Scientific Board

Scientific Board
Jean Baptiste Jeangene Vilmer

Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Jeangène Vilmer is director of the Institute for Strategic Research (IRSEM) at the French Ministry of the Armed Forces, after having served as Policy officer on “Security and…

Stephen Saideman

Stephen Saideman holds the Paterson Chair in International Affairs at Carleton University's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs. He is also the Director of the Canadian Defence and Security Network,…
Philippe Bourbeau

Philippe Bourbeau

Philippe Bourbeau is the first Director of the Graduate School in International Studies at the University Laval. Bourbeau is Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Immigration and Security and…
Frédérick Gagnon

Frédérick Gagnon

Frédérick Gagnon is the Chairholder of the Raoul-Dandurand Chair, Director of the Observatory of the United States and Director of the Observatory of multidimensional conflicts. He is Professor of political…
François Audet

François Audet

Francois Audet is Professor at the School of Management (ESG) of the Université du Québec à Montréal and the scientific Director of the Canadian Research Institute on Humanitarian Crisis and…

Ben Rowswell

Ben Rowswell has been President and Research Director of the Canadian International Council since November 2018.Prior to the CIC, Ben served as Canada’s Ambassador to Venezuela from 2014 to 2017.…

Gaëlle Rivard Piché

Dr. Gaëlle Rivard Piché is a strategic analyst with Defence Research and Development Canada where she works closely with the Canadian Armed Forces, providing direct decision-making support through evidence-based research…

André Abel Barry

André Abel Barry is an official of the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie (OIF). He is the Head of the "Peace and Stability" Unit in the Political Affairs and Democratic…
Christopher Sands

Christopher Sands

Christopher Sands is Director of the Wilson Center’s Canada Institute and an internationally renowned specialist on Canada and US-Canadian relations. He is also a Senior Research Professor of Canadian Studies…
Marie-Joelle Zahar

Marie-Joëlle Zahar

Marie-Joëlle Zahar is Professor of Political Science, Director of the Research Network on Peace Operations and Fellow at the Centre for International Research and Studies at the Université de Montréal.…

Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP) Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) The Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces / Le Ministère de la Défense nationale et les Forces armées canadiennes