International Relations and the Arctic: Understanding Policy and Governance

by Robert W. Murray and Anita Dey Nuttall

About Robert Murray

Robert W. Murray is Vice President of Research at the Frontier Centre for Public Policy and an adjunct professor of political science at the University of Alberta. He holds a number of fellowships, including a senior fellowship at the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, a research fellowship at the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, and a research fellowship at the University of Alberta’s European Union Centre of Excellence. He is also a contributing editor for E-International Relations and a columnist for Troy Media. He holds a PhD in political science from the University of Alberta, and his book publications include Into the Eleventh Hour: R2P, Syria and Humanitarianism in Crisis; Libya, the Responsibility to Protect and the Future of Humanitarian Intervention; and System, Society & the World: Exploring the English School of International Relations.

About Anita Dey Nuttall

Anita Dey Nuttall is associate director of the Canadian Circumpolar Institute at the University of Alberta. She studied history at Delhi University and undertook graduate work in international relations at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. She holds a PhD in polar ecology and management from the Scott Polar Research Institute, University of Cambridge. Her research focuses on the interface between science and politics in the Polar Regions. In particular, she works on Canada’s approach to Antarctica, Canada’s strategy for polar science and its place in national science policy, India and Antarctica, and the geopolitics of the Nordic Arctic states. She is Chair of the Canadian Committee on Antarctic Research of the Canadian Polar Commission.

About the Contributors

Clive Archer is an Emeritus Professor and Jean Monnet Ad Personam Professor in the Department of Politics and Philosophy, Manchester Metropolitan University, U.K.

Alyson J. K. Bailes is Visiting Professor at the University of Iceland, Reykyavik.

Betsy Baker is Associate Professor and Senior Fellow for Oceans and Energy at Institute for Energy and the Environment, Vermont Law School, U.S.A.

Margrét Cela is Project Manager at the Centre for Arctic Policy Studies, University of Iceland.

Guy-Serge Côté is a part-time professor at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada.

Piotr Graczyk is Research Fellow at the Department of Sociology, Political Science and Community Planning, University of Tromsø, Norway.

Klaus Dodds is Professor of Geopolitics in the Department of Geography, Royal Holloway, University of London, U.K.

E. Carina H. Keskitalo is Professor of Political Science in the Department of Geography and Economic History, Umeå University, Sweden.

Lassi Heininen is Professor of Arctic Politics in the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Lapland, Finland.

Nong Hong is Research Fellow at the China Institute, University of Alberta, Canada; Deputy Director, Research Center for Oceans Law & Policy, National Institute for South China Sea Studies, China.

Geir Hønneland is Research Director/Research Professor at the Fridtjof Nansen Institute, Norway.

Rob Huebert is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science, and Centre for Military and Strategic Studies, University of Calgary, Canada.

Tom Keating is Professor in the Department of Political Science, University of Alberta, Canada.

W. Andy Knight is Professor and Director of the Institute of International Relations, The University of the West Indies, Trinidad.

Timo Koivurova is Research Professor, Director of the Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, Arctic Centre/University of Lapland, Finland.

Mark Nuttall is Professor and Henry Marshall Tory Chair in the Department of Anthropology, University of Alberta, Canada; Professor of Climate and Society at Ilisimatusarfik/University of Greenland and Greenland Climate Research Centre, Greenland.

Matthew Paterson is Professor in the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, Canada

Jessica M. Shadian is Associated Researcher at the Arctic Centre, University of Lapland, Finland.

Philip E. Steinberg is Professor of Political Geography and Director of the International Boundaries Research Unit in the Department of Geography, University of Durham, U.K.

Matthew Weinert is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, University of Delaware, U.S.A.

Gleb Yarovoy is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science and International Relations, Petrozavodsk University, Russia.


 

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