DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT
FOR JULY 1, 2005 TO JUNE 30, 2006
“The Emergence and Submergence of Women in the Political Discourse of Arab Nationalists and Islamists,” Journal of
Middle EastWomen’s Studies, vol. 2, no. 2 (June 2006): 8-34.
“A just war, or just another of Tony Blair’s wars?’ in A. Bartholemew (ed), Empire’s Law, (
“Continuity and Discontinuity in the
“Contemporary Debates about the
“State Constitutions,” in Joseph R. Marbach,
Ellis Katz, and Troy E. Smith, eds., Federalism in America: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (
C. Heckelman) “The Anti-Tobacco Movement in the
Progressive Era: A Case Study of Direct Democracy in
“Strengthening the Political Safeguards of
Federalism: The Fate of Recent Federalism Legislation in the
"Global Citizenship Anyone? Cosmopolitanism, Privilege and Public Opinion," Global Society, Vol. 19. No. 4, (October 2005): 331-359.
“Political Issues in 2004” in Kennedy and Botteron eds.,
“A User’s Guide to Guided
and the Pakistani Military Governance Paradigm” in Kennedy and Botteron eds.,
“Pakistan 2005: Surviving Domestic and International Tremors” Asian Survey Vol. 46, no. 1 (January 2006): pp. 125-131.
“Party Politics,” Special issue
on “Elections 2004 in the Republic of China on
Review of Dangerous Strait: The
US-Taiwan-China Crisis (Nancy Bernkopf Tucker,
Dangerous Sanctuaries: Refugee Camps, Civil War, and the Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2005).
“Democracia representativa y efectividad institucional: Modelos y prácticas en la América Latina contemporánea”, in Carlos Waisman, Raanan Rein and Ander Gurrutxaga Abad, eds. Transiciones de la dictadura a la democracia: los casos de España y América Latina, (Bilbao: Euskal Erriko Unibertsitatea - Universidad del País Vasco, 2005): 203-230.
“La costruzione della democrazia in Europa”, in Alfredo Alessandri and Carlo Rossetti, Andrea Borri. Una politica nuova. (Atti del convegno internazionale di studi, Universita degli studi di Parma, Italy, 2005): 37-44 (in Italian).
(with Leandro Kierszenbaum) “The intellectuals and the discourse of human-rights: The experience of the Southern Cone”, Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, vol. 16 no. 2: 5-36 (in Spanish).
“Democracy in Latin America: The ‘Only
Game in Town’?” in Eliezer Ben-Rafael and Yitzhak
Sternberg, eds. Comparing Modernities: Pluralism Versus Homogeneity,
Bosmat Yefet-Avshalom) “A
Discourse on Trial: The Promotion of Human-Rights and the Prosecution of Sa‘ad Eddin Ibrahim
“Human Agency and the Patterned
Construction of Meaning and Power” (invited comment). Erwägen Wissen Ethik/ Deliberation
Knowledge Ethics (
“Political Recruitment, Candidate
Selection, and the Performance of Democratic Regimes,” in Cesar Arias and
Beatriz Ramacciotti. (eds.) Presidencialismo
y el parlamentarismo en América
“Party and Social Structure,” in Richard
Katz and William Crotty (eds.) Handbook of Political Parties (
(with John Carey) “Insurance for Good Losers and the Survival of Chile’s Concertación” Latin American Politics and Society 47:2 (Summer 2005): 1-22.
“Los peligros de la ingeniería electoral (y de predecir sus efectos)” Política, 45 (Spring 2005): 9-28.
(with A. Sazai) Exile and Interpretation: Popper’s Re-Invention of the History of European Political Thought,”The Journal of Political Ideologies (June, 2006).
articles on Erich Honecker and Egon
Krenz in: Frank J. Coppa,
ed., Encyclopedia of Modern Dictators. From Napoleon to the Present. (
“When Discourse Trumps Policy:
Transitional Justice in Unified
Paper: “Historical and Intellectual Antecedents to the Kifaya Movement.” The World
Congress for Middle East Studies,
Paper: “Islam in Arab Nationalist Thought: Tension, Accommodation and
Transformation.” The American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies annual
Framings and Missed
Nationalist-Islamist Conferences.” Middle East Studies Association annual meeting,
Paper: “Re-Imagining the Umma: The Status of Non-Muslims in Islamic Reformist
for Political Theory Annual Meeting,
Paper: (with Sarah Oettinger) “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Gender
Dimensions of Treasury Policy under New Labour.”
Paper: “The Origins of Criminal
Disenfranchisement Provisions in the
Discussant: “The Origins of Adequacy
Legislation.” Conference on “Adequacy Lawsuits: Their Growing Impact on
Paper: “Operationalizing ‘Soft’ Power.” The 2006 MPSA National
Paper: (with Russell Lucas). “Identity
and Arab Public Opinion on Foreign Relations.” The 2006 MPSA National Meeting,
“Roundtable on Cross-National Public Opinion Research.” The 2006 MPSA National Meeting,
Presented with Jill J. McMillan,
Co-author: “Contexts for
Deliberation: Experimenting with
Democracy in the Classroom, On Campus, and in the Community.” Meeting on Deliberative
Democracy and Higher Education.
