Patrick James

Dean's Professor of International Relations
Director, Center for International Studies

Contact Information
E-mail: patrickj@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 821-4114
Office: VKC 330

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Curriculum Vitae
 

Biographical Sketch

PATRICK JAMES is Professor of International Relations and Director of the Center for International Studies at the University of Southern California (PhD, University of Maryland, College Park). James specializes in comparative and international politics. His interests at the international level include the causes, processes and consequences of conflict, crisis and war. With regard to domestic politics, his interests focus on Canada, most notably with respect to the constitutional dilemma. James is the author of 18 books and over 120 articles and book chapters. Among his honors and awards are the Louise Dyer Peace Fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Milton R. Merrill Chair from Political Science at Utah State University, the Lady Davis Professorship of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Thomas Enders Professorship in Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary, the Senior Scholar award from the Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC, the Eaton Lectureship at Queen’s University in Belfast, the Quincy Wright Scholar Award from the Midwest International Studies Association (ISA), the Beijing Foreign Studies University Eminent Scholar and the Eccles Professor of the British Library. He is a past president of the Midwest ISA and the Iowa Conference of Political Scientists. James has been Distinguished Scholar in Foreign Policy Analysis for the ISA, 2006-07, and Distinguished Scholar in Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration for ISA, 2009-10. He served as President, 2007-09, of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, and Vice-President (2008-09) of the ISA. He will be President of the International Council for Canadian Studies in 2011-13. James also served a five-year term as Editor of International Studies Quarterly.

Education

  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of Maryland, 1984

  • Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

    • Dornsife Dean's Professor, USC, 07/01/2012-  
    • Director, Center for International Studies, USC, 07/01/2006-  
    • Professor, SIR, University of Southern California, 08/01/2005-  

    Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Patrick James came to the School of International Relations from the University of Missouri-Columbia where he held the Middlebush Chair in Political Science.

    Professor James' teaching and research interests are in the fields of International Relations (foreign policy analysis and security studies); Comparative Politics (Canadian politics); Rational Choice (collective action, expected utility and game theory); and Empirical Methods (research design and statistics). His most recent books focus on Canadian Studies, ethnic conflict and political realism.

    In 2004 Professor James received the Gold Chalk Award for graduate mentorship in the Social Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia Graduate Professional Council. He is the author of 17 books and over one hundred articles and book chapters. Among his honors and awards are the Louise Dyer Peace Fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, the Milton R. Merrill Chair from Political Science at Utah State University, the Lady Davis Professorship of the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, the Thomas Enders Professorship in Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary, the Senior Scholar award from the Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC the Eaton Lectureship at Queen's University in Belfast, the Distinguished Scholar in Foreign Policy Analysis from the International Studies Association (ISA), the Misty Gerner Award for Innovative Teaching from the ISA, and the Distinguished Scholar in Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration from the ISA. He is a past president of the Midwest International Studies Association and the Iowa Conference of Political Scientists. From 1999 to 2003 he served as Editor of International Studies Quarterly.
    Research Keywords
    international relations; foreign policy analysis; international security; ethnoreligious politics; research methods; Canadian Studies
    Research Specialties
    Foreign Policy Analysis, Ethnopolitics, Security Studies, Canadian Politics, Quantitative Methods, Conflict & Intervention; Regional studies - Canada

    Funded Research

    Contracts and Grants Awarded
    • Taiwan Summer Student Grant (TECO), Patrick James, $4,000, 05/01/2008-  
    • Diversionary Dragons (Taiwan Foundation for Democracy), Patrick James, $8,000, 2011-2012   
    • Canadian Studies Program (Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC), Patrick James, $7,500, 2010-2011   
    • Constitutional Politics in Canada After the Charter (Canadian Federation), Patrick James, $8,000, 2010-2011   
    • Near Crises in World Poltiics (Office of the Provost), Patrick James, $25,000, 2009-2010   
    • Canadian Studies Program (Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC), Patrick James, $8,500, 2008-2009   
    • Religion Identity And Global Goverance (Luce (Henry) Foundation), Lamy, Steven L, James, Patrick, $370,000, 07/01/2006-06/30/2009  
    • Canadian Studies Program (Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC), Patrick James, $7,500, 2007-2008   
    • The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learing from the Lord of the Rings (Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching, USC), Patrick James, $7,000, 2007-2008   
    • Canadian Studies Program (Canadian Consulate General), James, Patrick, $7,974, 01/16/2008-03/31/2008  

