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Martin W Sampson III

Department Affiliations


Specialties

  • International relations and foreign policy
  • Mideast politics
  • U. S. foreign policy

Educational Background

  • PhD: Political Science, Indiana University, 1979.

Publications

  • Black Sea Environmental Cooperation: In Search of Track Four?: Sampson, Martin, Woodrow Wilson Center Report: Environmental Change and Security Project, 2000.
  • Special Section on Culture and Foreign Policy: Sampson, Martin, Valerie M. Hudson and Martin Sampson, Political Psychology, 20(4) , 1999.
  • Culture is More than a Static Residual: Introduction to the Special Section on Culture and Foreign Policy: Sampson, Martin, Valerie M. Hudson, Political Psychology, 20(4) 667-675, 1999.
  • Foreign Policy Restructuring. Sampson, Martin, Eds. J. Rosati , J. Hagen, and M Sampson, University of South Carolina Press, Co-Editor, 1994.
  • Black Sea Environmental Cooperation: States and the Most Seriously Degraded Regional Sea: Sampson, Martin, Bogazici Journal: Review of Social, Economic and Administrative Studies, 9(1) , 1995.

Research Activities

  • E.U. standards of democracy as applied to Middle East governance

Professional Activities

  • Member, University Writing Enriched Curriculum Committee: 2008 - 2010
  • Faculty Legislative Liaison to the Minnesota State Legislature: 2003 - 2010
  • Faculty Consultative Committee: member ex officio , 2002 - 2010
  • University Senate: elected member , 2003 - 2005
  • Benedict Distinguished Visiting Professor: Carleton College , Fall 2004
  • Chair, University of Minnesota Senate Committee on Educational Policy, University of Minnesota: 2002 - 2003
  • Key Note Speaker: Freshman Convocation, U of M/ Morris , September 2002
  • Member: University of Minnesota Senate Committee on Educational Policy , 2000 - 2003
  • Chair and Member, University of Minnesota Graduate School Social Sciences Policy and Review Council: 2000 - 2002
  • Member, Academy of Distinguished Teachers: All-Campus Executive Board: 2000 - 2002
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Political Science, University of Minnesota: 1998 - 2003
  • Director, International Relations Program, Institute of International Studies: 1988 to 1992 - 1997 to 1998
  • Chair, Foreign Policy Section/ International Studies Association: 1988 - 1989
  • Vice Chair, Foreign Policy Section/ International Studies Association: 1987 - 1988

Outreach Activities

  • Presentations to religious and civic groups, TV and radio interviews on topics of Middle East politics, energy security, and/or U.S. foreign policy: 1977 - 2010
  • "Israeli Critical Literature", adult education course at Mt Zion Temple, 2005 - 2006

Awards

  • Morse Amoco/Alumni Teaching Award, University of Minnesota, 1987
  • President's Award for Outstanding Service, 2008

Courses Taught

  • Pol 1026 United States Foreign Policy
  • Pol 3872 International Evironmental Politics
  • Pol 4867w U.S. Foreign Policy and the Middle East
  • Pol 4878w: The Israeli-Palestinian Situation
  • Pol 8412 US Foreign Policy
  • Pol 8460 Political Psychology and Foreign Policy
  • Theories of Foreign Policy
  • Middle East Comparative Politics
  • Oil Politics
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