Posts tagged ‘Political Science’

Dr. Dolan’s Op-Ed Hits The Hill, MSN, and Real Clear Politics

Dr. Christopher Dolan’s, professor of political science, op-ed “Biden Doctrine Should Remake Foreign Policy, Not Reinstate It,” was published in The Hill on March 20. The piece was republished in Real Clear Politics and MSN.

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.

Students Excel in University of London Law Modules

Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of political science, announced that LVC students had a 100% success rate on the University of London law modules completed this summer. Five students—Samantha Paradise ’23 (psychology), Allison Jedrzejek ’22 (business administration), Ariana Genna ’22 (political science), Noah Tapp ’21 (political science), and Kaitlyn Reed ’21 (political science)— remotely completed the Legal System and Method 4 module. Jedrzejek, Genna, Tapp, and Reed also completed the Public Law module. This success will help these students accelerate their LVC graduation by transferring back credits for each module.

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.

Dr. Dolan Interviewed on Pakistan TV Show

Dr. Chris Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by Waqar Rizvi on the show The Scope/Indus News (Lahore, Pakistan). Dolan discussed the Pew Research Center’s latest poll showing the plummeting image of the U.S. around the world.