Dr. Walter Dorn
Walter Dorn is Professor of Defence Studies at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC) and the Canadian Forces College (CFC). At the CFC, he served for the past two years as the Chair of the Department of Security and International Affairs. And for the last six years, he was Chair of Canadian Pugwash, an organization of physical, life and social scientists seeking to reduce threats to global security.
As an "operational professor," he participates in field missions and serves in international organizations. For instance, he was a UN electoral officer for the 1999 East Timor referendum and in 2010, he was a Visiting Professional with the International Criminal Court (ICC) in The Hague. He has also served as a consultant to the UN's Department of Peacekeeping Operations.
At the Canadian Forces College he brings his experiences to his lectures, seminars and supervisions. He teaches officers of rank Major to Brigadier-General from Canada and a score of other countries. He specializes in arms control, peace/stability operations and international security.Dr. Dorn seeks to promote international peace and security through teaching, research and service (including field work). This site is designed to offer some of the results of this effort, especially publications.
His most recently book is "Keeping Watch: Monitoring, Technology, and Innovation in UN Peace Operations" and he has just finished editing a book titled Air Power in UN Operations: Wings for Peace (Ashgate, 2014). He is hoping to someday complete a book tentatively titled Global Watch: UN Monitoring for International Peace and Human Security, to explore conflict early warning and monitoring of sanctions, elections, human rights and global security generally.
Further background can be found on the Bio and Contact page.