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Recognition

Honors

Teaching & Curricular Honors
2010 The International Education Faculty Achievement Award, recognizing extraordinary achievement in Curricular Development and Preparation of Global Citizens. Conferred upon Janie Leatherman of Fairfield University by the International Association of University Presidents.
2000 Golden Key International Society Honorary Member, Illinois State University.
1993 Introduction to International Relations course syllabus singled out by Alfredo Robles, Jr. in his review of the APSA Collection of International Relations Syllabi (edited by Linda Brady), "How International Are International Relations Syllabi?" PS: Political Science and Politics (September): 526-528.
1991 Course Syllabus for Introduction to International Relations selected for inclusion in the APSA's Political Science Course Syllabi Collection edited by Linda Brady, for "its clear educational objectives," related to readings, tests, exercises and papers, "its multiple learning tools and techniques," and "introduction of fundamental concepts associated with the analysis of international relations.
Academic Honors
1991 PhD with Highest Distinction, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.
1987 PhD Comprehensive Examination, with Distinction, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.
1985 MA with Highest Distinction, Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver.
1982 BA Magna Cum Laude, Manchester College

Awards

1987-88 Fulbright-Hayes and American Scandinavian Foundation Dissertation and Travel Grants. Dissertation Fellow, University of Helsinki, Department of Political Science, Helsinki, Finland. $15,000
1985-86 Federal Republic of Germany Fellowship. Department of Political Science, and Tübingen Peace Research Group, University of Tübingen. Travel , tuition, room, and monthly stipend.
1983-91 John Allen Fellowship, unnamed fellowships, and graduate assistantships, GSIS, University of Denver.

Grants and Fellowships

2009 “Responsible Global Citizenship.” Association of American Universities and Colleges, Theory to Practice Grant, $5000 (supplemented by a $5000 award from the College of Arts and Sciences, Fairfield University).
2008 “Critical Pedagogy and Course Development in International Studies.”  Humanities Institute Grant College of Arts and Science, Fairfield University.  $16, 000.
2008 “Challenges of Global Politics.”  Service Learning Grant from the Center for Faith and Public Life, Fairfield University.  $3500.
2007 “Workshop on Revising International Studies Curriculum.” Fairfield University Humanities Institute, College of Arts and Sciences, with Support from the Dolan School of Business.  May 14-16, 2007.  Principle-Investigator: $7672.95.
2007 “Challenges to Global Authority.” Fairfield University Humanities Institute, College of Arts and Sciences. $3500.

2007-09

Critical Languages/Area Studies Eurasia Initiative.  U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post-Secondary Education.  Collaborative grant for the International Studies Program, Department of Modern Languages and Literatures, Russian and East European Studies Program and Asian Studies Program.  Co-investigator: $175, 000 (with $200,000 matching).
2006 Professor Paul Kennedy, “The United Nations: Problem or Solution.”  Guest Lecture.  March 28, 2007.  Fairfield University, College of Arts and Sciences Humanities Institute Grant.  Co-sponsor. $3500.
2006 University Research Grant, Illinois State University. “Challenges to Authority in Global Politics.” Principle Investigator:  $3000.  Funded, but declined.
2005 “Discipline and Punishment in Global Politics,” to the Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council in support of a workshop grant in collaboration with the Center for International and Security Studies, York University, Toronto, Canada.  Submitted October 2005.  $25, 000 (US dollars). Approved (but not funded due to funding constraints).
2003 University Research Grant, Illinois State University. “Myths of Global Arrogance.” Principle Investigator: $3000.
2002 International Studies Association Workshop Grant.  “Confronting Global Arrogance:  Transnational Movements and Global Democracy.” Principle Investigator with Dr. Julie Webber: $5000.
2002 United States Agency for International Development. “Community Action Plan--Macedonia, Training Program,” prepared with the Stevenson Center, Illinois State University, Management Development International, and the World Learning Institute. $35,000.
2001 Central Illinois Consortium for Higher Education (CIHEC).  “McLean County United Nations Association Website Development Project.”  Principle Investigator (grant funding declined).
1998 Research Grant, Illinois State University.  “Bridging the Ethnic Schism.” Principle Investigator. $3000.
1997 University Research Grant, Illinois State University.  “Overcoming the Dangers of Democratization.” Principle Investigator. $3000.
1994 Pew Foundation. “Case studies on effectiveness of conflict resolution strategies applied to Macedonia,”collaborative project directed by Marc Ross and Jay Rothman.  Co-investigator. $2000.
1994 United States Institute of Peace. “Turning Early Warning Signs of Conflict into Early, Effective Remedial Action,” Catholic Relief Services joint project with Kroc Institute.  Co-investigator. $45,000.
1993 Swedish Government Grant. “The CSCE and the Challenge of Ethnic Conflict: Assessing the Effectiveness of the CSCE Conflict Resolution Mechanisms.” Principle Investigator. $25,000.
1993 United States Institute of Peace. “The CSCE and the Challenge of Ethnic Conflict:  Assessing the Effectiveness of the CSCE Conflict Resolution Mechanisms.” Principle Investigator. $40,000.
1993 Social Science Research Council. “International Institutions and Transnational Social Movement Organizations.”Co-investigator with Jackie Smith and Ron Pagnucco. $12,000.
1990-91 Mellon.  “Curricular Development on ‘Global Awareness.’” Principle Investigator. $1000.
1991 Wallace International Travel.  In support of Guest Lecture and consulting at the Institute of International Studies, the University of Chile, Santiago de Chile. $2000.

 

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