Steven Lamy

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and International Relations and Spatial Sciences
Steven Lamy
Email Office VKC 330 Office Phone (213) 740-4840

Research & Practice Areas

International relations theory; Foreign policy analysis; Regional studies – Europe

Center, Institute & Lab Affiliations

  • 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,


  • Ph.D. Comparative and International Studies, University of Denver, 6/1980
  • M.A. Comparative and International Studies, University of Denver, 1975
  • B.A. Political Science, Siena College, 1973
  • Summary Statement of Research Interests

    Professor Lamy’s areas of research include international relations theory with a focus on the English School traditions, foreign policy analysis with an emphasis on the US and European states and global governance as it pertains to human security and environmental issues.

    • Mellon Mentoring Award for Undergraduate , 2013-2014
    • California Council of the Social Sciences Outstanding Higher Education Professor, 2012-2013
    • USC Innovative Teaching Award, Innovative Teaching Grant, USC Provost Office, 1990
    • USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, , 1987
  • Administrative Appointments

    • Vice Dean for Academic Programs, 07/01/2015 – 06/30/2017