Dr T V PAUL is James McGill Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science at McGill University, Montreal, and a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada. Paul specialises in International Relations, especially international security, regional security and South Asia. He completed his Masters in Political Science from Maharaja’s College, Ernakulam; MPhil in International Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi and Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). Paul is the author or editor of 20 books, nearly 75 journal articles and book chapters, and has lectured at various international universities and research institutions. In March 2019, Paul took the leadership role in forming the Global Research Network on Peaceful Change (GRENPEC). He was elected as the 56th President of International Studies Association and on March 17, 2016 he took charge as ISA President for 2016-17.
In December 2009, Paul’s Book, ‘The Tradition of Non-use of Nuclear Weapons’ was selected for inclusion in the Peace Prize Laureate Exhibition honouring President Barack Obama by the Nobel Peace Center, Oslo. During 2009-12, he served as the Director (Founding) of the McGill University/Université de Montreal Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (CIPSS). He has held visiting positions at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (2014, 2017 & 2018); Diplomatic Academy, Vienna (2014 onwards); UC Berkeley (2013); East-West Center, Honolulu (2013); the Naval Postgraduate School, Monterey (2002-03), Harvard University (1997-98), and as the KPS Menon Visiting Chair for Diplomacy (2011) and Erudite Fellow (2016) at the MG University, Kottayam, India.
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