University of Ontario Institute of Technology
N/A / Ontario / Canada / North America
- Professional Background
- Military 32 years/Academic 4
- Areas of Expertise
- International Relations, Foreign Policy, Economics, Management, Stategic Foresight
- Other organisation memberships
- WFS, CPSA
- Short Biography
- Michael A. Rostek, CD, Ph.D.
Michael joined the Canadian Forces in 1979 by way of Le College militaire royal de Saint-Jean. In 1984, he graduated from the Royal Military College of Canada with a Bachelor of Arts (Commerce) and was commissioned as a Second Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Armoured Corps. He travelled extensively during his 32 year military career which culminated in 2011 with the completion of his doctorate while leading a research team studying the future strategic direction of the Canadian Army. In 2012 he was asked to return to the Reserves and is currently the Commanding Officer of the Ontario Regiment (RCAC) stationed in Oshawa. Besides his Doctorate (War Studies), Royal Military College of Canada, he holds two Master’s degrees - a Master’s of Management in Defence Studies, University of Canberra, Australia and a Master’s of Arts (Defence Management and Policy), Royal Military College of Canada. He is currently employed as the Program Director of the University of Ontario Futures Forum and is an Adjunct Assistant Professor at the Royal Military College of Canada and Queen’s University, Kingston.