Eleanor Vaughan is a junior fellow with the Independent Women's Forum. Originally from Toronto, she holds a B.A. with First Class Honors in political science from McGill University. Eleanor has been active in politics, both on and off campus, and was a visiting student at the University of Nottingham. She is currently pursuing a M.A. in political science at Columbia University where her research focuses on the construction of international environmental regimes. Her interests include international relations, Canadian and American politics, and environmental policy. She enjoys sharp wit and free markets.