DVST Around the Globe

DVST students have conducted fieldwork in a wide range of locations around the world. This map (currently under construction) will show current and past fieldwork sites our community has embarked on.

  • Steven Weisman

    Organization: Palestine-Israel Journal
    Location: Palestine
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Opportunity Lost: An Examination of Possibilities and Challenges to Israeli-Palestinian Joint Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) and their ability to Actuate Change.

  • Christopher Webb

    Organization: Institute for Poverty, Land and Agrarian Studies (PLAAS) University of Western Cape
    Location: Cape Town, South Africa
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Precarious Landscapes: Labour Restructuring and Trade Union Response in Western Cape Agriculture.

  • Kimberly Monica Veller

    Organization: Refugee Law Project (RLP)
    Location: Kampala, Uganda
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Investigating Conceptual Approaches to Sexual Violence in Refugee Contexts: Case Illustrations from Kampala, Uganda.

  • Tashiana Shea

    Organization: The Stop Community Centre (The Stop)
    Location: Toronto, Canada
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Food A Gateway to Political Change: Transverse Solidarity and the Stop Community Food Centre.

  • Emma Rosemary Malcolm

    Organization: United Nations Research Institute for Social Development
    Location: Accra, Ghana
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Averting the Resource Curse in Ghana: The Role of Civil Society Prospects and Limitations.

  • Hiromi Inokuchi

    Organization: Gatsby Charitable Foundation
    Location: Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    The Missing Linkages: Value added and the Tanzania Textile and Garment Sector.

  • Mohammed Hossain

    Organization: Mullargaon Branch of the Grameen Bank
    Location: Sylhet, Bangladesh
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    The Network and Neighborhood Aspects of Social Capital and the Economic Wellbeing of the Women Borrowers: A Case Study of the Grameen Bank’s Microcredit Program in Sylhet, Bangladesh

  • Yassir Abdulla Hassan

    Organization: Dominican Republic Education and Mentoring Project (DREAM)
    Location: Cabarete, Dominican Republic
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Building Program Evaluation Capacity through Information Technology within Development Organizations: a Case Study of the DREAM Project in Dominican Republic.

  • Stacey Jennifer Gomez

    Organization: Asociacion Grupo Integral de Mujeres Sanjuaneras (AGIMS)
    Location: San Juan, Guatemala
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Maya Women in Defence of Territory and Madre Tierra in Guatemala: The Case of San Juan Sacatepéquez.

  • Javed Bahri

    Organization: Alliance of Health Organization
    Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    The Attitudes of Afghan Men on Gender Equality and Women’s Rights in Afghanistan.

  • Michelle Bobala

    Organization: Red Thread
    Location: Georgetown, Guyana
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Empowering Women and Improving Gender Equality?: The Relevance of MDG3 in The Context Of Georgetown, Guyana (winner: Faculty of Graduate Studies Graduate Thesis Prize)

  • Mohammad Araf

    Organization: Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office
    Location: Toronto, Canada
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Social Networks and “Agency”: Exploring Afghan Male Refugees’ Settlement Experience in Toronto

  • Marie Krista Antonio

    Organization: Agricultural Workers Alliance Support Centre & Belissimo Law Group
    Location: Virgil, Ontario, Canada
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Examining the Contributions of Local Civil Society Organizations to the Migrant Justice Movement in Virgil, Ontario

  • Lionel Akollor

    Organization: West African Development Bank
    Location: Ghana
    Year: 2012
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    China’s Agricultural engagement in Africa: An Overview of Chinese Private Direct Investments in Ghana’s agricultural Sector and the implications for South-South Relations.

