Nathan SearsCourse Instructor
Nathan is a PhD Candidate in Political Science at The University of Toronto; Trudeau Fellow in Peace, Conflict and Justice at the Munk School of Global Affairs; and the 2020 Cadieux-Léger Fellow at Global Affairs Canada. His dissertation research focuses on the international politics of existential threats to humankind, from persistent threats to international peace and security (e.g. nuclear war and bioterrorism), to looming dangers from the large-scale intervention in the natural environment (e.g. climate change, pollution, and biodiversity loss), and prospective risks from emerging technologies (e.g. biotechnology, nanotechnology, and artificial intelligence). He has taught courses on International Relations theory and select topics about international security. He is teaching a course on great power politics.