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Marie-Ève Desrosiers

Marie-Eve Desrosiers

Scholar
Marie-Eve Desrosiers holds the Research Chair in International Francophonie on political aspirations and movements in Francophone Africa. She is an associate professor at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs (GSPIA). She specialises in security and governance issues. More specifically, she studies political crises and conflicts, authoritarianism, political mobilization, and the relationship between state and society in the Great Lakes and Francophone Africa. She is also interested in Canadian foreign policy and international aid. Her research has been published in African Affairs, Comparative Politics, Ethnopolitics and the Journal of International and Security Studies, among others.  

Emma Donnaint

Emerging Scholar
Emma Donnaint is a doctoral student in political science at Université de Montréal. She is a member of the Réseau de recherche sur les opérations de paix (ROP), the Centre d'études et de recherches internationales (CÉRIUM), and the Research Network on Women Peace & Security (RN-WPS, McGill University). Her research focuses on the gendered effects of peacekeeping operations on local populations since Resolution 1325 on Women, Peace and Security (WPS). Her master's research focused on the co-option of Afghan women's rights and its impact on women's security in Afghanistan after the American and Canadian military interventions. Former coordinator of the…
Corinne Dory

Corinne Dory

Student Collaborators
Corinne Dory is an undergraduate student completing an honours in international relations and a double minor in political studies and Spanish. She was a part of the 2020 National Model United Nations delegation and was also an active participant in the political science games for the 2019-2020 period. She was also a member of the debate team of Bishop’s University. During her studies, Corinne has worked as a part-time teacher for adults studying accounting and administration. At the beginning of her third year at Bishop’s, she was hired to be a project coordinator for the first annual conference of the…
Marc Doucet

Marc Doucet

Scholar
Marc Doucet is Chair of Political Science and Professor in the Political Science Department at Saint Mary’s University. His areas of research have included international relations theory, radical democracy, and the alter-globalization movement. His current research draws from recent literature on biopower and sovereign power in order to examine contemporary forms of international intervention. He is the author of Reforming 21st Century Peacekeeping Operations: Governmentalities of Security, Protection, and Police (London: Routledge, 2018) and the co-editor with Miguel de Larrinaga of Security and Global Governmentality: Globalization, Governance and the State (London: Routledge, 2010). He has published articles in Journal of…

Dirk Druet

Collaborator
Dirk Druet is a researcher, policy adviser and strategist with over a decade of experience in the international peace and security pillar of the United Nations. He is an affiliate researcher with McGill University’s Centre for International Peace and Security Studies, where he leads a research initiative on intelligence, surveillance and multilateral cooperation. He advises a number of research and policy institutions and is currently a member of an independent team undertaking a strategic review of political settlements and civilian protection in United Nations peacekeeping operations mandated by the Secretary-General in December 2019. In previous capacities, Dirk was a member…

David Dubé

Emerging Scholar
David Dubé holds a Master's degree in political science from the Université du Québec à Montréal and is a researcher-in-residence at the Observatory of the United States of the Raoul-Dandurand Chair in Strategic and Diplomatic Studies. His research focuses on U.S. and Russian foreign policy, the relationship between the two states, and Russia-NATO relations. David also works on projects related to the Canada-US relationship, in terms of economic, commercial and security issues in the border states.  

Charlotte Duval-Lantoine

Collaborator
Charlotte Duval-Lantoine is the Ottawa Operations Manager and a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. She completed a Master in Military History at Queen’s University, during which she started researching on the toxic culture of leadership in the Canadian Armed Forces during the 1990s and its impact on gender integration, which had started in 1989. She continues to study leadership and culture change issues in the military in her free time. She obtained her BA in History and Political Science at McGill University in 2017. During her graduate studies, Charlotte served as the Assistant to the Executive Director of…

Emilie El Khoury

Emerging Scholar
Dr. Emilie El Khoury is a postdoctoral fellow at Queen's University's Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP). On the strength of her field experience in Lebanon, Belgium and Canada concerning terrorism and Muslim populations, she will develop research, within the CIDP, on the impacts of counterinsurgency and counterterrorism efforts, including their strategies and repercussions, on local communities. Her focus will be particularly on the experiences of women in the context of NATO operations. In recent years, she has lectured in French and English on topics such as religion, war, the Middle East and Maghreb, refugees, cultural diversity, and gender,…
Ralf Emmers

Ralf Emmers

Collaborator
Professor Ralf Emmers is Dean of S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS) and President’s Chair in International Relations, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore. His research interests cover security studies, the international institutions in the Asia Pacific, and the security and international politics of Southeast Asia. Prof Emmers is the author and editor of 11 books and monographs. His authored books include Cooperative Security and the Balance of Power in ASEAN and the ARF (RoutledgeCurzon, 2003), Geopolitics and Maritime Territorial Disputes in East Asia (Routledge, 2010), Resource Management and Contested Territories in East Asia (Palgrave Macmillan, 2013) and Security Strategies…

Renée Filiatrault

Advisory Board
Renée Filiatrault has served three Ministers of National Defence for Canada. From 2009-2010 she served as a Foreign Service Officer in Afghanistan with Task Force Kandahar. Prior to this she was Head of Media and Public Affairs for the British High Commission in Ottawa. Renée is a regular commentator on defence and security matters with an emphasis on intervention and crisis management. She has appeared on CBC’s The National, Power & Politics, The Current, CTV’s The National, Question Period and Power Play. She has also contributed to Policy Options Magazine and been invited as a guest lecturer at McGill University…