Recent Faculty Accomplishments
Paul Lenze, senior lecturer of politics and international affairs participated in a roundtable titled “Biden in the Middle East: a new era of foreign policy?” The discussion was held with former advisors to the George W. Bush and Barack Obama Administrations at the University of Quebec-Montreal.
Lori Poloni-Staudinger, interim dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences, co-authored “Stop training global political hobbyists! Teaching students how to be engaged global citizens through trans-national women’s activism,” which was recently published in Teaching Civic Engagement Globally. Authors and contributors discuss the need to teach democratic citizenship, the theoretical discussions and challenges regarding global civic engagement education and successful evidence-based pedagogical approaches for linking democratic education research with action that reflects contemporary global circumstances.
Stephen Nuño, chair and professor in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, has been selected to be a member of the new editorial team for Political Research Quarterly, a top journal in the political science discipline.
Eric Otenyo, professor in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, and Lisa Hardy, associate professor in the Department of Anthropology, co-authored a book titled, “The Inequality of COVID-19,” which explores COVID-19 immediate health communication, governance and response in four Indigenous regions.
Lori Poloni-Staudinger, associate dean of the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences and professor of politics and international affairs, co-authored the article, “Linked fate, #MeToo, and political participation” published in Politics, Groups, and Identities. The article presented an argument affirming that those who see their fates as linked to the fate of women are more likely to overcome barriers and more likely to be mobilized by the #MeToo movement.
Paul Lenze, senior lecturer in the Department of Politics and International Affairs, published the article, “Algeria: Military Past as Prologue” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics. The article explores the military rule that has dominated Algeria, a state in the Maghreb.
Maiah Jaskoski, professor of political science and international affairs signed a contract with Oxford University Press to solo author a book. “The Politics of Extraction: Territorial Rights, Participatory Institutions, and Conflict in Latin America” is forthcoming and is expected to publish in 2021.