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Christopher Olsen
Whitby, Canada
Soon to be graduating graduate student who researched human rights, refugees, and international migration. Have greater than 5 years experience working with migrants and refugees. Seeking challenging opportunities.
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Area of Expertise:
  • Capacity Building, Training, Advocacy, Political
  • Human Rights, Law, Migration, Conflicts, Justice
  • Monitoring, Evaluation, Policy, Research, Analysis
Professional Experience:
Worked a variety of jobs within research requiring proposal drafting, grant writing, analysis and reporting. In addition have cross-cultural communication skills, negotiation, and network development skills obtained from a variety of volunteer positions held with social service organizations who assist newcomers to Canada.
Education:
2012 – May 2017
(Thesis under review)
(1.5 year leave taken)
Masters of Science in Medicine
Specializing in Community Health & Humanities.
Memorial University of Newfoundland.
Title: Critical Examination of Canadian Immigration Policy and the “Bogus” Refugee Discourse: 2012-2015.

2010 – 2012 Bachelors of Arts (Graduated with Distinction)
Major: Anthropology, Minor: Sociology.
University of Alberta.

2004 – 2009 Bachelors of Science
Major: Psychology, Minor: Biology.
University of Alberta.
Affiliations and Achievements:
May 2014
Canadian Disaster and Humanitarian Response Training Certificate.
Canadian Consortium for Humanitarian Training.
McGill University.

Sept 2014
Graduate Research Grant
Newfoundland and Labrador Center for Applied Health Research.

Publications:
• Olsen, C., El-Bialy, R., Mckelvie, M., Rauman, P., & Brunger, F. (2014). “Other” Troubles: Deconstructing Perceptions and Changing Responses to Refugees in Canada. Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health, 1-9.





Available for:
  • Consulting assignments
  • Job opportunities
  • Internships / Fellowships

    Years of Experience:
    5-10 years
    Highest Qualification:
    Bachelors
    Languages:
    English
    Nationality:
    Canada
    LinkedIn Profile: www.linkedin.com/in/christopher-olsen
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