DEPARTMENT OF POLITICS
PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES SUMMARY
FOR JULY 1, 1997 TO JUNE 30, 1998



 


 

I. Publications, Performances, Exhibits
 
 

Broyles, David

Review Essay, of Charles C. Euchner, "Extraordinary Politics: How Protest and Dissent Are Changing American Democracy," Perspectives on Political Science, 24 (Fall, 1997), 217-220.
 
 

Dinan, John

"State Government Influence in the National Policy Process: Lessons From the 104th Congress," Publius, The Journal of Federalism, 27 (Spring, 1997), 129-142.
 
 

Durotoye, Yomi

"Civilianizing Military Rule: Conditions and Processes of Political Transmutation in Ghana and Nigeria" (with Robert Griffiths), African Studies Review, 40 (December, 1997).
 
 

Harriger, Katy

"The History of the Independent Counsel Statute: How the Past Informs the Current Debate," 49 Mercer Law Review 489 (1998).

"The Federalism Debate in the Transformation of Federal Habeas Corpus Law," Publius: The Journal of Federalism, 27 (Summer, 1997), 1-22.

"Thurgood Marshall," Encyclopedia of Civil Rights in America, (M.E. Sharpe, 1997), 563-568.
 
 

Kennedy, Charles H.

Pakistan: 1997 (Boulder: Westview Press, 1998), co-editor with Craig Baxter.

Kashmir at Fifty: Charting Paths to Peace, with Ainslie Embree, Howard Schaffer, Joseph Schwartzberg, and Robert Wirsing, (New York: Kashmir Study Group, 1997).
 
 

Lee, Wei-chin

"A Mandarin at The Gate: The Political Economy of China’s Commercial Aircraft Industry," Asian Perspective, 21 (1997), 179-221.

Book Review: Fujian: Gateway to Taiwan, ed. Brian Hook, Oxford University Press, 1996, in Journal of Chinese Political Science, 3 (1997), 93-96.

Book Review: Death by Default: A Policy of Fatal Neglect in China’s State Orphanages, Human Rights Watch/Asia, written by Robin Munro and Jeff Rigsby, Yale University Press, 1996, in Journal of Asian Studies, 56 (1997), 476-477.
 
 

Siavelis, Peter

"Continuity and Change in the Chilean Party System: On the Transformational Effects of Electoral Reform," Comparative Political Studies, 30 (December, 1997), 651-674.
 
 

Smith, Kathy B.

"The First Lady Represents America: Rosalynn Carter in South America," Presidential Studies Quarterly, 27 (Summer, 1997), 540-549.
 
 

Weinstein, David P.

Equal Freedom and Utility, (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1998).

Book Review: Liberal Modernism and Democratic Individuality, ed., Austin Sarat and Dana Villa, in American Political Science Review, 91 (December 1997), 953-954.
 
 

Welsh, Helga A.

"Denazification, System Transformation, and Regime Legitimation. The Case of the German Democratic Republic," in Stein Ugelvik Larsen with Bernt Hagtvet, eds., Modern Europe after Fascism. Social Science Monographs, (New York: Columbia University Press, 1998), 315-336.

"Die kommunistischen Eliten als Gegenstand der Forschung," (Communist Elite Theory Revisited) in: Arnd Bauerkamper et. al., eds., Gesellschaft ohne Eliten? Fuehrungsgruppen in der DDR (Society without Elites?). (Berlin: Metropol, 1997), 131-150.

"East and West German Identities: United and Divided," with Andreas Pickel and Dorothy Rosenberg, in Konrad H. Jarausch, ed., After Unity: Reconfiguring German Identities (Providence and Oxford: Berghahn Books, 1997), 103-136.

Book Review: The Politics of Economic Decline in East Germany, 1945-1989, written by Jeffrey Kopstein (Chapel Hill and London: The University of North Carolina Press, 1997) in H-NET/H-GERMAN (H-GERMAN@H-NET,MSU.EDU) H-German Book Reviews, 23 January 1998.
 
 

II. Papers and Presentations
 
 

Dinan, John

Paper: "The Rehnquist Court’s Federalism Jurisprudence in Perspective," Annual Meeting of the North Carolina Political Science Association, Boone, NC, April, 1998.

Paper: "The Role of Reflection and Choice in Institution-Building: State Constitution-Making in the Progressive Era," American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 27-31, 1997.
 
 

Durotoye, Yomi

Panelist: "International Case Studies in Risk Assessment for Community Stakeholders," Medical University of South Carolina. Videotaped by SCETV in Columbia.

