(Last Updated: Nov 26, 2020 14:22)

Christopher Lamont

Department of International Relations

Associate Professor, Assistant Dean of E-Track


  1. 2008 Ph.D. - Politics, University of Glasgow
  2. 2005 M.A. - International and European Politics, University of Edinburgh
  3. 2002 B.A. - International Studies, University of Mississippi

Teaching and Research Interests:

International Relations, Human Rights, Transitional Justice, Research Design & Methods.

Academic Appointments/Professional Experience


Associate Professor, Tokyo International University


Visiting Professor, Kobe University


Specially Appointed Professor, Osaka University


Visiting Lecturer, Osaka University


Assistant Professor, University of Groningen

Fellowship & Grants


U.S. Department of State, Research Capacity Building in Southern Iraq.


Dutch Foreign Ministry, MATRA-South Grant.


U.S. Department of State, Libya Transitional Justice Expert Consultancy.


American Institute for Maghrib Studies.


IREX Short-Term Travel Grant.


Fulbright Scholarship.

Selected Publications/Conference Papers

Research Methods in Politics and International Relations (Co-authored with Mieczysław P. Boduszyński, Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, March 2020).

Critical Spaces in Transitional Justice (Co-edited with Arnuad Kurze, Bloomington, IN: Indiana University Press, 2019).

“The Ministerialization of Transitional Justice” Human Rights Review, (co-authored with Joanna Quinn, Eric Wiebelhaus-Brahm) Vol. 20, No. 1, (2019): 103-122.

“The Scope and Boundaries of Transitional Justice in the Arab Spring” in Transitional Justice in the Middle East and North Africa (ed. Chandra Lekha Sriram, New York: Hurst & Company, 2017) 83-100.

Research Methods in International Relations (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2015).

Non-Western Visions of Democratization: Imagining Democracy after the Arab Spring (Co-edited with Jan van der Harst, and Frank Gaensmantel, New York, Routledge/Ashgate, 2015).

Humanitarian Action: Global, Regional and Domestic Legal Responses to Local Challenges (co-edited with Andrej Zwitter, Hans-Joachim Heintze, and Joost Herman, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015).

International Criminal Justice and the Politics of Compliance (Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2010).

Institute for International Strategy