Global Horizons Magdalena Surma

Canada’s NATO Podcasts: Interview with Dr. Alex S. Wilner

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Listen as I interview Dr. Alex S. Wilner. He is an Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University. He teaches classes on intelligence, National Security, Terrorism, and Strategic Foresight in International Security.

Listen as Dr. Wilner provides advice to those interested in pursuing a degree in International Affairs at Carleton University.


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The Mackenzie Institute organized Canada’s Defence Perspectives 2020-2050: Recapitalization and the Canadian Forces Conference in partnership with the NATO Association of Canada and the Department of National Defence. Dr. Wilner’s panel focused on advanced technology, new domains and the future of warfare. Listen as he discusses the significance and impact of this conference.


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Magdalena Surma
Magdalena Surma is currently Canada's NATO Program Contributor and Outreach Coordinator. Former Program Editor of Global Horizons, Magdalena completed a BA in Legal Studies (Honours) and a Masters in Public Service at the University of Waterloo. She also attended Harvard during two summers, where she completed courses in psychology, government, and law. In addition, she successfully completed Harvard Law School’s Executive Education Program in Negotiation and Leadership. Magdalena is currently completing an LLB through University of London’s International Program. She is passionate about law, government, and charitable non-profit organizations. As an avid researcher, she hopes to extend her research to investigate women in security while examining society, culture, and international relations. In addition, Magdalena is also passionate about international business and economy. She is very excited about being involved with various projects at NATO, specifically engaging youth and society about international affairs. Apart from a love of politics, Magdalena enjoys fine art, ballet, and classical music.