Professor of Political Science
International relations; regional conflict and security; foreign policy; political thought
Carnegie Hall, 203d
Professor Latham is a professor of International Relations specializing in the politics of international conflict and security. He teaches courses on international security, Chinese foreign policy, war and peace in the Middle East, regional security in the Indo-Pacific Region, and U.S. grand strategy. He was formerly the Nonproliferation, Arms Control, and Disarmament Fellow at the Canadian Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, and a lecturer at the Canadian Armed Forces School of Aerospace Studies. Currently, He is a Senior Fellow at the Institute for Peace and Diplomacy in Ottawa, and a Non-Resident Fellow with Defense Priorities in Washington, DC. Professor Latham regularly writes — and speaks to the media and community groups — about war, geopolitics, and strategic affairs, with a special focus on issues related to great power competition (U.S. vs.China; U.S. vs. Russia), regional conflict and security (the Middle East, the Arctic, and the Western Pacific), and U.S. defense policy.
BA: York University, Honours, Toronto
MA: Queen’s University, Kingston
PhD: York University, Toronto