Haseeb is a PhD candidate in the Faculty of Law, Queens University. His thesis focuses on the political genealogy of Canadian national security discourse. In particular, this research explores the emergence of national security in Canada to investigate how race has been historically embedded in political practices of national security from the 19th to 21st century.
Maseeh Haseeb holds a master’s degree in Legal Studies from Carleton University. He is presently a teaching assistant at Queen’s University. In 2016, Haseeb was the annual recipient of Queen’s University Teaching Assistant and Teaching Fellow Excellence Award.
More recently, Haseeb worked as a research assistant at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC) and Queen’s Faculty of Law on a joint project called Tracking Transnational Terrorist Resourcing Nodes and Networks. This path-breaking study has involved the tracking, collection, and analysis of open-source data on transnational terrorist financing networks, and a close reading of relevant case law. Haseeb has received the following awards during his PhD: Ontario Graduate Scholarship (2015-2019), Bruce C. McDonald Scholarship (2017-2018), Eric W Cross Fellowship in Law (2016- 2017).
Recent Professional Achievements
“Was Canada’s mission in Kandahar a success?” (2016) Legion: Canada’s Military History Magazine 48.
Featured Conference Presentation
“Tracking Transnational Terrorist Resourcing Nodes and Networks,” Presentation at the TSAS Workshop Series: Centre for Research and Evidence on Security Threats (CREST) Researchers, Canadian Network for Research on Terrorism, Security, and Society (TSAS), Ottawa, 2017.