Prof. Rebecca Tiessen
Professor, University of Ottawa
Rebecca Tiessen is a Professor in the School of International Development and Global Studies and Director of the Gender, Peace and Security Collaboratory at the University of Ottawa. Her research and teaching focus on youth and women as agents of change for gender equality, peace and security. She has more than 100 publications focusing on gender and development and youth volunteering. Her most recent edited collection is titled: Innovations in Gender Equality and Women’s Empowerment: Understanding the Role of International Development Volunteers as Transnational Actors, co-authored with Benjamin J. Lough, Tiffany Laursen, Khursheed Sadar, (eds.), 2021), Germany: Nomos.