Dr. Stéphanie Martel is an Assistant Professor of Political Studies at Queen’s University and a fellow at the Centre for International and Defence Policy. Her research at the intersection of international security and global governance is on multilateral diplomacy, security regionalism, and the role of discourse in the social construction of world politics, with a focus on Southeast Asia and the Asia-Pacific. Dr. Martel’s work has been published in The Pacific Review, L’Espace Politique, Monde Chinois, and Social Transformations: Journal of the Global South. She is currently working on a monograph titled Enacting Regional Security in the Asia-Pacific: Discourse in the Making of an ASEAN Community. She is an executive member of the Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies and an active member of Women in International Security (WIIS) Canada. She also acts as a Canadian representative to the ASEAN Regional Forum’s Experts and Eminent Persons Group, and regularly takes part in policy dialogues on regional security in the Asia-Pacific. Prior to joining Queen’s, Dr. Martel was a FRQSC Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of British Columbia’s Institute of Asian Research and the Centre for International Peace and Security Studies (McGill University). She received her Ph.D. in Political Science at the Université de Montréal.