Journeys in World Politics 2016 Workshop

University of Iowa, March 31-April 2

Flyer for 2016 Workshop

Schedule for 2016 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

  • Courtney Hillebrecht, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
  • Krista Wiegand, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Kelly Kadera, University of Iowa
  • Sara Mitchell, University of Iowa
  • Workshop Participants

    Kirstin J.H. Brathwaite, Michigan State University, "Nationalism In Combat: The British Empire’s Combat Effectiveness in WWII Malaya"

    Deniz Cil, University of Maryland, "When Deadlock Brings Peace: The Impact of Negotiation Length on Post-Agreement Implementation"

    Menevis Cilizoglu, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, "The Process of Sanctions Removal in the Shadow of Information Problems"

    Erica Susanne De Bruin, Hamilton College, "How Coups Escalate to Civil War"

    Kerstin Fisk, Loyola Marymount University, "One-Sided Violence in Refugee-Populated Areas"

    Heidi Hardt, University of California, Irvine, "Lessons in Failure: Institutional Memory in NATO Crisis Management"

    Marina E. Henke, Northwestern University, "Intervention Entrepreneurs"

    Jaclyn M. Johnson, University of Kentucky, "Squeaky Wheels and Troop Loyalty: How Domestic Protests Influence Coups d'état, 1952-2005"

    Alisha Abbie Kim, University of Texas at Dallas, "Selective Cooperation: Modeling the Dynamics of Multilateral Transboundary Water Governance"

    Erin K. Little, University of Alabama, "Defending Private Citizens: Civilian Targeting and Escalation in the Militarized Interstate Disputes (MID) Dataset, 1946-1992"

    Sojeong Lee, University of Iowa, "Resource Dependence and Conflict"

    Jacqueline R. McAllister, Kenyon College, "Beyond Credible Commitments: The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia’s Impact on Peace Settlements"

    Yaping Wang, University of Virginia, "Oil Dependence and Foreign Aggression: An Empirical Test"

    Other Participants

    Ruoxi Du, Program Assistant, University of Iowa

    Elizabeth Menninga, University of Iowa

    Alyssa Prorok, University of Iowa


    Career/Gender Discussion #1: Introduction to Gender Issues in Academia (Moderators: Kelly Kadera and Sara Mitchell)
  • Hudson, Valerie M., Nathaniel Haight, and Christina Fattore. "The 2015 ISA CSW/WCIS Survey on Women in the Profession of International Studies: A Preliminary Analysis." Presented at the 2016 ISA Conference.
  • 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
  • Visit the Women Also Know Stuff website and add your name as an expert!
  • Career/Gender Discussion #2: Publishing, Tenure, & Service (Moderator: Kelly Kadera):
  • 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: Courtney Hillebrecht and Krista Wiegand)
  • 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.
  • Colgan, Jeff. 2016. "Where Is International Relations Going? Evidence from Graduate Training." International Studies Quarterly, early view.
  • 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 (Moderator: Sara Mitchell)
  • 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.