Graduate Student Publications and Conference Presentations

The Division of Global Affairs strongly encourages and supports graduate students to publish the products of their research and writing activities. Several Global Affairs students have works published in academic journals , books, and other forms of publications. In addition to publications, our graduate students are regularly invited to present their research at conferences, within and across the United States as well as internationally.

Select Student Publications:

Jeff Benvenuto
1. Andrew Woolford, Jeff Benveunto and Alexander Laban Hinton (eds), (2014) Colonial Genocide in Indigenous North AmericaDuke University Press.

P.J. Blount
1. "Targeting in Outer Space: Legal Aspects of Operational Military Actions in Space." Harvard Law School National Security Journal (Harvard Law School, November 2012)
2. "Renovating Space: The Future of International Space Law." Denver Journal of International Law and Policy (University of Denver, Volume 40, December 2011)

Irfan Ciftci
1. "An Examinatıon of the Afghan Police in terms of Provincial Reconstruction Team’s Activities: A Case Study in Wardak Province." Turkish Journal of Police Studies (Volume 10, Issue 4; Language: Turkish)
2. "The Perception of Terrorism in the Framework of Definition of Violence and Political Violence." Turkish Police Journal (Volume 56 April-May-Jun, Language: Turkish)

Suray Dyugulu
1. "Justice and Human Rights in the Space of Exception: The Guantanamo Controversy." International Journal of Security and Terrorism (Volume 4 (2), 2013, pp.55 - 71)

Scott Fisher
1. Work Hard for the Kims! An Introduction to North Korean history, ideology, and culture through the country's propaganda posters , (2014).

Douglas Irvin-Erickson
1. Genocide, the 'Family of Mind’ and the Romantic Signature of Raphael Lemkin." Journal of Genocide Research (Volume 15:3, 2003)
2." Hidden Genocides: Power, Knowledge, Memory" (co-authored), in Hidden Genocides: Power, Knowledge, Memory, edited by Alexander Laban Hinton, Thomas La Pointe and Douglas Irvin-Erickson (New Brunswick: Rutgers University Press, 2013)

Edwin Daniel Jacob
1. "Killing at a Distance," in Homeland and Philosophy, edited by Robert Arp (Chicago: Open Court, 2014)

Karolina Lula
1. Co-authored with Max Abrahms, "Why Terrorists Overestimate the Odds of Victory." Perspectives on Terrorism. A Journal of the Terrorism Research Initiative (Volume 6, Issue 4-5, October 2012)
2. Co-authored with Max Abrahms, [Review of Book "The Myth of Martyrdom: What Really Drives Suicide Bombers, Rampage Shooters, and Other Self-Destructive Killers" Adam Lankford. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013.] Middle East Quarterly (Summer 2013)

Binneh Minteh
1."A Case Study of China's Membership of The World Trade Organization: Implications on Sovereignty." Journal of Global Analysis (London, CESRAN, Volume 3:2, July 2012)
2. "Has Sovereignty Eroded."  Journal of Global Analysis (London, CESRAN, Volume 3:3, July 2012)

Christopher Primiano
1. Assessing the impact of the 2008 Beijing Games: A view from Taiwan. Asia Pacific Journal of Sport and Social Science (Volume 3:3, January 2015)

Nalanda Roy
1. "Troubled Waters, Anniversary Parade, PLA’s Power Projection."Journal of Defense Studies  (New Delhi, Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, Volume 6:2, April 2012)
2. "Assessing Dragon-Elephant Relationship Amidst the South China Sea Imbroglio." Asia-Pacific Perspectives (University of Calcutta and the Indian Association for Asian & Pacific Studies, Forthcoming)
3. "Constraints and Opportunities in India-Bangladesh Transit Dispute." (Jadavpur Association of International Relations, India, Spring 2013)

Michael Toomey
1. "Do Professional Golf Tour Caddies Improve Player Scoring?". Journal of Sports Economics (SAGE Publications, September 2012)
2. "The Post-9/11 “Terrorism” Discourse and Its Impact on Nonstate Actors: A Comparative Study of the LTTE and Hamas". Asian Politics and Policy (April, 2014)
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Conference Presentations:

November 2014

Iuliia Kononenko
International Studies Association (ISA) Northeast Annual Conference
Baltimore, Maryland
Paper Title: "State as a Norm Entrepreneur: The Language of Action Plans to Prevent and End Recruitment of
Children in Armed Conflict within PKOs mandates in Africa."

