Christian LEUPRECHT, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science
Royal Military College of Canada
P.O. Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, Canada K7K 7B4
Tel. +1.613.541-6000 ext. 6428
christian.leuprecht@rmc.ca

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Education

2003
Ph.D., Queen's University

Political Studies

1999
M.A., University of Toronto

French

1998
 
M.A., University of Toronto

Political Science

1997

 

Diplôme des Etudes Approfondies (M.A. equivalent), Université Pierre Mendès-France

Political Sociology

1996
Honours Bachelor of Arts, University of Toronto

Political Science (specialist), French (major), History (minor)

 

Professional History

Current
Professor

Department of Political Science, Royal Military College of Canada

  • 2014-2015 Associate Dean
  • 2010-2012 Deputy Department Head
  • 2009-2015 Associate Professor
Fellow

Centre for Security, Armed Forces and Society, Royal Military College of Canada

Adjunct Professor

School of Policy Studies and Department of Political Studies, Queen’s University

Fellow

Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen’s University

Fellow

Fellow, Centre for International and Defence Policy, Queen’s University

2006-2011
Fellow

Defense Management Studies Program, Queen’s University

2003-2005
Postdoctoral fellow

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada

 

Visiting Fellowships

2017

Matthew Flinders Fellow, Flinders University Law School, Centre for Crime Policy and Research

2016

Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study, Bremen, Germany (January-May)

2015

Université Grenoble Alpes (November)

Ukrainian National Defence University (March)

2011

University of Augsburg, Institute for Canadian Studies (May-July)

European Academy Summer School on Minority Rights, Italy (June)

2009-2010

Bicentennial Associate Professor in Canadian Studies, Yale University (August – June)

2008, 2013, 2016

Swedish National Defense College (June)

2008

University of Graz, Austria (May)

European Academy, Bolzano, Italy (June)

 

Research Affiliations

2014-2017

SERENE Smart Cybersecurity Network

2013-2019

Borders in Globalization SSHRC Partnership Grant
Security Theme Lead

2015-2022 Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society SSHRC Partnership Grant
University Representative
2007-2012

Ethnicity and Democratic Governance, SSHRC Multilateral Research Initiative

2003-2008

Public Policy in Municipalities, SSHRC Multilateral Research Initiative

Ongoing

Senior Fellow, Macdonald Laurier Institute

Observatoire sur la radicalization et l’extrémisme violent (OSR)

Centre interuniversitaire de recherche sur les relations internationales du Canada et du Québec (CIRRICQ)

International Centre for Comparative Criminology, Université de Montréal (CICC)

Austrian Institute for European and Security Studies

 

Honours and Fellowships

Publications

Names of mentored HQP are in bold.  Name of the corresponding author is underlined.  Names other than Leuprecht are collaborators from academia (Canadian1 and International 2) or government.3

 

Manuscripts

Forthcoming

1. Leuprecht, C, et al. Borders in Globalization: Security.  Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press, Policy Series.

 

Edited and co-edited volumes

Forthcoming

10. Leuprecht, C, Koelling, M and Hataley1, T. Public Security in Federal Polities.

2012

9. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T1 and Nossal, KR1. 2012. Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security: A New Research Agenda. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, 125 pp.

En français: Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T1 and Nossal, KR1. 2012. Évolution des menaces transnationales et sécurité frontalière : Un nouveau programme de recherche. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, 147 pp.

2011

8. Leuprecht, C and Russell, PH1. 2011. Essential Readings in Canadian Constitutional Politics. Toronto: University of Toronto Press Higher Education, 512 pp.

7. Courchene, T1 and Allan, J1, Leuprecht, C, Verrelli, N. 2011.The Federal Idea: Essays in Honour of Ronald L. Watts. Kingston & Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press. 500 pp.

6. Szvirczsev Tresch, T2 and Leuprecht, C. 2011. Europe without Soldiers?  Recruitment and Retention among Europe’s Armed Forces. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 288 pp. (Reviewed in Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 19(2) 2013, Armed Forces & Society 38(4) 2012: 683-685, Parameters Summer 2012: 139-141, Journal of Slavic Military Studies 24 2011: 712-713)

2010

5. Leuprecht, C, Troy, J and Last, D1. 2010. Mission Critical: The Role of Smaller Democracies in Global Stability Operations. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 250 pp.  Awarded the 2011 Canada-Prize.

4. Leuprecht, C. 2010. Defending Democracy and Securing Diversity. Abingdon: Routledge, 191 pp. (Reviewed in Journal of Peace Research 2011 48(1): 132, Democracy and Security 8(1) 2012: 97-99, Security and Defence Studies Review 11 Fall-Winter: 195-196.)

2008

3. Allan, J1, Courchene, TJ1 & Leuprecht, C. 2008. Canada: The State of the Federation 2006. Transitions: Fiscal and Political Federalism in an Era of Change. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 390 pp.

2007

2. Lazar, H1 & Leuprecht, C. 2007. Spheres of Governance: Comparative Studies of Cities in Multilevel Governance Systems. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 320 pp. (Reviewed in Publius 39(1): 210-212.)

2006

1. Young R1 & Leuprecht, C. 2006. Canada: The State of the Federation. Municipal-Federal-Provincial Relations. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, 424 pp.

Guest editor of special issue of peer-reviewed scholarly journals

Forthcoming 3. Leuprecht, C. Canadian Public Administration. Special Issue on Border Security across Canada’s Regions.
2016

2. Leuprecht C., Hataley, T1 and Laine, L2. Forthcoming 2016. Journal of Borderland Studies. Special Issue on Cooperation among cross-border communities.

2009

1. Leuprecht, C. 2009. Guest Editor, Special Issue of Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 47(4).

 

Peer-reviewed articles in scholarly journals

Under Review

Walther, O2, Leuprecht, C and Skillicorn, DB1. Diffusion and Permeability of Political Violence in North-West Africa.

Leuprecht, C1, and Zade, R. Are Islamists special?  Nuances in transborder terror networks between Canada and the United States.

Cockfield, A1, and Leuprecht, C. Global Financial Networks and Anti-Terrorist Financing Laws.

Forthcoming

36. Walther, O2, Leuprecht, C and Skillicorn, DB1. Wars Without Beginning Or End: Violent Extremist Organizations and Irregular Warfare in the Sahel-Sahara.  Political Geography. Special Issue on Subnational Governance and Conflict.

2016

35. Skillicorn, DB1, and Leuprecht, C. Incumbency effects in U.S. presidential campaigns: Language patterns matter. Electoral Studies 43(2016): 95-103. (As featured in the Kingston Whig Standard and PsyPost)

34. Skillicorn, DB1, Leuprecht, C, and Tait, V. 2016. Beyond the Castle Model of CybersecurityGovernment Information Quarterly. 33(2): 250-257.

Abridged and revised portions of this article subsequently appeared as Computing in Compromised Environments: Beyond the Castle Model of Cyber-Security. In Exploring the Security Landscape: Non-Traditional Security Challenges. Ed. Anthony Masys. New York: VS Springer: 249-265. Initial draft version published by the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy as Working Paper No. 4, July 2015.

33. Porges, M and Leuprecht, C. 2016. Abstenerse de terror: el caso de desconcierto de la resistencia no violenta en el Sáhara Occidental. Revista CIDOB d’Afers internationcionals no. 112. April: 149-172.

Co-published in English as The Puzzle of Nonviolence in Western Sahara. Democracy and Security 2016 12(2): 65-84. reprinted in Does Terrorism Work?, ed. Diego Muro. Abingdon: Routledge, 2016

32. Leuprecht, C, Aulthouse, A and Walther, O2. 2016. The puzzling resilience of transnational organized criminal networks. Police Practice & Research 17(4): 376-387. Special Issue on Policing Drug Markets, eds. Christopher Birkbeck and Eduardo PaesMachado.

Reprinted in: Policing Drug Markets, eds. Christopher Birkbeck and Eduardo Paes-Machado. Abingdon: Routledge, 2017.

31. Leuprecht, C, Walther, O2, Skillicorn, DB1, and Ryde-Collins, H. Hezbollah’s Global Tentacles: The Party of God’s Convergence with Transnational Organized Crime. Terrorism and Political Violence.

2015

30. Skillicorn, DB1, Leuprecht, C, Stys, Y3 and Gobeil, R3. 2015. Prisoner Radicalization: Structural Differences among Violent Extremists. Global Crime 16(3): 238-259.

29. Skillicorn, DB1, Leuprecht, C. 2015. Deception in Speeches of Candidates for Public Office. Journal of Data Mining and Digital Humanities.

28. Skillicorn, DB1 and Leuprecht, C. 2015. Clustering Heterogeneous Semi-Structured Social Science DatasetsProcedia Computer Science (International Conference on Computational Science), 51: 2888-2892.

27. Leuprecht, C. and Sokolsky, JJ1. 2015. Defence Policy, ‘Walmart Style’: Canadian lessons in ‘not-so-grand’ strategy. Armed Forces & Society 41(3): 541-562.
Revised and abridged version reprinted in Going to War? Trends in Military Interventions. Eds. Stéphanie von Hlatky and H. Christian Breede.  Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016.

2014

26. Leuprecht, C. 2014. Political Demography of Canada-US co-dependence in defence and security. Canadian Foreign Policy Journal 20(3): 291-304.  Recipient of the Maureen Molot Prize for Best Article.

25. Hataley, T1 and Leuprecht, C. December 2014. Asymmetric decentralization of the administration of multilevel security governance in the Canadian federal political system. Canadian Public Administration 57(4): 507-526.

24. Leuprecht, C and Aulthouse, A. December 2014. Guns for Hire: Mapping Canada-US cross-border gun trafficking networks. Journal of Criminology, Criminal Justice, Law and Society 15(3): 57-74.

2013

23. Skillicorn, DB1 and Leuprecht, C. 2013. Improving the Language of InfluenceProceedings of Foundations of Open Source Intelligence Workshop (FOSINT-SI), at Advances in Social Network Analysis and Modelling (ASONAM), ACM & IEEE: 1028-1033.

