Associate professor, Department of Political Science, Université du Québec à Montréal
Stéphane Roussel is currently an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM) and Canada Research Chair in Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy. From 2000 to 2002, he was an assistant professor at Glendon College (York University) in Toronto where he taught international relations and security studies. He graduated from Université de Montréal (Ph. D., 1999). Dr. Roussel has received grants and scholarships from the Department of National Defence, the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, and NATO. Dr. Roussel is a member of the Centre d'études des politiques étrangères et de sécurité (CEPES, UQAM), and a Fellow at the Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI, Calgary). He is also an external associate of the Research Group in International Security (REGIS), Université de Montréal/McGill University, and the Réseau francophone de recherche sur les opérations de paix (Université de Montréal). He works regularly with the Queen's Centre for International Relations, Queen's University (Kingston), and the Canadian Forces College (Toronto). His research interests relate to Canadian foreign and defence policy, with particular emphasis on the relations with the United States and European countries. He has also developed an expertise in related fields, such as international relations theory and military history. Dr. Roussel has published several articles and books related to these themes, most recently, Politique internationale et défense au Canada et au Québec, Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2007 (with Kim Richard Nossal and Stéphane Paquin), Culture stratégique et politique de défense ; l'expérience canadienne, Athéna, 2007, and L'aide canadienne au développement, Presses de l'Université de Montréal, 2008 (with François Audet and Marie-Eve Desrosiers) He currently directs three research programs entitled "Competing Views of Emerging Threat in the Arctic," "Studying Canadian Foreign Policy in French," and "Quebec's Public Opinion Attitude Toward International Security."