Analysis: "Is Cameroon the Next Sudan," Foreign Policy (6 July 2023).
Commissioned Policy Report for Commonwealth Secretariat with Paul Precht and Tim Joseph: Towards a Green Steel Ecosystem in the East African Community (Completed 2021-2022, published 17 March 2023).
Policy Paper: "Pathways to Peace in Cameroon: Ten Critical Observations for the International Community," Canadian Global Affairs Institute (October 2022).
Investigative report (with Billy Burton): "Cameroon’s Government Is Deceiving the West While Diverting Foreign Aid," Foreign Policy (22 November 2020).
Non-paywall research related to above Foreign Policy article (with Billy Burton): "Has the Anglophone Crisis Diverted Cameroon’s Resources from Fighting Boko Haram?" (22 November 2020).
Opinion section, investigative report: "The crisis in Cameroon exposes lingering problems in Canadian foreign policy," The Globe and Mail (7 December 2019).
Argument: "Trump must put real pressure on Cameroon," Foreign Policy (7 November 2019).
Conflict Bulletin: "Cameroon Unravels," Bulletin FrancoPaix, Vol. 4, No. 8 (October 2019).
Policy Paper: "Op PRESENCE - Mali: Continuity over change in Canada's 'Return to Peacekeeping' in Africa" , Canadian Global Affairs Institute (October 2018).
Op-Ed (paywall) based on above full report: "Three months in, here's what's at stake in Canada's Mali mission," The Hill Times (7 November 2018).
Policy Perspective on the crisis in Cameroon: "Ambazonia: Justin Trudeau's Biafra?", Canadian Global Affairs Institute (September 2018).
Book review essay of Black (2015) Canada and Africa in the New Millennium & Engler (2015) Canada in Africa: 300 Years of Aid and Exploitation in the Journal of African Military History, Vol. 1, No. 2 (2018).
OpenCanada.org: "Fighting Poverty by cultivating business: Recommendations for Canada's Development Finance Institution," OpenCanada.org (21 September 2017).
H-DIPLO Roundtable XVIII (5 June 2017): Review of Carrol and Donaghy, eds., From Kinshasa to Kandahar: Canada and Fragile States in Historical Perspective (Calgary: University of Calgary Press: 2016). [Online]
Journal Special Issue: Journal of Military and Strategic Studies, co-edited with Tim Stapleton, "Revisiting Africa in Canadian Security Planning and Assessment," Vol. 17, No. 2 (Oct 2016).
"Peace operations in Africa: Is Canada making decisions before knowing its strategy?" OpenCanada.org (26 August 2016).
"If a Mali mission, then do it for the right reasons," The Hill Times (Ottawa: 10 August 2016). [pdf]
Book chapter: "The Other Resource Curse: Extractives as Development Panacea," Chapter 3 in Hany Besada, ed., Governing Natural Resources for Africa's Development (Routledge, 2016).
Peer reviewed article: "The Other Resource Curse: Extractives as Development Panacea," Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 8, No. 2 (2015)
Book review of Elizabeth Schmidt, Foreign Intervention in Africa: From the cold war to the war on terror (New York: Cambridge University press, 2013) in Canadian Journal of African Studies.
Book review of Catherine Boone, Property & Political Order in Africa: Land rights and the structure of politics (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2014) in Journal of Retracing Africa
Book review of Danielle Resnick & Nicolas van de Walle, eds., Democratic Trajectories in Africa: Unravelling the Impact of Foreign Aid (New York: Oxford University Press, 2013) in Journal of Retracing Africa.
Book Review of Rohinton Medhora and Yiagadeesen Samy, eds., Canada Among Nations 2013. Canada–Africa relations: Looking back, looking ahead (Waterloo: Centre for International Governance Innovation, 2013) in International Journal Vol. 68 (4), December 2013, pp. 650-653. (Also available here: http://www.cigionline.org/articles/2013/12/book-review-canada-among-nations-2013.)
Commissioned report for North-South Institute (Tim Shaw and Hany Besada, eds.), “Extractive Sector Regulations in Africa: Old practices, and new models for change," as part of “Governing Natural Resources for Africa’s Development” theme, plus conference participation (Ottawa, May 2013): http://www.nsi-ins.ca/publications/canadian-international-development-report-2013 (a short policy version released May 2014 )
“Mali’s Post-Crisis Crisis,” Embassy Newspaper (Ottawa, 29 May 2013):
Commissioned report by Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute on (mining) investment outlook for Burkina Faso and Mali (Published April 2013): http://www.cgai.ca/west_african_canaries_in_the_gold_mine
“What’s at stake in Mali?” Embassy Newspaper (online daily update), 10 January 2013 http://www.embassynews.ca/opinion/2013/01/10/what%E2%80%99s-at-stake-in-mali/43080
“China and Canada in Africa” (Ottawa, 20-21 September 2012) Conference Summary Report, with Rob MacIntosh (October 2012)
“Nexen deal reflects new global division of labour,” Embassy Newspaper (Ottawa), 1 August 2012
“Not just another coup in Mali," Embassy Newspaper (Ottawa), 28 March 2012
“Canada should engage China via Africa," Embassy Newspaper (Ottawa), 29 February 2012
"Canada, Africa, and the UN: Misreading the importance of the Africa relationship," Vanguard Magazine (December 2010-January 2011, Ottawa)
“Changing the Game: The Chinese approach to African Development”
Vanguard Magazine, May-June 2008: http://www.vanguardcanada.com/2008/06/01/changing-game-chinese-approach-african-development
“Africa-Stan: Afghanistan’s Lessons for a whole-of-Canada Africa strategy,” Vanguard Magazine, Jan-Feb 2008:
PhD dissertation research (working title):
Canadian Intervention in Post-Colonial West-Central Africa: Institutionalizing Routinized Intervention and Limited Liability During the Expansion of International Society (University of Alberta)
Master of Strategic Studies thesis (2009):
Hyper Dragon, Hibernating Beaver: Strategic Implications for Canada of China's Resurgence in Africa (University of Calgary)