Alexander Corbeil is a research advisor with Public Safety Canada’s Canada Centre for Community Engagement and Prevention of Violence where he develops policies to prevent and counter violent extremist and terrorist use of the internet. He is a Contract Instructor at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University, where he teaches graduate-level courses on terrorism and intelligence. Alexander is also a Vice President with the NATO Association of Canada. Prior to his work with Public Safety Canada and Carleton University, Alexander led a team at a private intelligence firm, managing open source and social media intelligence projects focused on conflict, crime, terrorism, and electoral integrity in the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Latin America.
Alexander has written extensively on Hezbollah and conducted interviews with members of its military wing in Lebanon. He has written for Foreign Affairs, the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, the Globe and Mail, and CTC Sentinel, among others. Alexander has been interviewed by TIME, Voice of America, VICE, and CTV News. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science and a bachelor’s degree in Political Science and Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations, both from the University of Toronto.