Dr. Miloud Chennoufi
Dr. Miloud Chennoufi teaches international relations at the Canadian Forces College (Toronto) where he chairs the Department of Security and International Affairs. He has a diploma (Baccalaureate) in Economic Sciences from the Université d’Alger and a Master of Business Administration, with a major in Theory of Organizations, from the École des hautes études commerciales of Montreal (HEC Montréal) and a PhD from the Université de Montréal. From 2000 to 2006, he taught Management and Sociology of Organizations at HEC Montréal and Political Thinking at the Université de Montréal. In the 1990s, he was a political and economic journalist in Algeria. His areas of interest include the theory of international relations, political theory, and the geopolitics of the Middle-East. Dr. Chennoufi published his first book in 2003 titled Grandes puissances et islamisme, which gathers, in addition to its namesake study, some articles on International Security and Economic Development, as well as political essays. In 2013, he co-edited a volume on strategic studies, Les études stratégiques au XIXe siècle.
With over 20 years in the Ontario Public Service, along with an early career in the private and non-profit sectors, Cordelia Clarke-Julien has held senior roles in various areas of government including but not limited to Cabinet Office where she provided policy advice to Cabinet members in support of government decision-making in the Ministries of Labour, Revenue and Finance. As the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Ontario Growth Secretariat (OGS), she not only led the advancement of policy and program discussions on managing growth in Ontario over the next 20-25 years, but also delivered legislative and regulatory policies that impact how we plan for our communities in the future. She is presently Assistant Deputy Minister, COVID Agri-Food Secretariat in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs. She volunteers as a Board Member on Durham Region’s Lakeridge Health Systems and was a past Director on the Board of Trustees for the United Way of Ajax, Pickering and Uxbridge. Cordelia holds a Specialized Honours Master in Political Science and International Relations with a specialization in Public Administration from McMaster University; a Double Major Honours Bachelor in Political Science and Mass Communications from York University; and Honours Diploma in Public Relations from the School of Media Studies at Humber College.
Denise Dwyer has enjoyed an extensive legal career in the Ontario Public Service in roles including Assistant Crown Attorney and Director of Legal Services. Currently, she is the Assistant Deputy Minister of the Indigenous Education and Well-Being Division in the Ontario Ministry of Education, leading teams dedicated to developing policies and supporting programs that create equitable, safe, and inclusive learning environments for students. Her portfolio includes Indigenous education, student and staff well-being, safe and healthy schools, parent and student engagement, and equity and inclusive education. As the founder and president of the Black Female Lawyers Network (BFLN), Denise continues her efforts to advance equity, inclusion and anti-racism and she was honoured with the InspirED Award by the Young Alumni Council in the University of Toronto’s Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and the 2017 YWCA Toronto Women of Distinction Award. She holds a B.A. in political science and economics from McGill University and a law degree from University of Windsor. She earned her Master’s degree in Adult Education from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
Andrew Mackey is Senior Policy Advisor in the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility. Since 2009, Andrew has worked as a senior policy advisor for the governments of Newfoundland and Labrador and Ontario in the ministries of Immigration and Multiculturalism, Education, Government and Consumer Services and, most recently, the Ontario Ministry for Seniors and Accessibility (2019). Andrew first joined the Glendon team in 2017 as an assistant coach for the Canadian Association of Programs in Public Administration (CAPPA) policy competition and in 2019, began teaching Public Management 6000. He holds a MPA (Dalhousie), MER (Memorial, NL), MEd (Memorial, NL).