|2013 – present
2016 – present
|2013 – 2016|
|Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of New Hampshire||2012 – 2013|
|Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College||2009 – 2011|
|Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, City College||2008 – 2009|
|Graduate Teaching Fellow, Department of Political Science, Brooklyn College||2006 – 2009|
|M.Phil.||Political Science, 2010, CUNY Graduate Center, NY|
|M.A.||French Literature, 2004, Rutgers University, NJ|
|B.A.||French (major) & Biology (minor), 2002, Ursinus College, PA. With honors.|
- Biopolitics and Utopia: An Interdisciplinary Reader. Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers, editors. Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015.
- “How Will the Affordable Care Act Impact Assisted Reproductive Technology Use?” With Daniel Skinner. Politics and the Life Sciences. Forthcoming.
- “‘The people in the chaos cannot learn’: Dystopian Vision in Atwood’s Maddaddam Trilogy.” in The Age of Dystopia: One Genre, Our Fears and Our Future, edited by Lousia MacKay-Demerjian. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, forthcoming.
- “The Inauspicious Regulatory Beginnings of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.” In Biopolitics and Utopia: An Interdisciplinary Reader, edited with Andrew Byers. Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015.
- “Suicide as Apocalypse in The Handmaid’s Tale.” in Margaret Atwood’s Apocalypses, edited by Karma Waltonen. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, January 2015.
- “Chaia Heller: Food, farms and solidarity: French farmers challenge industrial agriculture and genetically modified crops.” Agriculture and Human Values. July 2015, Volume 32, Issue 3, pp 571-572. DOI 10.1007/s10460-015-9635-6.
- “Marie-Monique Robin (dir.): our daily poison.” Agriculture and Human Values. March 2013, Volume 30, Issue 1, pp 151-152. DOI 10.1007/s10460-012-9418-2.
- “APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summary: Simulations and Role Play II: Assessment and Methodology” (with A. Rosen). PS: Political Science and Politics. July 2014, Volume 47.3, pp.725-726. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1049096514000882..
- “APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summary: Simulations and Role Play II: International Relations and Comparative Politics” (with A. Rosen and B. Kesgin). PS: Political Science and Politics. July 2013, Volume 46.3, pp.658-659. DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1049096513000772.
- “2nd EFFL Academy: Another Smashing Success” (with M. O. Barros Pinto). European Food and Feed Law Review. December 2010. Volume 6.
Works in Progress
- “How Will the Affordable Care Act Impact Patients Requiring Assisted Reproductive Technologies?” with Daniel Skinner. Article under review for a special journal issue on the Affordable Care Act.
- Biopolitics and American Public Policy. With Andrew Byers. Book manuscript in preparation.
- “From Mad Cows to GMOs: EU Food Safety and the Precautionary Principle.” Article under review for a special journal issue on European risk regulation.
- Biotechnology Regulation in the European Union: Un dialogue des sourds. Book manuscript in preparation.
Conferences, Invited Talks & Workshops
Academic Conferences, Invited Talks & Workshops
- “The Spreading Plague: Globalization and Infectious Diseases.” Paper to be delivered at the Society for Utopian Studies Annual Meeting in Pittsburgh, PA. November 2015.
- “From ‘Mad’ Cows to GMOs: EU Food Safety and the Precautionary Principle.” Paper delivered at the UCALL Law in the Risk Society Conference in Utrecht, the Netherlands. April 2015.
- “The GMO Question in TTIP Negotiations.” Invited talk at the European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies Center (EUCE/ESC), at the University of Pittsburgh. February 2015.
- “Fertility Politics in the Age of Obamacare.” With Daniel Skinner. Paper delivered at the Association for Politics and the Life Sciences Annual Meeting in Decatur, GA. October 2014.
- “Regulating Reproduction.” Paper delivered at the Society for Utopian Studies Annual Meeting in Charleston, SC. November 2013.
- “Introduction to the EU.” Workshops as part of the European Union Studies Center Workshop Series, “Getting to Know Europe,” at the CUNY Graduate Center, NY. March & September 2013.
- “Sound Science: The Triumph of American Standards in GMO Risk Assessment.” Paper delivered at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference in Chicago, IL. August 2013.
- “Foreign Policy by Monsanto.” Paper delivered at the Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Meeting in Boston, MA. November 2012.
- “The Utopian Drive in Biotechnology.” Paper delivered at the Society for Utopian Studies Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada. October 2012.
- “It’s Alive! The Fight against ‘Frankenfoods’ in France.” Paper delivered at the New York State Political Science Association Conference in Staten Island, NY. April 2012.
- “Chasing Utopia through Biotechnology in Atwood’s Oryx and Crake.” Invited talk at the Center for Humanities Seminar Series, “Possible Worlds, Alternative Futures: Utopianism in Theory and Practice,” at the CUNY Graduate Center, NY. September 2011.
- “Contested Technology, Contested Governance: The Fight over GMO Regulation in France.” Paper delivered at the American Political Science Association Annual Conference in Seattle, WA. September 2011.
- “Who’s Responsible for This? Blame Avoidance for GMO Regulation in France.” Paper delivered at the European Consortium for Political Research General Conference, in Reykjavík, Iceland. August 2011.
- “Biotechnology Governance and Risk Regulation in the European Union.” Paper delivered at the International Studies Association Annual Convention in Montreal, Canada. March 2011.
- “French (Non) Implementation of European GMO Regulations.” Paper delivered at the Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting in New Orleans, LA. January 2011.
- 2nd EFFL Summer Academy on Global Food Law & Policy, hosted by the European Food and Feed Law Review in Cadenabbia, Italy. July 2010.
