Anastasia Volkov is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. Anastasia has policy experience in the provincial and municipal levels of government, as well as academia and private sector. Her interests include institutional innovation, participatory decision-making, equity-centered design thinking, and community capacity-building. Anastasia holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with High Distinction in Public Policy and City Studies from the University of Toronto Scarborough.
Nicholas R. K. Thompson is a Master of Public Policy candidate at the University of Toronto’s Munk School of Global Affairs & Public Policy. He currently serves as a Research Associate at the Munk School’s Policy, Elections & Representation Lab led by Dr. Peter Loewen. Nicholas has held a variety of political roles ranging from Queen’s Park to Parliament Hill. His primary research interest is the intersection of policy and politics. Nicholas holds a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) with Distinction in Political Studies from Queen’s University.