Prof. Christian Leuprecht (Ph.D, Queen’s) is Class of 1965 Professor in Leadership the Royal Military College of Canada and Matthew Flinders at Flinders University in South Australia. He is a recipient of RMC’s Cowan Prize for Excellence in Research and elected a member of the College of New Scholars of the Royal Society of Canada. He holds a Governor-in-Council appointment to the governing Council of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and is president of the International Sociological Association’s Research Committee 01: Armed Forces and Conflict Resolution. He is Munk Senior Fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute and cross-appointed to the Department of Political Studies and the School of Policy Studies at Queen’s University.  He has held the Bicentennial Visiting Professorship in Canadian Studies at Yale University and a senior fellowhip at the Hanse Wissenschaftskolleg Institute for Advanced Study. An expert on comparative study of security and defence, political demography, and federalism and multilevel governance, he is regularly called as an expert witness to testify before committees of Parliament. 

Dr. Joel J. Sokolsky is a Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada. He holds a PhD in Political Science from Harvard University and an MA from the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS), Johns Hopkins He is a Senior Fellow at the Queen’s University Centre for International and Defence Policy and holds an appointment with the Queen’s Department of Political Studies. He is a Research Affiliate at the Strategic Studies Program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and Senior Analyst with He has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards including, two Fulbright Scholarships, two NATO Fellowships and a Killam Fellowship. Dr. Sokolsky works on issues concerning American and Canadian foreign and defense policy, civil-military relations and modern naval strategy.

Thomas Hughes is a PhD candidate in the Political Studies programme at Queen’s University, with International Relations as a primary field. Having graduated with an MA in International Security from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Thomas specialises in coercive diplomacy and the use of force short of war. He has particular expertise in air power and weapons technology, notably Remotely Piloted Aircraft and cyber security.   

  • Book type: E-book
  • Language: English
  • Book series: Advanced Sciences and Technologies for Security Applications
  • Ean Code: 9783319909783
  • ISBN: 9783319909783
  • Publisher: SPRINGER
  • E-Book type: PDF
  • Kopierschutz: Watermark
  • Format: pdf
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