Clare Church is a research officer for IISD’s Resilience Program. Her work focuses on environment, conflict and peacebuilding, analyzing the connections between environmental change, natural resources and security.
Clare brings a diverse background in political science and investigative journalism, with an emphasis on issues of human rights and international relations. Her past experience includes conducting archival research for investigative news outlets and documentaries, as well as providing reporting and writing for news organizations such as OpenDemocracy, New York Magazine and Philanthropy New York.
She completed her Master of Arts from New York University, where she also served as a teaching assistant for courses in research methodology. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts from the University of Waterloo in political science and history. She is currently based in Toronto, Canada.