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Dr. Kim Richard Nossal

KIM RICHARD NOSSAL is a former executive director of the Queen’s School of Policy Studies, from 2013 to 2015. Dr. Nossal went to school in Melbourne, Beijing, Toronto, and Hong Kong and attended the University of Toronto, receiving his Doctor of Philosophy in 1977. In 1976, he joined the Department of Political Science at McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario, where he taught international relations and Canadian foreign policy, serving as chair of the Department in 1989–1990 and 1992–1996. In 2001, he came to Queen’s University, heading the Department of Political Studies until 2009. He served as director of the Centre for International and Defence Policy from 2011 to 2013. Dr. Nossal has served as editor of International Journal, the quarterly journal of the Canadian International Council, Canada’s Institute Of International Affairs (1992-1997), and was president of the Canadian Political Science Association (2005-2006). He served as chair of the academic selection committee of the Security and Defence Forum of the Department of National Defence from 2006 to 2012. In 2017, he was awarded an honorary doctorate by the Royal Military College of Canada.

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SSI books and monographs by Dr. Kim Richard Nossal

  • Robotics and Military Operations

    May 22, 2018

    Edited by Prof. William G. Braun, III, Dr. Stéfanie von Hlatky, Dr. Kim Richard Nossal.
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    This monograph examines the current state of robotics technology, the trajectory for future robotics and autonomous systems use, and the ethical implications of military robotics in the context national security. This monograph offers policy recommendations, explains investment strategy drivers, and examines the ethical implications of robotics and autonomous systems on the modern battlefield.