(As of October 2012)
Kent J. Kille
Curriculum Vitae

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Department of Political Science                                                                920 Forest Drive
The College of Wooster                                                                           Wooster, OH 44691
Wooster, OH 44691                                                                  E-mail: kkille@wooster.edu
Phone: (330) 263-2456                                                            http://www3.wooster.edu/polisci/kkille
Fax: (330) 263-2614                                                               

Employment and Positions

2006-current Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster
2009-2011 Chair, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster
2006-2008 Chair, International Relations Program, The College of Wooster
2003-2006 Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster
2005           Acting Chair, International Relations Program, The College of Wooster (January-August)
2000-2003 Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster
1999-2000 Instructor, International Studies Program, The Ohio State University
1999-2000 Leadership Analyst,Social Science Automation, Inc.
1998-1999 Visiting Instructor, Department of Political Science, The College of Wooster
1996-1998 Instructor, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University
1992-1995 Teaching and Research Assistant, Department of Political Science, The Ohio State University

Education

Ph.D., Political Science, The Ohio State University, August 2000
M.A., Political Science, The Ohio State University, December 1996
B.A., with highest distinction, Political Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 1991
Program in International Politics and International Law, University of Wales - Aberystwyth, September 1989-June 1990

Teaching and Research Interests

International Relations, International Organization, Political Leadership, Peace Studies, Active Learning, Nationalism, Transnational Actors and Relations

Publications

"The UN Secretary-General and Self-Directed Leadership: Development of the Democracy Agenda." With Kirsten Haack. In International Organizations as Self-Directed Actors: A Framework for Analysis, edited by Joel E. Oestreich. pp. 29-59. Routledge.

"Working With Harold Guetzkow: Reflections From a Last Link in the Chain," Simulation and Gaming 42(3): 338-341.

“NATO and the United Nations: Debates and Trends in Institutional Coordination.” (2011). With Ryan C. Hendrickson.  Journal of International Organizations Studies. 2(1): 28-49

“Secretary-General Leadership Across the United Nations and NATO: Kofi Annan, Javier Solana, and Operation Allied Force.” (2010) Global Governance. 16(4): 505-523. Ryan C. Hendrickson

“The State of the Active Teaching and Learning Literature.” (2010). With Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis. The International Studies Encyclopedia, Volume X, General Editor Robert A. Denemark, pp. 6574-6592.  Malden, MA: Wiley-Blackwell.

“Active Learning Across Borders: Lessons From an Interactive Workshop in Brazil.” (2008). With Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis. International Studies Perspectives. International Studies Perspectives 9(4): 411-429.

The UN Secretary-General and Moral Authority: Ethics and Religion in International Leadership. Editor and author of "Introduction," Chapter 1 "Moral Authority and the UN Secretary-General’s Ethical Framework," and Chapter 10 "The Secular Pope: Insights on the UN Secretary-General and Moral Authority."(2007). Georgetown University Press.

From Manager to Visionary: The Secretary-General of the United Nations. (2006).  Palgrave Macmillan.

"Introduction: A Tool Chest for Peacebuilders." (2004).  In special issue of International Journal of Peace Studies, "Putting the Peace Tools to Work: Essays in Honor of Chadwick F. Alger," Guest Edited by Kent J. Kille.  9(2): 3-9.

"International Organization: What Do We Know and How Do We Pass on Our Knowledge?" (2003) in The Forum "How Do Textbooks Represent the Field of International Studies?" International Studies Review 5(3): 426-432.

"Executive Heads and the Role of Intergovernmental Organizations: Expansionist Leadership in the United Nations and the European Union."  (2003) With Roger M. Scully. Political Psychology 24(1): 175-198.

"Simulating the Creation of a New International Human Rights Treaty: Active Learning in the International Studies Classroom." (2002) International Studies Perspectives3(3): 271-290.

"The Evolving Relationship Between NGOs and the UN System: Implications for Global Governance."  Rapporteur report for 40th Strategy for Peace Conference, October 21-23, 1999. The Stanley Foundation.

"Institutional Leadership and International Collaboration: Evidence from the United Nations and the European Union." (1998) With Roger M. Scully. Discussion Paper Series 98/5, Brunel University Department of Government.

Book Review Essays and Book Reviews

"In Pursuit of Peace" (2009) (Review Essay). Ethics & International Affairs. 23(4): 409-417.

"A View of Global Governance from an 'Invisible Man'" review of Invisible Governance: International Secretariats in Global Politics by John Mathiason (2008) International Studies Review 10(1): 112-115.

Review of Global Justice and Transnational Politics, edited by Pablo De Greiff and Ciaran Cronin and Order and Justice in International Relations, edited by Rosemary Foot, John Lewis Gaddis, and Andrew Hurrell. (2004). Political Studies Review. 2(1): 129-130.

