Kentucky Political Science Association

40th Annual Meeting

Northern Kentucky University
Highland Heights, KY
March 2-3, 2001

Hotels: See KPSA Web site
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Table of Contents

Friday, March 2
9:30 - 10:45 Panel 1.1
10:45 -11:00  Break
11:00 - 11:30 Symposium Address
11:00 - 12:15 Panel 2.1
12:15 - 1:00 Break
1:00 - 2:15 Panel 3.1
1:00 - 2:15 Panel 3.2
2:15 - 2:30  Break
2:30 - 3:45 Panel 4.1
2:30 - 3:45 Panel 4.2
3:45 - 4:00  Break
4:00 - 5:15 Panel 5.1
5:30 - 6:00  Business
6:00 - 6:30 Social Time
6:30 - 8:30 KPSA Banquet
Saturday, March 3
9:00 - 10:15 Panel 6.1
9:00 - 10:15 Panel 6.2
10:15 -10:30  Break
10:30 - 11:45 Panel 7.1
Room notes

Friday, March 2

Parking: NKU Lot E
Registration:
Baptist Student Union, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm (EST)     BSU Front Lobby


9:30 - 10:45 Panel 1.1

"Essential Changes for 21st Century Voting: How Can We Insure That Another 'Florida Fiasco' Does Not Disrupt an American Presidential Election?"  --   BSU Main Room

        Moderator: Dr. Sara Zeigler, Eastern Kentucky University

Participants:
Saundra Ardrey, WKU Dept. of Government
        D. Stephen Voss, Political Science Faculty, University of Kentucky
        John Heyrman, Berea College



 
 

10:45 -11:00  Break

(soft drinks and chips)       BSU Back Room


11:00 - 11:30   Symposium Address

Introduction: Provost Rogers Redding, Northern Kentucky University

John Y. Brown III, Secretary of State, Commonwealth of Kentucky
"A National Overview of Recent Plans for Election and Voting Reform: Some Interesting, Some Inevitable, and Some Simply Wacky!"


 
 

11:00 - 12:15 Panel 2.1

"High Tech Challenges in the Voting Process: The Cybercitizen of the 21st Century."    BSU Main Room
Moderator: Paul Blanchard

Panelists:
Dr. Tracy Campbell, History Faculty, University of Kentucky
Dr. Don Gross, Political Science Faculty, University of Kentucky
Mr. Johnathan Clay Gay, University of Kentucky Law School (2nd Year Student)
Dr. Randy Lloyd, Eastern Kentucky University

12:15 - 1:00 Break

(soft drinks and light food; lunch on your own)   BSU Back Room

1:00 - 2:15 Panel 3.1

"Consequences of the 2000 Campaign"  --  Landrum 506

Chair / Discussant:  Glenn Rainey, Eastern Kentucky University

Panelists:
Glenn Rainey and Jane Gurganus Rainey, Eastern Kentucky University
"Representational Issues and Electoral College Reform:  Implications of the 2000 Presidential Election"

Erik L. Lewis, Morehead State University,
"Unspeakable, Unthinkable, and Totally Boring: Electoral Reforms and Their Prospects in the Wake of the 2001 Elections."

Anita Raturi, Northern Kentucky University
"The Consequences of the Presidential Election in 2000"


 
 

1:00 - 2:15 Panel 3.2

Potpourri  --  Landrum 207

  Chair: Shamima Ahmed, Northern Kentucky University
 
Panelists:
Joy Moore, Senior Government Major, Morehead State University
"Private Self,  Public Soul: The Inverse Nature of Slavery"

  John Heyrman, Berea College
"Paranoia, Cynicism, and Idealism: American Politics  in Film in the 1990s."

  Amy Thistlewaite, Northern Kentucky University
"Use of Recidivism and the  Effectiveness of Sanctions"

  James C. Clingermayer, Northern Kentucky University
Carolyn Cain, Clermont County
Enam Choudhury, University of Cincinnati
"Turnover, Taxes, and Transfers:  An Examination of  Local Government Budget Execution."

