Curriculum Vitae – Prof. Rodine-Hardy

Kirsten Rodine-Hardy, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Northeastern University
Department of Political Science, 201 Renaissance Park, Boston, MA 02115
k.rodinehardy@northeastern.edukrodinehardy@gmail.com
http://www.kirstenrodinehardy.com

Education

Ph.D.   University of California, Berkeley.  Political Science.  May 2005.
Committee: Steven K. Vogel (co-chair), Beth A. Simmons (co-chair), Henry E. Brady, Howard A. Shelanski.

M.A.    University of California, Berkeley.  Political Science.  1997.
Examination Fields: Comparative Politics, International Relations, Methodology.

MSFS  Georgetown University.  May 1990.  Masters of Science in Foreign Service, concentration in International Trade and Finance. Honors in International Business Diplomacy Program.

A.B.     Brown University.  International Relations.  May 1988.  Magna cum laude.  Honors in International Relations.

Other education

Harvard University.  Exchange Scholar at the Government Department, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences (2003-5) and the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs (2003-5).

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan, International Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR).  Advanced quantitative methods.  Summer 2000.

Institut d’Études Politiques, Paris.  1986-1987.

Université de Paris IV, Sorbonne, Paris. 1986-1987.

Professional Record

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Northeastern University. 2016 – present.

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Northeastern University. 2007 – 2016.

Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Brown University. 2005-6.

Exchange Scholar and Teaching Fellow, Harvard University. 2003 – 2005.

Fellowships and Awards

Northeastern University, ADVANCE, Junior faculty award for External Career Mentor.  2012-13.

Harvard University, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Faculty Affiliate.  2008- present.

University of California, Berkeley.  Dean’s Academic Progress Award II.  2002. Outstanding Graduate Student Instructor Award.  2000.

Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service.  Honors in International Business Diplomacy, Dean’s Award for Academic Excellence, Passed oral examinations with Distinction, Outstanding Public Service Award, Received one of four merit-based full-tuition scholarships.  1988-1990.

Presidential Management Internship (PMI) Finalist, 1990.

Scholarship

Books

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. 2013. Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications.  New York: Cambridge University Press. http://www.cambridge.org/knowledge/discountpromotion?code=RODINEHARDY13

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. Nanotechnology: Global Regulation at the Nexus of Environmental Politics and International Security. Under Contract. Stanford University Press, Emerging Frontiers in the Global Economy series.

Articles in Referred Journals

Published

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. 2015. “Globalization, International Organizations, and Telecommunications.” Review of Policy Research, 32: 517–537. doi: 10.1111/ropr.12137. http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1111/ropr.12137/abstract

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. 2016. “Nanotechnology and Global Environmental Politics: Political Drivers of Transatlantic Divergence EU – US Divergence.” Global Environmental Politics. August.

Submitted and Under Review

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. “Environmental Politics and Regulating Innovation: European Multilevel Governance and Nanotechnology.” Status: submitted to journal.

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. “European Regulatory Networks in Telecommunications.” Status: submitted to journal.

In progress

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. “Governing European Sectors – Multilevel Governance in Telecommunications.”

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. “Globalizing Net Neutrality: Politics and Regulation of Global Information Regulation.”

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. “Global Telecommunications and African Politics: Diffusion of Regulatory Innovation.”

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten and Carolina Mattson. 2015. “Wherever I May Roam: Mapping European Telecom Networks and Regulatory Outcomes,” with PhD student in NEU Network Science. Original network analysis of telecom firms in Europe. Poster presented at ISA 2016, Atlanta GA and Northeastern RISE 2015.

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten and Daniel Whalen. 2015. “How International Organizations Affect Telecommunications Regulatory Governance Indicators (TRGI), with Daniel Whalen, MPA student. Extending KRH argument to new data shared by economists Leonard Waverman & Pantelis Koutroumpis for TRGI.

