DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

 

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2005 TO JUNE 30, 2006

 

I.                    Publications, Performances, Exhibits

II.                 Papers and Presentations

III.               Editorships, Offices, and Consultancies

IV.              External Grants Received

V.                 Awards

I:  Publications, Performances, Exhibits

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

“The Emergence and Submergence of Women in the Political Discourse of Arab Nationalists and Islamists,” Journal of Middle East Women’s Studies, vol. 2, no. 2 (June 2006): 8-34.

 

Coates, David

 

“A just war, or just another of Tony Blair’s wars?’ in A. Bartholemew (ed), Empire’s Law, (London, Pluto Press, 2006): 282-97.

 

“Continuity and Discontinuity in the Building of Industrial Relations Systems”, Labor History, vol. 47, no. 2, (May 2006): 235-240.

 

Dinan, John

 

The American State Constitutional Tradition (Lawrence: University Press of Kansas,

2006).

 

The Virginia State Constitution: A Reference Guide (Westport, Conn.: Praeger Publishers, 2006).

 

“Contemporary Debates about the U.S. Presidency and Congress: The Electoral College, Legislative Gerrymandering, and Enumerated Powers,” in Raoul Blindenbacher and Abigail Ostien, eds., Dialogues on Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Governance in Federal Countries (Forum of Federations, 2006): 35-38.

 

“State Constitutions,” in Joseph R. Marbach, Ellis Katz, and Troy E. Smith, eds., Federalism in America: An Encyclopedia, 2 vols. (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2006), 2: 588-593.

 

(with Jac C. Heckelman) “The Anti-Tobacco Movement in the Progressive Era: A Case Study of Direct Democracy in Oregon,” Explorations in Economic History, 42, (October 2005): 529-546.

 

 “Strengthening the Political Safeguards of Federalism: The Fate of Recent Federalism Legislation in the U.S. Congress,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 34, (Summer 2004): 55-83.

Furia, Peter

 

"Global Citizenship Anyone?  Cosmopolitanism, Privilege and Public Opinion," Global Society, Vol. 19. No. 4, (October 2005): 331-359.

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

(with Cynthia Botteron) Pakistan: 2005 (Karachi:  Oxford University Press, 2006).

 

 “Political Issues in 2004” in Kennedy and Botteron eds., Pakistan: 2005 (Karachi:  Oxford University Press, 2006): 1-11.

 

“A User’s Guide to Guided Democracy:  Musharraf and the Pakistani Military Governance Paradigm” in Kennedy and Botteron eds., Pakistan: 2005 (Karachi:  Oxford University Press, 2006): 120-157.

 

“Pakistan 2005:  Surviving Domestic and International Tremors” Asian Survey Vol. 46, no. 1 (January 2006): pp. 125-131.

 

Pakistan’s Superior Courts and the Prohibition of Riba” in Ghazala Irfan ed., Ethics, Values & Society: Social Transformation in Pakistan (Karachi: Oxford University Press, 2006):  230-240.

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

“Party Politics,” Special issue on “Elections 2004 in the Republic of China on Taiwan,” American Journal of Chinese Studies, (June 2005): 167-168.

 

Book Review of Dangerous Strait: The US-Taiwan-China Crisis (Nancy Bernkopf Tucker, ed. Columbia University Press. 2005), Pacific Affairs, 78(3), (Fall 2005):  474-475.

 

Lischer, Sarah

 

Dangerous Sanctuaries: Refugee Camps, Civil War, and the Dilemmas of Humanitarian Aid (Ithaca, NY:  Cornell University Press, 2005).

 

Roniger, Luis

 

“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, (Leiden and Boston: Brill Academic Publishers, 2006): 553-580.

 

(with Bosmat Yefet-Avshalom) “A Discourse on Trial: The Promotion of Human-Rights and the Prosecution of Sa‘ad Eddin Ibrahim in Egypt”, Journal of Human Rights, vol. 5 no. 2 (2006): 185-204.

 

“Human Agency and the Patterned Construction of Meaning and Power” (invited comment). Erwägen Wissen Ethik/ Deliberation Knowledge Ethics (Stuttgart, Germany, 2006).

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

“Political Recruitment, Candidate Selection, and the Performance of Democratic Regimes,” in Cesar Arias and Beatriz Ramacciotti. (eds.) Presidencialismo y el parlamentarismo en América Latina (Washington DC: The Organization of American States, 2005): 117-125

 

“Party and Social Structure,” in Richard Katz and William Crotty (eds.) Handbook of Political Parties (London: Sage, 2005): 359-370.

 

Chile: The Unexpected (and Expected) Consequences of Electoral Engineering,” in Michael Gallagher and Paul Mitchell (eds.) The Politics of Electoral Systems (London: Oxford University Press,  2005): 433-452.

 

(with John Carey) “Insurance for Good Losers and the Survival of Chile’s ConcertaciónLatin 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.  