22. Leuprecht, C and Hall, K. 2013. Networks as strategic repertoires: Functional differentiation among Al-Shabaab terror cells. Global Crime 14(2-3): 287-310. Special issue on Advances in Research on Illicit Networks.
Reprinted in Advances in Research on Illicit Networks. Ed. Martin Bouchard.  Abingdon: Routledge, 2015, pp. 287-310.
Revised and expanded version published as Why Terror Networks are Dissimilar: How Structure Relates to Function. In Networks and Network Analysis for Defence and Security. Ed. Anthony Masys. New York: VS Springer, Lecture notes in Social Networks series, 2014, pp. 83-120.

21. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T1 and Skillicorn, DB1. 2013. Cross-Border Terror Networks: A Social Network Analysis of the Canada-U.S. Border. Behavioral Sciences of Terrorism and Political Aggression.  Special Issue: Applying Social Network Analysis to Terrorism. 5(2): 155-175.

20. Skillicorn, DB1 and Leuprecht, C. 2013. Inferring the Mental State of Influencers. Social Network Analysis and Mining 3(3): 565-596.

19. Leuprecht, C and Hataley, T1. 2013. Sûreté, Sécurité Civile et Mesures d’Urgence au sein des systèmes de gouvernance multiniveauTéléscope : Revue d’analyse comparée en administration publique 19(1) : 176-193.  Numéro spécial sur la gouvernance multiniveau.

2012

18. Skillicorn, DB1, Leuprecht, C and Winn, C1. 2012. Homegrown Islamist Radicalization in Canada: Process Insights from an Attitudinal Survey, Canadian Journal of Political Science 45(4) December: 929-956.

17. Skillicorn, DB and Leuprecht, C. 2012. Mental State of Influencers.  In IEEE/ACM International Conference on Advances in Social Network Analysis and Mining.  Foundations of Open-Source Intelligence FOSINT 2012: 922-929.

16. Skillicorn, DB1, Leuprecht, C and Hataley, T1. 2012. Vectors of Extremism Across the Canada-US Border.  IEEE Conference on Intelligence and security Informatics: 162-164.

15. Leuprecht, C. 2012. The nascent societies and governments of Germany’s unitary federalism. Regional and Federal Studies 22(2) April: 177-203.

14. Leuprecht, C. Spring 2012. Public Safety in Federal Systems: A Primer. L’Europe en formation 363(4): 417-436.
Revised version reprinted in Jahrbuch des Föderalismus, Vol. 13. Baden-Baden: Nomos-Verlagsgesellschaft, 2012, pp. 108-122.

13. Leuprecht, C. 2012. The ethno-demographic structure of democratic consolidation in Mauritius and Fiji. Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 50(1) February: 23-49.

2011

12. McCauley, C2, Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T1, Winn, C1 and Biswas, B. 2011. Tracking the War of Ideas: A Poll of Ottawa Muslims. Terrorism and Political Violence 23(5): 804-819.

11. Leuprecht, C and Skillicorn, DB1. 2011. Radicalization: What, if anything, is to be done?  When the facts get in the way of a good story. Home Team Journal 3: 38-47.

2010

10. Leuprecht, C. 2010. International Security Strategy and Global Population Aging. Journal of Strategic Security. Winter 3(4): 27-48.

9. Leuprecht, C. 2010. The Demographic Security Dilemma, Yale Journal of International Affairs 5-2 Spring-Summer: 60-74.

8. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T1, McCauley, C2 and Moskalenko, S. 2010. Containing the Narrative: Strategy and Tactics in Countering the Storyline of Global Jihad, Journal of Policing, Intelligence, and Counter Terrorism, 5(1) April-May: 42-57.
Revised version reprinted as Narratives and counter-narratives for Global Jihad: opinion versus action. In Countering Violent Extremist Narratives, Kessels, E.J.A.M., ed. The Hague: National Coordinator for Counterterrorism (NCTb): 2010, pp. 58 - 70.

2009

7. Leuprecht, C. 2009. Diversity in Security and Defence: Democracy’s Ultimate Litmus Test. Commonwealth & Comparative Politics 47(4) November: 559-579.
reprinted in Defending Democracy and Securing Diversity, C. Leuprecht, ed. Abingdon: Routledge, 2011, pp. 217-237.

6. Leuprecht, C et al. 2009. Winning the Battle but Losing the War? Narrative and Counter-Narrative Strategy. Perspectives on Terrorism 3(2) August: 25-35.

2008

5. Leuprecht, C. and McHugh, J.T.2 2008. Fixed Election Cycles: A genuine alternative to responsible government? Commonwealth and Comparative Politics 46(4) November: 415-441.

2005

4. Leuprecht, C. 2005. Kanadas Streitkräfte als Vorreiter im postnationalen Umbruch. Zeitschrift für Kanada-Studien, Vol. 47. [Postnational armed forces: The Canadian example; published in the German Journal of Canadian Studies].

2003

3. Leuprecht, C. 2003. The Tory Fragment in Canada: Endangered Species? Canadian Journal of Political Science/Revue canadienne de science politique 36(2): 401-416.

2002

2. Leuprecht, C. and McCreery, C.3 2002. When Fraud Comes of Age: Libations and Legitimacy in Canadian ElectioneeringPublic Integrity 4(4): 273-289.

1. Leuprecht, C. 2002. The liberal contradictions of Quebec nationalism. Canadian Review of Studies in Nationalism 29: 13-26.

 

Chapters in peer-reviewed books

Forthcoming

Leuprecht, C. and Walther, O2. Terrorist Financing: Transnational Networks.  In The Handbook on Criminal and Terrorist Financing Law. Eds. Clive Walker, Colin King and Jimmy Gurule.  Palgrave Macmillan.

Leuprecht, C. The Diffusion and Permeability of Political Violence in North and West Africa.  In Transnational Extremist Organizations. Ed. Olivier Walther.  Abingdon: Roudledge Series in African and International Politics.

Leuprecht, C. and McNorton, H. Border Security: Ontario. In Ontario: Bordering the Great Lakes and Beyond. Ed. Victor Konrad.  Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.

Leuprecht, C. and Hataley, T1. Markets of Opportunity: How policies affect the marginal cost of security across borders.  In The Policies of Security – Beyond Walls and Borders? Ed. Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly.

Hataley, T1 and Leuprecht, C. Canada. Public Security in Federal Polities.

2016

36. Leuprecht, C. Borders and Security. In SOF Role in Combating Transnational Organized Crime. Eds. William Mendel
and Peter McCabe. AFB MacDill, Florida: JSOU Press, chapter 9, pp. 131-146.

35. Leuprecht, C. Scanning the Consequences of Demographic Change for the Emerging Security Landscape.  In Exploring the Security Landscape – non-traditional security challenges. Ed. Anthony Masys. New York: VS Springer, Lecture notes in Social Networks series, pp. 141-157.

2015

34. Leuprecht, C. Political Demography of the New Security Environment. Eds. Melvin Dubnick and Domonic Bearfield. The Encyclopedia of Public Administration and Public Policy 3rd ed .Eds. Domonic Bearfield and Melvin Dubnick. New York: Taylor and Francis; Vol 4, pp. 2983-2992.

33. Leuprecht, C. 2015. Geriatric Interventions: The demographic economy of interventionist malaise. In Elusive Pursuits: Lessons from Canada’s Interventions Abroad.  Canada Among Nations. Eds. Steven Saideman, Fen Osler Hampson and James Manicom. Waterloo, ON: CIGI Press, pp. 225-241.

32. Leuprecht, C. Borders & Security. In Countering Transnational Crime. Eds. William Mendel and Peter McCabe. AFB MacDill, FL: Joint Special Operations University Press, chapter 9, pp. 131-146.

31. Leuprecht, C. 2015. Go With The Flow: The (Im)Plausibility of a Grand Canadian Intergovernmental Bargain on Energy Policy and Strategy. In The State of the Federation 2012: Regions, Resources, Resiliency. Eds. Loleen Berdahl and Carolyn Tuohy. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, chapter 2, pp. 9-23.

30. Leuprecht, C., Kölling, M and Hataley, T1. 2015. Public Security in Federal Systems. In Federalism as Decision-Making: changes in structures, procedures and policies. Eds. Francesco Palermo and Elisabeth Alber. Leiden: Brill, Martinus Nijhoff, chapter 17, pp. 339-357.

29. Leuprecht, C. 2015. Coping with Diversity in the Armed Forces: Implications for civil-military relations.  In Wie viel Vielfalt benötigen/vertragen die Streitkräfte? Eds. Phil C. Langer and Gerhard Kümmel. Berlin: Miles-Verlag, pp. 61-92.

2014

28. Kümmel, G2 and Leuprecht, C. 2014. Selbst- und Fremdbilder des bundesdeutschen Soldaten. In Handbuch Militärische Berufsethik, Band II. Eds. Thomas Bohrmann, Karl-Heinz Lather and Friedrich Lohmann, pp. 17-40.

27. Leuprecht, C. 2014. Urban and Metropolitan Security. In Public Security in Systems. Ed. Ajay K. Mehra. New Delhi: Lancer Publishers, chapter 4.

2012

26. Leuprecht, C. 2012. The West’s Last War? Neo-interventionism, strategic surprise and the waning appetite for playing the away game.  In The Armed Forces: Towards a Post-Interventionist Era? Eds. Gerhard Kümmel and Bastian Giegerich. Wiesbaden: Springer VS, pp. 63-72.

25. Leuprecht, C. 2012. Recruitment and Retention Strategy: Endogenous Constraints, Exogenous Imperatives. Eds. Gerhard Kümmel and Joseph Soeters. New Wars, New Militaries, New Soldiers? Conflicts, the Armed Forces, and the Soldierly Subject. Contributions to Conflict Management, Peace Economics and Development, no. 19.  Bingley: Emerald Group Publishing Ltd., pp. 187-205.

24. Leuprecht, C. 2012. Perspectivas académicas sobre seguridad y defensa en América del Norte. In Agendas comunes y diferencias en la seguridad de América del Norte: Canadá, Estados Unidos y México. (¿De dónde venimos?, ¿dónde estamos? y ¿adónde queremos ir?). Ed. Abelardo Rodriguez Sumano. México: Centro de Estudios Superiores Navales, pp. 331-342.

