Dr. Paul Lauren
Regents Professor Emeritus; Founding Director, Mansfield Center
Paul Gordon Lauren is Regents Professor Emeritus and Distinguished Mansfield Fellow. He is the first person ever to be named as a Regents Professor at The University of Montana. He is an internationally-recognized teacher and scholar on diplomacy, international relations, and human rights. He served as the Founding Director of the Maureen and Mike Mansfield Center and as the Mansfield Professor of Ethics and Public Affairs. He earned his Ph.D. from Stanford University where he also has served on the faculty on three separate occasions. At the University of Montana he has received the Distinguished Scholar Award, the Most Inspirational Teacher Award, the Outstanding Faculty Advisor Award, the Distinguished Service to International Education Award, the Pantzer Award for Fostering a Humane Learning Environment, the Montana Professor of the Year Award by the Carnegie Foundation and the U.S. Council for the Advancement and Support of Education, and the Governor's Humanities Award.