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Shibley Telhami Interview:

How Should We Define

Victory Over ISIS?

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GVPT Distinguished Lecture Series

Professor David D. Laitin
Professor at Stanford University

"How Persistent is Civil War?”
By James D. Fearon and David Laitin

Friday, October 25, 2013

11:00am - 12:30pm
McKeldin, Special Events Room 6137


American Politics Workshop
CIDCM / IR Workshop

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Oct 28

Dan Reiter (Emory University), "How War Makes the State: Insurgency, External Threat, and Road Construction in India"

11:00 am -- 1109 Chincoteague (first floor conference room)

Comparative Politics Workshop

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September 24
Jennifer Gandhi, Emory University
Measuring Personalism and its Effects in Non-Democracies
Location: 4103 Tydings Hall

October 29
Rose McDermott, Brown University
The Influence of Anger and Aggression on Decision Making
Location: Chicoteague 2113

November18
Leonard Wantchekon, Princeton University
Critical Junctures: Independence Movements and Democracy in Africa
Location: 1101 Morrill Hall

December 10
TBA
Location: Chicoteague 2113



Alumni News

View the Department's Graduate Student placement history at the Graduate Resources page.

Rebecca U. Thorpe, PhD '10, is author of The American Warfare State:  The Domestic Politics of Military Spending (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2014).

Dan Biggers, Ph.D. ‘12, was a co-recipient of the 2013 Christopher Z. Mooney Dissertation Award for the Best Dissertation in State Politics and Policy, awarded by the APSA State Politics and Policy Section.

Mark Boyer, Ph.D, '88 was awarded the title of Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor at the University of Connecticut.

Floyd W. Hayes, III, Ph.D. '85. "The Paradox of the Ethical Criminal in Richard Wright's Novel The Outsider: A Philosophical Investigation," American Philosophical Association Newsletter on Philosophy and the Black Experience 11 (2011): 17-22;

Floyd W. Hayes, III, Ph.D. '85. "Womanizing Richard Wright: Constructing the Black Feminine in The Outsider," Spectrum: A Journal on Black Men 1 (2012): 47-69;

Floyd W. Hayes, III, Ph.D. '85. "Hope and Disappointment in Martin Luther
King, Jr.'s Political Theology: Eclipse of the Liberal Spirit," in The Liberatory Thought of Martin Luther King, Jr.: Critical Essays on the Philosopher King, edited by Robert Birt (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2012), pp. 299-319.

Benli Shechter, Ph.D. '11 and Alison Staudinger (with Kathleen Cole, Stacey Hunter Hecht, Michelle Schwarze). "2013 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference: Teaching Political Theory and Theories Track Summary.” PS: Political Science and Politics, July 2013. Forthcoming.

Guy Ziv, Ph.D. '08. "Simple vs. Complex Learning Revisited: Israeli Prime Ministers and the Question of a Palestinian State," Foreign Policy Analysis, Vol. 9, Issue 2 (April 2013): 203-222.

Michael K. Gusmano, Ph.D. '95 received the Callahan Fund award from the Hastings Center for research on the ethics of obesity policy.

Jennifer A. Yoder, Ph.D. '96 is the Robert E. Diamond Professor of Government and Global Studies at Colby College.

Jennifer A. Yoder, Ph.D .'96 is the author of “Crafting Democracy: Regional Politics in PostCommunist Europe” (Rowman & Littlefield, 2013).

Michael K. Gusmano, Ph.D. '95 (with Josephine Johnston). "Why We Should All Pay for Fertility Treatment," The Hastings Center Report, March/April.

Michael K. Gusmano, Ph.D. '95. "Health Systems Performance and the Politics of Cancer Survival," World Medical & Health Policy, March 2013.

Michael K. Gusmano, Ph.D. '95. “NFIB v. Sebelius: The Political Expediency of the Roberts Court” Health Economics, Policy and Law 8(1): 119-124, 2013.

Boros, Diana, Ph.D. '10 is the author of Creative Rebellion for the Twenty-First Century: The Importance of Public and Interactive Art to Political Life in America (Palgrave Macmillan, April 2012).

Mincheva, Lyubov G., Ph.D. '00 (with Ted Robert Gurr) is the author of Crime-Terror Alliances and the State. Ethnonationalist and Islamist challenges to regional security (Routledge, 2012).

Thorpe, Rebecca U., Ph.D. '10 (with James G. Gimpel and Frances E. Lee). “The Distributive Politics of the Federal Stimulus: The Geography of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,” Political Science Quarterly (Winter): 567-595.

Kerem Ozan Kalkan, Ph.D. '10 received a tenure track offer from Old Dominion University.

Jonathan Fox, Ph.D. '97 is the author of An Introduction to Religion and Politics: Theory and Practice (Routledge, 2013).

J. Celeste Lay, Ph.D. '04 is the author of A Midwestern Mosaic: Immigration and Political Socialization in Rural America.

Patrick James, Ph.D. '84 (with Abigail Ruane) is the author of The International Relations of Middle-earth: Learning from the Lord of the Rings.

Guy Ziv, Ph.D. '08 published his textbook reader, Readings in U.S. Foreign Policy, Revised First Edition, by Kendall Hunt Publications.

Faculty News

Shibley Telhami's work is featured in the article, "To Figure Out Middle East, Professor Polls the People", in the Washington Diplomat.

David Karol's article, "A Theory of Political Parties: Groups, Policy Demands and Nominations in American Politics", won APSA's Jack Walker award for the article published in the last two calendar years that makes an outstanding contribution to research and scholarship on political organizations and parties.

