Dr. Christopher LaMonica
Department of Humanities (Government)
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
- M.A., Ph.D., Boston University
- M.P.P., Harvard University
- B.A., University of Massachusetts/Amherst
- Comparative Politics
- African Politics
- International Relations
- International Political Economy
- The Politics of North Africa and the Middle East
- The Politics of Race and Ethnicity
- African Politics: Frameworks for Analysis, (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, 2014 anticipated).
- (Co-edited with J. Shola Omotola), Horror in Paradise: Frameworks for Understanding the Crises of the Niger Delta of Nigeria, (Durham: Carolina Academic Press, African World Series, June 2013). ISBN: 978-1-61163-355-9.
- Local Government Matters: The Case of Zambia, (VDM-Verlag/Lambert Academic Publishing, April 2010). ISBN: 978-3-8383-1045-9.
- International Politics: The Classic Texts (Kendall-Hunt Publishing, January 2004). ISBN: 0-7575-0871-5; Second Edition (May 2007) ISBN: 0-7875-4261-9; Second Edition Revised (June 2008).
- “Recalling the Significance of Local Governance to Human Security in Illiberal Sub-Saharan African Contexts,” in Alex and Sabina Lautenbasch, eds., Human Security in World Affairs (Vienna, Austria: Caesar Press, 2013): (in press).
- “Colonialism” in Oxford University Bibliographies On-line (OBO), (New York: Oxford University Press), (Launched March 2011).
- “Moving Beyond ‘Illiberal Democracy’ in Sub-Saharan Africa: Recalling the Significance of Local Governance,” Working Papers in African Studies No. 264, (Boston, MA: African Studies Center, December 2010). Available at: http://www.bu.edu/africa/publications/index.htm
- “Working on Non-Western Perspectives in Both Theory and Practice: An Interview with Christopher LaMonica,” in Robbie Shilliam, ed., International Relations and Non-Western Thought: Imperialism, Colonialism, and Investigations of Global Modernity, (London: Routledge, September 2010). ISBN: 978-0-41557-772-4.
- "Africa in International Relations Theory: Addressing the Quandry of Africa’s Ongoing Marginalization within the Discipline," in Peyi Soyinka Airewele and Rita Kiki Edozie, eds., Reframing Contemporary Africa: Politics, Economics and Society in a Global Era, (CQ Press, January 2010). ISBN: 978-0-87289-407-5.
- "African Political Thought and International Relations Theory," Australasian Journal of African Studies, (Australasian Review of African Studies, Vol. XXIX, June 2007), pp. 34-73.
- "Algeria," (with Sheryl Boxall) in Karl DeRouen, Jr. and Paul Bellamy, eds., International Security and the United States, (Westport, CT: Greenwood Publishing, Praeger Security International, 2007).
- Award, Research and Study Leave (contestable fund), Victoria University, September 2008. Funds approved for sabbatical at the University of Paris-I/Pantheon-Sorbonne, January-June 2009
- Grant from the China University of Politics and Law (CUPL) and Award, Faculty Research Grant, Victoria University, September 2007; Funds used for research at the CUPL in Beijing, China, January-February 2008
- Award, Performance-Based Research Fund, Victoria University, School of History, Philosophy, Political Science & International Relations (HPPI), August 2006. Funds used for research in January 2007 at the University of Cape Town library archives and conference participation at the Philosophical Society of Southern Africa (PSSA), University of Stellenbosch, South Africa, January 2007
- Teaching Excellence Award, 1998-1999 Academic Year, Boston University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, May 1999
- American Political Science Association (APSA)
- Caucus for a New Political Science