Encyclopedia Articles

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. 2015. “Nanotechnology and Environmental Politics.” In press in Encyclopedia for Public Administration and Policy, a commissioned peer-reviewed scholarly compendium. http://www.tandfencys.com/epap/

Book Reviews

Rodine-Hardy, Kirsten. 2011. “Globalization Considered – How Democracy and Economic Openness Affect Conflict and the Environment”.  International Studies Review 13:2 (June).  Book review of Democracy and Economic Openness in an Interconnected System: Complex Transformations.  By Quan Li and Rafael Reuveny.  New York: Cambridge University Press.  2009.  http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/enhanced/doi/10.1111/j.1468-2486.2011.01037.x/

Non-Refereed Published Technical Reports

“Nanotechnology in a Globalized World: Strategic Assessments of an Emerging Technology.” 2014, with Anne Clunan. U.S. Naval Postgraduate School (NPS) Center on Contemporary Conflict (CCC), Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD (PASCC) Report Number 2014 –006. 2014 006 Nanotechnology Strategic Assessments

Guide to Small Business Support Initiatives in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia.  Published by the Entrepreneurship Foundation, September 1993.  (Co-authored with Judith Brandsma).

“Local Business Associations and their Influence on the Development of Small and Medium-sized Enterprises in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia,” report submitted to the OECD, September 1993 for publication in 1994.  (Co-authored with Judith Brandsma).

“Decentralized Privatization and Private Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe,” report submitted to the UNDP after a conference in Kiev, Ukraine, August 1993.

“University Initiatives and Other Programs for SME Development in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia,” report submitted to the U.S. Small Business Administration, September 1992.  (Co-authored with Judith Brandsma).

Foreign Investment Guide, published by the Federal Ministry of Economy, Prague, Czech Republic, 1991.

“Status of Economic Reforms in Czechoslovakia,” report submitted to the Federal Ministry of Economy, Prague, Czechoslovakia, May 1991.

State Department Background Notes on Burkina Faso, 1989.

Foreign Economic Trends Report for Burkina Faso, 1989.

Research Funding

External

  • Funded
    • 2013-14. Governing Nanotechnology in a Globalized World. Co-PI. Funded through Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD, administered through the Naval Post-graduate School in Monterey and funded by the Department of Defense and the Department of the Navy (ONR).  Naval Supply Fleet Logistics Center, U.S. Navy, N00244-13-1-0029. Amount: $113,000.
    • 2012-13. Received funding from Northeastern University ADVANCE Program (NSF Grant #0811170) on External Career Mentors for junior faculty.  $5,000 in research funds for professional networking and mentorship with external mentor.
    • 2009-2012. Lead researcher for Nanotechnology and Society Research Group (NSRG) project on Multilevel Governance and Emerging Technologies funded by National Science Foundation Nano-scale Interdisciplinary Research Team – NIRT (SES #0609078), C. Bosso, PI; Funds for graduate research assistant, summer stipend.
    • Berkeley Post-Soviet Studies Program. Summer dissertation fellowship.
  • Not-funded
    • 2015. Smith Richardson Foundation Fellowship Program.
    • 2014-15. SENTRY. Senior Research Fellow for regulation and governance branch. Interdisciplinary project with Steve Flynn on global governance and regulation of infrastructure and resilience. Multi-university interdisciplinary project led by Engineering PI.
    • 2011. Governing Nanotechnology in a Globalized World: Cross-National Dimensions and Strategic Assessments of a Disruptive Technology. White Paper submitted to Minerva Project of US. Department of Defense in September 2011, in collaboration with colleagues from the US Naval Post-graduate School, Georgia Tech University, and Temple University.

Internal:

  • Funded
    • Northeastern University, Provost’s Competitive Grant for Research and Scholarship for Tenure-Track Faculty (RSDF), $7,500.
    • 2003-5. Harvard University, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, pre-doctoral fellowship.
    • 2002-2003. University of California, Berkeley. Department of Political Science, Continuing Student Fellowship.  Dissertation Fellowship.
    • 2002-2003. Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation (IGCC), University of California. Dissertation Fellowship. State-wide competitive fellowship.

