Panel Review

PT 5 Rights, Personhood, Disabilities

Panel Title: PT 5 Rights, Personhood, Disabilities

Panel Date/Time: 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 26

Chair: Geoffrey Kurtz, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, gkurtz@bmcc.cuny.edu 

Discussant: Geoffrey Kurtz, Borough of Manhattan Community College, City University of New York, gkurtz@bmcc.cuny.edu 


Title:  utilitarian vs rights-based ethics: degrees of separation

Published Name: chrysoula gitsoulis

Institution: ccny/cuny


Title: Disability, Personhood, and Justice

Published Name: Fitore Hyseni

Institution: Syracuse University


Title:  The Logic of Rights

Published Name: Aleksandar Savanović

Institution: University of Banja Luka, Faculty of Political Sciences



UG2 Comparative Politics

Panel Title: UG2 Comparative Politics

Panel Date/Time: 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 12

Chair: Michael A. Iasilli, Ph.D. Fellow, St. John's University, michaeliasilli@gmail.com

Discussant: Michael A. Iasilli, Ph.D. Fellow, St. John's University, michaeliasilli@gmail.com

Title:  Far Right Politics and the Shaping of Migration Policy: Austria and Germany’s Divergence

Published Name: Alexander Hayes

Institution: Hofstra University

Co-presenter(s) I don't know if this counts as a co-presenter, but my faculty sponsor is Carolyn Dudek, Hofstra University, Carolyn.M.Dudek@hofstra.edu

Title:  From Anarchy to Civil War: The Escalation of Violence in Iraq, 2003-2006

Published Name: Lydia Heye

Institution: University of Portland

Co-presenter(s) Kelsie McKee, University of Portland, mckee19@up.eduCo-author(s): Kelsie McKee, University of Portland, mckee19@up.edu Jeffrey Meiser, University of Portland, meiser@up.edu

Title:  The Ethics of Chemical Warfare

Published Name: Amne Madi

Institution: Marymount Manhattan College


Title: Climate States: A New World Order

Published Name: Miskat Rahman

Institution: Marymount Manhattan College


Title:  A Quantitative Look at the Effect of Regime Type on Women’s Political Freedom

Published Name: Allison Walkley

Institution: University at Albany



IP1 Contemporary Issues in Identity Politics

Panel Title: IP1 Contemporary Issues in Identity Politics

Panel Date/Time: 11:15 AM - 12:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 23

Chair: Cyril Ghosh, Wagner College, cyril.ghosh@wagner.edu

Discussant: Cyril Ghosh, Wagner College, cyril.ghosh@wagner.edu

 


Title:  FRANCE'S PROTRACTED PROBLEM WITH CONSERVATIVE MUSLIM ATTIRES: A PUBLIC OPINION RESEARCH

Published Name: Fatih Cetin

Institution: University of Massachusetts Amherst


Title:  Coming Out Narratives and Making the Personal Political in Marriage Equality Movements

Published Name: Helma de Vries-Jordan

Institution: University of Pittsburgh at Bradford


Title:  Representation and Rights at the Intersections: The Impact of LGBT Politicians in the United States

Published Name: Julie Hollar

Institution: Hunter College, CUNY


Title:  Populism and Women's Rights in Latin America

Published Name: Jane Marcus-Delgado

Institution: College of Staten Island, CUNY


Title: The End of Social Movements?

Published Name: Martin Wenglinsky

Institution: Quinnipiac University



PT 2 Oakeshott, Hayek, and Walzer

Panel Title: PT 2 Oakeshott, Hayek, and Walzer

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 27

Chair: Timothy Waligore, Pace University, twaligore@pace.edu

Discussant: Timothy Waligore, Pace University, twaligore@pace.edu

 


Title: Hayek and Oakeshott on Rationalism 

Published Name: Eugene Callahan

Institution: NYU


Title:  Social Democracy in a Lockean Culture: Michael Walzer’s Dilemma

Published Name: Geoffrey Kurtz

Institution: BMCC-CUNY


Title:  Conservatism and the Conduct of Conduct

Published Name: Jacob Segal

Institution: Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York



PT 4 The Self, Plurality, and Contingency

Panel Title: PT 4 The Self, Plurality, and Contingency

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 26

Chair: Matthew Stein, Temple University, tuf96836@temple.edu

Discussant: Matthew Stein, Temple University, tuf96836@temple.edu

 


