Roland Paris

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Roland Paris "is University Research Chair in International Security and Governance at the University of Ottawa. He is also the founding director of the Centre for International Policy Studies at the University, and Associate Professor in the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His research interests are in the fields of international security, international governance and foreign policy.

"Paris' writings have appeared in leading academic journals including International Security and International Studies Quarterly. His book At War's End: Building Peace After Civil Conflict (Cambridge, 2004) won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving Global Order as well as the International Studies Association's prize for best book on multilateralism.

"He is co-director of the Research Partnership on Postwar Statebuilding, a collaborative research project involving 14 scholars from six countries, funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. He is also co-editor of a book series on Security and Governance, published by Routledge.

"Before joining the University of Ottawa in 2006, he was Director of Research at The Conference Board of Canada, the country's largest think tank, and before that he was a foreign policy advisor in the Department of Foreign Affairs and later in the Privy Council Office. He received two public service awards for his work in government.

"He has also been Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado at Boulder, where he won three teaching awards, and a Visiting Researcher at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies in Washington, D.C." [1] CV

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  1. Biographical Info, University of Ottawa, accessed March 23, 2009.