Posts tagged ‘Political Science’

Dr. Dolan Co-authors Madrid Op-ed

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published “NATO After Madrid: A Strategic Concept or Strategic Ambiguity,?” in Tempos Novos on September 3. The piece, co-authored by Dr. Jared Larson, explores the consequences of NATO’s Strategic Concept that was developed at the Madrid Summit in June.

European Journal Publishes Dr. Dolan’s Peer-reviewed Article

Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s peer-reviewed article, “Hybrid Warfare in the Western Balkans: Structural Vulnerability, Maligned Powers, and Hostile Influence,” was published in Volume 17, Issue 1 of South East Europe Review, pp. 3-25. Dr. Dolan, director of the Master of Science Program in Intelligence and Security Studies and professor of political science, “analyzes the domestic political, economic, and social conditions in the Western Balkans that provides a fertile ground for hostile and maligned actors to manipulate and exploit governments and societies with hybrid war measures…” in his study.

Dr. Benesch Presents for Popper Conference in India

Dr. Philip Benesch, chair of social sciences; associate professor of political science; and director of pre-law and external scholarships and fellowships, was a featured Zoom speaker for a July 28 event to celebrate the 120th anniversary of Popper’s birth. Dr. Benesch’s presentation, Karl Popper and the Reconstruction of Progressive Politics, begins about the 11-minute mark of the video.   

Two Dr. Dolan Op-Eds Published in International Publications

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published “NATO’s 2022 Strategic Concept Must Enhance Digital Access and Capacities,” in Just Security on June 8, 2022. He also published “Challenges to Democracy and Development in the Contemporary Western Balkans” in Rule of Law, Governance and Society in the Western Balkans

Dr. Dolan’s Research Team Awarded International Grant

As part of his Fulbright U.S. Scholar work, Dr. Chris J. Dolan’s research team at the Max van der Stoel Institute at South East European University was awarded a United States Agency for International Development (USAID) grant, titled: “SEEU Students 5.0: Media and Information Literacy in the Age of Disinformation.” The USAID project will be implemented in association with IREX: Media Literacy in North Macedonia/You Think. Dr. Dolan, a two-time Fulbright Scholar, is a LVC professor of political science.

Dr. Dolan Publishes Cold War 2.0 Op-ed

Dr. Chris J. Dolan, professor of political science, published “How the U.S. Can Navigate Cold War 2.0.: The Russian Invasion of Ukraine and the Rise of China” in 19FortyFive on May 24.

Dr. Dolan Cited as Expert in Newsweek Article

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.”

Dr. Dolan’s Op-ed Published by The Hill

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. Dolan Co-inks Op-Ed for Ohio Newspaper; Picked up by Yahoo News

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. Hubler Publishes First Book

Dr. Noel Hubler, professor of philosophy and political science, published his first book, Overcoming Uncertainty in Ancient Greek Political PhilosophyThe 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.