Graduate Supervision

PhD Students

(Committee member) Jonathan Brasnett, Double Standards in International Relations: How Realpolitik Considerations Deter Muslim-Majority States from Defending Muslims in China, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, PhD defended in June 2021.

(External examiner) Matthew Gaudreau, Constructing China’s National Food Security: Power, Grain Seed Markets, and the Global Political Economy, Faculty of the Environment, University of Waterloo, PhD defended in July 2019.

(Internal examiner) Francis Gaudreault, Chasing the ‘East Asian Miracle’ in Africa? A case study analysis of the Rwandan governance reform process since 2000, Public Administration, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, PhD defended in April 2019.

(Supervisor) Grégoire Legault, China’s foreign policy in Southeast Asia, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa (in progress).

(Committee member) Maï-Lan Thaler, L’instrumentalisation du bouddhisme dans la diplomatie de la République Populaire de Chine depuis l’accession au pouvoir de Xi Jinping (2012) : nouvelles stratégies d’influence dans les relations avec Taïwan, les pays d’Asie du Sud-Est et les communautés de la diaspora chinoise, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa (in progress).

MA Students

(Supervisor) Yiwen Song, Institutional Flexibility and Business-Government Ties in China: A Comparative Study of Subnational Online Ride-Sharing Policymaking in Chengdu and Jinan, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa, MA thesis defended in December 2021.

(Supervisor) Samuel Rancourt Duchesne, International Factors and authoritarianism in Southeast Asia: China’s Belt and Road Initiative and elite cohesion in Malaysia and Indonesia, Graduate School of Public and International Affairs, University of Ottawa, MA Research Paper completed in August 2018.

(Committee member) Camille Bourgeois-Fortin, The Educational Exclusion of Migrant Children in China: Addressing the Failure of the 2014 Hukou Reform with Respect to Universal Education, School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa (in progress).

(Committee member) Patrick Leong, Splintering Global Climate Governance? China and the Belt and Road Initiative International Green Development Coalition, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University (in progress).