Janice is the Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management in the department of political science and the director of the Munk Centre for International Studies, Toronto. She is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada and author of more than 80 books, book chapters and articles on intelligence, international security, peacemaking and public policy and negotiation processes. Recent publications she has written or contributed to include: Networks of Knowledge: Collaborative Innovation in International Learning (2001); The Cult of Efficiency (2001); Street Protests and Fantasy Parks (2001), and the prize-winning The Unexpected War: Canada in Kandahar (2007).
She has received the Mershon Prize for outstanding contribution to public education on issues of national security. Janice has also been active as a member of international advisory panels including the Committee on International Conflict Resolution of the National Academy of Sciences in Washington, DC, and the Committee on International Security of the American Academy of Sciences. She has served as chair of the research advisory board to Canada's minister of foreign affairs and as a member of that ministry's Middle East advisory group, and often provides news commentary for CBC and TVO television.