Invited Lectures and Conference Presentations:

“Visualizing Net Neutrality: Power and Ideas” Paper presented at International Studies Association annual meeting in New Orleans, LA, February 2015.

“Nanotechnology and Global Environmental Politics.” Paper presented at International Studies Association annual meeting in New Orleans, LA, February 2015.

“Nanotechnology and Global Environmental Politics.” Presented at Dupont Summit 2014, Science, Technology and Environmental Policy Issues, Policy Studies Organization, Washington DC., December 2014.

“Nanotechnology Governance for Security.” Presentation at the United States Institute of Peace, sponsored by the PASCC program, funded through Office of Naval Research. June 2014.

“Nanotechnology and Global Environmental Politics.” Poster presented at Northeastern University RISE exposition, March 2014.

“Governing European Security in a Globalized World – The Case of Nanotechnology” Paper presented at International Studies Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. March 2014.

“European Security and Nanotechnology.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. March 2014.

“European Sectoral Regulation in Telecommunications: European Rules, Divergent Outcomes.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association annual meeting in Toronto, Canada. March 2014.

“Governing Nanotechnology in a Globalized World: Strategic Assessments of a Disruptive Technology,” Paper presented at S.Net Conference in Boston, MA. October 2013.

“Nanotechnology and the European Union – regulating a dynamic sector for economic competitiveness and security.” Paper presented at S.Net Conference in Boston, MA. October 2013.

“Global Diffusion and Regional Variation: the Case of Telecommunications.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. April 2013.

“Global Diffusion and Regional Variation: the Case of Liberal Telecommunications Reforms.” Poster presented at Northeastern University RISE exposition, March 2013.

“Global Markets and Government Regulation in Telecommunications.” Presentation for the Dean’s Faculty Works-in-Progress meeting, College of Social Sciences and Humanities, Northeastern University. February 2013.

“Global Markets and Government Regulation.” Presentation for the Center for Emerging Markets at the D’Amore-McKim Business School, Northeastern University, January 2013.

“EU Regulation from Telecommunications to Electronic Communications – Networks and Governance in Theory and in Practice.”  Paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, April 2012.

“Europe and the Information Economy – Networks and Governance in Theory and in Practice.” Paper presented at the Council for European Studies, International Council of Europeanists, in Boston, MA.  March 2012.

“Modes of Governance in the EU: The Case of Nanotechnology.” Poster presented at Northeastern University RISE exposition, March 2012.

“Governing the Information Economy in Europe – EU Regulation from Telecommunications to Electronic Communications – Networks and Governance in Theory and in Practice.”  Conference paper presented at Global Internet Governance: Research and Public Policy Challenges for the Next Decade, hosted by GigaNet and American University School of International Service.  Washington, DC, May 2011.

“Global Governance, the European Union and the Regulation of Nanotechnology – Implications for Security.” Georgia Tech-European Union Center of Excellence (EUCE) Workshop on Nanotechnology, Security, & US-EU Approaches to Governance. Atlanta, GA, April 2011.

“Global Governance, the European Union and the Regulation of Nanotechnology.” Conference paper presented at the International Studies Association annual meeting in Montreal, Canada.  March 2011.

“Politics of Information Technology in Hard Times: Global Communications, the Digital Divide, and the Role of International Institutions.” Conference paper presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, DC September 2010

“Big Government for Small Technology – European regulation for nanotechnology.”  Conference paper presented at the Regulation and Governance Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) in Dublin, Ireland, June 2010.

“Big Government for Small Technology – multilevel governance on nanotechnology in Europe.”  Poster presented at Northeastern University Research Exposition, March 2010.

