Robert W. Murray

Senior Fellow


Robert W. Murray is Managing Director of the Government Affairs and Public Policy Practice Group at Dentons Canada LLP. He holds a series of fellowships and affiliations including a Senior Fellowship at the Macdonald-Laurier Institute; a Senior Fellowship at the Canadian Centre for the Responsibility to Protect; a Research Fellowship at the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military, Security and Strategic Studies; and a Research Fellowship at the University of Alberta’s European Union Centre for Excellence.

Prior to joining Dentons, he held senior-level positions in a Canadian public policy think-tank and in education policy, and served as a faculty member at both the University of Alberta and Brock University.

He has published a number of books, volumes, journal articles and op-eds on various issues of public policy and politics, and is a frequent media commentator for local, provincial, national and international media.

Featured Publications

Aidan Hehir, Robert W. Murray (eds.), Protecting Human Rights in the 21st Century (Routledge, 2017).

Robert W. Murray, Seeking Order in Anarchy: Multilateralism as State Strategy (University of Alberta Press, 2016).

Robert W. Murray, System, Society and the World: Exploring the English School of International Relations 2nd Edition (E-International Relations, 2015).

Robert W. Murray and Anita Dey Nuttall, International Relations and the Arctic: Understanding Policy and Governance (Cambria, 2014).

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