David J Hornsby

Associate Vice-President (Teaching and Learning)

Phone:613-520-2600 x 4027

David J Hornsby is the associate vice-president (Teaching and Learning) and a professor in Carleton’s Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.

Hornsby was previously a faculty member and interim head of department at University College London’s Department of Science, Technology, Engineering and Public Policy where he oversaw the development and delivery of educational offerings at the doctoral, master’s and undergraduate levels.

Prior to this, he spent eight years as a faculty member at the University of the Witwatersrand, South Africa, in the Department of International Relations. He also served as the Assistant Dean of Humanities (Teaching and Learning) for a five-year term and was responsible for setting strategy specific to teaching and learning.

Hornsby’s research interests include pedagogy in higher education, science in the international political economy and Canadian foreign policy in Africa. He has a strong interdisciplinary research record, having published in both the biological and social sciences. A well-respected educator, Hornsby has received teaching awards and has taken a research-based approach to teaching.

Hornsby currently sits on the boards of the Canadian Foreign Policy Journal and Active Learning in Higher Education. He has served on the Governing Council of the International Studies Association, World University Service of Canada and the Canadian Bureau for International Education. He is one of the conveners of the University and Society theme at the Stellenbosch Institute for Advanced Studies.