Christopher Cowan is a recent graduate of Queen’s University, where he obtained his Bachelor of Arts (Honours) degree in Political Studies with a focus on International Relations. During his time at Queen’s, Christopher studied abroad in both the United Kingdom and Turkey. His research interests include Asia-Pacific security issues, maritime security, Canadian foreign and defence policy, and Australian foreign policy. On top of his position as a Junior Research Fellow for the NATO Association of Canada, he is currently working on publishing his first academic journal article. He will begin his graduate studies in the winter at the Australian National University, where he will be pursuing a Master’s degree in Strategic Studies.
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Li Keqiang’s Visit to the United Kingdom: A Microcosm of West-China Relations

Through China’s relations with the west, Christopher Cowan examines the balance between trade and human rights.

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The “Abe Doctrine”? An Analysis of Shinzo Abe’s Keynote Address at the 2014 Shangri-La Dialogue

Christopher Cowan discusses Shinzo Abe’s keynote address at the 2014 Asia Security Summit and its possible foreign policy implications for Japan.