Bob’s primary area of academic research interest is international relations theory and the history of international thought, with particular attention to realism and its sub-schools and the English School. The application of Bob’s work on international theory focuses mainly on international security, foreign policy analysis, great power politics, humanitarian intervention and the Responsibility to Protect, and Arctic relations. The main geographical areas of interest in Bob’s work are Canada, the US, and Russia. Bob also has great interest in global governance and multilateralism, with specific focus on the UN, NATO, and the Arctic Council.

The core areas of public policy that Bob studies, has written on, and/or has worked in, are foreign and defence policy, trade policy, energy policy, governance policy, and education policy.

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