    USC Funding
    • Provost's Distinguished Visitors Program. Official Visit, President of Senegal: This visit is intended to facilitate external grantsmanship by the CIS Research Cluster on religion and public health in Africa, $5,000, 2010-2011   
    • Office of the Provost. Near Crises in World Politics: The Near Crisis Project complements the International Crisis Behavior Project's holdings by gathering data on events from 1918 to 2002 that came close to the level of crisis., $25,000, 2009-2010   

    Proposals Submitted
    • Luce Foundation, Declined, Diane Winston, Patrick James, $338,640, 07/01/2010-06/30/2013  
    • NSF, Pending, Patrick James, Jonathan Keller and Edward Yang, $182,498, 05/01/2011-04/30/2013  
    • UCC US-China Institute, Pending, Patrick James, $7,500, 2010-2011   
    • United States Institute of Peace, Pending, Patrick James, $55,046, 2010-2011   
    • USC Center for Religion and Civic Culture, Re-submit, Patrick James, $10,000, 2010-2011   
    • USC Zumberge Fund, Re-submit, Patrick James, $49,745, 2010-2011   

    Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

    • Center for Public Diplomacy, Fellow

    Conferences and Other Presentations


    Conference Presentations
    • "An Idenfitied Systemic Model of the Democratic Peace: New Tools, New Uses", Peace Science Society, Poster, Refereed Fort Worth, TX, Peace Science Society, 10/01/2010-10/31/2010  
    • "Hard Times and North American Relations", American Political Science Association, Roundtable/Panel, Washington, DC, American Political Science Association, Invited, 09/01/2010-09/30/2010  
    • "Professinnal Development: How to Get Your Work Published", International Studies Association (West), Roundtable/Panel, Los Angeles, CA, International Studies Association, Invited, 09/01/2010-09/30/2010  
    • "What's at Stake in the Methodology Debates in International Relations?", International Studies Association (West), Roundtable/Panel, Los Angeles, CA, International Studies Association, Invited, 09/01/2010-09/30/2010  
    • "Territorial Claims and Territorial Conflict", Midwest Political Science Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, Chicago, IL, APSA (Midwest), 04/01/2010-04/30/2010  
    • "A World Survey of Religion and State", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New Orleans, LA, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2010-02/28/2010  
    • "Gender and Security: Theory and Practice", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New Orleans, LA, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2010-02/28/2010  
    • "Globalization and National Security State", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New Orleans, LA, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2010-02/28/2010  
    • "Mentoring Diverse Scholars in International Studies: From Graduate School to Tenured Professor", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New Orleans, LA, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2010-02/28/2010  
    • "The Obama Presidency: Implications for Canada in the World", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New Orleans, LA, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2010-02/28/2010  
    • "Panel on Debating North American Integration", Association for Canadian Studies in the US, Chair and Discussant, San Diego, CA, Association for Canadian Studies in the US, Invited, 11/01/2009-11/30/2009  
    • "Systems of Canadian Studies", Association for Canadian Studies in the US, Presidential Address, Paper, San Diego, CA, Association for Canadian Studies in the US, Invited, 11/01/2009-11/30/2009  
    • "Constitutional Potlics in Canada After the Charter", Western Canadian Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, Los Angeles, CA, Western Canadian Studies Association, 10/01/2009-10/31/2009  
    • "Forgotten Partnership Remembered", American Political Science Association, Roundtable/Panel, Abstract, Toronto, Canada, American Political Science Association, Invited, 09/01/2009-09/30/2009  
    • "Fourth Estate or Mouthpiece?", American Political Science Association, Roundtable/Panel, Paper, Toronto, Canada, American Political Science Association, 09/01/2009-09/30/2009  
    • "Panel on Forecasting Canadian Elections", American Political Science Association, Chair, Toronto, Canada, American Political Science Association, Invited, 09/01/2009-09/30/2009  
    • "Learning from the Great War", International Political Science Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, Santiago, Chile, International Political Science Association, 07/01/2009-07/31/2009  
    • "Religion, Identity and Global Governance", International Studies Association/Brazilian International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, International Studies Association/Brazilian Intern, 07/01/2009-07/31/2009  
