Here is some recent news about current and former NSSR Politics students and their careers, awards, and publications.
Fellowships and Awards
Shelley Hurt (2010), Honorable Mention for Best Dissertation Award, APSA Section in Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics, 2010.
James Ingram (2008), 2011 winner of the Annual Montreal Political Theory Manuscript Workshop Award, for "Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism."
Rosanne Kennedy (2010) Award for Best Dissertation 2010 Women and Politics Section APSA
Hanako Koyama (2007) - "Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research," Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science, and Technology in Japan (2009-2011).
Marta Nunes Da Costa (2006), 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).
Michael Lee Smith (2008), Principal Investigator 2010-2012 for the project, "Environmental Values, Beliefs and Behavior in the Czech Republic in Historical and Cross-National Perspective," funded by the Czech Science Foundation.
Fred Cocozzelli (2007), Associate Professor (with tenure), St. John's University, New York.
Rita Kiki Edozie (1999), Associate Professor (with tenure), James Madison College, Michigan State University.
Jason Kosnoski (2003), Associate Professor (with tenure), University of Michigan Flint.
Joseph Luders (1999), Associate Professor (with tenure), David and Ruth Gottesman Chair, Yeshiva University.
William Mello (2004), Associate Professor (with tenure) of Labor Studies, Indiana University, Kokomo.
Will Morrisey (2002), Professor, Hillsdale College.
Robert Pallitto (2002), Associate Professor (with tenure), Seton Hall University, New Jersey.
Sherrow Pinder (2003), Associate Professor (with tenure), University of California, Chico.
Phil Triadfilopoulos (2004), Associate Professor (with tenure), University of Toronto.
Denise Walsh (2006) – Associate Professor (with tenure), University of Virginia.
Myra Waterbury (2007) – Associate Professor (with tenure), Ohio University.
Christiane Wilke (2006) – Associate Professor (with tenure) of Law, Carleton University (Ottawa).
Publications - Recent and Forthcoming
Albena Azmanova, PhD, 2001, The Scandal of Reason: A Theory of Critical Political Judgment, (Columbia University Press, 2011).
Michal Aharony (2010), "Hannah Arendt and the Idea of Total Domination," Holocaust and Genocide Studies 24, no. 2 (Fall 2010): 193–224.
Sonia Arribas (2004): - With H. Rouse: Egocracy. Berlin: Diaphanes Verlag (2011).
- With G. Cano and J. Ugarte, editors: Hacer vivir, dejar morir. Biopolítica y capitalismo. Madrid: Los Libros de la Catarata/CSIC (2010).
- "Violencia divina en Walter Benjamin," in Badillo, P. & Panea, J. M. (Eds.). La violencia: un análisis ético político. Sevilla: Universidad de Sevilla (forthcoming)
- "La paradoja de los derechos humanos," in Actas del I Congreso Iberoamericano de Ética y Filosofía Política. Madrid: CSIC (forthcoming)
- "Between history and politics. Allegories of language and the law in Rousseau and Kafka," Pensamiento (2010), 66, 248: 277-292
Nehal Bhuta MA 2004, LLM 2005 (NYU), ABD:
- "New Modes and Orders: The Difficulties of a Jus Post Bellum of Constitutional Transformation" (2010) 60 University of Toronto Law Journal 799.
- "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.
Rodrigo Chacon (2010):"Reading Leo Strauss From the Start: On the Heideggerian Origins of 'Political Philosophy'", European Journal of Political Theory (2010: 3), 287-307
-"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 (Forthcoming; Lanham, MD: Lexington Books).
Fred Cocozzelli, PhD 2007, War and Social Conflict: Reconstruction After Conflict (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010). -http://us.macmillan.com/warandsocialwelfare
Rita Kiki EdoziePhD 1999, Reframing Contemporary Africa: Politics, Culture and Society in a Global Era, with Peyi Soyinka-Airewele, (CQ Press, 2010). -"New Encounters in US-Africa Democracy Relations," in Jack Mangala eds. Africa in Contemporary International Relations (Palgrave, 2010).
Richard Gilman-Opalsky PhD 2006, Spectacular Capitalism: Guy Debord and the Practice of Radical Philosophy (Brooklyn and London: Autonomedia, 2011). - "Beyond the Old Virtue of Struggle" (forthcoming, 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).
- "Selectively Forgetting Baudrillard: Rescuing Praxis from the Wreckage," Theory in Action, Volume 3, Number 2, April 2010.
- "Why New Socialist Theory Needs Guy Debord: On the Practice of Radical Philosophy," Studies in Critical Social Sciences, Volume 17, 2010.
Matthew Gritter PhD 2010, Mexican Incorporation: Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants and the Origins of Anti-Discrimination Policy in Texas and the Southwest (Texas A&M University Press, 2012).
