Tenure-Track Faculty

Joshua Aizenman, Ph.D.
Robert R. and Katheryn A. Dockson Chair in Economics and International Relations
Email: aizenman@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2136
Jonathan Aronson, Ph.D.
Professor of International Relations and Communication
Research Areas: International political economy
Email: jaronson@usc.edu
Office: ASC 324G
Phone: (213)743-4647
Laurie Brand, Ph.D.
Robert Grandford Wright Professor and Professor of International Relations and Professor of Middle East Studies
Research Areas: National narrative construction. Migration, citizenship and diaspora. State-expatriate relations. Voting from abroad. International politics & security; Middle East and North African affairs;
Email: brand@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-3651
Andrew Coe, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of International Relations
Email: acoe@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2139
Robert English, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: International foreign policy & defense analysis; Regional studies - Russia, the former USSR & Eastern Europe
Email: renglish@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)821-3090
Benjamin A.T. Graham, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of International Relations
Email: benjamag@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2136
Jacques Hymans, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Email: hymans@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-8837
Patrick James, Ph.D.
Dean's Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: Foreign Policy Analysis, Ethnopolitics, Security Studies, Canadian Politics, Quantitative Methods, Conflict & Intervention; Regional studies - Canada
Email: patrickj@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)821-4114
David Kang, Ph.D.
Professor of International Relations and Business
Email: kangdc@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)821-4319
Saori Katada
Associate Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: Japanese foreign policy; International political economy; Regional studies - Pacific Rim
Email: skatada@usc.edu
Office: VKC 309
Phone: (213)740-8542
Steven Lamy
Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: International relations theory; Foreign policy analysis; Regional studies - Europe
Email: lamy@college.usc.edu
Office: ADM 304
Phone: (213)740-6104
Daniel Lynch, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: International relations of East and Southeast Asia; domestic politics and foreign policies of China, Taiwan, and Thailand; state-society relations; democratization; socialization into the international society of states
Email: dlynch@usc.edu
Office: VKC 326
Phone: (213)740-0773
Gerardo Munck, Ph.D.
Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: Democracy, comparative politics, methods, measurement
Email: munck@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)821-2720
Brian Rathbun, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: International relations theory; international organizations; human rights; European politics; European integration; party politics; ideology and foreign policy; American foreign policy; political psychology; negotiation and bargaining
Email: brathbun@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-8840
Wayne Sandholtz, Ph.D.
John A. McCone Chair in International Relations and Professor of International Relations and Law
Email: wayne.sandholtz@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-9057
Mary Sarotte, Ph.D.
Dean's Professor of History and Professor of International Relations and History
Research Areas: Please see above and CV
Email: sarotte@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-3480
Nicholas Weller, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Political Science and International Relations
Research Areas: Political Economy, Human Learning and Decision Making, Research Methodology, Experimental Design
Email: nweller@usc.edu
Office: VKC 327
Phone: (213)740-1688
Carol Wise, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of International Relations
Research Areas: International political economy; institutional reform; international development; Latin American politics and economics; Interdevelopment; China-Latin American relations
Email: cwise@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2138

Professors of the Practice in International Relations


Geoffrey Wiseman, Ph.D.
Professor of the Practice of International Relations
Research Areas: 1. Diplomatic theory and practice. 2. International security, including U.S. foreign and security policy. 3. Asia-Pacific regional security, including Australia.
Email: gwiseman@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2136

Teaching Faculty



Affiliated Faculty


Manuel Castells
University Professor, Wallis Annenberg Chair of Communication Techonology and Society and Professor of Communication, Sociology, Planning, and International Relations
Email: castells@usc.edu
Office: ASC 332C
Phone: (213)821-5386
Nicholas Cull
Professor of Communication and International Relations
Michael Parks
Professor of Journalism and International Relations
Email: mparks@usc.edu
Philip Seib
Professor of Journalism and International Relations

Professors Emeritus and Emerita


Gerald Bender
Associate Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Research Areas: U.S. foreign policy analysis; Regional studies - Africa
Email: bender@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2127
Peter Berton
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Norman Fertig
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Michael Fry
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Gary Glass, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of the Practice of International Relations
Research Areas: American National Security, Foreign Policy, and Political Process; International Arms Control and Security; Secruity Affairs; Regional studies: Russia & Asia
Email: wglass@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2136
Abe Lowenthal
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Research Areas: U.S. foreign policy analysis; Regional studies - Latin America & the Caribbean
Email: afl@usc.edu
Charles McClelland
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
John Odell, Ph.D.
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Research Areas: International political economy; International bargaining & negotiating
Email: odell@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-4298
Ronald Steel
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Research Areas: International history; U.S. Foreign policy analysis; Regional studies - Europe; Public opinion; 20th century U.S. history
Office: VKC 304
Phone: (213)740-0774
Rodger Swearingen
Professor Emeritus of International Relations
Phone: (213)740-3222
Judith Tickner, Ph.D.
Professor Emerita of International Relations
Research Areas: International theory, peace & security studies; international political economy; gender studies
Email: tickner@usc.edu
Office: VKC 330
Phone: (213)740-2136
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