Title:  Götterdämmerung: Weber on Clarification and Political Life

Published Name: Nels Frantzen

Institution: SUNY Albany: Department of Political Science


Title:  Thinking with Arendt and Rousseau: Between Plurality and Universality

Published Name: Tatiana Llaguno

Institution: New School for Social Research



AP2 American Political Issues and Political Science

Panel Title: AP2 American Political Issues and Political Science

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 23  

Chair: Eric Svenson, Sam Houston State University, eps007@shsu.edu

Discussant: Eric Svensen, Sam Houston State University, esp007@shsu.edu


Title:  A Theory of Lip Service over Legwork for Veterans Policies in the United States

Published Name: Lindsey Cormack

Institution: Stevens Institute of Technology


Title: An Option for Studying American Politics: A Gloss on Perestroika

Published Name: David Ricci

Institution: Hebrew University, Jerusalem


Title:  From Imperial to Imperiled: The Emerging Post-Post-modern Presidency in the time of Trump.

Published Name: Jim Twombly

Institution: Elmira College

Co-presenter(s) Chuck Lindsay & Devin WoolfCo-author(s): Chuck Lindsay & Devin Woolf


HP2 Ethnicity, Economics, and Political System

Panel Title: HP2 Ethnicity, Economics, and Political System

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 7

Chair: Rich Taylor, St. John’s University, taylorr2@stjohns.edu

Discussant: Rich Taylor, St. John’s University, taylorr2@stjohns.edu


Title: Fiscal Decisions & Political Consequences: Hosni Mubarak, Neoliberalism in Egypt, & The Arab Spring Revolution

Published Name: Chris Cody

Institution: St. John’s University


Title: Communist Apathy

Published Name: Michael Iasilli

Institution: St. John's University/SUNY Suffolk Community College


Title: Coming to America: Tracing Du Boisian Double Consciousness through HBCUs

Published Name: Mark Anthony Lewin

Institution: St. Johns University Queens



HP3 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Art of Media

Panel Title: HP3 Interdisciplinary Perspectives on the Art of Media

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 22

Panel Chair: Phyllis Conn, St. John’s University, connp@stjohns.edu

Panel Discussant: Phyllis Conn, St. John’s University, connp@stjohns.edu


Title:  Re-imaging a Sultan – Political Cartoons of Abdulhamid II in the Young Turk Era

Published Name: Mustafa Gokcek

Institution: Niagara University


Title: Journalistic Perspectives on Ideal Media and the Transformation of Media’s Role in Turkey

Published Name: Hakan Karaaytu

Institution: Niagara University


Title: The Power of Place: Art Media and the Promotion of Niagara Falls

Published Name: Mary Helen Miskuly

Institution: Niagara University


Title: Depression, creativity, and art therapy

Published Name: Farahnaz Tafreshi

Institution: Niagara University



CP4 Women in Politics -- Empowerment & Discrimination

Panel Title: CP4 Women in Politics -- Empowerment & Discrimination

Panel Date/Time: 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Room: Main Hall 23A 

Panel Chair: Jane Marcus-Delgado, CUNY College of Staten Island, Jane.MarcusDelgado@csi.cuny.edu

Panel Discussant: Jane Marcus-Delgado, CUNY College of Staten Island, Jane.MarcusDelgado@csi.cuny.edu

 


Title:  EFFECTIVENESS OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND GENDER EQUALITY AS TOOLS OF POLITICAL EMPOWERMENT IN AFRICA.

Published Name: John Bukenya

Institution: University of Massachusetts Lowell

Co-presenter(s) Cecilia Idika Kalu PhD Global Studies Teaching Assistant University of Massachusetts LowellCo-author(s): Cecilia Idika Kalu PhD Global Studies Teaching Assistant University of Massachusetts Lowell

Title:  WIELDING WOMEN AS TROPHIES OF WAR IN RELIGIOUS AND ETHNIC CONFLICTS

Published Name: cecilia idika-kalu

Institution: University of Massachusetts, Lowell

Co-author(s): JOHN BUKENYA UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS, LOWELL john_bukenya@student.uml.edu

Title:  Gender and Party Leader Exits

Published Name: Brenda O'Neill

Institution: University of Calgary

Co-author(s): David Stewart, University of Calgary (Alberta, Canada), dstewart@ucalgary.ca

Title:  Women, NGOs, and state-society relationships in rural Bangladesh

Published Name: Nayma Qayum

Institution: Manhattanville College



IR 3 Issues in International Relations

Panel Title: IR 3 Issues in International Relations

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 23

Chair: Frank Le Veness, St. John’s University, levenesf@stjohns.edu

Discussant: Frank Le Veness, St. John’s University, levenesf@stjohns.edu


Title: Far-right extremism and the “war on terror”

