Northeastern Political Science Association
CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION
2004 Annual Meeting
November 11-13, 2004
Omni Parker House, Boston, MA
The Northeastern Political Science Association will hold its 36th Annual Meeting on November 11-13, 2004 at the Omni Parker House in Boston, Massachusetts. We invite paper, panel, and roundtable submissions from political scientists, political science graduate students, journalists and practitioners. Paper proposals should be submitted directly to appropriate Chair of the sections listed below. All proposals must include the information required in “Proposal Submission” section below. Only one paper submission per person will be accepted. If you are uncertain about your paper’s placement, send the proposal to the Program Chair or contact him to clarify the appropriate section. Individuals are strongly encouraged to serve as panel chairs and/or discussants, and should send such requests to the appropriate section chairs. The deadline for proposals is Monday, May 17, 2004. There is always a strong need for faculty chairs and discussants. Graduate students will find the Northeastern a friendly venue.
Department of Government and Politics, St. John’s University, 300 Howard Avenue,
Staten Island, NY 10301. Phones: 718 390-4585 (w) or 516 599-5811 (h); Fax: 718 390-4347
CONGRESS, PRESIDENCY, AND THE COURTS
All aspects of legislative studies, presidential research, constitutional law and the courts,
the intersection of, and relationships among, the three branches.
J. Mark Wrighton
Department of Political Science, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 603-862-2792; Fax: 603-862-0178; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
STATE-LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND INTERGOVERNMENTAL RELATIONS
All aspects of state and local governments, federalism, intergovernmental relations, and elections.
Joseph R. Marbach
Department of Political Science, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ 07079
Phone: 973-761-9384; Fax: 973-275-2366; Email: email@example.com
PARTIES, INTEREST GROUPS, SOCIAL MOVEMENTS,
AND ELECTORAL BEHAVIOR
All aspects of U.S. parties, interest groups, social movements, political behavior, elections, and public opinion.
Sean Q Kelly
Department of Political Science, Niagara University, NY 14109
Phone: 716-286-8092; Fax: 716-286-8061; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
PUBLIC POLICY AND PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
Papers, panels, and roundtables on all topics in public policy and public administration.
Stanley P. Berard
College of St.
Catherine, 2004 Randolph Avenue, Campus Mailbox 4085, St. Paul, MN 55105
All areas of political theory, political philosophy, and political thought broadly defined, including ancient,
modern, contemporary, American, democratic, and normative political theory;
papers or panels on current controversies or recent publications.
Bruce E. Caswell
Department of Political Science, Rowan University, Glassboro, NJ 08028
Phone: (856) 256-4866; E-mail: email@example.com
All aspects of international relations, including the causes and consequences of international cooperation,
globalization, foreign policy, conflict and peace studies, international political economy, and international organizations.
Papers on other issues of international relations are also welcomed.
Francine J. D'Amico
Department of Political Science, The Maxwell School, Syracuse University, 100 Eggers Hall, Syracuse,
New York 13244-1020 Phone: 315-781-7012, 315-443-9082 fax, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNATIONAL STUDIES ASSOCIATION-NORTHEAST
Any aspect of international studies, including but not limited to international security, global political economy,
transnational social movements, the environment, and encounters between cultures and civilizations.
Submissions on “identity and governance” are particularly welcome.
Department of Political Science, University of Delaware, 404 Smith Hall, Newark, DE 19716-2574
Phone: (302) 831-2598, Fax: (302) 831-4452, Email: email@example.com
All areas of comparative politics, including the politics of advanced industrial, post-communist, or developing countries;
cross-regional studies.; broad theoretical issues such as democratization, economic development,
globalization, and ethnic or nationalist conflict.
Erik N. Budd
Department of Social Sciences, Fitchburg State College, 160 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420-2697
Phone: (978) 665-3732, Fax: (978) 665-4530, E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
GENDER, RACE, AND ETHNICITY
All proposals dealing with gender, race, and ethnicity. Especially encouraged are proposals on racial, ethnic,
and gender identity, as well as the intersections of these and/or other potential identities.
All methodological perspectives are welcome.
Department of Political Science, Barnard Hall, Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY 11550-1040
Phone: 516‑463‑5619, Fax: (516) 463-6519, E-Mail: PSCRZP@hofstra.edu
ENVIRONMENTAL POLITICS AND POLICY
All paper, panel and roundtable proposal dealing with environmental politics and policy, whether American,
international, or comparative. Topics may include also sustainable development, environmental movements and their opponents;
environmentalism, its variants and rivals; environmental policy formation and implementation; environmental regimes; management
of common pool resources; and environmental policy analysis. Interdisciplinary approaches are especially welcome.
Paul A. Barresi
Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH 03106
Phone: (603) 668-2211 Ext. 2247, E-Mail: email@example.com
Canadian and Comparative-focused topics, on political behavior or institutions. Papers and panels on free trade
and on the post-9/11 US-Canada foreign policy divergence are particularly welcome
Government Department, Suffolk University, 41 Temple Street, Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-573-8506, Fax: 617-367-4623 (fax), Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
TEACHING, LEARNING, AND THE PROFESSION
All aspects of undergraduate and graduate teaching, especially in the areas of integrating technology into the curriculum,
the use of cooperative and collaborative learning techniques, and experiential learning. Proposals are also welcome
on the future of the profession and on professional education in political science, including approaches
to preparing new professionals for academic and non-academic positions.
Department of Political Science, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532
Phone: 301-687-4277; Fax: 301-687-4760; Email: email@example.com
Departments that have a job vacancy and will be represented at the meeting are encouraged to send a job description
and the name of their representative. Individuals seeking employment, and who are planning to attend the meeting,
should also send a C.V. by November 1. Also, in cooperation with APSA, we can use the Placement Service
element of APSA's E-Jobs system to arrange interviews. Through E-Jobs, employers and candidates indicate
their availability for interviews during the NPSA meeting. Employers would then contact the candidates
to confirm attendance, and to arrange meetings at the conference. Access to the E-Jobs database
is free for APSA members (individuals and departments).
Department of History and Political Science, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA 15940
Phone: 814-472-3600; Fax: 814-472-3044; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
OMNI PARKER HOUSE HOTEL INFORMATION
On the web at: http://www.omnihotels.com/hotels/default.asp?h_id=20
Omni Parker House, 60 School Street, Boston, MA 02108. Reservation Phone: 617-227-8600 or 1-800-THE-OMNI (6664).
The special conference room rate of $140 + tax per night for a single or double room is available until October 11, 2004.
When calling to reserve a room, the group name is Northeastern Political Science Association.
Your reservation should be guaranteed for late arrival (after 6:00 PM). You must cancel
the guaranteed reservation by 6:00 PM of the day of arrival in order not to be charged.
Deadline: May 17, 2004
Participants are urged to submit proposals via email!
Please submit a proposal to the appropriate section chair. NPSA policy prohibits multiple submissions.
Participants can present one paper only at the meeting; however, participants may also serve
as chairs or discussants on another panel or roundtable.
All proposals MUST include the following information:
Mailing address (summer and fall address, if different)
Phone (summer and fall numbers, if different)
Fax (summer and fall numbers, if different)
Email (summer and fall address, if different)
If you have co-author(s), the above information on co-author(s)
Proposal type (paper, panel, roundtable, chair, or discussant)
Title of submission
In case you violated the no-multiple submission rule, names of all sections to which your proposal was sent
If offering to serve as panel chair or discussant, indicate fields of expertise
For graduate students, name of advisor
The deadline for submissions is May 17, 2004
Please post and circulate this Call for Papers.