Department of Government and International Affairs

Faculty

DitloffScott Alan Dittloff, Ph. D.

Department of Government and International Affairs
University of the Incarnate Word
Administration Building 380
4301 Broadway
San Antonio , TX 78209
(210) 829-2713

Education

Ph. D., Texas A&M University, 1996

Master of Arts, Iowa State University, 1987

Bachelor of Arts, University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire, 1985

Experience

University of the Incarnate Word; Professor, 2013 to present

University of the Incarnate Word; Associate Professor, August 2006 to 2013

University of the Incarnate Word; Assistant Professor, August 2000 to 2006

Corning Community College; Research Analyst, Adjunct Instructor, January 1999 to August 2000

State University of New York College at Brockport; Research Associate, May 1998 to January 1999

Texas Department of Criminal Justice-Community Justice Assistance Division; Research Specialist, April 1997 to April 1998

NuStats International; Research Assistant, August, 1996 to January, 1997

Temple College; Instructor, Spring 1995 to Summer 1995, Fall 1996

University of Mary Hardin-Baylor; Instructor, Fall 1992 to Summer 1995

Texas A&M University; Assistant Instructor, Spring 1990 to Summer 1992

Research and Teaching Fields

Caribbean Politics

Latin American Politics

Comparative Politics

American Politics

International Relations

Publications

"Anglo-American Caribbean Commission."  2005.  In Will Kaufman and Heide Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas: Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia Oxford:  ABC-Clio:  82. 

“Ballot.” 2006.  In Larry J. Sabato and Howard R. Ernst, eds., Encyclopedia of American Parties and Elections.  Facts on File:  19-20.

"British Investment in the Caribbean."  2005.  In Will Kaufman and Heide Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas:  Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia Oxford:  ABC-Clio:  462-465.

"British Virgin Islands"  2005.  In Will Kaufman and Heide Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas:  Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia Oxford:  ABC-Clio:  189-192.

"Common Law."  2005.  In Will Kaufman and Heide Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas:  Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia Oxford:  ABC-Clio:  259-261.

"Dependency Theory."  2005.  In Will Kaufman and Heide Slettedahl Macpherson, eds., Britain and the Americas:  Culture, Politics, and History: A Multidisciplinary Encyclopedia Oxford:  ABC-Clio:  315-317.

“Juárez:  The Reflection of U.S. Values in a Historical Drama.”  October 2005.  The Journal of Hispanic Higher Education, Volume 4:  333-342.

“St. Vincent and the Grenadines.”  2005.  In C. Neal Tate, ed., Governments of the World.  MacMillan Reference USA:  78-80.

“The Mexican Debt Crisis:  An Examination of the Policy Decisions.”  2004.  The Eclectic Edition:  University of the Incarnate Word Faculty Anthology:  127-134.

“Voter Turnout.”  2006.  In Larry J. Sabato and Howard R. Ernst, eds., Encyclopedia of American Parties and Elections.  Facts on File:  475-477.

"Caribbean Banana Exporters Association" an on-line simulation accessible through Thompson Learning, Spring 2003.  The URL is:  http://www.wadsworth.com/politicalscience_d/special_features/ext/ir/ipe/ipe_sim.html.

Transportation Reports

"On-Board Bus Report for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority," (with Dr. Johanna Zmud) 1996.

"On-Board Rail Report for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority," (with Dr. Johanna Zmud) 1996.

"Follow-up Report for the Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority," (with Carol Boudreau) 1996.

"San Luis Obispo, CA Downtown Access Final Report," 1996.

"South Bronx Public Transportation Usage Final Report for the New York Metropolitan Transportation Commission," (with Scott McCutcheon) 1996.

Manuscripts under Consideration

“Legacies of Colonialism: Struggles for Federation in the British Caribbean" (Coauthored with Dr. Patricia Gower).  This manuscript is being revised for re-submission to The Nordic Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies. 

“Neofunctionalism, Common Law, and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court" (Coauthored with Dr. Patricia Gower).  This manuscript is being revised for re-submission to The Canadian Journal of Latin American and Caribbean Studies.

Research in Progress

“2003 Parliamentary Elections in Barbados.”

