Dr. David Black

David Black is Professor and Chair of Political Science at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Canada, and Lester B. Pearson Chair of International Development Studies. He has a longstanding research interest in Canadian involvement in Sub-Saharan Africa, including human security and peace operations, development cooperation, the extractive sector, and multilateral diplomacy. Other research interests include: post-apartheid South African foreign policy, particularly in Africa; sport in global politics and development; and disability and global development. His current research includes a SSHRC-funded project on the new politics of “partnership” in Canadian development cooperation. His more recent publications include: Canada and Africa in the New Millennium: the Politics of Consistent Inconsistency (2015); Rethinking Canadian Aid (2016, co-edited with Stephen Brown and Molly den Heyer); and South African Foreign Policy: Identities, Intentions, and Directions (2016, co-edited with David Hornsby).