Panelist: "Variations in the Transition to Democracy," North Carolina Political Science Association Meeting," Boone, NC, April 4, 1998.
 
 

Fleer, Jack D.

Paper: "The Governor as Public Leader: The Case of North Carolina," 1998 Citadel Symposium on Southern Politics, Charleston, SC, March 5, 1998.

Paper: "North Carolina: GOP Ideologues Versus New South Democrats," American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 27-31, 1997.
 
 

Harriger, Katy

Paper: "Iran-Contra, Whitewater, and the Limits of the Law." Law and Society Association, Aspen, CO, June 1998.

Presentation. Roundtable on the Independent Counsel. Florida Bar Association, Orlando, FL, June 18, 1998.

Chair and Discussant of Panel: "Issues in Public Law." North Carolina Political Science Association, Boone, NC, April 4, 1998.

Paper: " The Significance of Legal Argument in the Constitutional Dialogue on Federalism." Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, IL, April 1998.

Presentation, Roundtable on the Independent Counsel. Yale Law School, New Haven, CT, March 1998.

Paper: "Damned If She Does and Damned If She Doesn’t" The Attorney General and the Independent Counsel Statute." Symposium on the Independent Counsel Statute. Georgetown Law School, Washington, D.C. , February 1998.

Paper: "The History of the Independent Counsel Statute." Symposium on the Independent Counsel Statute. Mercer Law School, Macon, GA, October 1997.
 
 

Kennedy, Charles H.

Workshop Participant: "Current Political Issues in Kashmir," Association for Asian Studies (AAS), 50th Annual Meeting. Washington, DC, March 26-29, 1998.

Workshop Participant: Council of Overseas American Research Centers, Director’s Meeting. Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, January 1998.

Presentation: "Judiciary and Islamization." Conference on 50th Anniversary of Pakistan." St. Antony’s College, Oxford University, Oxford, England, October 30-31, 1997.

Presentation: "Islamization of Laws, 1978-1997."

Panel Chair: "Kashmir and India."

Villanova Center for Islamic Studies. "Pakistan at Fifty." Villanova University, Villanova, PA, October 24-27, 1997.

Wisconsin Conference on South Asia. 26th Annual Meeting. University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, October 16-20, 1997.

Participant: "Workshop on Funding Opportunities in South Asia."

Panel organizer/chair: "Governments and Non-governments: Policy-making in South Asia.

Paper: "Multi-tasking NGOs and the State in Bangladesh."

Kashmir Study Group Presentation: Asia Society, "The Kashmir Dispute at Fifty." New York, NY, October 21, 1997.

Kashmir Study Group Presentation: "The Kashmir Dispute at Fifty."

Conference Organizer: "Pakistan at Fifty," American Institute of Pakistan Studies, Graylyn Conferen Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, August 28-31, 1997.
 
 

Lee, Wei-chin

Round Table Panelist: "Conference on Taiwan Issues," Center for Asian Studies, University of South Carolina, Columbia, SC, April 24-26, 1998.

Round Table Panelist: "American Assembly," Southeast Regional Meeting on US-China Relations, Atlanta, GA, February 19-22, 1998.

Paper: "Sales R’Us: US Arms Transfer Policy to Taiwan," Annual Meeting of the Southeast Council Association for Asian Studies, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, January 16-19, 1998.

Invited commentator: "Republic of China’s Foreign Policy," Chinese American Academic and Professional Association in Southeastern US., Atlanta, GA, June 27-29, 1997.

Discussant: "Politics in Taiwan," American Political Science Association meeting, Washington, DC, August 28-31, 1997.

Discussant: "Political Economy of Chinese Reforms, American Political Science Association Meeting, Washington, DC, August 28-31, 1997.
 
 

Sears, Richard D.

Paper: "Best Practices as a tool for Strategic Planning in International Studies."

Panel Chair: "Best Practices Conferences and other Mechanisms for Long Range Planning in International Studies," International Studies Convention, Minneapolis, MN, March 18-21, 1998.
 
 

Siavelis, Peter

Paper: "Exaggerated Presidentialism and Moderate Presidents: Executive/Legislative Relations in Chile," Legislaturas en America Latina: Perspectivas Comparadas (Legislatures in Latin America: Comparative Perspectives), sponsored by Duke University and the Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas, Mexico City, February 6-7, 1998.

Roundtable Participant: "Variations in Democratic Transition and Consolidation," North Carolina Political Science Association, Boone, NC, April 3-4, 1998.

Conference organizer: "Church, State and the Law," Pi Sigma Alpha, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC, April 13, 1998.
 
 

Smith, Kathy B.