April 2014

Binneh Minteh
Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA)
Chicago, Illinois
Paper I Title: A Comparative Analysis of Mass Mobilization, Regime Change and Reform in Egypt and Tunisia
Paper II Title: A Risk Assessment of Global Terrorist Linkages to The International Drug Trade

Binneh Minteh
New York State Political Science Association
New York, New York
Paper Title: Presidential and Parliamentary Elections in The Gambia and Senegal: Impact on Political Stability

March 2014

Binneh Minteh
International Studies Association (ISA)
Toronto, Canada
Paper Title : A Comparative Analysis of Terrorist and Counter-terrorist Operations in The United States and Russia : Implications on US- Russia counter-terrorism policies.

February 2014

Laura Beth Cohen
Understanding Atrocities Conference
Mount Royal University, Calgary, Canada
History Education Network Graduate Student Scholar
Paper Title: “Memorial Sites as Centers for Public Memory, Space, and Healing: The Case for the Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Center and Cemetery”

December 2013

Laura Beth Cohen
Alliance for Historical Dialogue and Accountability &  the Institute for the Study of Human Rights, "Historical Justice and Memory: Questions of Rights and Accountability in Contemporary Society"
Columbia University, New York
Paper Title: “Memorial Sites as Centers for Public Memory, Space, and Healing: The Case for the Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Center and Cemetery”

September 2013

Iuliia Kononenko
8th Pan-European Conference on International Relations, "One International Relations or Many? Multiple Worlds, Multiple Crises"
The University of Warsaw, Poland
Paper Title: "Inside but Not In: Alienation of Immigrants in France and Migrants in Russia as a Security Threat."

August 2013

Binneh Minteh
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL
Paper Title: "The Perils of Drugs in West Africa: Implications on Governance, Economic Development and Transnational Terrorism."

Binneh Minteh & Elcin Haskollar
American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Chicago, IL
Paper Title: "A Comparative Analysis of Mass Mobilizations  in Libya and Syria: Why a UN Backed Intervention in Libya and not Syria?"

June 2013

Derya Berk
Peace Science Society & International Studies Association Joint Conference
Corvinus University, Budapest, Hungary
Paper Title: "The Kurdish Spring: Examining the Impact of Arab Spring on the Kurdish Question in Turkey, the Kurdish Regional Government and Syria"

Laura Beth Cohen
10th Biennial Conference of the International Association of Genocide Scholars, "The Aftermath of Genocide: Victims and Perpetrators, Representations and Interpretations"
University of Siena, Italy
Paper Title: “Memorial Sites as Centers for Public Memory, Space, and Healing: The Case for the Srebrenica-Potocari Memorial Center and Cemetery”

April 2013

Elcin Haskollar & Derya Berk
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
Paper Title: "Public Separatism, Ethnic Violence and Terrorism: Kurds in Turkey"

Melissa Jane Kronfeld
Student Association on Terrorism and Security Analysis (SATSA)
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
Paper Title: "Fighting Quietly in the Post-Bin Laden Era: The Tools, Tactics & Techniques of Soft Counter-Terrorism in the Twenty-First Century"
Also a forthcoming publication in the Journal on Terrorism and Security Analysis March 2013

Karolina Lula
International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference
San Francisco, CA
Paper Title:  "The Political Outcome of Terrorism: An Empirical Analysis of Target Country Support for Counterterrorism Legislation"

Binneh Minteh
The New York State Political Science Association 67th Annual Conference
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
Paper Title: "Recognition of Libya’s Revolutionary National Transitional
Council (2012)—Diplomatic Policy Variations of Nigeria and South Africa"

Binneh Minteh & Ashlie Perry
Midwest Political Science Association
Chicago, IL
Paper Title: "Terrorism in West Africa: Boko Harams Evolution, Strategy
and Affiliations"

Binneh Minteh & Elcin Haskollar
The New York State Political Science Association 67th Annual Conference
Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, NY
Paper Title: "A Comparative Analysis of Mass Mobilizations in the Middle East and North
Africa: Why International Intervention in Libya and not Syria?"

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