Bio (Wanda Krause)
Wanda Krause has 15 years of experience as a scholar-practitioner leading action research focused projects. Her work has measured the impact on civil society of women leading political change. She relies upon qualitative methodologies and leverages the insight of feminist and critical epistemologies for her work. Her research experience is on women’s leadership, gender, organizational development, civil society and the Middle East. She was senior research fellow at the School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS), assistant professor at Qatar Foundation and Qatar University in Doha, Qatar and lecturer at the American University of Sharjah in the United Arab Emirates. Krause is a former research fellow at the London School of Economics (LSE).
Krause founded educational institutions in the Middle East and expanded and developed strategic planning and evaluation of governmental and non-governmental programs in Canada. Her focus has been on improving the conditions for Canada’s northern Indigenous communities. She coaches and mentors clients for organizational, leadership and online business development. Drawing on many years of global and local encounters with diverse communities, Krause is highly sensitive and appreciative of the benefits of inter-cultural exchange and collaboration.
Krause holds a PhD in Politics of the Middle East from the University of Exeter in the UK (2007), a Master of Arts in Political Science/International Relations from the University of Guelph (2002) and a Bachelor of Arts in German Linguistics and English Literature and Linguistics (double degree) with a minor in Social Psychology from the University of Saarlandes in Germany (1994).