Stephanie Carvin is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa. Her research focuses on domestic and international security, international law, terrorism and technology. She currently teaches in the areas of International security, foreign policy and critical infrastructure protection

Previously, Stephanie was a Lecturer in International Relations at Royal Holloway, University of London. She holds a PhD from the London School of Economics and her dissertation was published as Prisoners of America’s Wars: From the Early Republic to Guantanamo.

In 2009 Stephanie was a Visiting Scholar at George Washington University Law School during her sabbatical and also worked as consultant to the US Department of Defense Law of War Working Group and the American Red Cross’ Educating International Humanitarian Law Project. From 2014-15, she was a Research Associate, Centre for International Policy Studies (CIPS) at the University of Ottawa. From 2012-2015, she was an analyst with the Government of Canada focusing on national security issues.

In November 2014 Cambridge University Press published Law, Science, Liberalism and the American Way of Warfare: The quest for humanity in conflict, co-authored with MJ Williams. 

Stephanie is a Senior Reserach Affiliate with the Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism Security and Society (TSAS)