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About Rodger A. Payne

Rodger A. Payne is Professor of Political Science at the University of Louisville. He is the coauthor of Democratizing Global Politics (State University of New York Press, 2004) and the author of more than 40 academic journal articles and edited book chapters. 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.

In fall 2018, Payne is Fulbright Canada Research Chair at the Norman Paterson School of International Affairs at Carleton University in Ottawa, Ontario.

Positions

January 2018 - Present Affiliated Faculty, University of Louisville Film Studies and Production minor
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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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September 2018 - December 2018 Fulbright Canada Research Chair, Carleton University ‐ Norman Paterson School of International Affairs
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August 2012 - August 2017 Chair, Planning & Admin Committee (formerly Admin, Finance & Outreach), University of Louisville Sustainability Council
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2012 - December 2017 Department Chair, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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2007 - 2008 Department Chair, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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January 2005 - June 2005 Research Fellow, Harvard University ‐ Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, J.F. Kennedy School of Government
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1997 - 2004 Associate Professor, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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1991 - 1997 Assistant Professor, University of Louisville Department of Political Science
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1990 - 1991 Visiting Assistant Professor, Northwestern University ‐ Department of Political Science
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1989 - 1990 Visiting Lecturer, Northwestern University ‐ Department of Political Science
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1988 - 1989 Doctoral Fellow, University of Chicago ‐ Program for International Politics, Economics, and Security (PIPES)
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1987 - 1988 Visiting Fellow, Stanford University ‐ Center for International Security and Cooperation
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1985 - 1987 Instructor, University of Maryland ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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1981 - 1986 Instructor (summer debate workshop), Baylor University
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May 1985 - August 1985 Intern, Center for Defense Information
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1984 - 1985 Research Assistant, University of Maryland ‐ Department of Government and Politics
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1983 - 1984 Graduate Research Assistant, Baylor University ‐ Communication Studies Department
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1981 - 1984 Instructor (summers), University of Kansas ‐ High School Speech and Debate Institute
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Curriculum Vitae




Grants

2018 - Present "America First" and U.S.-Canadian Relations
Fulbright Canada
Research Chair, Carleton University, NPSIA
$25,000
2018 - Present Can the Military Convince the Public about the Veracity of Climate Science?
College of Arts and Sciences, University of Louisville
Faculty Research Grants
Role: Co-PI
Colleague(s): Jason Gainous
$1,688
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Professional Service and Affiliations

1997 - Present Steering Committee, Pee Wee Reese (Louisville) chapter, Society for American Baseball Research
1992 - Present Board, Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations
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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

  • National and International Security (POLS 338)
  • Global Environmental Politics (POLS 335)
  • 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) 852-3860
FAX: (502) 852-7923

Email:


Books (2)

Articles (25)