Research Areas

Our Fellows examine issues of military, defence, security and strategy from varying disciplines, including anthropology, political science, history, religious studies, economics, and computer science.

Canadian Military Studies


Dr. David Bercuson

Canadian Defence & Foreign Policy, Canadian Military History, WWII

Dr. Ian Brodie

Political Economy, Defence, and Foreign Policy

Dr. John Ferris

Diplomatic, Intelligence & Military History

Dr. Rob Huebert

Maritime Security, Circumpolar Relations, Canadian Foreign Policy

Civil-Military Relations


Dr. David Bercuson

Canadian Defence & Foreign Policy, Canadian Military History, WWII

Dr. Sabrina Peric

Paramilitarism, civil war and politics, Europe and the Middle East

Dr. Pablo Policzer

Latin America, Violent Conflict, and Governance

Peacebuilding, Development and Security


Dr. Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot

Sociology of Violence, Criminology, and Deviance

Dr. Maureen Hiebert

Law and Armed Conflict; Autonomous Weapons and Enhanced Soldiers; Atrocity Crimes

Lara Olson

Peacebuilding, International Development, and Civil Society

Unconventional Warfare

Including terrorism and counter insurgency


Dr. Gavin Cameron

Terrorism

Dr. Barry Cooper

Canadian Politics, War & Interpretation, Political Philosophy

Dr. John Ferris

Diplomatic, Intelligence & Military History

Dr. Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot

Sociology of Violence, Criminology, and Deviance

Dr. Tom Keenan

Computer security, Social implications of Technology

Dr. Sabrina Peric

Paramilitarism, civil war and politics, Europe and the Middle East

Dr. Tim Stapleton

African Military History

Domestic Security/Hemispheric Security


The Americas

Dr. David Bercuson | Canadian Defence & Foreign Policy, Canadian Military History, WWII

Dr. Ian Brodie | Political Economy, Defence, and Foreign Policy

Dr. Barry Cooper | Canadian Politics, War & Interpretation, Political Philosophy

Dr. Maureen Hiebert | Law and Armed Conflict; Autonomous Weapons and Enhanced Soldiers; Atrocity Crimes

Dr. Pablo Policzer | Latin America, Violent Conflict, and Governance

Dr. Frank Towers | U.S. Military and Political History

Europe & Russia/Soviet

Dr. Alexander Hill | Soviet Military, naval & strategic history

Asia

Dr. David Curtis Wright | Diplomacy & warfare in imperial China

Dr. Paul Chastko | Energy Security Policy, Petroleum Industry

Dr. Tom Keenan | Computer security, Social implications of Technology

Africa

Dr. Tim Stapleton | African Military History

Ethics and Morality in Conflict


Dr. Barry Cooper

Canadian Politics, War & Interpretation, Political Philosophy

Dr. Erin Gibbs Van Brunschot

Sociology of Violence, Criminology, and Deviance

Dr. Maureen Hiebert

Law and Armed Conflict; Autonomous Weapons and Enhanced Soldiers; Atrocity Crimes

Dr. Tom Keenan

Computer security, Social implications of Technology

Seapower/Navel History


Dr. Alexander Hill

Soviet Military, naval & strategic history

Dr. Rob Huebert

Maritime Security, Circumpolar Relations, Canadian Foreign Policy

Arctic Security


Dr. Rob Huebert

Maritime Security, Circumpolar Relations, Canadian Foreign Policy

Strategic Thought


Dr. David Bercuson

Canadian Defence & Foreign Policy, Canadian Military History, WWII

Dr. Barry Cooper

Canadian Politics, War & Interpretation, Political Philosophy

Dr. John Ferris

Diplomatic, Intelligence & Military History

Dr. Alexander Hill

Soviet Military, naval & strategic history

Dr. Rob Huebert

Maritime Security, Circumpolar Relations, Canadian Foreign Policy

United States Policy & Politics


Dr. Terry Terriff

Political Science

Dr. Frank Towers

U.S. Military and Political History