- Democracy, Mining and Development in Latin America
- Women and Mining Development
- Women and Nuclear Development
- Indigenous Women and the Mining Industry in Canada and Latin America
- Canadian foreign policy
Research Grants Information
- Kalowatie Deonandan (PI), “Women, Resistance and Mining in Guatemala.” SSHRC Insight Development Grant, 2016-18 (extended to 2021).
- Raywat Deonandan (PI) and Kalowatie Deonandan, “Mining the Gap: Aboriginal Women and the Mining Industry.” SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Grant, 2014-15.
- Kalowatie Deonandan (PI), Maureen Bourassa, Loleen Berdahl and Scott Bell, “ Establishing Social License: Women, Respect, and Stakeholder Engagement in the Nuclear Sector,” Sylvia Fedoruk Canadian Centre for Nuclear Innovation, 2015-2017.
Raywat Deonandan, Kalowatie Deonandan and Brennan Fields. 2016. Mining the Gap: Aboriginal Women and the Mining Industry. SSHRC Knowledge Synthesis Report. http://www.ideas-idees.ca/sites/default/files/sites/default/uploads/general/2016/2016_sshrc-ksg-deonandan_raywat.pdf
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2020. "A Rocky Relationship: Trudeau and the Progressive NGO Community." Presentation delivered at the School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, India, March 2.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2019. “Gender and Social License to Operate in Mining Development.” Presentation delivered in the Mining and Finance Speaker Series, Faculty of Law, University of Western Ontario. Dec. 13.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2018. "Extractive Development in Latin America: Gender, Resistance and State Control." Escola de Ciências Sociais e Humanas, University of Lisbon, June 5.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2018. “Large Scale Resource Development in the Global South and its Gendered Implications.” Invited Presentation delivered at Bhagini Nivedita College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, February 22.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2018. “Challenges to Development within a Neoliberal Globalization Framework.” Invited Presentation delivered at PGDAV College, University of Delhi, Delhi, India, February 21.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2017. “Resource Development and its Impacts on and Implications for Women and Culture in Vulnerable Contexts, “Invited paper presented at the Conference on Resource Extraction and the Rights of Women and Girls, University of Ottawa, Ottawa Ontario, October 26-27..
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2017. “NGO’s and Anti-Mining Struggles.” Presentation delivered at the Workshop on Canada’s Past and Future in the Americas, sponsored by Carleton University, Government of Canada, IDRC and the Canadian International Council, Carleton University, March 27 and 28..
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2017. “Indigenous Women’s Anti-Mining Activism: A Gendered Analysis of the El Estor Struggle in Guatemala.” Presentation delivered at Oxfam’s workshop on Gender Justice & the Extractive Industries: Setting the Change Agenda, Whittemore House, Washington, D.C, March 23.
Kalowatie Deonandan.2013. “The Governance of Natural Resource Extraction and Multilevel Federalism: Implications for Resource Communities in Canada.” Presentation delivered at the Centre for Multilevel Federalism, Institute of Social Sciences, Delhi, India, March 19.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2013. "Neoliberal Development, Megaprojects and Community Resistance in Latin A merica." Presentation delivered at the Centre for Canadian, US and Latin American Studies, Jewaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Delhi, India, March 18.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2013. “Confronting Neoliberal Development in a “Democratic” Guatemala, Humanities and Social Sciences Faculty, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN), Ahmedabad Gujarat, March 5.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2012. “India’s Search for Resources in Latin America and the Caribbean.” Presentation delivered to the Conference on Engaging India: Human and Social Dimensions of Science and Technology, Sponsored by the Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, June 3-4.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2009. “Community Resistance and Guatemala’s Extractive Sector Development: Prospects and Challenges.” Presentation at the Centre for Latin American and Caribbean Studies (Extractive Industry Research Project), York University, May 20.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2009. "Development and the Extractive Industry in Guatemala: The Canadian Dimension." Presentation at the Universidad Rafael Landivar, Guatemala City, Guatemala, March.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2009. “Canadian Foreign Policy and Gold Mining in Latin America: The Case of Guatemala.” Paper presented at the Conference on Canada and the Americas: Defining Re-Engagement, sponsored by the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, the Canadian Foundation for the Americas (FOCAL), the Centre for Trade Policy Law (Carleton University/University of Ottawa), and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT), Ottawa, March.
Kalowatie Deonandan. 2005. “The Re-Mapping of the Americas and the Corruption Pandemic: The Case of Nicaragua.” Paper presented at the Conference on Re-mapping of the Americas: Globalisation, Regionalisation and the FTAA, University of the West Indies, St.
Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, October 19-21.
Teaching & Supervision
Recently Completed MA Candidates
Mariana Rosa da Martins (MA 2019)
Nafisa Adomaa Twumwaa (MA-2019)
Jacqueline Schoenfeld (MA-2017)
Isaac Adisah-Atta (MA-2017)
Samuel Akeampong (MA-2017)
Martin Kakra-Kouame (MA-2017)
Rebecca Tatham (MA-2016) (Thesis Nominated for Award)
Dakoda Trithara (MA-2016) (Thesis Nominated for Award)
Craig Atkinson (MA-2016)
Jennifer Morgan (MA-2016)
Ali Kiani (MA-2016)
Maria Flores (ELAP Candidate, Mexico, MA-2016)
Nelson Roque Valdes (MA 2015)
Heather Jordan (MA-2014) (Thesis received the Timlin Award)
Fahimeh Behrang (MA-2012)
Lee Todd (MA -2011)
Stacie Beeer (MA-2010)
L. Veitch (MA-2009)
Jasmine Calix (MA-2008)
International Relations Theory 869.3
Topics in International Politics 867.3
Comparative Politics 847.3
Ethics and Global Politics 460.3
Topics in International Politics 461.3
International Development 402.3
Latin American Politics: From Conquest to Revolution 253.4
Latin american Politics: Democratization and Development 254.3
Latin America development foreign policy human rights indigenous mining nuclear politics resource development women
Education & Training
Awards & Honours
- YWCA Woman of Distinction (Research and Technology), awarded by YWCA May 2019
- J.W. George Ivany Award for Internationalization, awarded by University of Saskatchewan October 2014
- Visiting Professor, awarded by Delhi University IND April 2013-April 2013
- Scholar-in-Residence, awarded by Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (IITGN) IND February 2013-March 2013
- Provost's Award for Excellence in International Teaching, awarded by University of Saskatchewan May 2012