Peter J. Stoett is Professor in the Department of Political Science at Concordia University in Montréal. He obtained his PhD in Political Studies from Queen’s University in 1994. His main areas of expertise include international relations and law, global environmental politics, human rights, and Canadian foreign policy.
Recent books (authored, co-authored, and co-edited) include Global Ecopolitics: Crisis, Governance, and Justice (University of Toronto Press, 2012); Environmental Challenges and Opportunities: Local-Global Perspectives on Canadian Issues (Emond Montgomery, 2009); Bilateral Ecopolitics: Canadian-American Environmental Relations (Ashgate, 2006); International Ecopolitical Theory: Critical Reflections (UBC Press, 2006); Global Politics: Origins, Currents, Directions, Fourth Edition (ITP Nelson, 2010); Sustainable Development and Canada: National and International Perspectives (Broadview Press, 2001); Human and Global Security: An Exploration of Terms (University of Toronto Press, 2000); International Relations Theory and Ecological Thought: Towards a Synthesis (Routledge, 1999); and The International Politics of Whaling (UBC Press,1997).
Professor Stoett has conducted research in Europe (including the Balkans), eastern, southern and western Africa, central America, and Asia. In March of 2003, he testified before the Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Parliament of Canada, Ottawa. Dr. Stoett also teaches at the United Nations’ University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica; and the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies in Lucca, Italy. He currently carries a Social Science and Humanities Research Council of Canada grant for research on invasive alien species and global governance and is the Fulbright Research Chair for Canadian-American Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars in Washington, D.C.