Conference Organizer: “Building Administrative Capacity in
Presentation: “Globalization and Higher Education in
Presentation: “Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance and
Higher Education in
Board meetings –
AIBS and AIPS: Wisconsin
Paper: “If You Build It, They Will Come?
Paper: “International Relations Theory and
Paper: “Learning and Instruction in Higher Education
Paper: “A Study of International Journal Ranking in
Political Science.” Institute of International Relations,
Paper: “Collective Action and
“Rival/Enemy/Hegemon: US Security Discourses on
panelist: “Asian Security Facing
Hegemony: nationalism, Immigration, and Humanity.” Symposium,
Paper: “Refugee Militarization and the Risks of Return.” Workshop on “Reintegration of Refugee Warriors,” sponsored by the
Peace Research Institute of Oslo.
Paper: “Refugees and Threats to International
Security.” Annual meeting of the International Studies
Panel Discussant: “Humanitarian
Dilemmas.” Annual meeting of the International Studies
Paper: “Political Exile and Authoritarian Politics: The Formation and Transformation of Latin American Ground Rules.” CEDINCI (Centro de Documentación e Investigación de la Cultura de Izquierdas en Argentina), Buenos Aires, conference on Political Exiles of Argentina and Latin America. Buenos Aires, August 2005.
Paper: “Tracing Jewish-Argentinean exiles in public and private archives.” University of Sao Paulo, international workshop on Intolerance, Human Rights and Secret Archives, Sao Paulo, Brazil, August 2005.
Paper: “Explaining State Resistance to No Child Left
Behind: A Preliminary Analysis.” The 2006
Midwest Political Science Association Meeting,
Paper: “Las Elecciones Chilenas de 2005-2006: Elecciones Revolucionarias o Continuidad Política." The Symposium, América Latina 2006: Balance de un año de elecciones, sponsored by the Centro de Estudios Políticos y Constitucionales and the Fundación Carolina, Madrid, Spain, May 29-30, 2006.
Political Stability and the 2005 Elections.”
Paper, (with Bonnie Field) “Internal Party Rules and
Candidate Selection in Democratizing Countries.” The XXVIth
International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in
Discussant: “Micro and Marco Foundations of Elections in
Latin America.” The XXVIth International Congress of
the Latin American Studies Association in
Smith, Kathy B.
Paper: “Breaking Out: Service-learning in International Settings.“ American Political Science Association Conference on Teaching and Learning, Washington, DC, February 2006.
Paper: “English Idealism and the Refutation of Utilitarianism,” Idealism Today,
Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies
Editorial Board, Historical Materialism
Editorial Board, The Socialist Register
Editorial Board, Journal of British Politics
Editorial Board, Publius: The Journal of Federalism
Co-editor, Annual Review of American Federalism Issue, Publius: The Journal of Fedralism
Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (
Manuscript reviewer for journals and university presses.
Member Board of Trustees, American
Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of
Member, Kashmir Study Group
Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science
Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies
Papel Politico (
Bulletin of Latin American Research (
Estudios interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe (EIAL), member of the International Editorial Board, since January 2006.
Part of the international advisory panel of proposals for the joint Brazilian-Argentinean program of Academic development in the humanities and social sciences (through the National Agency of Scientific and Technological Development of Argentina), 2005
Evaluator of research proposal for the US National Science Foundation, Spring 2006.
Evaluator of research proposal for the Israel Science Foundation, Spring 2006.
Evaluator of article manuscripts for the journals “Comparative Politics” and “Politics and Policy”
Evaluator of book manuscript entitled ‘When Was Latin
America Modern?” for Palgrave-Macmillan editorial house (
Contributing Editor, The Handbook of Latin American Studies, Hispanic Division, The
Library of Congress (2003-present).
Editorial Board, Revista de Ciencia Política (Chile) (2003-present)
Editorial Board, Politica (
Project Evaluator, Chilean National Research Council. (CONICYT). Evaluation of
candidates and projects for funding by the Council in the area of Political Science (1994-
Chair, Best Paper Award Committee, Political Institutions Section, Latin American
Consultant, World Book Encyclopedia. (2005-present)
Consultant, Harcourt Brace Publisher
Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Publishers
Contributor, Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture
Book review editor, Utilitas
Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies
John Stuart Mill Bicentennial Conference,
Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review
Member, Nomination Committee, German Studies Association
$ 18,250 “Modern Arab Political Thought and Ideologies.” Fulbright.
$ 45,000 “Exile and Interpretation.” Murphy Institute, Center for Ethics and
$ 1,609 “Exile and Interpretation.” Small Grant Research Award, American
Political Science Association.
Donald Schoonmaker Award for Community Service, April 2006.
Award for Building Social Capital.