New Faculty Profile - Leah McMillan

New Faculty Profile - Leah McMillan

Leah McMillan joins the Tyndale Business Department as Assistant Professor of International Development. Professor McMillan holds a BA Honors in Political Science and Global Studies from Wilfrid Laurier University, and she received her MA in International Development from Saint Mary’s University. She is a PhD candidate at the Balsille School of International Affairs at Wilfrid Laurier University, where she has been a fellow since 2007.

Professor McMillan has worked as a project evaluator for organizations in Ghana, Tanzania, and a Miq’Maq community in Nova Scotia. She also has considerable training in gender sensitivity and community development, including courses at the Dubai Women’s College, United Arab Emirates, and the University of Legon, Ghana.

While doing her PhD research in Tanzania, she climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in 6 days. Her dissertation is entitled, "Policies, Processes and Pedagogies: Assessing the Impact of the Education for All Policy in Urban Africa."