Michael Hanmer, Antoine Banks, and Ismail White's (OSU) paper, “Experiments to Reduce the Over-reporting of Voting: A Pipeline to the Truth” was selected as one of eight papers to make important recent contributions to methodology by the editors of Political Analysis.

Stella Rouse's book Latinos in the Legislative Process was listed as a top political science book for 2013.

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham and William Reed's op-ed on the consequences of arming Syrian rebels appeared in the Baltimore Sun

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (with Erica Chenoweth) has guest edited a new special issue of the The Journal of Peace Research (JPR): "Understanding Nonviolent Resistance." A free download is available through July 31, 2013.

John McCauley is a recipient of the 2012 College of Behavioral & Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award

Jonathan Wilkenfeld is a recipient of the 2012 College of Behavioral & Social Sciences Dean's Medal

Patrick Wohlfarth won the 2013 Neal Tate Award for best paper in Judicial Politics for his paper “Minimizing Doctrinal Drift: The Role of Clarity in Protecting Supreme Court Opinions” at the SPSA 2012 Conference.

David Karol received the Political Research Quarterly’s (PRQ) 2012 Outstanding Reviewer Award for his invaluable service as a reviewer for their journal.

Shibley Telhami's co-authored book, The Peace Puzzle: America's Quest for Arab-Israeli Peace, 1989-2011 (Cornell University Press) was selected by ForeignPolicy.com's Middle East Channel as one of the top 10 books on the Middle East for 2012.

Paul Herrnson is the recipient of the 2013 USM Regents’ Faculty Award for Public Service

Frances Lee's book The Oxford Handbook of Congress was selected as one of the top 25 outstanding academic titles for 2012

Margaret Pearson is a recipient of a 2013 Distinguished Scholar Teacher Award. Professor Pearson will deliver a Distinguished Scholar Teacher Lecture during the Fall 2013 semester

Ernesto Calvo was awarded the 2012 Lawrence Longley Award for the Best Article on Representation and Electoral Systems by the American Political Science Association

Irwin Morris won the 2012 Outstanding Director of Graduate Studies Award

Mike Hanmer is a recipient of the 2012 College of Behavioral & Social Sciences Excellence in Teaching Award.

Frances Lee discussed her latest work, "Beyond Ideology: Politics, Principles, and Partnership in the U.S. Senate," on C-SPAN's BookTV.

Recent Publications: Fall 2013

Banks, Antoine, "The Public’s Anger: White Racial Attitudes and Opinions Toward Health Care Reform," Political Behavior

Michael Hanmer, Antoine Banks, and Ismail White (OSU) had their paper, “Experiments to Reduce the Over-reporting of Voting: A Pipeline to the Truth,” accepted for publication in Political Analysis.

Spring 2013

Pearson, Margaret with Tianbiao Zhu, "Globalization and the role of the state: Reflections on Chinese International and Comparative Political Economy Scholarship," Review of International Political Economy.

Rouse, Stella M. Latinos in the Legislative Process: Interests and Influence. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2013.

McCauley, John F. 2013. “Economic Development Strategies and Conflict in Africa: The Cases of Côte d’Ivoire and Ghana.” Comparative Political Studies 46, 2 (Feb): 182-211.

McCauley, John F. 2013. “Africa’s New Big Man Rule? Pentecostalism and Patronage in Ghana.” African Affairs 112, 446 (Jan): 1-21.

Rouse, Stella M. with Kaitlyn Sill and Emily Metzgar. 2013. “Media Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court: How Do Journalists Assess the Importance of Court Decisions?” Political Communication. 30 (1):58-80.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "Steely tyrant's revolutionary designs", review ("Book of the Week") of Robert Gellately's book "Stalin's Curse" (Knopf, 2013), in "Times Higher Education," March 7, 2013

Gimpel, James G., Frances E. Lee and Rebecca U. Thorpe. 2012. “The Distributive Politics of the Federal Stimulus: The Geography of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009,” Political Science Quarterly (Winter): 567-595.

Alford, C. Fred, Trauma and Forgiveness: Consequences and Communities. Cambridge University Press, 2013.

Gurr, Ted Robert and Lyubov G. Mincheva, Crime-Terror Alliances and the State. Ethnonationalist and Islamist challenges to regional security, Routledge, London, 2012, pp. 234.

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín and Nil S. Satana. “Religion and Coalition Politics.” Comparative Political Studies, 46: 3-30,

Birnir, Jóhanna Kristín, Molly Inman, and Nil S. Satana. "Religion, Government Coalitions, and Terrorism." Terrorism and Political Violence, 25, no. 1 (2013): 29-52.

Hanmer, Michael J. and Kerem Ozan Kalkan. "Behind the Curve: Clarifying the Best Approach to Calculating Predicted Probabilities and Marginal Effects from Limited Dependent Variable Models." American Journal of Political Science, 57(1):263-277.

Herrnson, Paul, James Curry, and Jeffrey Taylor, “The Impact of District Magnitude on Campaign Fundraising,” Legislative Studies Quarterly (forthcoming).

Huth, Paul K., Sarah E. Croco, and Benjamin J. Appel. “Bringing Law to the Table: Legal Claims, Focal Points, and the Settlement of Territorial Disputes Since 1945.” American Journal of Political Science, 57(1): 90–103

Karol, David. "Resolved, the Terms of Supreme Court Justices Should be Limited to Eighteen Years" in Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System," edited by Richard Ellis and Michael Nelson (CQ Press: 2013).

McKenzie, Brian D., and Stella M. Rouse. “Shades of Faith: Religious Foundations of Political Attitudes among African Americans, Latinos and Whites.” American Journal of Political Science, 57 (1):218- 235.

