Chairholder

Philippe Bourbeau
Director, Graduate School of International Studies
Chairholder, Canada Research Chair in Immigration and Security
Associate Professor, Department of Political Science


Expertise

  • Political science
  • Security
  • Migrations
  • International relations
  • Comparative politics
  • Multidisciplinary
  • Methodological pluralism


  • Biography

    Philippe Bourbeau is the first Director of the Graduate School of International Studies of Université Laval. Bourbeau is Chairholder of the Canada Research Chair in Immigration and Security and Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University Laval. His work adopts a multidisciplinary approach to international issues. He has published articles on the securitization of migration, the power of numbers in global governance, resilience as applied to world politics, the practice approach in international relations, and a multidisciplinary theorization of security. His most recent books include On Resilience, Genealogy, Logics and World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2018), Security: Dialogue across Disciplines (Cambridge University Press, 2015) and The Securitization of Migration (Routledge, 2013). He holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia. Prior to coming to Université Laval he was Lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, UK.


    Previous positions

  • Lecturer, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge
  • Assistant professor, Department of Political Science, University of Namur, Belgium


  • Formation :

  • PhD – University of British Columbia
  • M.A. – Université du Québec à Montréal
  • B.A. – Université du Québec à Montréal


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