|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.|
- Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers, eds. Biopolitics and Utopia: An Interdisciplinary Reader. Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015.
- Patricia Stapleton. “From Mad Cows to GMOs: The Side Effects of Modernization.” European Journal of Risk Regulation. Fall 2016, Volume 7, Issue 3, pp.517-531.
- Patricia Stapleton and Daniel Skinner. “The Affordable Care Act and assisted reproductive technology use.” Politics and the Life Sciences. Fall 2015, Volume 34, Issue 2, pp. 71-90. DOI: 10.1017/pls.2015.13.
- Patricia Stapleton. “Biotechnology Governance and Risk Regulation in the European Union.” In The Challenges of European Governance in the Age of Economic Stagnation, Immigration, and Refugees, edited by Henry F. Carey. Lexington Books, 2016.
- Patricia Stapleton. “‘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.
- Patricia Stapleton. “The Inauspicious Regulatory Beginnings of Preimplantation Genetic Diagnosis.” In Biopolitics and Utopia: An Interdisciplinary Reader, edited by Patricia Stapleton and Andrew Byers. Palgrave Macmillan, June 2015.
- Patricia Stapleton. “Suicide as Apocalypse in The Handmaid’s Tale.” in Margaret Atwood’s Apocalypses, edited by Karma Waltonen. Cambridge Scholars Publishing, January 2015.
- Patricia Stapleton. “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.
- Patricia Stapleton. “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
- Biopolitics and American Public Policy. With Andrew Byers. 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