Dr. Paul McCartney

Associate Professor

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Education

Ph.D. University of Virginia

M.A. University of Virginia

B.A. Rutgers University

Areas of Expertise

Currently researching the intersection of foreign policy, partisanship, and American nationalism.

Publications

Book: Power and Progress: American National Identity, the War of 1898, and the Rise of American Imperialism, Baton Rouge: Louisiana State University Press, 2006.

*Nominated for several awards; finalist for Walter Bagehot/Henry Paolucci Prize, 2007.

Articles, Chapters, and Reviews (Peer-reviewed publications have an asterisk): "Book Review: Michael Patrick Culliname, 'Liberty and American Anti-Imperialism, 1898-1909,'" American Historical Review, (April 2014), 535-536.

*"Peace Without Victory: Third Party Diplomatic Intervention in Civil Conflicts," in From Mediation to Nation-Building: Third Parties and the Management of Ethnic Conflict, eds. William J. Lahneman and Joseph R. Rudolph, Jr. (Lanham: Lexington, 2013), 19-32.

*"Spanish-American War," in Oxford Bibliographies in Latino Studies, Oxford University Press, www.oxfordbibliographies.com, 2013.

*"Conservative US Foreign Policy," in Still Soul Mates: Reflections on Conservative Politics in the United Kingdom and the United States, ed. Mark McNaught (Lanham: Lexington, 2012), pp. 59-74.

"Book Review: Bonnie M. Miller, 'From Liberation to Conquest: The Visual and Popular Cultures of the Spanish-American War,'" Journal of American History, Vol 99, no. 4, (Winter 2012), 944-945.

*"Religion, the Spanish-American War, and the Idea of American Mission," Journal of Church and State, vol. 54, no. 2 (Spring 2012): pp. 257-278.

"Book Review: Richard H. Immerman, 'Empire for Liberty: A History of American Imperialism from Benjamin Franklin to Paul Wolfowitz,'" Journal of American History, Vol. 98, No. 1 (Spring 2011), pp. 163-164.

*"Whose Mission? A Comparison of French and U.S. Perspectives on American Civil Religion," (co-authored with Mark McNaught), Air and Space Power Journal - Africa and Francophonie, Vol. 1., No. 4 (Winter 2011), pp. 29-53.

*"Engaging the World," in A History of the American Political System: Ideas Interests, and Institutions, ed. Daniel J. Tichenor and Richard Harris (ABC-Clio, 2010), Vol. 2, pp. 1081-1125.

"Spanish-American War: Overview, " Alexander Street Press, 2008, online.

"American Imperialism in 1898: Overview," Alexander Street Press, 2008, online.

"Nationalism and Nationality," in International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences, 2d. ed., William A Darity, ed., Gale-Cengage, 2008.

"Book Review: Michael Kazin and Joseph A. McCartin, ed., 'Americanism: New Perspectives on the History of an Ideal'," Journal of American History (June 2007), pp. 234-35.

"Book Review: Michael Hansen, 'The Lost Promise of Patriotism: Debating American Identity, 1890-1920'," American Communist History (December 2006).

*"American Nationalism and U.S. Foreign Policy from 9/11 to the Iraq War," Political Science Quarterly, (Fall 2004): 399-423.

*Reprinted in Robert Y. Shapiro, ed., The Meaning of American Democracy, New York: American Academy of Political Science, 2005, pp. 89-113.

"Neo-Isolationism," in Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront, ed. John P. Resch et.al. (New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 2004).

"Triumphalism," in Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront, ed. John P. Resch et.al. (New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 2004).

"War Powers Resolution," in Americans at War: Society, Culture, and the Homefront, ed. John P. Resch et.al. (New York: Macmillan Library Reference, 2004).

*"Anglo-Saxionism and U.S. Foreign Policy During the Spanish-American War," in Identity Politics and U.S. Foreign Policy, ed. Thomas Ambrosio, (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 2002), pp. 21-45.

*"The President, the Congress, and a Separation of Powers Question: The War Powers Resolution," with Kenneth W. Thompson, Miller Center Journal, vol. 5, no. 1 (Spring 1998), pp.

*"The Realism of the Founding Fathers," Miller Center Journal, vol. 3, no. 1 (Spring 1996), pp. 31-44.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

"Donkeys, Elephants, and Eagles: A Constructivist Content Analysis of Contemporary U.S. Foreign Policy Debates," Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, New Orleans, 2012 (cancelled due to hurricane).

"The United States Constitution As Holy Writ," co-authored with Mark McNaught, Annual Meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, 2012.

"American Civil Religion: A Comparison of French and U.S. Perspectives," co-authored with Mark McNaught, Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Political Science Association, 2010.

"Partisan Worldviews and American Foreign Policy After the Cold war," Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, 2006.

"Parties, Culture, and U.S. Foreign Policy," Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago, 2004.

"Defining Civilization in the Bush Doctrine: A Cultural Analysis of George W. Bush's Response to September 11," Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, 2002.

"Herbert Croly and Woodrow Wilson's Liberal Inter-nationalism," Woodrow Wilson National Symposium, Staunton VA, 2002.

"Power and Progress: Race, Religion, American National Identity, and the Spanish-American War, " Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C., 2000.

"Religion and the American Mission in 1898," Woodrow Wilson National Symposium, Staunton VA, 2000.

"The Establishment Clause and Foreign Policy," Annual Meeting of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia, 1997.

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND LECTURES

"Polarization and American Soft Power," Roundtable presentation at the Institute for Cultural Diplomacy's Conference on Cultural Diplomacy and U.S. Foreign Policy, Washington, D.C., January 13-15, 2013.

"Exceptional Leadership: Conservative U.S. Foreign Policy in the Age of American Hegemony," Lecture at Symposium: Still Soul Mates?: The Convergences and Divergences Between Conservatives in the US and the UK,, Rennes, France at Université Renne II, November 19, 2010.

"The Presidency, Parties, and Foreign Policy," Symposium on Presidential Election, Sponsored by the Political Economy Project of Towson University, October 21, 2008.

"Constructing National Identity: Partisan Worldviews and U.S. Foreign Policy After the Cold War," Towson Academy of Scholars Lecture, Towson University, April 2007.

"Community or Crusade? The Ecumenical Limits of Civil Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy," Lecture at Strom Thurman Center of Politics, Clemson University, November 2007.

"Religion and U.S. Foreign Policy," Panel on the Role of Religion and Public Affairs, University of Richmond, March 2005.

"U.S. Foreign Policy and the 2004 Election," University of Richmond, September 2004.

:American Nationalism and the Drive to War in Iraq," Rutgers University Teach-in: The Iraq War, April 2003.

"The Bush Doctrine, American Nationalism, and U.S. Foreign Policy in the Middle East," Rutgers University International Studies Organization, April 2003.

"Power and Progress: A Cultural Analysis of American Expansionism in 1898," Symposium on Politics, History and Culture, Rutgers University, 2002.

"National Identity of American Adoptees from Vietnam," Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia, 1996.