Jeffrey S. Lantis, Ph.D.
PROFESSIONAL and ADMINISTRATIVE APPOINTMENTS [selected]
Professor, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster, 2007-present [Associate Professor 2000-2007; Assistant Professor 1994-2000].
Co-Editor, International Studies Perspectives, with Danielle Lupton, James Scott, Yasemin Akbaba, and Guadalupe Correa Cabrera, International Studies Association Journal, 2020-2025.
Chair, International Studies Association Innovative Pedagogy Conference Planning Committee, 2017-2021.
Conference Director, International Studies Association Innovative Pedagogy Conference Programs, St. Louis, MO, 2018; Pasadena, CA, 2019; virtual, 2020.
Chair, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster, 2014-2015, and 2003-2006.
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Security and Conflict Studies, The Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2010.
J. William Fulbright Senior Scholar, Department of International Relations, Research School of Pacific and Asian Studies, The Australian National University, Canberra, and the School of Social Sciences and International Studies, The University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia, 2007.
President, Active Learning in International Affairs Section of the International Studies Association, 2003-2004.
Ph.D. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
M.A. The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio.
B.A. Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia, summa cum laude.
PROJECTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS, and HONORS [selected]
Distinguished Teacher-Scholar Award Winner, Active Learning in International Affairs Section, International Studies Association, 2020.
Co-Director, Workshop and Webinar Series on “Pandemic Pedagogy: Teaching and Learning in Uncertain Times,” with Jamie Frueh, International Studies Association, 2020.
Director, Leadership Development Program Workshopon International Partnerships in Higher Education, Accra, Ghana. Workshop sponsored by the African Competitiveness Education Center and the Center for Sustained Domestic Security and Development (CESDOSED), 2016.
Director, Workshops on Active Teaching and Learning in International Affairs, Centro de Estudios Políticos e Internacionales (CEPI), Universidad del Rosario, Bogota, Colombia (2016); The University of South Australia, Adelaide, Australia (2010); Moscow State Institute for International Relations, Russia (MGIMO-University) (2008); and the Institute for International Relations, University of Brasilia, Brazil (2006).
Member, Editorial Board, Foreign Policy Analysis, 2016-2019.
International Studies Association Catalytic Workshop Grant, “Think Globally, Teach Locally? Active Teaching and Learning in Cross-National Perspective,” Co-principal investigators Matthew Krain and Kent Kille. Workshop directed at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, March 2012.
Member, American Political Science Association Teaching and Learning Program Committee, and Moderator for Tracks on Internationalizing the Curriculum (2011) and Simulations and Role-Play (2012).
Deborah J. Gerner Award for Innovative Teaching, International Studies Association; co-recipients Matthew Krain and Kent Kille. Award for leading cross-national workshops for active teaching and learning in international studies, 2010.
J. William Fulbright Senior Scholar Fellowship Award for Research in Australia, 2006-2007.
Books [selected recent]
Active Learning for a Post-Pandemic World: From Triage to Transformation in Political Science Education, Palgrave Macmillan, 2022.
Teaching International Relations, Editor, with James Scott, Ralph Carter, and Brandy Joliff-Scott, Edward Elgar Publishers, 2021.
United States Foreign Policy in Action, Second Edition, with Patrick Homan, Routledge (forthcoming 2022).
Congress, Parties, and the Battle for U.S. Foreign Policy: How Deep Divisions and Party Factions are Changing U.S. Engagement with the World, with Patrick Homan, Palgrave Macmillan Publishers, 2020.
Foreign Policy Advocacy and Entrepreneurship: How a New Generation in Congress is Shaping U.S. Engagement with the World, The University of Michigan Press, 2019.
Arms and Influence: U.S. Technology Innovations and the Evolution of International Security Norms, Stanford University Press, 2016.
Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific, Editor, Routledge, 2015.
Journal Articles, Book Chapters, and Refereed Publications [selected recent]
“Reevaluating Constructivist Norm Theory: A Three-Dimensional Norms Research Program,” with Carmen Wunderlich, International Studies Review (forthcoming 2022).
“Foreign Policy Free Agents: How Lawmakers and Coalitions on the Political Margins Help Set Boundaries for U.S. Foreign Policy,” in Gordon Friedrich and Jordan Tama, eds., Special Issue of International Politics(forthcoming 2022).
“The UnitedStates and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime: Pushing the Limits of the Law,” in The United States and International Law: Paradoxes of Support across Cont-emporary Issues, edited by Lucrecia Garcia Iommi and Richard W. Maass (University of Michigan Press, forthcoming 2021).
“NATO Adrift? European Security, and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Obama and Trump Administrations,” in Ralph G. Carter, ed., Contemporary Cases in U,.S. Foreign Policy, 6thEdition, Rowman & Littlefield, 2021.
“RevisitingThe Global Classroom: An Essential Guide to Study Abroad,” with Jessica DuPlaga Deutsch, in Special Issue of Global Studies Literature Review 10 (February 2020).
“Active Teaching and Learning: The State of the Literature,” with Matthew Krain and Kent J. Kille, Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies, Oxford University Press, 2019.
“The Nuclear Taboo and Norm Cluster Resiliency: Insulating Against a North Korean Nuclear First-Use,” in Proceedings of Workshop on “Responding to North Korean Nuclear First Use: Minimizing Damage to the Nuclear Taboo,” Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, 2019.