Wohlfarth, Patrick C. and Peter K. Enns. "The Swing Justice." The Journal of Politics. Forthcoming.

Fall 2012

Allee, Todd and Clint Peinhardt. 2012. “Failure to Deliver: The Investment Effects of US Preferential Economic Agreements.” The World Economy. 35 (6): 757-783.

Banks, Antoine J. and Melissa A. Bell. “Racialized Campaign Ads: The Emotional Content in Implicit Racial Appeals Primes White Racial Attitudes” Public Opinion Quarterly, forthcoming.

Calvo, Ernesto and Timothy Hellwig. “Centripetal and Centrifugal Incentives under Different Electoral Systems,” American Journal of Political Science (AJPS), 55(1): 27-41.

Calvo, Ernesto and Maria Victoria Murillo. “Argentina: The Persistence of Peronism,” Journal of Democracy, 23(2): 148-161.

Croco, Sarah “The Decider’s Dilemma: Leader Culpability, War Outcomes, and Domestic Punishment” American Political Science Review, August 2011.

Haufler, Virginia with Deborah Avant, (2012) "Transnational Organizations and Security," Global Crime.

Herrnson, Paul, Christopher Deering, and Clyde Wilcox, eds., Interest Groups Unleashed, Washington, D.C.: Sage/CQ Press, forthcoming, 2012.

Herrnson, Paul, Richard G. Niemi, and Michael J. Hanmer, “The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors,” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 56 (2012): 716-7:30.

Herrnson, Paul with Ryan L. Claassen, Richard G. Niemi, Kelly D. Patterson, “Exceeding Expectations? Determinants of Satisfaction with the Voting Process in the 2008 U.S. Presidential Election,” Journal of Politics, forthcoming.

Karol, David with Kathleen Bawn, Martin Cohen, David Karol, Seth Masket, Hans Noel, and John Zaller A. “Theory of Political Parties: Groups, Policy Demands and Nominations in American Politics.” Perspectives on Politics. 10.03. September 2012, pp 571-597.

Koulish, Robert, “Entering the Risk Society: A Contested Terrain for Immigration Enforcement,” in Social Control and Justice: Crimmigration in an Age of Fear, edited by. Maria Goao Guia, Maartje van der Woude & Joanne van der Leun, Eleven International Publishing (2012)

Lee, Frances E, Davidson, Roger H., and Walter J. Oleszek. 2012. Congress and Its Members. 13th Edition. (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

Lee, Frances E. “Individual and Partisan Activism on the Senate Floor,” From Delay to Dysfunction: The U.S. Senate, 1960-2010, ed. Burdett A. Loomis (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

Morris, Irwin with Hood, M.V. III, and Quentin Kidd. 2012. The Rational Southerner: Black Mobilization, Republican Growth, and the Partisan Transformation of the American South. New York: Oxford University Press.

Oppenheimer, Joe (Emeritus), Principles of Politics: A Rational Choice Theory Guide to Politics and Social Justice. Cambridge University Press, 2012.

Rouse, Stella and Bratton, Kathleen A. "Networks in the Legislative Arena: How Group Dynamics Affect Cosponsorship." Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol 45 (3):423-60.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir, The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and Some Lessons of the Twentieth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press, 2012

Tismaneanu, Vladimir (with Bogdan C. Iacob), The End and the Beginning: The Revolutions of 1989 and the Resurgence of History, Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2012

Tismaneanu, Vladimir "What Was National Stalinism?", chapter in Dan Stone, editor, The Oxford Handbook of Postwar European History, Oxford, UK and New York: Oxford University Press, 2012, pp. 462-479.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir "Reflections on the Fate of Marxism in Eastern Europe: Fulfilment or Bastardization," chapter in Marx and Engels, The Communist Manifesto. Edited and with an Introduction by Jeffrey C. Isaac.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir "De-Democratization in Romania", in World Affairs, November-December 2012 (forthcoming).

Uslaner, Ric. Segregation and Mistrust: Diversity, Isolation, and Cohesion. Cambridge University Press.

Uslaner, Ric "Measuring Generalised Trust: In Defense of the Standard Question." In Fergus Lyon, Guido Möllering, Mark Sanders and Tally Hatzakis, eds. Handbook of Research Methods on Trust, (London: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2012), pp. 72-82.

Uslaner, Ric “Generalized Trust Questions.” In John Aldrich and Kathleen McGraw, eds., Improving Public Opinion Surveys: Interdisciplinary Innovation and the American National Election Studies. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012. pp. 101-112.

Wohlfarth, Patrick C. (with Ryan Owens and Justin Wedeking) "How the Supreme Court Alters Opinion Language to Evade Congressional Review." Journal of Law and Courts: Forthcoming.

Inman, Molly and Christian Davenport. “The State of State Repression Research Since the 1990s.” Terrorism and Political Violence 24, no. 4 (2012): 619–634.

Spring 2012

Allee, Todd, and Clint Peinhardt. 2011. “Devil in the Details? The Investment Effects of Dispute Settlement Variation in Bilateral Investment Treaties.” In The Yearbook on Investment Law and Policy 2010/2011, edited by Karl P. Sauvant. New York: Oxford University Press.

Allee, Todd and Clint Peinhardt. “Different Investment Treaties, Different Effects.” Columbia FDI Perspectives, No. 61. Vale Columbia Center for Sustainable Investment. February 20, 2012.

Allee, Todd., and Jamie E. Scalera. 2012. “The Divergent Effects of Joining International Organizations: Trade Gains and the Rigors of WTO Accession.” International Organization 66 (2)

Allee, ToddThe Role of the United States.” In The Oxford Handbook on the World Trade Organization, eds. Martin Daunton, Amrita Narlikar, and Robert Stern.  Oxford:  Oxford University Press, 2012. 

