Pamela A Zeiser

Associate Professor

Political Science & Public Administration • College of Arts & Sciences

Areas of Expertise

Education

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
 

Biography

Awards

Outstanding International Leadership Award (2009-2010)

Outstanding International Leadership Award (2009-2010)

APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha Recognition of Outstanding Teaching (2010)

University of North Florida Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2009-2010)

APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha Recognition of Outstanding Teaching (2006)

University of North Florida Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2005-2006)

UNF Student’s Choice Outstanding Professor Award (2002-2003)

UNF Nominee for the Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year Award (2002-2003)

APSA/Pi Sigma Alpha Recognition of Outstanding Teaching (2002)

University of North Florida Outstanding Undergraduate Teaching Award (2001-2002)

UNF Nominee for the Carnegie/CASE Professor of the Year Award (2001-2002)
 

Affiliations

American Political Science Association

Global Health Council

International Studies Association

Southern Political Science Association

World Affairs Council, Jacksonville
 

Grants and Contracts Awarded

UNF Faculty/Undergraduate Research Grant ($1,000; 2005-2006)
Faculty Participant, US Department of Education Grant "MERCOSUR and Northeast Florida: A Proposal to Enhance the Academic and Business Communities' Understanding of Latin America" with Thomas Leonard, Jeffrey W. Steagall, et al. ($185,000; 2001-2003)

John Francis Reilly Irish Studies Fellowship ($2,500; 2001-2002)

Faculty Participant, Evaluation of the WAGES Program in Northeast Florida with T. Bowen, H. Thomas, P. Plumlee, M. Corrigan ($80,000; 2000-2001)

UNF Faculty/Undergraduate Research Grant ($1,500; 2000-2001)
 

Publications & Presentations

Publications

“Discussions Across Borders: A German-American Partnership.” Journal of Political Science Education. Volume 9, Number 4. November 2013.

"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.

“Tenure and Promotion: Does the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning Count?” ALIAS Notes Issue 10, No. 1 (May, 2011).

“2007 APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summaries: Track Four: Internationalizing the Curriculum II” with W. Jennings, D. C. Brooks, and J. Berg. PS: Political Science and Politics. Volume XL, Number 3, July 2007.

“Sinn Fein Without the IRA: Legitimacy or Loss of Popular Support?” with C. Hueckel. The Osprey Journal of Ideas and Inquiry. Volume VI, Spring 2007. (A grant-funded UNF Faculty/Undergraduate Research Project.)

"Moving From Thought to Action." Global Healthlink. Washington, DC: Global Health Council. No. 115 p. 20. May-June 2002.

“Think Globally and Act Locally: Local Implementation of Japan’s Internationalization Policy” with A. Y. K. Davis. The Osprey Journal of Ideas and Inquiry. Volume II. Fall 2002. (A grant-funded UNF Faculty/Undergraduate Research project.)

Presentations

“Delivering International Studies Online: How to Create an Effective Online Learning Environment” Roundtable Discussion Invited Participant at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, GA, February 17-20, 2010.

“Internationalizing Course Discussions: Round Two of a German-American Partnership” with D. Fuchs and S. Engelkamp. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA, January 7-9, 2010.
 

“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.
 

ZeiserContact Information

Building 51, Room 2104

(904) 620-1931

pzeiser@unf.edu