Editor-in-Chief & Publisher
The first ever recruit of the Canadian governmentâs Recruitment of Policy Leaders (RPL) programme, he was a member of the small team that wrote Canadaâs 2004 national security policy, and he principal-authored Australiaâs 2006 national counter-terrorism policy. He holds degrees from the Schulich School of Business (York University), the London School of Economics and the University of Oxford, where he studied on a Rhodes Scholarship. His PhD is from Osgoode Hall Law School, where he was a Trudeau Scholar and won the Governor-Generalâs Gold Medal. Studin lectures and advises around the world in a number of languages, and has written for publications ranging from the Financial Times to Le Monde, Vedomosti, the Globe & Mail, National Post, Le Devoir, La Presse, The Indian Express, The Australian, and the Straits Times. His other books include The Strategic Constitution â Understanding Canadian Power in the World (UBC Press, 2014), and What is a Canadian? Forty-Three Thought-Provoking Responses (McClelland & Stewart, 2006).
He lives in Toronto with his wife Alla and their three children, Noah, Gabriella and Isaiah.