23. Leuprecht, C. 2012. Resisting from the Periphery: Constitutional, Institutional, and Societal Conditions and Drivers of Federal Encroachment of Constituent Units. In Governing from the Centre: the influence of the federal / central government on subnational governments. Ed. Gisela Färber. Speyer: German Research Institute for Public Administration, pp. 75-103.

22. Leuprecht, C. 2012. Security Implications of Demographic Change: A Canadian Perspective. In Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security. Eds. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T, and Nossal, KR. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, pp. 39-50.
In French translation. Répercussions des changements démographiques sur la sécurité : Une perspective canadienne. In Evolution des menaces transnationales et sécurité frontalière. Eds. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T, and Nossal, KR. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, pp. 47-59.

2011

21. Leuprecht, C. 2011. Deter or Engage? The demographic structure of ethno-nationalist conflict. In Political Demography: How Population Changes are Reshaping International Security and National Politics. Eds. M. Duffy Toft, J. Goldstone, and E. Kaufmann. New York: Oxford University Press, Chapter 15, pp. 226-237. (Reviewed in The Economist 19 May 2012).

2010

20. Szvirczsev Tresch, T2 and Leuprecht, C. 2010. Whom Shall We Send: The Best of the Brightest or the Worst of the Desperate? In Europe without Soldiers?  Recruitment and Retention among Europe’s Armed Forces. Eds. Szvirczsev Tresch, T and Leuprecht, C. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 1-17.

19. Leuprecht, C. 2010. Socially Representative Armed Forces: A Demographic Imperative. In Europe without Soldiers?  Recruitment and Retention among Europe’s Armed Forces. Eds. Szvirczsev Tresch, T and Leuprecht, C. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 35-54.

18. Leuprecht, C. 2010. At the demographic crossroads: International Security Strategy for the 21st century. In Mission Critical: The Role of Smaller Democracies in Global Stability Operations. Eds. Leuprecht, C, T. Jodok and D. Last. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 13-47.

2009

17. Leuprecht, C. 2009. From unitarizing administrative quasi-federalism to a genuine federal system: How demographic change will drive fiscal-federalism reform as a means to improving the performance of public finances Germany. In Föderalismusreform II, Ralf Baus, Rudolf Hrbek and Henrik Scheller, eds. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft. pp. 1-35.

16. Leuprecht, C. 2009. Demographic Change -- A Catalyst for Federal Asymmetry. In Francesco Palermo, Carolin Zwilling and Karl Kössler, eds. Asymmetries in Constitutional Law: Recent developments in federal and regional systems. Bolzano/Bozen: European Academy, 2009, pp. 189-223.

15. Leuprecht, C. 2009. Policy Matters: Recognizing Immigrants' Academic and Professional Qualifications in Canada. In Wissen wandert/Knowledge Migrates -- Migration und know-how -- Potenziale für Berlin. Brigitte Fahrenhorst et al, eds. Berlin: Society for International Development, 2009, pp. 24-33.

2008

14. Leuprecht, C. 2008. Autonomy and Diversity. In Building On and Accommodating Diversities, R. L. Watts and R. Chattopadhyay, eds. New Delhi: Viva Books, pp. 89-96.

13. Leuprecht, C. 2008. Föderalismuskultur-Banausen: Zur föderalen Reife der deutschen Gesellschaft. In Europäisches Zentrum für Föderalismus-Forschung, ed. Jahrbuch des Föderalismus 2008. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, pp. 270-285. [On the federal maturity of German society]

12. Leuprecht, C and Hataley, T1. 2008. Just how liberal-democratic is Canadian foreign policy: A pluralist test. In The World in Canada and the 3Ds: Diaspora, Demography and Domestic Politics. David Carment and David Bercuson, eds. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, pp. 123-148.

11. Leuprecht, C. 2008. “Reforming Fiscal Federalism and Equalization: Lessons from the Canadian Experience”. In Die zweite Stufe der Föderalismusreform: Die Neuordnung der Finanzbeziehungen im deutschen Bundesstaat, R Baus & R Hrbek, eds. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, pp. 259-274.

10. Leuprecht, C. 2008. Cites in Multilevel Governance Systems: Implications for Second Chambers. In Legislatures in Federal Systems and Multi-Level Governance. Ed., Hrbek, R. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft.

2007

9. Leuprecht, C and Lazar, H1. 2007. Introduction. Spheres of Governance: Comparative Studies of Cities in Multilevel Governance Systems, H Lazar & C Leuprecht, eds. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 1-21.

8. Leuprecht, C. 2007. “Fiskale Gerechtigkeit in der kanadischen Föderation: Gedankenanstösse zur zweiten Phase der Föderalismusreform in Deutschland”. In Föderalismusreform II: Wichenstellungen für eine Neuordnung der Finanzbeziehungen im Deutschen Bundesstaat. R T Baus, T Fischer & R Hrbek, eds. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, pp.201-220. [Fiscal justice in the Canadian federation: Reflections on the Germany’s second federalism reform; published in On the road to a second step of the federal reform - preconditions and perspectives of a reorganization of the financial relations within the German federal state].

2006

7. Young, R1 and Leuprecht, C. 2006. Introduction: new work, background themes, and future research about municipal-federal-provincial relations in Canada. In Canada: The State of the Federation. Municipal-Federal-Provincial Relations in Canada, R Young & C Leuprecht, eds. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 3-22.

6. Leuprecht, C. 2006. Auswirkungen des demographischen Wandels auf föderale Regierungssysteme: Kanada und Deutschland im Vergleich. In Europäisches Zentrum für Föderalismus-Forschung (ed.) Jahrbuch des Föderalismus 2006. Baden-Baden: Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft, pp. 83-101. [Implications of demographic change for federal systems of governance: Canada and Germany in Comparison; published in the Yearbook of Federalism 2006].

5. Leuprecht, C. 2006. Die unvollendete Revolution: Post-nationale Streitkräfte. In Armee in der Demokratie. Zum Spannungsverhältnis von zivilen und militärischen Prinzipien. U vom Hagen, ed. Wiesbaden: VS-Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften. [The unfinished Revolution: Post-national armed forces; published in Army in the Democracy: On the tension between civil and military principles].

2005

4. Leuprecht, C. 2005. Demographic and Ethno-cultural Diversity: Implications for Civil-Military Co-operation.  A E R Woodcock, ed. The Cornwallis Group X: Analysis for New and Emerging Societal Conflicts.  Ottawa: Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, pp. 288-304.

3. Leuprecht, C  and O’Conner, N. 2005. Demographic Change and Federal Systems. In Spatial Aspects of Federative Systems.  G Färber & N Otter, ed. Speyer: Forschungsinstitut für öffentliche Verwaltung, Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften.

2. Leuprecht, C. 2005. Demographics and Diversity Issues in Canadian Military Participation. In Challenge and Change in the Military: Gender and Diversity Issues. F C Pinch et al., eds. Kingston: Canadian Forces Leadership Institute, pp. 122-145.

1. Leuprecht, C. 2005. Ethnic demographics: Canada's Force Multiplier. In Choice of Force: Special Operations for Canada. D Last & B Horn, ed. Montreal & Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 49-68.

 

Other scholarly publications

Forthcoming

Leuprecht, C., Hataley, T1. and Kölling, M. Introduction. Public Security in Federal Polities.

Leuprecht, C. and Kölling, M. Conclusion. Public Security in Federal Polities. Under review.

Leuprecht, C. 2015. The Future of Loss Prevention.  LP Magazine.

Leuprecht, C. and Kammel, A2. Welche Bedrohung kann ein Cyberwar wirklich darstellen?  Militär Aktuell.

2016

Leuprecht, C, and Breede, HC. 2016. Beyond the Movies: The Value Proposition of Canada's Special Operations Forces. Ottawa: CDA Institute & Macdonald Laurier Institute. December. (Featured in the Ottawa Citizen)

Leuprecht, C. and Spear, S. 2016. Defending Freedom by Effectively Countering Terrorism. MLI Commentary.

2015

von Hlatky, S1. and Leuprecht, C. 2015. Women as Professional Soldiers: Canadian Values on the Front Line.  On Track. 20(2) Fall: 7-10.

Leuprecht, C. 2015. Review of “Security and energy capture” for H-Diplo.

Leuprecht, C. 2015. Facing the Challenges of Violent Extremism. MLI Commentary.

2014

Leuprecht, C. 2014. Policing Costs for Strategic Effect. Public Sector Digest.

2013

Leuprecht, C. 2013. Affluence and Influence as Grand Strategy.The Predicament of Canadianizing European Defence. Atlantisch Perspectief October 37(6): 14-18.

Leuprecht, C. and Goldstone, Jack A2.  2013. Political Demography. E-International Relations.

Caidi, N., Unsworth, K2., Leuprecht, C. and Doty, P2. 2013. In the name of terror? Information and policy in the decade post 9/11. Proceedings of the American Society for Information Science and Technology 50(1).

2012

Leuprecht, C. 2012. Introduction. In Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security. Eds. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T, and Nossal, KR. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, pp. 1-10.  In French translation: Introduction.  In Evolution des menaces transnationales et sécurité frontalière. Eds. Leuprecht, C., T. Hataley and K.R. Nossal. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, pp. 1-12.

Leuprecht, C, and Hataley, T1. 2012. Trends and Discontinuities: Charting a Canadian research agenda. In Evolving Transnational Threats and Border Security. Eds. Leuprecht, C, Hataley, T, and Nossal, KR. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy, pp. 109-120.

French translation: Leuprecht, C, and Hataley T1. 2012. Tendances et discontinuités : propositions liées à un programme de recherche canadien.  In Evolution des menaces transnationales et sécurité frontalière. Eds. Leuprecht, C., T. Hataley and K.R. Nossal. Kingston: Queen’s Centre for International and Defence Policy. pp. 125-138.

2011

Leuprecht, C. 2011. Conclusion. In Security Operations in the 21st Century: Perspectives on the Comprehensive Approach. Eds. M. Rostek and P. Gizewski.  Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen’s University Press, pp. 237-247.

Leuprecht, C. 2011. Introduction. In Essential Readings in Canadian Constitutional Politics. Eds. C Leuprecht and P.H. Russell. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, pp. xv-xxiv.

