BA in Human Rights Faculty

Global College


Kristi KenyonKristi Kenyon, PhD
Director of Human Rights Degree Program 

Phone: 204.988.7107
Office: 2MS05

Dr. Kenyon's research and teaching is informed and inspired by more than fifteen years working in, on and with civil society organisations in Southern Africa, South East Asia and Canada in the areas of health and human rights. Her research examines the intersections between health and human rights and their social, cultural, political and legal contexts. She has a particular interest in the role that NGOs and social movements play in promoting and protecting human rights and health. Read more

Lloyd KornelsenLloyd Kornelsen, PhD
Executive Director of Global College (Acting) 

Phone: 204.786.7532
Office: 2MS02

Lloyd Kornelsen has served Global College in a variety of capacities since 2007, including Executive Director (acting), program consultant, practicum coordinator, and associate chair of the Joint Master’s Program in Peace and Conflict Studies. Currently he is the Acting Executive Director of Global College. Read more

Shauna LabmanShauna Labman, PhD
Associate Professor

Phone: 204.988.7112
Office: 2MS04


Dr. Shauna Labman is a legal scholar who writes and speaks extensively on refugee law, resettlement and private refugee sponsorship within a broader context of human rights and public international law.  She focuses on the layered influences of law on public policy and government positioning. Read more 

Ruth TaronnoRuth Taronno
Practicum Coordinator,
Human Rights Program 


Ruth Taronno has been the Menno Simons College Practicum Director for International Development Studies and Conflict Resolution Studies since 1999. She has extensive experience building relationships with local and international community organizations and with matching students to organizations. Read more


Contract Academic Staff (CAS)

Saad Khan's pictureSaad Ahmad Khan, PhD
Instructor, CAS

Phone: 204.988.7102
Office: 2MS04

Instructor, CAS Saad Ahmad Khan is an academic and international human rights lawyer whose work focuses on the dynamics which lead to radicalization of second-generation immigrants in countries such as Canada. His other research areas include international law and counter-terrorism, international criminal law, immigrant experiences of resettlement, post-conflict/post-peace accord rebuilding and civil liberties in a polarized world. He has published Perceptions of Ethnicity, Religion, and Radicalization among Second-Generation Pakistani-Canadians: Unity in Diversity? Saad has been a part of the Global College Community since 2014.