Interim Chief Academic Officer
Social Sciences Tutor
Doug Munroe graduated from the University of Ottawa with a degree in political science in 2003, and worked in the Emergency Management and National Security Branch at the Department of Public Safety until 2006. He left the public service to pursue a Master’s in International Security Studies at St Andrews University, and a PhD in military and strategic studies at the University of Calgary.
Doug teaches Global Perspectives, The Politics of Cyberspace, Peacebuilding, Gender/Politics, Comparative Political Institutions, Canadian Political Strategy, and Topics in Security Studies. His research interests include security policy, terrorism and counterterrorism, intelligence studies, political violence, and strategic studies.
Doug is an avid caver, rock climber, and mountaineer. He is the provincial coordinator of the British Columbia Cave Rescue service; he has also at various times been a long-distance runner, a sailor, and an amateur musician. In his twenties he lived in six cities on three continents, and he hopes to spend many years living and playing in the shadow of the Chief. Doug is married to Kaija Belfry Munroe, and has two children.