John David Young

John Young
John David Young
B.A. (Hons.), M. Sc. soc., Ph.D., Associate Professor
(613) 541-6000 (6425)
(613) 541-6000 (6423)
Department of Political Science

College Address

Royal Military College of Canada
PO Box 17000, Station Forces
Kingston, Ontario, CANADA
K7K 7B4

Dr J. D. Young is a graduate of the University of Guelph (Honours B.A.),Université Laval (Maîtrise en sciences sociales), and Queen's University (Ph.D.), all degrees being in Political Science with concentrations in International Relations. From the Université Libre de Bruxelles, Professor Young has a Diploma in International Relations and International Organizations. A Strategic Studies and International Security specialist, Dr Young has served as Head of the Department of Strategic Studies at the Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean from 1990 to 1995 and Head of the Military and Strategic Studies Program at RMC from 1999 to 2003. During the 2007-2008 Academic Year, Dr Young was Professor-in-Charge of RMC’s Political Science Programs. From 1992 to 1994 he was also Chair of the Montreal Branch (French-language) of the Canadian Institute of International Affairs, after having been a member of the Executive of the CIIA's Quebec City Branch for several years. Professor Young has held research positions with the Centre québécois de relations internationales and the Queen's Centre for International Relations. Having contributed to such professional journals as Armed Forces & Society and Études internationales as well as authoring several book chapters, research monographs, op-ed articles, peer reviews and conference papers, he carries out an active research program via participation in such professional associations as the Association France Canada des Études Stratégiques and the International Society of Military Science, where he has been Chair of the War Studies Working Group for several years. His current research focuses on the international conflict management functions and practices of collective-security institutions within regional and global governance regimes.

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