Ann Griffiths


Phone: (902) 494-6603
Fax: (902) 494-3825
Address: Centre for the Study of Security and Development
Dalhousie University
Halifax, NS
B3H 4H6

Dr. Ann Griffiths received her BA (Hons) from Queen’s University, her MA from the University of Calgary and her PhD from Dalhousie University. She is currently the Editor of the Canadian Naval Review and a Research Fellow with the  Centre for the Study of Security and Development. She teaches part-time in the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University, and also teaches an NOPME course through the Royal Military College/the Department of National Defence at Stadacona naval base. Her research and teaching interests include security and defence, human rights, peacebuilding, democratization and federalism.

Her most recent publications are: “Invisible Pirates and the Marine Industry,” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 13, No. 2 (Summer 2017); “The Trouble(s) with Turkey: Turkey and NATO,” Policy Brief, Canadian Global Affairs Institute, 10 November 2016;  “A Year in Review,” Royal Navy, The Naval Review, Vol. 104, No. 4 (November 2016); “Whatever Happened to Piracy?” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 12, No. 2 (Summer 2016); “Canadian Naval Review: 2015 in Review,” Royal Navy, The Naval Review, Vol. 103, No. 4 (November 2015); Abridged version of “Another Take on ‘Canadian Policy to Confront the Islamic State,’” Conference of Defence Associations Institution (CDAI), July 2015; “Another Take on ‘Canadian Policy to Confront the Islamic State,’” Canadian Global Affairs Institute, June 2015; “Canadian Naval Review: The Year 2014 in Review,” Royal Navy, The Naval Review, United Kingdom, Vol. 103, No. 1, February 2015; “Always the Bridesmaid, Never the Bride,” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 10, No. 3 (2015); “How Do You Measure Success?” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 8, No. 4 (Winter 2013); Editorial “Out of Sight, Out of Mind,” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 8, No. 2 (Summer 2012); edited and introduced, Is There Life Abroad After Afghanistan? The Future of Canadian Expeditionary Operations (2011); edited with Eric Lerhe, Naval Gazing: The Canadian Navy Contemplates Its Future (2010); Editorial, “Navies, Oceans and Legal Entanglements,” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 6, No. 2 (Summer 2010); Editorial, “Piracy and Policy,” Canadian Naval Review, Vol. 5, No. 2 (Summer 2009); edited with Kenneth P. Hansen, Marines: Is an Amphibious Capability Relevant for Canada? Maritime Security Occasional Paper, No. 15 (2008); edited and introduced, Global Perspectives on Oil and Security (2007); edited and chapter on St. Kitts and Nevis, Handbook of Federal Countries 2005 (2nd ed.; McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2004); edited, The Canadian Navy and the New Security Agenda, Proceedings of the Maritime Security and Defence Seminar, Toronto, 26-27 April 2004; edited with Robert Edwards, Intervention and Engagement: A Maritime Perspective (2003); and edited, The Canadian Forces and Interoperability: Panacea or Perdition? (2003).