Vidal Seegobin

Former Research Associate

This is the profile of a former staff member, affiliate, intern, or guest author. Biographical information is not maintained and may be out of date.

Vidal graduated with a master’s in international development from the American University in 2008 where he concentrated on globalization and development. Prior to his position as research associate, Vidal worked as a research assistant in comparative and international political economy at the School of International Service in Washington DC.

Vidal also holds an undergraduate degree in international business from Carleton University and speaks French and Japanese. He dabbles in fusion cuisine.

Research & Writing

Making Good on Disease Intelligence

By Vidal Seegobin: The attempted Christmas Day bombing of a Northwest flight from Amsterdam to Detroit once again thrust airport security into the headlines. It ignited a flurry of investigations into how 23-year-old Abdul Mutallab managed to board an…

Mapping the United States Government Engagement in Global Public Health

This report represents an effort to map the United States government’s engagement in global health activities as a basis for analysis and to help decision makers understand the scope and organization of programs, policies, authorities, funding and coor…

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