“Regulating the Information Economy – EU Regulation, Networks and Governance in Theory and in Practice.”  Conference paper for the International Studies Association annual meeting in New Orleans, LA.  February 2010.

“Regulating the new economy – new forms of EU governance for telecoms and the information society.”  Conference paper for the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Toronto, Ontario.  September 2009.

“Globalization and Liberal Telecom Reform.”  Poster presented at Northeastern University Research Exposition, March 2009.

“Globalization and liberal telecom reform – future prosperity or further inequalities?”  Conference paper for the International Studies Association annual meeting in New York, February 2009.

“Globalization and liberal telecom reform – future prosperity or further inequalities?”  Conference paper presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Boston, MA, September 2008.

“Global Regulatory Reform in Telecommunications – the Importance of International Organizations.” Conference paper presented at the Regulation and Governance Conference of the European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) in Utrecht, the Netherlands, June 2008.

“When and why change the rules?  Global telecom reforms in recent years.”   Conference paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, April 2006.

“New forms of regulatory governance in the expanded European Union: the case of telecommunications and the information society.”  Conference paper presented at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, DC, September 2005.

“Regulating the information economy in the new Europe: Who regulates the regulators?”  Conference paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, April 2005.

“Globalization and policy diffusion: the case of regulatory reform in telecommunications in the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia.”  Conference paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, April 2004.

“Global diffusion of regulatory reform in telecommunications.”  Conference paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, April 2003.

“Global diffusion of regulatory reform in telecommunications: Actors and Mechanisms.”  Conference paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual meeting in Portland, Oregon, February 2003.

“Global diffusion of regulatory reform in telecommunications.”  Research memo presented to working group on Diffusion Studies.  Yale University, May 2002.

“Globalization and Bank Regulation in Central and Eastern Europe.”  Convener Group, Center for German and European Studies, University of California, Berkeley.  Meetings at Harvard, Spring 1996 and at Berkeley, Fall 1997.

Other conference Participation:

Chair for Panel at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in San Francisco, CA. September 2015.

Discussant for International Political Economy Panel at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Washington, DC. August 2014.

Discussant for International Political Economy Panel 16-14, The Rise of China and the International Political Economy, at the American Political Science Association annual meeting in Chicago, IL, August 2013.

Discussant for Shari Berman’s paper, “Ideational Theorizing in Political Science: The Evolution of the Field since Peter Hall’s “Policy Paradigms, Social Learning and the State” at the Symposium on Policy Paradigms and Social Learning, Suffolk University, Boston, MA. February 2011.

Presenter for “MA Department of Environmental Protection and Environmental Regulation Amendments for Biotechnology – How can States Balance the Needs of Important Economic Sectors and Environmental Protection?”  at the Environmental Policy in Massachusetts: Promoting Safe Development in a time of Economic Uncertainty, Northeastern University.  October 2010.

Discussant on Comparative Politics: European Politics panel for New England Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Providence, Rhode Island, April 2008.

Chair of panel on US Government Perspectives on International Health and Development at the International Studies Association Annual Meeting in San Francisco, CA, March 2008.

Other Professional Experience:

World Bank, Washington, D.C.  Short-term consultant.  Wrote a report for a Labor Redeployment and Community Development project in Slovakia, targeting communities affected by mass layoffs as a result of economic transformation.  December 1994 – July 1995.

Entrepreneurship Foundation, Prague, Czech Republic.  Executive Director.  Founded a non-profit organization to promote and support entrepreneurship in the Czech and Slovak Republics; designed, researched, wrote, published and arranged for country-wide distribution of Guide to Small Business Support.  May 1992 – September 1994.

European Union PHARE Program/Durham University Business School Small Business Center, Prague, Czech Republic.  Local Project Manager.  Managed three training programs for the directors and staff of 30 regional business advisory centers; hired and managed a 20-member team of assistants.  October 1993 – June 1994.

