Christian Leuprecht

Christian Leuprecht


Political Science and Economics

Royal Military College of Canada


Christian Leuprecht (Ph.D, Queen’s) is Class of 1965 Distinguished Professor in Leadership, Department of Political Science and Economics, Royal Military College, Director of the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations, School of Policy Studies, Queen’s University, Adjunct Research Professor, Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University as well as the College of Business, Government and Law at Flinders University, and Munk Senior Fellow in Security and Defence at the Macdonald Laurier Institute.  He is Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Military Journal and Canadian Defence Academy Press.  A former Fulbright Research Chair in Canada-US Relations at the School for Advanced International Studies at Johns Hopkins University in Washington, DC (2020) and a former Eisenhower Fellow at the NATO Defence College in Rome (2019), he is an elected member of the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada and a recipient of RMC’s Cowan Prize for Excellence in Research.  He latest book is Intelligence as Democratic Statecraft (Oxford University Press, 2021).

  • B.A. Hons. University of Toronto
  • D.É.A. Grenoble
  • M.A. University of Toronto
  • Ph.D. Queen's University 

Current Interests/Research:

  • Transnational Criminal and Terrorist Movement and Flows;
  • National Security and Intelligence Accountability, Review, and Oversight;
  • National and subregional Border Integrity, Security, Cultures and Cross-border cooperation, policy networks, and governance;
  • Political Demography and Diversity in the Armed Forces
  • Demographic and resource determinants of conflict and instability in Mali;
  • Cybersecurity and Cybercrimes.