Sté​fanie von Hlatky

Sté​fanie von Hlatky

Associate Professor and CRC on Gender, Security and the Armed Forces

Political Studies

Queen's University

Stéfanie von Hlatky is the Canada Research Chair on Gender, Security and the Armed Forces, an associate professor of political studies at Queen’s University and Director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy (CIDP). She 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. She’s held positions at Georgetown University, the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Dartmouth College, ETH Zurich and was a Fulbright Visiting Research Chair at the University of Southern California’s Centre for Public Diplomacy in 2016. 

She has published in the Canadian Journal of Political Science, the Canadian Foreign Policy JournalContemporary Security PolicyInternational Journal, the Journal of Global Security StudiesEuropean SecurityAsian Security, as well as the Journal of Transatlantic Studies. She has published a monograph with Oxford University Press titled American Allies in Times of War: The Great Asymmetry (2013) and four edited volumes, including The Future of US Extended Deterrence (co-edited with Andreas Wenger), Georgetown University Press (2015) and Countering Violent Extremism and Terrorism: Assessing Domestic and International Strategies, McGill-Queen’s University Press (2020). Her forthcoming book, Deploying Feminism: The Role of Gender in NATO Military Operations will be published with Oxford University Press in 2022.

Stéfanie von Hlatky is the founder of Women in International Security-Canada, the Honorary Lieutenant-Colonel at the Princess of Wales’ Own Regiment and the co-host of the security and defence podcast Battle Rhythm. She has received grants and awards from NATO, the Canadian Department of National Defence, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, Public Safety, the Government of Ontario’s Ministry of Research and Innovation and Fulbright Canada.