Pedagogy Conferences, Invited Talks & Workshops
- KEEN Workshop on Entrepreneurial Mindset Learning, hosted by Lawrence Technological University at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA. August 2015.
- “Stakeholder Input for Storm Risk Assessment.” With Lisa Doner and Lorraine Motola. Paper to be delivered at the Earth Educators’ Rendezvous 2015 in Boulder, CO. July 2015.
- “SENCER House Visit.” Workshop with Tara Mann on project-based learning as part of SENCER Outreach Program at Regis College, MA. May 2015.
- “Using Role-Playing and Simulations to Promote Critical Inquiry.” With Derren Rosbach. Invited talk as part of the Morgan Teaching and Learning Center’s Food for Thought Series at WPI. February 2015.
- “Life Happens! Teaching about Class and Wealth Distribution in the United States.” With Ben Epstein. Paper delivered at the APSA Teaching & Learning Conference in Washington, DC. January 2015.
- InTeGrate Module/Course Authors Meeting, hosted by Carleton College, in Northfield, MN. November 2014.
- Teaching about Risk and Resilience: Sea Level Rise, Flooding, and Earthquakes, hosted by Florida Center for Environmental Studies in Boca Raton, FL. May 2014.
- “Flipping World Politics.” Paper delivered at the APSA Teaching & Learning Conference in Philadelphia, PA. February 2014.
- 2013 SENCER Summer Institute, hosted by Santa Clara University in Santa Clara, CA. August 1-5, 2013.
- “Evidence Based Course Design.” Presentation with Tara Mann for the SENCER Fall Regional (New England) Meeting at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, MA. November 2013.
- “War Games: Comparative and IR Theory Simulations.” Paper delivered at the APSA Teaching & Learning Conference in Long Beach, CA. February 2013.
Awards & Honors
|InTeGrate Module Award, SERC, Carleton College||2014 – 2016|
|Faculty Learning Community Grant, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – 2016|
|Class of ’57 Teaching Development Travel Grant, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014|
|SSI 2014 Post-Institute Implementation Grant, SENCER||2013|
|Faculty Development Grant, Provost’s Office, University of New Hampshire||2012|
|Richard Styskal Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center||2011|
|European Union Studies Dissertation Fellowship, CUNY Graduate Center||2011|
|Student Service Award, Political Science Department, CUNY Graduate Center||2011|
|Doctoral Student Research Grant, CUNY Graduate Center||2011|
|Graduate Teaching Fellow/Chancellor’s Fellow, CUNY Graduate Center||2005 – 2010|
|Teaching Assistantship, Rutgers University||2002 – 2005|
Selected Courses Taught
|Environmental Studies:||Introduction to Environmental Studies|
|International Environmental Policy|
|Environmental Policy and Law|
|Environmental and Risk Communication|
|Comparative:||The Politics of Plague|
|The Politics of Food|
|Contemporary European Politics|
|The Politics of European Immigration|
|International Relations:||Topics in International Politics|
|Basic Factors in International Politics|
|United States in World Affairs|
|International and Regional Organizations|
|Human Rights & Global Politics|
|American:||American Public Policy|
|2008 Elections & American Politics|
|United States Politics & Government|
|Theory:||Politics through Literature: A New World Order|
|People, Power & Politics|
|Comparative:||The Politics of Food|
|International Relations:||Modern International Politics|
Related Academic Experience
|Part-time Lecturer, Department of French, Rutgers University||2005 – 2006|
|Teaching Assistant, Summer Program in Paris, Rutgers University||2005|
|Head Teaching Assistant, Department of French, Rutgers University||2004 – 2005|
|Teaching Assistant, Department of French, Rutgers University||2002 – 2005|
|Editor, “STEP Ahead,” STEP Section of APSA||2015 – present|
|Contributor, “Active Learning in Political Science,” activelearningps.com||2013 – present|
|Associate Editor, “STEP Ahead,” STEP Section of APSA||2010 – 2015|
|Editorial Research Assistant to Dr. Altenstetter, CUNY Graduate Center||2010 – 2013|
|Reviewer, Journal of Political Science Education||2013|
|Reviewer, American Foreign Policy and the Challenges of World Leadership, OUP||2012|
|Reviewer, International Politics. Power and Purpose in Global Affairs, Cengage Learning||2009|
|Grant Manager, Program on States and Security, CUNY Graduate Center||2009 – 2011|
|Assistant to the Business Manager, Center for European Studies, Rutgers University||2005 – 2007|
|Advisor for Model UN Club, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – present|
|Faculty Learning Community, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – present|
|Faculty Mentor Program, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – present|
|Co-advisor for London Project Center, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||Spring 2015|
|Acting Advisor for Engineers without Borders, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – 2015|
|COACHE Committee, Worcester Polytechnic Institute||2014 – 2015|
|Structure Committee, CUNY Graduate Center||2011 – 2012|
|Faculty Membership Committee, CUNY Graduate Center||2011 – 2012|
|Doctoral Students’ Council (DSC) Steering Committee, CUNY Graduate Center||2011 – 2012|
|Utopian Studies Group, CUNY Graduate Center||2011 – 2012|
|Curriculum and Examinations Committee, CUNY Graduate Center||2010 – 2012|
|Doctoral Students’ Council (DSC) Plenary, CUNY Graduate Center||2008 – 2012|
|Department Executive Committee, CUNY Graduate Center||2009 – 2011|
- American Political Science Association
- Association for Politics and Life Sciences
- European Consortium for Political Research
- European Union Studies Association
- International Political Science Association
- International Studies Association
- Northeastern Political Science Association
- The Society for Utopian Studies