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Madeleine Henderson-Tweedie

Refugee Rights, Humanitarian Policy Development & Impact of Global Economic Forces

Degrees:MA Candidate

Before beginning your studies at the Institute of Political Economy where did you study and what program(s) were you enrolled in?

I completed my undergraduate degree in Political Science with a minor in History at the University of Ottawa.

What is it specifically that attracted you to study Political Economy at Carleton?

The program’s interdisciplinary nature was really important, as well as the flexibility in course selection that has allowed me to tailor my courses to my research interests.

My areas of research interest include…

My areas of research interest include refugee rights and the impact of global economic forces on humanitarian policy development.

What advice would you give to a prospective Political Economy graduate student?

Take advantage of the wide range of courses offered to Political Economy students and don’t forget to make time for yourself to relax once the school year is in full swing.