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BOKHARI, Kamran »


Senior Lecturer, Security & Policy Institute
Lecturer

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Kamran Bokhari teaches courses on national security and foreign policy to Canadian military, intelligence and security officials at the University of Ottawa and is a consultant to The World Bank Group. Bokhari is also the former Advisor on Middle Eastern and South Asian Affairs (2003-15) to the U.S. geopolitical intelligence firm, Stratfor. He is the author of Political Islam in the Age of Democratization (Palgrave Macmillan, December 18, 2013) and is working on a second book on how to ideologically combat the self-styled Islamic State and its so-called caliphate, which is due to publish in 2016. He also has contributed chapters to edited volumes such as the Oxford Handbook on Islam & Politics (2013) & Debating Moderate Islam: The Geopolitics of Islam and the West (2007). Bokhari has delivered briefings to various American, Canadian and British government departments. Over the years he has published thousands of analytical/theoretical/op-ed articles and has presented research papers in various international academic and policy forums. He has given hundreds of interviews to leading global media outlets, including: The New York Times, The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, The Reuters, Associated Press, AFP, CNN, MSNBC, CNBC, Fox News, Foreign Policy, NPR, Forbes, The Christian Science Monitor, National Journal, Toronto Star, The Globe and Mail, CBC, CTV, BBC, Al Jazeera, Al Arabiya, CNN-Turk, Pakistan's GEO TV, India's Hindustan Times, Xinhua and the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. He has many years of teaching experience at US & UK universities. Based in Toronto, Bokhari is a PhD candidate in the department of politics and international relations at London's University of Westminster where he is writing his thesis 'Moderation Among Salafists and Jihadists' with Egypt's Nour Party & Afghanistan's Taliban movement as his case studies. He tweets at @KamranBokhari. Areas of Expertise • Geopolitics of the Muslim World • Middle East • South Asia • Islamism/Jihadism • Geo-sectarianism • Democratization • Civil-Military Relations • Counterterrorism/Deradicalization • Countering Violent Extremism • Islamist/Muslim Moderation • Foreign Policy • Security/Intelligence Affairs • Comparative Political Systems

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DE KERCKHOVE, Ferry »


Senior fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4852)
Cell: 613-400-2414
Home: 613-421-8263
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My diplomatic career has exposed me to the Muslim World (Iran, Pakistan, Indonesia) and to the Arab world (Egypt), as well as to Russia and to Security issues (NATO). Of course, with 38 years of experience in Foreign Affairs, I do have a solid background onn Canadian Foreign Policy. I have been involved in policy planning (both political and trade) for over 6 years during my career at DFAIT. I have contributed a number of TV and Radio interviews on issues related to all facets of my experience and have written a number of pieces and comments at conferences all over Canada and abroad. As the Executive Vice President of the Conference of Defence Associations Institute, and the co-author of "Canada's Strategic Outlook" of the CDAI for 2013 and 2014, I am also involved in Canada's defence policy. I write as well for CDFAI and for CIPS.

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DIB, Kamal »


Part-time professor
Faculty of Arts
Modern Languages and Literatures

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Cell: 819-635-8135
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-Canadian studies: multiculturalism, linguistic duality, diversity, Canadian demographics, employment equity, Aboriginal affairs, Canadian socio-economic issues. -Germany: German immigration and multiculturalism, German modern history and culture. -Arab world and its culture, language, literature, economic and social history, focus on Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, and Egypt. Conflicts in Syria, Lebanon, Iraq.

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EL KADRI, Nour »


Professor
Part-time professor
Telfer School of Management
Association of Part-Time Professors of the University of Ottawa

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Cell: 613-240-3181
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I teach Strategic Management and Corporate Governance in the MBA programs at the Telfer School of Management, and Artificial Intelligence, E-Business, and Security and Privacy at the School of Electrical and Computer Engineering.

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KITSIKIS, Dimitri »


Dimitri KITSIKIS

Honorary President, Dimitri Kitsikis Public Foundation /Fellow, Royal Society of Canada
Emeritus professor
Faculty of Arts
History

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Office: 613-842-9175
Office: 613-562-5800 (1310)
Home: 613-842-9175
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Fields of expertise: Balkans; Byzantium, China; Cyprus; Fascism; Geopolitics;Greece; International relations; Ideologies; Islam; Middle East;Orthodoxy (Christian); Ottoman Empire; Propaganda(International);Religion;Theology; Third World; Turkey.

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LEGRENZI, Matteo »


Matteo Legrenzi

Assistant Professor
Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Conflicts and security in the Middle East. Arab-Israeli Conflict. Conflict in the Persian Gulf. Iran, Gulf monarchies (Saudi Arabia, Kuwait) Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction in the Middle East and on the Korean peninsula. Terrorism and sub-state actors. Political Economy of Middle East Oil. Politics and International Relations of the Middle East. Regionalism and Regionalization.

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PERISSINOTTO, Cristina »


Professor
Associate professor
Faculty of Arts
Modern Languages and Literatures

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Office: 613-562-5800 (2550)
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Italian Studies; Italian Politics; Utopia; Travel Theory, Poetry

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THIBAULT, Hélène »


PhD student
Faculty of Social Sciences
Political Studies

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Specializing in the politics of the former Soviet Union, especially Central Asia (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, and Uzbekistan). In particular, I'm interested in the impact of Soviet communism on the development of post-Soviet religious and secular identities.

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