Gonzalez-Perez's Faculty Page

 

Margaret Gonzalez-Perez

Position:Professor of Political Science

Fields of Study: Comparative Politics and International Relations

Classes usually taught: Poli 420: International Relations, Poli 422: International Organizations, Poli 424: International Political Economy, Poli 425: Comparative European Politics, Poli 426: Politics of Developing Nations, Poli 428: Middle East Politics, Poli 201: American Government, Poli 202: State and Local Politics

Office phone number: 549-5379

E-mail: mgonzalez@southeastern.edu

Education: B.A.,University of Louisville; M.A.,University of Louisville; Ph.D., Louisiana State University

 

Awards:

  • President’s Award for Excellence in Research 2016
  • Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Research 2016
  • China Studies Institute-AASCU Zhi-Xing China Academic Impact Fellowship 2016
  • C. Howard Nichols Endowed Professorship in History and Political Science 2015-17
  • Johnny R. Smith Endowed Professorship in Political Science 2013-15
  • President’s Award for Excellence in Service 2009
  • College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Award for Excellence in Faculty     Service 2009
  • Gamma Beta Phi Award for Outstanding Teacher of the Year 2006-2007
  • Innovative Teaching Initiatives Grant 2006
  • Teaching Enhancement Grant 2004
  • Orr Memorial Research Grant 2004
  • OSCAR Grant 2004
  • Faculty Development Grant 1996

Books

  • (2008) Women Terrorists: Female Activity in Domestic and International Terrorism. London and New York: Routledge.
  • (2003) Politics in America: Selected Readings. New York: Whittier Publications, co-edited with M. Corbello, P. Petrakis, and M. Saeki.
  • (2000) Geography Workbook to accompany The West Transformed, A History of Western Civilization, volumes I and II. Fort Worth, Texas: Harcourt Brace, co-authored with J. Fai-Podlipnik.
  • (1998) Literature of Protest: the Franco Years.  Lanham, Maryland: University Press of America, 1998.

 

Chapters in Edited Books

  • (2013) “Equal Opportunity Terrorism: Women Terrorists in Comparative Perspective,” in Margaret Satterthwaite and Jane Huckerby, eds., Gender, National Security, and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives. New York and London: Routledge.
  • (2007) “From Freedom Birds to Water Buffaloes,” in Cindy Ness, ed., Female Terrorism and Militancy: Agency, Political Utility, and Organization. New York and London: Routledge.

 

ARTICLES in Refereed Journals

  • (2013) “Palestine, Iraq, Pakistan, and Afghanistan: Internationalization and Localization,” Journal of Post-Colonial Cultures and Societies, Special Issue: Women and Terrorists. Spring 4(1-2) 2013.
  • (2011) “The False Islamization of Female Suicide Bombers,” Gender Issues. June 2011, 28(1/2): 50-65.
  • (2011) “Women Terrorists,” Women’s Rights Law Reporter, Rutgers University School of Law, 31(2/3) Winter/Spring 2010-11: 286-298.
  • (2007) “Spain: Case for Discretionary Decentralization” International Journal of Interdisciplinary Social Science 2(4): 187-194.
  • (2006) “Guerrilleras in Latin America,” Journal of Peace Research 43(3), May 2006: 313-329.
  • (2003) “Societal Structure and the Franco Regime,” Hawaii International Conference on Education: Proceedings.
  • (2003) “A House Divided: Public Housing Policy in New Orleans,” Louisiana History, vol. XLIV, no. 4, Fall.
  • (2002) “The Potential for Bias in Capital Juries,” The Justice System Journal, vol. 12, issue 2-3, Spring.
  • (2001) “Myth and Literature as Political Ideology,” Quarterly Journal of Ideology, vol. 24, no. 1, November.
  • (2001) “A Model of Decisionmaking in Capital Juries,” International Social Science Review, vol. 76, no. 3 & 4.

 

ARTICLES in Encyclopedic and Dictionary Collections

  • (2008) “Basque Fatherland and Liberty,” “Diplock Courts,” and “Zapatistas,” Encyclopedia of Global Terrorism and the War on Terror. Diversion Press.
  • (2001) “Salvador Dalí,” “Antoní Gaudí,” “Federico Garcia Lorca,” “Pablo Neruda,” in Ron Fritze, ed., The Modern Age, 1914-2000. Greenwood Press.
  • (2001) “Giuseppe Garibaldi,” “Jose Maria Morales de Pavon,” “Alfred Krupp,” “Archduke Maximilian,” “Andrew Carnegie,” in Jeff Bell, ed., Industrialism and Imperialism. Greenwood Press.
  • (1999) “Javier Pérez de Cuéllar,” in Frank N. Magill, ed., Dictionary of World Biography: Volumes VII, VIII, and IX, The 20th Century. Fitzroy and Dearborn and Salem Press
  • (1999) “El Salvador’s Independence,” “Juarez Government,” “Nicaraguan Independence,” “Mexican Muralists of the 1920s,” Encyclopedia of North American History. Salem Press.

