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CAROLYN SHAW

Carolyn M. Shaw

Political Science Department
Wichita State University
Wichita KS  67260-0017
(316) 978-7130
carolyn.shaw@wichita.edu

Full CV (pdf)

Employment

Fall 2013 - 
present

Professor and Chair, Wichita State University, Political Science Department
Fall 2007-
Spring 2013
Associate Professor and Chair, Wichita State University, Political Science Department
Spring 2011 Fulbright Scholar, University of Marie Curie Sklodowskiej, Lublin Poland.
Fall 2006 -
Spring 2007
Interim Department Chair, Wichita State University, Political Science Department
Fall 2001 - 
Spring 2007
Assistant Professor,  Wichita State University, Political Science Department

Education

2001 Ph.D  Government Department, University of Texas, Austin.
1991 B.A., Political Science, Dickinson College, Carlisle, PA. 

Pedagogical Scholarship:

2012 “Role-Playing in a Different Country” book chapter in Transforming University Teaching into Learning via Simulations and Games International Academic Association for the Enhancement of Learning in Higher Education (LIHE) (Australia). 
2011  “Assessment of Active Learning" with Kay Gibson. The International Studies Compendium. (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell)
2010 “Designing and Using Simulations and Role Play Exercises." The International Studies Compendium (Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell). 
Spring 2009  "Connecting Students Internationally to Explore Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: An American-Canadian Collaboration" with David Mendeloff,  Journal of Political Science Education Vol:5:1 
Spring 2006  "Simulating Negotiations in a Three-Way Civil War" Journal of Political Science Education.  Vol 2:1.

Feb  2004

“Using Role Play Scenarios in the IR Classroom:  An Examination of Exercises on Peacekeeping Operations and Foreign Policy DecisionmakingInternational Studies Perspectives.  Vol 5:1, pp.  1-22.

Discipline-Specific Scholarship:

2004 Cooperation, Conflict, and Consensus in the Organization of American States  (Palgrave Macmillan)
Spring 2010 "The United States and the Promotion of Democracy in Latin America: Then, Now and Tomorrow" with Dinorah Azpuru,  Orbis
2008 "Conflict Resolution in Africa: The Role of the OAU" in The Resolution of African Conflicts by Alfred Nhema and Paul Tiyambe Zeleza, (Ohio University Press)
July 2008 "Legalizing Norms of Democracy in the Americas" with Darren Hawkins, Review of International Studies 34, 459-480.
2007 "The United States: Rhetoric and Reality"  in Transnational Dimensions of Democratization in the Americas by Thomas Legler, Dexter Boniface, and Sharon Lean, eds. (John Hopkins University Press).
2007 "The OAS and Legalizing Norms of Democracy" co-authored with Darren Hawkins,  in Transnational Dimensions of Democratization in the Americas by Thomas Legler, Dexter Boniface, and Sharon Lean, eds. (John Hopkins University Press).
Spring 2007 "The Evolution of Regional Human Rights Mechanisms: a Focus on Africa" Journal of Human Rights Vol 6:2 
2003 “Conflict Management in Latin America” in Regional Conflict Management by Paul F. Diehl and Joseph Lepgold, eds.  (Rowman and Littlefield Publishers).
Fall 2003 “Limits to Hegemonic Influence in the Organization of American States” Latin American Politics and Society. Vol. 45: 3, pp. 59-91.
Spring 1998 “Organization of African Unity and Its Potential for Resolving African Conflicts”, Africa Quarterly  (New Dehli). Vol. 38: 1, pp. 1-20.
June 1996 “Regional Hegemonic Participation in Peacekeeping: The Case of Nigeria” with Julius O. Ihonvbere,  The International Journal on World Peace. Vol.XIII:2, pp. 31-60.
Fall 1995

"Regional Peacekeeping:  An Alternative to United Nations Operations?", The Journal of Conflict Studies. Vol. XV:2, pp. 59-81.

Contracted Pedagogical Work:

2008
(first edition)
2011
(second edition)

13 custom online simulations in the MyPoliSci Kit for "International Relations"  Pearson Publishers  

 Facilitated Workshops:

"Designing Effective Assessments" with Sue Davis ISA-Midwest.  St. Louis, MO, November 2011.
“Developing Your Teaching Philosophy and Crafting a Syllabus” with Marc O’Reilly ISA-Midwest.  St. Louis, MO, November 2010.
"Designing and Using Simulations in the Classroom"   Society for the Advancement of Games and Simulations in Education and Training (SAGSET), University of Surrey, UK, July 2010.
"Roundtable and Workshop on Active Learning in International Relations" with Simon Rofe British International Studieas Assocication. Leicester, UK, December 2009.
"Preparing Students for a Model UN Experience"  with Kevin Brennan ISA-Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 2007.
"Designing and Using Simulations in the Classroom" with Bob Switky APSA, Chicago, IL, August 2007.
"Designing and Using Simulations in the Classroom" with Bob Switky ISA-Midwest,  St. Louis, MO, November 2006.

Teaching Awards:

2012 Leadership in the Advancement of Teaching Award - Wichita State University
2007 Excellence in Teaching Award - Wichita State University

Courses Taught:

Introduction to International Relations Global Challenges Post Conflict Peacebuilding
American Foreign Policy Causes of War and Peace Model United Nations
International Organizations Human Rights American Government