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Heidi Tworek


Associate Professor and Tier 2 Canada Research Chair, School of Public Policy and Global Affairs, University of British Columbia

Dr. Heidi Tworek is a Canada Research Chair (Tier II) and Associate Professor, jointly appointed at the School of Public Policy and Global Affairs and History. Tworek received her BA (Hons) in Modern and Medieval Languages with a double first from Cambridge University and earned her PhD in History from Harvard University. She is an award-winning researcher of media, communications, health, platform governance, and international organizations. Tworek is co-editor of Journal of Global History. She is a senior fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation as well as a non-resident fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. Tworek’s work has been featured in the New York Times, Financial Times, CNN, CBC, and many other publications. She previously held the position of Assistant Director of Undergraduate Studies and Lecturer in the History Department at Harvard University.

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