Contract Instructor Positions
Fall 2018 Winter 2019

Pursuant to Article 16.3 of the CUPE 4600 Unit 2 Collective Agreement, subject to Article 16.2 and 16.4 through 16.7, applications are invited from members of the CUPE 2600 bargaining unit and other interested persons to teach the following International Affairs courses during the 2018-19 Fall and Winter terms.

Candidates should hold a graduate degree and policy experience is preferred. Courses are primarily for graduate students, with the exception of the 3000 and 4000 level courses, which are taught at the undergraduate level.

All positions are subject to budgetary approval. Some of these courses may be taught by employees who have the right to automatic reappointment. Advertisement is not a guarantee that a particular course will be offered.

Please submit your cv, cover letter listing other courses previously taught at Carleton University, and the Contract Instructor Application Form to Professor Yiagdeesen Samy, Director, The Norman Paterson School of International Affairs – c/o

Deadline for applications is Friday, May 25, 2017.

Contract Instructor Application Form


FALL 2018

INAF 5002 [0.5 credit]
International Development Policy

Review of current political, social and economic issues in international development policy. Sample topics include international institutions and global governance, development assistance, economic liberalization, gender, the environment and natural resources, food security, crime and conflict. 

INAF 5201 [0.50 credit]
Disarmament, Arms Control and Nonproliferation
Origins, theory and practice, with a focus on so-called weapons of mass destruction and current controversies. Emphasis on treaty negotiation and implementation, including monitoring, verification, facilitation and enforcement of compliance.
Also listed as IPIS 5301

INAF 5204 [0.50 credit]
Intelligence and International Affairs
Advanced introduction to the study of intelligence from an academic perspective, how it is conducted, its role and limits in democratic states. Topics include: the intelligence cycle; intelligence collection and analysis; intelligence and policy relationships; intelligence accountability and control; and international liaison and cooperation.
Also listed as IPIS 5303.

INAF 5219 [0.50 credit]
Rights, Development, and Conflict
Uses economic institutionalism to examine the intersection of development and conflict, focusing on how the connection between property rights and development affects conflict. Topics include gender, land conflict, urban peripheries, migration and refugees, domestic and transnational crime, and state violence.

INAF 5244 [0.5 credit]
Terrorism and International Security
Contemporary international terrorism in comparative perspective, including religious and ideological motivations, recruitment and participation, evolving structures and dynamics of terror networks, financing and operations, and counter-terrorism measures. Examples are drawn from international and domestic terrorism.
Also listed as IPIS 5104.

INAF 5603 [0.5 credit]
Issues in Development in Africa

Analysis of structures and processes of political, social, and economic change in intertropical Africa at scales ranging from the intrahousehold and local community to the state and international system. An objective will be to integrate gender and the environment into analyses which draw on theories of political economy.

INAF 5708 [0.5 credit]
Humanitarian Assistance: Policies and Issues

Legal, policy and programming dimensions of humanitarian assistance. Policy responses and good practice; evaluations of donor performance.


Winter 2019

INAF 3002 [0.5 credit]
Applied Policy in a Global Context

Applications of policy analysis to specific international problems with an emphasis on institutions, multiple levels of governance, the role of non-governmental actors, and complex interconnected policy issues. Cases are drawn from international problems such as security, economics, development, the environment, migration, and health.

INAF 4202 [0.5 credit]
Issues in Development Management

An examination of the application of organization theory to policy implementation and evaluation for developing and transitional systems, with an emphasis on the role of cultural differences and divergent value systems in development management.
Also listed as PSCI 4409.
Prerequisite(s): ECON 3603 and fourth-year standing in the B.P.A.P.M. program and registration in either the International Studies Specialization or the Development Studies Specialization. Lectures or seminars three hours a week.

INAF 5101 [0.5 credit]
The Politics and Institutions of International Trade
Canadian trade practice; trade policy within the broader context of Canadian policy-making, comparison of Canadian policy and practice with that in the United States, Europe, Japan, and the major developing countries.

INAF 5205 [0.5 credit]
Economics of Conflict
The economic dimensions of conflict and the application of economic methods to understanding conflict and conflict management.
Precludes additional credit for INAF 5409 [formerly 46.549R] (taken in 2002-03).

INAF 5214 [0.5 credit]
Economics for Defence and Security

Examines the economic analysis of defence and security, applying economic analysis to topics such as defence production, procurement, offence and defence balance, alliance theory, deterrence, arms races, terrorism and terrorist financing.

INAF 5220 [0.5 credit]
Intelligence Analysis

Theoretical and empirical literature related to intelligence analysis including the role and challenges of intelligence analysis, politicization of intelligence, analytical mindsets and limits of intelligence analysis, current versus long-term intelligence, estimative analysis, Structured Analytical Techniques, intelligence analytical products, the intelligence to policymaker dimension.

INAF 5223 [0.5 credit]
Theory and practice of counterterrorism based on contemporary and historical experience of Western democracies including the role of law enforcement, intelligence, military force, diplomacy, and civil society in counterterrorism and assessment of the legal, ethical, human rights and civil liberties implications of contemporary counterterrorism.

INAF 5224 [0.5 credit]
Intelligence and National Security
The function and purpose of intelligence and activities of intelligence agencies in relation to contemporary national security challenges faced by Western democratic states; role of intelligence in strategic and operational warning, decision-making, and the policy, legal and ethical dimensions of intelligence and national security.
Also listed as IPIS 5304.

INAF 5602 [0.5 credit]
Development Assistance: Theory and Practice

Economic, moral, and political arguments for development assistance, aid effectiveness; the role of bilateral and multilateral donors; aid accounting, human development and human rights; NGOs and international assistance.

INAF 5612 [0.5 credit]
International Development Institutions

Structure, operations and effects of major international development institutions on international development policy and the development process. Key institutions include the World Bank, and the regional development banks, UNDP, and other public and private institutions.