2010

Leuprecht, C and Troy, J. 2010. Taking Allies Seriously: Modest Responses by Modest Countries? In Mission Critical: The Role of Smaller Democracies in Global Stability Operations. Eds. Leuprecht, C, T. Jodok and D. Last. Montreal and Kingston: McGill-Queen's University Press, pp. 1-10.

Leuprecht, C. 2010. Introduction. In Defending Democracy and Securing Diversity, C. Leuprecht, ed. Abingdon: Routledge.

2009

Leuprecht, C. 2009. Guest Editor’s Introductory NoteCommonwealth & Comparative Politics 47(4) November: 343-345.

Leuprecht, C. 2008-2009. Migration as the Demographic Wild Card in Civil Conflict: Mauritius and Fiji. Environmental Change and Security Program Report 13: 34-39.

2008

Leuprecht, C.  2008. Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Canadian Politics: Concise Edition (by Rand Dyck), 4th ed. Scarborough: Thomson Nelson, 2008.

2007

Leuprecht, C. 2007. Reforming Security Management: Prospects for the RCMP. Policy Options September 2007: 67-72.

Leuprecht, C.  2007. Serendipity. In Peacemaker 101: Careers Confronting Conflict. Roy Eidelson, Jena Laske, and Lina Cherfas, eds. Philadelphia, PA: Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, pp. 295-300.

Leuprecht, C. 2007. Instructor’s Manual and Test Bank, Canadian Politics: Critical Approaches (by Rand Dyck), 7th ed. Scarborough: Thomson Nelson.

Manuscripts and Reports

2016

7. Leuprecht, C. 2016. Smoking Gun: Strategic containment of contraband tobacco and cigarette trafficking in Canada. Ottawa: Macdonald Laurier Institute.

2014

6. Leuprecht, C. 2014. Report to the Yemeni Constitution Drafting Committee providing technical and expert advice on operationalizing Security and Defence in a federal context.  Sana’a: United Nations Office of the Special Advisor on Yemen.

5. Leuprecht, C. 2014. The Blue Line or the Bottom Line of Police Services in Canada: Arresting runaway growth in costs. Ottawa: Macdonald-Laurier Institute.

2013

4. Hataley, T1and Leuprecht, C. 2013. Organized Crime Beyond the Border. Ottawa: Macdonald-Laurier Institute, National Security Strategy for Canada Series, no. 5.

3. Norton, S3 and Leuprecht, C. 2013. Canadian Extremist Crime Database: Methodological Primer. Ottawa: Defence Research and Development Canada, Centre for Security Science, Technical Memorandum 2013-004.

2011

2. Leuprecht, C. 2011.  International security strategy: The socio-demographic and economic dawn of a new day. Vienna: Austrian Institute for European and Security Strategy.

1. Leuprecht, C and Winn, C. 2011. What Do Muslim Canadians Want?  The Clash of Interpretations and Public Opinion. Ottawa: Macdonald-Laurier Institute, True North Study Paper.

 

Book reviews

2016 4. Leuprecht, C. 2016. Governing Climate Induced Migration and Displacement. Journal of International Organizations Studies 7(1): 45-47.

2015

3. Leuprecht, C. 2015. European Military Transformation from the Rhine to Afghanistan, by Anthony King. Armed Forces and Society 41(1): 193-195.

2007

2. Leuprecht, C. 2007. Comparative Review of Michael Burgess’ Comparative Federalism: Theory and Practice and Thomas O. Hueglin and Alan Fenna, Comparative Federalism: A Systematic Inquiry in Federations Magazine 6(1) March/April: 7-8.

2005

1. Leuprecht, C. 2005. Review of a Special issue of the Journal of Peace Research on the Demography of Conflict and Violence. In: Environmental Change and Security Program Report 11.  This particular issue of the ECSP Report was named “Best Population Journal” by the Global Media Awards.

Testimony before committees of Parliament

2015

8. Bill C-59, An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget. House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. 28 May.

7. Study on Security Threats Facing Canada. Senate of Canada Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. 4 May.

6. Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts. Senate of Canada Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. 2 April.

5. Terrorist Financing in Canada and Abroad.  House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance. 31 March.

4. Bill C-44: An Act to Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts.  Senate of Canada Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. 23 March.

3. Bill C-51, An Act to enact the Security of Canada Information Sharing Act and the Secure Air Travel Act, to amend the Criminal Code, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and to make related and consequential amendments to other Acts. House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. 23 March.

2014

2. Bill C-44: An Act to Amend the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act and other Acts.  House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. 26 November.

2013 1. Economics of Policing/Policing Modernization.  House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Safety and National Security. 4 June.

 

Op-Ed Articles

2016

21. NATO’s Russian strategy must look beyond a Baltic mission.  Globe and Mail. 30 June 2016.

20. What does Ottawa know about the F-35s that the Danes don’t?  Toronto Star. 8 June 2016.

19. Canada Revenue Agency needs a new playbook.  Globe and Mail. 5 May 2016.

18. Is proportional representation a good model for Canada?  Globe and Mail. 19 March 2016.

2015

17. To meet the refugee crisis. National Post. 14 December 2015.

16. Why intelligence fails. Globe and Mail. 25 November 2015.

15. Complacent Canada could face same troubles as France. Sun newspaper syndication. 21 November 2015.

14. A refugee crisis?  The case for a principled response.  Sun newspaper syndication. 10 September 2015.

13. Extremist travellers aren’t about to go away. Globe and Mail, 12 August 2015.

12. Let First Nations Tax Tobacco. Sun newspaper syndication, 21 March 2015.

11. Done right: C-51 can balance freedom and security. The Globe and Mail, 16 March 2015.

10. Read and Vote: Will protect or imperil Canadians. The Globe and Mail, 10 March 2015.

9. Arresting runaway costs in Toronto Police Services, The Toronto Star, 5 Feburary 2015.

2014

8. Canada’s contraband problem is about much more than lost revenue, The Toronto Star, 10 December 2014.

7. Police are pricing themselves out of business, The Sunday Star, 6 April 2014.

6. Jóvenes, radicales e inadaptados La Razón (Spanish daily), 2 February 2014, p. 33.

2013

5. El ‘plan B’ de Hizbulá, La Razón (Spanish daily), 28 December 2013, p. 26.

2011

4. Getting the Message Across, Kingston Whig-Standard, 16 August 2011, p. 5.

2007 3. City-dwellers pay so rural residents can keep their schools, Kingston Whig-Standard, 4 May 2007.
2006 2. The dilemma of dual citizenship, Kingston Whig-Standard, 22 July 2006, p. 7
2005 1. Universities Miss Mark on Funding, The Toronto Star, 7 September 2005, A15

 

Extra-mural Research Funding

 

Duration

National Tri-Council Funding

Total amount

Leuprecht allocation

2016-2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Insight Grant
The diversity effect: does identity structure Canadian international policy interests?
PI: Leuprecht

$121,000 $30,250
2016-2017

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada; Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS) Research Project grant
Global Financial Networks and Anti-Terrorism Financing Laws.

$15,000 $15,000
2015-2023

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Partnership Grant
Terrorism, Security, and Society
PI: Lorne Dawson; Leuprecht co-applicant

$2,150,000 TBC

2014-2018

Canadian Tri-Council Network of Centres of Excellence
Smart Cybersecurity Network
PI: Benoit Dupont; Leuprecht co-PI: Functional theme – Designing a more resilient digital ecosystem

$1,600,000

TBC

2014

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Connection Grant
Arctic Sovereignty and Security - The Military, Professional Development and a Whole of Government Approach
PI: Heather Nicol; Leuprecht co-PI

$13,000

$13,000

2013-2019

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Partnership Grant: Borders in Globalization (BIG)
PI: Emmanuel Brunet-Jailly; Leuprecht co-PI: security

$3,980,000

$130,000

2012-2014

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Partnership Development Grant: The Kanishka Network for Research on Terrorism, Security and Society (TSAS)
PI: Dan Hiebert, UBC; Leuprecht collaborator

$1,370,000

$1,000

2012-2014

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Insight Development Grant: Collective Efficacy among cross-border communities
PI: Todd Hataley, RMCC; Leuprecht Collaborator

$35,041

~$15,000

2011

Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada in collaboration with Public Safety Canada, the Canada Border Services Agency, the Canadian Security Intelligence Service, and the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade. Workshop grant: Transnational Threats and Border Integrity
PI: Leuprecht

$30,000 +
$30,000

$60,000

2007-2012

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Multilateral Collaborative Research Initiative: Ethnicity and Democratic Governance
PI: Will Kymlicka & John McGarry, Queen’s University
co-PI: Leuprecht

$2,500,000

$5,000

2003-2008

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council Multilateral Collaborative Research Initiative: Public Policy in Municipalities
PI: Robert Young, University of Western Ontario
Collaborator: Leuprecht

$2,500,000 total

$15,000

2003-2005

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Federalism and Federations research stipend postdoctoral supplement

$12,000

$12,000

2003-2005

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada postdoctoral fellowship

$32,000 x 2

$64,000

2001-2003

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada doctoral fellowship

$18,000 x 2

$36000

 

Duration

Sponsored

Total amount

Leuprecht allocation

2016

Department of National Defence, Defence Engagement Program, NORAD-US Northcom

$25,000 $25,000
2015-2017

Canadian Security Safety Program: The Structure of Variation between Organized Crime Offenders and Others
co-PIs: Leuprecht and Skillicorn

$32,850 $32,850
2015-2016

Public Safety Canada: Terrorist Resourcing
co-PIs: O’Halloran, Dizboni, Leuprecht

$11,389.36 $11,389.36

2013-2016

Canadian Security Safety Program: Mitigating threats from violent extremist offenders in correctional institutions and communities
PI: Correctional Services Canada; Leuprecht co-PI: data mining and analysis

$768,000

$5,000 FY13/14 + $25,000 FY14/15

2012-2015

Technology Investment Fund: Harnessing 21st Century Skills
PI: Al Okros, CFC; Leuprecht co-PI

$750,000 total

$90,000 total:

about $30,000 each of FY 12/13, 13/14, and 14/15

2011-2014

Chemical, Biological, Nuclear, Radiological, Explosives Counter Terrorism Research Initiative (CBRNE-CRTI) National Security Data Initiative: Enhancing the Canadian evidence base for policy and operations
PI: Public Safety Canada
Leuprecht Expert Scientific Advisor

