Jeffrey S. Lantis

Jeffrey S. Lantis

Professor of Political Science and Chair of Global & International Studies

Department/Affiliation: Political Science, Global and International Studies
Phone: 330-263-2408
Office Address: 107 Kauke


  • B.A., Bethany College 1988
  • M.A., Ohio State 1991
  • Ph.D., Ohio State 1994

Recent Publications

  •  Arms and Influence: U.S. Technology Innovations and the Evolution of International Security Norms (2016)
  •  Strategic Culture and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific (2015)
  •  The Life and Death of International Treaties: Double-Edged Diplomacy and the Politics of Ratification in Comparative  Perspective (2009)
  •  Lantis' numerous articles and book chapters focus on United States foreign policy and the war on terrorism, transatlantic security, strategic culture, and the proliferation of weapons of mass destruction.

Research Interests

Dr. Lantis' research focuses on international relations, with a specialization in foreign policy analysis and international conflict and security. He teaches courses including United States Foreign Policy, Introduction to International Relations, Comparative Foreign Policy, International Security, and War and Peace on Film.