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David Hornsby

Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)

Phone:613-520-2600 x 4027
Office:415A Dunton Tower

Professor of International Affairs and the Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning) –  Politics of Science, International Political Economy, Canadian Foreign Policy, South African Foreign Policy, International Organization, Pedagogy in Higher Education.

David J. Hornsby is a Professor of International Affairs and the Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning). Prior to arriving at NPSIA, Professor Hornsby held academic appointments at University College London where he served as the Head of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy (STEaPP) Department and at the University of the Witwatersrand (Wits), Johannesburg, South Africa where he was the Assistant Dean of Humanities (Teaching and Learning). He currently maintains honorary professorships at both UCL and Wits.

Professor Hornsby holds a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge, UK and an M.A. and B.A. (Hons) from the University of Guelph. Professor Hornsby is a former Fulbright Scholar having conducted research at The Fletcher School, Tufts University. Having published in both the biological and social sciences, Professor Hornsby is a recognized lecturer having been awarded the Faculty of Humanities Teaching and Learning Award and the Vice Chancellor’s Teaching Award (Individual) at the University of the Witwatersrand. 

Professor Hornsby currently sits on the Board of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal, is a Vice-President of the International Studies Association, and co-edits the Palgrave book series – Political Pedagogies.