Curriculum Vita

Bryan Peeler

Office Address:
527 Fletcher Argue Building
Department of Political Studies
University of Manitoba
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2N2
Phone: 204-272-1586
Email: Bryan.Peeler@umanitoba.ca

EDUCATION

PhD Political Science, University of British Columbia (2016)
Dissertation title: Expectations of Reciprocity in the Law of Armed Conflict
MA Political Studies, University of Manitoba (2008)
Thesis Title: Clausewitz and the Law of Armed Conflict
M.Phil Philosophy, King’s College, London (1996)
Thesis title: Actions, Reasons, and Causes: The Verstehen/Erklaren Debate
MA Philosophy, University of Manitoba (1994)
BA History, University of Manitoba (1991)

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Instructor II, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba (2019 – present)
Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba (2017 – present)
Research Fellow, Centre for Defence and Security Studies, University of Manitoba (2010 – present)
Sessional Instructor, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba (2010 – 2019)
Sessional Instructor, Department of Philosophy, University of Manitoba (2003 – 2011)
Sessional Instructor, Department of Philosophy, University of Winnipeg (1997 – 1999)

FELLOWSHIPS AND AWARDS

Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, $1,006, 2016
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, $2029, 2015
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, $1,987, 2012
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia, $9,745, 2011
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia $13,329, 2010
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia $10,098, 2009
Faculty of Arts Graduate Award, University of British Columbia $10,000, 2008

PUBLICATIONS

Monographs
Bryan Peeler, 2019. The Persistence of Reciprocity in International Humanitarian Law, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Non-Referred Articles
Peeler, B. (2020, January). “Why the US is Unlikely to go to War with Iran,” The Conversation.ca
Reprinted: https://news.umanitoba.ca/why-the-u-s-is-unlikely-to-go-to-war-with-iran/, https://watchingamerica.com/WA/2020/01/16/why-the-us-is-unlikely-to-go-to-war-with-iran/
https://mg.co.za/article/2020-01-09-why-the-us-is-unlikely-to-go-to-war-with-iran/

RESEARCH FUNDING

Peeler, B. 2018-2019. “Trump, Reciprocity, and the Liberal International Order”: multiple funders, $4,000 total (supported by Manitoba Chair of Global Governance Studies Grant, 2018-9; Manitoba Chair of Global Governance Studies Grant, 2018; University of Manitoba Faculty of Arts, 2018.)
Peeler, B. 2019. “Methodology and the Paradigm Debate,” University of Manitoba Faculty of Arts Endowment Fund, $900.
Peeler, B. “Insurgent Group Compliance with International Humanitarian Law,” University of British Columbia Department of Political Science Graduate Student Travel, $1,000, 2014
Peeler, B. “Global War on Terror Case Study,” University of British Columbia Doctoral Research Fund, $2500, 2013

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Refereed Conferences
Peeler, B. (2021, April). “Trump, Reciprocity, and the Liberal International Order.” Presented at the International Studies Association Meeting, ‘Contemporary Challenges to US Foreign Policy,’ session.
Peeler, B. (2019, March). “Methodology and the Paradigm Debate.” Presented at the International Studies Association Meeting, ‘Which Positivism? Which Constructivism? Which Realism?’ session, Toronto, ON.
Peeler, B. (2018, November). “Trump, Reciprocity, and the Liberal International Order.” Presented at the International Security Studies Section of ISA and International Security and Arms Control Section of APSA Meeting, West Lafayette, IN.
Peeler, B. (2018 May). “Trump, Reciprocity, and the Liberal International Order.” Presented at the Canadian Political Science Association Meeting, ‘Theoretical Approaches to International Issues’ session, Regina SK.
Peeler, B. (2018 April). “Reciprocity and the Responsibility to Protect,” Presented as the Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, ‘International Norms and Conduct of War’ session, Chicago IL.
Peeler, B. (2015 February). “Insurgent Group Compliance with International Humanitarian Law,” Presented at the International Studies Association Meeting, ‘Assessing the Impact of International Law on Non-Parties’ session, New Orleans LA.
Peeler, B. (2013, April). “Why Reciprocity Matters: States and the Law of Armed Conflict,” Presented at the International Studies Association Meeting, ‘Human Rights Norms: From International Law to Practice’ session, San Francisco, CA.

