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Alumni and Student News

  • Alumni and Student News (2011-2014)

    Here is some recent news about current and former NSSR Politics students and their careers, awards, and publications.

    Postdoctoral Fellowships

    2012 - Lisa Bjorkman
    Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute, University of Goettingen (2011-2014).

    2006 - Marta Nunes Da Costa
    Director of a project, Redefining Democracy for the XXI Century, at Universidade do Minho, Portugal. Financed by Fundação Ciência e Tecnologia, Ministério da Ciência, Portugal (2010-2013).

    ABD - Matthew Hoye
    Postdoctoral Fellowship, European University Institute (2012-2014).

    2011 - Brian Milstein
    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (Forschungskolleg Humanwissenschaften) in Bad Homburg, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (2013).

    2012 - Benjamin Neinass
    Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fondation de la Maison de sciences de l'homme in Paris (2013-2014).

    2008 - Michael Lee Smith
    Principal Investigator for the project "Environmental Values, Beliefs and Behavior in the Czech Republic in Historical and Cross-National Perspective," funded by the Czech Science Foundation (2010-2012).

    Academic Promotions

    2007 - Fred Cocozzelli
    Associate Professor, St. John's University, New York.

    2010 - Guadalupe Correa Cabrera
    Associate Professor and Chair of the Government Department, University of Texas (Brownsville).

    1999 - Rita Kiki Edozie
    Associate Professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University.

    2013 - Brian Jefferson
    Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Parkside (Politics, Philosophy and Law).

    2003 - Jason Kosnoski
    Associate Professor, University of Michigan Flint.

    1999 - Joseph Luders
    Associate Professor, David and Ruth Gottesman Chair, Yeshiva University.

    2004 - William Mello
    Associate Professor of Labor Studies, Indiana University, Kokomo.

    2002 - Will Morrisey
    Professor, Hillsdale College.

    2002 - Robert Pallitto
    Associate Professor, Seton Hall University, New Jersey.

    2003 - Sherrow Pinder
    Associate Professor, University of California, Chico.

    2004 - Phil Triadfilopoulos
    Associate Professor, University of Toronto.

    2012 - Natasha Vanderzwan
    Fellow, Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Labor Studies, University of Amsterdam.

    2006 - Denise Walsh
    Associate Professor, University of Virginia.

    2007 - Myra Waterbury
    Associate Professor, Ohio University.

    2006 - Christiane Wilke
    Associate Professor of Law, Carleton University (Ottawa).

    Publications - Recent and Forthcoming

    2001 - Albena Azmanova (PhD)
    "The Scandal of Reason: A Theory of Critical Political Judgment" (Columbia University Press, 2011).

    2004 - Sonia Arribas
    "With H. Rouse: Egocracy." (Berlin: Diaphanes Verlag, 2011).

    Nehal Bhuta (MA 2004, LLM 2005 (NYU), ABD)
    "On Common Ground? Sharia and Human Rights" in Anver Emon, ed, On Common Ground: Islam and International Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012).
    "International Actors other than States" in Antonio Cassese, ed, The Future of International Law: For A Realistic Utopia (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
    "Indexes of State Failure" in Benedict Kingsbury, Sally Merry and Kevin Davis, eds, Indicators as Technologies of Global Governance (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011).
    Editor, "Are Sovereigns Entitled to the Benefit of the Rule of Law?" Symposium, (2011) 22 European Journal of International Law.

    2010 - Rodrigo Chacon
    "Hannah Arendt in Weimar: Beyond the Theological-Political Predicament?" in L.V. Kaplan and R.J. Kosher (eds.), The Weimar Moment: Liberalism, Political Theology, and Law (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2012).

    2006 - Richard Gilman-Opalsky (PhD)
    "Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy" (Brooklyn and London: Autonomedia, 2011);
    "Beyond the Old Virtue of Struggle" (Rhizomes Journal, Number 23, 2012).
    "Upheaval as Philosophy: Eleven Theses on Guy Debord," Left Curve: Journal of Art, Critical Culture, Theory and Politics, Number 35, April 2011).

    2010 - Matthew Gritter
    Mexican Incorporation: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants and the Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest (Texas A&M University Press, 2012).

    2010 - Shelley Hurt (PhD)
    "Military's Hidden Hand: Examining the Dual-Use Origins of Biotechnology in the American Context, 1969-1972," in Fred Block and Matthew R. Keller, State of Innovation: U.S. Government's Role in Technology Development (Boulder: Paradigm Publishers, 2011).

    2008 - James Ingram (PhD)
    Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism (Columbia University Press, 2012).

    2010 - Rosanne Kennedy
    Rousseau in Drag: Deconstructing Gender - Breaking Feminist Waves Series, ed. by Linda Alcoff and Gillian Howe (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012).

    2012 - Josh Lerner (PhD)
    Making Democracy Fun: How Game Design Can Empower Citizens and Transform Politics (MIT Press, Forthcoming 2014).

    2000 - Carlos Pereira
    With Singh, Shane; and Mueller, Bernardo, "Political Institutions, Policymaking, and Policy Stability" Latin American Politics and Society (Spring 2011).
    With Raile, Eric D and Power, Timothy, "The Executive Toolbox: Building Legislative Support in Multiparty Presidential Regimes," Political Research Quarterly (June 2011).

    2003 - Sherrow Pinder (PhD)
    The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the United States: Americanization, De-Americanization, and Racialized Ethnic Groups (Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2010)
    Whiteness and Racialized Ethnic Groups in the United States: The Politics of Remembering (Lexington Books, 2011).

    2008 - Aylin Topal (PhD)
    Neoliberalization by Decentralization: Local Development in Mexico (Ashgate 2012)
    "Uneven Access to Local Power: Entrepreneurial Domination in the Design of Local Development in Chihuahua, Mexico," International Journal of Urban and Regional Research April 2011.

    2004 - Phil Triadafilopoulos (PhD)
    Becoming Multicultural: Immigration and the Politics of Membership in Canada and Germany (University of British Columbia Press, 2012)
    "Illiberal Means to Liberal Ends? Understanding Recent Immigrant Integration Policies in Europe." Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, special issue on "The Limits of the Liberal State," Vol. 37, No. 6 (2011): pp. 861-880
    "The Limits of the Liberal State: Migration, Identity and Belonging in Europe" (co- authored with Fiona Adamson and Aristide Zolberg). Journal of Ethnic and Migration Studies, special issue on "The Limits of the Liberal State," Vol. 37, No. 6 (2011): pp. 843-859.

    2001 - Nancy Wadsworth
    Ambivalent Miracles: Evangelicals and the Politics of Racial Healing (University of Virginia Press, Forthcoming 2014)
    Co-editor with Robin Jacobson of Faith and Race in American Political Life (University of Virginia Press, 2012).

    2006 - Christiane Wilke
    "Staging Violence, Staging Identities: Identity Politics in Domestic Prosecutions," in Arthur Paige, ed, Identities in Transition: Challenges for Transitional Justice in Divided Societies (Cambridge University Press, 2011).

    2005 - Priscilla Yamin
    American Marriage: A Political Institution (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012).

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