Ousmane’s research will explore the role of identity and legitimacy in the collaboration between the United Nations and Regional Economic Communities in peacekeeping/peacebuilding operations.
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.
Carleigh is researching the patterns of intelligence sharing between countries in a historical context. This includes trying to discern broader intelligence sharing policy and patterns.
Dr. Bessma Momani is Professor of Political Science at the University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs. She has authored and co-edited over eight books and over 65 scholarly, peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters that have examined the IMF, the World Bank, petrodollars, the Middle East, and Arab youth.