Tuesdays, 2:00pm-3:00pm, Thursdays 10:30am-11:30am, and by appointment
Darel E. Paul’s research and teaching is in political economy, political sociology, and international relations. His current work focuses on the politics of the professional class in the United States.
M.A. George Washington University, International Relations (1994)
Ph.D. University of Minnesota, Political Science (2000)
Areas of Expertise
Professor Paul’s recent work has explored questions in political sociology including the class politics of the US invasion of Iraq, millionaire’s taxes at both state and federal levels, and the social presuppositions of same-sex marriage in the United States. He has also published reviews of the international political economy literature with special interest in liberal theory. He is currently engaged in a book project on social class and the politics of same-sex marriage in the contemporary United States titled “Beyond Tolerance”.
Environmental Studies Program (2010-2014)
With Abla Amawi, eds., The Theoretical Evolution of International Political Economy, 3rd edition. New York: Oxford University Press, 2013.
Journal articles and book chapters
With Michael MacDonald, “Killing the goose that lays the golden egg: The politics of Milton Friedman’s economics.” Politics & Society 39 (2011): 565-588.
“Liberal perspectives on the global political economy,” in Robert A. Denemark, ed. The International Studies Association Compendium Project, Volume 8. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2010: 4898-4919.
“The siren song of geopolitics: Towards a Gramscian account of the Iraq war”. Millennium 36 (2007): 51-76. Anthologized in Klaus Dodds, ed., Geopolitics. London: Sage Publications, 2009.
“Teaching political economy in political science: A review of international and comparative political economy syllabi.” Perspectives on Politics 4 (2006): 729-734.
“The local politics of ‘going global’: Making and unmaking Minneapolis-St. Paul as a world city.” Urban Studies 42 (2005): 2103-2122. [Lead article]
“World cities as hegemonic projects: The politics of global imagineering in Montreal”. Political Geography> 23 (2004): 571-596.
“Re-scaling IPE: Subnational states and the regulation of the global political economy.” Review of International Political Economy 9 (2002): 465-489.
“Sovereignty, survival and the Westphalian blind alley in International Relations.” Review of International Studies 25 (1999): 217-231.
PSCI 202: World Politics
PSCI 229: Global Political Economy
PSCI 327: Development and Underdevelopment
PSCI 361: Great Depressions
PSCI 420: The Liberal Project in International Relations
POEC 401: Contemporary Problems in Political Economy