Refereed Conference Participation
Peeler, B. Discussant, “Governing Foreign Land Investments: The Role of International Codes of Conduct in Uganda,” International Studies Association Meeting, ‘Poster Paper,’ session, April 6, 2021.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “Norms and Soft Power,” International Studies Association Meeting, March 28, 2019, Toronto ON.
Peeler, B. Moderator, “Climate Change and International Security,” International Security Studies Section of ISA and International Security and Arms Control Section of APSA Meeting, November 10, 2018, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “The Rise of China and International Order in the 21st Century,” International Security Studies Section of ISA and International Security and Arms Control Section of APSA Meeting, November 10, 2018, Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “Issues in Sovereignty,” Canadian Political Science Association Meeting, May 31, 2018, University of Regina, Regina SK.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “The Cost of Conflict,” Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, April 8, 2018, Chicago IL.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “Human Rights and Peacekeeping,” Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, April 7, 2018, Chicago IL.

Non-Refereed Conference Participation
Peeler, B. Moderator, “Economic Implications of 9/11,” Political Studies Students’ Conference, January 28, 2021, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB.
Peeler, B. Moderator, “The State of the State,” Political Studies Students’ Conference, January 24, 2019, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB.
Peeler, B. Moderator, “Terrorism Around the World,” Political Studies Students’ Conference, January 24-26, 2018, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB.
Peeler, B. Discussant, “The Future of Wars,” Political Studies Students’ Conference, January 28-30, 2015, University of Manitoba, Winnipeg MB.

WORKSHOP PARTICIPATION:

NORAD and USNORTHCOM Canadian Academic Symposium, March 28-31, 2016, Colorado Springs CO.
Canadian-German International Crisis Simulation, July 8-14, 2007, Queens University, Kingston ON.

GRADUATE STUDENT SUPERVISION

Supervisor (Completed)
Stephen J. Lunn, “Jus ad Bellum and Malicious Cyber Operations: A Critical Infrastructure Approach,” University of Manitoba, Master of Human Rights Major Research Paper 2021.

Committee Member (Completed)
Daniella K. Koroma, “The Stigma of Lifted Sanctions: A Case Study of Sierra Leone,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Capstone Research Paper, 2021.
Bill E. Featherstone, “Civil Military Relations: The Case of Canada and the Cuban Missile Crisis, University of Manitoba, M.A. Thesis, 2020.
Steve Eve, “Cyber as an Instrument of Foreign Policy,” University of Manitoba M.A. Thesis, 2019.
Opeyemi Ogunniran, “The Domain of Cyberspace as the Continuation of Traditional War,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Research Paper, 2019.
Jess Johnson, “At the Pilot’s Discretion: The Evolution of Personnel Fatigue Management in the Royal Canadian Air Force,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Capstone Paper, 2019.
Hannah Anderson, “The Pros and Cons of Nuclear Proliferation,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Research Paper, 2018.
Olusegun Ofongo, “Defence Strategy: Intelligence and Management of Boko Haram Terrorism in Nigeria,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Thesis, 2018.
Tanner Robertson, “Canada’s Mining Presence Abroad and the Need for Increased Transparency and Accountability within the Government of Canada,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Research Paper, 2017.
Diego Chacon, “A UN Military Force: The Future for Peacekeeping Operations,” University of Manitoba, M.A. Research Paper, 2016.

Committee Member (In Progress)
Nabila De la Cruz García, “The achievements of women in military combat roles: A case of study of the Israeli Defence Forces” University of Manitoba, Department of Political Studies, M.A. Thesis.
Channa Greenfield, “Winning ‘Hearts and Minds’?: A Critical Analysis of the ‘Hearts and Minds’ Theory in Counterinsurgency Operations (1899-2020), University of Manitoba, Department of Political Studies, M.A. Thesis.
Ajit Singh, “US Foreign Policy Towards China in the New Cold War,” University of Manitoba, Department of Political Studies, M.A. Thesis.

