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Knowledge Bank contains collections of presentations, publications and reports related to Ohio State University.

2007-08

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  1. Have Governments Gone Too Far?

    Rudra, Nita
    Nita Rudra is Assistant Professor of International Affairs at the Graduate School of Public and International Affairs at University of Pittsburgh. Her teaching and research interests include international political economy, politics of welfare in developing countries, globalization studies, comparative politics, and labor in developing countries.

  2. Why Afghans Are Losing Faith in the Post-Taliban Government

    Nelson, Soraya Sarhaddi
    Soraya Sarhaddi Nelson is the bureau chief for NPR's bureau in Afghanistan. She covers stories that give listeners a better sense of life inside Afghanistan, from the increase in suicides among women in a tribal society that sees them as second class citizens, to the growing interference of Iran and Pakistan in Afghan affairs and the impact of Western policies in the region. Her reports can be heard on NPR's award-winning programs including Morning Edition, All Things Considered, and Weekend Edition.

  3. Barriers to Democracy: The Other Side of Social Capital in Palestine and the Arab World

    Jamal, Amaney
    Amaney Jamal is Assistant Professor of Politics at Princeton University. Her current research focuses on democratization and the politics of civic engagement in the Arab World. She extends her research to the study of Muslim and Arab Americans, examining the pathways that structure their patterns of civic engagement in the United States.

  4. The Changing Nature of the Afghan-Pakistan War

    Cordesman, Anthony
    Anthony Cordesman holds the Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. He is also a national security analyst for ABC News. His analysis has been featured prominently during the Gulf War, Desert Fox, the conflict in Kosovo, the fighting in Afghanistan, and the Iraq War.

  5. Risk, Uncertainty, and Autonomy: Financial Market Constraints in Developing Nations

    Mosley, Layna
    Layna Mosley is Associate Professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Her research examines the influence of global capital markets on government policymaking; the politics of international financial regulation; and the relationship between multinational production and labor rights in developing nations.

  6. 'Each Algerian Must Feel Palestinian': 1967, 1968, and Muslim/Jewish Relations in France

    Mandel, Maud
    Maud Mandel is an Associate Professor of History and Judaic Studies at Brown University. She specializes in modern Jewish history and has focused particularly on the 20th-century French Jewish experience.

  7. The Flows of Authority in Intergovernmental Organizations

    Peterson, M.J.
    M.J. Peterson is Professor of Political Science at the University of Massachusetts in Amherst. Her interests include world politics, international institutions, international political economy, and technology and technological change.

  8. Syria's Muslim Brothers: Shifting Fortunes, Changing Platforms

    Lawson, Fred
    Fred Lawson is Frederick A. Rice Professor of Government at Mills College, where he has taught international relations and Middle East politics since 1985. His interests include international relations, international political economy, politics of the Middle East and North Africa, and comparative foreign policy.

  9. Repression, Social Networks, and Collective Action

    Siegel, David
    Some of Siegel's research provides a qualitative typology of social network structure that can predict levels of participation and the degree of media impact. Other research describes the formation of parties and party identification among voters. In applying these concepts to political violence, Siegel studies the efficacy and evolution of terrorist organizations, and the degree to which both state and substate repression inhibit participation in collective behavior such as turnout, protest, or rebellion. New projects extend these ideas to the development of institutions in early societies and the formation of social identities.

  10. Iranian Politics and U.S.-Iranian Relations

    Yazdi, Ebrahim
    Ebrahim Yazdi is Secretary-General of the Freedom Movement of Iran, which has been declared illegal by some Iranian officials. He has a long history of involvement in Iranian politics, and has been equally praised and condemned by figures on all sides of the issues.

  11. Anti-Americanism in the Arab World: A Brief History

    Makdisi, Ussama
    Ussama Makdisi is an Associate Professor of History and the first holder of the Arab-American Educational Foundation Chair of Arab Studies at Rice University.

