Robert J. Pauly, Ph.D.

 

 

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EDUCATION Old Dominion University—Norfolk, VA

Ph.D., International Studies (2001, Magna cum Laude).

Dissertation Title: “The Impact of Muslim Communities on Society and Governance in Western Europe.”

M.A., International Studies (1998, Magna cum Laude).

GPA: 3.8.

University of Virginia—Charlottesville, VA

B.A., History (1989).

LANGUAGES

French

Advanced reading, writing and verbal skills (three years of college coursework).

German

Intermediate reading, writing and verbal skills (one year of college coursework; extensive travel/interaction in Germany).

CERTIFICATE

History of Strategy and Policy

Completed U.S. Naval War College-sanctioned program focusing on theoretical and practical applications of the admixture of strategy and policy in the conduct of past and contemporary warfare (January 1997-December 1998).

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES

Publications

“Identifying and Confronting the ‘Axis of Evil’: A Critical Retrospective,” in Jack Covarubbias, Tom Lansford and Robert R. Watson, eds., America’s War on Terror: A Reader, 2nd edition (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, forthcoming in 2009).

“The Centrality of Egypt to the Future of the Greater Middle East,” with B.J. Jordan, in Jack Covarrubias and Tom Lansford, eds., Strategic Interests in the Middle East (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2007).

Book Review of David M. Abshire’s Saving the Reagan Presidency (College Station: Texas A&M University Press, 2005), White House Studies (Spring 2007).

“Denying Terrorists Sanctuary through the use of Civil Military Operations,” with Robert Redding, in James Forest, ed., Countering Terrorism in the 21st Century (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007).

“Iraq in the 21st Century,” with Jeff Stephens, in James Forest, ed., Countering Terrorism in the 21st Century (Westport, CT: Praeger, 2007).

Entries on Mid-Atlantic and Chesapeake Colonies, Election and Legislative System for Marshall Cavendish Publishing’s Exploring American History encyclopedia series (2007).

Entries on Florence, German towns, the Medici and the Visconti for Marshall Cavendish Publishing’s Renaissance and Reformation encyclopedia series (2007).

To Protect and Defend: US Homeland Security Policy, with Tom Lansford and Jack Covarrubias (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2006).

“Personal Diplomacy and US Policy Toward Iraq,” in John Davis, ed., Presidential Policies and the Road to the Second Iraq War (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2006).

“From Rollback to Preemption: A Comparison of the Reagan and Bush Doctrines,” in Allan W. Eickelmann, Tom Lansford and Eric Nelson, eds., Justice and Violence: Political Violence, Pacifism and Cultural Transformation (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005).

Book Review of Tom Lansford’s A Bitter Harvest: US Foreign Policy and Afghanistan (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2003), The Social Science Journal (Spring 2005).

Book Review of John Lewis Gaddis’ The Landscape of History: How Historians Map the Past (New York: Oxford University Press, 2002), Politics and Ethics Review (Spring 2005).

US Foreign Policy and the Persian Gulf: Safeguarding American Interests Through Selective Multilateralism (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005).

“Strict gun control laws are needed,” con viewpoint, in Robert P. Watson, ed., Debating the Issues: American Government & Politics (New York: Longman Publishers, 2005).

“The mass media has a liberal bias,” pro viewpoint, in Robert P. Watson, ed., Debating the Issues: American Government & Politics (New York: Longman Publishers, 2005).

“French Security Agenda in the Post-9/11 World,” in Tom Lansford and Blagovest Tashev, eds., Old Europe, New Europe and the US: Renegotiating Transatlantic Security in the Post-9/11 Era (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2005).

Strategic Preemption: US Foreign Policy and the Second Iraq War, co-authored with Tom Lansford (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2004).

Islam in Europe: Integration or Marginalization? (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2004).

“Are Preemptive strikes an effective way of combating potential terrorist attacks?,” pro viewpoint analysis, in Tom Lansford and Robert P. Watson, eds., Targeting Terrorism (Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2003).

