Experts Available: State Department Resignations

Following the resignation of numerous senior management officials at the U.S. State Department, Carleton experts are available to comment:


Stephen Saideman
Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 1369
Email:   stephen.saideman@carleton.ca

Saideman’s research interests focus on the causes and consequences of intervention into intra-state conflicts. His current research deals with the role of legislatures in democratic civil-military relations.  He teaches courses on Contemporary International Security, Civil-Military Relations and U.S. Foreign and Defence Policy. Saideman has expertise in civil-military relations, ethnic conflict, civil war and foreign policy analysis.


David Carment
Professor of International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6662
Email: david.carment@carleton.ca

Carment is a NATO Fellow and is listed in Who’s Who in International Affairs. He serves as the principal investigator for the Country Indicators for Foreign Policy project (CIFP). He is the editor of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal and is a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.

He has served as the director of Carleton’s former Centre for Security and Defence Studies (now part of the Centre for Security, Intelligence and Defence Studies). He has received SSHRC fellowships and research awards, Carleton’s Research Achievement Award and a Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. He has held fellowships at the Kennedy School, Harvard and the Hoover Institution, Stanford. He currently heads a team of researchers that evaluates policy effectiveness in failed and fragile states.


Elliot Tepper
Distinguished Senior Fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and Senior Research Fellow, Centre for Security and Defence Studies

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262
Emaile_tepper@carleton.ca

Tepper has worked with national and international organizations on a broad range of topics and has been engaged with media throughout his career. He can offer commentary on international relations, nuclear issues, the United Nations and terrorism.


John Higginbotham

Senior Distinguished Fellow, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs

Phone: 613-325-8806
Email: john.higginbotham@carleton.ca or johnhigginbotham@rogers.com

Higginbotham has served in senior Canadian diplomatic posts in Washington, D.C., Hong Kong and Beijing, and as an assistant deputy minister in Transport Canada, Foreign Affairs and International Trade (DFAIT) and the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS).

 

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