NPSIA Students’ Association presents: Dr. Bessma Momani

On November 12th, 2015 NPSIA had the privilege of hosting Dr. Bessma Momani who is an Associate Professor at the Balsillie School of International Affairs and the University of Waterloo, and Senior Fellow at the Centre for International Governance and Innovation. She spoke to Carleton Students on her new book, Arab Dawn: Arab Youth and the Demographic Dividend.



The Paterson Review of International Affairs is looking for submissions for its next volume, Volume 16 2016. See the call for papers details here. Guidelines/Criteria: Papers should be approximately 6,000 words in length, including footnotes and bibliography Must include 100-200 word abstract and contact information, (incl. school, program, and degree of study) Papers should not…

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Welcoming our NSA Executive 2015-2016 team

And so it is done! There is a new Executive team in town for the 2015-2016 NPSIA Student Association. Look out for great things NPSIAns! Amy Hutchinson and Rita Houkayem take the reigns as Co-Presidents, Patrick Burchat now holds the purse strings as Treasurer, Steven Rai becomes the organizer extraordinaire as Secretary, Jasmine Dann and…

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Top 10 Tips for Presenting at Your First Conference

By Gabrielle Bishop Ah, the summer – a time for relaxation, working away at the internship/co-op post and deep reflection on the past academic year. With only two weeks left before heading back to the grind, here are some tips to help you ace your first conference presentation (because obviously your summer has been filled…

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NPSIA Summer Work Profile – Jessica Carroll, Impact Enterprises – Chipata, Zambia

This post is part of a profile series on NPSIAns and their summer work experiences. If you have any questions for the student profiled, please refer to their contact information at the bottom of this post. Name: Jessica Carroll Workplace: Impact Enterprises – Chipata, Zambia. Position title: Business Development Associate NPSIA cluster: International Development Policy Position obtained through the…


NPSIA Abroad – Thomas Orr, Aga Khan Foundation Canada International Fellowship Program 2015-2016

Thomas Orr, a recent NPSIA graduate, is the winner of the competitive and coveted Aga Khan Fellowship for the 2015-2016 session. Here’s his story! JV: Introduce yourself for us. TO: I am currently an International Development Management (IDM) Fellow with the Aga Khan Foundation Canada (AKFC)’s International Youth Fellowship Program (IYFP). I am almost finished the…