School for International Studies

The School for International Studies at SFU

Interdisciplinary research and teaching on peace and security; international development; human rights and international law; and governance and civil society.

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  • Megan Mackenzie, Professor and Simons Chair in International Law and Human Security, comments on the sexual misconduct allegations against General Jonathan Vance, of the Canadian Armed Forces. Mackenzie specializes in feminism and military culture, among other areas of expertise.

  • November 24, 2021

    November 24, 2021

    Studying photojournalism sparked Dr. Darren Byler’s interest in becoming a sociocultural anthropologist and he has spent nearly 20 years researching the Uyghurs and the dispossession of their homelands in Chinese Central Asia.

  • October 05, 2021

    October 05, 2021

    Jasheil Athalia says one of the most important ways her academic training has informed her grassroots involvement is fostering her “systemic understanding of issues.”

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