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Dr. Mark Gentry

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    Position: Department Chair, Associate Professor of Political Science

    Department: History and Political Science

    Office: Scotus 314

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    814.472.3059

    About Dr. Mark Gentry

    Education

    • M.A., Ph.D., University of South Carolina
    • B.A., Centre College
    • Teaching & Research
    • Publications
    • Professional Activities
    Teaching & Research

    Courses Taught

    • PLSC 103: World Politics
    • PLSC 211: Comparative Government
    • PLSC 221: International Relations
    • PLSC 223: Conduct of U.S. Foreign Policy
    • PLSC 433: Foundations of Political Theory

    Research Interests

    • International and Domestic Sources of Foreign Policy
    • United States Foreign Policy (Executive-Legislative Relations, Domestic Politics)
    • Domestic Politics of Trade Policy, Foreign Assistance, and Economic Sanctions
    • Trade Policy and Economic Statecraft under Conditions of Interdependence and Globalization

    Selected Institutional Service

    • Faculty Advisor, Current Affairs Club
    • Faculty Advisor, Pi Sigma Alpha
    • Political Science Curriculum Committee
    Publications

    Recent Scholarly Activities

    • “Changing Trends in the Evolution of U.S. Foreign Investment Promotion Policies: The Overseas Private Investment Corporation in the 1990s.” Paper Presented at the 2004 Annual Meeting of the Pennsylvania Political Science Association, April 2-3, Wilkes-Barre, PA.
    • “The Role of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation in U.S. Foreign Policy.” Paper presented at the 2003 International Studies Association-Midwest Annual Conference, November 7-8, St. Louis, MO.
    • “Leadership and Hegemony.” Panel Chair and Discussant. 2003 International Studies Association-Midwest Annual Conference, November 7-8, St. Louis, MO.
    Professional Activities

    Professional Memberships

    • American Political Science Association
    • International Studies Association
    • Northeastern Political Science Association