David Dyment is a political scientist, author, and the immediate Past President of the Canadian International Council’s National Capital (Ottawa) Branch.
Dr. Dyment is the author of Doing the Continental: A New Canadian-American Relationship, currently in its second printing, selected by the Toronto Library Foundation as a significant recent Canadian book, and a Quill & Quire bestseller.
David was from 2013 to 2016 the president of the Canadian International Council’s National Capital Branch, which has some 350 members and 10 programming teams which organize over 50 events a year, five or more of those broadcast nationally on CPAC.
At Carleton University he’s a senior research associate in the Centre on North American Politics and Society and teaches Canadian foreign policy most recently at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs.
David is a past director of the Parliamentary Internship Programme, and has served as a deputy director at Global Affairs Canada and on the staff of the Governor General of Canada.
Opinion pieces by David have been in the Toronto Star, the Globe and Mail and other leading newspapers, he has been on CTV, CBC, BBC, and in French on Radio-Canada. He received his doctorate from the Université de Montréal.