The Fulbright Visiting Research Chairs enable American scholars, as well as experienced professionals to conduct research, develop collaborations, guest lecture and/or teach at select Canadian universities and research centres.
Louise Fréchette, Deputy Secretary-General of the United Nations, was a panelist in a forum hosted by the Woodrow Wilson Center, and co-sponsored by the United Nations Association of the Capitol Area. Ms. Fréchette was born in Montréal and began her distinguished career in foreign service in the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade.
Americans and Canadians cooperate closely on many issues, but their views differ on politics and security. Public Policy Scholar Stephen Brooks discusses his research on this divide and looks at how other Western democracies view the United States.
Vincent-Joël Proulx, the 2009 Wilson Center Canada Institute Quebec Scholar, recently released his book, Transnational Terrorism and State Accountability: A New Theory of Prevention. In it, he details the shortcomings of the extant scheme of state responsibility regarding terrorist activities, and identifies a paradigm shift towards more indirect modes of accountability. Ultimately, the legal and policy sensibilities that he emphasizes converge into a new theory of prevention in counterterrorism contexts.