"Peace Building and Violence: Perspectives From Around the Globe." (2002) (Review Essay) International Politics 39(4):519-527.

Review of Leadership Without Easy Answers by Ronald Heifetz. (1998)  Political Psychology19: 429-432.

Forthcoming Publications

"Secretaries-General of International Organizations: Leadership Capacity and Qualities" (2013) for Routledge Handbook of International Organization.

Work in Progress

Biographical Dictionary of Secretaries-General of International Organization, "IO BIO" Project with Bob Reinalda.
 
Global Nexus for the Scholarship of Active Teaching and Learning Project, with Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis.

Conference Paper Presentations

Global Model United Nations: The Implications of Nationality and Geographical Distributed Collaboration on Active Learning Simulations,” with Derrick L. Cogburn, Tina Kempin Reuter, and Erica Seng. To be presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 3-6, 2013.

"Active Teaching and Learning in Cross-National Perspective." With Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis. Presented at the British International Studies Association and the International Studies Association Joint International Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland, June 20-22, 2012.

"Improving Knowledge of International Organization Leadership: Secretaries-General as Individuals and Groups in IO BIO." With Bob Reinalda. Presented for the roundtable "The IO BIO Project: A Biographical Dictionary of Secretaries-General of International Organizations" at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, April 1-4, 2012.

"Active Teaching and Learning at a Small Liberal Arts College in the United States of America." With Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis. Presented for the International Studies Association Catalytic Workshop "Think Globally, Teach Locally? Active Teaching and Learning in Cross-National Perspective," San Diego, CA, March 31, 2012.

“Secretary-General Leadership Capacity: Arguments and Evidence from the UN Secretary-Generalship.” Presented at the Second World Conference on Humanitarian Studies, Medford, MA, June 2-5, 2011.

“Kofi Annan and Javier Solana: Cross-Office Coordination for Operation Allied Force.” With Ryan C. Hendrickson. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, University of the West Indies at St. Augustine, Trinidad and Tobago, June 4-6, 2009.

“Leadership at the United Nations and NATO: A Comparative Analysis of Conflict Engagement by the Secretaries-General.” With Ryan C. Hendrickson. Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New York, NY, February 15-18, 2009.

“Supranational Leadership and the UN Secretary-General: Challenges and Prospects.” Presented at the Second Global International Studies Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, July 23-26, 2008.

“The State of the Active Teaching and Learning Literature.” With Jeffrey S. Lantis and Matthew Krain. Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA March 26-29, 2008.

Active Learning Across Borders: Lessons From an Interactive Workshop in Brazil.” With Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis. Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, February 28-March 3, 2007.

“Reconsidering the Power of the UN Secretary-General: Religious Leadership and Moral Authority in International Affairs” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, August 31-September 3, 2006.
 
“Multilateralism and Moral Authority: The Role of the UN Secretary-General” Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 8-10, 2006.

"Religious and Ethical Values: The Guiding Principles of the UN Secretary-General." Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Academic Council on the United Nations System, Ottawa, Canada, June 16-18, 2005.

"The Religious and Ethical Values of the UN Secretary-General: A Framework for Analysis."  Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Honolulu, HI, March 1-5, 2005.

"Ethics and Values: The Guiding Principles of the UN Secretary-General." Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association - South, Columbia, SC, October 22-23, 2004.

"International Organization: What Do We Know and How Do We Pass On Our Knowledge?" Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Portland, OR, February 25-March 1, 2003.

"'Surviving' Teaching  International Relations: Integrating Popular Culture into the Classroom."  Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, March 24-27, 2002

"Researching the Secretary-General of the United Nations: A Dialogue Between International Organization and Foreign Policy Decision-Making Scholarship." Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Washington, D.C., February 16-21,1999.

"Kofi Annan: A Strategic Secretary-General?" Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association-Midwest, Chicago, IL, November 6-8, 1998.

"Leadership and Influence in the United Nations: A Framework for Comparing the Secretaries-General." Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association-Midwest, Cleveland, OH, October 3-5, 1997.

"Nationalism and the Importance of Identity: A Systematic Assessment." With Neal Carter and Andrea Grove. Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association-Midwest, Cleveland, OH, October 3-5, 1997.

"Institutional Leadership and International Collaboration: Evidence from the United Nations and the European Union." With Roger M. Scully. Presented at the Annual Conference of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., August 28-31, 1997.

"The Leadership Style of the Secretary-General of the United Nations." Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, Toronto, Ontario, March 18-22, 1997.

"National Identity as a Social Identity: Implications for Nationalism Theory." Presented at Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society for Political Psychology, Vancouver, B.C., June 30-July 3, 1996.

"Sinking the Billiard Ball Model in the Corner Pocket: An Analytic Typology of NGOs and the Implications for IR Research." With Courtney B. Smith and Shannon Peterson. Presented at the Annual Convention of the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, April 16-20, 1996.

