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Department of Government and International Affairs

Dr. Scott Dittloff

Dr. Scott DittloffScott 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

dittloff@uiwtx.edu

 

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, August 2013 to present

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

University of the Incarnate Word; Department Chair, August 2007 to 2009

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

Comparative Politics, Human Rights, International Relations, Latin American and Caribbean Politics, Religion and Politics, Study Abroad

 

Publications

A Guide to Faculty-Lead Study Abroad: How to Create a Truly Transformative Experience (with Lydia Andrade and Lopita Nath), New York: Routledge. Forthcoming, Fall 2018.

"Anglo-American Caribbean Commission."  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

“Bureaucratic Authoritarian Regimes.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

“The Changing Economic Relationship: Caribbean Trade With the European Union.”  2012. Verbum Incarnatum:  An Academic Journal of Social Justice, Volume 5:  65-77.

“Chicago Boys.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

“Chiquita Brands International.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

“Cotonou Agreement, 2000.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

 “Lomé Conventions.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

 “Marcus Garvey.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

“Organization of Eastern Caribbean States.”  2012.  In Thomas Leonard, ed., Encyclopedia of U.S.-Latin American Relations.  CQ Press.

 “Book Review:  Women’s Activism in Latin America and the Caribbean:  Engendering Social Justice, Democratizing Citizenship.”   2010.  Verbum Incarnatum:  An Academic Journal of Social Justice 4(1):  166-168.

 CLEP Social Sciences and History with TestWare.  2009.  Piscataway, NJ:   Research & Education Association.

 

Workbook for American Politics (with Lydia Andrade).  2009.  Dubuque, IA:  Kendall Hunt Publishing.

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

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

"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. 

"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.

"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.

 

Manuscripts under Consideration

Borderless Politics:  Derek Walcott’s Omeros, Post-colonialism, and Caribbean Identity” (with Dr. Emily Clark).  This manuscript is under consideration for publication by Diaspora.

Research in Progress

“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.

Conference Presentations

“Dharavi: The Health Consequences of Economic Development.“ International Conference on Social Sciences & Interdisciplinary Studies, August 7-8, 2017 London, UK.

“Developing Intercultural Understanding through Service Learning.” Hawaii International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, HI, January, 2017.

“FEMEN, Hollaback, and Slutwalk:  Assertive or Aggressive Human Rights?”  Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, Denver, Colorado, 2015.

“Power, Exploitation, Slavery…and a GREAT Cup of Coffee:  Teaching International Relations Using Coffee and Sugar.”  Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Social Science Association, San Antonio, Texas, 2014.

“Interdisciplinary and International Classes: Worth the Work?” (with Lydia Andrade, and Lopita Nath)  International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2014.

“Post-Colonial Legacy: The Origins and the Adoption and Promotion of Human Rights in the Caribbean.” (with Lydia Andrade)  International Conference on Arts and Humanities, Honolulu, Hawaii, 2013.

“Human Rights in the Caribbean:  Colonial Origins and the Adoption and Promotion of Human Rights” (with Dr. Lydia Andrade and Ashley Abrams).  Paper presented at the 2012 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Guadeloupe, May 28-June 1, 2012.

“Teaching International Relations:  Human Rights across the Curriculum.”  Presented at the 2012 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, San Diego, CA.

“Achieving True Globalization of the Curriculum: International Transformative Experiences for our Students” (with Dr. Lydia Andrade and Alejandra Yañez).  Paper presented at the International Conference of Cultural and Social Aspects of Research, San Antonio, TX, March 22-24, 2012.

“Immigration in the Caribbean” (with Dr. Lydia Andrade and Ashley Abrams).  Paper presented at the 2010 Caribbean Studies Association Annual Meeting, Barbados, May 24-May 28, 2010.

“Globalizing the Classroom:  Multi-University Degree Programs.”  (with Dr. Lydia Andrade and Alejandra Yanez).  Presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA.

“Teaching Human Rights.”  Presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Southern Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA.

"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

 

Professional Service Activities

Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Arts and Social Science, 2017.

Member, Editorial Board of the Journal of Social Sciences, 2014-present.

Academic Editor, British Journal of Applied Science & Technology, 2014-present.

Secretary, Southwest Social Science Association, 2016 to 2017.

Coordinator, Southwest Social Science Association Exhibits, 2015 to 2017.

Member, College Board CLEP Social Sciences and History Committee, Spring 2007-2015.

Member, Pre-revision review panel for Comparative Politics in Transition, 3rd Edition, 2002.

Member, Southwestern Political Science Association Committee on the Profession, 2001-2002.

 

Professional Association Memberships

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

Southwestern Social Science Association

 

Study Trips

2016: Study Abroad and Service Learning Trip to India.

2016: Course Based Trip to Washington D.C.

2015: Study Abroad Trip to Heidelberg Germany, France.

2015:  Study Abroad Trip Model OAS Competition, St. Kitts.

2014: Study Abroad Trip to India.

2013: Study Abroad Trip to India.

2011: Course Based Trip to New York with International Partner UDEM.

2009: Course Based Trip to Model OAS Competition, Washington D.C.

2009: Course Based Study Abroad Trip to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

2008: Study Abroad Trip to Barbados and St. Kitts.

2008: Course Based Trip to Model UN Competition, Boston, MA.

2007: Study Abroad Trip to Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico

2004: Study Abroad Trip to England.

 

Awards and Grants

2016:  FERA Award Recipient, Study Abroad Research. University of the Incarnate Word.

2016:  International Travel Award for Course Based Study Abroad Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2016:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2015:  University of the Incarnate Word Presidential Teaching Award Recipient.

2015:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2014:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2014:  International Travel Award for Course Based Study Abroad Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2013:  International Travel Award for Course Based Study Abroad Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2013:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2012:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word. 2011:  UIW Sabbatical Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2010:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2009:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2008:  Who's Who Among American Teachers and Educators.

2008:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2006:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2005:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

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

2004:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word. 2004:  IBM Thinkpad Innovative Teaching with Technology Award Recipient.

2003:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2002:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2002:  IBM Thinkpad Innovative Teaching with Technology Award Recipient.

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

2001:  Title V Curriculum Development Grant Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

2001:  Faculty Development Award Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.

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

2000:  Title 5 SPSS Technology Grant Recipient. University of the Incarnate Word.