Kelly-Kate Pease | Webster University

Kelly-Kate Pease, PhD


  Head of Online Programs in International Relations
  Professor of International Relations
  H. Sam Priest Center 212 
  (314) 968-7083



PhD, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1994
MA, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, 1990
BA, Louisiana State University, 1987

Areas of Interest

International Relations
International Political Economy
International Organizations
Foreign Policy
Human Rights


Kelly-Kate Pease, PhD, is Professor of International Relations in the Department of History, Politics, and International Relations and Director of the International Relations Program. She is also the Founding Director of the Institute for Human Rights and Humanitarian Studies and the Master of Arts (MA) in International Nongovernmental Organizations. Dr. Pease is a noted scholar who has published extensively on international relations. Her book, International Organizations: Perspectives on Global Governance, is currently in its fifth edition, and the co-authored book The United Nations and Changing World Politics is in its seventh. Dr. Pease has published articles and chapters on human rights, foreign policy, humanitarian intervention, humanitarian assistance, and international law. She is currently writing a book on human rights diplomacy. Dr. Pease is passionate about teaching both graduate and undergraduate students, in a variety of formats.