Faculty & Staff

Global College

 Jan Stewart

Jan Stewart, PhD 
Executive Director of Global College

Phone: 204.988.7106
Office: 2MS02

Jan Stewart, Ph.D is Deputy Provost and Associate Vice-President, Academic at The University of Winnipeg and Acting Executive Director of The Global College.  She has returned to the Global College after having previously served as the Director of the Institute for Children Affected by War from 2006-2011.  Read more


Lloyd Kornelsen

Lloyd Kornelsen, PhD
Director, Human Rights Degree Program

Phone: 204.786.9320
Office: 2MS08

Lloyd Kornelsen has served Global College in a variety of capacities since 2007, including executive director (acting), program consultant, practicum coordinator, and most recently, associate chair of the Joint Master’s Program (University of Winnipeg / University of Manitoba) in Peace and Conflict Studies. Read more


Dean Peachey

Dean E. Peachey, PhD 

Phone: 204.988.7112
Office: 2MS04

Dean Peachey's teaching and research focuses on transitional justice (ways of responding to human rights atrocities), peacebuilding, and reconciliation in a variety of settings. He teaches in the BA in Human Rights as well as the Joint MA in Peace and Conflict Studies. Read more



Kristi Kenyon, PhD
Assistant Professor

Phone: 204.988.7107
Office: 2MS07

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. Her research focuses on the role that non-governmental organisations play in promoting, protecting and interpreting human rights and health. Read more

Flavio Fonseca

Flavio Fonseca
Project Manager

Phone: 204.988.7102
Office: 2MS03

Flavio Fonseca is an International Development Projects' Manager and Financial Analyst. Before joining Global College at the University of Winnipeg, Flavio acquired over 17 years of experience working in various capacities as a staff member of the United States Peace Corps and the United States Agency for International Development in his home country, Nicaragua as well as East Timor, South Asia. Read more

Nivin Abdalla

Nivin Abdalla
Office Coordinator

Phone: 204.988.7105
Office: 1MS20

Nivin Abdalla has a BA in Public Relations and Advertising. Upon moving to Canada in 2014, Nivin enrolled as an international student in University of Winnipeg and obtained a Public Relations and Strategic Communication Diploma, a Marketing Management Diploma, and Management Certificate by 2015. Read more


Ruth Taronno
Practicum Coordinator, Human Rights Program

Office: 2MS29
Phone: 204.953.3845

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



Eliakim Sibanda, PhD
Chair, Peace and Conflict Studies Program (UW/UM)

Office: 3A31
Phone: 204.786.9011

Dr. Eliakim M. Sibanda researches African asylum seekers using the Italian Island, Lampedusa, as their first point of entry to Europe from Libya, Truth Commissions, largely from Africa, and social movements. Formerly, the founding director of the Global College charged with building the curriculum for Human Rights and Global Studies, and Chair of the Department of History. Read more