    • "A Formal Model of the Relationship Among Media, Regime Type and Government Respect for Physical Integrity Rights", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, New York, NY, International Studies Association, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Behavioral International Relations", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, New York, NY, International Studies Association, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Honoring Donald L. Horowitz", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, New York, NY, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Panel on Forecasting International Relations and Foreign Policy", International Studies Association, Chair, New York, NY, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Panel on Security of Small States", International Studies Association, Discussant, New York, NY, International Studies Association, Invited, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Relgion and IR Theory", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, New York, NY, International Studies Association, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Canada in the International System", International Studies Association (Midwest) and Midwest Association for Canadian Studies, Roundtable/Panel, St. Louis, MO, ISA (Midwest) and MWACS, Invited, 11/01/2008-11/30/2008  
    • "Foreign Policy Meets Conflict Processes", International Studies Association (Midwest ), Roundtable/Panel, St. Louis, MO, ISA (Midwest), Invited, 11/01/2008-11/30/2008  
    • "Peace or Conflict: Interdependence and Other Factors", International Studies Association (Midwest ), Chair and Discussant, St. Louis, MO, ISA (Midwest), Invited, 11/01/2008-11/30/2008  
    • "Terrorism and Counterterrorism", International Studies Association (Midwest ), Chair and Discussant, St. Louis, MO, ISA (Midwest), Invited, 11/01/2008-11/30/2008  
    • "A Formal Model of the Relationship Among Media Freedom, Regime Type and Government Respect for Physicial Integrity Rights", Peace Science Society, Poster, Refereed Claremont, CA, Peace Science Society, 10/01/2008-10/31/2008  
    • "Women-Friendly Democracies and the Canadian Model", American Political Science Association, Chair, Boston, MA, APSA, Invited, 09/01/2008-09/30/2008  
    • "Approaches to Understanding Crisis Bargaining", International Studies Association, Chair and Discussant, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Canadian Foreign Policy at Crossroads: Processes, Actors, and Challenges", International Studies Association, Chair, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Deterrence and Compellence in Iraq", International Studies Association, Roundtable/Panel, Refereed Paper, San Francisco, CA, ISA, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Levels of Analysis in Foreign Policy -- Past, Present, and Future", International Studies Association, Chair and Discussant, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Multidisciplinary Approaches to International Relations: Insights from Economics, Psychology and History", International Studies Association, Chair, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Terrorism: Strategic Models", International Studies Association, Discussant, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learing from the Lord of the Rings", International Studies Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Paper, San Francisco, CA, ISA, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Why Realists Disagree About American Foreign Policy", International Studies Association, Chair, San Francisco, CA, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Getting Published in the Profession", International Studies Association (Midwest), Talk/Oral Presentation, St. Louis, IL, ISA Midwest, Invited, 10/01/2007-10/31/2007  
    • "Behavioral IR", American Political Science Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Chicago, IL, APSA, 09/01/2007-09/30/2007  
    • "Deterrence and Compellence in Iraq", Pan-Eurupean IR Conference, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Turin, Italy, ECPR, 09/01/2007-09/30/2007  
    • "Academic and Non-Academic Careers", International Studies Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Chicago, IL, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2007-03/31/2007  
    • "ENMISA Distinguished Scholar, Ted Gurr", International Studies Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Chicago, IL, ISA, Invited, 03/01/2007-03/31/2007  
    • "Panel on Religion and Secularism in IR", International Studies Association, Chair and Discussant, Refereed Chicago, IL, ISA, 03/01/2007-03/31/2007  
    • "The Impact of Immigration", International Studies Association, Discussant, Refereed Chicago, IL, ISA, 03/01/2007-03/31/2007  
    • "The Democratic Peace", International Studies Association (Midwest), Chair and Discussant, Refereed St. Louis, MO, ISA Midwest, 10/01/2006-10/30/2006  
    • "Game Theory and International Terrorism", American Political Science, Discussant, Refereed Chicago, IL, APSA, 09/01/2006-09/30/2006  
    • "International Dimensions of Ethnic Conflict", American Political Science Association, Chair, Refereed Chicago, IL, APSA, 09/01/2006-09/30/2006  
    • "Poliheuristic Analysis of International Crises", American Political Science Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Chicago, IL, APSA, 09/01/2006-09/30/2006  
    • "Politheuristic Theory and Crisis Decision-Making", International Political Science Association, Talk/Oral Presentation, Refereed Fukuoka, Japan, IPSA, 08/01/2006-08/31/2006  

