DEPARTMENT OF POLITICAL SCIENCE
FACULTY ACTIVITIES REPORT
FOR JULY 1, 2006 TO JUNE 30, 2007
Democracy and Civil Society in Arab Political Thought: Transcultural Possibilities
“The Egyptian Movement for Change: Intellectual Antecedents and Generational
Conflicts.” Contemporary Islam: Dynamics of Muslim Life, 1:1 (June 2007), pp. 69-88.
Rushd, and Jabiri,” in Letting Be: Fred Dallmayr’s Cosmopolitical Vision, ed. Stephen F.
(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).
John Dinan and Dale Krane, “The State of
“State Constitutional Developments in 2005,” in The Book of the States, 2006, vol. 38 (
Jac C. Heckelman and John J. Dinan, “Voting on Voting with
the Feet: A Cross-county Analysis of the Tennessee Popular Referendum to Secede
(with Russell Lucas), "Determinants of Arab Opinion on Foreign Relations," International Studies Quarterly. 50.3 (September 2006), pp. 585-605.
Co-authored with Jill McMillan. Speaking
of Politics: Preparing College Students
for Democratic Citizenship Through Deliberative Dialogue (
“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.
“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
“A Discourse on Trial:
The Promotion of Human-Rights and the Prosecution of Sa‘ad Eddin Ibrahim in
“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.
“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. (
“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.
“How New is
“Electoral Reform Doesn’t Matter—or Does it?: A Moderate
PR System for
Revista de Ciencia Política 26:1 (2006), pp. 216-225.
Informal Institutions and Democracy in
and Steven Levitsky (eds.), Informal Institutions and Democracy: Lessons from Latin
(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.
Book Review of The Pinochet Effect: Transnational Justice in the Age of Human
Rights, (Naomi Roht-Arriaza,
Review of Politics, 68:2 (Spring 2006), pp. 334-336.
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.
Konrad H. Jarausch) editor, Two Germanies
(1961-1989), Vol. 9: German History in Documents and Images.
Rowman & Littlefield, 2007), pp. 91-125
Paper: “From Liberal Moments to Seeing Like States: The Development of High
Modernist Ideology in the Arab Revolutionary Generation,” presented at the workshop on
Opposition and Authoritarian Rule: State-Society Relations in the
European University Institute,
Paper: “Arabic Thought after Hourani’s Liberal Age: The First Generation Post-
Ibn Rushd, and Jabiri,“ presented at the American Political Science Association annual
Paper: “Patterns of Subnational Constitution-Making in
Federal Countries,” presented at the World Congress of the International
Association of Constitutional Law,
Paper: “Court-constraining Amendments and the State
Constitutional Tradition,” presented as the Annual State Constitutional Law
Lecture at the Center for State Constitutional Studies,
Paper: “The Meaning and Development of State Constitutional
Education Clauses,” presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political
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,
Paper: “The Meaning of the Education Clauses in American
State Constitutions” presented at the 2006 Policy History Conference,
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
Paper: "Is Adam Smith a Cosmopolitan?,"
Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association,
Presenter and Participant:
“Experimenting with Deliberative Democracy on
Consultant and participant: “Pakistan Responses to US
Policy choices and pre-election dynamics”
AIBS meetings and roundtable discussant, Association for Asian Studies 58th Annual meeting, Boston, MA, March 23-26, 2007.
Paper: “Social Entrepreneurship: Some Gandhian Considerations” Centre for Social Initiative Management
“Political Deadlock and Policy Paralysis in a New Democracy,” US-
European Conference on “Taiwan’s Democracy and Future,” Atlanta, April 13-14, 2007.
“Taiwan’s Democracy and Future,” Atlanta, April 13-14, 2007.
February 28, 2007.
“The Greening of the Brass:
Northeastern Political Science Association,
American Political Science Association, Annual
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-
exile and Authoritarian Politics: The Formation and Transformation of Latin
American Ground Rules” and “Presidential Exile on a Continental Basis:
Assessing Authoritarian Politics in
Lectures: On the
conflict in the Middle East and the war in
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,”
Paper: “The colonial foundations of political exile
in Latin America,” Middle Atlantic Council of Latin American Studies annual
Paper: “Is there populism in
Small Lever: Federal Funding and State Compliance to No Child Left Behind.” Midwest Political Science Association
Paper: “The Effect of School Finance Centralization
on Local Curricular Control.” Seventh Annual Conference on State Politics and
Paper: “Rebel, Rebel:
Explaining State Resistance to No Child Left Behind.” American Political
Science Association Meeting,
“Constructing Democratic Governance in
sponsored by the
Paper (with Bonnie Field): "The Genesis of Candidate Selection Procedures in
Democratizing Countries: A Framework Applied to Europe and
Vth Annual Meeting of the European Council on Latin
Paper (with Bonnie Field): “The Determinants of Candidate Selection Procedures in
Countries: Evidence from Europe and
Annual Meeting of the American Political Science
31-September 4, 2006.
Smith, Kathy B.
Panel participant: “The Digital Age
and the Creative Class,” Southern States Communications Association,
Paper: “Service Learning Abroad,” American Political Science Association: Conference on Teaching and Learning, Charlotte, NC, February, 2007.
Historicism and the Autonomy of Texts,” Center for Ethics and Public Affairs,
and the Autonomy of Texts,” Yaakov Talmon
and Totalitarianism Today,
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
Board member, American Institute of Maghribi Studies
The Socialist Register
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
Editorial Board, Publius: The Journal of Federalism
Co-editor, Annual Review of American Federalism Issue, Publius: The Journal of Fedralism
Gerson Lehram Group
Contributing Editor, Asian Affairs (Washington DC).
Member Board of Trustees, American
Member Board of Trustees, American Institute of
Member, Kashmir Study Group
Consultant, The Bertelsmann Foundation
Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science
Advisory Board, Journal of Asian and African Studies
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
Member of the
International Advisory Board of “Papel Político”, published in
Member of the
International Advisory Board of the “Bulletin of Latin American Research”,
published in the
Member of the
International Editorial Board of the journal “Estudios Interdisciplinarios de
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
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-
Consultant, World Book Encyclopedia. (2005-present)
Consultant, Harcourt Brace Publisher
Book review editor, Utilitas
Executive Committee, International Society for Utilitarian Studies
Member, Editorial Board, German Studies Review
Member, Nomination Committee, German Studies Association
$ 1,200 “College Students and Civic engagement,” CIRCLE (Center for
Information and Research on Civic Learning and Engagement
Excellence in Teaching
Excellence in Research
Named Z. Smith Reynolds Foundation Fellow (2005-2009)