Steven T. Landis

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Expertise: Conflict Processes, Environmental Security, Research Methods, Foreign Policy, Climate Security, Political Science, Economic Development


Steven Landis is an expert on environmental security, economic development, and political violence. He provides insight on climate security, intrastate conflict, and questions of measurement in both time and space.

His research specialties include IR and foreign policy, environmental politics, and quantitative research methods.

Landis’ work has appeared in journals such as Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of Peace Research, Political Analysis, Political Geography, and IEEE Transactions on Visualization and Computer Graphics.



  • Ph.D., International Relations, Pennsylvania State University
  • M.A., Political Science, Pennsylvania State University
  • B.A., Political Science, Eastern Michigan University