Dr. Andrea Charron holds a PhD from the Royal Military College of Canada (Department of War Studies). She obtained a Masters in International Relations from Webster University, Leiden, The Netherlands, a Master's of Public Administration from Dalhousie University and a Bachelor of Science (Honours) from Queen's University. Dr. Charron worked for various federal departments including the Privy Council Office in the Security and Intelligence Secretariat. She completed her post doctorate at Carleton's Norman Paterson School of International Affairs and is now Associate Professor and Director of the Centre for Defence and Security Studies (CDSS) at the University of Manitoba. Dr. Charron has written extensively on the Arctic, NORAD, Canadian Defence Policy and the Security Council. She is asked regularly to provide guest lectures at Canadian Forces College and to provide testimony to Senate and House of Commons' committees.
2021. “Common Ground: Why Russia and Canada Should Cooperate in the Arctic”, Carneige Moscow Center, 26 July. https://carnegie.ru/commentary/85034
2020. “Arctic Security: NATO and the Future of Transatlantic Relations” in Turning the Tide; How to Rescue Transatlantic Relations. Simona Soare (ed) Paris, EU Institute of Security Studies https://www.iss.europa.eu/content/turning-tide-how-rescue-transatlantic-relations
2020. “Defending the Arctic and Three Other Arctic Narratives” in Canadian Foreign Policy: Reflections on a Field in Transition. Brian Bow and Andrea Lance (eds) Vancouver, UBC Press. 131-152.
2020 with James Fergusson. “Out of Sight, Out of mind NORAD vis-à-vis CANUS Politics” Canadian Foreign Policy Journal. 2 – 15.
2020. “The Military and Manitoba” in COVID 19 and Manitoba : Public Policy Responses to the First Wave. Karine Levasseur and Andrea Rounce (eds) (Winnipeg: University of Manitoba Press): 187 – 192. https://uofmpress.ca/books/detail/covid-19-in-manitoba
2020. "Beyond the North Warning System" War on the Rocks (7 September) https://warontherocks.com/2020/09/beyond-the-north-warning-system/