Political Science Faculty - Dr. Daniel Lake

Assistant Professor

Dr. Lake earned his Ph.D. from the University of California at San Diego, where he specialized in International Relations and Comparative Politics with a focus on International Security. He teaches the introductory course in world politics as well as more advanced courses in international security, international political economy, and Latin American politics.

Dr. Lake's research focuses on the use of coercion as a tool of international dispute resolution. Recently, he has also been studying the relationship between violent conflict escalation and the issues underlying the dispute.


  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of California, San Diego

Teaching Areas

  • Introduction to World Politics
  • International Conflict and Security
  • International Political Economy
  • Latin American Politics

Contact Daniel Lake

Office: 149B Hawkins Hall
Phone: (518) 564-5833
E-mail: dlake001@plattsburgh.edu