    Other Presentations
    • "The Role of Religion in Building Civil Society", Invited Lecture, Culture of Peace Resource Center, Santa Monica, CA, 12/01/2009-12/31/2010  
    • "Constitutional Politics in Canada After the Charter", Association for Canadian Studies in China, Association for Canadian Studies in China, Beijing, China, 10/01/2010-10/31/2010  
    • "The US Perspective on Canadian Studies", Mexican Association for Canadian Studies, Mexican Association for Canadian Studies, Guadalajara, Mexico, 04/01/2010-04/30/2010  
    • "Constitutional Potlics in Canada After the Charter", Invited Lecture, Centro Paraguayo de Estudios Canadienses, Paraguay, Ascension, Paraguay, 07/01/2009-07/31/2009  
    • "Religion, Identity and Global Governance", Religion and Global Civil Society: A Networking Workshop, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 05/01/2009-05/31/2009  
    • "Constitutional Potlics in Canada After the Charter", Plenary Address, British Association for Canadian Studies, Oxford, England, 04/01/2009-04/30/2009  
    • "Diversionary Dragons, or Talking Tough in Taipei", Invited Lecture, Department of Political Science, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, 03/01/2009-03/31/2009  
    • "Is Offensive Realism for Real?", Invited Lecture, Bush School of Government and Public Service, Texas A & M University, College Station, TX, 03/01/2009-03/31/2009  
    • "Constitutional Potlics in Canada After the Charter: An Assessment of the Citizens' Constitution", Invited Lecture, University of Buffalo, Buffalo, NY, 02/01/2009-02/28/2009  
    • "Diversionary Dragons", Invited Plenary Speaker, Annual Conference, Internaitonal Studies Association (Midwest), St. Louis, MO, 11/01/2008-11/30/2008  
    • "Elaborating Offensive Realism", Invited Lecturer, Mershon Center, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, 10/01/2008-10/31/2008  
    • "Religion and Social Capital", Invited Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Pepperdine University, Malibu, CA, 10/01/2008-10/31/2008  
    • "Graduate Education", Invited Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Kansas State University, Manhattan, KS, 09/01/2008-09/30/2008  
    • "Religion, Identity and Global Governance", Invited Plenary Speaker, Annual Conference, International Studies Association (West), San Francisco, CA, 09/01/2008-09/30/2008  
    • "Synthesis", Invited Lecturer, Western Canadian Studies Association, Phoenix, AZ, 09/01/2008-09/30/2008  
    • "Canadian Politics After the Charter", Keynote Speaker, Canadian Studies Affiliated Graduate Student Symposium, Canadian Studies Center, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 05/01/2008-05/31/2008  
    • "Constitutional Politics After the Charter: The Quest for Understanding", Invited Lecturer, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 04/01/2008-04/30/2008  
    • "Moderator", Merrill Workshop on Religion and Terrorism, Utah State University, Salt Lake City, 04/01/2008-04/30/2008  
    • "Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Accumulating Social Capital and Building Civil Society", Invited Lecturer, Seattle University, Seattle, WA, 04/01/2008-04/30/2008  
    • "The Impact of Democratization of Taiwan and Mainland China on U.S. Conflict Management in the Area", Invited Lecturer, Department of Diplomacy, National Chengchi University, Taipei, Taiwan, 04/01/2008-04/30/2008  
    • "The President and Political Use of Force", Invited Lecturer, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA, 04/01/2008-04/30/2008  
    • "Sino-Taiwanese Relations in the New Millennium", Invited Lecturer, Rollins College, Winter Park, FL, 03/01/2008-03/31/2008  
    • "Invited Plenary Speaker", Annual Conference, Midwest Association for Canadian Studies, St. Louis, MO, 11/01/2007-11/30/2007  
    • "Deterrence and Compellence in Iraq, 1991-2003", Conference on Complex Deterrence, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 05/01/2007-05/31/2007  
    • "Taiwan, China and Diversionary Theory", Conference on Taiwan and East Asia, University of Califronia, Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, 04/01/2007-04/30/2007  

