Kristin Wylie has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at James Madison University. Wylie’s book (Cambridge University Press), Party Institutionalization and Women’s Representation in Democratic Brazil, is winner of APSA’s Legislative Studies Section Alan Rosenthal Prize.
Matthew Wright has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at Biola University in the Torrey Honors Institute
Neal Allen – associate professor, Wichita State University
Justin Dyer – professor, University of Missouri
Ernest McGowen – associate professor, University of Richmond
Jasmine Farrier has been promoted to professor at University of Louisville.
Muserrif Yetim has been promoted to Clinical Associate Professor of International Relations at NYU.
Susanne Martin will be promoted to associate professor with tenure at the University of Nevada-Reno.
Curt Nichols has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at Baylor University.
Mark Setzler has been promoted to professor at High Point University.
Greg Michener is now associate professor at the Brazilian School for Public and Business Administration (EBAPE) at the Fundação Getulio Vargas.
Jeremy Teigen has been promoted to professor at Ramapo College.
David Williams has been promoted to professor at DePaul.
Paul DeHart has been awarded tenure and promotion to associate professor at Texas State University. Paul also received a Presidential Distinction Award for scholarly activity.
Michael McLendon has been promoted to professor at California State University, Los Angeles.
Danny Hayes has been promoted to associate professor at George Washington University.
Brian Arbour will be promoted to tenured associate professor at CUNY-John Jay College.
Natasha Borges Sugiyama has been promoted with tenure to associate professor of political science at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.
Sugiyama’s book, Diffusion of Good Government: Social Sector Reforms in Brazil, was released in December 2012.
And her article, with Wendy Hunter, “Whither Clientelism? Good Governance and Brazil’s Bolsa Família Program,” is forthcoming in Comparative Politics.
Oya Dursun-Ozkanca has been promoted to Associate Professor and received tenure at Elizabethtown College.
Dursun-Ozkanca spent time this summer in London as a Visiting Fellow at the LSEE Research on South Eastern Europe at London School of Economics, conducting research on Turkish foreign policy in the Balkans. She also visited Sarajevo and Belgrade to conduct interviews on the same topic.
Dursun-Ozkanca, O., ed. Forthcoming in October 2013. The European Union as an Actor in Security Sector Reform: Current Practices and Challenges of Implementation. Routledge.
Wolff, S. and Dursun-Ozkanca, O., eds. 2013. External Interventions in Civil Wars: Assessing the Role and Impact of Regional and International Organisations. Routledge.
Dursun-Ozkanca, O. Forthcoming. “French Public Opinion on the Eastern Enlargement of the European Union and the Public-Elite Relations”, French Politics.
Brian Brox has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at Tulane University, effective July 1.
Carolyn Shaw has been promoted to Professor at Wichita State University and has been reelected chair of the department.
Ryan Barilleaux was named Paul Rejai Professor of Political Science at Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Jonathan Chausovsky has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at SUNY-Fredonia.
Anna Law has been named the Herbert Kurz Associate Professor of Constitutional Law and Civil Liberties at CUNY-Brooklyn College. Law moves to Brooklyn after nine years at DePaul.
Michael Unger has been promoted to associate professor with tenure at Ramapo College of New Jersey.
Dr. Barbara S. Romzek has been appointed Dean of the School of Public Affairs and Professor of Public Affairs and Administration at American University in Washington, D.C. The school includes the Department of Government, Department of Justice, Law and Society, and the Department of Public Administration and Policy. Dr. Romzek is recognized for her expertise in the area of public management and accountability with particular emphases on government reform, contracting, and network service delivery. Her research has encompassed complex work settings, including federal agencies such as NASA, Congress, and the U.S. Air Force, as well as state agencies, local governments, and nonprofit agencies. Building upon her research on formal accountability, her recent work focuses on informal accountability in collaborative network settings.
Dr. Romzek, a Fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration, has received research awards from the American Society for Public Administration and the American Political Science Association. She has served on the governing boards for the Academy of Management, American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, and the National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration; she currently serves on the Board of the Public Management Research Association.
Romzek joins American University after a career at the University of Kansas that included extensive leadership experience for the Department of Public Administration as well as the College of Arts and Science and the Provost Office.
Ronda Evans Case has received tenure in the Department of Political Science at East Carolina University.
Don Zinman will be promoted to associate professor with tenure at Grand Valley State University.
Richard Holtzman will be promoted to associate professor with tenure at Bryant University.
Amy Risley is being promoted to associate professor in the International Studies Department at Rhodes College. With the promotion, Risley becomes the first woman to receive tenure in International Studies in the department’s more than 50-year history. In addition to her research, Risley has taught courses at Rhodes in comparative politics, Latin American politics, and women in world politics; she has also served as the department’s internship coordinator and helped lead the colelge’s Latin American Studies program.
Jongho Lee received tenure at Western Illinois University.
David Crockett will be promoted to full professor.
Julie Blase was promoted to associate professor at Principia College.
Donald Inbody has been promoted to senior lecturer at Texas State University and named director of the newly established Center for Research, Public Policy, and Training. The center will sponsor and conduct research into public policy issues and assist in providing training for public servants.
Anna Law was promoted to associate professor at DePaul.
Steven Taylor was promoted to professor at Troy University.
Muserref Yetim has been promoted to full time clinical professor at NYU.
Steve Barracca has been promoted to Associate Professor at Eastern Kentucky University.