Carleton University experts are available to discuss Canada-China relations.

Xi Jinping rebuked Trudeau at the G20 conference over details of their meeting that were leaked to the media. Carleton experts can discuss what this and ongoing tensions may mean in terms of Canada-China relations and the impact on talks going forward.

If you are interested in speaking with the experts below, please feel free to reach out to them directly. If you require other assistance, please email Steven Reid, Media Relations Officer, at

Jacob Kovalio
Professor, Department of History at Carleton University

Kovalio’s research areas include Asia-Pacific history and Asia-Pacific international relations. He is available to discuss the Chinese government’s domestic and foreign policies.

More information on Kovalio visit: online.

Jeremy Paltiel
Professor, Department of Political Science at Carleton University


Paltiel’s areas of expertise include the politics, government and foreign policies of Asia (China and Japan); development politics; and Canada-China relations.

For more on Paltiel visit:

Stephen Saideman
Paterson Chair in International Affairs, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University
Director, Canadian Defence and Security Network

Saideman is available to discuss NATO and the foreign and defence policies of both the United States and Canada.

For more on Saideman visit:

Elliot Tepper
Professor, Department of Political Science at Carleton University


Tepper is a professor of comparative politics and international relations. He regularly provides media commentary at home and abroad on a wide range of topics, providing context and deep background to the news stories of the day. Tepper’s areas of expertise include American politics, diversity issues in Canada, geopolitics, immigration and multiculturalism.

For more on Tepper visit:

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Media Relations Officer
Carleton University

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