DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE

FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT

FOR JULY 1, 2006 TO JUNE 30, 2007

 

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

 

Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Transcultural Possibilities

(Syracuse University Press, 2006).

 

“The Egyptian Movement for Change: Intellectual Antecedents and Generational

 Conflicts.” Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, 1:1 (June 2007), pp. 69-88.

 

“Between Athens and Jerusalem (or Mecca): A Journey with Dallmayr, Strauss, Ibn

 Rushd, and Jabiri,” in Letting Be: Fred Dallmayr’s Cosmopolitical Vision, ed. Stephen F.

 Schneck (University of Notre Dame Press, 2006), pp. 167-82.

 

Coates, David

 

(with Sarah Oettinger) “Two Steps Forward, One Step Back: The Gender Dimensions of Treasury Policy under New Labour”’, in C. Annersley et al., (eds.) Women and New Labour (Polity Press, 2007).

 

Dinan, John

 

United States of America,” in Katy Le Roy and Cheryl Saunders, eds., Legislative, Executive, and Judicial Governance in Federal Countries (Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2006), pp. 316-343

 

John Dinan and Dale Krane, “The State of American Federalism 2005: Federalism Resurfaces in the Political Debate,” Publius: The Journal of Federalism 36 (Summer 2006), pp. 327-374

 

U.S. State Capitols Take on Policy Making,” Federations 5 (Oct./Nov. 2006), pp. 27-29

 

“State Constitutional Developments in 2005,” in The Book of the States, 2006, vol. 38 (Lexington, KY: Council of State Governments, 2006), pp. 3-8

 

Jac C. Heckelman and John J. Dinan, “Voting on Voting with the Feet: A Cross-county Analysis of the Tennessee Popular Referendum to Secede from the Union,” Constitutional Political Economy 18 (June 2007), pp. 83-97

 

 

Furia, Peter

 

(with Russell Lucas), "Determinants of Arab Opinion on Foreign Relations," International Studies Quarterly.  50.3 (September 2006), pp. 585-605.

 

Harriger, Katy

 

Co-authored with Jill McMillan.  Speaking of Politics:  Preparing College Students for Democratic Citizenship Through Deliberative Dialogue (Kettering Foundation Press, 2007).

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

“Luftfahrt(Aviation), China. Ein Lexikon zu Geographie und Wirtschaft, ed. Brunhild Staiger, Stefan Friedrich and Hans-Will Schutte (Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft WBG Wissenverbindet, 2006), pp. 189-190.

 

Lischer, Sarah

 

“Military Intervention and the Humanitarian ‘Force Multiplier.’” Global Governance, 13, 1 (Jan.-Mar. 2007), pp. 99-118.

 

“Winning Hearts and Minds in the Horn of Africa: Humanitarian Aid in the War on Terror.” Harvard International Review, www.harvardir.org.  March 2007.

 

Roniger, Luis

 

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

 

“Human Agency and the Patterned Construction of Meaning and Power” (invited comment on article on ‘Culture and Power. A Comparative Civilizational Analysis’ by SN Eisenstadt), in the German journal Erwägen Wissen Ethik/ Deliberation Knowledge Ethics (Stuttgart), vol. 17 no. 1 (2006), pp. 62-64.

 

“Citizenship in Latin America: New Works and Debates”. Citizenship Studies, vol. 10 no. 4 (2006), pp. 489-502.

 

“Incertidumbres colectivas. Identidades personales. Una visión desde las ciencias sociales”, pp. 102-111 in Judit Bokser Liwerant and Felipe Pozo, eds. El conflicto en el Medio Oriente. Entre la guerra y la paz, (Mexico DF: Universidad Hebraica, 2006).

“Memoria abierta: Las democracias del Cono Sur frente al legado de las violaciones de derechos humanos”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, pp. 159-197 in Maria Rosaria Stabili, ed. Entre historias y memorias. Los desafios metodologicos del legado reciente de America Latina.  (Madrid and Frankfurt: AHILA-Iberoamericana-Vervuert, 2007). 

 

“Un extraño sitio de exilio para la izquierda argentina: Israel en los años ‘70”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, in Pablo Yankelevich and Silvina Jensen, eds. Exilios. Destinos y experiencias bajo la dictadura militar. (Buenos Aires: Ediciones del Zorzal, 2007).