Birnir, Johanna with Satana Nil and Mollay Inman (December 2012). "Religion, Government Coalitions and Terrorism."  Terrorism and Political Violence. (2012).

Butterworth, Charles, “Alfarabi’s Goal: Political Philosophy, not Political Theology,” in Islam, the State, and Political Authority: Medieval Issues and Modern Concerns, ed. Asma Afsaruddin (New York: Palgrave- MacMillan, 2011), 53-74.

Butterworth, Charles, “Arabic Political Philosophy,” in Encyclopedia of Medieval Philosophy: Philosophy Between 500 and 1500, ed. Henrik Lagerlund (Heidelberg: Springer Verlag, 2011), Vol. II, 1047-1051.

Butterworth, Charles, “The World of Logic and its Detractors,” in La lumière de l’intellect: La pensée scientifique et philosophique d’Averroès dans son temps, ed. Ahmad Hasnawi (Leuven: Peeters, 2011), 297-308.

Butterworth, Charles, “Questions about Roger Scruton, ‘Islam and the West: Lines of Demarcation,’" in American Journal of Islamic Social Sciences 29:1 (Winter, 2012), 143-145.

Butterworth, Charles: “Islam as a Civilization,” Academic Questions 25/1 (Spring, 2012), 94-104.

Calvo, Ernesto and Eduardo Aleman. "Explaining Policy Ties in the Argentine and Chilean Congresses: A Network Analysis of Bill Initiation Data." Political Studies. Forthcoming.

Calvo, Ernesto and Maria Victoria Murillo. “When Parties Meet Voters: Partisan Networks and Distributive Expectations in Argentina and Chile.” Comparative Political Studies (CPS). Forthcoming.

Cunningham, Kathleen. “Shirts Today, Skins Tomorrow: The Effects of Fragmentation on Conflict Processes in Self-Determination Disputes” with Kristin M. Bakke and Lee Seymour. Journal of Conflict Resolution 56(1).

Cunningham, Kathleen. “Nonstate actors, fragmentation, and conflict processes: Introducing the special issue” with Wendy Pearlman. Journal of Conflict Resolution 56(1).

Kathleen Cunningham and Lee J.M. Seymour. "A Plague of Initials: Fragmentation, Cohesion and Infighting in Civil Wars", Perspectives on Politics 10(2): 265-283, June 2012.

Kastner, Scott L. (with Phillip Saunders), “Is China a Status Quo or Revisionist State? Leadership Travel as an Empirical Indicator of Foreign Policy Priorities.” International Studies Quarterly, 56, 1 (March 2012): 163- 177.

Kastner, Scott L. “Conclusion: International Relations Theory and the Relationship across the Taiwan Strait.” In Jean-Marc F. Blanchard and Dennis Hickey, eds., “New Thinking About the Taiwan Issue: Theoretical Insights into its Origins, Dynamics, and Prospects” (Routledge, 2012), pp. 189-201.

Kaufmann, Karen, "Turf Wars: Local Context and Latino Political Development" in Urban Affairs Review vol. 48:1:111-137 (with Benjamin Bishin and Daniel Stephens)

Lee, Frances E. 2011. “Making Laws and Making Points: Senate Governance in an Era of Uncertain Majorities.” The Forum 9 (4)

McKenzie, Brian D., and Stella M. Rouse. 2012. “Shades of Faith: Religious Foundations of Political Attitudes among African Americans, Latinos and Whites.” Forthcoming at the American
Journal of Political Science.

Morris, Irwin L and Bryan T. Gervais. 2012. “Reading the Tea Leaves: Understanding Tea Party Caucus Membership in the US House of Representatives.” PS: Political Science & Politics 45(02): 245–250.

Rouse, Stella M. and Sill, Kaitlyn, and Emily Metzgar. Forthcoming 2012. “Media Coverage of the U.S. Supreme Court: How Do Journalists Assess the Importance of Court Decisions?” Political Communication.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. The Devil in History: Communism, Fascism, and a Few Lessons from the 20th Century, forthcoming, University of California press (August 2012)

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. The Revolutions of 1989 and the Resurgence of History, with Bogdan Iacob, Central European University Press, (May 2012)

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "The Fate of Marxism in Eastern Europe: Fulfilment or Bastardization?", in Jeffrey C. Isaac, ed., Marx and Engels, 'The Communist Manifesto', Yale University Press, 2012

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "The Grandeur and Decay of Secular Religions," in Camil Ungureanu, ed., Religion in Democracy: A Dilemma of Modernity, Iasi: Polirom, 2011, pp. 312-325

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "Communism: From Marx to Lenin and the Afterlife," in Sergiu Musteata and Igor Casu, eds, No Statute of Limitations: Aspects of the Investigation of the Crimes of Communism in Europe, Chisinau: Cartier, 2011, pp. 13-24.

Uslaner, Ric with Kerem Ozan Kalkan “American Public Support for Turkey After World War II.” In Nur Bilge et al., eds., American Turkish Encounters: Politics and Culture, 1830-1989, Newcastle-upon-Thyme (UK): Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2011, 219-235.

Uslaner, Ric, with Kerem Ozan Kalkan “A Theory of the Band of Others and Attitudes Toward Muslims,” In Marc Helbling, ed. Islamophobia in Western Europe and North America (London: Routledge, 2012).

Uslaner, Ric. “Corruption, the Inequality Trap, and Trust in Government.” In Sonja Zmerli and Marc Hooghe, eds., Political Trust: Why Contact Matters. Colchester (UK): ECPR Press, 2011, 141-162.

