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USC Lancaster reopened for in-person classes on August 20, 2020. Face coverings are required on-campus and social distancing is encouraged among members of the campus community. The semester will be offered in an accelerated format, with in-person instruction ending on Nov. 24. In addition, classes will be held on many traditional holidays and breaks to allow for the semester to end earlier than usual. Classes will be held remotely on General Election Day (Nov. 3), Nov. 30 and Dec. 1. Frequently check this COVID-19 link. and the gray boxes below to stay up-to-date with the latest news and updates.

Faculty and Staff

Steven Campbell

Title: Associate Professor (Political Science)
Department: Humanities Division
USC Lancaster
Phone: 803-313-7137
Fax: 803-313-7106
Office: Founders 216
Resources: Schedule


Originally from Dayton, OH, I am currently an Associate Professor of Political Science at USC Lancaster.  I completed my Ph.D. at USC Columbia in 2003 & have taught Political Science at USCL since 2008.  Courses I have offered include the following:  American National Government (POLI 201); U.S. Foreign Policy (POLI 340); State Government (POLI 365); Interest Groups & Social Movements (POLI 368); The American Chief Executive (POLI 463); and Psychology & Politics (POLI 465). My research interests include the politics of U.S. foreign policy advisory systems, the political psychology of U.S. foreign policy officials, and U.S. foreign policy decision-making during the Cold War.