OECD, Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, Paris, France. Consultant.  Researched and wrote a study on Local Business Associations and their influence on SME development in the Czech Republic and in Slovakia.  September 1993.

UNDP, United Nations Development Program, Kiev, Ukraine.  Acted as official rapporteur for a Conference on Decentralized Privatization and Private Sector Development in Central and Eastern Europe.  June – July 1993.

Federal Agency for Foreign Investment, Federal Ministry of Economy, Prague, Czechoslovakia.  Special Assistant.  Researched and wrote papers, including the Foreign Investment Guide and reports on the status of economic reforms, drafted speeches for Advisers to the Minister.  March 1991 – January 1992.

Center for Strategic and International Studies, Washington, D.C.  Telecommunications Intern.  Researched and wrote papers on privatization of telecommunications in Eastern Europe and Latin America.  June – August 1990.

U.S. Embassy, Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso, West Africa.  Political/Economic Intern. Wrote State Department Background Notes and Foreign Economic Trends Report for Burkina Faso, analyzed the economic profile of Burkina Faso and conducted site evaluations of Embassy-sponsored self-help projects.  June -September 1989.

Center for Foreign Policy Development, Brown University.  Assistant to the Research Director, Richard Smoke.  Researched and wrote papers on mutual security, U.S.-Soviet relations, and foreign direct investment in Czechoslovakia, assisted with international conferences.  1988-1991.

Teaching and Advising

Northeastern University. Created all courses listed. Every year, introduce major changes to syllabi to include experiential learning components (Model UN simulations, country policy presentations) and relevant current events.

Undergraduate

  • Introduction to International Relations: Spring 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2009
  • International Relations – Honors: Spring 2012, Spring 2011.
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics. Spring 2016, 2015; Fall 2015, 2014, 2012, 2007.
  • Introduction to Comparative Politics – Honors: Fall 2015, 2014, 2012.
  • International Political Economy: Spring 2016, 2015, 2014, 2013, Fall 2011, Fall 2010, Spring 2010, Fall 2007.

Graduate:

  • Comparative Political Economy: Spring 2013, Fall 2010, Spring 2009.
  • International Political Economy: Fall 2011, Spring 2008, Fall 2009.

Brown University

Introduction to Comparative Politics.  Fall 2005.

International Political Economy.  Spring 2006.

Harvard University.  Teaching Fellow.

Globalization and its Critics, with Michael Sandel, Lawrence Summers, and Thomas Friedman.  Social Analysis.  Spring 2005.

International Law, with Beth Simmons.  Government Department.  Fall 2004.

University of California, Berkeley.  Department of Political Science.  10 courses, total.

International Relations.  Summer session 2003.  Designed syllabus, conducted course for 125 undergraduate students.

International Law Theory andvResearch Seminar, with Beth Simmons.  Fall 2001, Fall 2000.

International Law, with Beth Simmons.  Spring 2001, Spring 1999.

International Political Economy, with Vinod Aggarwal.  Spring 2000

Political Science Research Methodology, with Eric Schickler.  Fall 1999, Fall 1998.  With Ben Highton, Spring 1998.

International Relations, with Steve Weber.  Fall 1997.

Western European Politics, with Elizabeth Kier (reader).  Spring 1997.

Supervision of Graduate Students:

Kristen Hudak, PhD 2010.  The Political Economy of Microfinance. Won NU Research Expo Best Student Research Award 2009.  Chair. Current employment: tenure-track position at Wentworth Institute of Technology.

Krista Denofrio, MA, MPA.  2010. Comparative Nanotechnology policies in Europe.  Won NU Research Expo Best Student Research Award 2010.  Primary advisor. Graduated in May 2010.

Hans Eijmberts, PhD 2013. Third Reader. Dissertation Committee. Current employment: Professor at Bentley College.

Ian McManus.  PhD candidacy achieved May 2013. Chair 2012 – 2013. Second Reader 2014 – present.

Sidita Kushi, PhD candidate. 2014 – present. Chair. Dissertation Committee.