TEACHING

Undergraduate courses
Global Political Issues, POLS 1040, University of Manitoba
Introduction to Politics, POLS 1502, University of Manitoba
Survey of Politics, POLS 1506, University of Manitoba
Introduction to World Affairs, POLS 2502, University of Manitoba
Introduction to International Relations, POLS 2504, University of Manitoba
Great Political Thinkers, POLS 2510, University of Manitoba
Introduction to International Relations, POLS 2504, University of Manitoba
Military Ethics, POLS 3390, University of Manitoba
Political Doctrines of the 20th Century, POLS 3510, University of Manitoba
Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy, POLS 3514, University of Manitoba
Politics of International Law, POLS 3560, University of Manitoba
Comparative Defense Policy, POLS 3640, University of Manitoba
Comparative Foreign Policy, POLS 3880, University of Manitoba
Research Methods in the Study of Politics, POLS 3950, University of Manitoba
Cases in International Law, POLS 4160, University of Manitoba
Critical Thinking, PHIL 1290, University of Manitoba
Ethics and Society, PHIL 2290, University of Manitoba
Ethics of War and Peace, PHIL 2840, University of Manitoba
Introduction to Logical Reasoning, PHIL 35.1301, University of Winnipeg
Ethics in Medicine and Law, PHIL 35.2202, University of Winnipeg

Graduate courses
Research Methods in the Study of Politics, POLS 7300, University of Manitoba
Cases in International Law, POLS 7270, University of Manitoba

REVIEWING

Journals: International Relations, AlterNative
University Presses: Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press

ACADEMIC SERVICE

Department
Member, Graduate Committee, 2020-2022
Member, Duff Roblin Graduate Fellowship Selection Committee, 2020
Member, Outreach Committee, 2019-2020
Member, Executive Policy Advisory Committee, 2019-2020
Member, Support Committee, 2018-2019

Faculty of Arts
Member, Hiring Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminology, 2021-2022
Member, Hiring Committee, Department of Sociology and Criminology, 2020-2021
Member, Executive Committee, 2021-2022

PUBLIC TALKS

Peeler, B. (2021, February). “Michael Spavor and Michael Kovrig: Why Are They Still in China,” Presented at Rady Centre, ‘Music and Mavens Series,’ Winnipeg MB. Available at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z4Yxp908Fy0&list=PLS1cUeRB0phS84VDHOZK-w7C40VBYMJUJ&index=11
Peeler, B. (2020, February). “The End of the Liberal Order,” Presented at Creative Retirement Manitoba, ‘2020 Lecture Series,’ Winnipeg MB.
Peeler, B. (2018, February). “The Persistence of Reciprocity in the Law of Armed Conflict,” Presented at St. John’s College, ‘Soup and Bread Talks,” Winnipeg MB.
Peeler, B. (2014, March). “Reciprocity and the POW Status of Detainees in the Global War on Terror,” Presented at Department of Political Science, University of British Columbia, ‘International Relations Colloquium,’ Vancouver BC.

MEDIA COMMENTARY

“Federal Tories Poll at 57% in Manitoba,” Winnipeg Free Press, December 12, 2018. https://www.winnipegfreepress.com/local/federal-tories-poll-at-57-in-manitoba-502629891.html
“Latest in the Middle East,” Hal Anderson Global Radio 680 CJOB, January 3, 2020. https://pod.casts.io/podcasts/hal-anderson/episodes/friday
“Political Scientist on Iran Crash,” Global News Morning Winnipeg, January 10, 2020. https://globalnews.ca/video/6394161/political-scientist-on-iran-crash
“Professors Opposed to Economic Shift Have Counterproductive ‘Ivory-Tower Attitude,’ Manitoba Premier Says,” CBC New Winnipeg, May 28, 2020. https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/manitoba/manitoba-universities-ivory-tower-pallister-1.5588682

Last updated September 2021