CV

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Ian M. Hartshorn

Curriculum Vitae

Thompson Hall

University of Nevada, Reno Mail Stop 0302

Reno, Nevada 89557 U.S.A. (570) 430-3694

ihartshorn@unr.edu

EDUCATION

PhD, Political Science, 2015

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

Dissertation: Corporatism, Labor Mobilization, and the Seeds of Revolution in Egypt and Tunisia

Committee: Rudra Sil (chair), Robert Vitalis, Julia Lynch

MA, Political Science, 2012

University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia PA

Certificate in College and University Teaching

Comprehensive Exams in Comparative Politics and International Relations

BA, Religious Studies, 2007

Bucknell University, Lewisburg, PA

Research Honors, Magna Cum Laude

Second Major in U.S.-Middle East Relations

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Assistant Professor, University of Nevada, Reno, Department of Political Science

PUBLICATIONS

 Labour Politics in North Africa: After the Uprisings in Egypt and Tunisia forthcoming from Cambridge University Press

“Organized Interests in Constitutional Assemblies: Egypt and Tunisia in Comparison” Political Research Quarterly

“Global Labor and the Arab Uprisings: Picking Winners in Tunisia and Egypt” forthcoming in Global Governance

Manuscripts under Review

“’Marching from All Governorates’: Lacunae of Neoliberalism in Mubarak’s Egypt” (Revise and Resubmit)

“(Re)Constituting Community: Takfir and Institutional Design in Tunisian and Yemen” with Stacey Philbrick Yadav  (Revise and Resubmit)

“The Fate of Labor Movements After Regime Change” with Rudra Sil

Manuscripts in Preparation

“Securitizing the New Egypt: Partisan vs. Revolutionary Demands” with Janicke Stramer-Smith

“Working Class Politics and Authoritarian Rule:  Typologies of Military-Backed Regimes”

Book Reviews

“Labor, Capital, and the Arab Uprisings: Synthesizing Research in the Mediterranean and Beyond” Review Essay in Mediterranean Politics, 2017 forthcoming

Counting Islam: Religion, Class, and Elections in Egypt by Tarek Masoud reviewed in Middle East Journal July 2015

“Labor’s Role in the Arab Uprisings and Beyond” Review Essay in Current History December 2016

Media Publications

“Tunisia’s Labor Union Won the Nobel Peace Prize. But Can It Do Its Job?” Monkey Cage Blog –Washington Post Feb. 26, 2016

“Social Dialogue Under the Gun in Tunisia,” Jadaliyya, Oct. 14, 2015

“Labor in the Arab Uprisings Three Years On” Muftah Online Journal Feb. 24, 2014

“Egyptian PM Hazem Beblawy and the Limits of Neoliberalism,” Muftah Online Journal Jul. 10, 2013

“Labor Unions Under Attack in Morsi’s Egypt,” Muftah Online Journal Nov. 30, 2012

GRANTS, FELLOWSHIPS, AWARDS 

2015-2016    Asfari Institute for Civil Society and Citizenship and the Social Justice and Development Policy in the Arab World Program at the Issam Fares Institute, American University of Beirut “Labor Movements and Unions and the Quest for Social Justice in the Arab World: Case Study of Tunisia” ($6000 in research funding and travel to Beirut, Lebanon)

2015-2016    Project on Middle East Political Science Travel-Research-Engagement Grant ($3000 in research funding)

2014-2015    Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism Graduate Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania (Stipend, Tuition, and $3500 in research funding, only 3 awarded)

2014-2015    Center for Teaching and Learning Fellowship for Teaching Excellence, University of Pennsylvania

2013-2014    Critical Writing Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania

2013               Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics Summer Travel Grant

2012               Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics Summer Travel Grant

2011               United States Department of States Foreign Language and Area Studies Summer Scholarship

2010-2011    Henry Salvatori Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania

2008-2010    Benjamin Franklin Fellowship, University of Pennsylvania

2007               Research Honors in Religion, Bucknell University

2007               Bucknell Prize for Religion, Bucknell University

CONFERENCES

Panels Organized 

2017               Western Political Science Association Annual Conference “The Dynamics of Local Protest in the Shadow of Neoliberalism”

2016               Western Political Science Association Annual Conference “Perils and Opportunities of Protest Politics: Transregional Comparisons” with Allison Evans

2016               International Studies Association Annual Conference “Evolving Forms of Labor Relations and Industrial Conflict in the Face of Global and Regional Transformations” with Rudra Sil

2014               American Political Science Association Annual Meeting “Trade Unions and Transitions in North Africa” with Dina Bishara

2013              Middle East Studies Annual Meeting “Realms of Power and Contestation: The Egypt of Mubarak and Morsi” with Rachel Sternfeld

Papers Presented

2017               Western Political Science Association Annual Conference “’Marching from All Governorates’: Lacunae of Neoliberalism in Mubarak’s Egypt”

2016               Western Political Science Association Annual Conference “Tunisian Trade Unions in Transition: Opportunities in Institutions, Perils in the Streets”

2016               American University of Beirut-Princeton University Conference on After the Uprisings: The Arab World in Freefall, Fragmentation or Reconfiguration?  “Revolutionary vs. Partisan Requests: What Constitutes a Fair Demand in the New Egypt?” with Janicke Stramer-Smith

2016               International Studies Association Annual Conference “Labor Movements and Regime Change in an Era of Global Neoliberalism:  Post-Communist Poland, Post-Apartheid South Africa, and Post-Tahrir Egypt in Comparative Perspective” with Rudra Sil

