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Team Member

Dr. Leah Sarson


Leah Sarson is an assistant professor of international relations in the Department of Political Science at Dalhousie University and a fellow at Dalhousie’s Centre for the Study of Security and Development. Her work explores Indigenous global politics in the extractive resource sector and her broader research interests focus on Canadian foreign policy, International Relations, gender, and the Arctic. Prior to joining Dalhousie, she was a Fulbright researcher and SSHRC post-doctoral fellow at Dartmouth College in Hanover, New Hampshire, where she remains a visiting Arctic fellow at the Institute of Arctic Studies. She has been published in journals such as International JournalThe American Review of Canadian StudiesÉtudes internationales, and Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. Dr. Sarson is also a member of the board of directors of Women in International Security-Canada and has held professional positions at the Asia Pacific Foundation of Canada and Global Affairs Canada, among others.