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Candyce Kelshall

Adjunct Professor, Buckingham Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham

Candyce is currently a member of the Intelligence Analysis and Tactical Criminal Analysis Program Advisory Committee for the Justice Institute of British Columbia. Canada. She is the president of the Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies in Vancouver, BC. and the Vice Chair of the Canadian Intelligence Network. Candyce Kelshall has extensive experience as a diplomat, instructor, lecturer, entrepreneur, police advisor, reservist and academic. Candyce has trained military and law enforcement units in over 17 different countries, her teaching record demonstrates a passion for student success, and she captained multiple successful enterprises.

TEACHING
Candyce Kelshall recently completed a Simon Fraser University’s Big Data Key initiative research grant on “Predicting the Escalation to Violence using Social Media Postings of an Active Hate Group” with co-lead investigator with Dr. Ahmed Al Rawi and Professor Maite Taboada.
She currently teaches Information Technology Concepts for Forensics Investigations and serves as an industry subject matter expert and supervising graduate projects with the School of Computing and Academic Studies at the British Columbia Institute of Technology and Advanced Analytic techniques at Justice Institute of British Columbia. She has been teaching and writing academic programs for the last 14 years at the University of Buckingham, UK; the University of Sussex, UK; Rabdan Academy, UAE; Simon Fraser University, Canada; and the British Columbia Institute for Technology, Canada.

She has taught academic, professional, undergraduate, graduate, and vocational (police, law enforcement, military and intelligence programs in over 17 countries. Her current research interests lie in the application of Structured Analytic Models, Approaches, and Techniques, Violent Transnational Social Movements and their role in the evolving nature of contemporary conflict, the normalization of extremist sentiment, and community and online based social and soft violence in contemporary social conflict.

She has written extensively for DefenceIQ (UK) and the UK Defence Academy on the changing nature of military and defence policy priorities given the emergence of identity based, state threats; The evolution of Fifth Generation Warfare and its implications on defence and police training; doctrine; policy and strategy, are also major areas of her academic focus. She has previously spoken at the Women in Data Science Conference, Vancouver 2020 on “The Dangers of Predictive Policing and the Need for Proactive Data.”

Experience

  • 2006–present
    Director: Training & Evaluation Design, DA-UK
  • 2017–present
    President & Instructor, Assessor, and Creator of Executive Training Syllabus and Content, Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies Vancouver
  • 2020–present
    Adjunct Professor, Buckingham Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham
  • 2019–present
    Lead Investigator and Director of Training Delivery, Canadian Centre for Identity-Based Conflict
  • 2009–present
    Fellow, Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham
  • 2018–present
    Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare
  • 2019–present
    Chief Executive, AQ-IQ Proactive Analytics
  • 2014–present
    Chair, Centre for 5th Generation Warfare Studies
  • 2006–present
    Director: Training & Evaluation Design, DA-IC
  • 2019–present
    Undergraduate Lecturer, Forensic Science, British Columbia Institute of Technology
  • 2020–present
    Lecturer, Master of International Security, University of Buckingham
  • 2016–2020
    Adjunct Professor, School of Criminology, Simon Fraser University
  • 2018–2019
    Syllabus and Academic Content Creator, Policing Program, Rabdan Academy
  • 2010–2016
    Independent Advisor, Metropolitan Police Service
  • 2007–2016
    Independent Critical Incident Advisor, British Transport Police
  • 2011–2016
    Pathway Leader and Lecturer, International Study Center, University of Sussex
  • 2009–2016
    Faculty Lecturer, Centre for Security and Intelligence Studies, University of Buckingham
  • 2011–2016
    Lecturer, International Relations, University of Sussex
  • 2005–2015
    Sea Cadet Corps, Royal Navy Reserve
  • 2003–2009
    Ship and Port Security Officer Trainer, Blue Water Defence and Security
  • 2003–2006
    Director, TASK International Ltd.
  • 2000–2003
    Consultant to Government of Trinidad and Tobago & Diplomatic and Commercial Attaché to Court of St. James, High Commission for Trinidad and Tobago to UK
  • 1997–2000
    Diplomat - Head of Trade and Investment for Europe, High Commission for Trinidad and Tobago to UK
  • 1996–1997
    Lecturer, Trade & Development and Business Internationalism, London South Bank University Business School

Education

  • 1995 
    London Southbank University, M.Sc. International Business
  • 1990 
    University of the West Indies, St. Augustine, B.Sc Hons. Government and Political Science

Publications

  • 2020
    Decoded: Understanding the Post-COVID-19 Security Landscape using Structured Models, Approaches, and Techniques,
  • 2020
    Re/Generation: Perspectives on COVID-19 from the African Continent,
  • 2019
    A Program to Educate on the Prevention and Reduction of Extremist Discourse Volume 1: Youth Educator Manual,
  • 2019
    A Constructivist Enquiry into the Problem of Piracy, Defense Security Brief
  • 2019
    Violent Transnational Social Movements and their Impact on Contemporary Social Conflict, Journal of Intelligence, Conflict, and Warfare
  • 2019
    Structured Analytical Techniques for Law Enforcement: Tradecraft Coursework and Table Top Exercises,
  • 2018
    Accountability and the Juxtaposition of Civil Society and Policing in a Period of Changing Norms: Using Independent Police Advisors, Journal of Intelligence Conflict and Warfare.
  • 2018
    Introduction to Structured Analytical Techniques for National Security Analysts: Tradecraft Coursework and Table top Exercises,
  • 2018
    Accidental Power: How Non-State Actors Hijacked Legitimacy and Re-Shaped the International System,
  • 2016
    The Military and the Post-Colonial State,
  • 2013
    Mutiny or Revolution,
  • 2011
    Armed Forces and Government,
  • 2004
    Radical Islam and LNG in Trinidad and Tobago, Energy Security
  • 1993
    The Spanish naval incursion on Trinidad, The Book of Trinidad
  • 1993
    History of the military in Trinidad and Tobago, The Book of Trinidad

Grants and Contracts

  • 2019
    Predicting the Escalation to Violence using Social Media Postings of an Active Hate Group
    Role:
    Lead Investigator
    Funding Source:
    Simon Fraser University

Professional Memberships

  • Canadian Association for Security and Intelligence Studies
  • International Association for Intelligence Education
  • Institute of Training and Occupational Learning
  • Royal Canadian Navy Canadian Leaders at Sea
  • Oxford Intelligence Group, Nuffield College

Honours

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, Chevening Scholar, National Police Commendation, National Complementary Policing Award