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Dr. Dolan Receives Second Fulbright

Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science and director of the Center for Political History, was recently notified by the Institute for International Education/U.S. Department of State that he received a U.S. Fulbright U.S. Scholar Award to the Republic of North Macedonia. South East European University in Tetovo will be his host institution, where Dr. Dolan will conduct research in rule of law, security sector reform, and Euro-Atlantic security through the grant that runs until June 2020. He will be working with Dr. Blerim Reka, Macedonian Ambassador and Chief of Mission of North Macedonia to the European Union, on NATO collective security measures and on the alignment of defense and foreign policy in Macedonia’s case for E.U. membership. 

His previous Fulbright award was with the University of Prishtina in Kosovo (2019–20).  

Dr. Dolan Publishes Chapter in Palgrave-MacMillan Book

Dr. Chris Dolan’s chapter, “Containment, Engagement, and Continuity: China and the Evolution of Obama’s Foreign Policy Toward the Asia-Pacific,” will appear in the edited book: The Barack Obama Presidency: Legacy and Record, edited by Michael Grossman and Francis Schortgen. New York: Palgrave-Macmillan, 2021. Dr. Dolan is a professor of political science

Dr. Dolan Publishes Peer-Reviewed and Opinion Articles

Dr. Christopher Dolan, professor of political science, published a peer-reviewed article, “Walking on a Tightrope: The National Security Roles and Executive Branch Chiefs of Staff,” and an opinion article, “Why the U.S. Will Never Leave Afghanistan.” The former was included in the Spring 2021 edition of Chief of Staff Journal, and the latter on The Hill. MSN republished Dr. Dolan’s opinion piece. 

Dr. Dolan Published in Pennsylvania Capital-Star

Dr. Christopher Dolan, professor of political science, published an opinion piece, “Normalizing our relations in the Middle East is reflective of broader geopolitical and geo-economic concerns,” in the Pennsylvania Capital-Star. He notes, among other points, that “Biden’s decision to re-enter nuclear talks with Iran will drive Israel, Saudi Arabia, and other Arab states toward one another as the U.S pursues diplomatic relations with all major players in the region.” 

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Published on PennLive

Dr. Christopher Dolan’s, professor political science, “Republican Flirtation with Extremism Began More Than a Half-century ago ($$)” was published by PennLive on Feb. 22. The article rejects the argument that conservative extremism is a contemporary phenomenon that began with Donald Trump and traces to the 20th Century origins of elected Republicans using extremist sentiment to build political support.

Dr. Dolan Op-Ed Published by Newsweek, Appeared on MSN

Dr. Chris Dolan, political science, article, “Biden Hampers European Autonomy” was published in Newsweek and MSN (including its New Zealand edition) on Dec. 15. It was the second time this year both outlets published Dr. Dolan’s work. 

Dr. Dolan Published in The Hill, MSN, and Other Countries

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published another op-ed on The Hill. The piece, 
In Reversing ‘America First,’ Biden Needs a Multilateral Strategy, Dolan argues that newly-elected President Biden “must put forth a vision for active U.S. global leadership and provide American diplomats with resources to carry it out.” The writing was also picked up by MSN and outlets in several other countries, including Franceand Germany.

Dr. Dolan Named to White House Transition Project

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was named to serve on the White House Transition Project, a non-partisan organization of American scholars that provides expertise and advice to ensure a stable and smooth transition of presidential power for presidents-elect and new presidential administrations. When the next transitions of power occur in 2020 and 2024 they will work with other scholars on foreign policy and national security issues. 

Dr. Dolan Published in The Hill and MSN

Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s article, Foreign Policy is on the Ballot in 2020; So is American Credibility, was published in the Hill and on MSN Oct. 18. Dolan, professor of political science, noted, “2020 is a good election to feature foreign policy because the voters are choosing between two different value systems.”

Dr. Dolan Served as Political Analyst on Battleground PA

Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was a political analyst on Battleground PA, which is hosted by Joyce Davis H’17 on PennLive’s Facebook Live stream. His latest article published in The Hill was discussedby Democratic strategist Rogette Harris and Republican strategist Jeffrey Lord.