Timothy Donais is the Director of the Masters in International Policy (MIPP) program, Associate Director of the PhD Program in Global Governance, and Associate Professor in the Department of Global Studies at Wilfrid Laurier University. He also serves as the Chair of the Peace and Conflict Studies Association of Canada (PACS-Can). Prior to joining Laurier and the BSIA, he taught in the Department of Political Science at the University of Windsor, and was a post-doctoral fellow at York University’s Centre for International and Security Studies.
Tim’s primary research interests lie in the area of post-conflict peacebuilding, with a particular focus on questions of ownership and inclusivity in peace processes.
Tim also has an ongoing interest in questions of security sector reform, and has worked closely with the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces (DCAF), one of the world’s leading research centres on security sector reform. Tim is the author of Peacebuilding and Local Ownership: Post-Conflict Consensus-Building (Routledge, 2012), The Political Economy of Peacebuilding in Post-Dayton Bosnia (Routledge, 2006), and is the editor of Local Ownership and Security Sector Reform (Lit Verlag, 2008).