Whitney Lackenbauer

P. Whitney Lackenbauer is associate professor and chair of the department of history at St. Jerome’s University (University of Waterloo).

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Expertise
Sovereignty and Security in the Canadian North
Circumpolar Relations
Canadian foreign and defence policy

Bio

P. Whitney Lackenbauer, Ph.D., is associate professor and chair of the department of history at St. Jerome’s University (University of Waterloo).  He is also a fellow with the Canadian Defence & Foreign Affairs Institute, the Arctic Institute of North America, and the Laurier Centre for Military and Strategic Disarmament Studies.

His recent books include The Canadian Rangers: A Living History, 1942-2012 (forthcoming 2013), Canada and the Changing Arctic: Sovereignty, Security and Stewardship (co-authored 2011), Canada and Arctic Sovereignty and Security: Historical Perspectives (edited 2011), A Commemorative History of Aboriginal People in the Canadian Military (co-authored 2010), The Canadian Forces and Arctic Sovereignty: Debating Roles, Interests, and Requirements, 1968-1974 (co-edited 2010), and Arctic Front: Defending Canada in the Far North (co-authored 2008, winner of the 2009 Donner Prize for the best book on Canadian public policy). 

He was a Fulbright Fellow at Johns Hopkins University in 2010 and a Canadian International Council Research Fellow at CIGI in 2008-09, when he completed a major report entitled From Polar Race to Polar Saga: An Integrated Strategy for Canada and the Circumpolar World

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