Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown

Stephen Brown is Professor of Political Science at the University of Ottawa. His research focuses mainly on the intersection of the policies and practices of Northern countries and other international actors with politics in Southern countries, especially in sub-Saharan Africa. He has published on democratization, political violence, peacebuilding and transitional justice/rule of law in Angola, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique and Rwanda, as well as foreign aid, especially Canada's. He is the editor of "Struggling for Effectiveness: CIDA and Canadian Foreign Aid" (McGill-Queen's University Press, 2012) and co-editor of "Rethinking Canadian Aid" (with Molly den Heyer and David Black, University of Ottawa Press, 2014) and "The Securitization of Foreign Aid (with Jörn Grävingholt, Palgrave Macmillan, forthcoming in November 2015). In 2013 and 2015, he was Senior Fellow, Centre for Global Cooperation Research, University of Duisburg-Essen (Germany). He holds a SSHRC Insight Grant (2013-18) for his research on policy coherence for development and Canadian foreign aid. Twitter: @StephenBrown3.

Telephone : 613-562-5800 ext. 1896
Fax : 613-562-5371
Email : brown@uottawa.ca
Website : http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~brown
Office (building, room number) :
Social Science Building, 7052
120 University Private, 7th Floor

Office hours : By appointment starting August 1
  • Full Professor
  • Member of the Faculty of Graduate and Postdoctoral Studies

:

  • Ph.D., Politics, New York University, New York, 2000
  • M.Sc., Government, London School of Economics, London, 1990
  • B.sc.soc./B.Soc.Sc. magna cum laude, Science politique/Political Science, Université d'Ottawa/University of Ottawa, Ottawa, 1989

:

  • Foreign aid
  • African politics
  • Democratization
  • Political violence
  • Peacebuilding and transitional justice