Joel Sokolsky

Joel Sokolsky is a faculty member in the international relations program at Norwich. His areas of interest and teaching include Canadian foreign and defense policy, American foreign and defense policy, modern maritime strategy and civil-military relations. He is Principal and a Professor of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMCC). He has been the recipient of several scholarships and awards, including two NATO Fellowships and two Fulbright Scholarships. He earned his doctorate in political science from Harvard University.

Recent Publications:

"Suspenders and a Belt: Perimeter and Border Security in U.S.-Canada Relations." Canadian Foreign Policy 12 (Winter 2005/2006). (With Philippe Lagassé).

“Canada and the Atlantic Alliance in the Post-Cold War Era: More NATO Than NATO?” Nik Hynek and David Bosold, Eds., Canada’s Foreign & Security Policy: Soft and Hard Strategies of a Middle Power (Toronto: Oxford University Press, 2010 (With Ben Zyla).

“Multilateral-Richard Gary Colbert (1915-1973),” John B. Hattendorf and Bruce A. Elleman, Eds., Nineteen-Gun Salute: Case Studies of Operational, Strategic, and Diplomatic Naval Leadership during the 20th and Early 21st Centuries (Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 2010).

“The Mission: American International Professional Military Education and the United States Naval War College,” in David Manning, Global Arms of Sea Power: The Newport Connection (with David Manning) (October 2014).