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Current Faculty Research

Research by Kellogg faculty fellows is at the top of the list for Institute funding. We also support an array of international studies initiatives led by Kellogg fellows or Notre Dame faculty more generally, including working groups, conferences and events, faculty-led student travel, and new course development.

Academic year 2013–2014

Funding for Research and Its Dissemination

Faculty Fellow Simeon Alder, Assistant Professor of Economics
Faculty Fellow Jeff Thurk, Assistant Professor of Economics
Measuring Unequal Access to Global Markets through Market Power in the Shipping Industry

Faculty Fellow Simeon Alder, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
 “A Tale of Two C(...)s: Competence and Complementarity” (Research presentation, Luksic conference, Santiago, Chile)

Faculty Fellow Jaimie Bleck, Ford Family Assistant Professor of Political Science
Visiting Fellow Philippe Lemay-Boucher
Grinw as a Vector for Trust and Tolerance: Investigating the Impact of Membership in Political Discussion Groups in Mali

Faculty Fellow Catherine Bolten, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies
Palm Oil and Bushmeat: Sustainable Livelihoods in Rural Sierra Leone

Faculty Fellow Wyatt Brooks, Assistant Professor of Economics
Faculty Fellow Kevin Donovan, Assistant Professor of Economics
The Impact of Uncertain Market Access: Evidence from Bridges in Nicaragua

Faculty Fellow Wyatt Brooks, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Faculty Fellow Kevin Donovan, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics
Terence Johnson, Assistant Professor of Economics
Subsistence Entrepreneurship & Targeted Interventions: Evidence from Dandora, Kenya

Faculty Fellow Karen B. Graubart, Associate Professor of History
Neighbors and Others: Space, Peoples, and Jurisdiction in Early Modern Seville and Lima

Faculty Fellow Rev. Daniel G. Groody, CSC, Associate Professor of Theology
Love Prevails: The Search for God from Hotel Rwanda

Faculty Fellow Victoria Tin-bor Hui, Associate Professor of Political Science
What is ‘China’?

Faculty Fellow Carlos A. Jáuregui, Associate Professor of Latin American Literature and Anthropology
Ecuador Unframed: Dynamic Art and Radical Democracy in a Guayasamín’s Mural

Faculty Fellow Fr. Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Born of Lament: On the Possibility & Prospects of Hope in Africa

Erin Metz McDonnell, Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology
Charisma and Subcultural Bureaucracy: Challenging Weber’s Ideal Typical Distinction” (Research presentation, 2014 International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan)

Faculty Fellow Terence McDonnell, Kellogg Assistant Professor of Sociology
Cultural Entropy” (Research presentation, 2014 International Sociological Association World Congress of Sociology, Yokohama, Japan)

Faculty Fellow Edwin Michael, Professor of Biological Sciences
Socioeconomic Transition and Its Impact on the Diabetes Epidemic in India

Faculty Fellow David Nickerson, Associate Professor of Political Science
Vote Buying and Voter Intimidation in El Salvador & Costa Rica

Faculty Fellow Paul Ocobock, Assistant Professor of History
An Uncertain Age: Making Manhood, Maturity, and Authority in Kenya, 1898–1978” (Faculty Residential Fellowship)

Faculty Fellow Rahul Oka, Ford Family Assistant Professor of Anthropology
Kellogg Visiting Fellow Philippe LeMay-Boucher
A Study on the Supply and Demand for Magico-Religious Protection in Benin

Faculty Fellow Rev. Robert S. Pelton, CSC, Concurrent Professor of Theology Emeritus
Monseñor, the Last Journey of Óscar Romero
(Research presentation, Instituto Cubano del Arte e Industria Cinematográficos, Havana, Cuba)

Faculty Fellow Rev. Robert S. Pelton, CSC, Concurrent Professor of Theology Emeritus
Research on Archbishop Mark McGrath

Faculty Fellow Vania Smith-Oka, Associate Professor of Anthropology
Good Mentors: An Anthropological Approach to Track the Effects of Networks on Empathy

Faculty Fellow Jeff Thurk, Assistant Professor of Economics
Protecting the European Automobile Industry through Environmental Regulation” (Research presentation, Luksic conference, Santiago, Chile)

Faculty Fellow Jeff Thurk, Assistant Professor of Economics
Indian Manufacturing Data Project

Faculty Fellow Juan Vitulli, Associate Professor of Iberian and Latin American Literature
Academic Space and Defense of the Creole Education: The Sermons of Juan de Espinosa Medrano Dedicated to San Antonio” (Research presentation, Latin American Studies Association Congress, Chicago)

Research Conferences, Events, and Symposia

Faculty Fellow Catherine Bolten, Assistant Professor of Anthropology and Peace Studies
Nelson Mandela: A Celebration” (Campus lectures)

Faculty Fellow Paolo G. Carozza, Professor of Law
Faculty Fellow Douglass Cassel, Professor of Law
The Future of the Inter-American System” (Research conference)

Faculty Fellow Michael Coppedge, Professor of Political Science
Varieties of Democracy in Latin America” (Workshop, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile)

Faculty Fellow Lionel Jensen, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Faculty Fellow Nelson Mark, Alfred C. DeCrane Jr. Professor of International Economics; Acting Director, Liu Institute for Asia and Asian Studies
Faculty Fellow Daniel Philpott, Professor of Political Science and Peace Studies
Notre Dame Visit of John Kamm, Founder and Executive Director of Dui Hua” (Lecture)

Faculty Fellow Fr. Emmanuel Katongole, Associate Professor of Theology and Peace Studies
Born of Lament: On the Possibility & Prospects of Hope In Africa” (Workshop, East Africa)

Faculty Fellow Scott Mainwaring, Eugene P. and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science
Visiting Fellow James Loxton
Authoritarian Successor Parties and Democracy: Causes and Consequences” (Research conference)

Faculty Fellow Scott Mainwaring, Eugene P. and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science
Democracy in Argentina: Thirty Years After the Transition” (London roundtable)

Faculty Fellow Rev. Robert Pelton, CSC, Emeritus Professor of Theology
International Conference on Archbishop Oscar Romero” (Research conference)

Faculty Fellow Carmen-Helena Téllez, Professor of Conducting, Department of Music
Musical Post‐Modernism in Latin America: Derivative or Prescient? The Cases of Mexico and Chile” (Colloquium)

Kellogg Institute Working Groups

Faculty Fellow Lionel M. Jensen, Associate Professor of East Asian Languages and Cultures
Asia & Asian Studies Working Group” (renewal)

Faculty Fellow Scott P. Mainwaring, Eugene P. and Helen Conley Professor of Political Science & Kellogg PhD Fellow, Rodrigo Castro Cornejo, Political Science
New Kellogg Public Opinion and Elections Working Group

Faculty Fellow Jaime M. Pensado, Carl E. Koch Associate Professor of History
Mexico Working Group” (renewal)

International Educational Opportunity Grants

Faculty Fellow Tracy L. Kijewski-Correa, Leo E. and Patti Ruth Linbeck Associate Professor of Civil Engineering and Geological Sciences
Faculty Fellow Alexandros Taflanidis. Associate Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering & Earth Sciences
NDSEED

Faculty Fellow Rev. Paul V. Kollman, CSC, Associate Professor of Theology, Director, Center for Social Concerns
The Common Good Initiative: Haiti

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