Mitchell Robitaille is currently pursuing a Master of Arts degree, with a concentration in International Development Policy, at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. He holds a Bachelor of Commerce degree in Management Science from the John Molson School of Business at Concordia University. His research interests are in the areas of aid effectiveness and South-South Cooperation.
Prior to commencing his graduate studies, Mitch worked as a Project Coordinator with an agricultural development NGO in rural Tanzania, helping smallholder farmers improve their business acumen and transition to cooperative work structures. He is also an alumnus of the UNA-Canada International Development & Diplomacy Internship Programme, having worked with the United Nations Development Programme in Zimbabwe. His international experience also includes teaching placements in both American Samoa and China.