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Fen Hampson could use his sabbatical to relax and write, but when one of Canada’s most prestigious think-tank calls it’s hard to hide behind the book covers.

The Carleton professor has been appointed a position with the prestigious Waterloo-based Centre for International Governance Innovation (CIGI). Starting in July Hampson will serve as director for the think-tank’s Global Security research program. He will also serve as a distinguished fellow.

“These are opportunities that don’t come very often. Even though it would be nice to sit in my library and scribble another book, here’s an opportunity to work on important policy issues in the...

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