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Andrew Glassberg
Associate Professor Emeritus

His primary area of research and teaching is urban politics and public policy. He is the author of Representation and Urban Community, a study of neighborhood government in London, and has been engaged for the last several years in research on how local governments deal with budgetary stringency. During the summer of 1993, Glassberg served as one of the first NASPAA Fellows at the Department of Defense. He studied defense conversion and is continuing as a consultant to the Office of Economic Adjustment. He is Co-editor of the   American Review of Public Administration .

Joel N. Glassman
Associate Professor Emeritus

Prof. Glassman is a specialist in Chinese and Japanese politics and U.S. relations with East Asia. He is especially interested in Chinese education. His research interests included state and local government programs to enhance international competitiveness, and the future of U.S.-China relations. He studied public policy in the People's Republic of China and has published articles in   Contemporary China,   Asia Quarterly, and   Comparative Education.

Barbara Graham
Associate Professor Emeritus

Within the field of American politics, Graham specializes in the area of law, courts and politics. She taught graduate and undergraduate courses on the U.S. Supreme Court, constitutional law, civil liberties, gender and the law, law, courts and public policy and the judicial process. Her work on judicial redistricting, judicial diversity and representation on the bench has appeared in American Politics Quarterly, Political Research Quarterly, Judicature, Michigan Journal of Race & Law and The Book of the States. She was working on a book project on social identity and the law, and research on the criminalization of poverty, the relationship between law and social change, and the role of minority legal associations.

Nancy Kinney
Associate Professor Emeritus

Professor Kinney's research has examined political and policy implications of religious group involvement in the social safety net. In addition, her work has explored U.S.-based religiously motivated international development. Her publications include articles in Administration & Society, Journal of Urban Affairs, Policy Sciences, Development in Practice and Citizenship Studies.

Carol Kohfeld
Professor Emeritus

Carol Kohfeld's fields are criminal justice policy, public policy analysis, and criminal justice policy. She is the co-author of Race and the Decline of Class in American Politics and Dynamic Modeling: An Introduction. The recipient of several National Science Foundations awards, her work has been published in Criminal Justice Review, Criminology, Journal of Criminal Justice Law and Policy Quarterly, Political Geography, Political Methodology, Urban Affairs Review as well as several other scholarly journals.

Dennis Judd
Professor Emeritus

Dennis Judd is one of the nation's top urban public policy specialists, the recipient of the Career Achievement Award from the American Political Science Association's Urban Politics Section. He is the co-author (with UMSL's Todd Swanstrom) of the leading textbook in urban politics: City Politics: Private Power and Public Policy. He is the co-author of The Democratic Facade and The Development of American Public Policy and the co-editor of Cities and Visitors: Regulating Cities, Markets, and City Space and The Tourist City. He served as editor of the Urban Affairs Review for seventeen years. Presently, he is professor of political science at the University of Illinois-Chicago.

Joyce M. Mushaben
Curators' Reseach Professor of Global Studies Emeritus

Fluent in German, Mushaben's teaching focused on comparative public policy, the European Union, women's leadership, citizenship, immigration, mega-cities and sustainability issues. Her research covers new social movements, youth protest, German unification and identities, gender, ethnicity and welfare issues,  EU migration and integration studies.

Her books/monographs include Identity without a Hinterland? Continuity and Change in National Consciousness in the German Democratic Republic, 1949-1989  (1993); From Post-War to Post-Wall Generations: Changing Attitudes towards the National Question and NATO in the Federal Republic of Germany (1998); The Changing Faces of Citizenship: Integration and Mobilization among Ethnic Minorities in Germany (2008); and, Gendering the European Union: New Responses to Old Democratic Deficits (co-edited with Gabriele Abels, 2012). Her latest book focuses on Becoming Madam Chancellor: Angela Merkel and the Berlin Republic (forthcoming 2016). Her articles have appeared in World PoliticsPolityWest European PoliticsGerman PoliticsGerman Politics & Society, the Journal of Peace ResearchDemocratizationPolitics & Religion, Citizenship Studies, Journal of Ethnic & Migration Studies, German Law Review and Femina Politica. A past president of the German Studies Association (USA), she has also served on the Executive Boards of the International Association for the Study of German Politics and the German Studies Association, as well as on selection committees for Fulbright, the German Academic Exchange Service and  the American Council of  Learned Societies. She is a current Editorial Board member for German Politics & SocietyGerman Politics and Femina Politica.

Having received a 1999 Trailblazer Award and the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Research Creativity in 2007, Mushaben is a three-time Alexander von Humboldt Fellow, a former Ford Foundation Fellow, German Marshall Fund grantee and DAAD recipient. She has held guest-scholar posts at the Academy for Social Sciences (GDR), the Center for Youth Research (GDR), the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences and the Center for Transdisciplinary Gender Research (Berlin). She was named  the first Research Associate in the BMW Center for German & European Studies at Georgetown University, has enjoyed  Visiting Professorships at the Ohio State University,  Berlin’s Humboldt University,  the Missouri-London Program  and at  the Universities of Erfurt, Stuttgart and Tübingen (Germany), inter alia. Affiliated with the American Institute for Contemporary German Politics (Washington D.C.) and a designated Fulbright Specialist, she is commonly known as "Dr. J."

