Journeys in World Politics 2015 Workshop

University of Iowa, March 12-14

Flyer for 2015 Workshop

Schedule for 2015 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

  • Tanisha Fazal, University of Notre Dame
  • Emilia Justyna Powell, University of Notre Dame
  • Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
  • Sara Mitchell, University of Iowa
  • Workshop Participants

    A. Burcu Bayram, University of Texas at Arlington, "Due Deference: Cosmopolitan Social Identity and The Psychology of Obligation Toward International Law"

    Emma Leonard Boyle, The Pennsylvania State University, "Does Group Strength Explain Patterns of Violence in African Civil Wars?"

    Alexis Leanna Henshaw, Bucknell University, "Where Women Lead: Analyzing Patterns of Female Leadership in Armed Rebel Groups, 1990-2008"

    Amira Jadoon, University at Albany, "Military Aid – Hit or Miss? The Impact of Military Aid on Civilian Killings"

    Sabrina Karim, Emory University, "Finding the Right Security Sector Strategy: When and how do Post-Conflict States Reform their Domestic Security Sectors?"

    Juliane Krüeger, University of Michigan, "Bombing to Stop the Killing: Humanitarian Intervention and Violence Against Civilians in Kosovo 1999"

    Naoko Matsumura, Rice University, "Leadership Turnover and the Initiation of Investment Dispute Arbitration"

    Gina Lei Miller, The University of Alabama , "Anticipating Backfire: The Effect of Institutions on Repression of Nonviolent Dissent"

    Susanne Mueller-Redwood, University of Wisconsin-Madison, "Developing a Theory of Autocratic Economic Cooperation"

    E. Paige Price, University of South Carolina, "Leaders in Search of the Bomb: Institutional Incentives for Nuclear Decisions"

    Lindsay Reid, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "Generating a Quality Peace: Negotiated Settlements and the Extension of Rights in the Wake of Civil War"

    Katherine Sawyer, University of Maryland, "Conflict Resolution and Rebel Leader Selection"

    Other Participants

    Ruoxi Du, Program Assistant, University of Iowa

    Tracy Osborn, University of Iowa

    Alyssa Prorok, University of Iowa


    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.
  • Presumed Incompetent
  • Career/Gender Discussion #2: Publishing, Tenure, & Service (Moderators: Kelly Kadera and Tanisha Fazal):
  • 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: Tracy Osborn and Paige Price)
  • 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: Sara Mitchell and Emilia Powell)
  • Kadera, Kelly. 2013. “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.” International Organization 67(4): 889-922.