Charles Lipson

teaches international politics at the University of Chicago. He also writes for students about academic success and honest work at the university level.

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E-mail: [email protected]

Voice: 773.702.8053

Fax:    773.702.1689


Charles Lipson

Professor of Political Science

University of Chicago

5828 S. University Ave.

Chicago, IL 60637


Current Speech Topics

Charles Lipson gives talks in two general areas:

  • academic honesty and integrity
  • international politics and modern history, including U.S. foreign policy

Academic Honesty
Dr. Lipson's talks on academic honesty are based on his more than twenty-five years of teaching as well as his research and writing. A professor at the University of Chicago, he is the author of Doing Honest Work in College (University of Chicago Press, 2004) and How to Write a BA Thesis (University of Chicago Press, 2005). Dr. Lipson has served as director of graduate studies in political science and is currently director of undergraduate studies. Click on the talks below to find out more.
 Why Honesty Matters for Your Education (a talk for university students)
 Helping Your Students Do Honest Work (a talk for faculty and advisers)
 Why Honesty Matters in High School (a talk for students and faculty)
 Succeeding as an International Student 

International Relations
Dr. Lipson's talks on international politics and modern history feature extensive multimedia presentations, including maps, photographs, and other computerized visual aids. They are tailored to meet the needs of individual clients. Dr. Lipson is the author of several books on international politics and a frequent media commentator on these issues. Click on any talk below to find out more.
 What’s New About the New Economy? The Third Industrial Revolution
The World America Made—And Its Future
Political Threats to Global Prosperity
Turning Points of the Twentieth Century
Democracies in World Politics
Israel's Challenges in the New Middle East
Middle East Peace Process: Where to Now?
 China in World Politics
The Cold War

Why We Fought World War II

To arrange talks:
To arrange talks, please contact Charles Lipson:
E-mail: [email protected]
Voice: 773.702.8053
Fax:    773.702.1689
For a brief description of Dr. Lipson's background, publications, and research, please click here.
Pages on this Web site
Lipson Courses
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Home List of my courses
International Politics
Talks on Education & Honesty
Books by Charles Lipson
Talks by Charles Lipson Hard Questions in IR Theory
Courses offered
PIPES Workshop
International Relations Resources
World History& Politics
Reading, Writing, Plagiarism 15th-18th c. World Politics
How to Write a Thesis 19th c World Politics
Politics and Culture 20th c World Politics to 1945
Fun 20th c World Politics 1945-91
Talks on Global Issues
News Pages
Big Wars: Ancient, Medieval, & Modern What's New about the New Economy?
World News
Values, Politics, and Culture
The World America Made
Middle East News Core Western Values Political Threats to Global Prosperity
Headline News
Social Science Core
Turning Points of the 20th Century
World News-Web Audio Power, Identity, Resistance Democracies in World Politics
Advice for students
  Israel's Challenges
How to Write a Thesis   China in World Politics
Getting a Good Recommendation   The Cold War
Law School: Advice on Applying   Why We Fought WW2
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