J. Martin Rochester
Curators' Teaching Professor Emeritus

Professor Rochester was an international relations specialist who taught and writes in the areas of international law, organization, and politics. His ten books include Waiting for the Millennium: The United Nations and the Future of World Order; Between Two Epochs; Between Peril and Promise: The Politics of International Law; US Foreign Policy in the 21st Century: Gulliver's Travails; and The New Warfare: Rethinking Rules for An Unruly World. His textbook The Global Condition (coauthored with Fred Pearson) has been used in many countries (including Spanish and Chinese language editions) and at hundreds of American universities. In addition, he has published in such scholarly journals as the American Political Science Review, International OrganizationInternational Studies Quarterly, and The Journal of Peace Research, and has served on the Governing Council of the International Studies Association. He is a recipient of the Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Teaching at UM-St. Louis, and in 2001 was named a Distinguished Teaching Professor by the Board of Curators of the University of Missouri.

Lyman Tower Sargent
Professor Emeritus

Lyman Tower Sargent is one of the world's foremost scholars on utopian studies. He was the founding editor of Utopian Studies, serving in that post for the journal's first fifteen years, and the recipient of the Distinguished Scholar Award from both the Society for Utopian Studies and the Communal Studies Association. His books include British and American Utopian Literature, 1516 - 1985Living in Utopia: Intentional Communities in New ZealandNew Left ThoughtUtopianism: A Very Short Introduction, and Contemporary Political Ideologies. This last work has been the leading textbook in its field for the past thirty years and is now in its 14th edition.
Curriculum Vita

Eduardo Silva
Professor Emeritus

Eduardo Silva specializes in Latin American politics and sustainable development policy. He is the author of Challenging Neoliberalism in Latin America and The State and Capital in Chile. He has served as a consultant to the Inter-American Development Bank and the U.S. Department of State. He is currently the Lydian Chair Professor at Tulane University.

Lana Stein
Professor Emeritus

Lana Stein specializes in urban politics and public administration. She is the author of St. Louis Politics: The Triumph of TraditionHolding Bureaucrats Accountable: Politicians and Professionals in St. Louis, and co-author of City Schools and City Politics: Institutions and Leadership in Pittsburgh, Boston, and St. Louis. Her research has been published in leading journals including American Politics Quarterly, Journal of Politics, Political Research Quarterly, Public Administration Review, Publius, and Urban Affairs Review.

Kenneth Thomas
Professor Emeritus

Thomas specialized in the field of international political economy. His main research interests are capital mobility, multinational corporations, and (controlling) competition for investment. His first book, Capital Beyond Borders: States and Firms in the Auto Industry, 1960-1994 (St. Martin's), was published in 1997, and his second, Competing for Capital: Europe and North America in a Global Era (Georgetown), was published in 2000. The latter book included the first-ever estimate of total state and local subsidies to business in the United States.

In 2007, he was the Canada-US Fulbright Scholar in North American Politics and Society at Carleton University, studying Canadian efforts to keep provinces from using subsidies to induce the relocation of investment.

His third book, Investment Incentives and the Global Competition for Capital, was published by Palgrave Macmillan in December 2010. This book includes a new estimate for state and local investment incentives and subsidies.

Professor Thomas has consulted for the International Institute for Sustainable Development. In November 2007, IISD's Global Subsidies Initiative published "Investment Incentives: Growing Use, Uncertain Benefits, Uneven Controls,". In 2008, he worked with research teams from Vietnam, Indonesia, Singapore, and Malawi for an IISD project on investment incentives and sustainable development. In November 2009, he represented IISD at a workshop on investment incentives organized by the World Association of Investment Promotion Agencies in Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Professor Thomas did not neglect the state and local aspects of competition for investment. He has been active on the issue of tax increment financing (TIF) in Missouri since 1998. His most recent research on the topic was Susan Mason and Kenneth P. Thomas, "Tax Increment Financing in Missouri: An Analysis of Determinants, Competitive Dynamics, Equity, and Path Dependency," Economic Development Quarterly, May 2010. This was the first study to examine patterns of TIF adoption throughout the state.

Terry Jones
Professor Emeritus and former Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences

During more than 50 years of service to UMSL Prof. Jones taught hundreds of students and helped connect them to alumni, local governments, and other agencies in the St. Louis region. He is an expert in urban politics, political behavior, and public policy. He is the author of three books ( The Metropolitan Chase: Politics and Policies in Urban America, Fragmented by Design: Why St. Louis Has So Many Governments and  Conducting Political Research) as well as dozens of scholarly articles, book chapters, and technical reports. He has been a consultant to more than seventy governmental and non-profit organizations and has held office in many professional and community organizations. His research focuses on metropolitan governance, urban public policy, state government, and public opinion. Terry is also a regular contributor and commentator on news outlets in the region.



In Memoriam 

David B. Robertson
Emeritus Professor, Political Science