Brian Job

Wall Associate




Political Science





Dr. Brian L. Job (PhD, Indiana University) is Professor of Political Science and a Faculty Associate of School of Public Policy and Global Affairs. He joined the UBC faculty in 1989, having previously been on the faculty of the University of Minnesota. He has served as Director of the Centre of International Relations, Interim Director of the Liu Institute, and Associate Director of the Institute of Asian Research. His teaching and research interests concern international security—more specifically, the evolving security order of the Asia Pacific, intrastate conflict, human security, and Canadian foreign and security policies. His current research concerns UN peacekeeping, the protection of civilians in conflict, Canadian security policy, and security relations among Asian states and peoples. Job has been actively involved in Asia Pacific expert networks, particularly with the Council of Security Cooperation in the Asia Pacific (CSCAP).