Prof. Patrick James

School of International Relations, Dana and Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

University of Southern California, USA




1984 Ph.D., Government and Politics, University of Maryland, USA

1978 B.A., Honours History, University of Western Ontario, USA

Publications (Selected)
  1. (with Jonathan Paquin, eds.) A Transformative Decade: North American Security Relations Since the Shock. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, forthcoming, 2012).
  2. Canada and Conflict. (Toronto: Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2012).
  3. (with Abigail Ruane) The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from the Lord of the Rings. (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, forthcoming, 2012).
  4. (with Klaus-Dieter Ertler, Stewart Gill and Susan Hodgett, eds.) Canadian Studies: The State of the Art. (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2011).
  5. (ed.) Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Theory, Evidence and Practice. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2011).
  6. Constitutional Politics in CanadaAfter the Charter: Liberalism, Communitarianism and Systemism. (Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press, 2010).
  7. (withGallyaLahav and Nukhet Sandal, eds.) ISA Encyclopedia: Ethnicity, Nationalism and Migration. (Boston, MA: Blackwell, 2010).
  8. (with Ralph A. Carter, Valerie Hudson, Steve Redd and Jeffrey Pickering, eds.) ISA Encyclopedia: Foreign Policy Analysis. (Boston, MA: Blackwell, 2010).
  9. (with Annette Freyberg-Inan and Ewan Harrison, eds.) Rethinking Realism in International Relations: Between Tradition and Innovation. (Baltimore, MD: JohnsHopkinsUniversity Press, 2009).
  10. (with Mark Kasoff, eds.) Canadian Studies in the New Millennium. 1st and 2nd eds. (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2007, 2012).
  11. (with Jenifer Whitten-Woodring) “Fourth Estate or Mouthpiece?A Formal Model of Media, Protest and Government Respect for Physical Integrity Rights”, Political Communication, forthcoming.
  12. “Deterrence and Systemism: A Diagrammatic Exposition of Deterrence-Related Processes Leading to the War in Iraq”, St. Anthony’s International Review 7 (2012): 139-163.
  13. (withNadejda K. Marinova) “The Tragedy of Human Trafficking: Competing Theories and European Evidence”, Foreign Policy Analysis 8 (2012): 1-22.
  14. (withZeynepTaydas and Jason Enia) “Why Do Civil Wars Occur? Another Look at the Theoretical Dichotomy of Opportunity versus Grievance”, Review of International Studies 37 (2011): 2627-2650.
  15. “Symposium on Interdisciplinary Approaches to International Studies: History, Psychology, Technology Studies and Neuroeconomics”, International Studies Perspectives 12 (2011): 89-93.
  16. (withYitan Li and A. Cooper Drury) “An Exchange on “Diversionary Dragons, or ‘Talking Tough in Taipei’: Political Duplicity: A Reply to Jonathan Sullivan”, Journal of East Asian Studies 11 (2011): 144-152.
  17. (withNuhket A. Sandal, Enyu Zhang and Carolyn C. James) “Poliheuristic Theory and Crisis Decision Making: A Comparative Analysis of Turkey with China”, Canadian Journal of Political Science 44 (2011): 27-57.
  18. (withKwang-Jin Kim) “Learning from the Great War? The Origin of Democratic Peace”, Defence and Peace Economics 21 (2010): 487-505.
  19. (withDursunPeksen and ZeynepTaydas) “Why Do Civil Wars Occur? Understanding the Importance of Institutional Quality”, Civil Wars 12 (2010): 195-217.
  20. (withNukhet A. Sandal) “Religion and International Relations Theory: Towards a Mutual Understanding”, European Journal of International Relations 17 (2011): 3-25.
  21. “Presidential Address, Association for Canadian Studies in the United States, 2009 – Systems of Canadian Studies,” American Review of Canadian Studies 40 (2010): 429-437.
  22. (with A. Cooper Drury and Yitan Li) “Diversionary Dragons, or, Talking Tough in Taipei: Cross-Strait Relations in the New Millennium”, Journal of East Asian Studies 9 (2009): 369-398.
  23. (with Neal Carter) “Grab the Signatures and Run”: Federal Unity Strategy in Canada from the Referendum to Patriation”, International Political Sociology 3 (2009): 194-217.
  24. (with Jonathan Fox and Yitan Li) “State Religion and Discrimination Against Ethnic Minorities”, Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 15 (2009): 1-22.