Uslaner, Ric. “Generalized Trust Questions.” In John H. Aldrich and Kathleen M. McGraw, Improving Public Opinion Surveys. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2012, 101- 112.

Uslaner, Ric, “Trust, Diversity, and Segregation in the United States and the United Kingdom.” In Masamichi Sasaki and Robert M. Marsh, eds., Trust: Comparative Perspectives. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill Publishers, 2011, 69-96.

Uslaner, Ric, "Measuring Generalised Trust: In Defense of the Standard Question." In Fergus Lyon, Guido Möllering, Mark Sanders and Tally Hatzakis, eds. Handbook of Research Methods on Trust, (London: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2012), pp. 72-82.

Wilkenfeld, Jonathan, with Joseph Hewitt, and Ted Gurr, Peace and Conflict 2012. Boulder, CO, Paradigm, 2012.

Wilkenfeld, Jonathan, with Pelin Eralp, David Quinn "Delivering Peace: Options for Mediators in African Intrastate Crises," in Hewitt et al., Peace and Conflict 2012. Boulder, CO, Paradigm 2012.

Creek, Heather and Stephen Yoder. Forthcoming. “With a Little Help from Our Feds: Understanding State Immigration Enforcement Policy Adoption in American Federalism,” Policy Studies Journal, Volume 40, Number 4,Winter 2012.

Fall 2011

Allee, Todd and Clint Peinhardt. 2011. Contingent Credibility: The Reputational Effects of Investment Treaty Disputes on Foreign Direct Investment. International Organization 65(3): 401-432.

Banks, Antoine J. and Nicholas A. Valentino "The Emotional Substrates of White Racial Attitudes" American Journal of Political Science, forthcoming

Bond, Kanisha, with Navin Bapat, "Alliances amongst Militant Groups" British Journal of Political Science, (Forthcoming).

Butterworth, Charles. "Arabic Contributions to Medieval Political Theory," in The Oxford Handbook of the History of Political Philosophy, ed. George Klosko (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011), 164-179.

Croco, Sarah. "The Decider’s Dilemma: Leader Culpability, War Outcomes, and Domestic Punishment." American Political Science Review, August Issue, 2011.

Gimpel, James G., Lee, Frances E., and Bramlett, Brittany, 2011. “The Political Ecology of Opinion in Big- Donor Neighborhoods,” Political Behavior 33: 565-600.

Gurr, Ted R. Why Men Rebel, 40th Anniversary Edition, Paradigm Publishers, Boulder, CO.

Gurr, Ted R. Coming of Age in the West 1883-1906, A Memoir by Will E. Gurr, with J. Joseph Hewitt, Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Paradigm Publishers.

Herrnson, Paul. Congressional Elections: Campaigning at Home and in Washington (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, forthcoming).

Herrnson, Paul. Interest Groups Unleashed, edited book with Clyde Wilcox and Christopher Deering (Washington, D.C.: CQ Press, forthcoming).

Herrnson, Paul and James Curry. Issue Voting and Partisan Defections in Congressional Elections," Legislative Studies Quarterly, vol. 36 (2011): 281-307.

Herrnson, Paul, Hanmer, Mike, and Dick Niemi's article "The Impact of Ballot Type on Voter Errors" American Journal of Political Science (forthcoming).

Lee, Frances E, Davidson, Roger H., and Walter J. Oleszek. 2012. Congress and Its Members. 13th Edition. (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

Lee, Frances E. "Individual and Partisan Activism on the Senate Floor" in From Delay to Dysfunction: The U.S. Senate, 1960-2010, ed. Burdett A. Loomis (Washington, DC: CQ Press).

McKenzie, Brian D. 2011. “Barack Obama, Jeremiah Wright and Public Opinion in the 2008 Presidential Primaries.” Political Psychology, 32 (6):1-19. (forthcoming)

Rouse, Stella and Bratton, Kathleen A. "Networks in the Legislative Arena: How Group Dynamics Affect
Cosponsorship." Legislative Studies Quarterly, Vol 45 (3):423-60.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. On Communism. The Fate of a Political Religion. Humanitas Publishing House, Bucharest, 2011 (in Romanian).

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. On the Revolutionary Year 1989. The Shipwreck of Utopia. Tirana, Albania (in Albanian).

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "Democracy and the Communist Past in Romania", chapter in Ronald F. Kig and Paul E. Sum, eds., Romania under Basescu: Aspirations, Achievements, and Frustrations during His First Presidential Term. Rowman and Littlefield, Lexington Books, 2011, pp. 21-30.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "Suspended," Review of James Mark, The Unfinished Revolution: Making Sense of the Communist Past in Central-Eastern Europe. Times Literary Supplement, August 12, 2011, p. 24

Uslaner, Ric. "Corruption and Inequality," CESifo DICE Report, Institute for Economic Research, Munich, Germany, 20-24.

Uslaner, Ric "Measuring Interpersonal Trust: In Defense of the Standard Question." In Fergus Lyon, Guido Möllering, Mark Sanders and Tally Hatzakis, eds. Handbook of Research Methods on Trust, (London: Edward Elgar Publishers, 2011).

Shechter, Benli M. "Why Bell Matters." Society, Vol. 48, No. 5, September 2011.

Spring 2011

Birnir, Jóhanna K. and Nil S. Satana. "Religion and Coalition Politics." Comparative Political Studies, Forthcoming.

Birnir, Jóhanna K. and David Waguespack. "Economic Policy and Relevant Ethnic Groups. Party Politics, March 2011.

Calvo, Ernesto. “Legislator Success in Committee: Gatekeeping Authority and the Loss of Majority Control” American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 55, No. 1, January 2011.

