Areas of Expertise

East Asian geopolitics and security, Chinese foreign policy.


Benoit Hardy-Chartrand has been conducting research in academic institutions and think tanks for more than 10 years. His work has been featured in numerous publications, and he has given more than 400 interviews to television, radio, and print media outlets around the world.

Representative Publications


  • MA in International Relations, University of Quebec in Montreal, 2011
  • BSc in Political Science, University of Montreal, 2007

Previous appointments

  • Lecturer, University of Montreal (2015-2017)
  • Senior Research Associate, Centre for International Governance Innovation, Waterloo, Canada (2014-2018)
  • Visiting Researcher and Lecturer, Shanghai Institutes for International Studies – SIIS, Shanghai, China (2009)