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Politics

James J. Marquardt

James Marquardt

 

Associate Professor of Politics, Chair of International Relations Program 

 

 

Specialization

American Foreign Policy
International Relations

Interests

Foreign policy studies 
International/global security
Great power politics

Education

PhD Political Science, University of Chicago
MA International Relations, University of Chicago
BA Political Science, Villanova University

Current Courses

First-Year Studies: The Great War
Politics 110: Introduction to Global Politics
Politics 120: Introduction To American Politics
Politics 238: Jane Addams: Peace Advocate
Politics 240: American Foreign Policy
Politics 241: Global Issues
Politics 242: Politics of the Developing World
Politics 245: Theories of International Relations
Politics 347: International Organizations
Politics 348: International Law
Politics 482: Senior Seminar on Democracy, Peace, & War
Politics 488: Security

Books

James J. Marquardt, Transparency and American Primacy in World Politics (Burlington, VT: Ashgate Publishing Ltd, 2011)

Peer Reviewed Articles

James J. Marquardt and Rui Zhu, “Transparency Conflicts in Sino-American Relations,” Journal of East-West Thought, Vol. 6, No. 1 (March 2016), pp. 33-65.

Robert Lemke and James J. Marquardt, “Freedom and Transparency: Democracies, Non-Democracies, and Conventional Arms Transfers,” Democracy and Security, Vol. 3 (2007), pp. 1-26.

James J. Marquardt, “American Primacy and Open Skies,” Diplomacy & Statecraft, Vol. 18, No. 3 (September 2007), pp. 617-39.

James J. Marquardt, “Transparency and Security Competition: Open Skies and America’s Cold War Statecraft, 1948-60,” The Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol. 9, No. 1 (Winter 2007), pp. 55-87. (Reviewed by John Prados, “Open Skies in Theory and Practice,” H-Diplo, July, 2007.)

 Invited and Other Publications

 James J. Marquardt, “Accountability and Government,” in American Governance (Cengage, 2016).

James J. Marquardt, “Transparency and Government,” in American Governance (Cengage, 2016).

James J. Marquardt and Rui Zhu, “Gazing Eagle, Rising Dragon: Transparency in American and Chinese Public Life,” in Donovan Chao and Thomas Kane, eds., China and International Security: History, Strategy, and 21st Century Policy, Vol. 1 (Santa Barbara, California: ABC-CLIO/Praeger Publishers, 2014).

James J. Marquardt, “Open Skies: Not a Moment Too Soon,” The Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Vol. 58, No. 1 (January – February 2002), pp. 18-20.

Research in Progress

“Leading by Example, Lighting the World: Soft Power, Transparency, and U.S. Foreign Policy under the Barack Obama Presidency” (paper)

Conferences, Workshops, Presentations, and Reviews

Paper Presenter, “Jane Addams: War, Peace, and World Order.  A Web-Based Teaching and Learning Tool for the Liberal Arts,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2018 (proposed)

Panel Discussant, “South Asian Security,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2013

Paper Presenter (with Alexis Yusim), “Transparency and the Sino-American Rivalry,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2013

Paper Presenter, “China and America’s Quest for an Open World,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2008

Paper Presenter, “Gazing Eagle, Hiding Dragon: The Transparency Discourse in Sino-American Relations,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007

Panel Discussant, “Economic Determinants of U.S. Foreign Policy,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2007

Paper Presenter, “Transparency and Power Politics,” American Anthropological Association, San Jose, California, November 2006

Paper Presenter, “Kant on Peace and Publicity: Implications for International Relations,” American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 2006

Paper Co-Presenter (with Robert Lemke), “Are Democracies More Transparent in Their External Affairs Than Dictatorships? Evidence from the United Nations Register on Conventional Arms, 1992-2004” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2006

Paper Co-Presenter (with Robert Lemke), “Freedom, Transparency, and Economic Growth,” Midwest Economics Association 70th Annual Meetings, Chicago, Illinois, March 2006

Panel Chair and Discussant, “The Development and Future of Hegemony,” International Studies Association, San Diego, California, March 2006

Paper Presenter, “Transparency and American Governance: Implications for the Conduct of Foreign Policy,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, March 2006

Paper Presenter, “The Implementation of the Treaty on Open Skies,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., September 2005

Participant, “Introduction to Geographic Information System (GIS) Workshop To Go,” Monmouth College, Monmouth, Illinois, June 2005

Paper Presenter, “Bridging Differences or a Bridge to Nowhere? Britain, Rapid Reaction Forces, and Euro-Atlantic Security,” Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois, April 2005

Paper Presenter, “Transparency, Hegemony, and ‘Ideological Blowback’ in American Foreign Policy,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2005

Panel Chair and Discussant, “The Future of U.S. Foreign Policy and Power,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Honolulu, Hawaii, March 2005

Invited Participant, Conference on “Perspectives for Cooperative Aerial Observation and the Treaty on Open Skies,” Stockholm, Sweden, November – December 2004

Paper Presenter, “The Disciplinary Power of Transparency in America: Implications for the Conduct of Foreign Policy,” International Studies Association Midwest Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2004

Panel Chair and Discussant, “Creation and Change in Global Institutions,” International Studies Association Midwest Annual Meeting, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2004

Paper Presenter, “The Troubled Waters of Trans-Atlantic Diplomacy: The US, Europe, and Rapid Response Forces,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, March 2004

Invited Observer, German-U.S. Joint Training Flight of the Open Skies Treaty, Nordholz Naval Air Station, Cuxhaven/Bremen, Germany, March 2000

Invited Participant, Center for Strategic Education of the Nitze School of Advanced International Studies

Summer Program on Teaching Strategic Studies. Vergennes, Vermont, June 2001

Paper Presenter, “The Causes and Consequences of American Buckpassing,” Humanities and Social Sciences Colloquium, Colby College, Waterville, Maine, May 2000

Paper Presenter, “Will America Be a Reliable Great Power in the 21st Century?” Northeast Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Albany, New York, November 2000

Invited Participant, Summer Workshop on Military Strategy and Operations, Institute for War and Peace Studies of Columbia University, Ithaca, New York, June 2000

Paper Presenter, “Transparency and the Security Dilemma,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., August 1998

Referee

Tenure Review, Unislawa Williams, Spelman College (2015)
Council for the Humanities of the Netherlands Organization for Scientific Research (2014)
Anthropology Today (2011)
Journal of Sociology (1998)

Awards, Honors, and Fellowships

Research Sabbatical, January-May 2017
Digital Chicago Fellow, 2016
Research Sabbatical, September-December 2010
Hotchkiss Junior Faculty Research Sabbatical, January – May 2006
Summer Research Grant, Lake Forest College, May – August 2005
Summer Research Grant, Lake Forest College, May – August 2004
Summer Research Grant, Lake Forest College, May – August 2003
Smith-Richardson Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 1997 – 98
Dwight Eisenhower/Clifford Roberts Graduate Fellowship, 1996-97
Overseas Dissertation Research Grant, 1997 – 98
MacArthur Foundation Dissertation Fellowship, 1995 – 96
Andrew M. Mellon Foundation Pre-dissertation Fellowship, 1992 – 93

Professional Memberships

American Political Science Association
International Studies Association
Midwest Political Science Association