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Ruth Taronno

Global College


Ruth Taronno, Interim Practicum Director

Office: 2MS29
Phone: 204.953.3845
Email: r.taronno@uwinnipeg.ca


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. She has also taught IDS and CRS courses and for a number of years she taught a course familiar to many Human Rights students – Humanitarian Aid and Conflict. Ruth was a peace activist for many years and was particularly interested in the children and peace education, and the role of UN Peacekeeping and the Canadian Military in international settings. She enjoyed working with HR students in her interim role as practicum coordinator this past winter/spring and is excited to continue this position in an ongoing role starting in September 2018.