    Publications


    Book
    • Kasoff, Mark (Ed.). Canadian Studies in the New Millennium. Toronto: Univerity of Toronto Press.
    • Patrick James (Ed.). (2010). Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Theory, Evidence and Practice. Toronto, Ontario: University of Toronto Press.
    • James, P. (2010). Constitutional Politics in Canada After the Charter: Liberalism, Communitarianism, and Systemism. Vancouver, British Columbia: University of British Columbia Press.
    • Patrick James, Gallya Lahav and Nukhet Sandal (Ed.). (2010). Encylopedia Volume, International Studies Association: Ethnicity, Migration and Nationalism. Boston, MA: Blackwell.
    • Ralph A. Carter, Valerie Hudson, Patrick James, Steve Redd and Jeffrey Pickering (Ed.). (2010). Encylopedia Volume, International Studies Association: Foreign Policy Analysis. Boston, MA: Blackwell.
    • James, Patrick, Annette Freyberg-Inan, Ewan Harrison (Ed.). (2009). Rethinking Realism in International Relations: Between Tradition and Innovation. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
    • James, P. (2008). Canada and Conflict. Toronto, Ontario: Oxford University Press.
    • James, P., Ruane, A. (2008). The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from the Lord of the Rings. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press.
    • James, P. (2007). Canadian Studies in the New Millennium. University of Toronto Press for the William Clark Library.
    • James, Patrick (Ed.). (2006). Handbook of Canadian Foreign Policy. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.
    • James, P. (2006). Who Intervenes? Ethnic Conflict and Interstate Crisis. Columbus, Ohio: Ohio State University.
    • James, P. (2005). A New Quest for International Peace: Civil-Military Dynamics, Political Communications and Democracy. New York: Palgrave.

    Book Chapter
    • James, P. (2009). Elaborating on Offensive Realism. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
    • Freyberg-Inan, A., Harrison, E., James, P. (2009). Introduction: What Way Forward for Contemporary Realism?. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
    • Freyberg-Inan, A., Harrison, E., James, P. (2009). Conclusion: Ways Forward. Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press.
    • Harvey, F., James, P. (2009). Deterrence and Compellence in Iraq, 1991-2003: Lessons for a Complex Paradigm. Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press.
    • James, P., Akbaba, Y., Taydas, Z. (2008). The "Chicken or the Egg"? External Support and Rebellion in Ethnopolitics. London: InseIntra-State Conflict/ Routledge.
    • James, P., Akbaba, Y. (2008). The Evolution of Iranian Interventionism: Support for Radical Islam in Turkey, 1982-2003. London: Routledge.
    • Akbaba, Y., James, P., Taydas, Z. (2008). The "Chicken or the Egg"? External Support and Rebellion in Ethnopolitics. London: Routledge.