Published Name: Ariel Mekler

Institution: Graduate Center, The City University of New York


Title: Chinese perception of U.S. Indo-Pacific Strategy

Published Name: Liang Meng

Institution: Wuhan University / University of Virginia


Title:  Before and After: How the Electorate Opts to Change or Keep Voting Patterns after Economic Difficulties

Published Name: Kyu Chul Shin

Institution: West Virginia University


Title:  The Grand Chessboard Reloaded: The Latest Dynamics of the Asian Energy Space

Published Name: Dudlak Tamas

Institution: Corvinus University of Budapest



PT 3 Travel, Immigration, Statelessness

Panel Title: PT 3 Travel, Immigration, Statelessness

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 27

Chair: Jacob Segal, Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York,  j_segal@hotmail.com

Discussant: Jacob Segal, Kingsborough Community College of the City University of New York,  j_segal@hotmail.com

 


Title:  Immigrant integration in a post-secular society

Published Name: Adrian N. Atanasescu

Institution: University of Toronto


Title: Escaping Vice or Engaging Corruption: Travel, Edification, and Degeneration in Jonathan Swift’s Gulliver’s Travels

Published Name: Donal Gill

Institution: Concordia University


Title:  The Political Economy of Capitalism

Published Name: Veena Soni

Institution: JAI NARAYAN VYAS UNIVERSITY JODHPUR (RAJ)

Co-author(s): INDIVIDUAL PAPER

Title:  Social Capital in the Creation of Inclusive Identities: The Case of European Identity

Published Name: Sukru Yurtsever

Institution: Gebze Technical University



PT 6 Marx, Death, and Disenchantment

Panel Title: PT 6 Marx, Death, and Disenchantment

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 26

Chair: Nels Frantzen, State University of New York at Albany, nels.frantzen@gmail.com

Discussant: Nels Frantzen, State University of New York at Albany, nels.frantzen@gmail.com

 


Title: Grave Disrespect: Reparations for the Dead and Political Legitimacy

Published Name: Timothy Waligore

Institution: Pace University


Title: Parties of Catastrophe: Keynes, Marxism, and Apocalypse

Published Name: Asher Wycoff

Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY


Title: The Disenchantment and Educative Role of Revolutionary Enthusiasm in Kant's and Marx's thinking

Published Name: Yichuan Zhou

Institution: The New School for Social Research



PPPA1 Contemporary Studies on Brazilian Law and Politics

Panel Title: PPPA1 Contemporary Studies on Brazilian Law and Politics

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 22

Chair: Diogo de Almeida Viana dos Santos, diogosantos@nagoya-u.jp 

Discussant: Diogo de Almeida Viana dos Santos, diogosantos@nagoya-u.jp 


Title: Judicial Activism vs. Judicial Restraint: a Brief Analysis of the Brazilian Experience

Published Name: Euller Andrade

Institution: Maranhao State Comptrollers Officer, Brazil

Co-presenter(s) Felipe SantosCo-author(s): Felipe M. Santos, Anamaria Silva

Title: Democratic Legitimacy and the Anticipation of Presidential Elections in Contemporary Brazil: A Case Study

Published Name: Diogo Santos

Institution: Pitágoras University, Brazil

Co-presenter(s) Mayana AraújoCo-author(s): Danilo Miranda, Mayana Araújo

Title: The Legal Principle of the Brazilian Reorganization Bankruptcy Law Applied to Transnational Corporations: The OI Communication Group Case Study

Published Name: Pedro M.S. Serejo

Institution: Santa Terezinha University

Co-presenter(s) Luciano Martins BarbosaCo-author(s): Maria Tereza Cabral Costa Oliveira, Luciano Martins Barbosa, University of Maranhão/UFMA

Title: Compliance for Small and Medium Enterprises: a Brazilian Challenge

Published Name: Argemiro Vale

Institution: Cia Vale, Brazil

Co-presenter(s) Humberto OliveiraCo-author(s): Francinaldo Carvalho, Humberto Oliveira


PPPA2 Evaluating Leaders, Programs and Processes

Panel Title: PPPA2 Evaluating Leaders, Programs and Processes

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 23A

Chair: Roxana Toma, Roxana.Toma@esc.edu

Discussant: Roxana Toma, Roxana.Toma@esc.edu


Title:  Architecture of Leadership: Behavioral Integrity and the Role of Strategy, Innovation, and Vision on Both Leaders and Followers

