Dragos Popa is an Instructor in the Department of Political Science at Carleton University in Ottawa, specializing in security issues, international relations and regional integration processes. He has also taught Political Science at the University of Ottawa and the Canadian Forces College. His latest research focuses on Canadian foreign policy, particularly towards Asia-Pacific and Europe. Dragos Popa has held several positions with the Government of Canada, in four different departments. Dr. Popa holds a Ph.D. in Political Science and a M.A. in European, Russian and Eurasian Studies, both from Carleton University.