Thomas Hughes is a PhD candidate at Queen’s University, Ontario, and Editorial Assistant at the Centre for International and Defence Policy. His primary areas of research are on confidence-building, deterrence, and strategic culture, with his dissertation focusing on the political effects of military exercises in Europe. Thomas co-edited the 2018 volume North American Strategic Defense in the 21st Century, and also published work on the use of Remotely Piloted Aircraft. Thomas gained his MA from the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, Denver, and has also worked for the UN Inter-regional Crime and Justice Research Institute.
- Policy Brief: Arctic Military Development in 2020: Three Key Trends, by Thomas Hughes and Adam P. MacDonald, December 2020
- Event Report: Advancing Collaboration in Canada- US Arctic Regional Security (ACCUSARS) Workshop Report, September 2020
- Event Report: Zapad, Vostok, Tsentr: Russian Military Exercises, Alliances and Capabilities, by Mathieu Landriault, Adam MacDonald, and Thomas Hughes, November 2019