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Dr. Andrea Charron

Network Co-Lead, Associate Professor, Political Studies, University of Manitoba

 Dr. Charron is the Director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies and Associate Professor in Political Studies at the University of Manitoba. She has written extensively on Arctic security and continental defence issues, and regularly testifies on these subjects to parliamentary committees. She lectures frequently at Canadian Forces College and serves on DND’s Defence Advisory Board. Her recent articles and book chapters include “The Solidification of the Arctic Sovereignty Meme: Assessing Harper’s Arctic Foreign Policy”; “Beyond NORAD and Modernization to North American Defence Evolution”; “Russian National Interests and the Arctic: Foreign Policy Implications for Canada” in Canadian Foreign Policy in a Unipolar World; and “Canada, the Arctic and NORAD: Status Quo or New Ball Game?”