Calvo, Ernesto. “El rol de las comisiones permanents en las legislaturas de América Latina: un test del modelo informative de éxito legislative” Revista Latinoamericana de Politica Comparada.

Croco, Sarah with Paul Huth and Ben Appel. “Does International Law Promote the Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes? Evidence from the Study of Territorial Conflicts since 1945." APSR, forthcoming.

Calvo, Ernesto. “Centripetal and Centrifugal Incentives under Different Electoral Systems” American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 55, No. 1, January 2011.

Kathleen Cunningham. "Divide and Conquer or Divide and Concede: How Do States Respond to Internally Divided Separatists?", American Political Science Review 105(2): 275-297, May 2011.

Gimpel, James G., Frances E. Lee and Rebecca U. Thorpe, 2011. “The Wellsprings of Candidate Emergence: The Distinctive Origins of Statewide Candidates.”Political Geography (January).

Huth, Paul with Ben Appel and Natsuko Nicholls "When Is Domestic Political unrest Related to International Conflict? Diversionary Theory and Japanese Foreign Policy, 1890-1941." ISQ, December 2010.

Lee, Frances E and Eric Schickler. 2011. The Oxford Handbook of Congress (New York: Oxford University Press).

Oppenheimer, Joe. Principles of Politics: Propositions from Rational Choice Theory. Forthcoming.

Oppenheimer, Joe with Wendel and Frohlich, “Paradox Lost: Explaining and Modeling Seemingly Random Individual Behavior in Social Dilemmas” Journal of Theoretical Politics Volume 23 Issue 2, April 2011: pp. 165-187.

Rouse, Stella and Swers, Michele L. 2011. "Descriptive Representation : Understanding the Impact of Identity on Substantive Representation of Group Interests," in The Oxford Handbook of the American Congress, eds. Eric Schickler and Frances E. Lee, New York: Oxford University Press.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir, ed. Promises of 1968: Crisis, Illusion, Utopia. Central European University Press, 2011.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. The Anatomy of Resentment. Bucharest: Curtea Veche Publishing, 2010.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "Coming to Terms with a Traumatic Past: Reflections on Democracy, Atonement, and Memory." History of Communism in Europe, Vol. 1, No. 1.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir "In a Malaise", a review of Stephen Hanson's book "Post-Imperial Democracies" (Cambridge UP, 2010), in "Times Literary Supplement," April 1, 2011, p. 5.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir "Myths, Prejudices, and Stereotypes", a review of Andrei Oisteanu's book "Inventing the Jew" (Univ. of Nebraska Press, 2009), in "Society" Vol. 48, No. 1, January-February 2011, pp. 93-95.

Uslaner, Ric: Japanese translation of Corruption, Inequality, and the Rule of Law. Nippon Hyoron Sha (Press), Tokyo.

Uslaner, Ric “Trust, Diversity, and Segregation in the United States and the United Kingdom,” Comparative Sociology, v. 10 (2011), pp. 221-246. Expanded version in Masamichi Sasaki and Robert M. Marsh, eds., Trust: Comparative Perspectives. Leiden, the Netherlands: Brill Publishers.

Uslaner, Ric. “Segregation, Trust, and Minorities.” Ethnicities, v. 10 (2010).

Uslaner, Ric. “Tax Evasion, Corruption, and the Social Contract in Transition,” in James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, and Benno Torgler (eds.), Developing Alternative Frameworks for Explaining Tax Compliance (London: Routledge, 2010).

Uslaner, Ric. “Corruption,” in Michael Johnston, ed., Sage Library of Political Science: Public Sector Corruption, v. 3 (Los Angeles: Sage Publications, 2010).

Appel, Benjamin, Paul K. Huth, and Sarah E. Croco. 2011. "Does International Law Promote the Peaceful Settlement of International Disputes? Evidence from the Study of Territorial Conflicts since 1945" American Political Science Review. 105,2.

Brown, Jonathan N. and Marcum, Anthony S. "Avoiding Audience Costs: Domestic Political Accountability and Concessions in Crisis Diplomacy." Security Studies, Forthcoming.

Beevers, Michael D. (with Richard Matthew and Renard Sexton). 2010. Sierra Leone: Environment, Conflict and Peacebuilding Assessment. United Nations Environment Programme Technical Report. Geneva: UNEP.

Beevers, Michael D. Forthcoming May 2011. "Forest Resources and Peacebuilding: Preliminary Observations from Liberia and Sierra Leone." In High Value Natural Resources and Peacebuilding edited by Paivi Lujala and Siri Aas Rustad. London: Taylor and Francis.

Bramlett, Brittany and Yoder, Stephen “What Happens at the Journal Office Stays at the Journal Office: Assessing Journal Transparency and Record-Keeping Practices.” PS April 2011.

Shechter, Benli M. “In Memoriam: Daniel Bell (1919-2011): Why Bell Matters.” Society, Vol. 48, No. 4, July/August 2011 [Forthcoming].

Wallace, Jennifer. "Managing Forest Conflict in Asia: An Assessment of USAID's Strategies and Experience." Asian Journal of Environment and Disaster Management. Vol. 2, No. 1 (2010)

Fall 2010

Butterworth, Charles “Getting Islam Straight,” in Political Cultures and the Culture of Politics:  A Transatlantic Perspective, ed. Jürgen Gebhardt (Publications of the Bavarian-American Academy, vol. 9; Heidelberg).

Butterworth, Charles “Political Philosophy and Political Thought in the Medieval Arabic-Islamic Tradition of the Middle East,” in The Sage Handbook of Islamic Studies, ed. Akbar S. Ahmed and Tamara Sonn (Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications, 2010), 140-159.