Shelley Hurt PhD 2010, "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).
James Ingram, PhD 2008, Radical Cosmopolitics: The Ethics and Politics of Democratic Universalism (Columbia University Press, 2012).
Rosanne Kennedy (2010), Rousseau in Drag: Deconstructing Gender, Palgrave/Macmillan, Breaking Feminist Waves Series, ed. by Linda Alcoff and Gillian Howe (2012).
Jason Kosnoski (2003), John Dewey and the Habits of Ethical Life: The Aesthetics of Political Organizing in a Liquid World (Lexington, 2010).
Hanako Koyama (2007), "Hannah Arendt and Environmental Philosophy," Gendai Bunmei no Tetsugakuteki Kousatsu, Tokyo: Shakai Hyoron Sha, 2010.
William J. Mello, PhD 2004,New York Longshoremen: Class and Power on the Docks (University Press of Florida, 2010).
Marta Nunes Da Costa PhD 2006, Redefining Individuality, Húmus Ed., Braga, 2010 -'Representation and Participation in Today's Democracies' in the International Journal of the Humanities, 2010 -'Religion and State - secularism, laicité and multiculturalism today' in Revista DIACRITICA, Universidade do Minho, 2010 -"Challenges for a Public Ethics in South Africa", in Diversitates Vol. 01, n.03, August 2010.
Robert Pallitto, PhD 2001, with William Weaver, Presidential Secrecy and the Law (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2007), Torture and State Violence in the United States: A Documentary History (Johns Hopkins University Press, 2011). -"Torturem and Historical Memory," New Politics, 13(3): 132-137 (Summer 2011) -"The Public Secrets of Welfare," The Journal of Progressive Human Services, 21:154-178 (Fall 2010) -"The Legacy of the Magna Carta in Recent Detainees' Rights Decisions," PS: Political Science and Politics, 43 (3): 483-486 (July 2010).
Carlos Pereira (2000): 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).
-With Mejia-Acosta; Andres, "Policymaking in Multiparty Systems: A Comparison Between Brazil and Ecuador." Governance – An International Journal of Policy Administration and Institutions (October 2010).
-With Alston, Lee; Melo, Marcus; and Mueller, Bernardo, "La Governanza Subnational y los Governadores en Brasil" Studia Politica (2010).
-With Melo, Marcus; and Werneck, Heitor, "Delegation Dilemmas and the Politics of Agency Design in New Democracies," Legislative Studies Quarterly, XXXV (1) (2010): 31-56.
Sherrow Pinder, PhD 2003, The Politics of Race and Ethnicity in the United States: Americanization, De-Americanization, and Racialized Ethnic Groups; Palgrave Macmillan Press, 2010) http://us.macmillan.com/thepoliticsofraceandethnicityintheunitedstates, and Whiteness and Racialized Ethnic Groups in the United States: The Politics of Remembering; Lexington Books, forthcoming 2011.
Michael Lee Smith (2008), "Perceived Corruption, Distributive Justice, and the Legitimacy of the System of Social Stratification in the Czech Republic," Communist and Post-Communist Studies 43 (2010): 439-451.
Aylin Topal, PhD 2008, 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. -"Transition to Neoliberalism and Decentralisation Policies in Mexico" in Alfredo Saad-Filho and Galip Yalman (editors), Economic Transitions to Neoliberalism in Middle-Income Countries: Policy Dilemmas, Economic Crises, Forms of Resistance. (London: Routledge, 2010).
Phil Triadafilopoulos PhD 2004,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. -"Rights, Norms, and Politics: The Case of German Citizenship Reform" (co-authored with James Ingram). Social Research, Vol. 77, No. 1 (Spring 2010): pp. 353-382. -"Global Norms Domestic Institutions and the Transformation of Immigration Policy in Canada and the United States."-Review of International Studies VOL. 36, No. 1 (2010): pp. 169-193.
Ernesto Verdeja (2005), "Genocide: Clarifying Concepts and Causes of Cruelty," Review of Politics 72 (2010)
-"Official Apologies in the Aftermath of Political Violence" Metaphilosophy 41, 4 (2010)
Nancy Wadsworth (2001), "Intersectionality in California's Same-Sex Marriage Battles: A Complex Proposition," Political Research Quarterly 2011 64:200.
Denise Walsh, PhD 2006, Women's Rights in Democratizing States: Just Debate and Gender Justice in the Public Sphere (Cambridge University Press, 2010).
Myra Waterbury (2007), Between State and Nation: Diaspora Politics and Kin-state Nationalism in Hungary (Palgrave Macmillan, 2010).
Christiane Wilke (2006), "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).