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Career Opportunities for IR Students

Lehigh University
Rank: Postdoctoral Fellowship in International Relations
Lehigh University’s International Relations Department is pleased to announce its
inaugural Textor postdoctoral fellowship in International Security or International
Political Economy. The one-year postdoc (July 1, 2023-June 30, 2024) will carry
a competitive salary and benefits. The postdoctoral fellow is expected to carry out
research and teach two undergraduate courses in their field of expertise (one course

Our department offers three majors: International Relations, Joint International Relations-Economics, Joint International Relations-Modern Languages & Literature

Major declarations are now done online.

Click HERE for more information!


CLICK HERE to declare your IR minor!  Just FOUR courses!

Prof. Barkey published an opinion piece in Greece's Kathemerini 

A tangled web for Turkey in Russia's war with Ukraine

Prof. Duvanova is one of the featured commentators on the current unrest in Kazakhstan for PONARS Eurasia:


International Relations is offering an additional zero level elective for IR majors, minors and students interested in the topic.

Check out this new course being taught by Visiting Assistant Professor Thomas Cavanna:

IR Senior Awards
 Each Spring the faculty awards several prizes to outstanding graduating seniors.  Dependent upon the candidates, some awards may not be awarded every year.

Aurie N. Dunlap Prize in International Relations
Established by the department in 1977 in memory of Professor Dunlap.  The department will award up to two Dunlap awards for either Academics or Service to the department.

Professor He speaks at the panel “Identity Politics and Foreign Policy: Non-Western Perspectives," Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore
Professor He presents a paper at “Japan and the World” academic manuscript workshop, 21st Century Japan Politics an Society Initiative, Indiana University
December 17-18, 2020