"The Impact of the Secretary-General's Leadership Style on the United Nations: Role Expansion Under Dag Hammarskjold and Kurt Waldheim." Presented at the Annual Scientific Meeting of the International Society of Political Psychology, Washington, D.C., July 5-9, 1995.

Invited Presentations, Campus and Community Events

“Conflict and Cooperation in the Middle East: Jordan, Jerusalem, and the West Bank.” With Hales Funded Faculty International Travel Study Group. Faculty at Large Lecture, The College of Wooster, September 11, 2012.

"Bhutan: Exploring Culture, Education, and Happiness." With Nicola Kille. International Education Week Presentation, The College of Wooster, November 16, 2011.

“Interactive Global Education: Active Learning and the Center for Diversity and Global Engagement.” Presented at the Workshops on Diversity and Global Understanding, Vienna, Austria, May 31-June 2, 2010.

"The United Nations and NATO: Debates and Trends in Institutional Coordination." Faculty at Large Lecture. The College of Wooster, September 15, 2009. (Also broadcast on WCWS radio and videorecording available at The College of Wooster Library).

Moderator, Senior Research Symposium, Oral Presentation Sessions “National Security” and “Globalization,” The College of Wooster, April 24, 2009.

“The Role of the United Nations During the Obama Presidency,” Speech at Eastern Illinois University, sponsored by the College of Sciences’ Visiting Scholar Grant and Department of Political Science, December 3, 2008.

“Active Learning in the Political Science Classroom,” Presentation and discussion at Eastern Illinois University, Department of Political Science, December 3, 2008.

Intellectual Autobiography Dinner, featured speaker chosen by students, Center for Academic Advising, The College of Wooster, November 27, 2007.

“Teaching at a Liberal Arts Institution.” With Paul Edmiston and Jennifer Graber. Session of Life in the Liberal Arts: A Wooster Workshop. October 6, 2007.

“Providing Support From Far Away.” With Nancy Grace and Kurt Holmes. Orientation session for international students, Office of International Student Affairs, The College of Wooster, August 24, 2006.

“Teaching a Peace Studies Toolbox.” Panel presentation for session “Undergraduate Courses on International Conflict Resolution and Peacebuilding” at National Conference on Conflict Resolution and Education, Columbus, OH, September 28-October 1, 2005.

"The UN Secretary-General as a Moral Authority: Ethics and Religion in International Leadership." Speech for Alumni Weekend, The College of Wooster, June 10, 2005.

"Sacred Mandate: Ethical Leadership and the UN Secretary-General." Speech and discusion for the 39th Clergy Academy of Religion, hosted by The College of Wooster, March 8, 2005 (and broadcast on WCWS radio March 11, 2005).

"International Organizations and Geneva." Speech and discussion for Babcock Fireside Chat series, The College of Wooster, February 14, 2005.

"The United Nations and Promoting Global Peace." Speech and discussion for the Peace Studies Program, Westminster College, PA, November 9, 2004.

Model United Nations Competition (The College of Wooster, Mercyhurst College, and Westminster College).  The College of Wooster, March 27, 2004.

"From Manager to Visionary: The Secretary-General of the United Nations."  Faculty at Large Lecture. The College of Wooster, February 24, 2004.  (Videorecording available at The College of Wooster Library).

"The Relevance of the United Nations Secretary-General in the 21st Century." Session Chair, Intercollegiate Forum on the United Nations - "Is the United Nations System Relevant in the 21st Century?" Columbus, OH, October 25, 2003.

"The United Nations in the Post September 11th Era." Speech for Kiwanis, Wooster Division, Wooster, OH, October 14, 2003.

Model United Nations Conference Coordinator. For the International Studies Program, The Ohio State University, Mershon Center, Columbus, OH, May 18, 2002 and May 10, 2003.

"The Coming War with Iraq(?)" Panel presentation. Sponsored by Black Studies, Department of Political Science, and International Relations Program. The College of Wooster, November 6, 2002.

"The United Nations in the World Today."  Speech for the League of Women Voters, Wooster Chapter, Wooster, OH, April 6, 2002.

"Politics and Government: Similarities and Differences." Workshop Chair for Ambassadors of the World: A Conference for International Students and their Friends, The College of Wooster, February 2, 2002.

"Perspectives on Terrorism." Moderated discussion with Richard J. Chasdi and Jeffrey S. Lantis. Sponsored by the International Relations Program, Department of Political Science, and the Office of International Student Affairs.  The College of Wooster, September 19, 2001.

"Does it Matter Who is the Secretary-General of the United Nations?"  Speech for United Nations Association-United States of America, Columbus Chapter, Columbus, OH, May 21, 2000.

"Iraq, the United States, and the United Nations." Speech and moderated discussion. The College of Wooster, November 1998.

