Christopher Lamont

Department of International Relations

Assistant Dean of E-Track


Email: clamont@tiu.ac.jp
Last updated: May 16, 2023 5:20 pm

⬛ Education

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

⬛ Teaching and Research Interests

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

⬛ Academic Appointments

2023 - Professor, Tokyo International University
2022-Present Visiting Researcher, Research Center for Advanced Science and Technology, University of Tokyo
2018-Present Associate Professor, Tokyo International University
2018 Visiting Professor, Kobe University
2015 Specially Appointed Professor, Osaka University
2013 Visiting Lecturer, Osaka University
2011-2018 Assistant Professor, University of Groningen

⬛ Fellowships & Grants

2022-2025 Co-Investigator: Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research (B), Transport Security: Developments and Issues in the Indo-Pacific Region, grant number: 22H00814
2016 U.S. Department of State, Research Capacity Building in Southern Iraq.
2012-2013 Dutch Foreign Ministry, MATRA-South Grant.
2013 U.S. Department of State, Libya Transitional Justice Expert Consultancy.
2012 American Institute for Maghrib Studies.
2010 IREX Short-Term Travel Grant.
2010 Fulbright Scholarship.

⬛ Selected Publications/Conference Papers

Mapping Global Justice: Perspectives, Cases and Practice (co-authored with Arnaud Kurze, New York: Routledge, 2022).
An Alliance Renewed? Future Proofing US-Japan Security Relations (co-edited with Jeffrey Ordaniel) Issues & Insights, vol. 22 (Honolulu, HI: Pacific Forum International, 2022).
“Introducing Justicecraft: Political Change Across Space and Time,” Political Anthropological Research on International Social Sciences (PARISS), (co-authored with Lauren Balasco, Bea Ciordia, Eliza Garnsey, Sarine Karajerjian, Arnaud Kurze, Nomzamo Ntombela, and Mariam Salehi), vol. 3, issue 1, (2022): 51-108.
“The Great Unraveling: Emerging Technologies and the Future of International Civil Aviation” ROLES Review, vol. 2 (2022): 39-50.
Research Methods in International Relations, 2nd edition (Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage, 2022).
“Breaking the Transitional Justice Machine: Exploring Spatiality, Space Travel, and Inbetween Spaces in Research Practice,” Political Anthropological Research on International Social Sciences (PARISS), (co-authored with Arnaud Kurze) vol. 2, issue 1 (2021): 155-178.
“Japan-MENA Relations: Understanding Japan’s Strategic Priorities,” Med Dialogue, no. 37, (2021): 1-8.
“Japan’s Evolving Ties with the Middle East,” Asia Society Policy Institute, July 28th, 2020.
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


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