John Kennair has been formally educated and trained in international law and international relations. After being awarded his doctorate in 1997 from the University of Kent, he worked as a consultant to a number of private companies and governments in Canada.
After gaining a practical insight into his field of study, John returned in 2007 to teach political science at a number of local universities and colleges, teaching international relations and Canadian politics. John has presented at a number of international conferences, and he has published work exploring Arctic sovereignty.
His most recent publication is the book A Forgotten Legacy: Canadian Leadership in the Commonwealth, which came out in print in 2011. He continues to teach and do research in the area of Canadian foreign policy.