Dr. Stéphanie Martel is an Assistant Professor of Political Studies at Queen’s University and a Fellow (and Member of the Board) at the Centre for International and Defence Policy. Her research at the intersection of international security and global governance focuses on multilateral diplomacy, security regionalism, and the role of discourse in the social construction of world politics, particularly in Southeast Asia and the Asia Pacific.
Dr. Martel’s work has been published in International Studies Quarterly, International Studies Perspectives, PS: Political Science & Politics, The Pacific Review, L’Espace Politique, and Monde Chinois, among others. She serves as a Canadian representative to the ASEAN Regional Forum’s Experts and Eminent Persons Group, and regularly participates in policy dialogues on regional security in the Asia Pacific. She is Team Co-Lead (Asia Pacific) within the Defence and Security Foresight Group, serves on the Board of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies, and is a member of the Network for Strategic Analysis and Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada.
Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. Martel was an FRQSC Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia’s Institute of Asian Research and the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (McGill University). She holds a Ph.D. in Political Science from the Université de Montréal.