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Assistant Professor, International Studies, University of Regina

Dr. Brian McQuinn is an Assistant Professor at the University of Regina and co-founder of the Digital Traces of Conflict Project ( McQuinn co-edited The Libyan Revolution and its Aftermath (Oxford University Press). He has two decades of experience as a researcher and humanitarian worker in a dozen conflicts. He received his doctorate from the University of Oxford after completing ethnographic fieldwork with insurgents in the 2011 uprising in Libya. His research was published by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and in various peer-reviewed journals, including the Journal of Conflict Resolution, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and Biological Conservation. The Guardian, Financial Times, and Nature have referenced his work.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor, University of Regina


  • 2015 
    University of Oxford , Anthropology