David Carment

Professor of International Affairs - Conflict Analysis, Mediation, International Organization and Negotiation and Policy Analysis

Phone:613-520-2600 x 6662
Office:5313 Richcraft Hall

David Carment is a full Professor of International Affairs at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University and Fellow of the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute (CDFAI). He is also a NATO Fellow and listed in Who’s Who in International Affairs. In addition Professor Carment serves as the principal investigator for the Country Indicators for Foreign Policy project (CIFP).

Professor Carment has served as Director of the Centre for Security and Defence Studies at Carleton University and is the recipient of a Carleton Graduate Student’s teaching excellence award, SSHRC fellowships and research awards, Carleton University’s research achievement award, and a Petro-Canada Young Innovator Award. Professor Carment has held fellowships at the Kennedy School, Harvard and the Hoover Institution, Stanford. and currently heads a team of researchers that evaluates policy effectiveness in failed and fragile states (see Country Indicators for Foreign Policy). Recent publications on these topics appear in the Harvard International Review and the Journal of Conflict Management and Peace Science.


Teaching: Conflict analysis, mediation, international organization, negotiation and policy analysis.

Research interests include the international dimensions of ethnic conflict including diaspora, the role of communication technologies in risk analysis and , early warning, peacekeeping, conflict prevention and Canadian foreign policy analysis.