Will Greaves

Will Greaves is Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Victoria, British Columbia. His research examines intersections between global politics, security studies, and environmental politics with focuses on climate change, energy extraction, Indigenous peoples, Canadian foreign policy, and the circumpolar Arctic. He has co-edited two books and authored more than twenty peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and his first book is forthcoming from University of Toronto Press. He holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Toronto, and was previously Lecturer at the Trudeau Centre for Peace, Conflict and Justice and Visiting Scholar at the Centre for Sámi Studies at UiT The Arctic University of Norway.

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Critical Thinking Questions

  • What surprised you about the political system?
  • What didn’t you know? And what did you know, but failed to understand its importance?
  • Do you get how Canadian politics impacts your world – at home and abroad?

More on Brock

Listen to his podcast: Canada and the World, Episode 26: Foreign Policy in an Age of Flux OpenCanada.org

Read his articles: Prof Reflects on Trudeau's Liberal, Sheer's Conservative Strategy after 2019 Federal Election; How to teach international affairs in an era of flux; North America Is Losing the Arctic; Trudeau, Singh clash on climate as both head for B.C. battleground riding Tuesday

Favourite Book: Citizen of the World by John English; The Meaning of Environmental Security by John Barnett; A Game of Thrones by J.R.R. Martin

Favourite Podcast: Secret Feminist Agenda (podcast)

Favourite Website: Democracy Now

Favourite Programs: Students on Ice, Royal Canadian Army Cadets