 

“El desarrollo del legado de las violaciones de los derechos humanos: A 30 años del golpe de 1976”, co-authored with Mario Sznajder, in Clara E. Lida, Horacio Crespo and Pablo Yankelevich eds. Argentina 1976. Estudios en torn al golpe de Estado a 30 años del golpe, to be published in Mexico by the Colegio de México, May-June 2007.

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

“How New is Bachelet’s Chile?” Current History 106: 697 (February 2007), pp. 70-76.

 

“Electoral Reform Doesn’t Matter—or Does it?: A Moderate PR System for Chile

 Revista de Ciencia Política  26:1 (2006), pp.  216-225.

 

“Accommodating Informal Institutions and Democracy in Chile,” in Gretchen Helmke

 and Steven Levitsky (eds.), Informal Institutions and Democracy: Lessons from Latin

 America. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006), pp.  33-55.

 

(with John Carey) “Insurance for Good Losers and the End of the Concertación,” in

 Gretchen Helmke and Steven Levitsky (eds.), Informal Institutions and Democracy:

Lessons from Latin America. (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006), pp.

 160-178.

 

Book  Review of The Pinochet Effect: Transnational Justice in the Age of Human

Rights, (Naomi Roht-Arriaza, Philadelphia:  University of Pennsylvania Press),

 Review of Politics, 68:2 (Spring 2006), pp. 334-336.

 

 

Weinstein, David

 

Book Review of Alberto de Sanctis, The Puritan Democracy of Thomas Hill Green, in Victorian Studies, Spring 2007

 

Book Review of George Klosko, Democratic Procedures and Liberal Consensus, in The Review of Politics 68 (June 2006), pp. 506-507.

 

 

Welsh, Helga

 

(with Konrad H. Jarausch) editor, Two Germanies (1961-1989), Vol. 9: German History in Documents and Images. Washington, DC: German Historical Institute (electronic document; German and English) http://germanhistorydocs.ghi-dc.org/section.cfm?section_id=15

 

Book chapter, “Germany: The Berlin Republic Still in Transition,” in: Ronald Tiersky

and Erik Jones, eds., Europe Today. A Twenty-First Century Introduction. (Lanham:

Rowman & Littlefield, 2007), pp. 91-125

 

 

II:  Papers and Presentations

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Paper:  “From Liberal Moments to Seeing Like States: The Development of High

Modernist Ideology in the Arab Revolutionary Generation,” presented at the workshop on

“Political Opposition and Authoritarian Rule: State-Society Relations in the Middle East

and North Africa,” Mediterranean Programme of the Robert Schuman Centre for

Advanced Studies, European University Institute, Florence, Italy,  March 2007.

 

Paper:   Arabic Thought after Hourani’s Liberal Age: The First Generation Post-

Independence,”   presented at the Association for Political Theory annual meeting,

Bloomington, IN, October 2006.

 

Paper:  “Between Athens and Jerusalem (or Mecca): A Journey with Dallmayr, Strauss,

Ibn Rushd, and Jabiri,“ presented at the American Political Science Association annual

meeting, Philadelphia,  PA, September 2006.

 

Dinan, John

 

Paper: “Patterns of Subnational Constitution-Making in Federal Countries,” presented at the World Congress of the International Association of Constitutional Law, Athens, Greece, June 2007

 

Paper: “Court-constraining Amendments and the State Constitutional Tradition,” presented as the Annual State Constitutional Law Lecture at the Center for State Constitutional Studies, Rutgers University, February 2007

 

Paper: “The Meaning and Development of State Constitutional Education Clauses,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 2006

 

Paper: “The U.S. Congress and the Protection of Rights,” presented at an International Conference on Legislatures and the Protection of Human Rights, sponsored by the University of Melbourne School of Law, Center for Comparative Constitutional Studies, Melbourne, Australia, July 2006

 

Paper: “The Meaning of the Education Clauses in American State Constitutions” presented at the 2006 Policy History Conference, Charlottesville, VA, June 2006

 

Discussant: “Struggles over Property, Takings, and the Environment in the Courts,” panel at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 2006

 

Furia, Peter

 

Paper:  "Is Adam Smith a Cosmopolitan?," Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, September 2006.

 

Harriger, Katy

 

Presenter and Participant: “Experimenting with Deliberative Democracy on One College Campus.”  Network Gathering of The Democracy Imperative:  Mobilizing Higher Education to Strengthen Dialogue and Deliberation.   University of New Hampshire, Portsmouth, NH, June 3-6, 2007. 