Published Name: Remi Alapo

Institution: Borough of Manhattan Community College, BMCC - CUNY


Title: Beyond Discretion: Asylum Adjudication in "Similar" Cases

Published Name: Paul Celentano

Institution: CUNY Graduate Center



AP3 Public Law & Political Science

Panel Title: AP3 Public Law & Political Science

Panel Date/Time: 2:45 PM - 4:15 PM

Room: Main Hall 7

Chair: Joshua Meddaugh, Clayton State University, joshuameddaugh@clayton.edu

Discussant: Joshua Meddaugh, Clayton State University, joshuameddaugh@clayton.edu


Title:  An Assessment of Justice Antonin Scalia’s Role in the Use of Legislative History in Statutory Interpretation and Judicial Decision Making

Published Name: Sean Shannon

Institution: SUNY Oneonta


Title:  The Limits of Constitutional Conservativism

Published Name: Eric Svensen

Institution: Sam Houston State University



Plenary Session - Domingo Morel: 'Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy'

Panel Title: Plenary Session - Domingo Morel: 'Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy'

Panel Date/Time: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM

Faculty Dining Room

Domingo Morel, Assistant Professor, Political Science, Rutgers University – Newark, discusses his recent book: Takeover: Race, Education, and American Democracy.



CP3 Issues of Democracy in Northern Africa & the Greater Middle East

Panel Title: CP3 Issues of Democracy in Northern Africa & the Greater Middle East

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 12

Chair: Nayma Qayum, Ph.D., Manhattanville College, Nayma.Qayum@mville.edu

Discussant: Nayma Qayum, Ph.D., Manhattanville College, Nayma.Qayum@mville.edu

 


Title:   A Comparative Analysis of Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Interventions in Mali, Guinea Bissau and The Gambia (2012-2017): Implications on Democracy and Governance

Published Name: Binneh Minteh

Institution: Rutgers University


Title:  Welcoming Outsiders: An Assessment of Public Attitudes Toward Refugees

Published Name: Halil Ozen

Institution: College of Staten Island, CUNY

Co-author(s): I. Efe Tokdemir, Ohio State University, tokdemir.1@osu.edu

Title:  Re-conceptualizing Banieen-e-Pakistan: A Case Study of the ‘Great Leader’ From the Land of the Five Rivers

Published Name: Jeanne Zaino, Ph.D.

Institution: Iona College


Title:  Social democracy in Turkey between despair and hope: An analysis of the Republican People's Party's perception of Syrian refugees

Published Name: Ezel Sahinkaya

Institution: New York University



APSA Communications Workshop: Political Science in the Public Arena: Communications Strategies for Scholars

Panel Title: APSA Communications Workshop: Political Science in the Public Arena: Communications Strategies for Scholars

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 7

“Political Science in the Public Arena: Communication Strategies for Scholars" is a workshop designed to assist political scientists in sharing their research with the public. It will introduce the hows and whys of public engagement and discuss tools and tips for effective communication with the media, policymakers, and the public.



IR 1 Rise of China

Panel Title: IR 1 Rise of China

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 23

Chair: Isil Akbulut Gok, Sacred Heart University, akbulutgoki@sacredheart.edu

Discussant: Sharon Murphy, Nazareth College of Rochester, smurphy3@naz.edu 


Title:  Construction and Destruction:Dilemma in Recipient Countries under China’s “One Belt One Road” Initiative

Published Name: Rui Nie

Institution: Central China Normal University


Title: Reality, Rhetoric and Conflicting Regional Objectives: Mutual Threat Perception and China as a Target of North Korean Nukes

Published Name: Peter Richardson

Institution: Northeastern University


Title:  The Historical Logic of Bipolarity in East Asia and the Rising Sino- American Rivalry: Some Implications for the Emerging Asian State System

Published Name: Aaron Zack

Institution: John Jay College

Co-presenter(s) noneCo-author(s): none

PPPA3 Administrative Reform and Policy Learning

Panel Title: PPPA3 Administrative Reform and Policy Learning

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 23A

Chair: Gina L. Keel, State University of New York at Oneonta, keelgl@oneonta.edu

Discussant: Gina L. Keel, State University of New York at Oneonta, keelgl@oneonta.edu

 

 


Title:  Managing the 2017 Ebola Outbreak in Democratic Republic of the Congo

Published Name: Peter Mameli

Institution: John Jay College of Criminal Justice


Title: Public Sector Corruption and Dysfunctional Social Capital in Lebanon

Published Name: Roxana Toma

Institution: SUNY Empire State College, School for Graduate Studies



CP2 Populism & Economic Voting

Panel Title: CP2 Populism & Economic Voting

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 26

Chair: Anthony Spanakos, Ph.D., Montclair State University, spanakost@mail.montclair.edu

