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CONTACT

Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science
Armstrong Atlantic State University
11935 Abercorn Street
Savannah, GA 31419
(912) 344.2532
email: daniel.skidmore-hess@armstrong.edu

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EDUCATION

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1993
M.A. Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 1987
B.A. History, Oberlin College, 1985
Grad. Cert. Jewish Studies, Gratz College, 2008

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RESEARCH INTERESTS

History of Political Ideas with an emphasis on the Religion and Politics
American Politics with an emphasis on the relationship between Ideology, Parties, and Elections 
Comparative Approaches to Political Economy and the State with an emphasis on Scandinavia

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COURSES TAUGHT

POLS 1100 Political History of America and Georgia
POLS 1200 Ethical Theories and Moral Issues in Government
RELI 2100 World Religions
POLS 2200 Introduction to American Government
POLS 3320 American Political Thought
POLS 3340 Politics and Ideology in Contemporary Europe
POLS 3350 Classics of Political Thought
POLS 4300 Religion and Political Thought
POLS 5100 Politics and the Visual Arts
POLS 5300 Marxism, Socialism, and Democracy

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BOOKS

-- Free Agency and Competitive Balance in Baseball, co-authored with Ronald W. Cox, McFarland Publishers, Jefferson NC, 2006

-- U. S. Politics and the Global Economy: Corporate Power, Conservative Shift, book co-authored with Ronald W. Cox, Lynne Reinner Publishers Inc., Boulder, CO 1999

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CHAPTERS, ARTICLES, & ESSAYS

-- "Dousing the Fiery Woman: The Diminishing of the Prophetess Deborah,” co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, forthcoming in Fall 2012 issue of Shofar:An Interdisciplinary Journal of Jewish Studies, (Vol. 31, No. 1)

-- “Rosa Luxemburg and the Second International,” co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, Journal of the Georgia Association of Historians, Vol. XXIX, 2012

-- "The Corporate Centrism of the Obama Administration,” Ronald W. Cox, ed., Corporate Power in U.S. Foreign Policy, Routledge Press, 2012

-- “Conclusion: What Now? Implications of the Long Turn to the Right,” co-authored with Ronald W. Cox and Cathy Skidmore-Hess, Corporate Power in U.S. Foreign Policy, Routledge Press, 2012

--   “Republican Party,” forthcoming in Encyclopedia of the Mexican-American
War,
ABC-CLIO 2012

-- “Haredim,”co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, Encyclopedia of the Arab-Israeli Conflict, ABC-CLIO 2008

-- "The Danish Party System and the Rise of the Right in the 2001Parliamentary Election," International Social Science Review, Fall-Winter 2004

-- "Seretse Khama and the Political 'Miracle' of Botswana," with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, Conference Proceedings of the Twenty Second Annual Meeting of the Association of Third World Studies, October 2004

-- "Baseball Competitiveness & the Free Agency Era," with Ronald W. Cox, Nine: A Journal of Baseball History and Culture, volume 11 #1, Fall 2002

-- "Review Essay: Global Capitalism and the Political Economy of Transition in South Africa," Journal of Third World Studies, Fall 2002, volume XIX #2

-- "In Africa? Interpretations of Religion and Politics," review article, Journal of Third World Studies, Fall 2000, Volume XVII #2

-- "Globalization and/or Democratization?: A Review Essay," African Studies Review, Spring 1998, pp. 147-150

-- "Bentham", "Conflict Theory", "Natural Law" entries in Crime and the American Criminal Justice Systems, edited by Frank Schmalleger, Greenwood Press, 1997

-- "The Politics of the 1993 NAFTA Vote," Ronald W. Cox, co-author, Current Politics and Economics of the United States, volume one, #2/3, 1995

-- "Assessing the Business Conflict Model as State Theory," Ronald W. Cox, ed., Business and International Politics, Westview Press, 1996

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RECENT PRESENTATIONS

"The Reasonableness of Equality: Gender and Genesis in Locke's Political Thought," co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, presented to Southern Political Science Association, January 2012

“Development as Ideology: Comparative Analysis of SADC and NAFTA,” co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, presented to Association of Third World Studies, November 2010

“’Have we not an equal Interest with the Men of this Nation?’ Patriarchy and the Gendered Contradictions of John Locke,” co-authored with Cathy Skidmore-Hess, presented to Southern Political Science Association, January 2010

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FELLOWSHIPS

Research Fellowships, Gerald R. Ford Library Foundation for research on foreign economic policy issues, grants awarded in 1996 and 2001

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PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

- Interim Head, Department of Criminal Justice, Social, and Political Science, Armstrong Atlantic State University, current position

- Professor of Political Science, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah, GA, 2005 to present

- Interim Head, Department of Criminal Justice, Social, and Political Science, Armstrong Atlantic State University, 2003-2004

- Associate Professor of Political Science, Armstrong Atlantic State University, Savannah GA, 1999 to 2005

- Visiting Professor, Institute for European Studies, University of Southern Denmark, S¢nderborg, Fall 2001

- Assistant Professor of Political Science. Armstrong State College, 1993-1999

- Director of Institutional Research (interim), Armstrong State College, 1994-1995

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PROFESSIONAL SERVICE (Current Activities only)

- Faculty Advisor, AASU Hillel chapter

- Chair, Graduate Faculty Status review committee

- Member, Adult Learning Executive Committee

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Department of Criminal Justice, Social and Political Science   Armstrong Atlantic State University   Savannah, GA