James H. Lebovic

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James H. Lebovic

Professor of Political Science and International Affairs



Office Phone: (202) 994-7495


International relations, national and international security, and methodology.

PSC 2101 - Scope and Methods of Political Science

PSC 2449W - International Security Politics

2019. Planning to Fail: The US Wars in Vietnam, Iraq, and Afghanistan. Bridging the Gap Series. NY: Oxford University Press.

2013. Flawed Logics: Strategic Nuclear Arms Control from Truman to Obama. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

2010. The Limits of US Military Capability: Lessons from Vietnam and Iraq. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press.

2007. Deterring International Terrorism and Rogue States: US National Security Policy after 9/11. London, New York: Routledge Press.

Ph.D., University of Southern California, 1981

M.A., University of Southern California, 1975

B.A., California State University, 1973