Border security management is a complex multiplayer effort grounded in vertical/horizontal, domestic/international, and public/private partnerships. This institute will enhance your understanding of border security management protocols, emphasizing current technologies and strategies. It will highlight the significance of international and domestic cooperation and effective governance structures, fostering collaboration among states to address shared security challenges. Both traditional and non-traditional threats will be discussed to address the interconnected challenges of our modern world: from drug and human trafficking to cybersecurity and climate change. Sessions will be facilitated by both academics and practitioners and delivered through short lectures, virtual field trips, and interactive exercises.
Dr. Christian Leuprecht is Class of 1965 Distinguished Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada and Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Military Journal. A longtime senior fellow at the Macdonald Laurier Institute, he also directs the Institute of Intergovernmental Relations in the School of Policy Studies and is an Adjunct Research Professor in the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security at Charles Sturt University.
Dr. Jamie Ferrill is the Discipline Lead of Financial Crime Studies and Senior Lecturer in the same at the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security, Charles Sturt University. Jamie has nearly a decade of law enforcement experience, having worked for the Canadian federal government prior to commencing an academic career. Jamie holds a PhD in Organizational Behaviour from Loughborough University (UK), a Masters in Homeland Security Leadership from the University of Connecticut, and a Bachelors in Criminal Justice from Mount Royal University (Canada). A political sociologist, Jamie researches threats to national and economic security. Her work focuses on the role of human actors and ideology in organisational processes, as well as in transnational cooperation and collaboration.
Dr. Todd Hataley is a professor in the School of Justice and Community Development at Fleming College. He is a retired member of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. During his tenure as a federal police officer, he worked as an investigator in organized crime, national security, cross-border crime and extra-territorial torture. Dr. Hataley is an adjunct associate professor at the Royal Military College of Canada and in the Australian Graduate School of Policing and Security at Charles Sturt University in Canberra, Australia. His research currently focuses on the management of international boundaries, money laundering, Indigenous policing and transnational crime. He is working on the IIRG’s project on the intersection of international and traditional Indigenous boundaries.
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