Paige Percy (she/her) is from and currently based out of Toledo, Ontario. Prior to joining the Master of Environmental Policy Program, Paige completed her Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Political Science, Philosophy, and International Politics. During her time at Mount Allison, Paige also studied abroad at the City University of Hong Kong, focusing on environmental politics and policy.
Under the supervisor of Dr. Roza Tchoukaleyska, Paige’s thesis research will explore rural/urban public space activism, agrarian actors and populism. More broadly, Paige’s research interests are gender, accessible policy, and conceptualization/categorization of topics.
Paige is an extremely active community member and volunteer. Paige is alumni of the YWCA’s National Young Women’s Leadership Program 2019/2020 Cohort, the 2019 Daughters of the Vote Delegation, New Brunswick’s Cross-Cultural Youth Project, and Shake Up the Establishment’s Mover and Shakers Program. Currently, Paige is a youth speaker with Plan International Canada, a youth member of Alliance Canada Hong Kong, and an active member in the YWCA Community advocating for gender equality.
In 2020 alone, Paige was the recipient of the Ian Webb Scholarship, Mount Allison’s Political Science Departmental Award, and Mount Allison’s Student Leadership Pin. Furthermore, in 2020 Paige has been published with the Atlantic International Studies Organization Journal (ATLIS) and the Journal of Librarianship & Information Science.
Paige is an admitted politics fanatic (see fake picture with Bernie Sanders), but in her free time, she enjoys hanging out with her friends, listening to music and has recently taken up sewing in hopes of wearing her own creations by the time the pandemic is over.