Carolina Mattson. PhD student in Network Science. Second Reader. Original research mapping specific networks of global telecommunications firms using dataset from Telegeography. 2014-15.

Supervision of Undergraduate Students – research assistance and mentoring:

Undergraduate & Graduate Research Team. Every year, gather dynamic undergraduate research team for weekly meetings on research and mentoring in international political economy. Students conduct their own original research on themes relating to my research program.

Participants in Research Team:

2012 – 2013: Bisera Bozinovska, Rachel Lake, Janelle Peiczarka, Alec Walecki.

2013 – 2014 Matthew Bzdel, Leah Campbell, Megan Carroll, Pavitra Chari, Caroline Coughlin, Chelsea Mattioda, Leah Greenfield, Joseph Nania, Julian Scherding.

2014 -2015 Corinne Austin, Matthew Bzdel, Megan Carroll, Pavitra Chari, Caroline Coughlin, Rachel Lake, Fernando Loya, Chelsea Mattioda, Carolina Mattsson, Joseph Nania, Margaret Osthues, Sara Sheridan, Alec Walecki, Daniel Whalen.

2015-2016 Matthew Bzdel, Ryan Chaffee, Pavitra Chari, Elyse Dovletogou, Michael Frederikse, Leyla Latypova, Jeremy Love-Epps, Fernando Loya, Chelsea Mattioda, Carolina Mattsson, Danielle Murad.

 

Directed Studies:

2013 Ian McManus. PhD. Rachel Lake, undergraduate.

2014 Fall: Daniel Whalen, MPA. Spring: Megan Carroll, undergraduate.

2015 Spring: Corinne Austin, undergraduate.

 

Northeastern University Research and Innovation Scholarship Exposition (RISE) Posters by Students under supervision:

Graduate RISE Posters

Hudak, Kristen. 2009. Political Economy of Microfinance. Winner of NEU RISE Best Student Research Award 2009.

DeNofrio, Krista. 2010. “Nanotechnology in the European Union: Applying German and UK Approaches to Chemicals Regulation.”Winner of NEU RISE Best Student Research Award 2010.

McManus, Ian. 2015. PhD. “Nanotechnology in the UK and Germany: Divergent National Styles of Innovation and Security.”

Mattson, Carolina. 2015. PhD Network Science Student. “Wherever I May Roam: mapping European telecom networks and regulatory outcomes,” with Carolina Mattson, PhD student in NEU Network Science. Original network analysis of telecom firms in Europe.

 

Undergraduate

2013 RISE Posters.

Lake, Rachel and Alec Walecki. 2013. “European Union: Multi-Level Coordination and Unification in Times of Crisis.”

Peiczarka, Janelle. 2013. “Recovering from Financial Crisis – Determining Best Practices and Understanding the Financial Strategies of Europe.”

2014 RISE Posters.

Bzdel, Matthew. 2014. “Net Neutrality: Where Interests Collide.”

Carroll, Megan. 2014. “Internet Regulation in the Lands of Tapas and Tea.”

Coughlin, Caroline. 2014. “Scandinavian Pirates: From Open Seas to Open Source? The Role of Domestic Political Convergence in Nordic Internet Regulation.”

Loya, Fernando, Chelsea Mattioda and Joe Nania. “Mind the Gap: Transatlantic Divergence in Nanotechnology Regulation.”

Scherding, Julian. 2014. “Friend Request Denied: Why Democratic Peace Theory is the “Grandma on the Internet” in the New Age of Security Provision.”

2015 RISE Posters.

Austin, Corinne and Pavitra Chari. 2015. “Small Technologies in Big Countries: Political Factors in Nanotechnology Regulation in China and India.”

Bzdel, Matthew and Margaret Osthues. 2015. “Love Comes at the Speed of Light: Regulating Net Neutrality in the US and the Importance of State-led Competition.”

