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 Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University Laval. His work adopts a multidisciplinary approach to international issues. He has published articles on the securitization of migration, the power of numbers in global governance, resilience as applied to world politics, the practice approach in international relations, and a multidisciplinary theorization of security. His most recent books include On Resilience, Genealogy, Logics and World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Security: Dialogue across Disciplines (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and The Securitization of Migration (Routledge, 2013). He holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Prior to coming to the University Laval he was Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.
- Migration Studies
- Security Studies
- International Relations
- Philippe Bourbeau, The Securitization of Migration: A Study of Movement and Order (London : Routledge, 2011).
- Philippe Bourbeau, “Moving Forward Together: Logics of the Securitisation Process,” Millennium: Journal of International Studies 43:1 (2014): 187-206.
- Philippe Bourbeau, “Migration, Resilience and Security: Responses to New Inflows of Asylum Seekers and Migrants,” Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies 41:12 (2015): 1958-1977.
- Philippe Bourbeau & Ryan Caitlin, 2018. “Resilience, Resistance, Infrapolitics and Enmeshment,” European Journal of International Relations 24:1 (2017): 221-239.
- Philippe Bourbeau & Vuori A. Juha, “Security, Resilience and Desecuritization: Multidirectional Moves and Dynamics,” Critical Studies on Security 3:3 (2015): 253-268.