Discussant: Anthony Spanakos, Ph.D., Montclair State University, spanakost@mail.montclair.edu

 


Title:  The Working Class in the “New Turkey”: An Exploration

Published Name: Canberk Koçak

Institution: University of Lisbon

Co-presenter(s) Ezgi Cengiz, University of Massachusetts Amherst, eaksar@umass.eduCo-author(s): Ezgi Cengiz, University of Massachusetts Amherst, eaksar@umass.edu

Title:  The BJP and Lower Caste Voters: Altering the Political Context of Ethnic Cleavages

Published Name: Deepika Padmanabhan

Institution: New York University

Co-presenter(s) Catherine Semanie-Spangenberg (NYU): crs618@nyu.edu Shanze Fatima Rauf (NYU): sfr275@nyu.edu

Title:  Economic Voting in Pakistan

Published Name: Shanze Fatima Rauf

Institution: New York University


Title: Voting Behavior in Eastern Europe: Explaining Populist Support

Published Name: Catherine Semanie-Spangenberg

Institution: New York University

Co-presenter(s) Deepika Padmanabhan dp2662@nyu.edu (New York University, Graduate Student) Shanze Fatima Rauf sfr275@nyu.edu (New York University, Graduate Student)

Title: Populism, Democracy, and Authoritarianism: Turkey in Theoretical and Comparative Perspective

Published Name: Yunus Sozen

Institution: Princeton University



AP1 Parties, Campaigns & Elections

Panel Title: AP1 Parties, Campaigns & Elections

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 22

Chair: Jim Twombly, Elmira College, jtwombly@elmira.edu

Discussant: Jim Twombly, Elmira College, jtwombly@elmira.edu


Title:  Political Divide: Polarized Partisans and the Absentee Middle

Published Name: Tracy Goodwin

Institution: Stony Brook University


Title:  The Politics of Restoring Voting Rights After Incarceration in the U.S.

Published Name: Taneisha Means

Institution: Vassar College

Co-presenter(s) Alexandra Hatch, Vassar College, ahatch@vassar.eduCo-author(s): Alexandra Hatch, Vassar College, ahatch@vassar.edu

Title:  Populism and the Constitution

Published Name: Abbey Santoro

Institution: St. John's University


Title: It's My Party, and I'll Cry If I Want To: Applying Social Envy Theory to Senate Confirmation Votes on U.S. Supreme Court Justices in the 21st Century 

Published Name: Adam Stone

Institution: Georgia State University



HP1 The Struggle for the Soul of Europe: Authoritarianism, Terror, & Civic Empowerment

Panel Title: HP1 The Struggle for the Soul of Europe: Authoritarianism, Terror, & Civic Empowerment

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 7

Chair: Michael Iasilli, St. John’s University, michaeliasilli@gmail.com

Discussant: Michael Iasilli, St. John’s University, michaeliasilli@gmail.com

 


Title:  Societal Status as a Security Vulnerability: Human Trafficking in Nepal

Published Name: Yaela Collins

Institution: The Bassiouni Group/ Friends of Adwan Nepal

Co-presenter(s) Sabrina Diaz- paper co-author/presenter Dr. Bishnu Maya Pariyar- Dalit rights expert to present on the caste system and vulnerable communities in Nepal (specifically Dalit women and children) Dr. David Bassiouni- Humanitarian/development expert to present on the connections between development and security Joan Goldman- Awareness expert to present on the structure of FAN and organization strategies for issue mitigation Co-author(s): Sabrina Diaz, independent researcher

Title: Framing Political Debates Based on the Attainment of Women’s Suffrage: The Case of Great Britain, 1916-1930

Published Name: Sofia Sedergren

Institution: The Graduate Center, City University of New York


Title:  Constellation's Errand of Mercy to Ireland in 1880

Published Name: Harvey Strum

Institution: sage colleges

Co-presenter(s) NoneCo-author(s): None

Title:  Ecological activism in a semi-authoritarian regime: The Russian case

Published Name: Julia Sweet

Institution: Rutgers University



IR 5 Questions of International Relations

Panel Title: IR 5 Questions of International Relations

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room: Main Hall 27

Chair: M. Victoria Perez-Rios, CUNY John Jay College of Criminal Justice, mperez-rios@jjay.cuny.edu

Discussant: Roshen Hendrickson, CUNY College of Staten Island, roshen.hendrickson@csi.cuny.edu


Title: Trump’s ‘America First’ Trade Policy and the Transition of Political Power in U.S. Trade Institutions

Published Name: Jesse Liss

Institution: CUNY


Title: Energy Politics in Central Asia: Geopolitics of Power and Influence

Published Name: Luba Racanska

Institution: St. John's University


Title: A War by Any Other Name: Is Military Humanitarianism under R2P Self-defeating?

