659 Morris Street
B.A. - Political Science, Western Michigan University, 1968
Dissertation: "The Politics of Judicial Selection: Accession to the New York State Court of Appeals, 1950-1975"
Professor of Political Science, The College of Saint Rose, 1993-present
Associate Professor of Political Science, The College of Saint Rose, 1985-1993
Assistant Professor of Political Science, The College of Saint Rose, 1980-1985
Assistant Professor of Political Science, Northeastern University, 1976-1977
Chair, Department of History and Political Science, 1992-1993 and Fall, 1999
Coordinator, M.A. Program in History and Political Science, 1987-1989
Project Director, National Endowment for the Humanities Curricular Grant, Department of Political Science, 1983-1985
Senior Associate, General Associate, and Project Supervisor, New York State Legislative Commission on Expenditure Review, September, 1977-January, 1980
Awards and Honors
Christian Bay Award, New Political Science Section, American Political Science Association, Best Paper Presented at 1999 Annual Meeting, September, 2000
National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Seminar Grant, University of California at Berkeley, June-July 2000
Thomas A. Manion Distinguished Faculty Award, The College of Saint Rose, June, 2000
College of Saint Rose Reassigned Time Grant (Research), 2001, 2000, 1999
College of Saint Rose Professional Development Grant, 1999, 1995, 1992, 1989
Who's Who Among American Teachers, 5th ed., 1998
Project '87 College Faculty Seminar Award, Summer, 1984
National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Stipend, 1983
Judicial Fellow Finalist, U.S. Supreme Court, 1980
Herbert Lehman Fellow, SUNY at Albany, 1968-69 and 1973-75v Woodrow Wilson Fellow (Honorable Mention), 1968
Summa cum laude, Outstanding Graduate in Political Science, University Scholarships, and Omicron Delta Kappa, Western Michigan University, 1968
Work in Progress
"A Lifeline or a Hangman's Rope? Law, the Labor Movement, and the Struggle for Freedom of Expression (book manuscript).
"The Labor Movement and the Struggle for Freedom of Expression, 1919-1941," (under review).
"The Dialectic of Repression and Reform: The Vinson and Warren Courts and Freedom of Expression," (under review).
"The Supreme Court and the Legal (Mis)Construction of Race, Gender and Class, 1868-2000: From Deconstructing the Universal to Deny Rights to Reconstructing the Universal to Deny Historical Identity," forthcoming, Race, Class, and Gender (2002).
"A Martian Dialectic: Political Change in Kim Stanley Robinson's Martian Trilogy," in Martha Bartter ed., The Utopian Fantastic, forthcoming (GreenwoodPress, 2002).
"Corporations, the Law, and Democracy," in Joseph Peschek and William Grover, eds., Voices of Dissent, 4th ed. (Longman, 2001).
"Imagining Socialism," New Political Science 23 (June 2001): 301-10.
"Political Science, the Labor Movement, and the Struggle for Freedom of Expression," New Political Science, 22 (September, 2000): 319-340.
"Socialists Carry On," Peace Review: A Transnational Journal, 9 (March 1997): 5-11.
"Constitutional Tales: Origin Stories and U.S. Democracy," in Sanford Schram and Philip Neisser, eds., Tales of the Liberal State (Rowman and Littlefield, 1997): 27-38.
"The Court and the Changing Constitution: A Discussion," with James Gardner, Barry Latzer, and Peter Galie, Touro Law Review, 13 (Fall 1996): 135-89.
"Counterintelligence Programs (COINTELPRO)," in the African American Encyclopedia (Marshall Cavendish, 1996): 1921-26.
"Constituting the Modern State: The Supreme Court, Labor Law, and the Contradictions of Legitimation," in David S. Caudill and Stephen J. Gold, eds., Radical Philosophy of Law: Contemporary Challenges to Mainstream Legal Theory and Practice (Humanities Press, 1995): 162-78.
"Corporations and the Law: Historical Lessons for Contemporary Practice," New Political Science, 28/29 (Winter/Spring 1994): 167-90.
"The Fourteenth Amendment," in The Encyclopedia of Multiculturalism (Marshall Cavendish, 1994): 721-24.
"Gay and Lesbian Rights and the New Federalism in New York," State Constitutional Commentaries and Notes, 4 (Summer 1993): 20-24.
"The New Federalism and Dissension in the New York State Court of Appeals," State Constitutional Commentaries and Notes, 3 (Summer 1992): 18-21.
"The New York Court of Appeals and Civil Liberties: An Assessment of Recent Decisions," State Constitutional Commentaries and Notes, 3 (Fall, 1991): 1-7.
"Civil Liberties, Repression, and the Law," New Political Science, 20 (Summer 1991):117-27.
"History of Labor Unions," in Frank N. Magill, ed., Survey of Social Science: Economics, 5 vols. (Salem Press, 1991): 2365-2375.
"Socialism," in Frank N. Magill, ed., Survey of Social Science: Economics, 5 vols., (Salem Press, 1991): 2129-2136.
"Prior Restraint in the New York Courts: A Brief Return to the Recent Past," State Constitutional Commentaries and Notes, 2 (Summer 1991): 17-19.
"The New Federalism in New York State," State Constitutional Commentaries and Notes, 2 (Fall 1990): 24-26.
"The Rise and Fall of Militant Unionism: The Story of GE (Schenectady) Local 301," The Capital District Almanac for Social Justice, 1 (1989).
"Judicial Selection Reform and the New York State Court of Appeals: Illusion or Reality?" New York State Bar Journal, (July 1983): 10-15.
"Questionnaire Design and Layout," (chapter 3) in Questionnaire Design and User Survey Methodology, by Stuart Graham, Donald Heiman, Roger Brooks, Ronald Pennington, and Carl Swidorski (The Council of State Governments, 1980).
"Sample Surveys and Program Evaluation: Creating Information for the 'Out-of- House'Evaluator," Public Administration Review, (January/February 1980): 67-71.
"Program Evaluation and the Courts: Applicability and Compatibility," in Albert C. Hyde and Jay Shafritz, eds., Program Evaluation for Public Management (Praeger, 1979).
"New York Court of Appeals: Who Are the Judges?" National Civic Review, (December, 1977).
"Politics and the Court of Appeals: Should New York's Top Judges Be Elected?" Empire State Report, (September 1976): 308-12.
Multiple reviews in New Political Science, Science and Society, Radical Philosophy Review of Books, and the Newsletter of the Caucus for a New Political Science.
"From the Wagner Act to the Human Rights Watch Report: Labor and Freedom of Expression and Association, 1935-2000," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September, 2001.
"The Dialectics of Repression and Reform: The Vinson and Warren Courts and Freedom of Expression," paper delivered at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September, 2000.
"The Judiciary Recognizes First Amendment Rights: The Labor Movement and the Struggle for Freedom of Expression, 1919-1941" paper delivered at the Annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, April 27-30, 2000.
"Political Science and the First Amendment: Ignoring Labor's Role in the Struggle for Freedom of Expression," presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia, September 1-5, 1999.
"The Socialist Vision in Edward Bellamy's Looking Backward, Jack London's The Iron Heel, and Kim Stanley Robinson's Martian Trilogy," presented at the Conference of the International Association of the Fantastic in the Arts, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, March, 1999.
Professional Memberships and Offices
Secretary-Treasurer and Newsletter Editor, New Political Science Section, American Political Science Association, 1997-present
Research Seminar: Labor and the Law
Research Seminar: Labor and the Law
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