Elinor Sloan

Elinor Sloan is Professor of International Relations in the Department of Political Science and is a former defence analyst with the Department of National Defence. She is a graduate of the Royal Military College of Canada (BA), the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton (MA), and the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University (PhD).

Research interests:

  • Canadian defence policy/military capabilities
  • US defence policy/military capabilities
  • NATO
  • NORAD, ballistic missile defence, Arctic
  • China military capabilities
  • Military procurement
  • Peacekeeping

Selected Publications

Modern Military Strategy, second edition (London: Routledge, 2017).

“For Today’s Peacekeeping, Prepare for War,” The Dispatch Quarterly Review of the Canadian Global Affairs Institute (September 2016).

“Strategic Considerations for Canada’s Navy,” Canadian Naval Review 12, no. 1 (2016).

“Robotics at War,” Survival 57, no. 5 (October-November 2015).

“America’s Rebalance to the Asia-Pacific,” International Journal 70, no. 2 (2015).

Why Delays Are the New Reality of Canada’s Defence Procurement Strategy (Calgary: University of Calgary School of Public Policy, 2014).

Canada and NATO: A Military Assessment (Toronto: Canadian International Council, 2012).

  • Company:Professor of International Relations, Carleton University & Board Member of the Canadian Defence Associations Institute
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