Lisa Koch

Assistant Professor of Government

Department

Government

Areas of Expertise

American Foreign Policy
International Relations
Nuclear Weapons
Public Policy
Security Studies
Kravis Center
245

Office Hours

Wednesday, 11am-12pm
And by appointment

Biography

Lisa Langdon Koch is Assistant Professor of Government at Claremont McKenna College. She specializes in international relations, focusing on international security, nuclear proliferation, and foreign policy.

Professor Koch recently published "Frustration and Delay: The Secondary Effects of Supply-Side Proliferation Controls" in Security Studies and "Still Taboo? Citizens' Attitudes toward the Use of Nuclear Weapons," with Matthew S. Wells, in Journal of Global Security Studies. Koch's current book project concerns the decisions leaders make that change the course of their nuclear weapons programs. For more information, visit https://llkoch.weebly.com.

Research and Publications

“Still Taboo? Citizens' Attitudes toward the Use of Nuclear Weapons” (2020) Journal of Global Security Studies. With Matthew S. Wells. https://doi-org.ccl.idm.oclc.org/10.1093/jogss/ogaa024 “Frustration and Delay: The Secondary Effects of Supply-Side Proliferation Controls” (2019) Security Studies 28, no. 4: 773-806. https://doi-org.ccl.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/09636412.2019.1631383

Reinventing Civil Defense: $20,000 funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York, Research Grant, 2017-2018, with Matthew S. Wells.