Teaching Experience

Introduction to International Relations
The United Nations System
Model United Nations
Peace Studies
Nationalism and Interdependence
Problems of the Global Community
Theories of International Relations
First Year Seminar: Who Am I, Who Are You? Who Are We, Who Are They?
Advisor, Junior and Senior Independent Study

Campus Service
Advisor, Wooster Model United Nations, 1998-1999 and 2001-current
International Relations Curriculum Committee, 1998-1999 and 2000-current
Alumni Board Faculty Representative, 2009-2011 and 2012-2013
The Lilly Project for the Exploration of Vocation - Steering Committee, 2003-2009
Lilly Project Mini-Grants Committee, 2003-2004 and 2005-2009
Chair, Conference With Trustees Committee, elected to serve 2007-2008
Conference With Trustees Committee, elected to serve 2005-2007

President, Phi Beta Kappa, The College of Wooster Chapter, 2005-2006
Vice President, Phi Beta Kappa, The College of Wooster Chapter, 2003-2005
Faculty Admissions Task Force 2006-2007
Admissions Liaison for International Relations Program, 2003-2004 and 2006-2007
Faculty Scholarship Committee, 2003-2004
College Scholars Committee, The College of Wooster, 2001-2004
Henry J. Copeland Fund Committee, The College of Wooster, 2001-2003
Advisor, Ohio State International Studies Club Model United Nations, 1997-1998 and 1999-2000

Professional Activities and Positions
Associate Editor, International Journal of Peace Studies, 2002-current
Workshop Director (with Matthew Krain and Jeffrey Lantis), "Active Teaching and Learning Workshop: Applied Lessons for International Relations Instructors," Moscow State Institute of International Relations (MGIMO-University), October 13-16, 2008.
Workshop Director (with Matthew Krain and Jeffrey Lantis), “Active Learning: Applied Lessons for Teaching International Studies -- A Teaching Development Workshop for International Relations Instructors,” University of Brasilia, October 16-17, 2006
Editorial Board, International Studies Review, 2005-2008
Nominations Committee, International Organization Section of the International Studies Association, 2009-2012
President, Active Learning in International Affairs Section of the International Studies Association, 2004-2005

Vice-President/Program Chair, Active Learning in International Affairs Section of the International Studies Association, 2003-2004

Reviewer for: Cooperation and Conflict, European Jounral of International Relations, Foreign Policy Analysis, Global Governance, International Interactions, International Relations, International Studies Perspectives, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of International Organizations Studies, Journal of Political Science Education, Political Psychology, Political Research Quarterly, Review of International Political Economy, Simulation & Gaming, Addison Wesley Longman, Dushkin/McGraw Hill, Lynne Rienner, Palgrave Macmillan, British Academy, Economic and Social Research Council (U.K.)

Professional Development and Funding
Hales Fund Faculty Reading Group and International Travel Seminar, “Cooperation and Conflict in the Middle
East,” 2011-2012

Association of American Colleges and Universities, Shared Futures Global Learning Forum, March 19-21, 2009
Great Lakes Colleges Association, Academic Leadership and Innovation Institute, November 10-12, 2006
UNA-USA Model United Nations Summit and Leadership Conference, Summer 2002
Preparing Future Faculty Program, The Ohio State University, Winter 1998
Participant, Summer Institute in Political Psychology, Summer 1994

International Studies Association Catalytic Workshop Grant, with Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis, for "Think Globally, Teach Locally? Active Teaching and Learning in Cross National Perspective" held March 31, 2012.
Hewlett-Mellon Fund for Institutional Renewal, with Nicola Kille, The College of Wooster, 2011-2012
Faculty Development Fund for International Travel, The College of Wooster, Summer 2008 and 2010

Luce Fund for Distinguished Scholarship, The College of Wooster, 2006-2007
Project funding for The UN Secretary-General as a Moral Authority: Ethics and Religion in International
    Leadership
from the Guetzkow Family Trust, 2003-2006

Travel Study Grant for International Education, The College of Wooster, Summer 2004
Mini-Grant for Course Embedded Assessment, The College of Wooster, Spring 2004
Faculty Development Fund, The College of Wooster, Summer 2011, Summer 2009, Summer 2008, Summer 2004, Summer 2003, Summer 2002, Spring 1999

Professional Affiliations

Academic Council on the United Nations System
American Political Science Association
International Peace Research Association
International Society of Political Psychology
International Studies Association
United Nations Association of the United States of America

Honors

International Studies Association’s Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching in International Studies Award (with Matthew Krain and Jeffrey S. Lantis), 2010
Graduated with Honors in Political Science, 1991

Pi Sigma Alpha, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1991
Phi Beta Kappa, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989
Phi Eta Sigma, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1989

References
Available upon request
 

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