Areas of Expertise
Ph.D., Political Science, Claremont Graduate University, 1998
(formerly The Claremont Graduate School)
M.A., International Studies, Claremont Graduate University, 1994
B.A, International Affairs, Magna Cum Laude University of Nevada, Reno, 1989
Publications & Presentations
"Mental Health in Developing Countries" in T. Leonard, ed. Encyclopedia of the Developing World. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Publishers. 2005.
"Public Health in Developing Countries" in T. Leonard, ed. Encyclopedia of the Developing World. Routledge/Taylor & Francis Publishers. 2005.
“Strong moral character is essential for a president to be successful – CON Argument” with M. Corrigan in Watson, Robert P., editor. Debating the Issues: American Government and Politics. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall Hunt Publishing. 2005. Pages 146- 150.
“Internationalizing Course Discussions: A German-American Partnership” with D. Fuchs and S. Engelkamp. Paper presented at the American Political Science Association’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Baltimore, MD, February 6-8, 2009.
“Divergent Means to a Shared End: The Case of Irish Republicans and Irish Nationalists” with P. Harwood. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, March 26-29, 2008.
“Differences Among Dissenters: A Socio-Psychological Analysis of Irish Republicans’ Turn to Terror” with P Harwood. Paper presented at the annual American Conference for Irish Studies Southern Regional Meeting, Savannah, GA, March 6-9, 2008.
“Economics, Emotions, and Ethics: Creating Student Empathy for Developing Economies.” Paper presented at the American Political Science Association’s Teaching and Learning Conference, Charlotte, NC, February 9-11, 2007.
“Turn To Terror: The Case of Northern Ireland” with P. Harwood. Paper presented at an invitation-only workshop entitled The Turn to Terror: Why Do Particular Organizations Turn to Terror? hosted by the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, March 20, 2006.
“Rights-Claims, Rights-Restraint and Survival: Dilemmas in Rights-Claims in Israel- Palestine and in Northern Ireland” with D. Schwam-Baird. Paper presented at the annual international meeting of the Association of Third World Studies, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, November 20-22, 2005.
“Sinn Fein Without the IRA: Legitimacy or Loss of Support” with C. Hueckel. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Georgia Political Science Association, Savannah, GA, November 10-12, 2005. (A grant-funded UNF Faculty/Undergraduate Research project.)
"Preparing Students for Careers in Global Economic Governance: Goals and Techniques.” Paper presented at the Oxford Round Table on Global Economic Governance and Financial Regulation, Oxford, UK, July 24-29, 2005.
“Slouching Toward Dublin? The DUP Worldview and the Good Friday Review Process.” Paper presented at the annual American Conference on Irish Studies Southern Regional Meeting, Houston, TX, February 24-27, 2005.
“Two Steps Back: An Analysis of the Northern Ireland Peace Process.” Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Florida Political Science Association, Gainesville, FL, March 13, 2004.