Butterworth, Charles, “Early Thought,” in A Companion to Muslim Ethics, ed. Amyn Sajoo (Institute of Ismaili Studies Muslim Heritage Series; London: I.B. Tauris, 2010), 31-51.

Butterworth, Charles, adaptation of “Ethical and Political Philosophy,” in The Cambridge Companion to Arabic Philosophy, ed. Richard C. Taylor and Peter A. Adamson (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2005), 266-286.

Calvo, Ernesto and Timothy Hellwig. "Centripetal and Centrifugal Incentives under Different Electoral Systems." American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). (Forthcoming).

Calvo, Ernesto and Inaki Sagarzazu. "Legislator Success in Committee: Gatekeeping Authority and the Loss of Majority Control". American Journal of Political Science (AJPS). (Forthcoming).

Calvo, Ernesto and Katz, Gabriel, Michael Alvarez, Marcelo Escolar, Julia Pomares. "Assessing the Impact of Alternative Voting Technologies on Multi-party Elections: Design Features, Heuristic Processing and Voter Choice." Political Behavior. (Forthcoming).

Glass, Jim. "Romancing Sovereignty: Democracy and Its Discontents." Political Theory (October 2010).

Kastner, Scott, "Is China a status quo or revisionist state? Leadership travel abroad as an empirical indicator of foreign policy priorities" (with Phillip Saunders), forthcoming, International Studies Quarterly.

Lee, Frances. 2010. “Senate Deliberation and the Future of Congressional Power.” P.S.: Political Science and Politics (April).

Lee, Frances and Schickler, Eric, eds. The Oxford Handbook of Congress (New York: Oxford University Press). Forthcoming 2011.

Morris, Irwin.The American Presidency: An Analytical Approach.” 2010. Cambridge University Press.

Morris, Irwin.  “Explaining Presidential Greatness: The Roles of Peace and Prosperity?” With Jill Gloekler. 2010. Presidential Studies Quarterly.

Morris, Irwin, and M.V. Hood III and Quentin Kidd. 2010. “A Report on the Reintroduction of the Elephas maximus in the Southern United States: Explaining the Rise of Republican State Parties, 1960-2006—An Update.” in Controversies in Voting Behavior. 5th edition. Edited by David C. Kimball, Richard Niemi, and Herbert Weisberg. Washington, DC: CQ Press.

Oppenheimer, Joe, Stephen Wendel and Norman Frohlich. Paradox Lost: Explaining and Modeling Individual Behavior in Social Dilemmas. Journal of Theoretical Politics. (Forthcoming).

Pearson, Margaret. "Domestic Institutional Constraints on China's Leadership in East Asian Economic Cooperation Mechanisms," Journal of Contemporary China, vol 19 (66), July 2010.

Rouse, Stella M., Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, and James Garand. 2010. "Divided Loyalties? Understanding Variation in Latinos' Attitudes Toward Immigration." Social Science Quarterly, Vol 91, Issue 3, pp 856-882.

Rouse, Stella M., "Networks in the Legislative Arena: How Group Dynamics Affect Cosponsorship." With Kathleen A. Bratton in Legislative Studies Quarterly (Forthcoming).

Telhami, Shibley. "Do Arab Governments Want to See a Military Attack on Iran?" The National Interest.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir, "Histrionic Marxism: A Polemic with G. M. Tamas", Revista 22 (Bucharest), July 20, 2010

Tismaneanu, Vladimir, "In Memoriam Robert C. Tucker: Mentor, Political Scientis, Friend," Revista 22 (Bucharest), August 12, 2010.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir, "In Memoriam Tony Judt: A great Citizen of the Republic of Letters," Evenimentul Zilei (Bucharest), August 19, 2010

Uslaner, Ric, "Trust and the Economic Crisis of 2008," Corporate Reputation Review, v. 13 (Summer 2010), 98-109.

Uslaner, Ric, “Tax Evasion, Corruption, and the Social Contract in Transition,” in James Alm, Jorge Martinez-Vazquez, and Benno Torgler (eds.), Developing Alternative Frameworks for Explaining Tax Compliance (London: Routledge, 2010), pp. 206-225.

Ward, Ian, "Democracy After Secularism" Fall 2010, The Good Society.

Yoder, Stephen, and Brittany Bramlett. "What Happens at the Journal Office Stays at the Journal Office: Assessing Journal Transparency and Record Keeping Practices." PS: Political Science and Politics (Forthcoming).

Spring 2010

Alford, Fred. Narrative, Nature and the Natural Law: From  Aquinas to International Human Rights. New York. Palgrave Macmillan: 2010.

Birnir, Johanna K. (2010). "Where are the Disgruntled Voters? Testing the Voter-Parties Relationship Implication of the Cartel Party Model." Party Politics. Vol. 16(1):29-49.

Conca, Ken and Jennifer Wallace. "Environment and Peacebuilding in War-Torn Societies: Lessons from the UN Environment Programme's Experience with Postconflict Assessment," Global Governance Vol 15, No. 4 (Oct-Dec 2009), 485-504.

Butterworth, Charles. “Blinkered Politics: The US Approach to Arabs and Muslims,” in Citizenship, Security and Democracy: Muslim Engagement with the West, ed. Wanda Krause (London & Ankara: AMSS & SETA, 2009), 115-122 and 260-264.

Butterworth, Charles. “The Role of Rhetoric in Averroes’s Short Commentaries on Aristotle’s Logic,” in Literary and Philosophical Rhetoric in the Greek, Roman, Syriac and Arabic Worlds, ed. Frédérique Woerther (Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 2009), 185-196.

