Centre for International and Defence Policy

Centre for International and Defence Policy
Centre for International and Defence Policy

Professor Stéfanie von Hlatky​ Stéfanie von Hlatky

​Director, 2013 to present
Associate Professor, Department of Political Studies

​Stéfanie von Hlatky received her Ph.D. in Political Science from Université de Montréal in 2010, where she was also Executive Director for the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies. In 2010, she was a postdoctoral fellow at Georgetown University's Center for Peace and Security Studies and a policy scholar with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C. In 2011, she was a Visiting Professor at Dartmouth College's Dickey Center for International Understanding. Prior to joining Queen's, von Hlatky was a senior researcher with the Center for Security Studies at ETH Zurich. She is also the founder of Women in International Security-Canada, and acts as current Chair of the Board.

She has published in the Canadian Journal of Political Science, International Journal, European Security, Asian Security, as well as the Journal of Transatlantic Studies and has a book with Oxford University Press entitled American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry (2013). Her most recent book, Going to War? Trends in Military Interventions (co-edited with H. Christian Breede) investigates the reasons why countries enter conflicts (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016). 

Current Interests/Research:

  • security studies,
  • military alliances,
  • NATO,
  • deterrence,
  • gender dynamics in the armed forces

Office: Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 401-403; MacIntosh-Corry Hall, Room 423
Telephone: (613) 533-6242

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