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Juneau, Thomas

University of Ottawa, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs


Ottawa, Ontario

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Thomas Juneau is an associate professor at the University of Ottawa’s Graduate School of Public and International Affairs. His research focuses on the Middle East, in particular Iran and Yemen, and on Canadian foreign and defence policy and international relations theory. He is also currently conducting a number of research projects on the relationship between intelligence analysis and policy making in Canada. He is the author of Squandered Opportunity: Neoclassical Realism and Iranian Foreign Policy (Stanford University Press, 2015), co-author of Intelligence Analysis and Policy Making: The Canadian Experience (Stanford University Press, 2021), editor of Strategic Analysis in Support of International Policy Making: Case Studies in Achieving Analytical Relevance (Rowman & Littlefield, 2017), and co-editor of Canadian Defence Policy in Theory and Practice (2019), of Top Secret Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2021) and of Iranian Foreign Policy Since 2001: Alone in the World (Routledge, 2013). He has published book chapters and articles in, among other publications, International Affairs, Survival, Political Science Quarterly, Nonproliferation Review, Orbis, International Journal, Canadian Foreign Policy, Canadian Public Administration, Middle East Policy, and International Studies Perspectives. He is also a non-resident fellow with the Sanaa Center for Strategic Studies. From 2003 until 2014, he worked with Canada’s Department of National Defence, mostly as a policy analyst covering the Middle East. He tweets @thomasjuneau.