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Hassan Arif

PhD Candidate - Sociology, University of New Brunswick

Hassan Arif is a PhD candidate in Sociology at the University of New Brunswick in Fredericton where he is specializing in urban sociology and local government. He is also a columnist, having published for the Telegraph Journal in Saint John, the Daily Gleaner in Fredericton, as well as the Huffington Post, Sustainable Cities Collective, and Spacing. He has also contributed to Insight articles for the University of Toronto's Martin Prosperity Institute and has published a paper on economic development in smaller jurisdictions for the Canadian-American Center at the University of Maine.

Hassan is active in his community, being involved with Transition Fredericton, a group promoting environmental sustainability in the city. Also, Hassan has done consultation work in the areas of transportation policy and legal aid reform with the Province of New Brunswick.

You can follow him on twitter at @HassanNB