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Christopher Kirkey, Ph.D.


Portrait of Christopher KirkeyChristopher Kirkey is the director of the Center for the Study of Canada and Institute on Québec Studies at the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh. A scholar of comparative foreign policy and international relations theory, his recent works include a second edition (co-edited with Gervais and Rudy) of Québec Questions: Québec Studies in the Twenty-First Century (Oxford University Press, 2016); the co-edited Winter 2015 special issue on Quebec (with Cheryl Gosselin) of the Journal of Eastern Townships Studies (Vol.45 Fall 2015; the co-edited special issue (with Tony McCulloch) of the British Journal of Canadian Studies (Vol.28 Issue 2, September 2015); “Systemic Forces and Canadian Foreign Policy,” (with Michael Hawes) in Readings in Canadian Foreign Policy: Classic Debates and New Ideas (Oxford University Press, 2015); and, the co-edited special issue (with Michael Hawes) “CONNECT/Fulbright Canada — New Scholars Issue,” of the American Review of Canadian Studies (Vol.44 No.3 September 2014).

He is currently working on several projects, including: a book volume (co-edited with Hawes) titled Canadian Foreign Policy in a Unipolar World (Oxford University Press); and, co-editor (with Hawes and Kenneth Holland) of upcoming special issues of Canadian Foreign Policy Journal and the American Review of Canadian Studies. Dr. Kirkey serves on the editorial board of the American Review of Canadian Studies, Québec Studies, the International Journal of Canadian Studies, and the London Journal of Canadian Studies. He is co-editor of the Journal of Eastern Townships Studies, serves as special counsel to the President of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, and is a member of the Fulbright National Student Screening Committee and the Fulbright Scholar Program on Canada for Research Chairs.

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