Robert Lummack - Defense professional

Robert Lummack has taught within National Defence since 2009. Prior to this, Robert completed an internship at UNICEF HQ, working with the Emergency Unit team which staffed experts for emergency situations. He also worked as a researcher for the Presidential Human Rights Commission of Guatemala, through the Canadian International Development Agency Young Professional Program. With National Defence, Robert has participated in military training and cooperation missions in Jordan, Brazil, Philippines and Macedonia. Additionally, Robert has participated in electoral observation missions, such as Mission Canada 2012 and 2014 in Ukraine as well as in Central America. Robert is interested in the interconnections between diverse subjects: development, conflict, the global economy and is interested in systems thinking, cultural intelligence, ethics, the Women, Peace and Security agenda, post-conflict contexts. He has traveled to about 30 countries. His education is in Political Science – international relations and comparative politics of developing regions.

Why Militaries Need to Understand the Women, Peace and Security Agenda

by Robert Lummack, Professional Military Education Department, CMRSJ   For me, a crucial part of military […]

The Blue Knight Review (Journal of the Royal Military College St Jean): Special Edition No. 2: Systems Thinking and Design

This Special Edition of The Blue Knight Review is an outgrowth project of the April […]

Don’t forget about Boxer: Teaching Systems Thinking, Complexity and Design to NCMs

Author: Robert Lummack Abstract: Since 2009, Robert has worked with the team at the Osside […]

Expecting Uncertainty: Approaching security environment complexity with humility and conceptual flexibility

Author: Robert Lummack Abstract: This article discusses the complexity of the Global Security Environment. It argues […]

Teaching Systems Thinking and Design to Senior NCMs

Watch video from Robert Lummack, instructor at the Royal Military College in St-Jean sur Richelieu, […]

Ethics is not just about the little guy and other observations

Author: Robert Lummack This article will discuss military ethics within the contemporary security environment. The […]