Jeffrey F. Collins
Jeffrey F. Collins is a PhD Political Science student at Carleton University, a sessional lecturer at the University of Prince Edward Island, and a Research Fellow with the Centre for the Study of Security and Development at Dalhousie University. His doctoral research evaluates the role of executive decision-making in select Canadian defence procurement projects during the period of 2006-2015. Additional research areas include Arctic security, maritime security, technology and military thinking.

Aside from his doctoral studies, Jeff holds a MA in Strategic Studies from the University of Birmingham, a law degree from the University of Aberdeen, and a BA and Public Administration certificate from Memorial University of Newfoundland. A former political staffer at both provincial and federal levels, he worked most recently as a policy advisor to Canada’s Minister of Veterans Affairs.

A research associate with both the Macdonald-Laurier Institute and the Atlantic Institute for Market Studies, Jeff’s research has also been published by the Royal Canadian Military Institute, the Conference of Defence Associations’ Institute, the Australian Strategic Policy Institute, and Russia’s Valdai Group.

His articles have appeared in numerous popular and peer-reviewed publications including the National Post, The Literary Review of Canada, Canadian Naval Review, Vanguard, Embassy News, Newfoundland and Labrador Studies, and Foreign Policy Analysis. His first book, Reassessing the Revolution in Military Affairs, was published in 2015 by Palgrave Macmillan (UK).