Dr. Stéphanie Martel is Assistant Professor of Political Studies – specializing in International Relations – at Queen’s University, where she is also a Fellow at the Centre for International and Defence Policy. She is also a member of the Board of Directors of the Network for Strategic Analysis (Réseau d’analyse stratégique). Her research focuses on multilateral diplomacy, security regionalism, and the role of discourse in the social construction of world politics, with a focus on Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific.
Dr. Martel’s work has been published in peer-reviewed journals such as International Studies Quarterly, International Affairs, European Journal of International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, PS: Political Science & Politics, The Pacific Review, Monde Chinois and L’Espace Politique, among others. She is the author of Enacting the Security Community: ASEAN’s Never-Ending Story (2022, Stanford University Press). Dr. Martel serves as a Canadian representative in informal diplomacy dialogues on security and other strategic issues in Asia, including the ASEAN Regional Forum’s Expert and Eminent Persons Group and the Council for Security Cooperation on the Asia-Pacific.
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.