Brenda Lyshaug

Senior Lecturer
Harbour Centre 7160

Ph.D. Princeton University
M.A. York University
B.A. University of Toronto

Brenda Lyshaug is a Senior Lecturer in the School for International Studies. She teaches courses on a range of topics, including: introduction to international studies; humanitarian intervention; political resistance and protest; and, the ethics of war. She also has a long-standing interest in gender and identity politics. She has taught extensively both in interdisciplinary programs, such as international studies and gender studies, and in the discipline of political science.

Her current research focuses on the ethics of war and on theories of pacifism and nonviolence. She is working on a project that evaluates the use of military force for humanitarian purposes. Her past articles have been published in Contemporary Political Theory and Gender & Politics.