Carla Barqueiro earned her PhD in International Politics from Aberystwyth University, UK and is a lecturer in political science in the Department of Political Science. Her teaching and research focuses on human security approaches in international relations, Latin American politics, and kinship. She co-authored a book entitled Mobilizing the Will to Intervene: Leadership to Prevent Mass Atrocities (2010) with McGill-Queen's University Press. In 2016 she co-authored an article, "Regional Organizations and Responsibility to Protect: Normative Reframing or Normative Change?" in Politics and Governance. In 2017, she published a chapter "When outsiders are threats: How to move beyond a culture of fear to a shared sense of humanity", in Samuel Totten's edited volume Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide with Routledge. She also is a contributor to The Hill news, and is currently working on a project exploring the relationship between kinship and international relations.
Graduate Program Administrator
PhD, Aberystwyth University
Responsibility to Protect
Kinship in IR
Latin American Politics
Gender and Conflict
Barqueiro, Carla. (2018). “When Outsiders Are Threats: How to Move beyond a Culture of Fear to a Shared Sense of Humanity”, in Samuel Totten (ed) Last Lectures on the Prevention and Intervention of Genocide. NY: Routledge.
Barqueiro, Carla, and Kate Seaman, and KT Towey. (2016). “Regional Organizations and Responsibility to Protect: Normative Reframing or Normative Change?”, Politics and Governance 4(3): 37-49.
Barqueiro, Carla. (2021). “Dehumanizing R2P: Preventing Mass Atrocities without Human Security?”, Journal of Human Security (accepted).
Barqueiro, Carla. “Children in Endemic Urban Violence: Human Security and the ‘Protection Gap.’” Ottawa: DFAIT, 2008. Barqueiro, Carla. “Human Security: An Examination of Urban Violent Crime in Rio de Janeiro & São Paulo.” Ottawa: DFAIT, 2006.
Barqueiro, Carla (March 10, 2016) “What the US can learn from Canada”, The Hill , Opinion-Editorial http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/international/272440-what-the-us-can-learn-from-canada\
Barqueiro, Carla & Katherine Teresa Towey (November 20, 2015) “Paris Attacks Should Strengthen US Resolve to Accept More Refugees”, The Hill, Opinion-Editorial, http://thehill.com/blogs/pundits-blog/international/260872-paris-attacks-should-strengthen-us-resolve-to-accept-more