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Benjamin J. Muller

Associate Professor at Political Science at King’s University College

Since obtaining his PhD from Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland, Dr. Muller has published widely in books and academic journals on issues of borders, sovereignty, security and identity, including two monographs: Security, Risk, and the Biometric State: Governing Borders and Bodies (Routledge 2010); and, with Samer Abboud, Rethinking Hizballah: Legitimacy, Authority, Violence (Ashgate 2012). Dr. Muller has provided expert testimony to Canadian Parliamentary committees, contributed to NATO/European Science Foundation reports on ethics and security, and held the first visiting research fellowship at the Border Policy Research Institute at Western Washington University. Dr. Muller has both taught and given guest lectures at more than a dozen Universities and Colleges in Canada and the US, as well as participating in community stakeholder initiatives on borders, security and ethics, in Canada, the US and Northern Ireland. Dr. Muller currently teaches Critical Security Studies and International Relations at King’s University College in London, Ontario. You can find his blog here.