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BANERJEE, Nipa »


Nipa BANERJEE

PhD.
Senior fellow
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4531)
Cell: 613-697-9814
Home: 613-842-9814
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E-mail, Home Telephone, Cell Telephone

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Foreign Aid; Aid Effectiveness; Development Issues-South and South East Asia; Development Issues in Post Conflict Countries and Peace Building Measures; Fragile & Conflict States; Development and Reconstruction in Afghanistan. More than 40 years of experience with CIDA, IDRC and NGOs. Lived and worked several years as a professional in several South and South East Asian Countries (Afghanistan, Bangladesh, India, Indonesia, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar). Travelled widely and continues to make quarterly visits (especially Afghanistan, Bangladesh and India) and other developing countries for research purposes.

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English only, Bengali; Hindi; Urdu

BOKHARI, Kamran »


Senior Lecturer, Security & Policy Institute
Lecturer

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Cell: 202-251-6636
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E-mail, Cell Telephone

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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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E-mail, Cell Telephone

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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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English and French , Spanish; some Russian

FATHALLY, Jabeur »


Jabeur Fathally

International Law Professor
Faculty of Law, Civil Law Section
Civil Law

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Office: 613-562-5800 (3098)
Cell: 613-898-0880
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E-mail, Cell Telephone, Office Telephone

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International Public and humanitarian Law- Middle East- Islamic Law-Arab Countries Legislations- International relations:Iran,Turkey, Egypt, Afghanistan, Israeli–Palestinian conflict. Iran and the P5+1 negotiations.

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English and French , Arabe

PARIS, Roland »


Roland Paris

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

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4047)
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E-mail

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Foreign policy; international security; Canada-US relations; international organizations including the UN and NATO.

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English only

ROBINSON, Paul »


Vice Dean Graduate Studies
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (6900)
Home: 613-421-9293
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E-mail

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I study Russia, military affairs, including military history and military ethics, and international security.

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English and French , Russian

ZUERCHER, Christoph »


Christoph Zuercher

Dr / professor
Full professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
Graduate School of Public and International Affairs

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Office: 613-562-5800 (8997)
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E-mail

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Peacebuilding, Statebuilding, International Development, Aid, Aid effectiveness, Conflict Civil Wars

Regions:  Central Asia, Caucasus, Afghanistan, Former Soviet Union, Russia

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English only, German; Russian

ZYLA, Benjamin »


Benjamin Zyla

Assistant professor
Faculty of Social Sciences
School of International Development and Global Studies

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Office: 613-562-5800 (4989)
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E-mail

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Internationals Institutions (NATO,EU,UN) & regimes, global governance, transatlantic affairs, EU foreign and security policy, strategic culture, peace and conflict, international peace operations, global order, geopolitics, foreign policy analysis, Canadian foreign policy, German foreign policy.

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English only, German