Published Name: Sarah Shah

Institution: The Graduate Center, CUNY



Keynote Address - The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration, and Democratic Justice

Panel Title: Keynote Address - The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration, and Democratic Justice

Panel Date/Time: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Room: TBD   

Title: The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration, and Democratic Justice    

The Keynote Speaker will discuss the central themes of her most recent book, The Political Value of Time: Citizenship, Duration, and Democratic Justice (Cambridge University Press, 2018).    

Speaker: Elizabeth F. Cohen

Associate Professor Elizabeth F. Cohen’s specialties include immigration and citizenship, contemporary and modern political theory, and history of political thought. She is the author of Semi-Citizenship in Democratic Politics. Her so to be released book, The Political Value of Time, explores the idea of time within democratic theory and practice. Elizabeth F. Cohen demonstrates how political procedures use quantities of time to confer and deny citizenship rights.



IR 2 Global Issues

Panel Title: IR 2 Global Issues

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 23

Chair: Sharon Murphy, Nazareth College of Rochester, smurphy3@naz.edu 

Discussant: Aaron Zack, John Jay College, aaronmzack@protonmail.com


Title:   Interorganizational Networking Patterns in Peace Operations

Published Name: Isil Akbulut-Gok

Institution: Sacred Heart University


Title:  Iran's Nuclear Dilemma

Published Name: Kristen Blake

Institution: Molloy College


Title:  The Squandering of American Hegemony: A Framework for the Analysis of the Current President's Russian Roulette and the Actions of Many of his Predecessors

Published Name: Brian Ford

Institution: New York City Department of Education


Title: Explaining Authoritarian Reactions to Relief Aid

Published Name: Bann Seng Tan

Institution: Bogazici University

Co-author(s): Nicholas R. Davis, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

PT 1 Crisis, Democracy, and Philosophy

Panel Title: PT 1 Crisis, Democracy, and Philosophy

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 22

Chair: Patricia Moynagh, Wagner College, patricia.moynagh@wagner.edu

Discussant: Patricia Moynagh, Wagner College, patricia.moynagh@wagner.edu


Title: Resisting representation: the right of resistance as a right of the magistrates? 

Published Name: Jordanco Jovanoski

Institution: New school For Social Research


Title:  Reading the crisis of democracy under the lens of Giovanni Sartori: A new research agenda beyond the Alarmist Bubble

Published Name: Matteo Laruffa

Institution: Harvard University


Title:  What is “the Political” in Political Philosophy?

Published Name: Matthew Stein

Institution: Temple University



Roundtable: Topics in Ancient Political Thought

Panel Title: Roundtable: Topics in Ancient Political Thought

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 26

Moderator: Jeffrey Miller, State University of New York at New Paltz, millerj@newpaltz.edu 

Panelists

Sydney Paluch, Dartmouth College, sydney.paluch@yahoo.com

Yidi Wu, Boston College, yidiwu@email.arizona.edu

 


Title:  Tragedy and Democratic Thought in Aeschylus' 'Persians'

Published Name: Jeff Miller

Institution: State University of New York at New Paltz


Title: The Ambiguity of Antony and Cleopatra : Interrupting Phallocentric Schemes of Objectification Through the Mutual Gaze

Published Name: Sydney Paluch

Institution: Dartmouth College



SL1 State and Local Policy Matters & Governance

Panel Title: SL1 State and Local Policy Matters & Governance

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 23A

Chair: Jim Twombly, Elmira College, jtwombly@elmira.edu 

Discussant: Joshua Meddaugh, Clayton State University, joshuameddaugh@clayton.edu


Title:  Alabama’s Attempt at BMV Closures after Implementing Strict Photo ID

Published Name: Shawn Donahue

Institution: Binghamton University (SUNY)


Title:  Diagonal Diffusion Dynamics: Early Adoption of US Offshore Wind and Medicinal Marijuana Policies

Published Name: Michael Motta

Institution: Farmingdale State College


Title:  The Use of Narrative Policy Framing in the Village Dissolution Debate: Social Media Messaging in the Brockport and Lyons Dissolution Efforts