    Encyclopedia Article
    • Gratias, M., James, P. (2008). Detente. (Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser and Leonardo Mortino, Ed.). Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE.

    Journal Article
    • Scott, J. M., James, P. Dollars for the Democratic Peace: 'Dangerous Democratizaion' and Democracy Assistance in the Post-Cold War Period.
    • Peksen, D., Drury, A. C. Kant, Capitalism and Coercive Diplomacy.
    • Enia, J., James, P. Natural Disasters and Conflict Processes.
    • Whitten-Woodring, J., James, P. Fourth Estate or Mouthpiece? A Formal Model of Media, Protest and Government Respect for Physical Integrity Rights. Political Communication.
    • Marinova, N., James, P. (2010). The Tragedy of Human Trafficking: Evidence from Northern Europe.
    • Peksen, D., Taydas, Z., James, P. (2010). Why Do Civil Wars Occur? Understanding the Importance of Institutional Quality. Civil Wars. Vol. 12, pp. 195-217.
    • Enia, J., Taydas, Z., James, P. (2010). Why Do Civil Wars Occur? Another Look at the Theoretical Dichoomty of Opportunity versus Grievance. Review of International Studies.
    • Drury, A. C., Li, Y., James, P. (2010). Political Duplicity: A Reply to Professor Jonathan Sulilvan. Journal of East Asian Studies.
    • Kim, K., James, P. (2010). Total War Experience, Military Manpower System and the Origin of Democratic Peace. Defence and Peace Economics.
    • Sandal, N., James, C. C., James, P., Zhang, E. (2010). A Poliheuristic Analysis of Foreign Policy Crises for Turkey and China. Canadian Journal of Political Science.
    • James, P. (2010). Presidential Address, Association for Canadian Studies in the United States: Systems of Canadian Studies. American Review of Canadian Studies.
    • James, P., Loddo, A., Madjd-Sadjadi, Z. Politics, Economics and Conflict.
    • Park, J., James, P. Democracy, Territory and the Escalation of Conflict: An Interactive Study of Territorial Issues and Democratic Peace, 1919-1995.
    • Lamy, S., James, P. Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Accumulating Social Capital and Building Civil Society.
    • Drury, A. C., James, P., Li, Y. (2009). Diversionary Dragons, or, Talking Tough in Taipei. Journal of East Asian Studies. Vol. 369-398 (9)
    • Fox, J., James, P., Li, Y. (2009). Religious Affinities and International Intervention in Ethnic Conflicts in the Middle East and Beyond. Canadian Journal of Political Science. Vol. 42, pp. 161-186.
    • Carter, N., James, P. (2009). "Grab the Signatures and Run": Federal Unity Strategy in Canada from the Referendum to Patriation. International Political Sociology. Vol. 3, pp. 194-217.
    • Sandal, N., James, P. (2009). Religion and International Relations Theory: Towards a Mutual Understanding. European Journal of International Relations.
    • Fox, J., James, P., Li, Y. (2009). State Religion and Discrimination Against Ethnic Minorities. Naitonalism and Ethnic Politics. Vol. 15, pp. 1-22.
    • Choi, S., James, P., Li, Y. Presidential Approval, Future Economic Security and the Political Use of Force, 1953-1994.
    • James, P. (2008). Response: Theorizing, Measurement and Data Analysis in Quantitative Ethnic Conflict Studies: Shortcomings and What to Do About Them. Ethnopolitics. Vol. 7, pp. 329-332.
    • Ruane, A., James, P. (2008). The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from the Lord of the Rings. International Studies Perspectives. Vol. 9, pp. 377-394.
    • James, P., Joanathan, K. (2008). Canadian Regional Development: The Quest for Convergence. Canadian Journal of Political Science. Vol. 41, pp. 187-202.
    • James, P., Carment, D., Taydas, Z. (2008). The Internationalation of Ethnic Conflict: State, Society, and Synthesis. International Studies Review. Vol. 11, pp. 63-86.
    • James, P., Choi, S. (2008). Civil-Military Structure, Political Communication, and the Democratic Peace. Journal of Peace Research. Vol. 45, pp. 25-41.
    • James, P. (2007). Testing Dynamic Theories of Conflict: Power Cycles, Power Transitions, Foreign Policy Crises and Militarized Interstate Disputes. International Interactions. Vol. 33, pp. 1-29.
    • James, P. (2007). Behavioral IR: Practical Suggestions. International Studies Review. Vol. 9, pp. 162-165.
    • James, P., Lusztig, M. (2006). How Does Free Trade Become Institutionalized? An Expected Utility Model of the Chrétien Era. The World Economy. Vol. NA
    • James, P. (2006). The Rawlsian Paradox and the Governance of Canada. British Journal of Canadian Studies. Vol. 19, pp. 177-190.
    • James, P., Rudy, M., Hebron, L. (2006). Democracy and Conflict Management: Territorial Issue Claims in the Western Hemisphere Revisited. International Studies Quarterly. Vol. 50, pp. 803-817.
    • James, P., Choi, S. (2006). Media Openness, Democracy and Militarized Interstate Disputes: An Empirical Analysis. British Journal of Political Science. Vol. 37, pp. 23-46.
    • James, P., Akbaba, Y., Taydas, Z. (2006). One-Sided Crises in World Politics: A Study of Oxymoron, Violence and Outcomes. International Interactions. Vol. 32, pp. 229-260.
    • James, P., Ghose, G. (2005). Third Party Intervention in Ethno-Religious Conflict: Role Theory, Pakistan, and War in Kashmir, 1965. Terrorism and Political Violence. Vol. 17
    • James, P. (2005). The English School, International Relations, and Progress. International Studies Review/Not Available. Vol. 7, pp. 171-197.
    • James, P. (2005). Third-Party Intervention in Ethno-Religious Conflict: Role Theory, Pakistan, and War in Kashmir, 1965. Terrorism and Political Violence. Vol. 17, pp. 427-445.
    • James, P., Lusztig, M. (2005). Institutionalizing NAFTA. Law and Business Review of the Americas. Vol. 11, pp. 551-572.
    • Choi, S., James, P. (2004). Civil-Military Relations in a Neo-Kantian World, 1886-1992. Armed Forces & Security. pp. 227-254.