$1,310,000 + $1,554,000 (in-kind)

$45,000 FY 12/13 + $20,000

2009-2010

Centre for Security Science
1. Processes and determinants of shifts from sympathy, to support to engagement in extremism and violence
2. Canadian Terrorism Database
PI: Leuprecht

$60,000

$60,000

 

Duration

Other Extramural Funding

Total amount

Leuprecht allocation

2011-2013

Gimenez Abad Foundation & Forum of Federations: Public Safety in Federal Systems
PI: Leuprecht

$50,000

$50,000

2009

Forum of Federations workshop grant
PI: Leuprecht

$20,000

$20,000

2008-09

US Department of Homeland Security via Centre for the Study of Terrorism And Responses to Terrorism (START), University of Maryland: Ottawa Survey
PI: Clark McCauley, Bryn Mawr; Co-PI: Leuprecht

220,000 USD

$200,000

 

Duration

Intramural Funding

Total amount

Leuprecht allocation

2014-2017

RMCC Applied Research Program
Borders in Globalization SSHRC Partnership Grant institutional funding match

$15,000 $15,000
2013-2015

RMCC Applied Research Program
Cross-border community collaboration
PI: Leuprecht

$14,000 $14,000

2011, 2012, 2013

Total of 5 Queen’s University Undergraduate Summer Student Research Fellowships awarded
PI: Leuprecht

$30,000

$30,000

2013

RMCC Applied Research Program
PI: Leuprecht

$7,000

$7,000

2010-2011

RMCC Applied Research Program
PI: Leuprecht

$5,510

$5,510

2007-08

Royal Military College of Canada, Faculty Research Fund
PI: Leuprecht

$12,000

$12,000

Graduate Student Supervision and Co-Supervision

Post Doctoral:

PhD:

MA:

MPA:

Scholarly and Professional Activities

Leadership Positions

International Sociological Association, President, Research Committee 01: Armed Force & Conflict Resolution (2014-2018)

International Political Science Association, Secretary and Treasurer, Research Committee on Socio-Political Pluralism (RC16) (2000- )

Memberships

Association of Borderland Studies (ABS)

Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society (IUS)

International Sociological Association, Research Committee 01: Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution (RC01)

European Research Group on Armed Forces and Society

International Studies Association, Political Demography & Geography Section; Canada Section

International Political Science Association, Research Committee 16: Socio-Political Pluralism, Secretary and Treasurer

Editorial Positions

Member, Advisory Board, Springer book series in Advances in Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications (2015- )

Member, Editorial Board, Armed Forces & Society (2016- )

Member, Editorial Board, Eurolimes: Journal of the Institute for Euroregional Studies (2016- )

Member, Editorial Board, Current Sociology, Manuscript Series (2014- )

Member, Editorial Board, Commonwealth & Comparative Politics (2013- )

Associate Editor, McGill-Queen's University Press, Queen's Policy Studies series (2008-2010)

Professional Service

Natural Sciences and Research Council of Canada

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada: operating role

Executive Member, Canadian Society for Evidence-Based Policing

Member, Scientific Committee, Border Regions in Transition XV (2015-2016)

Security Structure Expert, United Nation’s Office of the Special Advisor on Yemen (2014-2015)

Canadian Political Science Association

Administrative Committees

Royal Military College of Canada

Queen’s University

Canadian Institute for Military and Veterans Health Research

External evaluator, Internal Quality Assurance Process. University of Ottawa (2015)

Subject Matter Expert on assessment of degree program submissions, Ontario Ministry of Training, Universities and Colleges (2011)

Conference Presentations

2016

The armed forces confronted with the Millennial general: Implications for recruitment. Swiss Military Academy/ETH Zürich. 12-13 July 2016.

Emerging Challenges to Combating Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing. Notre Dame Law School.  South Bend, IN, 29 April 2016.

Are Islamists special?  Nuances in transborder terror networks between Canada and the United States.  Confronting Terror in Canada and the United States: Domestic and International Dimensions.  Fulbright Foundation.  University of Hawaii at Manoa. 24-26 Feb 2016.

Wars Without Beginning or End: Violent Extremist Organizations and Irregular Warfare in the Sahel-Sahara. EUBorderScapes, Autonomous University of Barcelona, 28-29 January 2016.

2015

Canadian Political Science Association, Ottawa, 2 & 4 June 2015.

North American Correctional and Criminal Justice Psychology Conference, Ottawa, 4-6 June 2015.

Clustering Heterogeneous Semi-Structured Social Science Datasets.  International Conference on Computational Science, Reykjavik, Iceland, 1-3 June 2015.

Association of Borderland Studies, Portland, OR, April 2015.

2014

Hezbollah’s Terror Networks.  Sixth Illicit Networks Workshop. Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, 11-12 December 2014.

Border Regions in Transition at the Franco-German Border XIV.  Arras, Lille, Mons, 4-7 November 2014.

Whole-of-Government Approaches to Arctic Security. Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society. Ottawa, 18-19 October 2014.

Implications of Generational Change for the Armed Forces.  International Sociological Association, Yokohama. 13-19 July.

Panel Organizers, Determinants of Effective Cross-Border Cooperation.  International Sociological Association, Yokohama. 13-19 July 2014.

Association of Borderland Studies.  First World Congress.  Joensuu, Finland/St. Petersburg, Russia, 9-13 June 2014.

Future Trends in Military Interventions.  Centre for International and Defence Policy.  Queen’s University, Kingston, 16 April 2014.

Borders in Globalization: Security Template.  Association of Borderlands Studies.  Western Social Science Association, 2-5 April 2014.

Guns for Hire.  Association of Borderlands Studies.  Western Social Science Association, 2-5 April 2014.

Determinants of Collective Efficacy among Cross-Border Communities.  Border Security panel. International Studies Association, Toronto. 26-29 March 2014.

Analyse des réseaux terroristes Canada-É-U.  Atelier sur l’analyse des réseaux en délinquance. Université de Montréal. 20 March 2014.

2013

International Society for Military Studies, Copenhagen, 13-14 November 2013.

In the Name of Terror?  Information and Policy in the Decade post 9/11. Panel. Association for the Information Age (ASIST), Montreal. 1-5 November 2013.

Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, Chicago, 25-27 October 2013.

Fifth Annual Illicit Networks Workshop, California State University at Long Beach, 30 September – 1 October 2013.

Public security decision-making across nine federations. Annual meeting of the International Association for Centres of Federalism Study.  Bolzano, Italy, 12-13 September 2013.

Joint-Decision Making in Comparison – Retrenchment of Subnational Competences or Essential for Policy-Making?  European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, 2013, Sciences Po Bordeaux, 4-7 September 2013.

Canada’s Armed Servants: Discretion in Grand Strategy. Canada-U.S. Defence Relations: A Partnership for the 21st Century.  Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, George Mason University and Carleton University.  Washington, DC, 5-6 September 2013.

European Research Group on Armed Forces and Society, Madrid, 4-7 June 2013.

2012

International Studies Association Conference – International Security Studies Section, Security Studies in Times of Transition, Triangle Institute for Security Studies, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 4-6 October 2012.

Terrorist Networks as Strategic Repertoires: How and why recruitment, fundraising and domestic plots differ in the nature and extent of their underlying networks.  Fourth Annual Illicit Networks Workshop.  Vancouver, 1-2 October 2012.

Mental State of Influencers.  Foundations of Open-Source Intelligence FOSINT 2012.  Istanbul, August 2012.

Vectors of Extremism Across the Canada-US Border.  IEEE Conference on Intelligence and security Informatics.  Washington, DC, June 2012.

US-Canada cross-border terror networks. Western Social Sciences Association/Association of Borderlands Studies conference, Houston, 11-14 April 2012.

2011

Need democracy be protected from ethno-nationalist parties?  Power-Sharing: Normative and Empirical Critiques, Munk Centre, University of Toronto, 18-19 November 2011.

Transatlantic Forum: Nuclear Energy Policy in Europe and North America. Canadian Centre for German and European Studies, York University, Toronto, 11-12 November 2011.

Radicalization in Canada.  Canadian Association of Security and Intelligence Studies, Ottawa, 9-10 November 2011.

Canada-US cross-border extremist networks, 3rd Illicit Networks Workshop, University of Montreal, 3-4 October 2011.

Modelling the conditions for intervention by federal governments in sub-national affairs, International Association for Centres for Federalism Studies, German University of Public Administration, Speyer, 29 September - 1 October 2011.

European Research Group on Armed Forces and Society (ERGOMAS), Amsterdam Naval Barracks, 13-14 June 2011.

National Defence University (NDU), Centre for Hemispheric Defence Studies (CHDS), Washington, DC, 10 May 2011.

Transforming Security in North America Colloquium, George Washington University in collaboration with the U.S. Army War College, Washington, DC, 9-10 May 2011.

Trilateral Seminar on Common Agendas and Common Differences in North America: Canada, the United States, and Mexico, Centre for Higher Naval Studies, Mexico City, 11-13 April 2011.

Recruitment and Retention 2010, Defence IQ, London, UK 6 December 2011.

Grand Strategy in the Age of Population Aging: Implications of Demographic Change for Peace and Conflict in the 21st century, Trudeau Centre for Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Toronto, 18 November 2011.

2010

Public Security in Federal Polities: Exploring the Global-National-Local Continuum, Forum of Federations, New Delhi, India, 7-8 December 2010.

The "New Normal" of Doing More with Less: The Compound Effect of Mounting Demographic and Fiscal Constraints on Recruitment in the 21st Century’, quadrennial meeting of the International Sociological Association, Research Committee 01 on Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution, 11-17 July 2010.

The Impact of Demographic Change on Territorial Finance in the Federal Republic of Germany.  Annual Meeting of the Council for European Studies at Columbia University. Montreal 15-17 April 2010.

“The War of Ideas: Evidence on Antecedents of Radicalization and Support for Extremist Violence,” Order, Conflict, and Violence workshop, Yale University, 13 January 2010.

2009

Canadian Foreign Policy: Is There a Diaspora Effect?,” International Relations Workshop, Yale University, 11 November 2009.

