DPA is pleased to announce that Dr. Colonel (Ret’d) Alan Stephenson is joining our team as a Senior Associate. Col Stephenson brings a wealth of experience to DPA. He has served as a Canadian Air Force (RCAF) combat fighter pilot and has held key appointments such as Special Assistant to the Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Special Assistant to the Deputy Chief of the Defence Staff, Director of Western Hemisphere Policy, and NATO AFNORTH Chief of Tactical Evaluation. He has a broad understanding of military and interagency operational and strategic interaction, both domestically and internationally. As a former member of the Permanent Joint Board of Defence (PJBD), Alan was intimately involved with the formulation and delivery of Canada-United States defence policy. Col Stephenson completed his PhD at Carleton University in Political Science. As a Fellow at the Canadian Global Affairs Institute, he is an active contributor to academic discussion on Canadian defence and foreign policy issues.
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