 

Chile: Political Economy,” Handbook of Latin American Studies, Washington, DC:  The Library of Congress (Vol. 61: Spring 2006):  549-554

 

Weinstein, David

 

(with A. Sazai) Exile and Interpretation: Popper’s Re-Invention of the History of European Political Thought,”The Journal of Political Ideologies (June, 2006). 

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Encyclopedia articles on Erich Honecker and Egon Krenz in: Frank J. Coppa, ed., Encyclopedia of Modern Dictators. From Napoleon to the Present. (New York: Peter Lang, 2006): 111-113 and 149-151.

 

“When Discourse Trumps Policy: Transitional Justice in Unified Germany,” German Politics, vol. 15, no. 2 (June 2006): 137-152.

 

II:  Papers and Presentations

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Paper: “Historical and Intellectual Antecedents to the Kifaya Movement.”  The World

Congress for Middle East Studies, Amman, Jordan, June 2006.

 

Paper:  “Islam in Arab Nationalist Thought: Tension, Accommodation and

Transformation.”  The American Council for the Study of Islamic Societies annual

Meeting, Philadelphia, PA,  April 7-8, 2006.

 

Paper: “Weak Framings and Missed Opportunity Structures: Democracy in the

Nationalist-Islamist Conferences.” Middle East Studies Association annual meeting,

Washington, November 2005. 

 

Paper:  “Re-Imagining the Umma: The Status of Non-Muslims in Islamic Reformist

Thought.”  Association for Political Theory Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, October

2005.

 

Coates, David

 

Paper: (with Sarah Oettinger) “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Gender Dimensions of Treasury Policy under New Labour.” University of Manchester, May 2006.

 

Dinan, John

 

Paper: “The Origins of Criminal Disenfranchisement Provisions in the U.S.: An Examination of the State Constitutional Convention Debates.” Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., September 2005.

 

Discussant: “The Origins of Adequacy Legislation.” Conference on “Adequacy Lawsuits: Their Growing Impact on American Education,” J.F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University, October, 2005.

 

Furia, Peter

 

Paper:  Operationalizing ‘Soft’ Power.” The 2006 MPSA National Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2006.

 

Paper: (with Russell Lucas). “Identity and Arab Public Opinion on Foreign Relations.”  The 2006 MPSA National Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2006.

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Roundtable presentation:  “Roundtable on Cross-National Public Opinion Research.”  The 2006 MPSA National Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 2006.

 

Harriger, Katy

 

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.  Kettering Foundation, Dayton, OH.  May 25, 2006.

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Conference Organizer: “Building Administrative Capacity in Bangladesh Institutions of Higher Education.”  Workshop sponsored by US Department of State (ECA).  Bangladesh Public Administrative Training Centre, Savar Bangladesh.  May 20-26, 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Globalization and Higher Education in Bangladesh.” Workshop sponsored by US Department of State (ECA).  Bangladesh Public Administrative Training Centre, Savar Bangladesh.  May 20-26, 2006.

 

Presentation:  “Academic Freedom and Faculty Governance and Higher Education in Bangladesh.” Workshop sponsored by US Department of State (ECA).  Bangladesh Public Administrative Training Centre, Savar Bangladesh.  May 20-26, 2006.

 

Presentation: Pakistan-US Relations – Political Dimensions” Critical Engagement:  Pakistan and US Relations.  Harvard University,  Asia Center.  Cambridge, Mass. February 24, 2006.

 

Board meetings – AIBS and AIPS:  Wisconsin Conference on South Asia, 34th Annual conference.  University of Wisconsin, Madison October  7-8, 2005.

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Paper:  “If You Build It, They Will Come? Taiwan’s Identity Politics.” Academia Sinica, Taipei, June 1, 2006.

 

Paper:  “International Relations Theory and Taiwan’s Foreign Policy.” Chung-Hsing University and Tunghai University, Taichung, Taiwan, May 11, 2006.

 

Paper:  “Learning and Instruction in Higher Education in the US.” National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, March 15, 2006.

 

Paper:  “A Study of International Journal Ranking in Political Science.” Institute of International Relations, National Chengchi University, Taipei, May 6, 2006.

 

Paper:  “Collective Action and Taiwan Politics.” National Sun Yat-Sen University, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, December 16, 2005.

 

Discussant: “Rival/Enemy/Hegemon: US Security Discourses on China.” Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 2, 2006.

 

Roundtable panelist:  “Asian Security Facing Hegemony: nationalism, Immigration, and Humanity.” Symposium, Kaohsiung, Taiwan, June 2, 2006.

 

Discussant:  Taiwan and Cross-Strait Relations.” Association of Chinese Political Studies, San Francisco State University, July 30-31, 2005.

 

Lischer, Sarah

 

Paper:  “War, Displacement, and the Recruitment of Child Soldiers.” Workshop on “Building Knowledge about Children in Armed Conflict” sponsored by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo and the Ford Institute for Human Security, University of Pittsburg. Oslo, Norway, June 1-3, 2006.

