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Philippe Dufort
Adjunct Professor


Philippe Dufort holds a PhD from the Department of Politics and International Studies of the University of Cambridge. He is an associate professor at the School of Social Innovation at Saint Paul University, Ottawa. He studies the epistemological roots of strategic innovation with a special interest in intrinsic reflexive practices of military practitioners. He is an associate researcher at the Colombian Superior School of War. He acted as an Associate Editor at the Cambridge Review of International Affairs (CRIA) from 2009 to 2013 and as the founding director of the School of Social Innovation in 2015-2016. Apart from his experience in academic research, he has previously worked as a journalist in Latin America, a Human Rights watcher in conflict zones, and as a contractual analyst for the Canadian Mission toward the European Union in Brussels