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Placement Candidates

department of political science

The Department of Political Science at the Boston College is delighted to announce its current candidates for academic appointments. Most have their Ph.D. in hand or will have completed their degree by August of this academic year.

Political Philosophy

CHRISTOPHER LAURIELLO

Classical Political Thought; Medieval Political Philosophy; Relationship between Church and State

Comparative Politics

Elitsa Molles

Immigration; Immigrant Integration, Exclusion, and Inclusion; Western Europe; Eastern Europe; European Union; Democratization; Human Rights; International Politics

International Politics

Kerem Öge

Introduction to International Relations; International Organizations; International Political Economy; Politics of Energy; Turkish Politics; European Integration

Gary Winslett

International Political Economy, Trade Politics, Regulation, American Foreign Economic Policy, International Relations, and Globalization

Christopher Lauriello, PH.D.

Dissertation: "Church and State in Dante Alighieri's Monarchia"

Subfields: Political Theory, American Politics

Teaching Interests: Classical Political Thought; Medieval Political Philosophy; Relationship between Church and State

Committee: Robert Bartlett (chair), Christopher Kelly, Marc LePain, David DiPasquale

Comparative Politics

Elitsa Molles, PH.D.

Dissertation: "Identity Politics in Local Markets: Exclusion and Inclusion in the 'New' Europe"

Subfields: International Politics, American Politics

Awards and Fellowships: Bucerius Ph.D. Dissertation Scholarship in Migration Studies, Ernest Fortin Memorial Foundation Summer Grant, The Lynde and Harry Bradley Foundation Summer Grant, Distinction in Comprehensive Examinations, Phi Beta Kappa (Trinity College), W.H. Russell Fellowship for Graduate Study (Trinity College), President's Fellow in the Department of Political Science (Trinity College)

Teaching Interests: Immigration; Immigrant Integration, Exclusion, and Inclusion; Western Europe; Eastern Europe; European Union; Democratization; Human Rights; International Politics

Committee: Gerald Easter (chair), Jonathan Laurence, David Deese

Molles' Curriculum Vitae

International Politics

Kerem Öge, PH.D.

Dissertation: "External and Domestic Remedies to the Resource Curse: Promotion of Good Governance in the Caspian"

Subfields: Comparative Politics, American Politics

Awards and Fellowships: Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy Research Grant, Visiting Fellow at ICAMES (McGill University), Boston College Dissertation Fellowship, Fortin and Bradley foundations research fellowship, Jean Monnet Scholarship

Teaching Interests: Introduction to International Relations; International Organizations; International Political Economy; Politics of Energy; Turkish Politics; European Integration

Committee: David A.Deese, Gerald M. Easter, Timothy Crawford, Jonathan Laurence

Öge's Curriculum Vitae

GARY WINSLETT, PH.D.

Dissertation: “Competitiveness and Death: Trade and Politics in Cars, Beef, and Drugs”

Subfields: International Politics, Comparative Politics

Awards and Fellowships: Max Weber Postdoctoral Fellowship, Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies, European University Institute; Humane Studies Fellowship, $5000, Institute for Humane Studies; Summer Funding Grant, $5000, Clough Center for the Study of Constitutional Democracy, Boston College

Teaching Interests: International Political Economy, Trade Politics, Regulation, American Foreign Economic Policy, International Relations, and Globalization

Committee: David A. Deese (Chair), Timothy Crawford, Jennifer Erickson

Winslett's Curriculum Vitae

 

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