  12. Islam and Democracy: Are They Compatible?

    Hunter, Shireen
    Shireen T. Hunter is a Visiting Professor at Georgetown University. From September 2005 to August 2007 she was a Visiting Fellow at the Center for Muslim-Christian Understanding at Georgetown University and adjunct professor. She is also Distinguished Scholar at the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington, D.C., with which she has been associated since 1983 (Director of the Islam Program, 1998-2005; Senior Associate, 1993-97; and Deputy Director of the Middle East Program, 1983-92). She is Consultant to the RAND Corporation; and she was Academic Fellow at Carnegie Corporation (2000-02).

  13. 'It’s Not a Telescope, It’s a Telephone': Encounters with the Telephone on Early Commercial Sound Recordings

    Bauman, Richard
    Richard Bauman is Distinguished Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology, Communication & Culture, and Anthropology at Indiana University in Bloomington. He is an eclectic scholar, with degrees in English (B.A., Michigan, 1961), Folklore (M.A., Indiana, 1962), Anthropology (M.S., Anthropology, University of Pennsylvania), and American Civilization (Ph.D., University of Pennsylvania, 1968), and his scholarly contributions have transcended conventional academic boundaries.

  14. The Future of Islamist Militancy: A Theoretical and Historical Footnote

    Gerges, Fawaz
    Fawaz Gerges holds the Christian A. Johnson Chair in International Affairs and Arab and Muslim Politics at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. He is author of the recently published paperback edition Journey of the Jihadist: Inside Muslim Militancy (Harcourt Press, 2007) and The Far Enemy: Why Jihad Went Global (Cambridge University Press, 2005). The Washington Post selected The Far Enemy as one of the best 15 books published in the field in 2005. Journey of the Jihadist was on the best-selling list of Barnes and Noble’s and Foreign Affairs Magazine for four months.

  15. Reflections on the Balance of Power

    Marks, Sally
    In addition to numerous articles, essays, and chapters on the diplomatic and financial history of the interwar era, Sally Marks is author of The Illusion of Peace: International Relations in Europe, 1918-1933 (Macmillan and Palgrave, 1976; 2nd ed. 2003); Innocent Abroad: Belgium at the Paris Peace Conference of 1919 (University of North Carolina Press, 1981) which won the George Louis Beer prize in international history of the American Historical Association and the Phi Alpha Theta award; and The Ebbing of European Ascendancy: An International History of the World, 1914-1945 (Edward Arnold and Oxford University Press, 2002).

  16. Historical Origins of U.S. Intelligence

    Bucknam, Anita
    Anita Bucknam is the CIA Officer in Residence for 2006-07 and 2007-08 at the Mershon Center for International Security Studies. She is teaching a variety of intelligence-related courses during her time here, including Introduction to Intelligence, Topics in Advanced Intelligence, and 9/11: Truth, Lies and Conspiracy.

  17. Military Commission Process: November 2001 to March 2008

    Altenburg, John D.
    Major General John D. Altenburg Jr. is a principal with the Washington, D.C., office of Greenberg Traurig, an international, corporate law firm with 1700 lawyers in 29 cities in the United States, Europe, and Asia. His practice includes contract litigation, corporate governance, investigations, and international law.

  18. The Politics of Opening Markets: A Comparison of Bilateral and Multilateral Trade Negotiation Strategies

    Davis, Christina
    Her teaching and research interests bridge international relations and comparative politics, with a focus on trade policy. Her interests include the politics and foreign policy of Japan and the European Union and the study of international organizations. She is currently doing research on a book about how domestic institutions influence the choice of trade negotiation strategies and WTO adjudication cases.

  19. Strategic Challenges in the Middle East

    Abizaid, John P.
    General John P. Abizaid is former Commander of the United States Central Command (CENTCOM), overseeing American military operations in a 27-country region that includes the Horn of Africa, Arabian Peninsula, South and Central Asia, and much of the Middle East. CENTCOM oversees 250,000 U.S. troops.

  20. Forbidden Fruit: Counterfactuals and International Relations

    Lebow, Richard Ned
    Richard Ned Lebow is the James O. Freedman Presidential Professor of Government at Dartmouth College. His research is in the intersections of history, psychology and political science, and he uses historical evidence and psychological concepts to address substantive political questions. His research interests include international relations, conflict management, psychological models of learning, philosophy of social science, conflict prevention, regional conflict, bargaining and negotiation, case studies, psychological experiments, and scenario generation.

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