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Mark B. Salter

Professor of Political Studies
University of Ottawa

Mark B. Salter is a full professor at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa. He was the 2014 Canadian Political Science Association Teaching Excellence Prize winner. In 2007, he was the recipient of the National Capital Educator’s Award and the Excellence in Education Prize at the University of Ottawa. In autumn 2008, he was Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Research in the Arts, Social Sciences, and Humanities, Wolfson College, and Visiting Scholar at the Centre of International Studies at the University of Cambridge. He is editor of “Making Things International 1” and “Making Things International 2,” “Research Methods in Critical Security Studies” with Can E. Mutlu, “Politics at the Airport,” as well as special issues on “Border Security as Practice,” “Critical Security Studies in Canada,” and the Forums of International Political Sociology. Salter is Editor “Security Dialogue.”


-Salter, Mark B., and Can E. Mutlu, eds. Research methods in critical security studies: An introduction. Routledge, 2013.

-Salter, Mark B., ed. Politics at the Airport. U of Minnesota Press, 2008.

-Salter, Mark B. “Passports, Mobility, and Security: How smart can the border be?.” International studies perspectives 5, no. 1 (2004): 71-91.