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Consultant and participant:  “Pakistan Responses to US Policy choices and pre-election dynamics”  Centra Associates, Arlington, VA, April 26-7, 2007.

 

AIBS meetings and roundtable discussant, Association for Asian Studies 58th Annual meeting, Boston, MA, March 23-26, 2007.

 

Presentation:  “The US in the Middle East”  Center for Global Business, University of North Carolina, Greensboro, April 5, 2007.

 

Paper: “Social Entrepreneurship:  Some Gandhian Considerations”  Centre for Social Initiative Management Hyderabad, India, May 31, 2006.

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

Discussant:  “Political Deadlock and Policy Paralysis in a New Democracy,” US-Taiwan-

European Conference on “Taiwan’s Democracy and Future,” Atlanta, April 13-14, 2007.

 

Discussant:   Taiwan’s Constitutional Debate,” US-Taiwan-European Conference on

“Taiwan’s Democracy and Future,” Atlanta, April 13-14, 2007.

 

Paper:  China’s Rise and Its Implications,” University of North Carolina, Greensboro,

February 28, 2007.

 

Paper:  “The Greening of the Brass: Taiwan’s Civil-Military Relations since 2000,”

Northeastern Political Science Association, Boston, November 9-11, 2006.

 

Discussant:  Taiwan’s Democratization in Comparative Perspectives: Theory and Case,”

American Political Science Association, Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 31-

September 2, 2006.

 

Paper:  “Public Policy Making: A Case Study of National Security Policy,” Advanced

Public Policy and Management Program, School of Social Sciences, National Sun Yat-

sen University, Taiwan, July 22, 2006.

 

Lischer, Sarah

 

Paper:  “Armed Social Work in the Horn of Africa,” workshop on “Aid, Security, and Civil Society in the Post 9/11 Context” sponsored by the London School of Economics, London, UK, June 27-29, 2007.

 

Paper:  “Humanitarian Nightmares and Political Realities: The Role of Refugees in International Security.” Presented at the conference “Migration, International Relations, and the Evolution of World Politics” sponsored by the Center for Globalization and Governance, Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, Princeton University. March 16-17, 2007.

 

Revised Paper:  “War, Displacement, and the Recruitment of Child Soldiers.” Presented at the follow-up 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. Pittsburg, PA, September 15-17, 2006.

 

Roniger, Luis

 

Papers: “Political exile and Authoritarian Politics: The Formation and Transformation of Latin American Ground Rules” and “Presidential Exile on a Continental Basis: Assessing Authoritarian Politics in Latin America,” International Political Science Association 2006 World Congress. Co-organizer and co-chair of panel on political exiles and participant in panel on democratization in Latin America, Fukuoka, Japan, July 2006.

 

Lectures: On the conflict in the Middle East and the war in Lebanon. Colegio de México, UNAM - Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México and Universidad Hebraica, Mexico City, September 2006.

 

Debate:  On human rights in the Southern Cone, Commission of Human Rights of the Federal District of Mexico, Mexican National Council against Discrimination, UNESCO Cathedra of Human Rights, and Graduate Program in Social and Political Sciences of UNAM, Mexico City, September 2006.

 

Presentation:  On multiple modernities in Latin America, Academic Seminar in the framework of the Holberg Award in Social Sciences Bergen, Norway, November 2006.

 

Paper: “Latin American Political Exiles, Cosmopolitanism and Multiple Modernities,”Florida State University. Conference on Cosmopolitanism: Thinking beyond the Nation” - 32nd Annual FSU Conference on Literature and Film, Tallahassee, Florida, February 2007. 

 

Paper:  “The colonial foundations of political exile in Latin America,” Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies annual conference, Reading, PA, March 2007.

 

Paper:  “Is there populism in Central America? Theory and Case Studies,” Conference on new approaches on populism in Latin America, University of Tel Aviv. Tel Aviv, June 2007.

 

Shelly, Bryan

 

Paper:  A Small Lever: Federal Funding and State Compliance to No Child Left Behind.”  Midwest Political Science Association Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 12-15, 2007.

Paper:  “The Effect of School Finance Centralization on Local Curricular Control.” Seventh Annual Conference on State Politics and Policy, Austin, TX, February 23-24, 2007.

Paper: “Rebel, Rebel: Explaining State Resistance to No Child Left Behind.” American Political Science Association Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 31-Sepetmber 3,  2006.

