Walter Dorn is an Associate Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada, a senior member of the external faculty of the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre and an Adjunct Research Professor at Carleton University. A physical scientist by training (Ph.D., Univ. of Toronto), he did graduate work on the detection of chemical weapons and on the technical verification of arms control treaties. After graduation, he was a Research Associate of the International Relations Programme of Trinity College (University of Toronto) and a consultant to Yale University (UN Studies).
He served with the UN in East Timor, in Ethiopia, and at UN headquarters as a Training Adviser with the Department of Peacekeeping Operations. He currently teaches courses on peacekeeping and is writing a book titled “Global Watch” on the evolution of UN monitoring.