Paul Lenze, PhD

Paul Lenze Lecturer & Internship Coordinator, Undergraduate Coordinator
Northern Arizona University
Politics & International Affairs
Blg SBS-W Rm #278
Phone: 928-523-6601


  • international relations
  • Middle East politics
  • comparative politics
  • civil-military relations


  • BA, Political Science, University of Washington, 2000
  • MA, International Relations, University of San Diego, 2003
  • PhD, Political Science, Washington State University, 2011

Recent publications

  • "United States Foreign Relations with" in James Ciment and Gordon Newby, eds., The Islamic World: An Encyclopedia of History, Culture, and Society, (Forthcoming, 2014)
  • Paul E. Lenze, Jr. Civil-Military Relations in "Islamic Democracies": Military Intervention & Withdrawal in Algeria, Egypt, Pakistan, and Turkey. First Forum Press. (Forthcoming).
  • Christine Fry-Pierce and Paul E. Lenze, Jr. (2011), "Bioterrorism and U.S. Domestic Preparedness: Bureaucratic Fragmentation and American Vulnerability,” Journal of Homeland Security and Emergency Management, Vol 8: Issue 1, Article 39