About & My CV

Nolan Kraszkiewicz in March 2015

(Last Updated: 16 April 2015)

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Curriculum Vitae

Letters of Recommendation


Nolan Kraszkiewicz is currently a graduate student at the University of Waterloo in Waterloo, Ontario, Canada with the Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) program at Conrad Grebel University College. Nolan is a graduate of the University of Oklahoma, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts, B.A., double major in Political Science and Islamic Studies, with minor(s) in International Security Studies and Philosophy. Nolan was named to the Dean’s Honor Roll for academic excellence and selected twice for publication in OU's academic journals.

A Native Oklahoman, Nolan is also a dual U.S./Canadian citizen. An avid world traveler, Nolan spent all three of his summers while in university overseas. Nolan was an active participant in OU's study abroad program, where he studied in Istanbul, Turkey in summer 2011 and Brussels, Belgium in summer 2012.

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Curriculum Vitae


University of Waterloo, Waterloo, ON, Canada
Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS)                          Currently Attending
Program: Conflict Transformation and Peace-Building.                    (Projected: December 2015)

University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK, U.S.A.
Bachelor of Arts: Political Science and Islamic Studies               August 2009 - May 2013
Minor: International Security Studies and Philosophy
Honors: Dean’s Honor Roll for Academic Excellence

Vesalius College, Brussels, Belgium
Summer Study Abroad Program                                                  Summer 2012
Program Focus: Islam in European Politics and
Democratic Transitions in Central and Eastern Europe

Bogazici University, Istanbul, Turkey
Summer Study Abroad Program                                                  Summer 2011
Program Focus: Sociology of Religion and World Philosophy

Global Peace Centre Canada, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Founding Advisor (Technologist & Social Media Specialist)      October 2014 - Current
Managing social media outreach, assisting communications 
policy, and handling technology aspects of the organization.

Project Ploughshares, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
Conference Rapporteur                                                                  September 2014
Writing policy points from the ‘WWI and Contemporary Policy 
on War and Peace’ conference for publication.

Best Buy (U.S.A. & Canada)
Windows Consultant                                                                      August 2013 – Fall 2014
Interfacing with customers to assess their technology needs 
in order to deliver the best possible solution.
Certifications: Microsoft Office, Windows OS, & Mac OS X.
Awards: Top Level Performer in Revenue, One-Year Service 
Recognition, and Customer Service Awards.

TheNolanK.com, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Operator, Web Designer, and Sole Contributor                          April 2011 – Current
Created, designed, and maintained an internationally acclaimed
academic blog featuring the research, essays, and adventures
associated with my collegiate studies and world travels.

Mic (Formerly PolicyMic), New York, USA
Geopolitics Reporter & Featured Pundit                                      March 2012 – July 2013
Wrote regular articles covering global security issues,
the Syrian Uprising, human rights, and American politics.

Sky News, London, United Kingdom (Operated in Moore, OK)
Intelligence and Local Fixer                                                           Temporary: May 2013
Local intelligence asset, hosted foreign bureau of Sky News.

The Oklahoma Daily, Norman, Oklahoma, USA
Opinion Columnist                                                                         Fall 2010 – Fall 2012
Wrote opinion pieces for the University of Oklahoma student
newspaper; covering current issues in politics and foreign affairs.

Group of 78 Annual Policy Conference, Ottawa, ON, Canada        2015 – Print
“Concluding Roundtable Summary: What can we learn
from WW1 to make the 21st century a century of peace?”

OU Religious Studies Student Journal, Vol. 7, Norman, OK     2014 – Print
“Martyrdom and the Afterlife in Islam: Analyzing
Theological Justifications in Extremist Ideologies“

OU Religious Studies Student Journal, Vol. 6, Norman, OK     2013 – Print
“Don’t Preach in My Classroom and I Won’t Think in
Your Church: Examining America’s Evolution Debate”           

Shabab Libya: Libyan Youth Movement, Tripoli, Libya           2012 - Web
“What Happened in Benghazi: The U.S. Response and
Reactions to the 2012 Consulate Attack in Benghazi, Libya”           

English – Native Language
French – Basic understanding; Read/Write with modest proficiency

Master of Peace and Conflict Studies (MPACS) Society at
Conrad Grebel University College, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
General Member                                                                              Fall 2014 - Current

OU Religious Studies Club, Norman, OK
Director of Public Relations                                                           Fall 2011 - Spring 2013
Responsible for matters concerning communications, public
affairs, networking, event planning, and print publishing.
General Member                                                                              Fall 2009 - Spring 2013

Expert Proficiencies:
Desktop Publishing – Microsoft Office
Graphic Design – Adobe Creative Suite & GIMP 2.8.14                 
Brainbench.com Transcript: #7980129


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