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BA in Human Rights Faculty

Shauna LabmanShauna Labman, PhD

Executive Director, Global College
Director of Human Rights Program (Acting)
Associate Professor

Phone: 204.988.7112
Email: s.labman@uwinnipeg.ca 
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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.

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Saad Ahmad KhanSaad Ahmad Khan, PhD


Phone: 204.988.7102
Email: sa.khan@uwinnipeg.ca
Office: 2MS03

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. 

Matthew HamiltonMatthew Hamilton, PhD


Phone: 204.786.9247
Email: m.hamilton@uwinnipeg.ca
Office: 2MS04


Matthew Hamilton is a political theorist whose research specializes in democratic, legal, and critical theory. He completed his PhD at the University of Toronto.

In addition to teaching in the area of history of political thought and moral philosophy, Professor Hamilton's teaching interests include legal/constitutional theory and human rights, genocide studies, post-colonialism, global justice, feminism, public policy and public administration.

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Ruth TaronnoRuth Taronno

Practicum Coordinator, Human Rights Program  

Phone: 204.988.7687
Email: r.taronno@uwinnipeg.ca
Office: 2MS07 

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.

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Lloyd KornelsenLloyd Kornelsen, PhD

Associate Professor (on leave)

Phone: 204.786.7532
Email: l.kornelsen@uwinnipeg.ca
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.

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Kristi KenyonKristi Kenyon, PhD

Director of Human Rights Program (on leave)

Phone: 204.988.7107
Email: kr.kenyon@uwinnipeg.ca
Office: 2MS05

Dr. Kenyon's research and teaching is informed and inspired by more than fifteen years working in, on and with civil society organizations 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.

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Dale BarbourDale Barbour, PhD

Contract Academic Staff
Email: d.barbour@uwinnipeg.ca

Dale Barbour grew up in Manitoba’s Interlake and worked in journalism and communications before getting into history. He has degrees from the University of Manitoba, (BA. (HON), MA) and the University of Toronto (PhD) and served as the University of Winnipeg’s H. Sanford Riley Postdoctoral Fellow in Canadian History in 2021. Over the past five years Dale has worked as a course instructor at the University of Winnipeg, University of Manitoba, and Brandon University teaching courses on Manitoba, Canada, and the world.

Dale has published two books: Undressed Toronto: From the Swimming Hole to Sunnyside, How a City Learned to Love the Beach, 1850-1935 (UofM Press, 2021) and Winnipeg Beach: Leisure and Courtship in a Resort Town, 1900-1967 (UofM Press, 2011). Dale is currently working on a collaborative historical atlas focused on Winnipeg.