Paper: "Understanding the Major Upset of 1997: Three British Manifestos as Narrative Visions," (with Craig A. Smith), Southern States Communication Association, San Antonio, TX, April 1998.

Paper: "The Major Upset: Observations on Labour’s Landslide Victory in the 1997 British Election," (with Craig A. Smith), Carolinas Speech Communication Association, Charleston, SC, Fall 1997.
 
 

Welsh, Helga

Presentation: "Unification: Still an Issue in German Politics?" Conference on "German Politics on the Verge of Change?" University of California, San Diego, CA, April 30-May 2, 1998.

Chair: "Reintegrating East and West," Conference on Reintegrating Western and Eastern Europe: Rights and Responsibilities of Intellectuals, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, April 16-18, 1998.

Presentation, Roundtable: Variations in Democratic Transition and Consolidation, 1998 North Carolina Political Science Association Conference, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC, April 3-4, 1998.

Presentation: "Zum Stand der Transformationsforschung in der amerikanischen Politikwissenschaft," Research Colloquium, Free University of Berlin, December 16, 1997.

Paper: "Die Rolle der Bezirkssekretaere der SED im Herrschaftsgefuege der DDR." Conference on "Socialist Elites," University of Jena, December 12-13, 1997.

Discussant, "Multiculturalism in Post-Reunification Germany: Problems and Ambiguity," response to keynote address of Cem Oezdemir, Eighth Biennial North Carolina German Studies Symposium, Wake Forest University, November 7-8, 1997.

Paper: Elites in Communist and Post-Communist Societies: The Former GDR in Comparative Perspective," German Studies Association, Washington, DC, September 25-28, 1997.

Chair: "Institutional Transfer: Exporting the German Model to Central and Eastern Europe?"

Chair and Discussant: "Second Thoughts on United Germany in Europe," American Political Science Association, Washington, DC, August 27-31, 1997.

Co-organizer, "Multiculturalism in Post-Reunification Germany: Problems and Ambiguity," Eighth Biennial North Carolina German Studies Symposium, Wake Forest University, November 7-8, 1997.
 
 

III. Editorships Offices, and Consultancies
 
 

Broyles, David

Advisor, John Locke Foundation.
 
 

Kennedy, Charles H.

Director, American Institute of Pakistan Studies.

Member, Board of Trustees, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies.

Member, Board of Directors, Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC).

Member, Kashmir Study Group.

Consulting Editor, Asian Affairs.
 
 

Lee, Wei-chin

Book Review Editor (Asia), Journal of Asian and African Studies.

Editorial Board, Journal of Chinese Political Science.

Coordinator, Conference Group on Taiwan Studies, American Political Science Association.
 
 

Sears, Richard D.

Secretary-Treasurer National Council of International Studies Administrators (NCISPA).
 
 

Siavelis, Peter

Founding Board Member, Latin American Political Institutions Section, the Latin American Studies Association.

World Wide Web Page Coordinator LAPIS – Latin American Political Institutions Section, the Latin American Studies Association.

Consultant to the "Political Database of the Americas," Georgetown University/Organization of American States.
 
 

Weinstein, David P.

Chair, International Society for Utilitarian Studies.
 
 

Welsh, Helga A.

Member, editorial board, German Studies Review.

Secretary-Treasurer, Conference Group on German Politics.
 
 

IV. External Grants Received
 
 

Durotoye, Yomi

$5,000.00.  Lamidi Fakeye: African Traditional Wood Carver in Winston-Salem/ Forsyth County Schools. The Art Council (Arts-in-Education Grant).
 
 

Kennedy, Charles H.

$140,000.00.  United States Information Agency/CAORC, 1997-98.

$127,650.00.  United States Information Agency/NMERTA 1997-98.

$100,000.00.  Government of Pakistan, Ministry of Education, 1997.
 
 

Lee, Wei-chin

$15,300.00  The 1998 American Political Science Association/
Conference Group on Taiwan Studies Conference Proposal, Boston, September, 1998. Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Taipei, Taiwan.
 
 

Siavelis, Peter

$1,532.00.  "Candidate Selection Strategies for Chilean Parliamentary Elections," American Political Science Association.
 
 

Sears, Richard D.

$56,000.00.  "Contemporary China: The View from Two Cities,"
U.S. Department of Education/Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad Program.
 
 

Weinstein, David P.

$4,000.00.  "The New Liberalism in the Shadow of Utilitarianism."  National Endowment for the Humanities.

$10,000.00.  "Lady Davis Visiting Professorship, Spring, 1999." The Hebrew University of Jerusalem.