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Dr. Luke Campbell

Dr. Luke Campbell



67 Valk



Joined Northwest in 2016

Associate Professor of Political Science


  • Ph.D. University of Kansas 
  • M.A. University of Missouri-Kansas City 
  • B.A. William Jewell College 

Courses Taught

  • POLS 34102 Introduction to American Government and Politics
  • POLS 34215 Introduction to Political Theory
  • PHIL 39277 Social Justice
  • POLS 34403 The World of Political Ideas
  • POLS 34405 American Political Thought
  • POLS 34423 Terrorism
  • POLS 34459 Justice: Theories and Applications

Academic Interest

  • Just War Theory
  • International Ethics
  • International Political Theory
  • Nostalgia and Memory
  • American Political Ideologies

Scholarly Activity


  • Steele, Brent J. & Campbell, Luke B. 2023. (Inter)national Ethics and the Politics of Memory. In Handbook on the Politics of Memory, Maria Malksoo, ed. Edward Elgar Publishing, 46-65.
  • Hom, Andrew R. & Campbell, Luke B. 2022. Wartime in the 21st Century. International Relations 36 (4): 525-547.
  • Hom, Andrew R. & Campbell, Luke B. 2022. The Liturgy of Triumph: Victory Culture, Popular Rituals, and the US Way of Wartiming. International Relations 36 (4): 591-616.
  • Campbell, Luke & Steele, Brent. 2020. The Concept of Success in (and of) War. In Concepts in Action/Concepts at Work: On the Meaning of Concepts in International Politics, Piki Ish-Shalom, edUniversity of Michigan Press 43-65.
  • Cline, Keely, Campbell, Luke B., Mallon, Marissa & Taylor, Bradley. 2019. A Qualitative Case Study of the Influences of the 2016 U.S. Election and Subsequent Presidency on Elementary Classrooms and Children. Journal of Research in Childhood Education 33 (4): 558-578.
  • Campbell, Luke. 2019. Affect, That Old Familiar Feeling. In Methodology and Emotion in International Relations: Parsing the Passions, Eric Van Rythoven and Mira Sucharov, eds. Routledge, 113-131.
  • Campbell, Luke & Steele, Brent. 2017. The Scars of Victory: The Implied ‘Finality’ of Success in War. In Moral Victory? The Ethics of Winning Wars, Andrew Hom, Kurt Mills, and Cian O’Driscoll, eds. Oxford University Press, 140-156.
  • Omelicheva, Mariya; Carter, Brittnee; & Campbell, Luke. 2017. Military Aid and Human Rights: Assessing the Impact of U.S. Security Assistance Programs on Civilians’ Rights in the Context of a Broader Political Conflict. Political Science Quarterly 132 (1): 119-144

Other Professional Experiences

Professional Memberships

  • International Studies Association
  • Great Plains Political Science Association
  • Association for Political Theory