Faculty Scholarship: Dr. Christopher J. Dolan

Dr. Dolan



Christopher J. Dolan

Associate Professor of Political Science
Director of International Studies


B.A. Siena College
M.A.
Northeastern University
Ph.D.
University of South Carolina

Dr. Dolan is the author of or co-author of three books and more than 30 referred articles or book chapters. His research interests include humanitarian intervention and human security, U.S. foreign policy and security, globalization, and global political economy. He has presented his research in London, Paris, Montreal, Denver, Miami, San Diego, and Washington D.C., among others. Dr. Dolan, who began LVC’s International Studies Program, has presented collaborative research with students in Toronto, Baltimore, Buffalo, and Philadelphia, and oversees the International Studies internship program. He teaches courses on international relations theory, contemporary global security, American foreign policy, globalization, and research methods. Beginning in 2015, he will teach a course on Global Human Rights to LVC students at Maastricht University in the Netherlands.

Dr. Dolan's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2017 Celebration

Dolan, C. J. (2017). Obama’s retrenchment–protraction doctrine: The decline of the Middle East and the rise of Asia and the Pacific. PS: Political Science and Politics, 50(1): 1-5. https://www.cambridge.org/core/services/aop-cambridge-core/content/view/S1049096516002109

Dr. Dolan's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2015 Celebration

Dolan, C. J. (2015, Forthcoming). U.S. foreign policy and global change in the 2012 presidential election. In D. M. Brattebo, T. Lansford & J. Covarrubias (Eds.), The presidential election of 2012: A transformation in American national politics (n.p.). Akron, OH: University of Akron Press.

Dolan, C. J., & Lyon, A. J. (2014, Under Review). Hangovers and halos: Humanitarian intervention in Libya. Journal of International Relations and Development, n.v., n.p.

Dr. Dolan's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2013 Celebration

Dolan, C. J. (2012). Foreign policy in President Obama's first term: America in a shifting global order. In D. Brattebo, R. Watson & T. Lansford (Eds.), The presidential election of 2012. Albany, NY: SUNY Press.

Dolan, C. J., & Lyon, A. J. (2012). Modeling humanitarian intervention: A test case for Libya. International Studies Association, San Diego, CA.

Dr. Dolan's Scholarship and Pedagogy 2012 Celebration

Dolan, C. J. (2011). From scratch: Designing and implementing a new international studies program at a small college. International Studies Perspectives, 12(4), 428-446.

Dolan, C. J., & Johnson, D. E. (2011). U.S.-Cuban relations during the Obama Administration and beyond. Tempo Exterior: Revista De Analise e Estudios Internacionais, 11(23), 53-70.