Candyce Kelshall

Junior Affiliate (PhD)

Candyce Kelshall has 30 years of experience in terrorism and security studies. She served 10 years in the Royal Navy. Kelshall has her Bachelor of Science with Honors in Government and Civil Military Relations from the University of the West Indies, St. Augustine Campus and a Doctor of Philosophy in Conflict, Terrorism and Piracy from the University of Buckingham. She served for 10 years in the Royal Navy.
Kelshall is currently the President of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies Vancouver which encourages and promotes the study and practice of intelligence and security through its research projects, instructional teams, the biannual publication of the Journal of Intelligence, Conflict and Warfare, roundtable events and annual CASIS West Coast Security Conference. CASIS Vancouver research projects which aim to identify contemporary security issues such as cyber-security, right-wing extremism and fifth generation warfare. She is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Intelligence, Conflict and Warfare which publishes practitioner-focused briefing notes and articles on contemporary Canadian security issues. Currently, she is also an Adjunct Professor of International Studies and Adjunct Professor of Criminology both at Simon Fraser University. Kelshall serves as a board member at the Canadian International Council – Vancouver which is dedicated to advancing Canada’s place in the world. Candyce is also a doctoral fellow at the Buckingham University Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies. She also serves as the Director of DA-IC, which conducts specialist training to military units and police officers.

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