Allen G. Sens specializes in international relations, with a research and teaching focus on international security. He has a particular interest in armed conflict and conflict management, and maintains research agendas on peace support operations, peacebuilding, European security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy. Dr. Sens is currently working on the fourth edition of Global Politics, a co-authored international relations textbook. Dr. Sens is currently chair of the International Relations Program, an interdisciplinary undergraduate degree program in the Faculty of Arts. Allen Sens is also co-coordinator of the Terry Project and the related Global Citizenship Seminar Series, and a coteacher of ASIC 200, an integrated Arts/Science course in global issues. He is a graduate of the UBC Certificate Program in Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. In 2003, Dr. Sens was a recipient of the UBC Killam Teaching Prize.
Research Interests: International relations, International security, Armed conflict and conflict management, European security, and Canadian foreign and defence policy