Jason Cons, "Narrating Boundaries: Framing and Contesting Suffering, Community, and Belonging Along the India-Bangladesh Border." Political Geography, Forthcoming
Jason Cons, "Histories of Belonging(s): Narrating Territory, Possession, and Dispossession at the India- Bangladesh Border." Modern Asian Studies. 46:3. 527-558. To be reprinted in Borderlands in South Asia: People, State, and Nation at the Margins. Edited by David Gellner. Forthcoming. Duke University Press, 2012.
Jason Cons and K. Paprocki, "Contested Credit Landscapes: Microcredit, Self-Help, and Self- Determination in Rural Bangladesh." Third World Quarterly. Volume 31, No. 4. 637-654. 2010.
David Mitchell, "Does Context Matter? Advisory Systems and the Management of the Foreign Policy Decision Making Process." Presidential Studies Quarterly, Forthcoming December 2010.
David Mitchell, "Anatomy of Failure: Bush's Decision Making Process and the Iraq War." With Tansa G. Massoud, Foreign Policy Analysis, 2009.
Emek Uçarer, "Justice and Home Affairs," in European Union Politics 3rd ed, edited by Michelle Cini and Nieves Perez-Solorzano Barragán, Oxford University Press, 2010.
Emek Uçarer, "Safeguarding Asylum as a Human Right: NGOs and the European Union," in Multi-Level Governance and Civil Society: Comparing the Role of NGOs in the United Nations and the European Union, edited by Jutta Joachim and Birgit Locher, Routledge 2009.
Emek Uçarer, "Negotiating Third-Country National Rights in the European Union," in Diversity in the European Union, edited by Elisabeth Prügl and Markus Thiel, pp. 59-75, Palgrave 2009.
Hilbourne Watson, "Alienation and Fetishization: A Critical Analysis of 'Radicalism and Innovation' in the New World Group's Approach to and Rejection of Metropolitan Intellectual and Political Hegemony", Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies, 2008.
Hilbourne Watson, "Raciology, Garveyism and the Limits of Black Nationalism in the Caribbean Diaspora," Shibboleths 2.2 (2008): 85.
Zhiqun Zhu, China's New Diplomacy: Rationale, Strategies and Significance, Ashgate, 2010.
Zhiqun Zhu, Global Studies: China (13th edition), McGraw-Hill, 2009.
Zhiqun Zhu, Understanding East Asia's Economic "Miracles," Association for Asian Studies, 2009.
Number of full-time faculty: 4.5
Average number of majors per class year: 45
A large majority of international relations majors study off campus for at least one semester, either in a foreign study program (in Europe, Russia, Latin America, India, Africa, China, Japan or Washington, D.C.) or in academic/internship programs (in U.S. foreign policy, international development or peace and conflict resolution). Recently, students have studied in:
Jason Cons, international relations
B.A.Wesleyan University, PhD. Cornell University
Scholarly interests: borders, state formation, South Asia (particularly Bangladesh), international development, humanitarianism, ethnography, agrarian change, contemporary and classical social theory.
David Mitchell, international relations and political science
B.A. Michigan; Ph.D. Syracuse
Scholarly interests: U.S. foreign policy, comparative foreign policy, theories of international relations
Alejandra Roncallo, international relations
Ph.D. York University
Scholarly interests: Interdisciplinary approach to the IPE of the Americas.
Emek Uçarer, international relations
B.A. State University of West Georgia; M.A., Ph.D. South Carolina; recipient of 2005 American Association of University Women Postdoctoral Fellowship
Scholarly interests: international organization, nongovernmental organizations, the United Nations, international law, human rights, global migration, the European Union
Richard Waller, history and international relations
B.A. Cambridge; M.A. London; Ph.D. Cambridge
Scholarly interests: social history of Africa, European imperialism, European diplomatic history
Hilbourne Watson, international relations
B.A., Ph.D. Howard
Scholarly interests: international relations theory, international political economy, global restructuring, the Caribbean, political philosophy
Zhiqun Zhu, international relations and political science
B.A. Shanghai International Studies University; M.A. Indiana State University; Ph.D. University of South Carolina
Scholarly interests: Chinese politics, international relations of East Asia, U.S.-China relations
A number of other faculty members from across the campus contribute regularly to and enrich the multidiciplinarity of the international relations curriculum.
Winston Griffith, economics
B.S. West Indies; M.A., Ph.D. Howard
Scholarly interests: international economics, Third World development, the Caribbean
Tansa Massoud, political science
B.A. Union College; M.A., Ph.D. New York
Scholarly interests: international conflict, conflict resolution, Middle East politics, international relations
Gregory Sanjian, political science
A.B. UCLA; Ph.D. Indiana
Scholarly interests: American foreign policy, American national security policy, mathematical modeling of foreign policy decisions
Paul Susman, geography
Scholarly interests: Economic geography; development and the environment; Caribbean geography; Caribbean; Cuba
Numerous faculty teaching in the Department of Foreign Language Programs, Department of Spanish, and Department of East Asian Studies
Many Bucknell students engage in undergraduate research projects with their professors. Each year, some international relations majors write honors theses under the supervision of a professor. Recent research and honors project titles include:
Area concentration course lists encompass more than 100 courses on Africa, Asia, Europe, Russia and Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East, . Thematic track course lists encompass more than 50 courses on Development and Suatainability, Foreign Policy and Diplomacy, and Global Governance and Conflict Resolution.
The international relations program offers the following courses for its majors:
American Foreign Policy
Comparative Foreign Policy
East Asian International Relations
Ethics and International Relations
Gender and International Relations
Globalization in the 21st Century
International Political Economy
International Relations of Europe
International Relations of the Caribbean
International Relations of East Asia
International Relations of the Third World
International Relations: Topics
Political Economy of Global Resources
Political Economy of Contemporary Globalization
The Political Economy of International Relations
Seminar: Topics in International Relations
Seminar: Environmental Sustainability and the Global Economy
Seminar: Global Restructuring
Seminar: International Relations of Migration
Seminar: Latin America in Transition
Seminar: Theories of International Relations
United Nations in the 21st Century
The international relations program has an excellent record in placing students in top graduate programs, including the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia, Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts, and the School for Advanced International Service at Johns Hopkins. They have also attended prestigious law schools at Harvard, Columbia, Cornell, Duke and Chicago.
Recently, students have gone on to: