Thomas is a University of Alberta alumni, having completed an honours degree in political science and history, and peace and post conflict studies certificate. With a research background in peacebuilding and political behaviour studies, Thomas’ professional work involves career education, dialogue facilitation, and public engagement, in the post secondary, non-profit, and governmental sectors. Thomas is a web content writer at Global Peace Careers, developing content and online resources to help GPC readers learn more about global peace projects and find meaningful ways to develop peace-related skills and work opportunities.
Global Peace Careers was founded by Robert Fellner in 2017. Robert has 10+ years of working experience in human rights. Previously he worked as Global Human Rights EdTech Manager at Amnesty International where he developed action-oriented educational experiences on Amnesty’s Human Rights Academy, edX and Future Learn. Beside running Global Peace Careers and the sister-platform Human Rights Careers, Robert worked as staff member, consultant and independent expert for international organizations including ICMPD, UNITAR and OHCHR. Robert has a masters in Human Rights and in Literature and has previously worked as lecturer at Ain Shams University in Cairo. His work has taken Robert to Egypt, UK, Lebanon, India, Poland, Russia, Canada, South Africa and Spain.