    Advisement

    Other Advisement or Time Devoted to Students
    • External Dissertation Committee Member for Eugene Walton, Department of Political Science, Duke University, 12/01/2009-  
    • I supervise an average of about two honors theses per year., 2010-2011   
    • Pierson Clair, Advisor for Interdisciplinary Thesis, 2008-2009   
    • In any given year, such as this one, I am supervising about three honors theses and five independent studies (counting undergraduate and graduate together)., 2007-2008   

    Guest Lectures in Courses

    • IR 101: Introduction to IR I guest lectured on religion and IR, 10/05/2010  

    Teaching Innovations and Multimedia Teaching

    • Fund for Innovative Undergraduate Teaching: The International Relations of Middle Earth, 2007-2008   

    Honors and Awards

    • President, International Council for Canadian Studies, 5/1/2011-5/1/2013  
    • Eccles Centre Visiting Professor in North American Studies, British Library, 2010-2011   
    • Eminent Scholar, Beijing Foreign Studies University, 2010-2011   
    • Mellon Award, Faculty Mentoring Graduate Students, 2010-2011   
    • Outstanding Teaching in Political Science, APSA and Pi Sigma Alpha, 2010-2011   
    • Distinguished Scholar in Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration, Internaitonal Studies Association, 9/1/2009-8/31/2010  
    • President, Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, 11/15/2007-11/15/2009  
    • Lenna Professor, St. Bonaventure University (visit to take place for two weeks in March 2009), 2008-2009   
    • Misty Gerner Innovative Teaching Award, International Studies Association, 2008-2009   
    • Vice President of International Studies Association, 2008-2009   
    • Invited Roundtable Leaders, Annual Assembly of the United States Air Force Academy, Colorado, 2007-2008   
    • Vice President of Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, 2005-2007  
    • Delegate, The US Delegation of Scholars to Taiwan, 2006-2007   
    • Distinguished Scholar in Foreign Policy Analysis, International Studies Association, 2006-2007   
    • Invited Plenary Speaker, Midwest Association for Canadian Studies, 2006-2007   
    • NSF- Supported Democracy and World Politics Scummer Research Program, Oklahoma State University, 7/15/2007-7/20/2007  