  • Kizel Liverpool

    Organization: Alcaldía Medellín - Department of Victim Care and Reparations
    Location: Medellin, Colombia
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Janine Harrott

    Organization: N/A
    Location: Accra, Ghana
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Sarah Haque

    Organization: UNESCO Dhaka Office
    Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Ban Kattan

    Organization: CARE Jordan
    Location: Amman, Jordan
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Jaafar Dirie

    Organization: Human Concern International
    Location: Somaliland
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Nabil Abbas

    Organization: Philipe Hatem Foundation for Happy Childhood (PHF)
    Location: Beirut, Lebanon
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Satyam Chawla

    Organization: Habitat for Humanity
    Location: Lusaka, Zambia
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Asuman Baba

    Organization: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TIKA)
    Location: Ankara, Turkey
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Adrian Khan

    Organization: Snowland Ranag Light of Education School
    Location: Katmandu, Nepal
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Janice Earle

    Organization: Mona Office of Research and Innovation, University of the West Indies
    Location: Kingston, Jamaica
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Jessica Kim

    Organization: Forum for African Women Educationalists (FAWE)
    Location: Nairobi, Kenya
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Ki Hwan Kim

    Organization: Global Alliance Against Traffic in Women (GAATW)
    Location: Bangkok, Thailand
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Michelle Hiu Ying Lo

    Organization: Taiwan Alliance in International Development (Taiwan AID) & National Institute of Policy Research
    Location: Taipei, Taiwan
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Rudaina Siddiqi

    Organization: Urban Resource Centre
    Location: Karachi & Lahore, Pakistan
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress...

  • Joanne Rappaport

    Organization: Wuku' Kawoq - Maya Health Alliance
    Location: Guatemala
    Year: 2014
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    In progress....

  • Lauren Spring

    Organization: Canadian Centre For Victims of Torture; Clowns Without Borders (USA)
    Location: Toronto, Canada
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    “Yes, And…” Transcending the ‘Incredible’ Through Humour After Torture. A case study with refugees at the Canadian Centre for Victims of Torture

  • Maria Sivagnanasundaram

    Organization: Nepal National Dalit Social Welfare Organization
    Location: Bakhundole; Lalitpur, Nepal
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Youth and the Invisibility of Caste Discrimination in Kathmandu

  • Aziz Orya

    Organization: UNESCO Education Unit
    Location: Kabul, Afghanistan
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Private Higher Education In Afghanistan: Exploring The Process Of Commodification of Higher Education

  • Mark Nabeta

    Organization: UNDP, Democratic Governance Unit
    Location: Nairobi, Kenya
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Fostering Good Governance Reform Through Civil Society Support: A Case Study of the Undp’s Amkeni Wakenya Programme in Kenya

  • Beth McDougall

    Organization: Maarifa Ni Ufunguo (Knowledge is the Key)
    Location: Arusha, Tanzania
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Participatory Development: Understanding the implications of community participation in the Secondary Education Development Program in Arusha City, Tanzania

  • Ghazal Mardmomen

    Organization: Family Planning Association of Islamic Republic of Iran
    Location: Theran, Iran
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Iranian Women’s Negotiations with Patriarchy: The Case of Fertility Decision-Making

  • Leah Landry

    Organization: ActionAid India, Lucknow Regional Office
    Location: Uttar Pradesh, India
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Representation of the Interests of the Poor and Historically Marginalized Groups in Rural Decentralized Institutions of Government: A Case Study of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in Uttar Pradesh, India

  • Iris Hartwig

    Organization: Research Intiatives Bangladesh
    Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Year: 2010

  • Nadalie Bardowell

    Organization: Namibian Voices for Development
    Location: Windhoek, Namibia
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Exploring the Influence of Prevailing Perceptions of Poverty in Social Policy Reform: The Case of the BIG Pilot Project in Namibia

  • Ruqaiia Al-Rubail

    Organization: Iraqi Commercial Office
    Location: Washington, D.C.
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    Iraq’s Economic Reform Policies: Prospects and Implications

  • Sarah Akhtar

    Organization: Bolivia Hydrocarbon Regulatory Assistance Project; Yunus Centre
    Location: La Paz, Santa Cruz, Bolivia, and Dhaka, Bangladesh
    Year: 2010
    MRP/Thesis abstract:
    ‘Rickshaw’nomics and ‘Morales’ization: Perspectives on Rural Healthcare in Bangladesh and Bolivia