Vitae

VITAE

CARL SWIDORSKI

659 Morris Street
Albany, New York 12208
swidorsc@mail.strose.edu
Office: (518) 458-5325
Home: (518) 459-4731
Fax: (518) 432-3293

Education

B.A. - Political Science, Western Michigan University, 1968
M.A. - Political Science, State University of New York at Albany, 1973
Ph.D. - Political Science, State University of New York at Albany, 1977

Dissertation: "The Politics of Judicial Selection: Accession to the New York State Court of Appeals, 1950-1975"

Experience (Academic)

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

Experience (Administrative)

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).

Publications

"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.

Book Reviews

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.

Recent Papers

"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
Treasurer and Executive Committee Member, New Political Science: A Journal of Politics and Culture American Political Science Association
Radical Philosophy Association Study Group on the Foundations of Economic and Political Democracy, International
Political Science Association
American Association of University Professors, President, Saint Rose Chapter, 1995- present
Courses Taught

Graduate

Research Seminar: Labor and the Law
Research Seminar: Law, Politics, and Economics in U.S. History
Constitutional Law
The Supreme Court and Social Policy
Approaches to the Study of U.S. Politics
Contemporary U.S. Public Policy
Undergraduate

Research Seminar: Labor and the Law
Colloquium: Vietnam
Colloquium: The Kennedy Presidency
Constitutional Law
Civil Rights in U.S. Society
Civil Liberties in U.S. Society
The Supreme Court and Property Rights
The Supreme Court
The U.S. Legal System
History of Political Thought
U.S. Political Thought
U.S. Public Policy
The Nuclear Age
Introduction to U.S. Politics
Introduction to Politics




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