Dr. Alistair D. Edgar is Associate Professor of Political Science at Wilfrid Laurier University, with cross-appointment to the Balsillie School of International Affairs. He is an editor of Global Governance: A Review of Multilateralism and International Organizations (Brill/Nijhoff) and series co-editor for the ACUNS Series on the United Nations (Edward Elgar Publishers). He served as Executive Director of the Academic Council on the United Nations System (ACUNS) in 2003-2008 and 2010-2018. Outside of his scholarly activities, he is President of the Canadian Landmine Foundation.
Associate Professor, Political Science
Edgar, A. 2020.“The Changing Role of the United Nations in Managing Armed Conflict”, in Routledge Handbook of Peace, Security and Development. Edited by Fen Osler Hampson, Alpaslan Ozerdem and Jonathan Kent. London: Routledge.
Edgar, A. 2019. “Pursuing Peace and Justice on the Security Council: The Canadian Experience”, in Elected Members of the Security Council: Lame Ducks or Key Players. Edited by Nico Schrijver and Niels Blokker. Leiden: Brill-Nijhoff.
Edgar, A., R. Mangat and B. Momani (eds.) 2019. Strengthening the Canadian Armed Forces through Diversity and Inclusion. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.
Edgar, A. 2019. “International Norms and Future Peacebuilding”, in The Palgrave Handbook of Global Approaches to Peace. Edited by Aigul Kulnazarova and Vesselin Popovski. London: Palgrave Macmillan.
- John M. Olin Doctoral Fellow in Economics and National Security, Centre for International Affairs, Harvard University (1993)
- PhD Political Science/International Relations, Queen’s University (1993)
- MA Political Science, University of British Columbia (1985)
- BA History, Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge University (1983)