NAADSN Emerging Ideas Series: Nuclear Disarmament and Human Security




April 24, 2024


12 p.m.


The North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN) Emerging Leaders Node (ELN) is pleased to present the Emerging Ideas Series for April 2024, discussing Nuclear Disarmament and Human Security.

The Emerging Ideas Series pairs emerging scholars with established experts and practitioners in their field of study. This month’s feature is NAADSN Research Fellow Julie Clark.

Julie Clark is a Ph.D. Candidate in Global Governance at the Balsillie School of International Affairs through Wilfrid Laurier University (WLU). Her research focuses on the governance of nuclear weapons and avenues for arms control and disarmament policies.

Ms. Peggy Mason career highlights diplomatic and specialist expertise in the field of international peace and security, with a particular emphasis on the United Nations, where she served as Canada’s Ambassador for Disarmament from 1989 to 1995. She currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the prestigious Canadian Pugwash Group and serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute for Peace and Diplomacy.

Mr. Ernie Regehr is Senior Fellow in Defence Policy and Arctic Security at The Simons Foundation of Vancouver, and Research Fellow at the Centre for Peace Advancement, Conrad Grebel University College, the University of Waterloo. He is co-founder of Project Ploughshares. His publications on peace and security issues include books, monographs, journal articles, policy papers, briefs to Parliament, and op-eds. Mr. Regehr serves as a NAADSN Fellow.

Dr. Jessica West (Moderator) is a Senior Researcher at the Canadian peace research institute Project Ploughshares and Managing Editor of the international Space Security Index project. She is also a Research Fellow at the Centre for Peace Advancement. Her research and policy work is focused on technology, security, and governance. Dr. West also serves as a NAADSN Fellow.

Please join us for an hour-long discussion on Wednesday, 24 April at 12PM ET via Zoom. Participants will be able to ask questions during our moderated Question and Answer session.