The Team

IAFFAIRS MANAGEMENT

  • Executive Director – David Carment
  • Managing Director – Hadi Wess is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He completed his undergraduate degree at the University of Ottawa in Psychology with a double minor in French and Italian. He works for the Government of Canada and is heavily involved in media and politics. His research interests include immigration and refugee issues, diplomacy, foreign policy, domestic and internal affairs, and Middle Eastern conflicts.

ASSOCIATE EDITORS

  • Associate Editor – Jenna Richmond is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. Her research interests include international development, decolonization, and gender issues. She completed her undergraduate degree at Simon Fraser University in International Studies with a minor in Anthropology and certificate in Social Justice. Her professional experience includes working for the Government of Canada and the U.S. Federal Government on political and economic files.
  • Associate Editor – Mischa Longman is a current MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, where he specializes in security and defence policy. He completed his undergraduate degree in Political Science at the University of Calgary, where he researched interstate competition in the Arctic in both the military and economic fields. His research focus is Canada’s relationships with larger powers, especially as they relate to security concerns. He is also a public servant, working as an analyst for the Government of Canada.
  • Associate Editor – Aakanksha Sharma is an MA candidate at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. She acquired her undergraduate degree at the University of Waterloo, completing a Politics and Business specialization with a minor in Economics. Her professional experience includes working for the municipal, provincial, and federal government in Canada and working internationally for a body of NATO. 

If you are interested in becoming a part of the iAffairs team, we are always looking for motivated associate editors with a passion for international affairs – click here for more information or email us at admin@iaffairscanada.com