Whitney Lackenbauer, Ph.D., is Canada Research Chair in the Study of the Canadian North and a professor in the School for the Study of Canada at Trent University. He is also director of the Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism at St. Jerome’s University in the University of Waterloo. He is also co-editor of the Documents on Canadian Arctic Sovereignty and Security (DCASS) series. His current research includes histories of Arctic sovereignty and security policies and practices since the Second World War, Aboriginal-state relations, and contemporary circumpolar affairs. He has published in academic journals Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, Canadian Military History, Northern Review, Jindal Global Law Review, Canadian Foreign Policy, International Journal of Canadian Studies, International Journal. Whitney’s recent books include China’s Arctic Ambitions and What They Mean for Canada (co-authored 2018), Roots of Entanglement: Essays in Native-Newcomer Relations (co-edited 2017), Whole of Government through an Arctic Lens (co-edited 2017), Two Years Below the Horn: A Canadian’s Experiences in Antarctica, 1944-46 (co-edited 2017), The Networked North: Borders and Borderlands in the Canadian Arctic Region (co-edited 2017) , One Arctic: The Arctic Council and Circumpolar Governance (co-edited 2017), Canadian Armed Forces Arctic Operations, 1945-2015: Historical and Contemporary Lessons Learned (co-edited 2017).
- Arctic Security, Sovereignty and Governance Issues
- Modern Canadian Military and Diplomatic History
- Aboriginal-State Relations
- Whitney Lackenbauer, Adam Lajeunesse, James Manicom & Frédéric Lasserre, China’s Arctic ambitions and what they mean for Canada (University of Calgary Press, 2018).
- Whitney Lackenbauer & Suzanne Lalonde, “Searching for common ground in evolving Canadian and EU Arctic strategies,” In The European Union and the Arctic (Leiden, The Netherlands ; Boston : Brill Nijhoff, 2017): 119-171.
- Whitney Lackenbauer & Suzanne Lalonde, “Canada, sovereignty, and “disputed” Arctic boundaries : myths, misconceptions, and legal realities,” In The networked North : borders and borderlands in the Canadian Arctic region (Waterloo, Ont. : Centre on Foreign Policy and Federalism ; Victoria, B.C. : Borders in Globalization, 2017): 95-113.
- Peter Kikkert, Adam Lajeunesse & Whitney Lackenbauer, “Lester Pearson and Arctic Sovereignty : A Case of Un-Pearsonian Piplomacy,” In Mike’s world : Lester B. Pearson and Canadian external affairs (UBC Press, 2017): 149-168.