Wesley Wark

Associate professor, Munk School of Global Affairs

Professor Wark is a specialist in the history of intelligence services and national security policy. His interests include the popular culture of espionage and the study of terrorism and counter-terrorism. He is the author, most recently, of an edited volume, Twenty-First Century Intelligence, and served as guest editor and contributor to a recent special issue of the International Journal devoted to “Security in an Age of Terrorism.” His major publications date back to his first book, The Ultimate Enemy: British Intelligence and Nazi Germany (1985) and include four edited volumes. Professor Wark is currently working on a book on Canada and the War on Terror. He completed a second term as President of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies in October 2006 and is currently directing a major research project for the Institute for Research on Public Policy on “Security and Democracy”. Professor Wark is a frequent contributor in the national media on contemporary security issues. Other scholarly interests include popular culture in the Cold War and modern and contemporary international relations.

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