cakes and confections for her friends and family.
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Clarke Foster

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Clarke is currently working at a water sanitation and hygiene NGO based in Calgary, the Centre for Affordable Water and Sanitation Technology. He is also a board member of the Alberta Council for Global Cooperation. Clarke graduated from Dalhousie University in 2013 with a Bachelor of Arts Combined Honours in International Development Studies and Political Science. His senior thesis was titled "Making 'Peace At Any Price' Worth the Price: a Protracted Social Conflict Analysis of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Dayton Peace Accords, and Post-Dayton Peacebuilding". Clarke has studied in Sweden, South Korea, and Cuba, and previous to Dalhousie, lived and studied aboard the tall ship S/V Concordia.
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Fall/Winter 2011

 

Articles

The Philippine Labour Export Policy: A Strategy for Temporary Economic Survival, Not for Long-term Development By Ka Yee Lau   Sub-Surface Mineral-rights in Ontario: Origin, Structure, and Analysis Using a Free Market Environmentalism Approach By Alexia Ackert, Stephanie Lalonde, Victoria Robson & Victoria Yang   Fair Trade: Re-evaluate and Get Back on Track By Virgil Haden-Pawlowski   The Importance of History in Political Reconstruction: Rwanda and Burundi By Laura Solberg   Canadian Perspective on Queer Migration By Vera Mirhady   Trafficking of Ethnic Minorities in Thailand: Forces Prostitution and the Perpetuation of Marginality By Megan Mah  
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Sophie Roher

Sophie Roher   Sophie Roher is a second year student in the Arts & Science Program at McMaster University. She completed the Foundation Year Program at the University of King’s College in Halifax and pursued her love of French at universities in both Lyon, France and Trois Rivières, Quebec. Sophie is the co-chair of World University Services of Canada (WUSC)’s local committee at McMaster. WUSC’s McMaster committee sponsors two refugee students each year to study at the university and raises awareness about refugee and development issues. Sophie is very excited to be joining the Undercurrent’s editing team.  
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Mats Trung

Mats Trung is a professional translator with previous experiences at the Government of Canada in Ottawa and at a translation agency in Toulouse, France. He has taken on recently the position of translator at BBH, a mining company with exploration projects in northern Quebec. Born in Montreal and grew up in Europe, he now shares his time between Germany, Sweden and Canada.
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Léa Tremblay

Léa loves dance and walking outside (no matter how cold it is!). She thinks the social and political sciences are intrinsically linked to the arts because at their core the performing arts are about life and the world we all share. She has a passion for food and loves cooking, working in restaurants and having people gathered around a good meal. Léa loves communicating, sharing ideas, disagreeing and understanding and learning new languages.
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Anna Vanderkooy

Anna is from the lovely city of Guelph, Ontario. Working towards the completion of her fourth year in Environmental Studies, she is looking forward to spending much of this year in Senegal doing research on food and land access for her undergraduate thesis.
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Gina Vukojevic

Gina was born in the Former Yugoslavia, but has spent the majority of her life in Canada and is still getting used to the climate! She is the Vice-President of the Waterloo Student Association for International Development and is passionate about sustainable development, gender and equality issues, religion, and yoga. 
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Ani Semanjaku

Ani will soon receive her BA in Anthropology after 3 years at the University of Toronto and a 1-year exchange at Laval University. She has very diverse academic interests, including economic and development anthropology, global health and medicine, psychological anthropology, languages and linguistics. In the future, Ani would like to pursue graduate studies in Medical Anthropology. 
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Krithika Sukumar

Krithika is an undergraduate student in Global Development Studies with a minor in economics. She has a deep interest in economic change and is fascinated with gender relations. Krithika strongly believes in the might of the pen in transforming the world and hopes to pursue journalism.