Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy
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Dr. Jane Boulden

Professor
Department Politics and Economics
Office:
Royal Military College of Canada
Phone:
613.541.6000 x 6742
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About:

Jane Boulden is a Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, where she held a Canada Research Chair (CRC) in International Relations and Security Studies from 2004 to 2014. From August 2000 until December 2003, prior to returning to Canada to take up the CRC, she was a MacArthur Research Fellow at the Centre for International Studies, University of Oxford. Previously she was an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Political Studies, Queen's University and in 1998-1999 she held the R.B. Byers Postdoctoral Fellowship awarded by the Department of National Defense.

Dr. Boulden holds four degrees from Queen's University: B.A.H., M.A., and Ph.D., all in International Relations, as well as an LL.M. in International Law. She has served as a consultant to the Department of Foreign Affairs and the Department of National Defence, as well as to a variety of research organizations and think tanks, and she has been awarded funding from the United States Institute of Peace, the Carnegie Corporation of New York and was a senior researcher on a project funded by the Ford Foundation. 

Much of her recent work deals with the United Nations Security Council. This includes research on the role of non-permanent members of the Council, and the Council’s efforts to deal with conflict in the post-Cold War environment, especially in Africa. 

  • B.A.H. Queen's University 
  • M.A. Queen's University
  • Ph.D. Queen's University
  • LL.M. (International Law) Queen's University

Current Interests/Research:

  • United Nations Security Council 
  • United Nations peace operations 
  • United Nations operations 
  • United Nations operations in Africa
  • The United Nations and terrorism
  • The United Nations and nuclear weapons 

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Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS)