Philippe M. Frowd is Associate Professor in the School of Political Studies at the University of Ottawa. He received his PhD from McMaster University in 2015. His research focuses on the transnational governance of security in the Sahel region of West Africa, with an emphasis on interventions around transnational organized crime, irregular migration, and border control. More generally, Philippe’s work focuses on techniques and technologies of security and the professionals who interact with them. He is the author of Security at the Borders: Transnational Practices and Technologies in West Africa (Cambridge University Press, 2018) and his work has appeared in journals such as Security Dialogue, Millennium, and Geopolitics. Philippe is an editor of the Canadian Journal of African Studies.
- Critical Security Studies
- Migration Governance
- African Politics
- Philippe M. Frowd, “Borderwork creep in West Africa’s Sahel,” Geopolitics, 20 March 2021.
- Philippe M. Frowd, “Producing the ‘transit’ migration state: international security intervention in Niger,” Third World Quarterly 41:2 (2020): 340-358.
- Philippe M. Frowd & Adam J. Sandor, “Militarism and its limits: sociological insights on security assemblages in the Sahel,” Security Dialogue 49:1-2 (2018): 70-82.
- Philippe M. Frowd, Security at the Borders: Transnational Practices and Technologies in West Africa (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018).
- Philippe M. Frowd, “The field of border control in Mauritania,” Security Dialogue 45:3 (2014): 226-241.