Steven Lamy

Professor of International Relations
Vice Dean for Academic Programs

Contact Information
Phone: (213) 740-2531
Office: ADM 304

Curriculum Vitae


  • Ph.D. (Honorary) Foreign Policy Analysis, University of Denver, 1980

  • Description of Research

    Summary Statement of Research Interests
    Professor Lamy researches foreign policy in Canada, Australia, New Zealand and Western Europe. He is currently working on a book that explores the domestic sources of foreign policy in the United States and European states. He recently authored a case study on the Dutch in Sreberenica: A Moral Mission Fails and a chapter on the G-8 and Human Security Issues. Professor Lamy also studies alternatives to realist thinking. He has written on communitarian theory and continues to explore the questions raised by scholars in the World Order Models Project and recent studies exploring the moral dimensions of international relations.
    Research Specialties
    International relations theory; Foreign policy analysis; Regional studies - Europe

    Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

    • G-8 Research Group, University of Toronto
    • Program Chair, 2004 International Studies Association Annual Conference
    • Social Science Foundation, University of Denver
    • USC's Center for Excellence inTeaching, Former Director,

    Honors and Awards

    • USC Innovative Teaching Award, Innovative Teaching Grant, USC Provost Office, 1990  
    • USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1987  

    Service to the University

    Administrative Appointments
    • Vice Dean for Academic Programs, 07/01/2007-06/30/2015  

  • School of International Relations
  • 3518 Trousdale Parkway
  • Von KleinSmid Center 330
  • Los Angeles, CA 90089-0043
  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2136