Pardee School Faculty Attend ISA Conference
Faculty from the Frederick S. Pardee School of Global Studies at Boston University presented their expertise at the International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference, held from February 22 – 25, 2017 in Baltimore, Maryland. The highly-attended annual convention fosters rigorous discussion on research and writing on a broad range of topics within the field of international studies.
In addition to the Pardee School faculty and students attending the conference, Professor of International Relations and Political Science Vivien Schmidt was celebrated at the conference by the Society of Women in International Political Economy (SWIPE) for mentoring women. Schmidt will be honored at the joint reception of the International Political Economy (IPE) Section and SWIPE which was held on February 24, 2017.
Jeremy Menchik, Assistant Professor of International Relations at the Pardee School, was awarded the Religion and International Relations Book Award by ISA at the conference for his book Islam and Democracy in Indonesia: Tolerance Without Liberalism.
Pardee School faculty attending and speaking at the ISA conference included:
- Min Ye, Associate Professor of International Relations, participated in a work group entitled “South Asia in World Politics.”
- John Woodward, Professor of the Practice of International Relations, presented on “The Promise and Performance of Biometrics in Combating Terrorism.”
- Michael Woldemariam, Assistant Professor of International Relations and Political Science, presented on “Al Shabaab in Cross-National Perspective: Violence and Terror in Kenya and Ethiopia.”
- Joseph Wippl, Professor of the Practice of International Relations, chaired a panel on “Counterintelligence and Security.”
- Vivien Schmidt, Professor of International Relations and Political Science, presented on “Power and Institutional Change in the Euro Crisis.”
- Cornel Ban, Assistant Professor of International Relations, presented on “The Politics of Austerity and Disembedded Recovery in the EU Periphery.”
- Thomas Berger, Professor of International Relations, was part of a panel on “Ending the ‘Post-War’? Explaining Change in German and Japanese Post-Cold War Security Policy.”
- Kaija Schilde, Assistant Professor of International Relations, took part in a panel on “European Union Security.”
- Jeremy Menchik, Assistant Professor of International Relations, took part in a panel on “Conceptual Innovations in the Study of Religion and World Politics.”
The Pardee School was also proud to sponsor the reception for the International Security Studies Section at the conference.