President

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PRESIDENT, BOARD OF DIRECTORS

DR. GLENYS A. BABCOCK

3[1]Dr. Babcock is a Research Design and Methodology expert who specializes in conflict resolution, peace stabilization, and democratization.

For more than twenty years Glenys has equipped leaders in government, business, and the not-for-profit sector with the sophisticated research and analysis they need to make better decisions.

Past clients include such diverse organizations as the World Bank, US Army, Microsoft, and World Vision.

Former roles in a notable career include:

  • Consultant to the RAND Corporation
  • Vice President at Ipsos Public Affairs
  • Director of Titan Group for Public Policy Analysis
  • Scholar in Residence at the Canadian Institute of International Affairs.

Glenys holds a PhD and MPhil in public policy  analysis (specializing in Russian Affairs), an MA and BA in international  relations, and a BA in mathematics. She has lived in the United States, UK, and  Russia, and currently resides in Canada.

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Podcast. CBC’s The Current.
After the DRC election ballots are counted
Babcock commentary begins at 9min 50sec mark
(November 25, 2011)

SUBJECT MATTER EXPERTISE

  • Conflict resolution
  • Democratization
  • Political risk assessment
  • Corporate social responsibility
  • Radicalization to violent extremism

REGIONAL EXPERTISE

  • Congo, Democratic Republic
  • Georgia (South Ossetia)
  • Liberia
  • Pakistan (Balochistan)
  • Sri Lanka

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Research design & methodology
  • Survey research
  • Multivariate statistical analysis
  • Qualitative research
  • Performance metrics and evaluation

EDUCATION

Ph.D. in Public Policy Analysis  (RAND Graduate School)
M.Phil. in Public Policy Analysis (RAND Graduate School)
M.A. in International Relations (Univ of Toronto)
B.A. International Relations (Univ of Toronto)
B.A. Mathematics (Queen’s University, Canada)