253 St. John’s College
University of Manitoba
92 Dysart Road.
Winnipeg, MB R3T 2M5
Tel: (204) 272-1586
Instructor: Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba, 2010-Present.
Instructor: Department of Philosophy, University of Manitoba, 2003-2011.
Instructor: Department of Philosophy, University of Winnipeg, 1997-1999.
RESEARCH & TEACHING INTERESTS
International Relations (Strategic Studies, Law of Armed Conflict, International Relations Theory, Comparative Foreign and Defence Policy); Political Theory.
Ph.D. student (ABD) Political Science present, University of British Columbia
Dissertation: The Persistence of Reciprocity in the Law of Armed Conflict.
Advisor: Dr. Katharina Coleman
Courses: POLI 521A Political Theory Core Seminar – Dr. M. Warren
POLI 522D Contemporary Political Theory – Dr. S. LaSelva
POLI 547A Interpretation and Criticism in Political Inquiry – Dr. B. Baum
POLI 547D Democratic Theory – Dr. M. Warren
POLI 561A Core Seminar in International Relations – Dr. R. Price
POLI 562A Topics in International Relations: IPE – Dr. A. O’Mahony
POLI 562B Security studies in the Nuclear Era – Dr. W. Huntley
POLI 563B International Organization – Dr. K. Coleman
POLI 564A Research Seminar in International Relations: Asia – Dr. B. Job
POLI 571A Qualitative Research Methods – Dr. B. Nyblade
POLI 572A Quantitative Techniques of Political Analysis – Dr. F. Cutler
LAW 321C Law of Armed Conflict – R. Lesperance
M.A. Political Science 2008, University of Manitoba
Thesis: Clausewitz and the Law of Armed Conflict.
Advisor: Dr. Paul Buteux
Courses: POLS 7610 Political Theory and Contemporary Issues – Dr. M. Ogrodnick
POLS 7790 International Relations Theory – Dr. G. MacLean
POLS 7850 Contemporary Strategic and Security Studies – Dr. J. Fergusson
M.Phil. Philosophy 1996, King’s College (London)
Dissertation: Actions, Reasons and Causes: The Verstehen/Erklaren Debate.
Advisor: Dr. David Papineau
M.A. Philosophy 1994, University of Manitoba
B.A. 1991, University of Manitoba
University of Manitoba Department of Political Studies
POLS 1040 – Global Political Issues
POLS 1500 – Introduction to Politics
POLS 2040 – Introduction to International Relations
POLS 3520 – Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy
POLS 3640 – Comparative Defence Policy
POLS 3880 – Comparative Foreign Policy
University of Manitoba Department of Philosophy
PHIL 1320 – Introduction to Logic
PHIL 1290 – Critical Thinking
PHIL 2290 – Ethics and Society
PHIL 2840 – The Ethics of War and Peace
University of Winnipeg Department of Philosophy
35.1301 – Introduction to Logical Reasoning
35.2202 – Ethics in Medicine and Law
• “The Persistence of Reciprocity in the Law of Armed Conflict.” Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco CA, 2-6 April 2013
• Media Organizer, University of Manitoba Political Studies Student’s Conference, Winnipeg MB, 30 January-1 February, 2008
• “International Crisis Simulation.” Queen’s Centre for International Relations, Kingston ON. 8-14 July 2007
• Chair, “Afghanistan,” University of Manitoba Political Studies Student’s Conference, Winnipeg MB, 31 January-2 February 2007, Winnipeg MB.
• Chair, “Identity and the State,” University of Manitoba Political Studies Student’s Conference, Winnipeg MB, 1-3 February
• Canadian Political Science Association
• American Political Science Association
• International Studies Association