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Junior Research Fellows


Rosemary Kimani-Dupuis, Balsillie School for Internationa Affairs

Rosemary Kimani-Dupuis' doctoral research focuses on refugee women’s experiences of trauma. Rosemary is currently working with Tshepo colleagues on three SSHRC-funded projects focusing on African mothers and youth with refugee backgrounds.

Akalya Atputharajah, PhD Candidate, LERRN Researcher, Diversity Institute Research Assistant, School of International Development and Global Studies, University of Ottawa 

Akalya has previously conducted field research in Toronto, Ghana, and most recently Kenya, with the Local Engagement Refugee Research Network (LERRN). Her interests include migration, diaspora, development, equity, diversity, and inclusion. Akalya’s dissertation research focuses on international development initiatives from second-generation diasporas in Canada.

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