Dr. Lyn Boyd-Judson is director of the Levan Institute for Humanities and Ethics at the University of Southern California and teaches at the USC School for International Relations and the Annenberg School of Journalism. Previous affiliations include RAND, the Carter Center of Emory University, the Hong Kong Legislative Council, the United States Embassy Berlin-Third Reich Document Center, USC’s Center for International Studies, the Walt Disney Company Asia-Pacific, and Dow Jones News Services.
Boyd-Judson's research and teaching focus on diplomacy, ethics, global governance, and international negotiation. She has published in International Studies Quarterly, Foreign Policy Analysis, Carnegie Pew Case Studies in Ethics and Diplomacy (Georgetown University), and Leiden Journal of International Law. Her recent books are Strategic Moral Diplomacy: Understanding the Enemy's Moral Universe (2011) and Women's Global Health: Norms and State Policies (forthcoming, 2014).
LB-J is a Carnegie Global Ethics Scholar, University Fellow of the USC Center for Public Diplomacy, member of the Faculty Advisory Council for the Shoah Foundation Institute, and a member of Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society.
World Bank Headquarters, Cairo. The amazing students who took "Religion in Democracy" summer 2013 in Egypt and Turkey: from left, Steven Weier, Kapil Talwalker, Katelyn Masket, Sarah Cuevas, Rebecca Braun, Amanda Schmitt, Lyn Boyd-Judson. (Not pictured-Melia Albrecht and Alexis Mercurio, see them on the course page.)
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Boyd-Judson has served on the executive boards of the International Political Science Association RC 29, the International Studies Association-West and the Women's Caucus for International Studies. She is past-chair of the Women's Caucus of the International Studies Association. LB-J is originally from Georgia and is married to David Judson of the Judson Studios. They have two children, Benjamin and Georgia.
Hagia Sophia | Istanbul 2013
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