Al Okros, Royal Military College of Canada

Associate Professor Military Psychology and Leadership Kingston, Ontario Alan.Okros@rmc.ca Office: (613) 541-6000 ext. 6017

Bio/Research

Dr Okros is engaged in several research projects centred around leadership in the public domain. With a CF focus, he is working with colleagues at Defence Research and Development – Toronto on a project for 1 Canadian Air Division, addressing leadership in expeditionary air operations; conductin...

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Bio/Research

Dr Okros is engaged in several research projects centred around leadership in the public domain. With a CF focus, he is working with colleagues at Defence Research and Development – Toronto on a project for 1 Canadian Air Division, addressing leadership in expeditionary air operations; conducting research for the Directorate of Human Rights and Diversity examining the implications of Canadian demographics for the CF; has provided pre-deployment preparation and support to the Strategic Advisory Team in Afghanistan and recently completed a multi-year analysis of the attitudes of senior CF Officers with comparison to their American counterparts. He has also contributed to US Air Force work on cross-cultural competence, examined aspects of the Canadian 3D Security concept and applied a model of professions to explain tensions between the military and humanitarian Non-Governmantal Organizations. Since 2002, he has been engaged in long-term activities to strengthen leadership and professionalism in the Bolivian military, including implementing a preparatory year for Indigenous Cadets at the Army Military College, introducing professional development on multiculturalism, assisting in the development of policies to address gender integration and advising the Minister and Commanding Generals.

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