“Are Preemptive strikes an effective way of combating potential terrorist attacks?,” con viewpoint analysis, in Tom Lansford and Robert P. Watson, eds., Targeting Terrorism (Dubuque, IA: Kendall/Hunt Publishing Company, 2003).

“Why Identify and Confront the ‘Axis of Evil’," in Patrick Hayden, Tom Lansford and Robert P. Watson, eds. America’s War on Terror (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2003).

“National Security Policy and the Strong Executive: The French and American Presidencies and the War on Terror,” co-authored with Tom Lansford, American Diplomacy (June 2003).

Book Review of Tom Lansford’s All for One: Terrorism, NATO and the United States (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2002), White House Studies (Spring 2003).

“Reconstruction, Reconciliation and the Primacy of Geopolitical Pragmatism in the Prosecution of Nazi War Criminals, 1945-1949,” in Tandy McConnell, ed., History in Dispute: The Holocaust (Farmington Hills, MI: St. James Press, 2002).

“Why Cooperate? Motives of the World War II Judenräte,” in Tandy McConnell, ed., History in Dispute: The Holocaust (Farmington Hills, MI: St. James Press, 2002).

“Muslims in Western Europe: Bridging the Gap between Integration and Marginalization,” Review Essay, International Journal of Politics and Ethics (Spring 2002).

Editorial Writing

Responsible for contribution of periodic op-ed pieces to the Hattiesburg American.


Work in Progress

Ashgate Research Companion to US Foreign Policy (Aldershot, UK: Ashgate Publishing Limited, forthcoming in 2009).

Publication Consulting

Conducted pre-publication external review of Ideas, Interests and Strategies of Regional Powers for Ashgate Publishing Limited (March 2009)

Conducted pre-publication external review of Broken Government: American Foreign Policy in Crisis for Ashgate Publishing Limited (April 2008).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Great Powers and Regional Orders for Ashgate Publishing Limited (November 2007)

Conducted pre-publication external review of Terrorism and Societies for Ashgate Publishing Limited (June 2007).

Conducted pre-publication external review of “Us” vs. “Them”: Jihadi Terrorism and the Radicalization Challenge in Europe for Ashgate Publishing Limited (January 2007).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Old Europe, New Security: Evolution for a Complex World for Ashgate Publishing Limited (August 2005).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Rules of War: Procedural Choice in the US House of Representatives for Ashgate Publishing Limited (December 2004).

Conducted pre-publication external review of In War We Trust: The Ethical and Moral Consequences of the Bush Doctrine for Ashgate Publishing Limited (October 2004).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Euro-Islam and Islam in the European Union: Present Conditions and Future Prospects, edited volume by Aziz al-Azmeh and Effie Fokas for Ashgate Publishing Limited (August 2004).

Conducted pre-publication external review of European Muslims and the Secular State, edited volume by The Network of Comparative Research on Islam and Muslims in Europe for Ashgate Publishing Limited (June 2004).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Jan-Erik Lane and Hamadi Redissi’s Religion and Politics in the Muslim Civilization for Ashgate Publishing Limited (June 2003).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Tom Lansford’s A Bitter Harvest: US Foreign Policy and Afghanistan for Ashgate Publishing Limited (May 2003).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Obstacles to Market Economy and Democratic Development in the Gulf, edited volume by Daniel Heradstveit and Helga Hveem for Ashgate Publishing Limited (March 2003).

Conducted pre-publication external review of Vaughn Shannon’s Balancing Act: US Foreign Policy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict for Ashgate Publishing Limited (December 2002).

Conducted pre-publication external review of proposed book entitled Islam and the Arab Societies: A Neo-Weberian Interpretation for Ashgate Publishing Limited (June 2002).

Associate Editor

Serving as an associate editor for Global Horizons, a journal of global policy and development produced by the International Development Ph. D. Program at The University of Southern Mississippi (October 2007-Present).