[Discussant: Rick A. Swanson, University of Kentucky]


2:15 - 2:30  Break

(soft drinks and chips)    BSU


2:30 - 3:45 Panel 4.1

The Impact of Globalization on Kentucky Politics  -- Landrum 506

  Chair / Discussant: Ken Johnson, Eastern Kentucky University

Panelists:
Steve Chambers, Eastern Kentucky University
"How Wired are Kentucky Schools?"

Ryan Enlow, Eastern Kentucky Univ.
"The Impact of Latin American Immigration to Kentucky"

Matt Harmeling, Eastern Kentucky University
"Impact of Globalization on Business Culture"

Dexter Napier, Eastern Kentucky University
"Appleshop:  Eco-activism and Globalization"

2:30 - 3:45 Panel 4.2

Abdul H. Rifai Undergraduate Paper Panel  -- Landrum 207

Chair/Discussant: Anita Raturi, Northern Kentucky University

Panelists:
Joy Moore, Senior, Morehead State University
"Private Self, Public Soul: The Inverse Nature of Slavery"

Irakli Khodeli, Senior, Berea College
"Human Rights and Sovereignty in Contemporary International Relations"

3:45 - 4:00  Break

(soft drinks and chips)       BSU

4:00 - 5:15 Panel 5.1

Elections and Kentucky  -- Landrum 506

 Chair / Discussant: Bob Behrman, Marshall University

Panelists:
Saundra Ardrey, Western Kentucky University
" Political Participation of Kentucky Black Women in the 2000 Elections"

  Laura Hendrix, LRC
"Summary of Election Bills in the Kentucky General Assembly"

  Philip Grant, Jr., Pace University
"The Congressional Campaigns of Scotty Baesler of Kentucky"


5:30 - 6:00  Business Meeting

BSU


6:00 - 6:30 Social Time

Norse Commons


6:30 - 8:30 KPSA Banquet

Norse Commons
  Speaker: Dr. Jim Heizer
"Dead Souls Refuse to Die - Russia's Struggle with Post Modernism."


8:30 - ??? On your own

Saturday, March 3

Parking: NKU Lot E
Registration:
Baptist Student Union, 8:30 am ? noon (EST)


9:00 - 10:15 Panel 6.1

North American Politics      Landrum 506

 Chair: John Petersen, Department of Political Science, Western Kentucky University

Papers:
William Green, Morehead State University
"Quebec Anglophones, Human Rights, and Linguistic Peace"

Linda Stevenson, Morehead State University
"NAFTA Creates New Spaces for Transnational Contention in North America: A Battle for Mexican Women's Labor Rights in Local, National, and International Arenas"

Robert Lancaster, University of Kentucky
"Sustainability Negotiated: US and Canadian Case Studies of Local Sustainability in Comparative Perspective"

Susan Blankenship, Eastern Kentucky University
"Cultivating a Union Identity in a Lean World: The Divergent Paths of the UAW and CAW"

Ernest J. Yanarella, University of Kentucky
"Canada as Multicultural Text: The Politics of Narrative in the Construction of our Friendly Neighbor"

Discussant: Ernest J. Yanarella, Department of Political Science, University of Kentucky



 

9:00 - 10:15 Panel 6.2

Web Demo: Using Black Board 5     Landrum 109

  Demonstration leader: J Michael Thomson, Northern Kentucky University


10:15 -10:30  Break

(soft drinks and chips)       BSU


10:30 - 11:45 Panel 7.1

Roundtable: The Potential Policy Changes from Clinton to Bush in Europe and Russia       Landrum 506

  Chair: Dean Minix, Northern Kentucky University,

Panelists:
Jim Heizer, unaffiliated
Linda Dolive, Northern Kentucky University
Clinton Hewan, Northern Kentucky University
Robert Pringle, University of Kentucky
 
 

Room notes:
LA 506: Large lecture hall with sound system, laptop and projector
BSU main room: Larger lecture hall with sound system
LA 207, 109: Smart classrooms with PC, VCR, projector and screen
LA 209, 108: Traditional classroom with overhead projector