The Military, Inclusivity, and Diversity


January 8, 2021

In this new episode of Defence Deconstructed, Dave Perry talks to Andrea Lane and Dr. Alan Okros about diversity and inclusion in the Canadian Armed Forces and the challenges ahead.

Participant Biographies:

  • Andrea Lane is an Assistant Professor at the Canadian Forces College. She holds a BA (Hons) in Political Science from Dalhousie University and an MA in International Affairs from Carleton University. She is currently a PhD candidate in Political Science at Dalhousie, with a concentration in international relations and feminist political theory. She is a research fellow at the Centre for Security and Development and a member of the Canadian Defence and Security Network. 
  • Dr. Alan Okros holds a PhD in Industrial and Organizational Psychology from the University of Waterloo. He was appointed Associate Professor in the Department of Military Psychology and Leadership at the Royal Military College of Canada in 2004 and appointed as Full Professor to the Department of Defence Studies at CFC in 2008. In 2019, he assumed responsibilities as Deputy Director Research in the Dallaire Centre of Excellence for Peace and Security within the Canadian Defence Academy. 

Host Biography:

  • Dave Perry (host): Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute. 

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