Carroll, Megan and Caroline Coughlin. 2015. “Need to Secede: Independence Movements in Scotland and Catalonia.”

Other teaching related

  • Comprehensive Exams – read exams in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2014 (IR, Comparative, and Methods questions)

Service and Professional Development

Service to Northeastern University

  • Department
    • Search Committee, International Public Policy, 2012-13.
    • Undergraduate Research Committee, 2013-14; 2014-15; 2015-16.
    • MA Committee 2007-8; 2008-9; 2009-10; 2010-11; 2011-12; 2012-13; 2013-14
    • Department rankings and evaluation committee.  Spring 2013.
    • MA Admissions Committee 2009-10
    • Undergraduate Curriculum Committee 2010-11; 2011-12; 2014-15
    • Head advisor for Juniors 2011-12
    • Awards dinner – best paper committee 2008, 2009
  • College
    • Global Studies Council member for the Center for International Affairs and World Cultures in the College of Social Sciences and Humanities.  Appointed by Dean to help build activities and faculty working groups. 2013-14.
  • University
    • Participate in the Nanotechnology and Society Research Group and Center for Emerging Markets at the D’Amore-McKim College of Business Administration.
    • RISE: Present original research posters at Northeastern RISE Research Exposition every year 2008 – 2015.
    • RISE: train and mentor undergraduate and graduate students to present posters of original research in political economy.

Service to the Discipline/Profession

  • Reviewer: Anonymous reviewer for several of the most important journals and publishing houses in political science and international relations, namely International Organization, International Studies Review, International Studies Quarterly, the American Political Science Review, Review of International Political Economy and Governance.  Wrote reviews for books published by Oxford University Press, Norton Press, Cambridge University Press, and Pearson.

Professional Development

  • ADVANCE seminars: Participated in seminars on diversity hiring and retention, grant-writing, professional networking through the ADVANCE program through Northeastern.
  • NSF CAREER grant preparation: Attended several seminars on preparing funding proposals for NSF grants through the College of Arts and Sciences as well as the ADVANCE program.
  • Mentoring Program: Attended mentoring workshops at NEU on preparing materials for tenure and promotion.
  • Faculty Success Program: Actively participated in faculty bootcamp to boost research and writing productivitythrough National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development (2013-14; 2014-15)
  • Diversity training: Participated in diversity training for search committees, organized by ADVANCE and STRIDE; also trainings through the National Center for Faculty Diversity and Development (2013-2014).
  • Writing Group, College of Social Sciences and Humanities. Participated in writing group for academic journal articles, sponsored by Humanities Center and CSSH at Northeastern University, Spring 2014, Spring 2015.

Professional Activities:

Senior Researcher.  Nanotechnology and Society Research Group, (NSRG) Northeastern University. Funded by a National Science Foundation, Nanoscale Interdisciplinary Research Team (NIRT SES #0609078), in cooperation with the Center for High Rate Nanomanufacturing, a National Science Foundation, a National Science and Engineering Center (NSEC).  2009 – present.

Faculty Affiliate, Center for Emerging Markets, College of Business Administration, Northeastern University, 2008 – present.

Faculty Affiliate.  Harvard University’s Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies.  2008- present.

Faculty Affiliate, Political Economy Seminar, Harvard University, 2010-present.

Professional Memberships:

American Political Science Association

Section memberships: Science, Technology & Environmental Policy (STEP), International Communications, Political Methodology, Qualitative and Mixed-Method Social Science, International Political Economy, Comparative Politics

Council for European Studies

International Studies Association

Section memberships: Science, Technology, Arts, and International Relations (STAIR), International Political Economy, International Communications, Environmental Studies, International Organization

Midwest Political Science Association

Skills:

Languages:  Native English, fluent French, excellent Czech, some Slovak, German, and Swedish.

Statistical: Good programming knowledge of Stata, Excel, Access.  Some SPSS.  Extensive econometric training.

References: available upon request.

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