Steven Landis

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Steven Landis, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Political Science
WRI-B 206
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Steven T. Landis is an Assistant Professor of Political Science at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. He received his B.A. in political science from Eastern Michigan University in 2008, his M.A. in political science from Pennsylvania State University (UP) in 2010 and his Ph.D. in international relations from Pennsylvania State University (UP) in 2013. Before joining UNLV, he was a postdoctoral scholar at Arizona State University School of Politics and Global Studies, a research fellow with Arizona State University Global Security Initiative, and a Visiting Scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research.

His teaching and research interests sit within the intersections of environmental security, economic development, and political violence. His current research projects are focused on climate adaptation strategies, the application of tactics in civil war, and questions of measurement in both time and space. His work has appeared in journals such as Foreign Policy Analysis, Journal of Peace Research, Political Analysis, and Political Geography.

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Expert Areas: Conflict Processes, Environmental Security, Research Methods