Philippe Lagassé

Philippe Lagassé

Philippe Lagassé is associate professor of public and international affairs at the University of Ottawa. He teaches undergraduate and graduate courses on political philosophy and national security affairs, and he has supervised graduate work on these topics as well. His research focuses on defence policy and procurement, civil-military relations and machinery of government, and the executive and constitutional monarchy in Canada. His work on these subjects have allowed him to serve as a consultant for government, political parties, and the private sector. Most recently, he authored an expert study for the Office of the Judge Advocate General, served as an external advisor on an audit conducted by the Office of the Auditor General, and was an independent reviewer of the evaluation of options to replace Canada's CF-18 fighter aircraft. Committed to academic outreach, he regularly contributes to social, print, and broadcast media. In 2012 he was granted awards for media excellence from the Faculty of Social Science and the President of the University.

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