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Kathryn Bryk Friedman

Director, Cross-Border and International Research, Regional Institute, University at Buffalo

Kathryn is a recognized expert in cross-boundary water governance and land use, international trade, and border security issues. She has spearheaded visioning, designing, and executing a funded Canada-US research and engagement program that focuses on new approaches to solving complex multi-jurisdictional problems. She conducts legal and policy analysis, and regularly collaborates with public, private, academic, and non-profit global stakeholders to frame, facilitate, and execute strategic planning and consensus-building processes.