Government Department

Faculty Achievements (2014-2015)

Faculty Achievements (2013-2014)

Faculty Achievements (2012-2013)

Faculty Achievements (2011-2012)

Faculty Achievements, 2015-2016

Publications

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Publications

Listed below are books and journal articles published from May 24, 2015 to May 20, 2016 by regular faculty in the Government Department. Clicking on the title will take you to a page that will give you more information about the publication. Not listed are forthcoming publications, book reviews, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, newspaper articles/op-eds, other publications, or work in progress. You can find more information on the research interests and contributions of Department faculty members by going to their individual websites, which are linked on the Department homepage.

Books

Fowler, Erika Franklin, Michael M. Franz and Travis N. Ridout (2016). Political Advertising in the U.S. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Journal articles

Dancey, Logan (with Geoffrey Sheagley) (2016). "Inferences Made Easy: Partisan Voting in Congress, Voter Awareness, and Senator Approval." American Politics Research. Published online before print February 18, 2016.

Finn, John (2016). "How Does a Recipe Mean: Interpreting the Recipe as Text." Table Matters: An Interdisciplinary On-Line Journal of Food, Drink, and Manners (February).

Finn, John (2016). "On the Care and Maintenance of Constitutions (Review Essay)." Tulsa Law Review 51 No. 2 (Winter), pp. 301-312.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (with Patricia Strach, Katherine Zuber, Travis N. Ridout, and Kathleen Searles) (2015). "In a Different Voice? Explaining the Use of Men and Women as Voiceover Announcers in Political Advertising." Political Communication 32 No. 2, pp. 183-205.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (with Travis N. Ridout, John Branstetter, and Porismita Borah) (2015). "Politics as Usual? When and Why Traditional Actors Often Dominate YouTube Campaigning." Journal of Information Technology and Politics 12 No. 3, pp. 237-251.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (with Rebekah H. Nagler and Sarah E. Gollust) (2015). "Covering Controversy: What Are the Implications for Women’s Health?” Women’s Health Issues 25 No. 4 (July-August), pp. 318-321. 

Gallarotti, Giulio (with Osama S. Tayyeb and Isam Yahia al-Filali) (2015). "A Blueprint for a Knowledge Bourse, A Financial Innovation for an Information Age." American Journal of Economics and Business Administration 7 No. 4, pp. 139-159.

Haddad, Mary Alice (with Helen Poulos) (2016). "Violent Repression of Environmental Protests." SpringerPlus 5:230, pp. 1-12.

Nelson, Michael Byron (2016). "Africa’s Regional Powers and Climate Change Negotiations." Global Environmental Politics 16 No. 2 pp. 110-129.

Rutland, Peter (2016). "The Russian Economy: Back to the Future?" Russian Analytical Digest 180 (23 March), pp. 2-7. 

Velez, Yamil R. (with Christopher Johnston and Benjamin Newman) (2015). "Ethnic Change, Personality, and Polarization over Immigration in the American Public." Public Opinion Quarterly 79 No. 3, pp. 662-686.

Velez, Yamil R. (with Benjamin Newman, Todd Hartman, and Alexa Bankert) (2015). "Are Citizens 'Receiving the Treatment?' Assessing a Key Link in Contextual Theories of Public Opinion and Political Behavior." Political Psychology 36  No. 1, pp. 123-131.

Chapters in edited volumes

Chakravarti, Sonali (2016). "Mistaken for Consensus: The Allen Charge and the End of Jury Deliberation." Chapter 5 (pp. 129-152) in Austin Sarat, ed., Law’s Mistakes. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press.

Rutland, Peter (2016). "The Place of Economics in Russia National Identity Debates." Chapter 12 (pp. 336-661) in Pal Kolsto and Helge Blakkisrud, eds., The New Russian Nationalism. Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Fowler, Erika Franklin. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, funding for the Wesleyan Media Project (2016-2017, $45,000).

Faculty Achievements, 2014-2015

Publications

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Publications

Listed below are books, journal articles, and chapters in edited volumes published from May 24, 2014 to May 24, 2015, by regular faculty in the Government Department. Clicking on the title will take you to a page that will give you more information about the publication. Not listed are forthcoming publications, book reviews, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, newspaper articles/op-eds, other publications, or work in progress. You can find more information on the research interests and contributions of Department faculty members by going to their individual websites, which are linked on the Department homepage.

