Med Manzanal June 2014- current
Professional Designation/Degrees: MA International Studies, BS (Honors)
Med is the President and Senior Consultant of GlobalStakes Consulting, operating in Canada and internationally working with international organizations and community agencies on issues related to immigration and settlement, international development and humanitarian programs.
Med is undertaking policy framework research in Punjab, India for the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies.
Amandip Singh Sidhu July 2014-Current
Professional Designation/Degrees: MBA, PMP
Amandip is a management professional with 15 years of experience spanning the public and private sectors. His research interests include: Sikhism, Corporate Ethics based on Sikh Values, Management and the use of new media to convey messages regarding traditions and social issues.
Amandip is engaging with the Centre for Indo Canadian Studies in projects related to the Sikh Heritage Museum as well as other CICS future projects.
Mohammed Sohail Dhillon January 2014-April 2014
Professional Designation/Degrees: Phd Candidate, Panjab University, Chandigarh
Mohammed is a Junior Research Fellow in the Department of Public Administration, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India and pursuing my Ph.D. there. I am working on analysis of regulatory mechanism in higher education in India. The Centre for Indo-Canadian Studies welcomed Mr. Mohammad Sohail in the winter semester, 2014 to engage in secondary source research for a five week period. Sohail worked under the guidance of Dr. B.S Ghuman of Panjab University, Chandigarh, who is a Senior Faculty Associate and a colleague of the CICS. Sohail was also supervised by CICS Director, Satwinder Kaur Bains.
Lovepreet Vehniwal May 2013-July 2013
Professional Designation/Degrees: Masters in Social Work (MSW)
Lovepreet Vehniwal had worked under the guidance and supervision of CICS Director, Satwinder Kaur Bains. Lovepreet was an MSW student and defended his dissertation in August 2013. Lovepreet's topic was on the health related problems of senior Punjabi immigrants and other problems faced by them inside the house and outside within the diaspora.
Parveer Ghuman May 2013-July 2013
Professional Designation/Degrees: LLB Student Majoring in Economics
Parveer Ghuman, a student visiting from Panjab University had been engaged in a research internship under the supervision of CICS Director, Satwinder Kaur Bains. As a result of the internship, Parveer produced a report titled: “Canadian government, justice and community response to domestic violence with special reference to Violence Against Women in Relationships Policy in British Columbia (VAWIR); recommendations for improving the policy and framework in India.” The paper reviews the global statistics on domestic violence along with the specific trends in Canada and India. The focus of this report is on the British Columbia Violence Against Women in Relationships Policy 2010. Click ' in order to read a pdf of the article.
Dr. Krishna Mohan January 1-29, 2013
Professional Designation/Degrees: Ph.D., M.Phil, M.A.
The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies was pleased to host Dr. Krishna Mohan, a Professor of Geography in Panjab University, Chandigarh. Dr. Mohan enjoyed a two-week stay in which he attended Dr. Garry Fehr’s classes, CICS DIrector, Satwinder Bains’s classes, and also took part in community and advisory meetings.
Dr. Mohan gave a public lecture on Monday, January 28th titled “Regional Development in India: Challenges.” The talk was well attended by faculty and staff as well as students in the Geography department.
Ravinder Singh January 1-29, 2013
Professional Designation/Degrees: Phd Student in Geography, Panjab University
The Centre for Indo Canadian Studies was pleased to host Ravinder Singh, a Phd student in the Department of Geography also at Panjab University, Chandigarh. Ravinder enjoyed a two-week stay in which he attended Dr. Garry Fehr’s classes, CICS Director Satwinder Bains’s classes, and also took part in community and advisory meetings.