Director, Loyola Sustainability Research Centre, Concordia University
PhD, Queen's University
Offices: H 1225-01 & AD 505
Telephone: (514) 848-2424 ext. 2116
Dr. Peter J. Stoett (PhD Queen’s, 1994) is Professor in the Department of Political Science and Director of the Loyola Sustainability Research Centre. His main areas of expertise include international relations and law, global environmental politics, and human rights. Prior to joining Concordia University in 1998 he taught at the University of British Columbia, Simon Fraser University, the University of Guelph, and the University of Waterloo.
Dr. Stoett has written, co-written, and co-edited over ten books and over 50 peer reviewed articles, chapters in edited books, and occasional papers. He has conducted research in Europe (including the Balkans), eastern, southern and western Africa, central America, and Asia. From April to July 2013 he was an Erasmus Fellow and taught at the International Institute for Social Studies at the Hague, Netherlands. From January-June, 2012 he was the Fulbright Visiting Research Chair in Canadian-American Relations at the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars’ Canada Institute, in Washington, D.C., where he conducted research on transborder environmental relations. He is also a Senior Research Fellow with the Europe-based Earth Systems Governance Project of the International Human Dimensions Programme on Global Environmental Change (IHDP), a member of the Canadian Association of the Club of Rome, and an Expert Member of the Commission on Education and Communication of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature.
Professor Stoett has also taught senior graduate courses at the UN-mandated University for Peace in San Jose, Costa Rica (where he will teach in the spring of 2104) and the IMT Institute for Advanced Studies/Scuola di Dottorato, in Lucca, Tuscany, Italy; and has supervised theses and internship report work on a variety of topics, including international relations, humanitarian intervention, and environmental impact assessment. He also teaches an online course on Contemporary Issues in Global Politics and is currently developing another on Global Environmental Issues and Ecological Justice.
Dr. Stoett’s latest SSHRC grant is for research on “Bioinvasion and Global Environmental Governance: the Transnational Policy Network on Invasive Alien Species.” He is currently editing a new text on Canada-United States environmental relations and continues to work in the areas of biodiversity conservation, climate change, international criminal law, and genocide studies.
He chaired the Department of Political Science from 2005-2011, and has sat on the Concordia Board of Governors, the Board’s Executive Committee, Senate, Senate Steering Committee, and other university governance bodies.
He can be reached at peter.stoett(at)concordia.ca or 514 848 2424 ext 2116 or 514 653 6872 and is available for interviews, consultancy work, publishing and teaching opportunities.
POLI 215 Issues in Global Politics
POLI 311 International Public Law
POLI 388 Human Rights and International Justice
POLI 394 Globalization and Sustainable Development
POLI 421 Transnational Politics
POLI 423 Peace and Global Governance
POLI 486G Global Ecopolical Analysis
POLI486S Politics of Endangered Species
POLI 496 Honours Seminar
POLI 603/802 International Relations Theory
POLI 647/812C International Human Security