Northeastern Political Science Association

 

 

CALL FOR PAPERS AND PARTICIPATION

2004 Annual Meeting

November 11-13, 2004

Omni Parker House, Boston, MA

 

Conference Website

 

Conference Program

 

 

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.

 

PROGRAM CHAIR

Azzedine Layachi

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

Email: layachia@stjohns.edu

 

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: mark.wrighton@unh.edu

 

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: marbacjo@shu.edu

 

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: sqkelly@niagara.edu

 

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
Phone: 651-690-8893
, Fax: 651-690-6024, Email: sberard@lhup.edu

 

POLITICAL THEORY

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: caswell@rowan.edu

 

INTERNATIONAL RELATIONS

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: fjdamico@maxwell.syr.edu

 

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.

Matthew Hoffman

Department of Political Science, University of Delaware, 404 Smith Hall, Newark, DE 19716-2574

Phone: (302) 831-2598, Fax: (302) 831-4452, Email: mjhoff@udel.edu

 

COMPARATIVE POLITICS

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: ebudd@fsc.edu

 

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.

Rosanna Perotti

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: p.barresi@snhu.edu

 

CANADIAN POLITICS

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

Melissa Haussman

Government Department, Suffolk University, 41 Temple Street, Boston, MA 02114

Phone: 617-573-8506, Fax: 617-367-4623 (fax), Email: mhaussma@suffolk.edu

 

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.

John O’Rorke

Department of Political Science, Frostburg State University, Frostburg, MD 21532

Phone: 301-687-4277; Fax: 301-687-4760; Email: jororke@mail.frostburg.edu

 

EMPLOYMENT SERVICE

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).

Joseph Melusky

Department of History and Political Science, Saint Francis University, Loretto, PA 15940

Phone: 814-472-3600; Fax: 814-472-3044; Email: jmelusky@sfcpa.edu

 

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.

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PROPOSAL SUBMISSION

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:

Name

Position

Institutional Affiliation

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

An abstract

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.