Mark B. Salter

May 13, 2011 Comments Off on Mark B. Salter

University of Ottawa

Mark B. Salter is an associate professor at the School of Political Studies, University of Ottawa. He is editor of “Politics at the Airport” and “Global Policing and Surveillance: borders, security identity” with Elia Zureik. He is the sole author of “Rights of Passage: the passport in international relations” and “Barbarians and Civilization in International Relations” (also published in Chinese). Recent research appears in Geopolitics, Citizenship Studies, International Political Sociology, Alternatives, Security Dialogue, the Journal of Air Transport Management, and the Journal of Transportation Security. He has been an invited expert on risk management, aviation and border security for Canadian and American governments, as well as international think-tanks and organizations. 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 currently researching “Politics of the Spaces In-between” that connects the theoretical work on states of exception with empirical research on interstitial sites in global politics.

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