Siavelis, Peter

 

Paper:  Chile: The End of the Unfinished Transition.” Presented at the symposium

 “Constructing Democratic Governance in Latin America: Is Progress Being Made?”,

sponsored by the Inter-American Dialogue, Washington, D.C., September 29, 2006.

 

Paper (with Bonnie Field): "The Genesis of Candidate Selection Procedures in

Democratizing Countries: A  Framework Applied to Europe and Latin America" for the

Vth Annual Meeting of the European Council on Latin American Studies, Brussels,

Belgium, April 11-14, 2007.

 

Paper  (with Bonnie Field): “The Determinants of Candidate Selection Procedures in

 Democratizing Countries: Evidence from Europe and Latin America” for the 2006

Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August

31-September 4, 2006.

 

Smith, Kathy B.

 

Panel participant: “The Digital Age and the Creative Class,” Southern States Communications Association, Louisville, KY April, 2007.

 

Paper:  “Service Learning Abroad,” American Political Science Association:  Conference on Teaching  and Learning, Charlotte, NC, February,  2007.

 

Weinstein, David

 

Paper:  “Exile, Historicism and the Autonomy of Texts,” Center for Ethics and Public Affairs, Murphy Institute, Tulane University, New Orleans, LA, April, 2007.

 

Paper:  “Historicism and the Autonomy of Texts,” Yaakov Talmon and Totalitarianism Today, Israel Academy of Sciences, Jerusalem, Israel, December, 2006.

 

Keynote Lecture:  “The Strange Tangles of Mill’s Moral Almanack,” Human Values and Utilitarianism, Bicentenary Conference on John Stuart Mill, Yokohama National University, Yokohama,  Japan, September, 2006.

 

Discussant: “Roundtable on the Relevance of John Stuart Mill,” Human Values and Utilitarianism, Bicentenary Conference on John Stuart Mill, Yokohama National University, Yokohama, Japan, September, 2006.

 

Seminar:  Graduate Seminar on my forthcoming book,  Utilitarianism and the New Liberalism, Yokohama National University, Yokohama,  Japan, September, 2006.

 

 

III:  Editorships, Offices, Consultancies

 

Browers, Michaelle

 

Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies

 

Coates, David

 

The Socialist Register

 

Historical Materialism,

 

British Politics

 

The Cambridge Journal of Regions, Economy and Society.

 

Work Organization, Labour and Globalization

 

On the advisory board of Manchester University Press’s Labour Studies Series; and on the

steering committee of the PSA’s Labour Movements Study Group

 

Dinan, John

 

Editorial Board, Publius:  The Journal of Federalism

 

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

 

Furia, Pete

 

Gerson Lehram Group

 

Kennedy, Charles

 

Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (Washington DC).

 

Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of Pakistan Studies

 

Member Board of  Trustees, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies

 

Member, Kashmir Study Group

 

Consultant, The Bertelsmann Foundation

 

Lee, Wei-chin

 

 Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science

 

Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies

 

Roniger, Luis

 

Member of the editorial committee of "Megamot", published by the Szold Institute for Research in the Behavioral Sciences in Jerusalem, since 1995.

 

Member of the International Editorial Board of “Araucaria”, published in Sevilla, Spain, since 2004/5.

 

Member of the International Advisory Board of “Papel Político”, published in Bogotá, Colombia, since September 2005.

 

Member of the International Advisory Board of the “Bulletin of Latin American Research”, published in the UK, since September 2005.

 

Member of the International Editorial Board of the journal “Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe”, published in Tel Aviv, since January 2006.

 

Member of the International Editorial Board of the “Revista de Estudios sobre Genocidio”, to be published in Argentina, invited in April 2007.

Evaluator of research proposals for the National Agency of Scientific and Technological Promotion (Agencia Nacional de Promoción Científica y Tecnológica - ANPCyT) of Argentina, Fall 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).

 

Consultant, World Book Encyclopedia. (2005-present)

 

Consultant, Harcourt Brace Publisher

 

Weinstein, David

 

Book review editor, Utilitas

 

Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies

 

Welsh, Helga

 

Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review

 

Member, Nomination Committee, German Studies Association

 

 

IV:  External Grants Received

 

Harriger, Katy

 

$  1,200           “College Students and Civic engagement,” CIRCLE (Center for

                        Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement

 

 

V. Awards

 

Coates, David

 

Excellence in Teaching Award, Wake Forest University Student Governance, Spring 2007

 

Dinan, John

 

Excellence in Research Award, Wake Forest University

 

Siavelis, Peter

 

Named Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellow (2005-2009)