Curriculum Vitae Omar is a second-year graduate student studying international relations.
For over 25 years, she has been a practitioner, leader, advocate, speaker, and author on the need for pedagogies of engagement in higher education.
She was a guest lecturer, visiting professor, and consultant on academic civic engagement at Carleton in the spring of 2006, and a Headley House Scholar-in-Residence during fall term 2006.
Alberto received his BA degree with honours in political science from the University of British Columbia (UBC). in Romance Languages and Literatures and Studies of Women, Gender, and Sexuality, magna cum laude, from Harvard. in political science conferred with Highest Honors from Swarthmore College. His research is supported by the Watson Institute's Graduate Program in Development and the Center for Contemporary South Asia. His interests largely fall within the subfields of international and comparative political economy, with a particular focus on state-business relations, the politics of ideas, complex systems, strategy, and institutional change. in sociology from the City University of New York, School of Professional Studies, where he graduated magna cum laude, and an A.
His undergraduate thesis explored the politics of language and identity in hip-hop and the notion of hip-hop as a vehicle for emancipatory self-identities. Her research focuses on collective action in communities under the threat of criminal and political violence in Mexico and Latin America more broadly. Isabella is a first-year graduate student studying International Relations and Comparative Politics. To date, she has worked in Brazil, Cuba, and the U. southern border region at the intersection of transnational organized crime, drug war politics, and migration. Prior to joining Brown, he worked at the New Delhi-based Observer Research Foundation, where he studied state response to insurgency in India and Pakistan. in political science from Humboldt State University. Prior to coming to Brown he worked as a research associate at the Academic-Industry Research Network.