 

POLLS

  • August 1996, Prepared and Conducted Juror Poll on Capital Punishment Verdict, 19th Judicial District, East Baton Rouge Parish, Louisiana.
  • January 1997, Prepared and Conducted Juror Poll on Capital Punishment Verdict, 21st Judicial District, Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana.

 

CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION

  • “The China Dream: Economic Development and Consequences,” China Studies Institute, Beijing, China, 2016.
  • “Gender and Counter-Terrorism: Human Rights Perspectives,” International Studies Association Conference, San Francisco, California, April 3-6, 2013.
  • “Female Suicide Bombers in Domestic and International Terrorism,” Gender, Human Security, and Political Violence Professional Workshop, University of Winnipeg, Canada, February 21-22, 2013.
  • International Studies Association Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, February 17-20, 2010.
  • “Female Suicide Bombers: the Domestic/International Dichotomy,” Southwest Political Science Association Conference, Denver, April 8-11, 2009.
  • “Female Suicide Bombers in Domestic and International Terrorism,” presented at the 2009 Western Political Science Association Conference, Vancouver, Canada, March 9-11, 2009.
  • “Women Terrorists,” Symposium on Women’s Involvement in Terrorism, Rutgers School of Law-Newark Women’s Rights Law Reporter, Newark, March 6, 2009.
  • Chair, “US Foreign Policy” panel, Southern Political Science Association Conference, New Orleans, January 9, 2009.
  • “Los desafios de las nuevas administraciones municipals: El papel de los gobiernos locales” (Challenges for the Local Government) presented at the International Program in Management of Municipalities, Leadership and E-Government, New Orleans, July 16, 2008.
  • Discussant, Gender Politics in Developing Democracies panel, Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, 2008.
  • “Spain: the Case for Discretionary Decentralization,” presented at the 2007 International Interdisciplinary Social Science Conference, Granada, Spain.
  • “Whither Spanish Federalism,” presented at the 2007 Southwest Political Science Association Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • Discussant, Politics in the Southwest panel, 2007 Southwest Political Science Association Conference, Albuquerque, New Mexico.
  • “Women & Globalization in IPE,” presented at the 2004 International Political Science Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts. 
  • Chair, “Diasporas and Ethnic Minorities: Governance and Conflict,” 2004 International Studies Association Conference, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • “Nationalism and Women Terrorists,” presented at the 2004 Midwest Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois. 
  • “Regionalism in Spain,” presented at the 2003 annual Mediterranean Studies Association Conference, Budapest Hungary.
  • Speaker, Austrian Panel on American/European Relations March 25, 2003.
  • “Societal Structure and the Franco Regime,” presented at the 2003 Hawaii International Conference on Education: Proceedings, Honolulu, Hawaii.
  • “A Comparative Study of Women in Higher Education,” presented at the 2001 annual conference of North American and Cuban Philosophers and Social Scientists, Havana, Cuba.
  • Discussant, “Political Elites” panel at the 2000 annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • “A House Divided: Public Housing in New Orleans,” presented at the 2000 annual meeting of the Gulf South Historical Association, Pensacola, Florida.
  • Participant, “DNA and Criminal Litigation,” seminar at the 2000 annual meeting of the National Criminal Defense Lawyer’s Association meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana,  February 25, 2000.
  • Discussant, “Individual Support for Ameliorative Racial Policies,” panel at the 1998 annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois.
  • “The Rise of Black Conservatism,” presented at the 1998 annual North American Forum, Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico.
  • Co-chairperson and Discussant, “Ethnic Politics” panel at the 1997 annual meeting of the Southwest Social Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • Discussant, “Political History” panel at the 1997 annual meeting of the Southwest Social Science Association, New Orleans, Louisiana.
  • “A Model of Decisionmaking in Capital Juries,” presented at the 1998 annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia.
  • “Juror Decisionmaking and the Death Penalty,” presented at the 1996 annual North American Forum , Universidad de las Americas, Puebla, Mexico.
  • “Societal Structure and Political Manipulation Under the Franco Regime,” presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the Southwest Social Science Association, Houston, Texas.
  • Discussant, “Latin America Panel 8" at the 1996 Southwest Social Science Association, Houston, Texas.
  • “Life and Death in Louisiana,” presented at the 1996 annual meeting of the Louisiana Political Science Association, Hammond, Louisiana.
  • Chairperson, “Political History” panel at the 1996 annual meeting of the Louisiana Historical Association. 
  • “Political Protest Through Popular Literature,” presented at the November 1995 Works in Progress Seminar, Southeastern Louisiana University, Hammond, Louisiana.
  • “The Role of Political Discourse and the Literary Generation Under the Franco Regime, “ presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Southwest Social Science Association, Austin, Texas.
  • “Regional Identity and Spanish Public Opinion,” presented at the 1992 annual meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Atlanta, Georgia.