Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was recently quoted in the Newsweek article, “Will Russia Invade Moldova Next? Experts Weigh In.” Dr. Dolan, serving a Fulbright appointment in The Republic of North Macedonia, “The problem for NATO is that the presence of Russian troops in Transnistria allows Russia to rapidly use its military forces to defend its interests in Eastern Europe, and maintain its presence on behalf of Russian speakers and minorities.”
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Dr. Chris Dolan’s, director of the Master of Science in Intelligence and Security Studies Program and professor of political science, op-ed, “Russian threats against the Ukraine could push Finland and Sweden toward NATO,” was published by The Hill this week. Dr. Dolan, a frequent contributor to The Hill, noted “Finland and Sweden have significant security concerns with their larger and more aggressive neighbor to the east.” And “If admitted, each would enhance security in NATO’s northeastern flank and put Russia on notice.”
Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s, professor of political science and director of the Master of Science in Intelligence and Security Studies Program, op-ed, “Keeping Donald Trump in power was Mark Meadows’ focus in short stint at White House,” was published by the Akron Beacon Journal this week. Dr. Dolan, who co-wrote the piece with David B. Cohen of the University of Akron, discussed the recent decision by the U.S. House to hold the former chief of staff in criminal content for the January 6 attack on the Capitol. Yahoo News and The Conservative Investor Daily also picked up the article.
Dr. Noel Hubler, professor of philosophy and political science, published his first book, Overcoming Uncertainty in Ancient Greek Political Philosophy. The book, published by Palgrave MacMillan, breaks new historical ground by investigating the conflicting notions of opinion and uncertainty in Plato, Aristotle, and the Stoics and exploring the resulting implications for their political theories. At the same time, the book makes a theoretical contribution by arguing that only Aristotle’s recognition of opinion as subjectively and objectively uncertain can ground a deliberative republic.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science and director of the Master of Science in Intelligence and Security Studies Program, published “From the cold war to a hard freeze” on The Hill recently. Dr. Dolan, an opinion contributor for The Hill, discussed the rising conflict between Russia and the Ukraine, and the recent “Cold War-style summit” with President Joe Biden and President Vladimir Putin.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science and director of the Master of Science in Intelligence and Security Studies Program, published “US strategy ambiguity toward Taiwan is working… for now” on The Hill. Professor Dolan analyzes China’s recent aggression toward Taiwan and the United States’ neutral response in his op-ed.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science and director of the Master of Science in Intelligence and Security Studies Program, was interviewed for the recent LebTown article, “Here’s what’s on the ballot for the Nov. 2. Election.” Dr. Dolan suggested voter turnout could be higher than traditionally due to heated school board races in response to the pandemic.
Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences and associate professor of politics, gave a virtual talk to students at the Universidad del CEMA in Buenos Aires, Argentina, on Sept. 21, regarding the 234th anniversary of the U.S. Constitution. Dr. Benesch, who is also LVC’s director of prelaw programs and external scholarships and fellowships, appears beginning around the 25th minute on this YouTube video of the session.
Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, was interviewed by the Washington Times for “Chinese muscle in on Afghanistan’s rare earth mineral deposits, create headaches for Biden.” Dr. Dolan noted that “We [the U.S.] are going to be fighting for scraps because we are sitting around debating and thinking about what to do. The U.S. has all these conditions and caveats, but the Chinese don’t care if the Taliban is respecting human rights…”
Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, wrote an op-ed recently published by The Hill, “What Trump understood and Biden gets right about America’s new role in the world.” Dr. Dolan’s analysis, which noted the Great Recession and several other factors affecting America’s global influence, was picked up by several other outlets, including MSN and From Press in Germany.