Patrick James

University of Southern California

“Explanation and Understanding: A Systemist Graphic Engagement of International Relations Theories”

Time: Feb 20, 2023 12:30 PM
Venue: A-130

Patrick James is the Dana and David Dornsife Dean’s Professor of International Relations at the University of Southern California (PhD, University of Maryland, College Park). James is the author or editor of over 30 books and more than 170 articles and book chapters. Among his honors and awards are the Louise Dyer Peace Fellowship from the Hoover Institution at Stanford University, Thomas Enders Professorship in Canadian Studies at the University of Calgary, Senior Scholar award from the Canadian Embassy, Washington, DC, Quincy Wright Scholar Award from the International Studies Association (ISA) (Midwest), Beijing Foreign Studies University Eminent Scholar, Eccles Professor of the British Library, Ole R. Holsti Distinguished Scholar of the ISA (West), Official Visitor at Nuffield College of Oxford University, the Governor-General’s International Award in Canadian Studies, and the Albert S. Raubenheimer Award for outstanding teaching, scholarship and service at USC. He is a past president of the ISA (Midwest) and the Iowa Conference of Political Scientists. James has been Distinguished Scholar in Foreign Policy Analysis for the ISA, 2006-07, Distinguished Scholar in Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration for the ISA, 2009-10, and Distinguished Scholar in Active Learning and International Studies for the ISA, 2021-22. James also has received the Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award and the Susan S. Northcutt Award from the ISA for actively working towards recruiting and advancing women and other underrepresented scholars in the profession. He served as President, 2007-09, of the Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, President of the International Council for Canadian Studies, 2011-13, President of the Peace Science Society, 2016-17, and President of the ISA, 2018-19. James is the Editor-in-Chief of the Oxford Bibliographies in International Relations also served a five-year term as Editor of International Studies Quarterly.