Director and Stauffer-Dunning Chair of Policy Studies,
School of Policy Studies
Professor, Department of Political Studies
Research/Teaching: Canadian foreign and defence policy, Canadian-American relations, Australian foreign and defence policy.
Kim Richard Nossal is Stauffer-Dunning Chair of Policy Studies and director of the School of Policy Studies and a professor in the Department of Political Studies.
Following doctoral work at the University of Toronto, Nossal joined the Department of Political Science at McMaster University in 1976, teaching international relations and Canadian foreign policy and serving as chair of the Department in 1989-90 and 1992-1996. In 2001, he came to Queen’s as head of the Department of Political Studies. In 2013 he was appointed as the director of the School of Policy Studies.
Nossal has served as editor of International Journal, the quarterly journal of the Canadian International Council, Canada's institute of international affairs (1992-1997); president of the Australian and New Zealand Studies Association of North America (1999-2001); and president of the Canadian Political Science Association (2005-2006). He is the author of a number of works on Canadian foreign and defence policy, including International Policy and Politics in Canada, with Stéphane Roussel and Stéphane Paquin (2011).