Published Name: Lisa Parshall

Institution: Daemen College


Title:  The Limits of Generational Turnover and Policy Change in the New York State Assembly

Published Name: Eric Radezky

Institution: New York State Assembly



CP1 Decentralization & Reform

Panel Title: CP1 Decentralization & Reform

Panel Date/Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Room: Main Hall 27

Chair: Anthony Spanakos, Ph.D., Montclair State University, spanakost@mail.montclair.edu

Discussant: Anthony Spanakos, Ph.D., Montclair State University, spanakost@mail.montclair.edu

 


Title:  Decentralization and Federalism in Pakistan: A Rational choice perspective

Published Name: Sayaf Iqbal

Institution: New York University


Title: Shifting Institutional Structure and Decline of the Social-Democratic Left

Published Name: Itay Chay Machtei Samov

Institution: New York University


Title:  Constitutional Ambiguity and the Crisis of Spain's Decentralization Model

Published Name: Sofia Rivera Sojo

Institution: New York University (NYU)


Title:   Judicialization of Politics and New Constitutionalism in Latin America

Published Name: Mishella Romo

Institution: Montclair State University


Title:  Decentralization and Local Governance in China

Published Name: Xiaoqi Sun

Institution: Wilf Family Department of Politics, New York University



IR 4 Problems in International Relations

Panel Title: IR 4 Problems in International Relations

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 23

Chair: Harvey Strum, Sage Colleges, strumh@hotmail.com

Discussant: Roxana Toma, SUNY Empire State College, roxanamalina@yahoo.com

 


Title:  States of Exception: Transnistria and Sovereign Recognition

Published Name: Michael Busch

Institution: The City College of New York

Co-presenter(s) Garri RivkinCo-author(s): Garri Rivkin

Title:  The United States’ Role in the Return of Nigeria’s Stolen Assets

Published Name: Roshen Hendrickson

Institution: College of Staten Island (CUNY)


Title:  Separatist Movements and Sovereignty: The Spanish Case

Published Name: Maria Victoria Pérez-Ríos

Institution: John Jay College of Criminal Justice, CUNY


Title:  Nationalization, Structural Adustment Lending, and the Copper Industry in Zambia

Published Name: christopher sarver

Institution: Manhattanville College



UG1 American Politics

Panel Title: UG1 American Politics

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 12 

Discussant: Tracy Goodwin, StonyBrook University, Tracy.Goodwin@stonybrook.edu

Chair: Tracy Goodwin, StonyBrook University, Tracy.Goodwin@stonybrook.edu


Title: The sliver knight, fighting for our First Amendment rights.

Published Name: Zayn Aga

Institution: Green Mountain Collage

Co-presenter(s) Zebediah Sulmasy, (research assistant), Green Mountain Collage, zebsulmasy@gmail.com Co-author(s): Not Applicable

Title: Analyzing Congressional Bipartisanship

Published Name: Benjamin Lucas

Institution: Wagner College


Title:  The Future of Populism in the Two-Party System

Published Name: Michael Pardo

Institution: Wagner College


Title:  Analogies in Politics

Published Name: Kevin Shan

Institution: Stony Brook University

Co-presenter(s) Jason Barabas, PhD. Stony Brook University. jason.barabas@stonybrook.edu

UG3 International Politics

Panel Title: UG3 International Politics

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 22

Chair: Jane Marcus-Delgado, College of Staten Island, jane.marcusdelgado@csi.cuny.edu 

Discussant: Jane Marcus-Delgado, College of Staten Island, jane.marcusdelgado@csi.cuny.edu   


Title:  Happy Anniversary? A Ten Year Review on the United Nations Human Rights Council

Published Name: Lena Cotter

Institution: CUNY College of Staten Island


Title: “Abdullah Öcalan’s ‘Democratic Confederalism’, its philosophical genealogy and application in Rojava, Syria”

Published Name: Kenneth Dillon

Institution: Rider University

Co-author(s): Advisor, Dr. Olivia Newman (Rider University Department of Political Science; onewman@rider.edu)

Title:  Obligations of Most Developed Countries to Least Developed Countries in the Era of Climate Change

Published Name: Bailey Anne Grebbbin

Institution: Green Mountain College


Title:  Analyzing the Economic Development of the Kurdistan Region as an Rentier Economy

Published Name: Angela Zheng

Institution: Stony Brook University



CP5 Mechanisms of Institutional Reform & Constraint in American & European Government

Panel Title: CP5 Mechanisms of Institutional Reform & Constraint in American & European Government

