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Jennie Schulze

Assistant Professor
McAnulty College and Graduate School of Liberal Arts
Political Science

College Hall 507
Phone: 412.396.6483
schulzej@duq.edu

Education:

Ph.D., Political Science, The George Washington University, 2009
B.A., Political Science, Boston College, 2001
Biography and Expertise

Jennie L. Schulze (PhD) is an Assistant Professor of in the Department of Political Science at Duquesne University. Her research interests include the influence of European institutions and kin-states on minority integration and minority rights in Central and Eastern Europe, as well as how cultural, structural, and social variables effect minority integration and democratic participation. Schulze's scholarly articles have appeared in journals such as Nationalities Paper, Journal for Ethnic and Minority Issues in Europe, and Studies of Transition States and Societies. Her book project focuses on the comparative influence of European institutions and Russia on the development of minority policies in Estonia and Latvia. She currently serves as the division chair of the "Ethnic Minorities" section for the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies, as well as the on the program committee for the Central and Eastern European section of the Association for the Study of Nationalities. She teaches both comparative politics and international relations courses.

Expertise in Minorities, Nationalism, Eastern Europe.

Publications

Jennie L. Schulze. 2014. ‘The Ethnic Participation Gap: Comparing Second Generation Russian Youth and Estonian Youth,' Journal on Ethnopolitics and Minority Issues in Europe, Vol. 13, No. 1: 19-56.

Jennie L. Schulze. 2012. 'Shattering the Glass Ceiling: Russian Perspectives on Integration in Estonia,' in R. Vetik, ed., Nation-Building in the Context of Post-Communist Transformation and Globalization, (Frankfurt: Peter Lang), 283-318.

Gerli Nimmerfeldt, Jennie Schulze, and Marti Taru. 2011. 'The Relationship between Integration Dimensions among Second Generation Russians in Estonia,' Studies of Transition States and Societies, Vol. 3, No. 1: 76-91.

Jennie Schulze. 2011. 'Contact and crisis in interethnic relations,' in Raivo Vetik and Jelena Helem-e, eds., The Russian Second Generation in Tallinn and Kohtla-J-rve: The TIES Study in Estonia, (Amerdam: Amsterdam University Press), 165-182.

Jennie L. Schulze. 2010. 'Estonia Caught between East and West: EU Conditionality, Russia's Activism, and Minority Integration.' Nationalities Papers. Vol 38. No, 3: 361-392.

Jennie L. Schulze. 2008. 'Cultural Integration and Adaptation,' in Integration of Second Generation Russians in Estonian Society: Country Report on TIES Survey in Estonia. Tallinn: Institute for International and Social Studies.
Available at: http://www.tiesproject.eu/content/view/16/29/lang,en/

Jennie L. Schulze. 2008. 'Social Relations,' in Integration of Second Generation Russians in Estonian Society: Country Report on TIES Survey in Estonia. Tallinn: Institute for International and Social Studies. Available at: http://www.tiesproject.eu/content/view/16/29/lang,en/

Courses
Courses

POSC 208 - Comparative Political Systems: Advanced Industrial States; POSC 245 - International Relations; POSC 321 - Government and Politics of Eastern Europe; POSC 408 - Democracy Conflict and World Politics; POSC 419W - Ethnic Conflict.

Honors/Award/ Grants

2012 Presidential Scholarship Award, Duquesne University

2012 Severino A. Russo Endowed Faculty Development Award, Duquesne University

2012 Research Grant for Emerging Scholars, Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies

Presentations

Invited Presentations

• Duquesne University. November 3, 2014. "Does Russia Matter? Citizenship Policies in Estonia." The presentation was based on research completed in relation to the Severino A. Russo Endowed Faculty Development Award, received in 2012.

• University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. October 10, 2014. "The Bronze Soldier Crisis: Russia's Activism and Minority Policies." Invited presentation for the Baltic Symposium, Re)Imagining and (Re)Interpreting Spaces, Symbols and Sites: The Baltic Region from the 19th to the 21st Century.

• Interview for Newsradio 1020 KDKA Radio. Pittsburgh. "Situation in the Ukraine." April 19, 8:15-9:00 PM.

• University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA. June 26, 2013. "Interethnic Relations and Minority Integration in Estonia." Invited presentation for the BALSSI and university community.

• US Department of State, Washington, DC. July 20, 2012. "Interethnic Relations and Minority Integration in Estonia." Invited presentation for the newly appointed Estonian Ambassador, Jeffrey Levine.

International, Competitively Reviewed

• American Political Science Association, Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA. September 3-6. "Does Russia Matter? Citizenship and Language Policies in Estonia and Latvia." International Forum. Competitively Reviewed.

• Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Convention, Columbia University, New York, NY. April 23, 2015. "Does Russia Matter? Citizenship Policies in Estonia and Latvia." International Forum. Competitively Reviewed.

• Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Convention, Columbia University, New York, NY. April 19, 2013. "Russia's Soft Power: Identifications with Russia among Second Generational Russians in Estonia." International Forum. Competitively reviewed.

• British Association for Slavonic and East European Studies Annual Convention, Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge University. Cambridge, UK. April 6, 2013. "Political and Civic Participation among Second Generation Russians in Estonia." International Forum. Competitively reviewed.

• International Political Science Association Annual Conference, Universidad Complutense de Madrid , Madrid, Spain. July 9, 2012. "Pinning-down Democracy in Estonia: A Q-Method Study." International Forum. Competitively reviewed. Previous version presented at the ISS World Congress, Central European University, Budapest, Hungary (2008).

• Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies Annual Convention, University of Illinois, Chicago, IL. April 28, 2012. "The Consequences of Playing the Compatriot Card: The Influence of Russia's Activism on Elite Attitudes in Estonia and Latvia."

• International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Diego, CA. April 2, 2012. "Moving ‘Beyond Conditionality': Problematizing Elite Attitudes in Estonia and Latvia in the Post-Accession Period."

• Association for the Study of Nationalities Annual Convention, Columbia University, New York, NY. April 14, 2011. "The Language of Belonging: Second Generation Russians in Estonia."

• American Political Science Association Annual Convention, Washington, DC. September 2, 2010. "The Compatriot Issue in Estonia and Latvia: The Bronze Soldier Crisis and School Reform."

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