Butterworth, Charles. “Islamic Political Philosophy,” in Encyclopedia of Political Theory, ed. Mark Bevir (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2010).

Haufler, Virginia. "The Kimberley Process, Club Goods, and Public Enforcement of a Private Regime," in Prakash and Potoski, eds. Voluntary Programs: A Club Theory Perspective (MIT Press 2009)

Haufler, Virginia. "Transnational Actors and Global Environmental Governance," in Delmas and Young, eds. Governance for the Environment (Cambridge University Press 2009).

Lee, Frances E. 2010. “Senate Deliberation and the Future of Congressional Power.” P.S.: Political Science and Politics (April).

Ross, Ashley D., Stella M. Rouse, and Kathleen A. Bratton. 2010. "Latino Representation and Education: Pathways to Latino Student Performance." State Politics and Policy Quarterly, Issue 10, Volume 1.

Rouse, Stella M., Betina Cutaia Wilkinson, and James Garand. "Divided Loyalties? Understanding Variation in Latinos' Attitudes Toward Immigration." Forthcoming, September 2010 at Social Science Quarterly.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. On 1989. The Shipwreck of Utopia. Bucharest: Humanitas Publishing House, 2009.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. Stalinism Revisited: The Establishment of Communist Regimes in East-Central Europe. Budapest and New York: Central European University Press, 2009.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. Fantasies of Salvation: Democracy, Nationalism and Myth in Post-Communist Europe. Paperback, Princeton University Press, 2009.

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. "The Demise of Leninism and the Future of Liberal Values," pp. 221-242 in Costica Bradatan and Serguei Oushakine, eds., In Marx's Shadow: Knowledge, Power, and Intellectuals in Eastern Europe and Russia (Lanham: Lexington Books, 2010).

Tismaneanu, Vladimir. “A Faustian Pact,” book review, Times Literary Supplement, January 1, 2010, p. 10.

Uslaner, Eric. Corruption, Inequality, and the Rule of Law: The Bulging Pocket Makes the Easy Life: Paperback Edition. Cambridge: 2010.

Biggers, Daniel. "When Ballot Issues Matter: Social Issue Ballot Measures and Their Impact on Turnout." Political Behavior, Forthcoming.

Chomiak, Laryssa. "Elections in Ukraine signal important turn on the road to democracy." Op-Ed, Christian Science Monitor. January 18, 2010.

Creek, Heather M. and Kimberly A. Karnes. “Federalism and Election Law: Implementation Issues in Rural America” in The Journal of Federalism, pp.1-21.

Newton, Benjamin Patrick. "Thucydidean Answers to Nietzschean Questions: What is Religious?", in Polis: The Journal of the Society for Greek Political Thought, Volume 27 Issue 1. 2010.

Pinto, Rodrigo G. “Environmental Activism,” in Robert Denemark, ed., The International Studies Compendium Project (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2010).

Shechter, Benli M. "Review of Donald C. Hodges, Deep Republicanism: Prelude to Professionalism" in The Good Society, Volume 18, Number 2 2009: 69-72.

GVPT Updates

GVPT Internship Database

The October Newsletter is now online.

Fall 2014 Syllabi are now available.

Course listings for Fall 2014.

Fall 2014

September 2 Fall Semester begins

November 27-30 Thanksgiving recess

December 12 Last day of classes

December 13 Reading day

December 15-20 Final exams

Graduate Student News

View graduate student biographies and curricula vitae on the GVPT Graduate Student Website.

Congratulations to Kimberly Wilson who was awarded a 2013-14 Fulbright Grant for study in Taiwan.

Congratulations to Mary Kate Schneider, who was awarded a 2013-14 Fulbright Grant for study in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Congratulations to Jacqui Ignatov and
Jennie Wallace, who each won the Ann Wiley Dissertation Award

Congratulations to Chris Meserole, who won the BSOS Excellence in Teaching Award

Congratulations to Anne Fruge, Chris Meserole, and Joe Wantz,who each won a Center for Teaching Excellence Distinguished Teaching Assistant Recognition Award

Congratulations to Jesse Kirkpatrick, who won the Don C. Piper Award, and Bryan Gervais, who won the Conley Dillon Award and the Roger Davidson Award

Congratulations to Jatia Wrighten, whose poster won first place in the Education, Pedagogy, and Urban Studies category at the GRID conference

Congratulations to Roudabeh Kishi, who received a United States Institute of Peace’s Peace Scholarship

Congratulations to Darragh McNally, who won the Rude Wine Scholarship Award

Ping-Kuei Chen won a "Government Scholarship to Study Abroad (GSSA)" from the Taiwanese government

Alyssa Prorok has accepted a tenure track position at the University of Iowa and Bryan Gervais has accepted a tenure track position at the University of Texas at San Antonio. Nicholas Grossman has accepted a visiting position at the University of Iowa.

Undergraduate Student News

Congratulations to all of the GVPT undergrads who have received awards or scholarships this year!

5 GVPT Students win Boren Scholarships:

Joanne Angbazo (award to study Portuguese in Mozambique)

Molly Bernstein (award to study Arabic in Morocco)

Patrick Niceforo (award to study Korean in South Korea)

Esther Robinson (award to study Chinese in China)

Kelsey Tremble (award to study French and Wolof in Senegal)

2 GVPT Students win Winston Family University Honors Best Student Paper Awards:

Jessica Liu, Best Honors Research Paper.

Esther Lou Robinson, Best Honors Thesis

GVPT Student wins Advocate for Equity Award

Joseph Ehrenkrantz, for outstanding membership in the Rainbow Terrapin Network.