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About Rodger A. Payne

Rodger A. Payne is the coauthor of Democratizing Global Politics (State University of New York Press, 2004) and the author of more than 35 academic journal articles and book chapters in edited volumes. From 1994-2011, Payne was the Director of the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He previously taught at Northwestern University for two years and was a visiting research fellow at Harvard's Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Stanford's Center for International Security and Cooperation, and the Program on International Politics, Economics and Security at the University of Chicago. Payne received a Dissertation Fellowship from the International Peace and Security Studies Program co-sponsored by the Social Science Research Council and MacArthur Foundation and was a member of the two-person 1983 National Debate Tournament championship team from the University of Kansas.

Positions

2012 Present Department Chair, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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August 2012 Present Chair, Planning & Admin Committee (formerly Admin, Finance & Outreach), University of Louisville Sustainability Council
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2011 Present Faculty Affiliate, University of Louisville Center for Asian Democracy
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2004 Present Professor, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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20072008 Department Chair, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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January 2005June 2005 Research Fellow, Harvard University ‐ Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, J.F. Kennedy School of Government
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19972004 Associate Professor, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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19911997 Assistant Professor, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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19901991 Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University ‐ Department of Political Science
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19891990 Visiting Lecturer, Northwestern University ‐ Department of Political Science
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19881989 Doctoral Fellow, University of Chicago ‐ Program for International Politics, Economics, and Security (PIPES)
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19871988 Visiting Fellow, Stanford University ‐ Center for International Security and Cooperation
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19851987 Instructor, University of Maryland ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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19811986 Instructor (summer debate workshop), Baylor University
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May 1985August 1985 Intern, Center for Defense Information
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19841985 Research Assistant, University of Maryland ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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19831984 Graduate Research Assistant, Baylor University ‐ Communication Studies Department
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19811984 Instructor (summers), University of Kansas ‐ High School Speech and Debate Institute
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Curriculum Vitae




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Honors and Awards

  • Social Science Research Council-MacArthur Foundation Dissertation Fellow, International Peace & Security, 1987-89.
  • 1983 National Debate Champion, American Forensics Association

Courses

  • Politics of Climate Change (HON 446/456)
  • Global Politics Through Film (POLS 552)
  • International Relations (POLS 639)

Education

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1989 Ph. D., University of Maryland at College Park ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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1987 M.A., University of Maryland at College Park ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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1986 M.A., Baylor University ‐ Communication Studies Department
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1983 B.G.S., University of Kansas ‐ Political Science Department
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Contact Information

Department of Political Science
University of Louisville
Louisville, KY 40292
Office: (502) 852-3316
FAX: (502) 852-7923

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Books (2)

Articles (24)