Faculty Research and Scholarship

Political Science

Asli Ilgit, "Energy and Geopolitics in the Gulf: Mixing Oil and Water," book chapter inThe Middle East in the World: An Introductory Guide,Edited by Lucia Volk,M.E. Sharp Press (Forthcoming in 2014)

Kate Knutson, Interfaith Advocacy: The Role of Religious Coalitions in the Political Process. 2013. Routledge Press.

Mimi Gerstbauer, "Reconciliation and U.S. Policy in the Middle East," paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference, April 2013.

Kate Knutson, "Teaching Research by Doing Research," paper presented at the Midwest Political Science Association annual conference, April 2013

Jill Locke, Roundtable: Ruth Abbey's The Return of Feminist Liberalism, Midwest Political Science Association annual conference, April 2013

Asli Ilgit, “The Many Roles of Turkey in the Syrian Crisis” (with Rochelle Davis), Middle East Research and Information Project, January 2013. Available at:http://www.merip.org/mero/mero012813

Asli Ilgit, "Transnational Political Engagements of Turkish-Americans," paper presentedat the 54th Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA) in San Francisco, CA, April 3-6, 2013.

Jill Locke, “Little Rock’s ‘Social Question,’: Reading Hannah Arendt on School Desegregation and Social Climbing,” forthcoming, Political Theory

Jill Locke, Best Paper Award, Western Political Science Association Committee on the Status of Blacks, for “The ‘Social Question’ in the Jim Crow South” (2012)

Kate Knutson, “Women, Religion, and the 2008 Presidential Elections,” chapter in Religion, Race, and Barack Obama’s New Democratic Pluralism, Gaston Espinosa (Ed.). 2012. Routledge Press.

Julie Gilbert (Library), Kate Knutson and Chris Gilbert, “Adding an Integrated Library Component to an Undergraduate Research Methods Course, PS: Political Science and Politics, Vol 45, No. 1 (January 2012).

Asli Ilgit, “Diaspora as ‘Agent of Influence?’ Overseas Turks in Turkey-Israeli Relations,” paper presented at the 53rd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA) in San Diego, CA, April 1-4, 2012.

Asli Ilgit, “Turkey at the UNSC: A Quest for Global Influence,” paper presented at the 53rd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA) in San Diego, CA, April 1-4, 2012. (with Binnur Ozkececi-Taner)

Asli Ilgit, “Identity and Decision-Making: Toward a Collaborative Approach to State Action,” in Psychology and Constructivism in International Relations: An Ideational Alliance by Vaughn Shannon and Paul Kowert (eds.) The University of Michigan Press, 2011. (with Binnur Ozkececi-Taner)

Kate Knutson, “Breaking the Chains: Constraint and the Political Rhetoric of Religious Interest Groups,” Politics and Religion, Vol. 4, No. 2, (2011): 312-337.

Kate Knutson and Mikka McCracken (’09), “Sharing the Faith: How Religious Interest Groups Build Media Strategies,” The Journal of Communication and Religion, Vol 34, No 2 (November 2011): 157-180.

Kate Knutson, “Religion and Public Policy,” Chapter in Religion and Politics: Classic and Contemporary Perspectives, Amy E. Black, Douglas L. Koopman and Larycia Hawkins (Eds.), New York: Pearson Longman, 2011.

Jill Locke, “Freeing the Secret: Feminism and the Politics of Confession,” Valerie J. Hoffman Lecture Series, Union College, January 2011

Jill Locke, “Rousseau, The Misfit’s Hero,” SUNY Political Theory Colloquium, January 2011 (also presented at the University of Minnesota Political Theory Colloquium, March 2011)

Asli Ilgit, “German Antimilitarism and Foreign Policy in the Balkans,” Paper presented at the 52nd Annual Convention of International Studies Association (ISA) in Montreal, Canada, March 18, 2011

Jill Locke, Elected to serve a three-year term on the Executive Council of the Midwest Political Science Association (2010-2013).

Kate Knutson and Jackie Schwerm (’11), Awarded a Presidential Faculty-Student Collaboration Grant from Gustavus Adolphus College, Summer 2010.

Mimi Gerstbauer, “The Whole Story of NGO Mandate Change: The Peacebuilding Work of World Vision, Catholic Relief Services, and Mennonite Central Committee,” Nonprofit and Government Sector Quarterly 2010

Feminist Interpretations of Alexis de TocquevilleJill Locke, “Aristocratic Mourning: Tocqueville, John Quincy Adams, and the Affairs of Andrew Jackson” and “To Tocqueville and Beyond” Book chapters in Feminist Interpretations of Alexis de Tocqueville (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2009) Edited by Jill Locke and Eileen Hunt Botting

The Political Influence of Churches Chris Gilbert and Paul Djupe (’93), The Political Influence of American Churches (Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Jill Locke, “Shame and the Future of Feminism,” Hypatia (Special Issue: Feminist Theory and Democratic Thought) Volume 22, No. 4 (2007)