Thomas Juneau

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Associate professor, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa

PhD Political Science, 2012

Thomas Juneau is associate professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His research focuses on the Middle East, in particular Iran and Yemen, on the role of intelligence in national security and foreign policy making, on Canadian foreign and defence policy, and on international relations theory. He is the author of Squandered Opportunity: Neoclassical realism and Iranian foreign policy (Stanford University Press, 2015) and of Le Yémen en guerre (Presses de l’Université de Montréal, 2021), co-author of Intelligence Analysis and Policy Making: The Canadian Experience (Stanford University Press, 2021), editor of Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy Making: Case studies in achieving analytical relevance (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), and co-editor of Canadian Defence Policy in Theory and Practice (2019), Top Secret Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2021) and Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001: Alone in the World (Routledge, 2013). He has published articles in, among other publications, International Affairs, Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Survival, Political Science Quarterly, Nonproliferation Review, Orbis, International Journal, Canadian Foreign Policy, Canadian Public Administration, Middle East Policy, and International Studies Perspectives. He is also a non-resident fellow with the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies. From 2003 until 2014, he worked with Canada’s Department of National Defence, mostly as a policy analyst covering the Middle East. He tweets @thomasjuneau.