“Deception Among Candidates for Public Office,” Comparative Politics Workshop, Yale University, 20 October 2009.

"Demographic Change and Federalism Reform in Germany: Problem and Solution?" Annual meeting of the German Studies Association, Washington, DC 8-11 October 2009.

"The Demographic Economy of National Defence: Turning "the problem" into part of the solution," annual meeting of the European Research Group on Military and Society, Working Group on Recruitment and Retention, 22-26 June 2009.

"The limitations and opportunities of demographic change for Canada's Land Force ," Workshop on Canadian Defence and Security Policy, annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Carleton University, Ottawa, 27-29 May 2009.

"Demographic Determinants of Canadian Foreign Policy: Does Demography Have Predictive Capacity?" International Studies Association 50 annual meeting, New York City, 15-18 February 2009.

"The Demographics of National Security: Turning “the problem” into Part of the Solution," International Studies Association 50 annual meeting, New York City, 15-18 February 2009.

2008

"The Capabilities Question: Demographic Constraints," St. Malo + 10: Is the EDSP Capable and Credible, Queen's Centre for International Relations, 4-6 December 2008.

"Measuring Effectiveness: Lessons for State-Building," Eighth annual conference on Command, Law, and Ethical Leadership," Canadian Forces' Military Law Centre, Kingston, 18-19 November 2008.

"Assessing Canada's Strategic Environment in light of Demographic Change." Canada and the Changing Strategic Environment: The Canada First Defence Strategy and Beyond, University of British Columbia, 23-25 October 2008.

"Demographic Shifts and Federal Governance: Implications of differentiation for public-policy formulation, priorities, and national unity," Annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Vancouver, 4-6 June 2008.

"The Demography of Inter-Ethnic Violence," Annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, Vancouver, 4-6 June 2008.

"The Politics of Budget Consolidation, Tax Reform and Expenditure Control: Lessons from the Canadian Experience", European Consortium for Political Research Joint Sessions of Workshops: Workshop on Sustainable Public Finance, Sciences Po Rennes, 11-16 April 2008.

2007

The Demography of Inter-Ethnic Violence," annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, 30 August - 2 September 2007.

“Demographic constraints of federal governance,” Different Perspectives on Canadian Federalism: Retrospective and Prospective, University of Waterloo and Centre for International Governance Innovation, 26-28 April 2007.

2006

"The Demographic Security Dilemma," Political Demography: Ethnic, National and Religious Dimensions, Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism, London School of Economics, 29-30 September 2006.

"Terrorists in Parliament," Solomon Ash Centre for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict reunion conference, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 8-10 June 2006.

"Diasporas and the CF Role in Peace Operations," Queen's Centre for International Relations annual spring conference on "Suez 50+", Kingston, 15-17 May 2006.

"The Demographic Security Dilemma", annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, 31 Aug - 3 September 2006.

"Terrorists in Parliament?!" Association for the Study of Nationalities, Columbia University, New York, 23-25 March 2006.

"Pluralism, theory, and demographic change: Implications for (multi-level) governance in the twenty-first century." Triennial meeting of the International Political Science Association, Fukuoka, Japan, 8-13 July 2006.

"Theorizing interethnic violence: A critical assessment of contending approaches." Trienniel meeting of the International Political Science Association, Fukuoka, Japan, 8-13 July 2006.

Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, Philadelphia, PA, 8-10 June 2006.

"Comparing multilevel governance in Canada and the United States: Lessons for Germany." Annual meeting of the German Association of Canadian Studies, Grainau, Germany, 17-19 February 2006.

Research Training Network on Demographic Sustainability and European Integration, Max Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, 31 January 2006.

2005

"Task Capacity and Liberal-Democratic Legitimation of Modern Militaries: The Case of the Canadian Forces." Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society, 21-23 October 2005, Chicago.

"New Forces and Structural Determinants of Decentralization," Comparative Multilevel Governance, 14-15 October 2005, Toronto.

"Rethinking Power and Powers in International Relations: Socio-demographic change," Emerging Powers: Governance in a Changing Global Order, Kingston, Queen's Centre for International Relations, 15-17 June 2005.

"Political demography of federal governance: Fiscal Equalization in Canada," Annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of Western Ontario, 2-4 June 2005 .

"Strategies for regulation ethnic conflict in small-island countries: comparative evidence from Fiji and Mauritius," Annual meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association, University of Western Ontario, 2-4 June 2005 .

"Demographic change and equalization in Canada,” Annual meeting of the New England Political Science Association, Portland, Maine, 29-30 April 2005.

"Political Demography of Ethnic Violence: Comparative evidence on path-dependency from Mauritius and Fiji,” Nation and Empire: 15th annual meeting of the Association for the Study of Ethnicity and Nationalism (ASEN), London School of Economics (LSE), 20-21 April 2005).

"Demographic Change, Pluralism, and Diversity: Implications for Civil-Military Relations,” Cornwallis X: Analysis of New and Emerging Societal Conflicts, Royal Military College, 21-24 March 2005.

"The role of pluralism as a means of regulating ethnic conflict: Comparative evidence from Mauritius and Fiji,” IPSA RC16 annual meeting, Lexington, VA, March 10-12, 2005.

"Demographic Change and Federal Systems,” Deutsche Hochschule für Verwaltungswissenschaften, Speyer, February 23-25, 2005.

2004

Comparative demography of interethnic violence: a plurimethodological investigation into path dependency,” International Studies Association, Annual Convention, Honolulu, March 1-5, 2004 .

"Harnessing diasporas to enhance peace and stability operations,” Annual conference of the Regional Peace Studies Consortium, The Maxwell School of Syracuse University, November 2004.

"Leveraging Ethnic Demography: Canada's Force Multiplier,” Inter-University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society Canada 2004 conference, Toronto, October 1-3, 2004.

"Demography of interethnic violence: an investigation into path dependency,” IPSA RC14 Ethnicity and Politics annual meeting, University of Ottawa, September 30-October 2, 2004.

"The politics of demographic change and ethnic relations: Canada and Lebanon in comparative perspective,” Rassemblement Canadien pour le Liban, Montreal, September 18, 2004.

2003

"The politics of demography in ethnically divided societies: Reflections on method," International Union for Scientific Study of Population, Working Group on Demography of Conflict and Violence, Oslo, November 8-11, 2003.

2002

Reconciling the Liberties: Berlin's paradox," Middle Atlantic & New England Council for Canadian Studies 15th Biennial Conference, Buffalo, October 2-6, 2002.

"Minister of Foreign Affairs Thinkers' Retreat on Canada and Security Challenges," Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development, Ottawa, September 5-6, 2002.

"Think Locally, Act Globally: the democratic paradox of undemocratic institutions - counter-intuitive reflections on the legitimacy of the state in Eastern Europe," Canadian Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Toronto, May 29-31, 2002.

"Trous et traces de recherche en matière de défense canadienne et politique étrangère" Colloque annuel de la Société Québécoise de Science Politique, La science politique eet la société Université Laval, May 14-15, 2002 .

"Moderates, Radicals and Parliament: Should "extremist" nationalist parties be banned?" Representation and Identity in an Integrated Europe, Institute for European and Russian Studies, Carleton University, May 9-10, 2002.

"Theoretical Explanations for Political Choices: Philosophical Motives for Fixing Election Dates in the United States and Canada" (with Dr. James D. McHugh, Roosevelt University) New England Political Science Association annual meeting, Portland, Maine, May 3-4. 2002 .

"Think Locally, Act Globally: the democratic paradox of undemocratic institutions - counter-intuitive reflections on the legitimacy of the state in Eastern Europe," Transnational Democracy: Lessons from the Nation-State? Nationalism and Ethnic Conflict Research Group, University of Western Ontario, March 15-17, 2002.

"Think Locally, Act Globally: the democratic paradox of undemocratic institutions - counter-intuitive reflections on the legitimacy of the state in Eastern Europe,” The European Union's Eastern Enlargement: Surveying the Social and Economic Divides Joint Initiative for German and European Studies at the University of Toronto, February 7-10, 2002.

2001

"The Tory Fragment: Endangered Species? and Taking the Wind out of Political Surfing,” Association of Canadian Studies - United States, San Antonio, November 14-18, 2001.

"Could Civic Republicanism reframe the Centrifugal-Centripetal Debate?" Political Realism from Trudeau to Taylor: New Perspectives from Political Science, Philosophy, and History, University of Ottawa, June 15, 2001.

"Let's think about it: A regular election cycle in Canada. Would it make a difference?" (with Chris McCreery) Canadian Political Science Association and Société québécoise de Science Politique joint annual meeting, Quebec City, May 27-29, 2001.

"Endangered species: the Tory fragment,” New England Political Science Association annual meeting, Portsmouth, NH, May 4-5, 2001 .

"Imperial Defence: a Canadian Heritage Moment Replayed - Will Star Wars sink the Canadian battleship?" Canadian Centre for Foreign Policy Development 3rd annual Graduate Student Seminar, in association with the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ottawa, April 30-May 4, 2001 .

2000

"Fudging Democracy: From Retail to Wholesale" (with Chris McCreery) Northeastern Political Science Association 32nd annual conference, electoral environment: participation, spending, and vote fraud panel, Albany, NY, November 9-11, 2000.

"Quebec, Jihad and McWorld," Middle Atlantic & New England Council for Canadian Studies 14th biennial conference, Bridgewater State University, Plymouth, MA, October 19-22, 2000.

"Reconsidering Jihad vs. McWorld: The Political Economy of Nationalism and Globalisation?” International Peace Conference, University of Ottawa, Ontario, August 16-19, 2000.

"The Politics of Esther - Towards a dialectical epistemology of the Open Book,” Scholarship and the Open Book  Ancaster, Ontario, August 16-20, 2000.

"CD-ROM multimedia learning technology presentation to the triennial meeting of the" International Political Science Association, Quebec City, August 1-5, 2000 .

"(Dodging) ... the Magic Bullet: the politics of IT in the postindustrial Academy" Joint Annual Meeting of the Canadian Political Science Association and the Société québécoise de science politique, Law and Public Policy Section.

