Aarie Glas


  • International Security
  • International Relations Theory
  • Regional and Global Governance
  • Southeast Asia
  • Qualitative Research Methods

Overview of Scholarly Activity

Aarie Glas, Ph.D., (University of Toronto) is an assistant professor in the Department of Political Science with a specialization in international relations (IR) and a faculty associate in the Center for Southeast Asian Studies (CSEAS). His research interests include regional security governance, with a particular focus on ASEAN and Southeast Asia, international relations theory, and interpretive and qualitative research methods. His research has been published in the European Journal of International Relations, International Affairs, and Journal of Global Security Studies, among other outlets. Prof. Glas' book manuscript, Habits of Peace: Conflict Management Practices in Southeast Asia and South America, which remains in progress, explores diplomatic practices of regional security cooperation in a comparative regional context.

Prof. Glas teaches courses on IR and IR theory, international security, regionalism and regional organizations and research methods. He is particularly interested in supervising research projects related to regional and global governance, U.S. foreign policy, international organizations, social IR theory, and inter-state conflict and cooperation broadly speaking.

Selected Publications

Aarie Glas and Jessica Soedirgo (2018), "A Posture of Active Reflexivity: Learning from Lee Ann Fujii's Approach to Research." Qualitative & Multi-Method Research 16(1): pp. 53-55.

Aarie Glas (2018), "African Union Security Culture in Practice: African Problems and African Solutions." International Affairs 94(5): pp. 1121–1138.

Aarie Glas, Clifton van der Linden, Matthew Hoffmann, and Robert Denemark (2018), "Understanding Multilateral Treaty-Making as Constitutive Practice." Journal of Global Security Studies 3(3): pp. 339-357.

Aarie Glas (2017), "Habits of Peace: Long-Term Regional Cooperation in Southeast Asia." European Journal of International Relations 23(4): pp. 833-856.

Aarie Glas and John Kirton (2012), "Global Governance from America, Canada and the Responsible Rest" in Sean Clark and Sabrina Hoque (eds.). Debating a Post-American World: What Lies Ahead. London: Routledge.



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