Philippe Lagassé

Philippe Lagassé

Philippe Lagassé is associate professor of Public and International Affairs at the University of Ottawa and a fellow with the Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute. His research focuses on Canadian defence policy and politics, civil-military relations in Westminster democracies, machinery of government related to foreign policy and national security affairs, and the nature and scope of executive power in the Westminster tradition. He holds a B.A. in philosophy from McGill University, an M.A. in war studies from the Royal Military College of Canada, and a Ph.D in political science from Carleton University. He also works as an occasional contract defence and procurement policy analyst for government, industry, and political parties. His current research examines constitutional monarchy in Canada, national defence and executive-legislative relations, and the influence of ideology in Canadian foreign and defence affairs.

Telephone : 613-562-5800 ext. 4646
Fax : 613-562-5241
E-Mail Address : plagasse@uottawa.ca
Office (building, room number) :
Social Science Building, 6028

Office hours : Monday 14:00 - 17:00 Or by appointment


  • Associate Professor
  • Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

:

  • Ph.D., Political Science, Carleton University, Ottawa, 2008
  • M.A., War Studies, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, 2003
  • B.A., Philosophy, McGill University, Montréal, 2001

:

  • Canadian defence policy and politics
  • Canadian civil-military relations
  • Canadian executive and constitutional monarchy
  • Ideology and Canadian foreign and defence policy