"Nationalism and Globalisation: Quebec, Jihad and McWorld,” (Recipient of the Newcombe Peace Research Award) Canadian Peace Research and Education Association 35th Annual Conference, keynote address Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, June 1-4, 2000.

"Rethinking the relation between church and state: the implications for political economy" (The 5th Annual Great Lakes Political Economy Conference, Crossing Borders: From Marginal Positions to Oppositional Imaginations, Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, May 5-7, 2000 .

"Nationalism and Globalisation: Quebec, Jihad and McWorld,” New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Comparative Politics Section (Canada) Hartford, Connecticut, May 5-6, 2000.

"Étudier la politique postindustrielle : Élaborer une théorie sur la politique des nouvelles technologies dans l'Académie canadienne," Ve Congrès des jeunes politologues en collaboration avec la Société québécoise de sciences politique, atelier libre, Science Politique et Sciences Sociales au XXIe siècle : vers de nouveau défis, Université Laval, Quebec City, March 17-28, 2000.

 

Service: (Co-)organized Conferences, Workshops, Summer Schools, and Professional Development Courses

2016

Smart Cybersecurity Network conference on intergovernmental and multilevel governance dimensions of cybersecurity in Canada.  Ottawa, 26-27 October 2016

International Sociological Association, Research Committee 01: Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution, interim meeting, Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, 25-28 Sep 2016.

Borders in Globalization, Summer Institute on Border Integrity. Ottawa, 6-7 June 2016.

Border Regions in Transition (BRIT) XV, 17-20 May 2016, Hamburg, Germany and Sonderborg, Denmark.

Criminal Intelligence, Information-Sharing und Joint Task Forces: The Canadian Perspective. Delmenhorst, Germany, 9 May 2016.

NORAD Workshop. Colorado Springs, USA, 28-31 March 2016.

2015

Security Sector Reform. Ukrainian National Defence University, Kiev, 9-13 March 2015.

2014

Arctic Security: Whole of Government Professional Development workshop, Canadian Defence Academy and Trent University, 5-7 May 2014.

2012

Public Security in Federal Systems. Gimenez Abad Foundation, Zaragoza, Spain, 6-7 November 2012.

Summer School on North American Integration and Border Relations: Security Stakes at the Canada-U.S. Border, Université de Sherbrooke, École de politique appliquée, 20-24 August 2012.

Public Security in Federal Systems. Authors workshop. Forum of Federations, Ottawa, 22 March 2012.

2011

Evolving Transnational Security Threats and Border Security Issues.  Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Public Safety Canada, Canadian Border Services Agency, Canadian Security Intelligence Service, Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.  Ottawa, 27 June 2011.

Non-proliferation workshop.  Community of Interest.  Global Futures Forum.  Swedish National Defence College, 15-16 June 2011.

2010

Red teaming – decision-making support workshop. Swedish National Defence College, 11 November 2010.

2009

Security in Federal Systems: Canada, Mexico, and the United States. Yale University (in collaboration with the Forum of Federations). 9 November 2009.

New Missions -- New Challenges II: The EU and Canada's new international-peacekeeping and crisis-management operations. Queen's University and Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston. 30 October 2009.

Security: The Canada-US border. Yale University (in collaboration with the Canadian Consulate General, New York City). 8 October 2009.

New Missions -- New Challenges: The EU and Canada's new international-peacekeeping and crisis-management operations. Swedish National Defence College (in cooperation with the Austrian Institute for European and Security Policy), Stockholm. 22 June 2009.

Sustainable Governance of Uncertainty: Comparing State Responses to Demographic Change, Climate Change, the International Health Accord on Pandemics, and the Financial Crisis. Woodrow Wilson Center and Bertelsmann Foundation, Washington, DC. 21 May 2009.

11th National Metropolis Conference. Workshops organized on "Research Methods on Pathways to Radicalization and Violent Extremism" and "Evidence on Radicalization: What we actually know". Calgary, 19-22 Mar 2009.

2007

Defending Democracy: Accommodating Diversity in the Security Sector, Queen's Centre for International Relations and Centre for Security, Armed Forces, and Society, Royal Military College of Canada, 1-3 Nov 2007.

The Federal Idea: A Conference in honour of Ronald L. Watts, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, Queen's University, 18-20 Oct 2007.

Dialogue on Diversity in Canada's Armed Forces, Queen's University Chair of Defence Management Studies, 19-20 Apr 2007.

2006

Fiscal Relations and the Future of Canada, Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University, 28-29 Sep 2006.

2005

Cities in Multilevel Government Systems: Lessons from Abroad, Toronto, 14-15 October 2005..

2004

Canadian Federalism and National Security: Intergovernmental and Comparative Perspectives, Kingston, 19-20 November 2004.

Plenary and Invited Talks

2016

Overview of Global Peace and Security Challenges.  Annual General Meeting of the NATO Treaty Association of Canada, 11 October 2016.

Borders in Globalization. Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul.  Porto Alegre, Brazil, 22 September 2016.

Violent Extremism Course, Ontario Provincial Police, 13 September 2016.

Sécurité et développement: comment gérer la frontier.  Université Grenobles-Alpes et Mission Opérationnelle Transfrontalière.  Paris, 7 July 2016.

Military Internationalization and Globalization. Swedish National Defence Academy. 27-28 June 2016.

Illicit Transnational Networks.  Queen’s Alumni Association Dinner.  Toronto, 15 June 2016.

New Applications of Network Science: Transnational terrorist organizations as a case study.  Hamburg Academy of Sciences, 27 May 2016.

Six Packs and Fighter Aircraft: Canada, the F-35, and Lessons for Denmark. University of Copenhagen: Centre for Military Studies, 23 May 2016.

Political Demography and Security Implications.  Symposium on Demographic Changes & Consequences.  Canadian Forces College & Raoul-Dandurand Chair, Université du Québec à Montréal. 9 June 2016.

Migration – What can Germany learn from Canada?  Wirtschaftsrat.  Bremen, 9 May 2016.

Transnational Illicit Networks.  University of Bremen, 3 May 2016.

Probus Club of Kingston. 13 April 2016.

Conflict & Intervention: Scanning the Demographic Horizon.  Führungsakademie der Bundeswehr. Hamburg-Blankenese. 11-12 March 2016.

Cyber Risk and Cyber Security.  Conference Board of Canada. Ottawa, ON, 10-11 Feb 2016.
Transnational Illicit Networks: Why bad guys cross borders and what to do about it. Hanse-Wissenschaftkolleg Fellow Lecture, 27 January 2016.

The demographics of intervention(ism): Canadian foreign policy in comparative perspective.  JFK Institute for North America Studies, Free University Berlin, 19 January 2016.

2015

An assessment of global terrorism and its transformation. Manuel Giminez Abad Foundation. Saragossa, Spain, 18 November 2015.

Cyberdéfense. Ecoles de Saint-Cyr Coëtquidan. 12 November 2015.

Trends in Loss Prevention Futures.  Retail Council of Canada: Loss Prevention 2015 conference. Mississauga, ON, 16 Sep 2015.

Defence Policy “Walmart Style:” Canadian Lessons in “not-so-grand” Grand Strategy.  Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, 29 July 2015.

Mapping and Analyzing Violent Extremist Organizations in North-West Africa.  United States Institute of Peace, Washington, DC, 27 July 2015.

Countering and Preventing Extremist Radicalization: Canada in comparative perspective.  Royal Spanish Institute of International and Strategic Studies (IEEE). 19 May 2015.  Universidad Complutense. 20 May 2015. Fundacion Gimenez Abad. 20 May 2015. Barcelona Institute of International Relations (IBEI). 21 May 2015. Institut Europeu de la Mediterrania. 22 May 2015.

Terrorism and Border Security, Beles-Bolyoi University, Cluj, Romania, 11 May 2015.

Presentation of implications of C-51 to the Canadian Association of Police Governance. 23 April 2015.

US SOCNORTH SOF role in combatting transnational crime. Colorado Springs, 8-9 April 2015.

Testimony on Bill C-51 to the Senate of Canada’s Standing Committee on National Security and Defence. Ottawa, 2 April 2015.

Testimony on terrorist financing to a subcommittee of House of Commons’ Standing Committee on Finance. Ottawa. 31 March 2015.

Other People’s Wars: Foreign Fighters and Radicalization from a Canadian Perspective. Mackenzie Institute.  Kingston, 26 March 2015.

Tax & Enforcement: Tackling Ontario’s Contraband Tobacco Problem.  Albany Club.  Toronto, 2 March 2015.

Presentation of the Policing Modernization working group of the Association of Municipalities of Ontario, Toronto, 20 February 2015.

Guns, Drugs and Terrorists: The Application of Network Science to Illicit Transborder Activities.  University of Ottawa, Centre for International Policy Studies, Security Studies Network, 12 February 2015.

ISIS: Implications for Canada.  Rotary Club.  Kingston, 22 January 2015.

2014

Anti-Contraband Tobacco Working Group.  Rideau Club.  Ottawa, 25 November. 2014.

Canada among Nations 2015. Centre for Global Governance Innovation. Waterloo, 26-27 October 2014.

Borders in Globalization conference. Carleton University. Ottawa, 25-26 September 2014.

Costs of Policing. Annual General Meeting, Association of Municipalities of Ontario. London, Ontario.  19 August 2014.

Swiss Military Academy (MILAK) at the ETH Zurich. 24 June 2014.

Arresting runaway growth in costs of policing services. Ontario Association of Police Service Boards, Spring Conference and Annual General Meeting, 22-24 May 2014.

CBRNE: The local threat. Kingston International Security Conference. 12-14 May 2014.

Canada-US Defence Relations: A Partnership for the 21st century.  Carleton University, in cooperation with Ball State University and the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, 5 March 2014.

Canadian Forces College. 10 February 2014.

Illicit networks in the Mediterranean.  Near East South Asia Center for Strategic Studies, National Defence University. Washington, DC. 30 January 2014.

Sustainable Policing Costs. Eastern Ontario Warden’s Caucus. 17 January 2014.

2013

The Costs of Policing. Annual General Meeting, Association of Municipalities of Ontario. August 2013, Ottawa.

Applying Social Network Analysis to the Study of Terrorism.  Joint Research Centre on Transnational Crime, Universita Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milan, 3 July 2013.

