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About Constantine P. Danopoulos

Dr. Constantine Danopoulos' specialties are comparative politics and international relations. He is the author or editor of a number of books and numerous articles. Professor Danopoulos served as the editor of the Journal of Political and Military Sociology and the president/chair of the Research Committee on Armed Forces of Society of the International Political Science Association.

Positions

Present Professor, San Jose State University Political Science
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Curriculum Vitae



Grants

2004 California State University System-wide Research Grant
California State University
2002 - 2003 Lottery Fund Grant
San José State University
2000 - 2001 Lottery Fund Grant
San José State University
1998 - 1999 Lottery Fund Grant
San José State University
1997 California State University System-wide Research Grant
California State University
1997 International Political Science Association Grant
International Political Science Association
1995 IREX Grant
IREX
1994 California State University System-wide Research Grant
California State University
1994 IREX Grant
IREX
1994 International Political Science Association Grant
International Political Science Association
1994 National Science Foundation/American Political Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation/American Political Science Foundation
1993 - 1994 Lottery Fund Grant
San José State University
1992 - 1993 Lottery Fund Grant
San José State University
1991 International Political Science Association Grant
International Political Science Association
1991 National Science Foundation/American Political Science Foundation Grant
National Science Foundation/American Political Science Foundation
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Professional Service and Affiliations

2010 - Present Chair of Steering Committee, Annual Review of Political and Military Sociology
2007 - Present Member of Editorial Board, Journal of Southern Europe and the Balkans
2004 - Present Member, International Board for Balkan Peace
2004 - Present Consulting Editor, The Carson: Journal of Environmental Studies
2003 - Present Associate Editor, Mediterranean Quarterly
2001 - Present Editorial Board, New Balkans Journal
1995 - Present Honorary Member of Editorial Board, Seguridad Estrategica Regional, Argentina
1985 - Present Associate Editor, Journal of Political and Military Sociology
2014 Coordinator for Assessment: Department of Political Science, Aristotelian University of Thessaloniki, Hellenic Quality Assessment Agency of Higher Education
2014 Coordinator for Assessment: Department of History and Political Science, Panteion University, Hellenic Quality Assessment Agency of Higher Education (HQAA)
2010 Coordinator for Assessment: Department of Public Relations and Communications, TEI Western Macedonia, Hellenic Quality Assessment Agency of Higher Education (HQAA)
2009 Organizer and Chair of "Democratic Control of the Armed Forces" panel, ERGOMAS Conference
2006 - 2008 Editor, Journal of Political and Military Sociology
2004 Organizer and Chair of Europe and the World panel, Conference on Facing the European Elections, Hungarian Europe Society
1993 - 2004 Associate Editor, Armed Forces and Society
1993 - 1999 President/Chair, Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association
1996 OECD/UN Election Observer, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development/United Nations
1993 - 1996 Editor, Journal of Political and Military Sociology
1994 Convener, Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association
1990 - 1993 Vice President, Research on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association
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Honors and Awards

  • President’s Scholar, 2009-2010
  • Who is Who in America, 2009
  • Warburton Award for Excellence in Research, SJSU, 2008
  • Fulbright Research Award, Greece, February-May 2008
  • Sabbatical Leave, SJSU, Spring 2008
  • Recipient of Medal of the City of Vina del Mar, Chile, January 2005
  • Professor of the Year, Pi Sigma Alpha, Political Science Department, 2003-2004, 2004-2005, and 2011-2012
  • Recipient of Medal of the Prefecture of Arcadia, Greece, July 2000
  • Recipient of David Ben Gurion Medal for Academic Leadership, Sede Boker, Israel, July 16, 1999
  • Mentioned in Dictionary of International Biography, 1999, p. 82
  • Honored by the Sejong Institute for Excellence in Academic Leadership, Seoul, S. Korea, July 26, 1996
  • “Best Paper” Award, Interim Meeting of the International Political Science Association, Madrid, Spain, 1990
  • Dorfman Best Research Award, San Jose State University, 1989
  • Meritorious Performance and Professional Promise Award, San Jose State University, 1988, 1989, 1995, 1998, 1999 and 2000
  • Fellowship for Research Abroad, 1979 — University of Missouri-Columbia
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award, 1977-1978 — University of Missouri

Courses

  • International Relations
  • International Organizations
  • International Law
  • War and Peace
  • American Foreign Policy
  • Seminar in International Relations
  • Foreign Policies of Major Powers
  • Model United Nations
  • European Union (EU)
  • Eurasian Politics
  • Comparative Public Administration
  • The Middle East
  • The Military in Politics
  • History of the Balkans
  • History and Politics of Modern Greece
  • Democratization
  • West European Politics
  • Latin American Politics
  • Intro. to Comparative Politics
  • American Political Institutions
  • History/ Political Science 15A/B

Education

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1980 Ph.D., University of Missouri ‐ Political Science
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1975 M.A., San Jose State University ‐ Political Science
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1974 B.A., San Jose State University ‐ Political Science
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1972 B.A., San Jose State University ‐ Economics
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Contact Information

constantine.danopoulos@sjsu.edu

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Books (1)

Articles in Refereed Journals (52)