2015               Middle East Studies Annual Conference “Regime Strategy and Protester Response: Workers in Sisi’s Egypt”

2015               Law and Society Annual Conference “The International Trade Union Movement and the Arab Spring: Picking Winners and Diffusing Norms in the Solidarity Marketplace”

2015               Penn Political Science Graduate Student Annual Conference “Free Speech and Speech Acts: Takfir in the New Tunisian Constitution”

2014               American Political Science Association Annual Conference “Consolidating Losses?  Egypt’s Trade Unions Before and After June 30”

2014               Project on Middle East Political Science Annual Conference “Labor Insurgency and Military Rule: International Lessons for Egypt”

2014               Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference “Legacy Institutions and Political Transitions: Testing Theories of Trade Unions in Egypt”

2014               University of Toronto Contentious Politics in Egypt and Tunisia Conference “Legacy Unions and Post Revolutionary States”

2013               Penn Program on Democracy, Citizenship, and Constitutionalism’s Workshop Series “Workers, Constitutions, and Revolutions: Egypt and Tunisia in Comparison”

2013               Penn Political Science Comparative Politics Workshop, Fall 2013 “Beginnings and Endings: Corporatist Collapse and Authoritarian Fragility”

2013               Middle East Studies Association Annual Conference “Neoliberalism and Corporatist Decline in Egypt”

Chair and Discussant

2016               American Political Science Association Annual Conference, “Workers, Corporations, and Policy: Global Perspectives on Labor and Capital”

2015               Law and Society Annual Conference “Democracy, Governance, and Transitions to Democracy”

TEACHING

University of Nevada, Reno (course designer and instructor of record)

Qualitative Research Methods in Political Science Spring 2017

Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspectives Winter 2017

Comparative Political Economy Fall 2016

Comparative Government and Politics Spring 2016, Fall 2016, Fall 2017

Middle East in World Affairs Spring 2016, Fall 2017

Political Systems of the Middle East and North Africa Fall 2015, Spring 2017

St. Joseph’s University (course designer and instructor of record)

Comparative Politics of the Middle East and North Africa Spring 2015

Germantown Friends School (course designer and instructor of record)

Egypt from Inside and Out Spring 2015

Bryn Mawr College (course designer and instructor of record)

Politics of the Arab Uprisings Fall 2014

Islamism: Theory and Practice Spring 2014

University of Pennsylvania (Critical Writing Curriculum)

Political Movements Spring 2014, Fall 2013

Drexel University (course designer and instructor of record)

The Arab Uprisings Spring 2013 

SERVICE

2017-2018    Department of Political Science Graduate Committee

2016-2018    Gender, Race, and Identity Program Religious Studies Committee

2016-2017    Steering Committee Member, McQueen High School Global Studies

2016-2017    Pi Sigma Alpha Political Science Honor Society Faculty Adviser

2014-2017    APSA Labor Project Secretary and Co-Chair

2014-2015    Political Science Graduate Student Teaching Workshop Organizer

2009-2011    Graduate Associate, Riepe College House

2011               Graduate Associate for the Integrated Studies Residential Program

2010               Co-Coordinator of the Annual Political Science Graduate Student Workshop

2009               Political Science Representative, School of Arts and Sciences Student Government

OUTREACH AND PUBLIC LECTURES 

2016               “Brexit and Its Consequences” UNR Honors Program Panel

2016               “Perspectives on Displacement: A Panel Discussion on the Middle East Refugee Crisis” co-organizer

2015               “Using Interviews in Your Research” UNR Political Science Graduate Student Brown Bag Lunch

2015               “Starting Class in Ways that Get Students Interested and Motivated to Learn” Center for Teaching and Learning University Workshop

2014               “Teaching As Part of a Team: Working Effectively with Other TAs and the Professor” Center for Teaching and Learning University Workshop Series

2014               “Interest Aggregation: How Do We Get What We Want” University of Pennsylvania School of Arts and Sciences 60 Second Lecture

2014               “US Policy in the Middle East” Science Leadership Academy High School Lecture

2012               “Arab Spring in Hindsight Roundtable” Camden County College Discussion

2011               “The Arab Uprisings” Motivation High School Lecture

2011               “When Do Revolutions Work?” Bodine High School for International Affairs Lecture

LANGUAGES

English, Native

Arabic, Intermediate

Egyptian Dialect, Intermediate

Spanish, Elementary 

PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS AND SERVICE

Middle East Studies Association

American Political Science Association

Western Political Science Association

International Studies Association

Reviewer: Comparative Politics and Democratization

REFERENCES

Rudra Sil

Professor, Political Science

University of Pennsylvania

208 S. 37th Street, Room 236

Philadelphia, PA 19104

rudysil@sas.upenn.edu

215-898-7661

 

Robert Vitalis

Professor, Political Science

University of Pennsylvania

208 S. 37th Street, Room 229

Philadelphia, PA 19104

rvitalis@sas.upenn.edu

215-898-6497

 

Stacey Philbrick Yadav

Associate Professor, Political Science

Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Stern Hall

Geneva, NY 14456

philbrickyadav@hws.edu

315-781-3436 (ext. 3430)

 

David Faris

Associate Professor, Political Science

Roosevelt University

430 S. Michigan Ave

Chicago, IL 60605

dfaris@roosevelt.edu

312-322-7152