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Adam Green


Degrees:M.A. (Queen's University), Ph.D. (University of Ottawa)

Adam Green is a Canadian national security policy expert, and was previously a practicing and published historian. Educated at Queen’s University (BA, MA) and the University of Ottawa (PhD), Adam is currently Director of Defence and National Security Policy in ADM (Pol) at the Department of National Defence. In his current role, Dr. Green is accountable for policy development, advice and coordination on defence-centered equities in national security policy, defence policy alignment, and economic-based threats to defence and national security.

His previous work experience includes managing a policy development team at Public Safety Canada covering counter-proliferation, terrorist financing, and inter-governmental policy exchange and alignment, and working for several years at the Security Intelligence Review Committee (now the National Security and Intelligence Review Agency), including as its Acting Director of Research. Dr. Green has taught numerous course on Canadian Nationalism, 20th-century Can-Am relations, and social science methodology, and has written on Identity and the Canadian Census, on Public Health in Crown-Indigenous relations, and on the use of cyber-infrastructure in social science research.