• Canada’s largest academic unit specializing in international development
  • Pursues a mission to engage both theory and practice
  • Offers courses abroad in developing and developed countries
  • Provides CO-OP option to combine working and learning
  • Research intensive with an interdisciplinary PhD in International Development
  • Provides networking opportunities in a G8 capital city



    • Prachi Srivastava, Associate Professor, has published a chapter, 'Early private school responses to India's Right to Education Act: implications for equity', in I. Macpherson, S. Robertson, & G. Walford (Eds.), Education, Privatisation and Social Justice: case studies from Africa, South Asia and South East Asia. Oxford Studies in Comparative Education Series (Symposium Books, Oxford, 2014).

    • Professor Gordon Betcherman has just published an article, "Labor
      Market Regulations: What do we know about their Impacts in Developing
      Countries?" in the World Bank Research Observer. The link is: http://wbro.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/reprint/lku005?ijkey=VF7vGZ8GKnkBsxX&keytype=ref

    • On April 14th, part time professor Robert David spoke on the air for "The 6-9" Ici Radio-Canada Manitoba, to discuss the April month and what it represents for democracy worldwide.

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    School of International Development and Global Studies

    Faculty of Social Sciences
    120 University
    Social Sciences Building
    Room 8005
    Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
    K1N 6N5

    Tel.: 613-562-5680
    Fax: 613-562-5817


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