Professional Honours

Research Grants

  • “The Canadian Multi-Domain Deterrence Framework: Practicing Proactive Deterrence,” with A. Lanoszka, DND Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program, under review May 2018.

  • “AI Deterrence: Science, Theory, and Practice,” DND Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS) program, under review May 2018.

  • “AI Deterrence: From Science to Practice,” SSHRC Explore Development Grants, under review June 2018.

  • “Ottawa Foresight Hub: Scanning Network and Student Training,” Joseph Jaworski Next Generation Foresight Practitioners Award, under review June 2018.

  1. Early Researcher Award, Government of Ontario, Carleton Nomination, 2018.

  2. Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS), The En-Threat Project: An Assessment of Physical and Cyber Terrorist Threats to Canada’s Energy Sector, (with Casey Babb, PhD Candidate), 2018.

  3. Department of National Defence (DND), Defence Engagement Program (Ottawa Workshop on Strategic Foresight), 2017.

  4. Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS), Academic Outreach grant (Ottawa Workshop on Strategic Foresight), 2017.

  5. Policy Horizons Canada, Workshop Fund (Ottawa Workshop on Strategic Foresight), 2017.

  6. Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC) Multi-Domain Cyber Deterrence: Theory and Practice, 2016-2018.

  7. Dissuading Adversaries and their Radiological/Nuclear Pathways: Integrating Deterrence Theory and Analytics in the GNDA, US National Science Foundation (Domestic Nuclear Detection Office), START/University of Maryland, 2014. (Co-investigator).

  8. Department of National Defence (DND), Defence Engagement Program (Deterrence by Denial Workshop), 2013

Scholarships

  1. Postdoctoral Award, Transatlantic Postdoc Fellowship for International Relations and Security, German Institute for International and Security Affairs, 2008-2010.

  2. Postdoctoral Award, R.B. Byers Post-Doc Fellowship, Department of National Defence (Security and Defence Forum) 2008-2009.

  3. Doctoral Award, Dr. Ronald Baker Doctoral Scholarship, Department of National Defence (Security and Defence Forum), 2007-2008.

  4. Doctoral Award, Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada, 2007-2008.

  5. Doctoral Award, Dr. Ronald Baker Doctoral Scholarship, Department of National Defence (Security and Defence Forum), 2006-2007.

  6. Doctoral Award, Faculty of Graduate Studies, Dalhousie University, 2004-2006.

  7. Doctoral Award, Centre for Foreign Policy Studies, Dalhousie University Studies, 2004-2006.

 

Awards

  1. Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Government of Canada, (January 2013).

  2. Amos Perlmutter Prize, Journal of Strategic Studies, “Deterring the Undeterrable: Coercion, Denial, and Delegitimization in Counterterrorism”, 34:1 (2011).

  3. Bruce S. Oland Essay Competition, Canadian Naval Review “One Fish, Two Fish, Three Fish … No Fish: Canada’s Navy and the Global Fisheries’ Crisis”, with Kathleen Bigney, 4:2 (2008).

  4. Society for Military and Strategic Studies Award of Excellence, Graduate Essay Competition, Third Place, University of Calgary, Canada, 2005.

Standing Offers & Other Research Contracts

  1. Global Affairs Canada (GAC), The Centre for Intercultural Learning, Strengthening Canada’s Influence: Integrating Foresight and Design for Whole of Government Approaches, February-March 2018.

  2. Natural Resources Canada (NRCan), Canadian Forest Service, Strategic Foresight Training Workshop, March 19 & 22, 2017.

  3. Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC), Strategic Foresight Training Workshop, December 11-12, 2017.

  4. Policy Horizons Canada, Scanning and Foresight Services, with WME Consulting, Standing Offer 2017-2020.

  5. Macdonald Laurier Institute, “The Yearly Look Ahead” and “ISIS in Canada: Patterns of Radicalization, Recruitment, and Terrorism”, 2017-2018.