Books

Moon, J. Donald (2014). John Rawls: Liberalism and the Challenges of Late Modernity. Lanham, MD, Rowman & Littlefield.

Journal articles

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Dancey, Logan, Kjersten Nelson, and Eve Ringsmuth (2014). “Individual Scrutiny of Politics as Usual? Senatorial Assessment of U.S. District Court Nominees.” American Politics Research 42 No. 5 (September), 784-814. 

Fowler, Erika Franklin (coauthor with Travis N. Ridout and Michael M. Franz) (2015). “Sponsorship, Disclosure and Donors: Limiting the Impact of Outside Group Ads.” Political Research Quarterly 68 No. 1 (March), 154-166.

Fowler, Erika Franklin and Sarah Gollust (2015). “The Content and Effect of Politicized Health Controversies.” ANNALS of the American Academy of Social and Political Science 658 No. 1 (March), 155-171.

Fowler, Erika Franklin and Travis N. Ridout (2014). “Political Advertising in 2014: The Year of the Outside Group.” The Forum 12 No. 4 (December), 663-684.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (coauthor with Travis N. Ridout and Michael M. Franz) (2014). “Advances in the Study of Political Advertising.” Journal of Political Marketing 13 No. 3, 175-194.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (coauthor with Sarah Gollust, Colleen Barry, Jeff Niederdeppe, and Laura Baum) (2014). “First Impressions: Geographic Variation in Media Messages During the First Phase of ACA Implementation." Journal of Health Politics, Policy and Law 39 No. 6 (December), 1253-1262.

Gallarotti, Giulio (2015). “Smart Power: Definitions, Importance, and Effectiveness” Journal of Strategic Studies 38 No. 3, 245-281.

Haddad, Mary Alice (2015). “Increasing Environmental Performance in a Context of Low Governmental Enforcement: Evidence from China” Journal of Environment and Development 24 No. 1 (March), 3-25.

Moon, J. Donald (2015). “Cohen vs. Rawls on Justice and Equality.” Critical Review of International Social and Political Philosophy 18 No. 1, 40-56.

Rutland, Peter (2014), "The impact of Sanctions on Russia,” Russian Analytical Digest 157 (December), 2-4.

Rutland, Peter, and Victoria Smolkin-Rothrock (2014). “Looking back at Brezhnev” Russian History 41 No. 3, 299-306.

Rutland, Peter (2015). “Petronation? Oil, Gas and Russian National identity,” Post-Soviet Affairs 31 No. 1 (January), 66-89.

Chapters in edited volumes

Fowler, Erika Franklin (2015). “Political Advertising.” In Robert Scott and Stephen Kosslyn, eds., Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences: An Interdisciplinary, Searchable and Linkable Resource. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley and Sons.

McGuire, James W. (2014). "Democracy, Agency, and the Classification of Political Regimes." In Daniel Brinks, Marcelo Leiras, and Scott Mainwaring, eds., Reflections on Uneven Democracies: The Legacy of Guillermo O'Donnell. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 287-310.

Rutland, Peter (2015). “An Unnecessary War: The Geopolitical Roots of the Ukraine Crisis." In Agnieszka Pikulicka and Richard Sakwa, eds., Ukraine and Russia: People, Politics, Propaganda and Perspectives (Bristol, UK: E-International Relations, March), 129-140.

Rutland, Peter (2015). "Introduction: The Tragedy of Crimea." In Transitions Online, ed., Crimea: The Anatomy of Crisis. Prague: Transitions Online.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Fowler, Erika Franklin, American Cancer Society Research Scholar Grant, “Effects of Media Controversies on Public Attitudes About Cancer Prevention,” Co-Investigator with Sarah Gollust (PI), Rebekah Nagler (Co-I), Beth Virnig (Co-I), (2015-2018, $764,000)

Fowler, Erika Franklin, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation SHARE grant, “Geographic Variation in ACA-Related Media Messages and Health Insurance Enrollment,” Co-PI with Sarah Gollust (2014-2016, $148,414)

Rutland, Peter, $85,000 grant from the Leverhulme Trust for a project at the University of Manchester entitled “Visualizing the nation.” The grant will run from January-December 2016.

Haddad, Mary Alice, Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, Japan-U.S. Friendship Commission and National Endowment of the Humanities, 2015

Rutland, Peter, Visiting fellow, Center for European Studies, Australian National University, Canberra, 15 May-30 June 2015.