Panel Date/Time: 8:45 AM - 10:15 AM

Room -- Main Hall 12

Panel Chair -- Michael Motta, Ph.D., J.D., Farmingdale State College, mottam@farmingdale.edu

Panel Discussant -- Michael Motta, Ph.D., J.D., Farmingdale State College, mottam@farmingdale.edu

 


Title:  Sumak Kawsay and Neoliberalism

Published Name: Marco Castillo

Institution: NYC College of Technology - CUNY


Title:  Comparison of the referendum institute in terms of selected European countries

Published Name: Matus Melus

Institution: Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Slovakia

Co-author(s): doc. PhDr. Peter Horváth, PhD. Dean of Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, SlovakiaE-mail: phorvathtt@gmail.com

Title: A Comparative Analysis of the Impeachment Process in European Countries

Published Name: Dalibor Mikus

Institution: University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Faculty of Social Sciences

Co-author(s): Ján Machyniak, University of Ss. Cyril and Methodius in Trnava, Faculty of Social Sciences, jan.machyniak@ucm.sk

Title: The Fourteenth Amendment at 150: Birthright Citizenship in an Era of Backlash

Published Name: Anand Rao

Institution: SUNY Geneseo


Title:  Coalition Agreement and Party Unity in the British House of Commons

Published Name: Brian Williams

Institution: State University of New York at Cortland



CP6 Pluralism, Social Movements & National Identity

Panel Title: CP6 Pluralism, Social Movements & National Identity

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 27

Chair: Peter W. Richardson, Ph.D., Northeastern University, peter.richardson24@gmail.com 

Discussant: Peter W. Richardson, Ph.D., Northeastern University, peter.richardson24@gmail.com 

 


Title: Same Names, Different "Games": American and Canadian Living Wage Movements in Comparative Perspective

Published Name: James Ankers

Institution: University of Toronto


Title: Religion, Land, and Social Movements: The emergence of Mara Salvatrucha and the Chinese Triads

Published Name: Sabrina Diaz

Institution: New York University


Title: Recovering Machu Picchu and Tenochtitlan: Mexico and Peru's claims for the return of cultural heritage

Published Name: Pierre Losson

Institution: CUNY - The Graduate Center


Title:  Failure of Federalism in Iraq as a Pathway to Conflict Resolution for the Kurdish People in Iraq

Published Name: Herish Mohammedamin

Institution: Near East University


Title:  The Choices of Left Parties and the Success of the Radical Right in Central and Eastern Europe

Published Name: Maria Snegovaya

Institution: Columbia University



TL 1 Teaching Matters: Pedagogy and Assessment in Political Science

Panel Title: TL 1 Teaching Matters: Pedagogy and Assessment in Political Science

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 7

Chair: Chris Palladino, Cairn University, cpalladino@cairn.edu

Discussant: Chris Palladino, Cairn University, cpalladino@cairn.edu


Title:  Is it Ethical for the President to Tweet? A Classroom Exercise in Ethics Education for Business and Political Science Courses

Published Name: Michael Armato

Institution: Albright College

Co-author(s): Daria Newfeld, Ph.D., Albright College, dnewfeld@albright.edu

Title:  Academic deliberation in an international collaboration: nuances among students in the U.S. and Korea.

Published Name: Anita Chadha

Institution: university of houston, downtown


Title: Trekking A New Courses in Online Course Delivery: iSPOC and the Future of Online Teaching

Published Name: Joshua Meddaugh

Institution: Clayton State University


Title:  "Unanticipated Assignment Extensions: Do They Matter?"

Published Name: Brandon Parrish

Institution: United States Military Academy

Co-presenter(s) Brandon Colas, United States Military Academy, Brandon.colas@usma.edu Devlin Winkelstein, United States Military Academy, Devlin.Winkelstein@usma.eduCo-author(s): Brandon Colas, United States Military Academy, Brandon.colas@usma.edu Devlin Winkelstein, United States Military Academy, Devlin.Winkelstein@usma.edu

Roundtable: #metoo and Contemporary Feminism

Panel Title: Roundtable: #metoo and Contemporary Feminism

Panel Date/Time: 2:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Room: Main Hall 26  

This panel of experts will address the recent emergence of #metoo a social movement and consider what consequences this will have for contemporary feminism.

 

Panelists:          

 

Alyson Cole, Queens College & the Graduate Center, City University of New York, acole@gc.cuny.edu  

 

Patricia Moynagh, Wagner College, patricia.moynagh@wagner.edu

 

Sumru Atuk, The Graduate Center, City University of New York, satuk@gradcenter.cuny.edu



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