Postdoctoral fellows (PDFs) are a key component of the Balsillie School’s vibrant intellectual community. Each PDF must be affiliated with a BSIA faculty member whose responsibility it is to recruit, select and supervise postdoctoral fellows. As the BSIA does not have its own funding source for PDFs, postdoctoral fellows must be employed by either the University of Waterloo or Wilfrid Laurier University, but would have their office at the Balsillie School.
For information on the types of funding and support available through the two universities, please visit the sites below:
Dr. Barbak specializes in theory of public administration, public sector reform, the security-development nexus, security governance, security sector reform, and democratic control of armed forces. His current research project investigates the relationship between security sector reform and the rule of law promotion at a national level. Learn more