Canada and the Trump Challenge with Kim Nossal & Rob Goodman


Thursday December 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

"Canada and the Trump Challenge" with Kim Nossal and Rob Goodman

If a Republican becomes president in 2025, Canada will face numerous challenges. In this panel, Rob Goodman will look at the implications for democracy in Canada and Kim Nossal will examine the foreign and defence policy impacts of an America First administration.


Thursday December 7, 2023
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm


Robert Sutherland Hall, Room 448 - Queen's University

Light lunch is provided  |  FREE registration is required 

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Rob Goodman

Dr. Rob Goodman is Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Public Administration and a member of the Yeates School of Graduate Studies at Toronto Metropolitan University. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Columbia University, as well as an MA in Public Policy from George Washington University and a BA in English from Duke University. He was previously an Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Researcher at McGill University, a Core Curriculum instructor and Heyman Center for the Humanities Fellow at Columbia University, and a Research Exchange Fellow at the University of Glasgow.

Before beginning his doctoral studies, Dr. Goodman worked as speechwriter for US House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer and Senator Chris Dodd.

Kim Nossal

Kim Richard Nossal went to school in Melbourne, Beijing, Toronto, and Hong Kong and attended the University of Toronto, receiving his PhD in 1977. In 1976 he joined the Department of Political Science at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where he taught international relations and Canadian foreign policy, serving as chair of the Department from 1989–90 and 1992-1996. In 2001, he came to Queen’s University, heading the Department of Political Studies until 2009. He served as director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy from 2011 to 2013. From 2013 to 2015, he was the executive director of the Queen’s School of Policy Studies.

He has served as editor of International Journal, the quarterly journal of the Canadian International Council, Canada's institute of international affairs (1992-1997), and was president of the Canadian Political Science Association (2005-2006). He served as chair of the academic selection committee of the Security and Defence Forum of the Department of National Defence from 2006 to 2012. In 2017 he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Royal Military College of Canada.

Our co-sponsor for this event is Queen's Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP)

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