"The Changing Economic Relationship:  Caribbean Trade with the European Union"  

“American Presidential Scandal Reporting in the Western Hemisphere.” This manuscript is being coauthored with Dr. Lydia Andrade.

“Common Law and the British Empire.”  This manuscript is being coauthored with Dr. Patricia Gower.

“Borderless Politics:  Derek Walcott’s Omeros and Post-colonialism.”  This manuscript is being coauthored with Dr. Emily Clark.

“Immigration in the Caribbean:  The Role of the British Home Office.”  This manuscript is being coauthored with Dr. Patricia Gower.

“Migration, Displaced Persons, and Refugees in the British Commonwealth.”  This manuscript is being coauthored with Dr. Lopita Nath.

Conference Presentations

The End of the Cold War and the Caribbean.”  Presented at the 2007 meeting of the International Conference on Arts and Humanities, January 11-16th, Honolulu HI (with Dr. Lydia Andrade).

"Borderless Politics:  Derek Walcott’s Omeros and Post-colonialism."  Presented at the 2006 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Port of Spain, Trinidad (with Dr. Emily Clark).

"The Changing Economic Relationship:  Caribbean Trade with the European Union."  Presented at the 2005 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic.

“The End of the Cold War and the Caribbean:  Presidential (Dis?)-Interest.”  Presented at the 2005 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic (with Dr. Lydia Andrade). 

“The Clinton-Lewinsky Scandal and Hemispheric Media Coverage.”  Presented at the 2004 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Basseterre, St. Kitts (with Dr. Lydia Andrade). 

“Neofunctionalism, Common Law, and the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court."  Presented at the 2004 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Basseterre, St. Kitts (with Dr. Patricia Gower).

“Teaching International Relations:  Experiences in Cyber World.”  Presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA.

"Engaging and Rigorous: The Challenge of Teaching Comparative Politics."  Presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA.

"The Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court:  Integration in the Caribbean."  Presented at the 2003 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Belize (with Dr. Patricia Gower).  

"Crossing National Lines:  History and Jurisdiction of the Eastern Caribbean Supreme Court."  Presented at the 2003 Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, San Antonio, Texas.    

"A New Relationship or More of the Same?  Caribbean Trade in Light of the European Union."  Presented at the 2002 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association/ Southwest, New Orleans, LA.

“Using the Internet in Political Science Courses."  Presented at the 2001 American Political Science Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, California.

Juarez:  Reflection or Misconception?"  Presented at the 2001 Southwestern Council of Latin American Studies Annual Conference, Santa Fe, New Mexico.

“The Mexican Debt Crisis:  An Examination of the Policy Decisions.”  Presented at the 2001 Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Fort Worth, Texas.

"Using Movies as the Basis for Short Term or Winter Session Courses." Presented at the 1999 Successful Teaching Conference, Ithaca, NY.

"Latin America in the Movies: Reflection or Misconception?" Presented at the 1995 Conference of the Union for Democratic Communication at the University of Texas, Austin.

"The More Things Change...: A Look at the Attitudinal Constraint of Voters Over Time." Presented at the 1995 Southwestern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Dallas, Texas.

"The Persistence of Democracy in Developing Countries." Presented at the 1994 Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association-Southwest, San Antonio, Texas.

"The More Things Change...: A Look at the Impacts of Belief Systems on the Attitudinal Consistency of the Public Over Time." Presented at the 1991 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, Tampa, Florida (with Lydia Andrade).

"Revolutionary Themes in Latin American Literature." Presented at the 1988 Annual Meeting of the Southwest Political Science Association, Houston, Texas

Awards and Grants

Recipient, IBM Thinkpad Innovative Teaching with Technology Award, 2004.

Recipient, Title V Summer International Travel/Research Grant, University of the Incarnate Word, 2004.

Recipient, Title V Professional Development Grant, University of the Incarnate Word, 2004.

Recipient, IBM Thinkpad Innovative Teaching with Technology Award, 2002.

Recipient, Title V Summer International Travel/Research Grant, University of the Incarnate Word, 2002.

Recipient, RAVE Award, University of the Incarnate Word, 2001.

Professional Association Memberships

American Political Science Association
Canadian Association of Latin American and Caribbean Studies
Caribbean Studies Association
International Studies Association
International Studies Association-Southwest
Latin American Studies Association
Southwestern Political Science Association


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