Robert E. Stein
Assoc Professor Social Science
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B.A.: Political Science
Stanford University, 1984
M.A.: Political Science
University of Michigan, 1993
Ph.D.: Political Science
University of Michigan, 1999
|Honors and Awards|
Joseph Kruson Excellence in Teaching Award, 2016-2017
Ruth Berger Rubenstein Memorial Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008 - 09
Alfie Award for Outstanding Faculty Contribution to Campus Life, 2008 - 09
Stein, Robert. 2017. “Joseph’s Squinting Eye: Race and Individualism in Peter Matthiessen’s Shadow Country.” New Political Science 39 (2): 241 – 262.
Stein, Robert. 2011. "Seeing White through Rap: A Classroom Exercise for Examining Race Using a Hip-Hop Video." Journal of Political Science Education 7 (3): 312-328.
Stein, Robert. 2009. "Transforming Liberal Politics: Lessons from the Southeastern North Carolina Native Americans’ Struggle for Recognition." Journal of Political Science 37 (4): 90-122.
Stein, Robert. 2009. "Fear’s Anger: Virginia Woolf’s Psychology and Deliberative Democracy." New Political Science 31 (3): 319-335.
"In the Shadow of Recognition: The Lumbee Indians of North Carolina," presented to Bergren Forum, Alfred University, October 20, 2006.
"Fear’s Anger: Resisting Change in A Room of One’s Own," presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, August 28-31, 2003.
"Liberal Head Games: Retooling Liberalism amidst Psychologically Entrenched Racism," presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 30 - September 2, 2001.
"Learning Limited Liberty: The Discourse of Educational Reform," presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Washington, D.C., August 31 - September 3, 2000.
"W.E.B. Du Bois's Economics, Identity Politics, and the State," presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA, September 2-5, 1999.
"Encountering Rorty's Liberalism: A Sympathetic Critique," presented at New York State Political Science Association Meeting, St. John’s University, New York, NY, May 7-8, 1999."Liberal Accounting for Illiberal Practices," presented at Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 15-17, 1999.
"Recognizing a Constructed Identity as One's Own," presented at SUNY Brockport History Brown Bag Series, Brockport, NY, March 6, 1996.
"Creative Judging versus Creating Judges," presented at Annual Meeting of the Law and Society Association, Phoenix, AZ, June 16 - 19, 1994.
2011 - present Alfred University, Associate Professor of Political Science
2004 - 2011 Alfred University, Assistant Professor of Political Science
2001 - 2004 St. John Fisher College, Rochester, NY, Assistant Professor of Political Science
2000 - 2001 Alfred University, Assistant Professor of Political Science
1996 - 2000 State University of New York at Brockport, Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Women’s Studies
1993-1995 University of Michigan, Adjunct Professor of Political Science and Graduate Teaching Assistant
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