Journeys in World Politics 2013 Workshop

University of Iowa, May 2-4

Flyer for 2013 Workshop

Schedule for 2013 Workshop

We are extremely grateful to our program assistant, Ruoxi Du, and the staff in the Political Science Department at the University of Iowa for their assistance including Shawn Pitton and Jessica Herndon.

Senior Mentors

  • Catherine Langlois, Georgetown University
  • V. Spike Peterson, University of Arizona
  • Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
  • Sara Mitchell, University of Iowa
  • Workshop Participants

    Sarah Bauerle Danzman, University of North Carolina, "The Political Determinants of Investment Policy in Non-Democracies"

    Jillienne Haglund, Florida State University, "Domestic Implementation of Suprational Court Decisions: The Role of National Human Rights Institutions in Respect for Human Rights"

    Tiffiany Howard, University of Las Vegas, "Pathways to State Failure: Greed or Grievance?"

    Sheherazade Jafari, American University, "Bridging the Religious-Secular Divide within Transnational Women’s Movements? Muslim-Western Partnerships for Women’s Rights"

    Rebecca Kreitzer, University of Iowa, A Morality Policy Diffusion Framework: Explaining State Adoption of Pro and Anti Abortion Rights Policy

    Samantha Lange, University of Iowa, "Shadowy Obstacles to Protection: Political Corruption and its Consequences for the International Human Rights Regime"

    Tracy Kuo Lin, University of California, Davis, "The Unhealthiness of Having Enemies: How External Threat Reduces the Effectiveness of Foreign Health Aid"

    Shawna Metzger, University of Pittsburgh, "High Stakes or Close Proximity?: Explaining the Frequency of Militarization in Disputed Issues"

    Jennifer Miller, University of Arizona, "Structures of Transitional Justice: Examining the Institutional Design and Political Context of Truth Commissions and Ad-Hoc Courts"

    Erin Olsen-Telles, University of Iowa, "Foreign Aid Voting in Congress: Does Gender Matter?"

    Amanda Sanford, University of Tennessee, "Trade Substitution and Conflict Expansion: Are There Resources Worth Fighting For?"

    Theresa Schroeder, University of Kentucky, "Militarization of the State: An Obstacle for Female Politicians?"

    Jacqueline Sievert, SUNY Buffalo, "Incentives for Independence: Explaining the Creation of Independent Courts in Non-Democracies"

    Other Participants

    Ruoxi Du, Program Assistant, University of Iowa

    Christina Kiel, University of New Orleans

    Alyssa Prorok, University of Maryland

    Carie Steele, Texas Tech University


    Career/Gender Discussion #1: Introduction to Gender Issues in Academia (Moderators: Kelly Kadera and Sara Mitchell)
  • Monroe, Kristen Renwick, Saba Ozyurt, Ted Wrigley, and Amy Alexander. 2008. “Gender Equality in Academia: Bad News from the Trenches and Some Possible Solutions.” Perspectives on Politics 6(2): 215-233.
  • Babcock, Linda and Sara Laschever. 2003. Women Don’t Ask: Negotiation and the Gender Divide. Princeton University Press. Pages 1-61.
  • Blau, Francine, Rachel Croson, Janet Currie, and Donna K. Ginther. 2010. "Can Mentoring Help Female Assistant Professors? Interim Results from a Randomized Trial.” American Economic Review 100(May): 348-352.
  • Slaughter, Anne-Marie. "Why Women Still Can't Have It All." The Atlantic.
  • Career/Gender Discussion #2: Publishing, Tenure, & Service (Moderators: Sara Mitchell and Catherine Langlois):
  • Hancock, Kathleen J., Matthew A. Baum, and Marijke Breuning. 2013. “Women and Pre-Tenure Scholarly Productivity in International Studies: An Investigation into the Leaky Career Pipeline.” International Studies Perspectives 1-21.
  • Rothgeb, John M., Jr. and Betsy Burger. 2009. “Tenure Standards in Political Science Departments: Results from a Survey of Department Chairs.” PS: Political Science and Politics 42(3): 513-519.
  • Mitchell, Sara McLaughlin and Vicki L. Hesli. 2013. “Women Don’t Ask? Women Don’t Say No? Bargaining and Service in the Political Science Profession.” PS: Political Science & Politics 46(2): 355-369.
  • Notes from Webinar on tenure files, organized by the Women in Conflict Studies group.
  • Career/Gender Discussion #3: Reaction and Proaction: Gender in the Classroom (Moderators: Spike Petersen and Kelly Kadera)
  • Trix, Frances and Carolyn Psenka. 2003. “Exploring the Color of Glass: Letters of Recommendation for Female and Male Medical Faculty.” Discourse & Society 14(2): 191-220.
  • Dion, Michelle. 2008. “All-Knowing or All-Nurturing? Student Expectations, Gender Roles, and Practical Suggestions for Women in the Classroom” PS: Political Science and Politics 41(4): 853-856.
  • Jaschik, Scott. 2010. “Too Nice to Land a Job.”
  • Moss-Racusin, Corinne A. Dovidio, John F. Brescoll, Victoria L. Graham, Mark J. and Jo Handelsman. 2012. “Science Faculty’s Subtle Gender Biases Favor Male Students.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 109(41): 16474-16479.
  • Career/Gender Discussion #4: Valuing Women’s Contributions in Academia (Moderators: Kelly Kadera and Catherine Langlois)
  • Kadera, Kelly. 2013 (forthcoming). “The Social Underpinnings of Women’s Worth in the Study of World Politics: Culture, Leader Emergence, & Coauthorship.” International Studies Perspectives.
  • Hudson, Valerie M. 2011. “Why the Academy Needs Female Political Scientists: Examples from International Relations.” Paper presented at the APSA conference.
  • Maliniak, Daniel, Ryan M. Powers, and Barbara F. Walters. 2013. “The Gender Citation Gap in International Relations.” Working paper.