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

Lisa Bjorkman (2012): Postdoctoral Fellow, Max Planck Institute, University of Goettingen (2011-2014).
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).
Matthew Hoye (ABD): Postdoctoral Fellowship, European University Institute (2012-2014).
Brian Milstein (2011): Postdoctoral Fellowship, Institute for Advanced Studies in the Humanities (Forshungskolleg Humanwissenschaften) in Bad Homburg, Goethe-Universität Frankfurt (2013).
Benjamin Neinass (2012): Postdoctoral Fellowship, Fondation de la Maison de sciences de l'homme in Paris (2013-2014).
Michael Lee Smith (2008): 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

Fred Cocozzelli (2007): Associate Professor, St. John's University, New York.
Guadalupe Correa Cabrera (2010): Associate Professor and Chair of the Government Department, University of Texas (Brownsville).
Rita Kiki Edozie (1999): Associate Professor, James Madison College, Michigan State University.
Brian Jefferson (2013): Lecturer, University of Wisconsin Parkside (Politics, Philosophy and Law).
Jason Kosnoski (2003): Associate Professor, University of Michigan Flint.
Joseph Luders (1999): Associate Professor, David and Ruth Gottesman Chair, Yeshiva University.
William Mello (2004): Associate Professor of Labor Studies, Indiana University, Kokomo.
Will Morrisey (2002): Professor, Hillsdale College.
Robert Pallitto (2002): Associate Professor, Seton Hall University, New Jersey.
Sherrow Pinder (2003): Associate Professor, University of California, Chico.
Phil Triadfilopoulos (2004): Associate Professor, University of Toronto.
Natasha Vanderzwan (2012): Fellow, Amsterdam Institute of Advanced Labor Studies, University of Amsterdam.
Denise Walsh (2006): Associate Professor, University of Virginia.
Myra Waterbury (2007): Associate Professor, Ohio University.
Christiane Wilke (2006): Associate Professor 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).

Sonia Arribas (2004): 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.

Rodrigo Chacon (2010): "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).

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" (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).

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 - Breaking Feminist Waves Series, ed. by Linda Alcoff and Gillian Howe (Palgrave/Macmillan, 2012).

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

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).

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); and Whiteness and Racialized Ethnic Groups in the United States: The Politics of Remembering (Lexington Books, 2011).

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.

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.

Nancy Wadsworth (2001): 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).

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).

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

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