21 February 2018

Congratulations to 2012 Foundation scholar Carla Suarez, who joins 2013 scholar Sara Pavan as one of five 2017 Killam postdoctoral fellows. Carla joined the University of British Columbia’s School of Public Policy and Global Affairs in January 2018 and examines the role of social ties in influencing combatants to demobilize and return to their communities in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Killam Postdoctoral Research Fellowships support advanced education and research at five Canadian universities and the Canada Council for the Arts.

Read the University of British Columbia’s announcement.

Carla Suarez

She is interested in civilian agency under rebel governance, with a focus on the Democratic Republic of the Congo.

2012 Scholars

Sara Pavan

Her postdoctoral research will focus on the psychological underpinning of immigrants' political voice.

2013 Scholars