    Service to the University

    Administrative Appointments
    • Director, Center for International Studies, 07/01/2009-06/30/2112  
    • Director, Canadian Studies Program, 08/01/2006-  
    • USC Ambassadors, 06/01/2006-  
    • SIR Director's Advisory Committee, 2010-2011   
    • University Fellows, Center for Public Diplomacy, 2009-2010   
    • Director, Center for International Studies, 08/16/2006-08/15/2007  
    Committees
    • Member, Politics and International Relations Doctoral Admissions Committee, 2010-2011   
    • Member, Politics and International Relations Steering Committee, 2010-2011   
    • Member, Graduate Admissions Committee, 2009-2010   
    • Member, Initiative on Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences Committee, Office of the Provost, 2009-2010   
    • Chair, Review Committee, Brian Rathbun, 2008-2009   
    • Member, Review Committee, Jacques Hymans, 2008-2009   
    • Co-Chair, Methods Search Committee, 2007-2008   
    • Member, Social Sciences Area Librarian Search Committee, 2006-2007   
    • Member, Personnel Committee, College of Letters, Arts and Sciences, 2006-2007   
    • CIS Advisory Committee, 2005-2006   
    • Member, Curriculum Committee, 2005-2006   

    Service to the Profession

    Administrative Appointments
    • Section Chair, APSA Related Group on Political Forecasting, 08/31/2009-08/31/2011  
    • Program Chair, APSA Related Group on Political Forecasting, 08/31/2007-09/30/2009  
    • Founding Chair, APSA Section on Canadian Politics, 08/01/2007-08/31/2008  

    Committees
    • Member, Council, Section on Political Demography, ISA, 2010-2011   

    Editorships and Editorial Boards
    • Editorial Board, Asian Journal of Canadian Studies, 01/01/2010-  
    • Member, International Advisory Board, Canadian Foreign Policy, 01/01/2010-  
    • Board Member, Series on Dilemmas in World Politics, Westview Press, 01/01/2010-  
    • Editorial Board Member, British Journal of Canadian Studies, 06/01/2009-  
    • Editorial Board Member, International Interactions, 01/01/2009-  
    • Editorial Board Member, International Studies Quarterly, 01/01/2009-  
    • Editor, International Relations Series, BRILL/Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, 09/01/2008-  
    • Editorial Advisory Board, 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook, John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning, eds., Sage, forthcoming, 08/01/2008-  
    • Chair, Editorial Board, ACSUS Occasional Papers, 08/01/2006-  
    • Editorial Board Member, Southern Journal of Canadian Studies, 08/01/2005-  
    • Editorial Board Member, Lodon Security Policy, 01/01/2005-  
    • Editorial Board Member, Canadian Journal of Political Science, 08/01/2004-  
    • Editorial Board Member, Foreign Policy Analysis, 08/01/2003-  
    • Editorial Board Member, International Studies Perspectives, 08/01/2000-  

    Professional Offices
    • Founding Chair, Section on Canadian Politics, American Political Science Association, 08/31/2008-09/01/2010  
    • Program Chair, Political Forecasting Group, American Political Science Association, 08/31/2007-01/09/2009  

    Other Service to the Profession
    • Instructor and Co-Convener, APSA Short Course on Canadian Politics, 08/29/2008  


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