Stéphane Roussel is Professor of Political Science at Ecole nationale d’Administration publique (ENAP). From 2002 to 2012, he was Professor at the Université du Québec à Montréal (UQAM). He held the Canada Research Chair in Canadian Foreign and Defence Policy. He graduated from Université de Montréal (Ph. D., 1999).
Dr Roussel was President of the ISA Canada section in 2004-2005 and the Quebec Association of Political Science (SQSP) in 2010-2011. He is a member of several research groups and networks, including the Centre Interuniversitaire de recherche sur les Relations internationales du Canada et du Québec (CIRRICQ – based at ENAP), the Canadian Defence and Security Network (CSDN – Carleton University), the Observatoire de la politique et de la sécurité dans l’Arctique (OPSA – ENAP), Border in Globalization (BIG – University of Victoria), and the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN – Trent University).
His research interests relate to Canadian foreign and defence policy, with particular emphasis on the relations with the United States and European countries. He has also developed an expertise in related fields, such as international relations theory and military history. Dr Roussel has published several articles and books related to these themes, including The Politics of Canadian Foreign Policy, Pearson Canada, 2015 (with Kim Richard Nossal and Stéphane Paquin).
He currently directs two research programs entitled “Competing Views of Emerging Challenges in the Arctic”, and “Quebec’s Strategic Culture”.