Kyle M. Lascurettes

Associate Professor of International Affairs

Howard Hall 312, MSC: 36
Office Hours:

By appointment (schedule here)


International Relations Theory, Global Order & Global Governance, International Organizations, Security Studies

Academic Credentials

PhD in Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia 
MA in Foreign Affairs, University of Virginia
BA in Government and English Literature, St. Lawrence University


IA 100: Introduction to International Relations
IA 211: International Organization
IA 310: Theories of International Relations
IA 348: Global Order
IA 430: IA Seminar (Senior Thesis)
Model UN Faculty Advisor


Orders of Exclusion: Great Powers and the Strategic Sources of Foundational Rules in International Relations (Oxford University Press, 2020).
**Winner of the 2021 APSA Jervis-Schroeder Award for best book in international history and politics**
**Winner of the 2020-21 Otto Hieronymi Book Prize for best scholarly monograph in the field of international relations**
A roundtable forum on the book can be found here.

“The Life and Times of America’s Liberal International Order: A Reflection of Power Politics, Not an Escape From Them.” Global Summitry (Special Issue: Strengthening the G20, Fall 2021).

“International Order in Theory and Practice.” (with Michael Poznansky) In The Oxford Research Encyclopedia of International Studies (August 2021).
Here’s a conference memo and a podcast based on the article. 

“The Normative Foundations for a New Global Concert in an Age of Western Retrenchment.” (with Sara Bjerg Moller) In Harald Müller and Carsten Rauch, eds. Great Power Multilateralism and the Prevention of War: Debating a 21st Century Concert of Powers (Routledge, 2018).

“The Concert of Europe and Great-Power Governance Today: What Can the Order of 19th-Century Europe Teach Policymakers About International Order in the 21st Century?” RAND National Defense Research Institute/ISDP Report (2017).

Public Writing and Media Commentary

Whiskey and International Relations Theory podcast episode on the concept of “international order.”