Manuelle Chanoine is a candidate for the University of Waterloo M.A. in global governance based at the Balsillie School of International Affairs (BSIA), as well as a CIGI junior fellow. She completed her B.A. at the University of Victoria in political science with a minor in environmental studies. Her research centres in the field of development and the environment, and she is currently researching alternatives to economic growth and the implications of these alternatives for development strategies in the Global South.