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Team Member

Nicholas Glesby

Research Fellow

Nicholas is an M.A. Candidate in the Department of Political Studies at the University of Manitoba, Research Fellow at the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network, and Student Fellow and Research Assistant at the Centre for Defence and Security Studies. His interests include Canada-U.S. defence relations, Arctic security, and military history.

He holds a 2022-2023 SSHRC CGS-M, 2021-2023 Duff Roblin Fellowship in Canadian and Manitoba Government and Politics, the Paul Buteux Fellowship, and the 2022 Murray and Muriel Smith Scholarship.

Nicholas previously worked as a Policy Analyst in Transport Canada Prairie and Northern Regional Director General’s Office. He was the Gold Merit Scholar of the Oxford Diplomacy and Geopolitics Forum Summer Programme on International Affairs at the University of Oxford. He was also selected as an emerging scholar for the Canadian Defence and Security Network Summer Institute at Carleton University.

Policy Brief: The Permanent Joint Board on Defence: Foundational or “Limbo” to a Renewed Purpose?, by Nicholas Glesby, August 2021