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The Munk School is home to world-class faculty and researchers and has more than 60 core and cross-appointed faculty and academic directors, 34 affiliated named chairs and professorships and some 230 affiliated faculty from across the University of Toronto.

Students learn from faculty and experienced leaders from a range of disciplines, linking theory with real-world experience. The curriculum focuses on the five pillars — global security, global development, human rights and global justice, innovation policy and global markets — giving students the necessary tools to become effective practitioners and leaders in their chosen field.

Get to know the faculty, lecturers and staff that support the Master of Global Affairs program below.

Stephan Heblich teaches a class
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Program Coordinator, Master of Global Affairs
Sarah Beamish
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
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University Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy and the Department of Political Science
Munk Chair of Innovation Studies
Co-Director, Innovation Policy Lab
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Director of Research
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Jack Cunningham
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs
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Professor, Department of Political Science
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
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Director, Professional Masters Programs
Associate Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
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Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Affiliated Faculty Member, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
 
Professional Development and Alumni Relations Coordinator
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Fellow-in-Residence, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Arturo Franco
 
Senior Fellow, Munk School
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Senior Vice President, Thought Leadership, Mastercard Center for Inclusive Growth
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Co-lead, Changing World Order area of focus, Munk School
Director, East Asia Seminar Series
Associate Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
Danielle Goldfarb
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Rafael Gomez
 
Associate professor of employment relations
Director of the Centre for Industrial Relations and Human Resources
Benoît Gomis
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Evelyn Guindon
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
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Munk Chair in Applied Economics
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Dan Herman
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Rory Johnston
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Andres Kasekamp
 
Professor, Department of History
Chair of Estonian Studies, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian and Eurasian Studies
Rie Kijima - photo by Alexis MacDonald
 
Assistant Professor
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for the Study of Global Japan
Tong Lam
 
Director, Global Taiwan Studies Initiative
Associate Professor, Department of Historical Studies, UTM
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Director, Global Justice Lab
Distinguished Professor of Global Justice
Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Professor, Department of Sociology
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Director, Centre for the Study of Global Japan
Chair in Japanese Politics and Global Affairs
Professor, Munk School
Professor, Department of Political Science
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Director, Munk School
Professor, Department of Political Science
Professor, Munk School
Director, PEARL
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Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Professor, Department of Political Science
Branka Marijan
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Scott McKnight
 
Post-doctoral fellow, Innovation Policy Lab
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Dan Munro
 
Senior Fellow, Innovation Policy Lab
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program
Dani Nedal
 
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science
Assistant Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
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Associate Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Affiliated Faculty, Centre for European, Russian, and Eurasian Studies
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Associate Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science
CEO, International Centre for Tax and Development / Local Government Revenue Initiative (LoGRI)
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Recruitment and Admissions Officer
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Global Internship Coordinator, Master of Global Affairs program
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Professor, Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy
Presidential Advisor on the Environment, Climate Change and Sustainability
Professor, School of the Environment
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Director, Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy
Assistant Professor, Teaching Stream, Department of Economics
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R. F. Harney Professor and Director of the Ethnic, Immigration and Pluralism Studies Program
Professor of Law, Political Science and Global Affairs
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University Professor
Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management, Department of Political Science
Matt Wilder
 
Lecturer, Master of Global Affairs program