 

Paper: “Refugee Militarization and the Risks of Return.” Workshop on “Reintegration of Refugee Warriors,” sponsored by the Peace Research Institute of Oslo. Oslo, Norway, May 31, 2006.

 

Presentation:  “NGOs, Neutrality, and Casualties.” Conference on “Casualties and Warfare” sponsored by the Triangle Institute of Security Studies at Duke University, Durham, NC. Feb. 17-18, 2006.

 

Paper:  “The Politics of Humanitarian Action During Civil War.” Annual meeting of the International Studies Association. San Diego, CA, March 22-25, 2006.

 

Paper:  “Refugees and Threats to International Security.” Annual meeting of the International Studies Association. San Diego, CA, March 22-25, 2006.

 

Panel Discussant: “Humanitarian Dilemmas.” Annual meeting of the International Studies Association. San Diego, CA, March 22-25, 2006.

 

Faculty discussant, . Sixth Annual “New Faces in International Security” conference. Sponsored by the Triangle Institute for Security Studies, Duke University, Sept. 8-9, 2005.

 

Paper:  “Conflict-Induced Displacement: Implications for International Security.” Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association. Washington, DC, Sept. 1-4, 2005.

 

Roniger, Luis

 

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.

 

Shelly, Bryan

 

Paper:  “Explaining State Resistance to No Child Left Behind:  A Preliminary Analysis.” The 2006 Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 20-23.

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

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.

 

Paper:  “Chilean Political Stability and the 2005 Elections.”  U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, Latin American Division, November 4, 2005.

 

Paper,  (with Bonnie Field) “Internal Party Rules and Candidate Selection in Democratizing Countries.” The XXVIth International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 15-18, 2006.

 

Discussant:  “Micro and Marco Foundations of Elections in Latin America.” The XXVIth International Congress of the Latin American Studies Association in San Juan, Puerto Rico, March 15-18, 2006.

 

Smith, Kathy B.

 

Paper:  Breaking Out: Service-learning in International Settings.“  American Political Science Association Conference on Teaching and Learning, Washington, DC, February 2006.

 

Weinstein, David

Paper:  “The “Strange Tangles” of Mill’s “Moral Almanack,” The John Stuart Mill Bicentennial Conference, 1806-2006, University College London, April, 2006.

Paper: “Bradley’s Rejection of Utilitarianism,” 8th Conference of the International Society for Utilitarian Studies, Dartmouth College, August, 2005.

 

Paper:  “English Idealism and the Refutation of Utilitarianism,” Idealism Today,

Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, July, 2005.

 

III:  Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies

 

Coates, David

 

Editorial  Board, Historical Materialism

 

Editorial Board, The Socialist Register

 

Editorial Board, Journal of British Politics

 

Dinan, John

 

Editorial Board, Publius:  The Journal of Federalism

 

Co-editor, Annual Review of American Federalism Issue, Publius:  The Journal of Fedralism

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (Washington DC).

 

Manuscript reviewer for journals and university presses.

 

Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of Pakistan Studies

 

Member Board of  Trustees, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies

 

Past-President, North Carolina Council of the American Association of University Professors

 

Member, Kashmir Study Group

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

 Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science

 

Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies

 

Roniger, Luis

 

Papel Politico (Colombia), member of editorial committee

 

Megamot (Israel), member of editorial committee

 

Araucaria (Spain), member of editorial committee

 

Bulletin of Latin American Research (United Kingdom), member of the International Advisory Board, since September 2005.

 

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 (New York), March 2006.

 

Peter Siavelis

 

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 (Chile) (2006-present).

 

Project Evaluator, Chilean National Research Council.  (CONICYT). Evaluation of

candidates and projects for funding by the Council in the area of Political Science (1994-

present).

 

Chair, Best Paper Award Committee, Political Institutions Section, Latin American

Studies Association.

 

Consultant, World Book Encyclopedia. (2005-present)

 

Consultant, Harcourt Brace Publisher

 

Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Publishers

 

Contributor, Encyclopedia of Latin American History and Culture

 

Weinstein, David

 

Book review editor, Utilitas

 

Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies

 

Organizing Committee, John Stuart Mill Bicentennial Conference, London, UK, April 2006

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review

 

Member, Nomination Committee, German Studies Association

 

IV:  External Grants Received

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

$ 18,250          “Modern Arab Political Thought and Ideologies.” Fulbright.

 

Weinstein, David

 

$ 45,000          “Exile and Interpretation.”  Murphy Institute, Center for Ethics and

                        Public Affairs, Tulane University.

 

$ 1,609            “Exile and Interpretation.”  Small Grant Research Award, American

                        Political Science Association.

 

V.  Awards

 

Harriger, Katy

 

Donald Schoonmaker Award for Community Service, April 2006.

 

ECHO Award for Building Social Capital.  Winston-Salem Foundation, May 2006.