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About Stephen Van Holde

Stephen E. Van Holde began teaching at Kenyon in 1990. He teaches courses in comparative politics, international relations, state theory, European politics, environmental politics and the politics of science and also the course Quest for Justice.
Van Holde is co-editor of The Comparative Study of Conscription in the Armed Forces and is, with Michelle Mood, completing a book on the social and environmental impacts of Chinese consumerism. He also has written more widely in the fields of environmental politics and science and politics, authoring papers on topics such as the science and politics of AIDS in Sub-Saharan Africa.
Van Holde has contributed substantially to the International Studies Program and the Environmental Studies Program, serving on both their committees, and as chair of International Studies. In addition, he has taught in the Integrated Program in Humane Studies (IPHS). He has served the College as a member of Senate, and chair of the Curricular Policy Committee.
During the 2003-2004 and 2006-07 academic years, Van Holde was the Fei Yi-Ming Professor of Politics at the Johns Hopkins-Nanjing Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing, China.


Present Associate Professor of Political Science, Kenyon College

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