People

Executive Committee

 
David Black
Chair, Political Science
Human rights in the foreign policies of South Africa and Canada, Canadian policy towards Africa, and sport and world politics
Brian Bow
Political Science
Security policy coordination, regional cooperation, North America, and Canada-US relations
John Cameron
International Development Studies
Development theory, indigenous local government in Latin America, and rural development in Latin America
Frank Harvey
Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
Deterrence, crisis bargaining, decision-making, strategic defence, and ethnic conflict
Shelly Whitman
Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative
Child soldiers, peace, human security, development, and international institutions
Ruben Zaiotti
Political Science/EUCE
International security, border control, immigration policy, European Union foreign policy, and transatlantic relations

Faculty Fellows

 
Peter Arthur
Political Science
Capacity development, good governance, and socioeconomic development in Africa
Jennifer Baechler
Rowe School of Business
Security-development nexus, civil-military coordination, peacebuilding and post-conflict reconstruction, organizational design and culture
Aldo Chircop
Law, Marine Affairs
Ocean policy and law, Arctic shipping, and maritime law
Margaret Denike
Political Science, GWST
Human rights
Robert G. Finbow
Political Science
Political economy, trade and social policy, Canada-EU Trade Agreement, regional politics in Canada
Anders Hayden
Political Science
Politics of climate change, critical perspectives on economic growth, alternative economic indicators
Jennifer Llewellyn
Law
Restorative justice, human rights, international law, and feminist legal theory 
Leah Sarson
Political Science
Canadian foreign policy, feminist theory and research methods, and global indigenous politics
Matthew Schnurr
International Development Studies
Agricultural biotechnology in Africa, environmental security and conflict, and histories of development 

Research Fellows

 
Erin Baines
University of British Columbia
Transitional justice, humanitarianism and forced displacement, gender and armed conflict
Jean-Christophe Boucher
MacEwan University
Canadian foreign and defence policy, media and public opinion, conflict analysis
Timothy Hiu-Tung Choi
CMSS, University of Calgary
Seapower, Maritime Strategy, Strategic Theory, Maritime Security, Naval History, UNCLOS, Scandinavia, Mine Warfare, Shipbuilding, Nordic
Sean Clark
Hearne Group
Political economy of international security, rise and fall of great powers, history, political leadership
Jeff Collins
University of Prince Edward Island
Naval policy and procurement, Canadian defence policy, international security
Molly den Heyer
Roméo Dallaire Child Soldiers Initiative
Critical approaches to aid administration, monitoring and evaluation, aid policy, development theory
Marc Doucet
St. Mary's University
Critical security studies, governmentality, contemporary international interventions, peacekeeping reform, protection of civilians
Maya Eichler
Mount Saint Vincent University
Gender and armed forces, veterans, foreign and defence policy, community-engaged research on war
Aaron Ettinger
University of Waterloo
IR theory, neoliberalism, military privatization
J. Andrew Grant
Queen's University
African security, conflict and cooperation in natural resource sectors, non-state armed groups, and post-conflict reconstruction
Ann Griffiths
Canadian Naval Review
Security and defence, human rights, peacebuilding, democratization and federalism
David N. Griffiths
Regional maritime security cooperation, “track two” diplomacy
Steven Holloway
StFX (ret'd)
Canadian foreign policy, international organizations
Sabrina Hoque
International development, international organizations, governance
Robert Huebert
University of Calgary
Canadian defence and foreign policy, circumpolar relations, and ocean governance
Kristi Kenyon
University of Winnipeg
Human rights, civil society, health, sub-Saharan Africa, development
Adam Lajeunesse
StFX
Arctic history, policy, and security issues
Eric Lerhe
Royal Canadian Navy (ret'd)
Naval strategy, maritime security, procurement and capabilities, defence policy
David S. McDonough
Macdonald-Laurier Institute  
Canadian defence and security policy, Asia-Pacific security, strategic studies
Dave Murray
CSIS (ret'd)
Intelligence, national security, counter-terrorism
Can E. Mutlu
Acadia University
Border Security; Technology, Architecture and Design; Immigration, Refugee, and Asylum Policies in Europe and the Middle East, Research Methods in Critical Security Studies.
David Perry
Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Canadian defence policy, defence procurement and finance
Mark Sloan
Royal Canadian Navy (ret'd)
Maritime security, operational responses to piracy, the Arctic 
Heather Smith
University of Northern British Columbia
Canadian foreign policy, creative pedagogy, feminist research, indigenous issues
Carla Suarez
University of British Columbia
Civilian agency during and after armed conflict, critical theory, Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America
Larry Swatuk
University of Waterloo
Africa, environmental and natural resource governance, esp. water resources 
Susan Thomson
Colgate University
State-society relations in Africa, esp. in post-conflict countries, Kenya, Rwanda
Rebecca Tiessen
University of Ottawa
Experiential learning, Canada's promotion of women's rights and gender equality abroad
Brian Tomlinson
CCIC (ret'd)
Official development assistance, civil society organizations in development cooperation
Alex Wilner
NPSIA
Deterrence theory, terrorism and counterterrorism, intelligence studies, national security policy, strategic foresight
Ian Wood
Naval Attache, Canadian Embassy in Washington
Canadian foreign and defence policy, maritime strategy, and maritime security operations

Doctoral Fellows                                 

Nafisa Abdulhamid                                                                                                

Humanitarian intervention, Rise of Salafi-jihadist organizations in the Middle East and North Africa, Gender and Development, Approaches to Development in the Global South (specifically Micro-Finance).  
David Beitelman International relations theory and US foreign policy, US-China relationship and the development of strategic trust

Andrew Bergel

Global market volatility and political decision-making
Andrea Lane

Maritime security, civil-military relations, defence policy and procurement

Michelle Legassicke

Conflict and conflict resolution, rebel/armed groups, women and children in armed conflict, weak and failed states, international organizations and NGOs

Adam MacDonald

International Relations theory, Security and Strategic studies, Canadian Defence and Foreign Policy, Military Regimes and Tutelary Governance systems

Susan Manning  

political economy of natural resources, inclusive global development, feminist research, Indigenous-settler relations

John Mitton

International security, international rivalry, civil conflict, foreign policy and coercive diplomacy

Ben O'Bright

Emerging technologies, 'collapse' events, political, and societal breakdown, international conflict, human rights

Elikem Tsamenyi

Regional organizations, African development issues, natural resource governance, African regional security, peace & conflict and sanctions