Politics and History


Name: Deborah Anthony
Paper Title: Analyzing Women’s Political-Legal Regression through the Lens of Surname Practices in the English Early Modern Period
Institution: University of Illinois Springfield
Professional Email: deborahx50@hotmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Scott Bledsoe
Paper Title: Beyond Butchery: The Development of Islamic State Propaganda and the Creation of Legitimacy
Institution: New York University
Professional Email: asb668@nyu.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


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 Email: blitz.amy@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Bruce Caswell
Paper Title: The Civil Rights Plank of 1948 and the Emergence of the Modern Democratic Party
Institution: Rowan University
Professional Email: caswell@rowan.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Joseph Cobetto
Paper Title: Appellate Judges as Tribunes?: Appellate Judicial Elections, Campaign Expenditures and Executive-Judicial Relations in the States
Institution: University of Missouri, Columbia
Professional Email: ussenator@hotmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Kevin Costa
Paper Title:
Institution: Radio France Internationale
Professional Email: KevinCosta@alumni.brown.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Eric Fleury
Paper Title: Terrorism as Absolute War: The Contemporary Dimensions of Clausewitz's 'Trinity'
Institution: College of the Holy Cross
Professional Email: efleury4118@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Thursday Morning


Name: Erblin Hoxha
Paper Title: What is the impact of diaspora on natural resource rich countries?!
Institution: University of Texas at Dallas
Professional Email: hoxha.erblin@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Douglas Jarvis
Paper Title: Globalization as Universal Challenge to the Human Family? An Historical-Sociological Comparison of Confucius and Socrates on Ancestral Loyalty
Institution: Independent Scholar
Professional Email: dejarvis18@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
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Name: Natalie Johnson
Paper Title: Gendered Focus: Supreme Court Decision Making in the 21st Century
Institution: Francis Marion University
Professional Email: natkapur@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


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


Name: Nathan Jun
Paper Title: Rationalism and Irrationalism in Classical Anarchist Thought
Institution: Midwestern State University
Professional Email: nathan.jun@mwsu.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Jeffrey G. Karam
Paper Title: Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iraqi Coup, 1958
Institution: Brandeis University
Professional Email: jkaram@brandeis.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Steven Livingston
Paper Title: ‘Factors of Production’ as an Analytic Tool in Political Economy: How Much Can They Really Tell Us?
Institution: Middle Tennessee St. University
Professional Email: livingston.steven@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Romulus Maier
Paper Title: Existentialist Politics: Václav Havel and the Redemption of Heideggerian Political Thought and Practice
Institution: University of Connecticut
Professional Email: rommaier@gmail.com
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Briana McGinnis
Paper Title: Democratic Housekeeping: Domestic Service Relational Equality in American History
Institution: McGill University
Professional Email: blm28@georgetown.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
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 Email: jjmetzler@earthlink.net
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Chair the panel
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: J. J. Mulhern
Paper Title: A Different Politics of Aristotle? The Influence of Translation on Interpretation
Institution: University of Pennsylvania
Professional Email: johnjm11@verizon.net
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Friday Afternoon


Name: Lisa Parshall
Paper Title: Presidential Nominating Reform Post-2016: The Ship Goes Down with the Captain
Institution: Daemen College
Professional Email: lparshal@daemen.edu
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When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Herma Percy
Paper Title:
Institution: American Public University
Professional Email: hermapercy3839@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Jennifer Phillips
Paper Title: Hermeneutic Inquiry in Conversation with Just War Theory: Finding Meaning in a Post-Conflict Society
Institution: Georgetown University (DLS Graduate '16) and Humanitarian Advisor to the Military (USAID/Office of U.S. Foreign Disaster Assistance)
Professional Email: jenn.leigh.phillips@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Afternoon


Name: Jim Ronan
Paper Title:
Institution:
Professional Email:
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Derval Ryan
Paper Title: Communities of Honour: the Psychology of Religious Toleration in Hobbes' Leviathan
Institution: McGill University
Professional Email: derval.ryan@mail.mcgill.ca
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Adam Silver
Paper Title: Politics of Ideology: An Analysis of State Level Sex Education Policy
Institution: Emmanuel College
Professional Email: rachel.judith7@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Samuel Sprunk
Paper Title: Isaiah Berlin: Freedom and the March of History
Institution: Catholic University of America
Professional Email: 81sprunk@cua.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Alicia Steinmetz
Paper Title: Truth and Imagination from Blake to Nietzsche
Institution: Yale University
Professional Email: alicia.steinmetz@yale.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? No Preference


Name: Aaron Weinstein
Paper Title: Breaking the Covenant: The Political Religion of the American Liberty League
Institution: Salve Regina University
Professional Email: aaronqweinstein@gmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Thursday Morning


Name: Stephanie Williams
Paper Title: In Defense of the Forgotten Man: The Sustained Legacy of the Southern Strategy on the Post-Reagan Era Presidency
Institution: University of South Florida
Professional Email: stephanielynnwilliams@msn.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Be a discussant
When can you volunteer? Thursday Afternoon


Name: Robert Wyllie
Paper Title: Dead Poets' Societies: Protagoras and the Thaumatopoioi of Plato's Allegory of the Cave
Institution: University of Notre Dame
Professional Email: raw4k@virginia.edu
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? Saturday Morning


Name: Yile Zhang
Paper Title: Why the CCP Cares about Amending the Constitution?
Institution: Department of Politics, New York University
Professional Email: childeyi@hotmail.com
Panel Chair, Discussant, or both? Both
When can you volunteer? No Preference