Comparative Politics


Name: Paul S. Adams
Paper Title: Bringing the Outside In: The European Commission’s Influence in Shaping European Union Relations with Non-Member European States
Institution: University of Pittsburgh at Greensburg
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: padams@pitt.edu
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Name: Sayeed Ahmed
Paper Title: Can Islamists be Secularized? Religion and Politics in Urban Bangladesh
Institution: American Public University System
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: sia112002@yahoo.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Donald Beachler
Paper Title:
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When can you volunteer? Friday Morning


Name: Scott Bledsoe
Paper Title: Beyond Butchery: The Development of Islamic State Propaganda and the Creation of Legitimacy
Institution: New York University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: asb668@nyu.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
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Name: Amy Blitz
Paper Title: Going Public, Going Rogue: The Transformation of US Investment Banks from Private to Public since 1970, and the Impact on the Global Economy
Institution: Babson College
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: blitz.amy@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Cynthia Botteron
Paper Title: State Religion and Requirements for Public Office
Institution: Shippensburg University
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: cabotteron@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Eric Budd
Paper Title:
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Name: Fred Cocozzelli
Paper Title: Social Policy Reform and the Conflict in Ukraine
Institution: St. John's University
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: cocozzef@stjohns.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Kevin Costa
Paper Title:
Institution: Radio France Internationale
Professional Status: Practitioner
Professional Email: KevinCosta@alumni.brown.edu
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Name: John D'Attoma
Paper Title: More Bang For Your Buck: An Experimental Comparative Analysis of Tax Compliance
Institution: European University Institute
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Professional Email: john.dattoma@eui.eu
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Name: Ugurcan Evci
Paper Title: Turkish - Kurdish Ethnic Conflict in Turkey: An Everlasting Question
Institution: New York University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: ugurcanevci1@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Haldun Evrenk
Paper Title: Three party competition when media influences voters' perception of candidate charisma
Institution: TOBB-ETU
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: haldun_evrenk@yahoo.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Mneesha Gellman
Paper Title: Visible yet Invisible: Indigenous Citizens and the Politics of History in El Salvador and Guatemala
Institution: Emerson College
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: mneesha_gellman@emerson.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Morning


Name: Jordan Gentile
Paper Title: Can’t have Politics Without the Party: The Relationship Between Political Parties and Regional Integration
Institution: Concordia University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: jgentile91@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Miguel Glatzer
Paper Title: Seasonal Guest Worker Regimes: Why Reforms in the EU but not in the US?
Institution: LaSalle University
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: miguel_glatzer@hotmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Michael Grossman
Paper Title:
Institution: University of Mount Union
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: grossmmo@mountunion.edu
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Name: Paul Hamilton
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Name: E.Brooke Harlowe
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Name: S. Mohsin Hashim
Paper Title: Elite Competition as a Source of Illiberal Democracy: The Case of Bangladesh
Institution: Muhlenberg College
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: mhashim@muhlenberg.edu
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When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Christopher Herrick
Paper Title: Realist Considerations or Constructed Identities: the Evolution of the South China Sea Territorial Disputes
Institution: Muhlenberg College
Professional Status: Full Professor
Professional Email: herrick@muhlenberg.edu
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When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Carlyn Jorgensen
Paper Title: "What A Tutsi Woman Tastes Like": Sexual Dehumanization in the Rwandan Genocide
Institution: Broward College
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: cmjorgensen@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Andrea Kent
Paper Title: Risky Business: Democratic Quality and the Winner-Loser Effect
Institution: WVU - Institute of Technology
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: andrea.kent@hotmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Azzedine Layachi
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When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Claire Seungeun Lee
Paper Title: The Emergence of International Migrants and Social Governance in Urban China: Governmentality with Chinese Characteristics
Institution: UMass Boston
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: claireunlee@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Xing Lu
Paper Title: What Do the Numbers Say? — An Empirical Study on the Rationale behind China’s OFDI
Institution: New York University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: xl1312@nyu.edu
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Name: Brian Mello
Paper Title: Contingency and Emotion: Simulating Protest and Revolution in the Middle East
Institution: Muhlenberg College
Professional Status: Associate Professor
Professional Email: bmello@muhlenberg.edu
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: John Metzler
Paper Title: Crimson Phoenix: Japan's Quest for United Nations Membership, 1956
Institution: St. John's University New York
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: jjmetzler@earthlink.net
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When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Binneh Minteh
Paper Title: Protest in The Gambia, West Africa: An Analysis of Mobilization, Grievances and Opportunities (2016)
Institution: Rutgers University
Professional Status: Adjunct Professor
Professional Email: bsm235@nyu.edu
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When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Robert Nalbandov
Paper Title: US Foreign Policy in the Caucasus
Institution: Utah State University
Professional Status: Assistant Professor
Professional Email: robert.nalbandov@gmail.com
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Name: Mehmet Ondur
Paper Title:
Institution: Wayne State University
Professional Status: Graduate Student
Professional Email: mehmetondur@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? Friday Morning