Latin America's Political Pendulum.
Speaker: We will be skyping Dr. Selbin for our discussion.
Professor of Political Science
Areas of expertise
Comparative Politics (Comparative Revolutions; Contentious Politics; Latin American and Caribbean Politics; Ideologies); International Politics (Peace and Conflict; IR Theory); Political Sociology.
Eric Selbin is Professor of Political Science and Holder of the Lucy King Brown Chair. His research interests are in the areas of resistance, rebellion, and revolution, theories of revolution, and socio-political change. Selbin is the author of Revolution, Resistance, and Rebellion: The Power of Story (2010) [http://www.southwestern.edu/newsroom/story.php?id=3301], which has been translated into Arabic, German, Spanish, and Turkish, Modern Latin American Revolutions (1999/1993) and a variety of articles and book chapters primarily on matters revolutionary. He has co-authored with Meghana Nayak, Decentering International Relations (2010) [http://www.southwestern.edu/live/news/4934-rethinking-global-politics]. Selbin is co-editor of the New Millennium Books in International Studies series, Associate Editor of International Studies Perspectives, and was the founding editor of Southwestern University's Brown Working Papers in the Arts and Sciences. In 2007 he was selected as one of Southwestern University's All-time "Fav Five" Faculty by the SU Alumni Association and received the Exemplary Teaching Award from the Board of Higher Education and Ministry of the United Methodist Church for 2001-2002.
PhD, University of Minnesota 1991
MA, Louisiana State University 1984
BA, University of Texas at Austin 1980
Come join the group! A light meal will be served at 5:45pm followed by a viewing of the DVD from the FPA.ORG. Our guest speaker will then address us, followed by a question and answer period.
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