The study of public affairs and politics puts you
in a great company of philosophers, statesmen, and scholars. It also puts
you in the company of an excellent faculty at FDU. Found below are brief
biographical sketches of some of the professors you will encounter in your
Greene (Ph.D., Michigan State University), specializes in American
urban politics. His published research spans the subfields of minority
politics, school district governance, municipal politics and public administration.
He is a consultant to municipal governments and non-profit corporations.
He regularly appears on television to comment on current trends in American
politics. Dr. Greene teaches our courses on Urban Government, Public Policy,
and Minority Politics.
Larson (Ph.D., University of Virgina) specializes in congressional
politics and public law and conducts research on campaign financing. He
is co-editor with Larry J. Sabato of Dangerous
Democracy? The Battle over Ballot initiatives in America. He is also
co-author with Larry J. Sabato of the 2nd edition of The
Party's Just Begun. Dr. Larson teaches our courses in methodology,
congress, parties and interest groups, and campaigns and elections.
Peabody (Ph.D., U. of Texas,
Austin) specializes in judicial process and co-ordinates our
pre-law and legal studies. Dr. Peabody recently joins us an has a record
of publishing in many venues including: the University
of Pennsylvania Journal of Constitutional Law, Constitutional
Commentary, the Minnesota
Law Review, The Encyclopedia
of Civil Rights in America, Magill's
Legal Guide, and the
Encyclopedia of the U.S. Supreme Court. Dr. Peabody teaches our courses
in Criminal Justice, Federal Judicial Process, Current Legal Issues, and
Law and Practice.
(Ph.D., University of Illinois; J.D. Pace University Law School), is a
practicing attorney, a member of the New York Bar Association, and a well
traveled professor. Dr. Rosen's dissertation research took him to both
Sierra Leone and Kenya. He has held appointments at Ben Gurion University
in Israel, American University in Washington, D.C., the University of Maine,
and the University of New Brunswick, Canada. Dr. Rosen teaches our courses
in Constitutional Law, Anthropology of Law and Introduction to Jurisprudence.
(Ph.D., New School for Social Research), is professor emeritus of political
science. He specializes in the U.S. Supreme Court. Dr. Rothblatt has a
long and successful record of law school advisement.
Salmore (Ph.D. Rutgers University) specializes in state
and local politics. She is the co-author of Candidates,
Parties, and Campaigns as well as New
Jersey Politics and Government: Suburban Politics Comes of Age
and the author of Why Nations Act.
She currently serves as Dean of Becton College.
Steven A. Salmore
(Ph.D., Princeton University) specializes
in elections and campaigns and New Jersey politics. He is co-author of
Parties, and Campaigns as well as New
Jersey Politics and Government: Suburban Politics Comes of Age.
Dr. Salmore is a co-founder of the Eagleton Poll as well as the FDU Poll.
He is a member of the executive board of FDU's PublicMind and comments
regularly to the press on elections and campaigns.
Neil Salzman (Ph.D., New York University), specializes in international relations. One of Dr. Salzman's recent books is Reform and Revolution. This is the chronicle of Raymond Robins, a Commissioner for the American Red Cross, who arrived in St. Petersburg in 1917 and witnessed the upheaval of the Russian Revolution.
Another of Dr. Salzman's recent books is Russia in War and Revolution: General William V. Judson's Accounts from Petrograd, 1917-1918. Judson was the U.S. Military Attache and Chief of the American Military Mission in Russia in 1917. Judson was also an eyewitness to the Bolshevik Revolution and, once again, Dr. Salzman brings to light the invaluable first hand accounts and analyses of the characters, expectations and tribulations of this full scale 20th century revolution.
Dr. Salzman teaches our courses in International
Relations, Russian Politics and Chinese Politics.
J. Woolley (Ph.D., University of Pittsburgh), teaches in the field
of comparative politics and writes in the field of defense policy and American
politics. Dr. Woolley's most recent book is Japan's
Navy: Politics and Paradox, 1971-2000 (Lynne-Rienner, 2000) His
is also co-editor of American
Politics: Core Argument and Current Controversy (Prentice-Hall, 1998
and 2002). His analyses of defense policy have appeared in a variety of
professional journals including Conflict Quarterly, Asian
Survey, Strategic Review,
The Journal of Conflict Studies,
The Journal of East and West Studies, and the Naval
War College Review. In addition to American Politics, Dr. Woolley
teaches courses on the causes of war, the phenomenon of terrorism, political
geography, and American foreign policy.
Some More Faculty Introductions!
In addition to our full-time faculty, we make good
use of the talents of a number of visiting professors, guest lecturers,
and adjunct professors. All of these bring highly focused specialties to
(Ph.D. University of Tennessee), has spent a career in public administration.
He has been a city manager, has managed non-profit organizations, and is
an expert grant-writer. Dr. Bernardo teaches courses in American Government,
Public Administration, and Intergovernmental Relations.
(LL.B., University of Delhi) spent a long and satisfying career in the
senior civil service of the Indian govenrment, including one stint as Director
of the Cabinet Secretariat, managing all phases of foreign policy development.
He joins us now to offer an array of courses in comparative government.
(Ph.D., Rutgers University) after spending a harrowing career in state
and local politics and administration is now giving us the benefit of his
combination of scholarship and experience. Dr. Pope teaches courses on
Environmental Politics and State and Local Government.
Schiemann (Ph.D., Columbia
University), has theoretical specialties in comparative politics and political
theory and a regional specialty in Eastern Europe. His research interests
in comparative politics include transitions to democracy, institutional
origins and change, and the politics of Eastern Europe, especially Hungary.
His research interests in Political Theory include rational action theory,
contemporary analytical and normative political theory, and Friedrich Nietzsche.
Professor Schiemann teaches courses in comparative politics, political
theory, and american government. He has published in the American
Journal of Political Science as well as in The Journal of Theoretical
Politics. He also contributed a chapter to Mixed
Member Electoral Systems: The Best of Both Worlds (Oxford University
Press) and is working on a book manuscript on institutional choice during
Last revised: 04.26.01