The following experts from Carleton University are available regarding the Canada Peacekeeping announcement:

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

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 6662

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.

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

Phone: 613-225-8076 or 613-852-4262

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.

Andrea Charron
Professor in the Department of Political Science

Phone: (613) 520-2600 ext. 1387 or 204-474-9834

Charron was a participant of Canada’s Management Trainee Program and worked for various federal departments, including the Privy Council Office in the Security and Intelligence Secretariat. She is now a research associate at Carleton’s Centre for Security and Defence Studies at NPSIA, where she was a SSHRC postdoctoral fellow. She is author of UN Sanctions and Conflict: Responding to Peace and Security Threats, which explores the application of the UN Security Council’s mandatory sanctions since 1946 and, in particular, the regimes adopted for specific types of conflict. Her research interests include UN sanctions, Article 41 tools and Canadian foreign and defence policy.

Elinor Sloan
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science

Phone: 613-520-2600, ext. 2782

Elinor Sloan’s research interests include U.S. and Canadian defence policy and military capabilities, homeland defence, ballistic missile defence, NORAD and NATO military capabilities. She is able to discuss the potential roles and contributions of the Canadian Forces.

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


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 United States foreign and defence policy. Saideman has expertise in civil-military relations, ethnic conflict, civil war and foreign policy analysis.

Media Contact
Steven Reid
Media Relations Officer
Carleton University
613-520-2600, ext. 8718

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