Honors and Awards
- Dissertation Grant, Kent State University
- Walter White Fund for Master's Thesis Research, University of Windsor
- Faculty Teaching Effectiveness Award, Cedarville University - 2016
- History and Politics of Russia and Eastern Europe
- History and Politics of Western Europe
- Global Issues
- Data Analysis and Research Methods
- International Relations
- Comparative Politics
|2012||Ph.D., Kent State University|
|2005||M.A., University of Windsor|
|2003||B.A., Western University|
Department of History and Government
Talking with Nationalists and Patriots: An Examination of Ethnic and Civic Approaches to Nationalism and their Outcomes in Quebec and Flanders Faculty Dissertations (2012)
Separatist/nationalist political parties exist in many states in the developed world, yet there has not been a successful case of secession since 1921 when the Irish Free State effectively seceded from the United Kingdom. One ...
Secessionism and Terrorism: Bombs, Blood and Independence in Europe and Eurasia Faculty Books (2018)
This book examines secessionist terrorism in a comparative context across Europe and Eurasia. The volume seeks to uncover comparative linkages between terrorism and secessionism; specifically examining terrorist organizations that also have a political goal of ...
Secessionism and the European Union: The Future of Flanders, Scotland, and Catalonia Faculty Books (2015)
This study examines three different cases - Flanders in Belgium, Scotland in the UK, and Catalonia in Spain - to investigate how secessionist political parties are approaching the issues of independence. All of these cases ...
Book Chapters in Edited Volumes (22)
Hapoel Tel Aviv vs. Maccabi Tel Aviv: A Microcosm of the Arab- Israeli Conflict and Peace Process History and Government Faculty Publications (2022)
Derby matches encompass a fierce rivalry between two teams that sometimes have far-reaching consequences both on and off the field of play. In some cases, these derby matches can even exacerbate existing political, social, religious ...