“’Winning’ the Iran Nuclear Deal: How Policy Advocacy Coalitions and Competition Shape U.S. Foreign Policy,” Politics & Policy 47:2 (June 2019).
“Factionalism and U.S. Foreign Policy: A Social Psychological Model of Minority Influence,” with Patrick Homan, Foreign Policy Analysis15:2 (April 2019).
“Resiliency Dynamics of Norm Clusters: Norm Contestation and International Cooperation,” with Carmen Wunderlich, Review of International Studies44:3 (July 2018).
“Active Teaching and Learning in International Relations: Best Practices, Innovations, and New Voices,” with Matthew Krain and Kent J. Kille, in Marcelo Mello Valença and Cristina Yumie Aoki Inoue, eds., Relações Internacionais na sala de aula: ensino e aprendizado ativo e outras estórias[International Relations in the Classroom: Active Teaching and Learning], Brazil International Studies Association with Editora da Universidade Estadual da Paraíba – EDUEP, 2018.
“Nuclear Cooperation with Non-NPT Member States?An Elite-Driven Model of Norm Contestation,” in Special Issue on Nuclear Norms in Global Governance, edited by Maria Rost- Rublee and Avner Cohen, Contemporary Security Policy39:3 (Summer 2018).
“Changing the Code? Norm Contestation and U.S. Antipreneurism in Cyberspace,” with Daniel J. Bloomberg, International Relations 38:2 (June 2018).
“Theories of International Norm Contestation: Structure and Outcomes,” in William R. Thompson, ed., The Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory, Oxford University Press, 2017.
“Strategic Culture and National Security Policies in Latin America,” with Brian Fonseca, in Fonseca and Eduardo Gamarra, eds., Culture and National Security in the Americas, Lexington Books, 2017.
“Comparative Foreign Policy Analysis,” with Ryan K. Beasley, in Cameron Thies, ed., Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis, Oxford University Press, 2017.
“To Boldly Go Where No Country Has Gone Before: U.S. Norm Antipreneurism and the Weaponization of Outer Space,” in Alan Bloomfield and Shirley Scott, eds., Norm Antipreneurs and the Politics of Resistance to Global Normative Change, Routledge, 2016.
PROFESSIONAL RESEARCH and CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS [selected recent]
“Pandemic Pedagogy: Teaching IR in a Disrupted World,” Chair and Organizer of Linked Panels, Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Las Vegas, NV (virtual), April 2021.
“Foreign Policy Free Agents: How Lawmakers and Coalitions on the Political Margins Help Set Boundaries for U.S. Foreign Policy,” with Patrick Homan, Paper presented at the “Domestic Polarization and U.S. Foreign Policy: Ideas, Institutions, and Policy Implications,” sponsored by the Center for American Studies at the University of Heidelberg, Germany, and the American University School of International Service, November 2020.
“Russian Strategic Culture and Nuclear Strategy,” Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies, London, United Kingdom (virtual) May 27, 2020.
“The NPT at 50: Revisiting the Nuclear Taboo, Norm Contestation, and the Power of Norm Cluster Resiliency,” with Carmen Wunderlich, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, (virtual) March 2020.
“Advocacy at the Extremes: How ‘Free Agent’ Policy-Makers and ‘Strange Bedfellows Coalitions’ Help Set Boundaries for U.S. Foreign Policy,” with Patrick Homan, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Honolulu, Hawaii, (virtual) March 2020.
“Reevaluating Constructivist Norm Theory: A Three Dimensional Framework for the Study of Norms,” with Carmen Wunderlich, Paper presented at the “Norms and Other Norms: Exploring Norm Relations and Norm Interactions in a Complex Global Order” Workshop, Peace Research Institute Frankfurt, November 2019.
“The Nuclear Taboo, Norm Structures, and North Korean Nuclear First Use,” Invited research presentation for the North Korea Nuclear First-Use Conference, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory, Laurel, MD, April 2019.
“The Mischiefs of Faction? The Freedom Caucus, Progressives, and U.S. Foreign Policy,” with Patrick Homan, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019.
“Norm Cluster Resiliency: The Nuclear Taboo and Norm Contestation,” with Carmen Wunderlich, Paper presented at the ISA Catalytic Workshop on Expanding the Study of the Nuclear Taboo: Cross-National and Multi-Dimensional Perspectives, Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019
“Norm Clusters and Nuclear Nonproliferation,” with Carmen Wunderlich, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019.
“Re-Visioning Norm Dynamics: Bridging First- and Second- Generation Constructivism,” Panel Discussant with Antje Wiener, Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019.
“Teaching Foreign Policy Analysis at the Undergraduate Level,” Presentation for Roundtable on Foreign Policy Analysis at a Crossroads, Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Canada, March 2019.
“Factionalism in US Foreign Policy: Modeling Minority Influence in the Democratic Party,” with Patrick Homan, Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2018.
“Military Deployments and Political Contestation: Does Politics Really Stop at the Water’s Edge?” Roundtable panel presentation at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2018.
“Assessment in International Studies: Best Practices,” Chair of panel at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2017.
Global Disaster Politics
War and Peace on Film
Comparative Foreign Policy
Introduction to International Relations
First-Year Seminar: Science and Politics in the COVID-19 Era
United States Foreign Policy
Technology, Politics, and Society
Problems of the Global Community
International Relations on Film
Introduction to Global Issues
Introduction to Comparative Politics
Political Identity and Global Responsibility
Model United Nations