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Faculty Achievements, 2013-2014

Publications

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Publications

Listed below are books and journal articles published from May 19, 2013 to May 23, 2014 by regular faculty in the Government Department. Clicking on the title will take you to a page that will give you more information about the publication. Not listed are forthcoming publications, book reviews, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, newspaper articles/op-eds, other publications, or work in progress. You can find more information on the research interests and contributions of Department faculty members by going to their individual websites, which are linked on the Department homepage.

Books

Chakravarti, Sonali (2014). Sing the Rage: Listening to Anger after Mass Violence. Chicago: University of Chicago Press.

Eisner, Marc (2014). The American Political Economy. 2nd ed. New York: Routledge.

Finn, John E. (2014). Peopling the Constitution. Lawrence: University Press of Kansas.

Journal articles

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Chakravarti, Sonali (2013). "The Case of Gacaca: A Flawed Project and the Hope for Transitional Justice." Theory & Event 16 No. 3 (September).

Eisner, Marc A. (2013). "Before the Third Act: Crony Capitalism and the Origins of the Financial Crisis." The Georgetown Journal of Law & Public Policy 11, 391-410.

Lim, Elvin T. (2014). "Political Thought, Political Development, and America's Two Foundings." American Political Thought 3 No. 1 (Spring), 146-156.

Rutland, Peter (2013). "The Political Economy of Putin 3.0." Russian Analytical Digest (July), 2-5.

Wiliarty, Sarah Elise. 2013. "Gender as a Modernising Force in the German CDU." German Politics 22 Nos. 1-2, 172-190.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Fowler, Erika Franklin. MacArthur Foundation, funding for the Wesleyan Media Project (2014-2015, $60,000).

Fowler, Erika Franklin. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, funding for the Wesleyan Media Project (2014-2015, $74,800).

Moon, J. Donald. Vice-President, American Political Science Association.

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Faculty Achievements, 2012-2013

Publications

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Publications

Listed below are books, journal articles, and chapters in edited volumes published from June 2012 to May 2013 by regular faculty in the Government Department. Clicking on the title will take you to a page that will give you more information about the publication. Not listed are forthcoming publications, book reviews, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, newspaper articles/op-eds, other publications, or work in progress. You can find more information on the research interests and contributions of Department faculty members by going to their individual websites, which are linked on the Department homepage.

Book

Gosling, James J., and Marc Allen Eisner (2013). Economics, Politics, and American Public Policy. 2nd ed. Armonk, NY: M. E. Sharpe.

Journal articles

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Dancey, Logan (2012). "The Consequences of Political Cynicism. How Cynicism Shapes Citizens' Reactions to Political Scandals." Political Behavior 34 No. 3 (September), 411-423.

Dancey, Logan, and Geoff Sheagley (2013). "Heuristics Behaving Badly: Party Cues and Voter Knowledge." American Journal of Political Science 57 No. 2 (April), 312-325.

Fowler, Erika Franklin, and Travis N. Ridout (2012). "Negative, Angry and Ubiquitous: Political Advertising in 2012." The Forum, A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics 10 No. 4 (December), 51-61.

Fowler, Erika Franklin, Sarah E. Gollust, Laura Attansio, Amanda M. Dempsey, and Allison Benson (2013). "Political and News Media Factors Shaping Public Awareness of the HPV Vaccine." Women's Health Issues 23 No. 3, e143-e151.

Gallarotti, Giulio. "The Enduring Importance of Hobbes in the Study of IR." e-International Relations January 10, 2013.

Lim, Elvin T. (2013). "The Anti-Federalist Strand in Progressive Politics." Political Research Quarterly 66 No. 1 (March), 32-45.

McGuire, James W. (2013). "Political Regime and Social Performance." Contemporary Politics 19 No. 1 (March), 55-75.

Rutland, Peter (2012). "Still Out in the Cold? Russia's Place in a Globalizing World." Communist and Post-Communist Studies 45 No. 3 (September), 343-354.

Rutland, Peter (2013). "Neoliberalism and the Russian Transition." Review of International Political Economy 20 No. 2 (April), 332-362.

Schwartz, Nancy (2013). "Introduction: Generations." Polity 45 No. 2 (April), 245-248.

Wiliarty, Sarah E. (2013). "Nuclear Power in Germany and France." Polity 45 No. 2 (April), 281-296.

Zimmerman, Anne Mariel (2013). "State as Chimera: Aid, Parallel Institutions, and State Power." Comparative Politics 45 No. 3 (April), 335-356.

