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University of Redlands, USA
Dr. Robert Jackson, a Canadian, is the Fletcher Jones Professor of Government at the University of Redlands in California. He also holds the positions of Distinguished Research Professor of Political Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, Canada and Life Member/Visiting Fellow, Clare Hall and Centre of International Studies University of Cambridge, England. He has recently been appointed as an associate Fellow in International Security at Chatham House (Royal Institute of International Affairs) , London. He is a Senior Associate at St. Antony’s College (ongoing) and Visiting Fellow at the Changing Character of War Programme (ongoing) at the University of Oxford as well as Visiting Fellow at the Australian Centre of Excellence on Security studies at Griffith University in Brisbane Australia (2011). After receiving his doctorate from the University of Oxford, he taught courses in Canadian, Comparative and International Relations at Carleton and McGill Universities for 35 years. He continues to teach international relations and advanced seminars on “Security and Crises” at both Redlands and Carleton Universities. Dr. Jackson has served as a Senior Policy Advisor to two former Canadian Prime Ministers, a Deputy Prime Minister, worked in the Privy Council Office (Cabinet Office) and has been a member of the Advisory Board of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade as well as many other government agencies. Professor Jackson is the author and co-author of 36 books (including issues) and some 50 articles in the fields of comparative, Canadian, and international politics. His latest book is Temptations of Power: the United States in Global Politics Since 9/11. The 7th edition of his Politics in Canada: Culture, Institutions, Behaviour and Public Policy, 5th edition of Canadian Government in Transition , and 5th edition of Introduction to Political Science: Comparative and World Politics have recently appeared. New editions of these books will appear this year. Cambridge University Press will publish his newest book on international politics, "Global Politics in the 21st Century," next year.
International Relations and Security Policy, North American Homeland Security (Canada, USA, Mexico), NATO and Afghanistan, International Terrorism, American and European Foreign and Security Policy, North American and European Security Policy Towards Afghanistan.