Robert Huebert, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

University of Calgary






Dr. Rob Huebert is an associate professor in the Department of Political Science and the associate director of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies at the University of Calgary. He is also a senior research fellow of the Canadian International Council and an Honorary Colonel of the Royal Canadian Air Force. He has taught at Memorial University, Dalhousie University, and the University of Manitoba. His research interests include international relations, strategic studies, the Law of the Sea, maritime affairs, Canadian foreign and defence policy, and circumpolar relations. He publishes on the issues of Arctic security, international maritime security, and Canadian defence. His work has appeared in International Journal; Canadian Foreign Policy; Isuma: Canadian Journal of Policy Research, and the Canadian Military Journal. He was also a co-author of Report To Secure a Nation: Canadian Defence and Security into the 21st Century; and co-editor of Commercial Satellite Imagery and United Nations Peacekeeping (2004) and Breaking Ice: Canadian Integrated Ocean Management in the Canadian North (2005). He also comments on Canadian security and Arctic issues in both the Canadian and international media. At the 2012 Arctic Forum, Dr. Huebert will debut his new report prepared for the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions titled, Climate change & international security: The Arctic as a Bellwether.