Multinational Missions.  Katholische Universität Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Germany, 2 July 2013.

Support in Society for the Armed Forces: Perspectives from North America and Europe. Atlantische Commissie. The Hague, 1 July 2013.

Perspectives on political radicalization: what Canadian survey data tell us about the connection between opinion and action.  International Centre for Counter-Terrorism, The Hague, 21 June 2013.

Canada and Europe: “Post-Pivot” Partners in Defence? Egmont Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels, 20 June 2013.

Making the Alliance work: Converging security interests between Canada and Europe. German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin, 18 June 2013.

Diversity and Defence: Military Management of Demographic Change. German Marshall Fund. Berlin, 17 June 2013.

Diversity in the Armed Forces. Bundeswehr Centre for Military Social Sciences and History. Potsdam, 17 June 2013.

Politically Motivated Violent Extremism: Insights and Lessons from the Canadian Experience. Barcelona Centre for International Affairs (CIDOB), 30 May 2013.

Politically Motivated Violent Extremism: Insights and Lessons from the Canadian Experience. Royal Spanish Institute of International and Strategic Studies (IEEE), 28 May 2013.

Demographic change and post-interventionist armed forces.  Edmonton United Services Institute. 11 May 2013.

Policing Costs – The Thin Red Line.  Association of Municipalities of Ontario.  Mississauga: 18-19 April 2013. 

Staff course, Swedish National Defence College, 23-27 June 2013.

IDGA 4th annual Border Security Summit, Detroit, 25-27 March 2013.

Later Life Learning, Kingston, 18 January 2013.

2012

Federal State, Continental Energy Networks: Setting incentives to foster the convergence of public and private interests. The State of the Federation 2012: Regions, Resources, Resiliency. Kingston: 29 November – 1 December 2012.

Later Life Learning, Belleville, 21 November 2012.

Border Colloquium Series, Western Washington University, 3 October 2012.

Canadian Forces College, Toronto, 21 September 2012.

National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, annual meeting, University of Maryland, 20 September 2012.

Imaging Canada’s Future Regional Colloquium, University of Ottawa, 7 September 2012

École d’été : Colloque sécurité transfrontalière.  Université de Sherbrooke, 20-24 August 2012.

European Summer School on Human Rights, Minorities and Diversity Management.  Diversity Politics in Multi-Nation States.  European Academy, Bolzano, Italy, June-July 2012.

Cyber Security: Mapping Canada’s Landscape.  Critical Infrastructure and Cyber Security Conference, Public Safety Canada, June 2012.

Royal United Services Institute, Kingston.  “Radicalization.”  17 May 2012.

École d’été international sur les terrorismes.  “Homegrown Radicalization.“  Université Laval, Quebec City.  10 May 2012.

Enhancing Trade, Travel and Security: The U.S. Perimeter and Regulatory Action Plans, Bridgewater State University, MA, 19 April 2012

Western Social Sciences Association.  Association for Borderlands Studies.  Roundtable book discussion of Geoffrey Hale’s So Near Yet So Far. Houston, TX, 10-14 April 2012.

Texas A&M University, The Bush School of Government and Public Service, Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, 13 April 2012.

Making Institutions Resilient: Lessons from the Northern Border on reconciling security and trade.  Texas A&M International University, Center for Western Hemispheric Trade, Laredo, TX, 11 April 2012.

Security’s Impact on Border Policies.  European Union Centre of Excellence, University of Victoria, 30-31 March 2012.

Canada and Al-Shabaab. Understand Al-Shabaab and implications for Canadian national security.  Royal Military College of Canada, 26-27 March 2012.

2011

Canada’s Alternative Federal Futures. State of the Federation 2011 conference, Montreal, 1-3 Dec 2011.

Radicalization in Canada: New Evidence. Annual conference, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies, Ottawa, 9-10 November 2011.

Nuclear Energy Policy in Europe and North America. Canadian Center for German and European Studies, York University, 11-12 November 2011.

Canadian Forces College, Toronto, 23 Sep 2011.

European Academy Summer School on Minority Rights, Bolzano, Italy, 29 June 2011.

Institute for Canadian Studies, University of Augsburg, Germany, 29 June, 5 and 13 July 2011.

Wir sind Bundeswehr, Humboldt University, Berlin, 20-21 June 2011.

Institute for North American Studies, Free University Berlin, 22 June 2011.

Canada Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, DC, 11 May 2011.

Helmut Schmidt University of the German Bundeswehr, Hamburg, 1 April 2011.

2010

Canadian Forces College, Toronto, October 2010.

Forum of Federations Public Security Workshop, Northern Border College, Tijuana, Mexico 30-31 April 2010.

2009

Die Deutsche Föderalismus-Reform: Der Governance Ansatz -- Teil des Problems oder Teil der Lösung? Centrum für Globalisierung und Governance, University of Hamburg, 1 July 2009.

Rapporteur for the DND-sponsored conference Comprehensive Approach. Kingston: Queen’s University, 15-16 April 2009.

Panel on Military Education, Core Values Workshop, Swedish National Defence College, 8-10 January 2009.

Expert workshop on Global Mega-Trends in Light of the Current Economic Slowdown. Bertelsmann Foundation, Washington, DC, 4-6 November 2009.

Canadian Forces College, Toronto, October 2009.

"The Demographic Security Dilemma," Peace Research Institute of Oslo, 25 June 2009.

"Radical Ideologies in Comparative Perspective," Expert Meeting: Counter Narratives and the performative power of counter-terrorism," Campus The Hague, Leiden University, 4-5 June 2009.

"Can demographic difference explain (in)security?" Demography and Security: The Politics of Population Change, The Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 1-2 May 2009.

"The demographics of democratization: Mauritius and Fiji as counter-intuitive case studies," Ethnicity and Democratic Governance workshop on Democratization and Ethnic Communities, University of Toronto, 17-18 April 2009.

2008

"Decision-making contingencies with respect to European Security and Defence Policy as a function of demographic change," European Security and Defence Policy: 10 years after St. Malo. Queen's Center for International Relations, Kingston, 5-6 December 2008.

"The demographic economy of European security," University of Victoria, 27 October 2008.

"Afghanistan: Canadian Perspectives on the Transatlantic Relationship." Stiftung Wissenschaft Politik, Berlin, 30 June 2008.

"Future Political Steering of Heterogeneity in Germany." Foundations for Reforming Fiscal Federalism in Germany. Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and Bertelsmann Stiftung. Cadenabbia, Italy, 21-23 September 2008.

"Governing Vancouver as a World-Class City: Lessons from an international comparative study of multilevel governance in eight countries." Vancouver, 18-20 June.

Canadian Federation for the Humanities and Social Sciences annual conference ("Learneds Societies"), Panel on AntiRacist Equity: Action and Traction -- "Equity How To" from the field, Vancouver, 5 June 2008.

"Recent Trends in Canadian Federalism," European Academy, Bolzano, Italy, 21 April 2008.

"Does Canada know more? Accreditation of Qualifications among Immigrants," Society for International Development; Berlin, 16-17 April 2008.

Roundtable: Networking Justice, Policing, and Security. Tenth National Metropolis Conference. Halifax, 3-6 April 2008.

Government of Canada, Privy Council Office, "Demographic Shifts and Federal Governance: Implications of differentiation for public-policy formulation, priorities, and national unity", Ottawa, 27 February 2008.

University of Graz, Austria and European Academy Bolzano, Italy, Master's Program in European Integration and Regionalism, 1 February 2008.

2007

Aging Society and the Armed Forces," Demographic Change: A Challenge for National and Global Security, Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research and Bundeswehr Academy for Security Politics, Berlin, 13 December 2007.

"Just How Liberal and Democratic is Canadian Foreign Policy?" Queen's Foreign Policy Conference, Queen's International Affairs Association, Kingston, 9-10 November 2007.

"The Politics of Fiscal Reform and Equalization in Canada", Reforming German Federalism: Stage II -- Restructuring the Financial Relationships in the German Federal State, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung, Bertelsmann Stiftung, and European Centre for Federalism Studies, Cadenabbia, Italy, 9-12 September 2007.

University of Augsburg, Institut für Kanada Studien, 8 July 2007.

Woodrow Wilson International Center of Scholars, "Demography and Security", Washington, DC, 13 Jun 2007.

2006

Fiscal transfers and financial autonomy in international comparison," On the road to a second step of the federal reform - preconditions and perspectives of a reorganization of the finanzial relations within the German federal state, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung and European Centre for Federalism Studies, Caddenabbia, Italy, 21-24 Sep 2006.

Max-Planck Institute for Demographic Research, Rostock, Germany, "Demographic Change and Federal Governance", 6 July 06.

"Demography, Pluralism, and Security: Making 'the problem' part of the solution", Canada Lecture at the Free University, Berlin, 6 July 06.

George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies: "Peacekeeping isn't what it used to be", 27 June 06.

University of Augsburg, Institut für Kanada Studien, "Paining the Maple Leaf blue", 26 June 2006.

Peace Operations after the Cold War: Emerging Trends, German Association of the United Nations, Munich, June 2006.

Technical University of Dresden: "The implications of demographic change on public finance: Germany in international comparison", June 2006.

Queen's University Research Groups on Nationalism, Ethnicity, and Multicultural Citizenship, "Terrorists in Parliament?!", 10 March 2006.

Fair Vote Canada, in conjunction with the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, forum on "Designing a Fair Voting System: How can Proportional Representation work in the Province of Ontario?", 3 March 2006.

Canadian Consulate General in Stuttgart, "Canada’s 2006 federal election: Implications for Germany", February 2006.

George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies: "Armed Forces and Societal Change: The implications of demographic change for recruitment, institutional culture, and leadership", February 2006.

2005

Embassy of Canada and John F. Kennedy Institute for North American Studies at the Free University of Berlin: Implications of demographic change for liberal democracy: "The German and Canadian federal and multilevel governance systems in comparative perspective", October 2005.

Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago-Kent College of Law, Chicago Council on Foreign Relations, and the Canadian Consulate in Chicago, May 2005.

George Mason University School of Public Policy, March 2005.

Sozialwissenschaftliches Institut der Bundeswehr, February 2005.

University of Pennsylvania, Solomon Asch Center for Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict, February 2005.

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