Fen Osler Hampson

Director of the Global Security program and Distinguished Fellow at CIGI and Chancellor's Professor at Carleton University

Fen Osler Hampson is the Director of the Global Security program and distinguished fellow at the Centre for International Governance Innovation and Chancellor's Professor at Carleton University. A Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, he holds a Ph.D. from Harvard University and is the author or co-author of nine books and co-editor of some 25 other volumes. His most recent books are The Global Power of Talk: Negotiating America's Interests (with I. William Zartman) and Rewiring Regional Security in a Fragmented World (with Chester A. Crocker and Pamela Aall). He is the past recipient of a Research & Writing Award from the John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation and a Jennings Randolph Senior Fellowship from the United States Institute of Peace in Washington, D.C. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre, the Parliamentary Centre, and the Social Science Foundation Board at the Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver. He served as chair of the Human Security Track of the Helsinki Process on Globalization and Democracy, a joint initiative of the Governments of Finland and Tanzania. He was also Chair of the Working Group on International Institutions and International Cooperation Oversight Coordinator for the International Summit on Democracy, Terrorism, and Security, which was held in Madrid, Spain, on March 8-11, 2005.