Part of the Arts and Science Students’ Union Black History Month Black Perspectives Speaker Series. Zoom Webinar link will be emailed to all registered attendees. For more information, please visit assu.ca.
Join us for a Black History Month celebration and conversation with Dr. Nadège Compaoré, a Provost’s Postdoctoral Fellow and incoming Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga.
Dr. Compaoré will share her insights on what it means to be Black in academia, touching on topics such as representation in the classroom and in curriculums, systemic barriers barring Black individuals from entering these fields, and more.
This talk offers an opportunity for Black students with interests in advancing their academic careers to gain knowledge and advice from an expert as they explore options for their future endeavours.
More on Dr. Nadège Compaoré:
Dr. Nadège Compaoré is an incoming Assistant Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at the University of Toronto Mississauga. She is currently completing a Provost Postdoctoral Fellowship in the same Department, where she is also affiliated with the Munk School of Global Affair’s Environmental Governance Lab.
Dr. Compaoré received her PhD in Political Studies from Queen’s University, where her research on the global governance of oil revenues was informed by extensive, comparative fieldwork in Gabon, Ghana, and South Africa, and was funded by SSHRC, the Centre for International Governance Innovation, and the Canadian International Development Agency. Her work lies at the intersection of International Relations, African Politics, Global Resource/Environmental Politics, as well as Gender & Race in Global Politics. Dr. Compaoré’s current book project is based on her doctoral and postdoctoral work, and investigates the significance of the Permanent Sovereignty over Natural Resources principle for global-local discourses of responsibility, and their implications for the resource-development-environment nexus.
Dr. Compaoré currently serves on the board of Women in International Security Canada, as well as the board of the Canadian Association of African Studies.