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, forthcoming with the University of Ottawa Press). He is currently co-editing a volume on the securitization of foreign aid (jointly with Jörn Grävingholt). In 2013, 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
E-Mail Address : brown@uottawa.ca
WWW : http://aix1.uottawa.ca/~brown
Office (building, room number) :
Social Science Building, 7052
120 University Private, 7th Floor

Office hours : By appointment (Summer)
Wednesday 10:00 - 11:30 (September 3 to December 2)


  • 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