Julianne Piper is a Research Fellow and Project Coordinator in the Faculty of Health Sciences at Simon Fraser University. Julianne holds a Master in International Affairs from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva and a Bachelor of Arts in International Relations from the University of British Columbia. Her research interests include global health security, global health governance and public policy.
Simon Wallace is a PhD student at Osgoode Hall Law School, York University. Before returning to graduate school, he was an immigration and refugee lawyer who worked almost exclusively with immigration detainees facing imminent deportation from Canada. He has appeared before the Supreme Court of Canada, the Federal Court of Canada, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice, and various administrative tribunals.
Diana Rayes is a PhD Candidate in International Health at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health, specializing in the impact of conflict and displacement on refugee and migrant health. She served as an immigration and COVID-19 policy volunteer for the Biden campaign and was recognized as a 2020 New America Middle Eastern and North African American National Security & Foreign Policy Next Generation Leader.
Tara Hansen is completing her second year at the University of Calgary Faculty of Law, with a focus on national security law. She is keen to pursue further work in the area of Canadian National Security upon graduating.
Michael Nesbitt is a Professor of Law, University of Calgary, Faculty of Law, a Senior Fellow with the Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies, and a Fellow with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. He teaches and researches in the areas of criminal, national security and anti-terrorism laws.
Greg Fyffe was President of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies from 2012 until 2021. He is retired from the Public Service of Canada where he served as head of the Intelligence Assessment Branch from 2000 to 2008. His second career has been as a teacher/facilitator of professional courses covering intelligence, leadership, strategy and public policy at the Telfer Centre for Executive Leadership, the University of Ottawa Centre on Public Management and Policy (Odell House), and the Canada School of the Public Service.