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Student Fellows

John Lemieux Student Fellows


Logan Bates

Logan Bates is studying for his Master of Arts in Political Science at Concordia University. Before moving to Montreal, Logan received his Bachelor of Arts in International Affairs from the University of Georgia (UGA). While at UGA, Logan was able to study Spanish and political science in Mexico, and intern in the U.S. Senate in D.C. During the pandemic, he was able to intern remotely with PRoTechos, a non-profit in Puerto Rico seeking to rebuild roofs following Hurricane Maria, as a research intern.

Logan Bates will work on the Principles for Peace.


Nadia Trudel

Nadia Trudel is an undergraduate student at Concordia University double majoring in journalism and creative writing. She has worked for Global Affairs Canada and the Canadian Association of Journalists, and written for The Concordian, Cult MTL, Daily Hive, and Scribbles. She is a one-time playwright, and hosts and produces Seoul Sister on CJLO1690AM. Her multi-disciplinary work has focused on culture and social justice, as she is passionate about intersectional feminism, LGBTQ+ rights, and anti-racism.

Nadia Trudel will work on hate speech and technology.


George Tsagaroulis

George Tsagaroulis is a graduate student in Public Policy and Public Administration at Concordia University. He also completed his undergraduate studies at Concordia where he majored in sociology and minored in law and society. He currently volunteers for the Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth where he works on the Education and Capacity Building team. He is most interested in digital and defense policy as well as sustainable development and enjoys working on and learning about international relations subjects. Having worked with MIGS in the past, George was able to gain a deeper understanding of the impacts of AI and digital tech on human rights. His experiences have made him eager to continue working with the institute on digital authoritarianism. In January 2021, George will begin an internship at CAE Inc. in the Defense and Security branch where he will work as an Industrial and Technological Benefits analyst.

George Tsagaroulis will focus on digital authoritarianism.

Past Interns

Clementine Blateau

Levon Mouradian

Sooraya Peerally

Karen Rubbo

Antoine Tremblay

Thelma Guerrin

Patrick Groeneveld-Meijer

Helena Lang

Fatou C.D. Ndiaye

Haley Moore

Caroline Feldner

Alexandrine Royer

Duncan Cooper

Rutvi Ajmera 

Isabela Coleho

Greer Nicholson

Emily Enright

Silke Melbye-Hansen

Isabelle Tamoj

Lilian Leifert

Cedrick Mulcair

Chantalle Gonzalez Lopez

Marrisa Fortune

Riley Haley

Erin Storus

May White-Vimouth

Nathalie Hitimana

Zach Sementes

Zach Paikin

Arvin Eyunni

Adan Suazo

Lea Watrin 

Meaghan Shevell

Camila Gomez-Perales

Alejandra Espinosa

Adrien Orloowski

Aminka Belvitt

Randy Pinsky

Myriam Menard

Jonathan Rozen

Neekoo Collett

Sarah Wiley

Kaitlin Davella

Christoph Semken previously served as an Assistant for Information Technology and is currently completing his Master of Arts in International Relations and Economics at the University of Aberdeen. His latest publication "Tracking the Blue: Phone and Vehicle Location Systems for UN Peacekeeping" is available at

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