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About Mindy Peden

Mindy Peden is Associate Professor of Political Science at John Carroll University. She has published in Studies in Political Economy, Contemporary Political Theory, and Politics and Policy. She is currently writing about probable futures, uncertainty, and instrumental rationality.


Present Assistant Professor of Political Science; 2003-2009, John Carroll University
Present Associate Professor of Political Science; 2009-present, John Carroll University
Present Teaching Assistant, Head Teaching Assistant, Grader; 1998-2003, Cornell University

Curriculum Vitae

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Honors and Awards

  • Culicchia Award for Teaching Excellence, 2013
  • Nominated for the Award for Conceptual Innovation in Comparative Politics at the International Political Science Association (IPSA) World Congress of Political Science for "Gambling for Certainty: Luck, Chance and Uncertainty in Politics" (Santiago, Chile, 2009)
  • Diversity Course Development Grant (John Carroll University, 2009)
  • Entrepreneurship Fellow (John Carroll University, 2009)
  • Grauel Faculty Fellowship (John Carroll University, 2008)
  • British American Chamber of Commerce Bilateral Achievement Award for John Carroll University Belfast Institute in Peace Building and Conflict Transformation (2006)
  • Summer Research Grant (John Carroll University, 2005)
  • Kahl Grant (John Carroll University, 2005)
  • Applied Ethics Course Development Grant (John Carroll University, 2004)
  • Mellon Dissertation Completion Fellowship (Cornell University, 2001-2002)
  • Intensive Foreign Language HEA Title VI Fellowship (2000)

Contact Information

Phone: 216.397.4304
Location: B 05, Administration Building

Articles (4)

Contributions to Books (1)

Book Reviews (2)

Presentations (16)