Steve B. Lem, Ph.D.

Department of Political Science

Phone: 1-610-683-4471
Office: Old Main, A-Wing 310

Dr. Lem is the Chairperson of the Department of Political Science. He obtained his Ph.D. in Political Science from Binghamton University (SUNY) and joined the faculty at KU in 2008.

At KU, Dr. Lem primarily teaches the methodology courses for the undergraduate Political Science and Public Administration majors and the Masters in Public Administration students.

Dr. Lem pursues a wide range of research projects. He is interested in the comparative analysis of political parties in Western Europe, the development and crisis of the European welfare state, and third party politics in the United States. His secondary interests focus on transitional justice in post-conflict states.

A picture of me in front of the Apple store at the IFC Mall in Hong Kong (November 2013).