Chapters in edited volumes

Fowler, Erika Franklin (2012). "Making the News: Is Local News Coverage Really That Bad?" Chapter 4 in Travis N. Ridout, ed., New Directions in Media and Politics. New York: Routledge, 45-60.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (2012). "Campaign Advertising." In David Coates, ed., Oxford Companion to American Politics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 91-93.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Moon, J. Donald. Nominated by the official nominating committee for Vice-President, American Political Science Association.

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Faculty Achievements, 2011-2012

Publications

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Publications

Listed below are books, journal articles, and chapters in edited volumes published from June 2011 to May 2012 by regular faculty in the Government Department. Clicking on the title will take you to a page that will give you more information about the publication. Not listed are forthcoming publications, book reviews, encyclopedia and yearbook entries, newspaper articles/op-eds, other publications, or work in progress. You can find more information on the research interests and contributions of Department faculty members by going to their individual websites, which are linked on the Department homepage.

Book

Haddad, Mary Alice (2012). Building Democracy in JapanNew York: Cambridge University Press.

Journal articles

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Fowler, Erika Franklin (2012). "Issue Emergence, Evolution of Controversy and Implications for Competitive Framing: The Case of the HPV Vaccine," International Journal of Press/Politics 17 No. 2 (April), pp. 169-189. With Sarah E. Gollust, Amanda F. Dempsey, Paula M. Lantz, and Peter A. Ubel.

Fowler, Erika Franklin (2012). "Explaining Perceptions of Advertising Tone," Political Research Quarterly 65 No. 1 (March), pp. 62-75. With Travis N. Ridout.

Lim, Elvin (2011). "Tracking the Language of Space and Time, 1945-2008," Journal of Contemporary History 46 No. 3 (July), pp. 591-609. With Roderick Hart.

Wiliarty, Sarah E. (2011). "Gender and Energy Policy Making under the First Merkel Government," German Politics 20 No. 3 (September), pp. 449-463.

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Chapters in edited volumes

Chakravarti, Sonali (2012). "Agonism and Victim Testimony," in Theorising Post-Conflict Reconciliation: Agonism, Restitution, & Repair, ed. Alexander Hirsch: New York: Routledge, pp. 11-25.

Eisner, Marc Allen (2011). "Beyond the Logic of the Market: Toward an Institutional Analysis of Regulatory Reforms," in Handbook on the Politics of Regulation, ed. David Levi-Fauer. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar, pp. 129-141.

Foyle, Douglas C. (2011). "Public Opinion, Foreign Policy, and the Media: Toward an Integrative Theory," in Oxford Handbook of American Public Opinion and the Media, ed. Robert Y. Shapiro and Lawrence R. Jacobs. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 658-674.

Foyle, Douglas C. (2012). "Public Opinion," in Handbook of American Foreign Policy, eds. Steven W. Hook and Christopher M. Jones. New York: Routledge, pp. 263-276.

Haddad, Mary Alice (2012). "Media and Environmental Politics in East Asia," in New Dynamics in East Asian Politics, ed. Zhiqun Zhu. New York: Continuum, pp. 170-188.

Haddad, Mary Alice (2011). "The Transformation of Japanese Democracy," in Achieving Democracy, ed. Mary Malone. New York: Continuum, pp. 195-218.

McGuire, James W. (2012). "Social Policies in Latin America: Causes, Characteristics, and Consequences," in Routledge Handbook of Latin American Politics, eds. Peter Kingstone and Deborah J. Yashar. New York: Routledge, pp. 200-223.

Awards, Fellowships, Grants, Honors

Chakravarti, Sonali. Laurance F. Rockefeller Visiting Fellowship, University Center for Human Values, Princeton University, 2012-2013. 

Fowler, Erika Franklin. John S. and James L. Knight Foundation Grant for the Wesleyan Media Project, 2011-2013.

Fowler, Erika Franklin. Rockefeller Brothers Fund Grant for the Wesleyan Media Project, 2011-2012.

Fowler, Erika Frankin. Carol A. Baker '81 Memorial Prize for Excellence in Research and Teaching, Wesleyan University, 2011-2012.

Haddad, Mary Alice. Association for Asian Studies, Northeast Asia Council, book subvention for Building Democracy in Japan (Cambridge, 2012). 

McGuire, James W. International Social Science Council, XVIth Stein Rokkan Prize for Comparative Social Science Research for Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America (Cambridge, 2010).

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