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Politics

Aleksandar Jankovski

Lecturer in Politics

Specialization

International Studies

Research Interests

International Relations Theory, International Political Economy, Foreign Policy Analysis, Security Studies, Formal Modeling/Game Theory

Education

PhD International Studies, University of Miami, Coral Gables, FL
MA Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University
BA Political Science, Northeastern Illinois University

Courses Taught

POLS 110: Introduction to Global Politics
POLS 210: Politics of Europe
POLS 219: Politics of Latin America
POLS 245: Theories of International Relations
POLS 347: International Institutions
International Law
Contemporary Political Analysis (Game Theory)
Russia in International Politics
Principles of International Relations
U.S. Foreign Policy after 1945
U.S. and World Economy
Introduction to Political Science
Introduction to World Politics
International Terrorism
American National Government

Publications

“The Russian Federation and the West: The Problem of International Order,” The Russian Challenge to the European Security Environment, ed. Roger Kanet, (Palgrave, 2017.)

“Russia and the United States: On Irritants, Friction, and International Order, or What Can We Learn from Hedley Bull,” International Politics, 2016.  

“The Russian Federation, the United States, and International Order as a Social Construct,” Stosunki Miedzynarodowe - International Relations, Vol.52, No. 2, 214-249, September 2016.

“Ideas y normas como determinates de la politica exterior: el cas de Guerra Aerea durante la Segunda Guerra Mundial,” La Segunda Guerra Mundial: A 70 anos, eds. Modesto Seara Vazquez and Alberto Lozano Vasquez (Universidad del Mar. 2015.)

“Towards a Cobb-Douglas Utility Model of Decisionmaking with Respect to State Ratification and Accession to International Regimes, Opinio Juris,: under review in Question in Politics.

“Towards a Cobb-Douglas Model of the Accession of the Republic of Macedonia in the European Union,” to be submitted to International Organizations in February, 2015.

“Social Constructs and Citizens’ Support for U.S. Counterterrorism Policy,” to be submitted to Security Studies in March, 2015.

“John Locke’s Second Treatise on Civil Government  and Understanding Russian Actions in its ‘Near Abroad’” to be submitted to Foreign Policy in April 2015.

“The Economic Impact of Membership to the European Union:  What Lessons for the Republic of Macedonia?” to be submitted to the Review of International Political Economy in June 2015.

Conference and Roundtable Presentations

“James Fishkin’s Deliberative Polls:  A View from Deliberative Democracy” panel presentation delivered at the Fourth NEIU Faculty Symposium, (November, 2013), Chicago, IL.

“Treaty Accession as an Instrumentally Rational Undertaking: The Case of the Republic of Macedonia” panel presentation delivered at the Florida Political Science Association Annual Meeting (March, 2014), San Augustin, FL.

“Doing Social Science Research,” Faculty presentation at Northeastern Illinois University, (2014), Chicago, IL .

“Towards a General Cobb-Douglas Utility Model of Decisionmaking with Respect to State Ratification and Accession to International Regimes and Opinio Juris,” invited panel presentation, Georgia Political Science Association Meeting (November, 2014), Savannah, GA.

“Doing Research in Political Science,” invited roundtable presentation, Northeastern Illinois University (December 2014), Chicago, IL.

“Towards a Cobb-Douglas Model of the Accession of the Republic of Macedonia to the European Union,” invited panel presentation, Southern Political Science Association Meeting (January 2015), New Orleans, LA.

“The Russian Federation and the West: The Problem of International Order,” invited panel presentation, International Studies Association Annual Convention (2016), Atlanta, GA. 

“Social Constructs and Citizens’ Support for U.S. Counterterrorism Policy,” invited poster presentation during the annual meeting of  the Midwest Political Science Association (April 2015).

“The Economic Impact of Membership to the European Union:  What Lessons for the Republic of Macedonia?” presentation at the Diplomatic Academy of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (May 2015), Republic of Macedonia.