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Social Science Department

David Lynch, Ph.D.
David Lynch
Department Chair, Political Science Coordinator, Social Science - Professor

(507) 457-1526
dlynch@smumn.edu

David Lynch is a tenured Professor, Chair of Social Science, and Coordinator of Political Science at Saint Mary's University of Minnesota.

Scholarly & Creative Interests
International Relations
American Foreign Policy
International Political Economy

Courses Taught Recently at SMU
Global Issues
International Political Economy
American National Government
International Relations
Comparative Politics
American Foreign Policy

Professional Organizations
American Political Science Association
International Studies Association

Education
Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA, 1995
M.A., Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA,1990
B.A., Political Science, Iowa State University, IA, 1989

Teaching Experience
2009 to present: Professor of Social Science
2003 to 2009: Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1996-2003: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, MN
1994-1996: Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA
1996: Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Pepperdine University, Los Angeles, CA
1992: Adjunct Professor, Department of Political Science, Santa Barbara Community College, Santa Barbara, CA
1993-1994: Mentor, Student Independent Research, University of California Washington D.C. Center, Washington, D.C.

Other Professional Experience
1993-1994: Researcher, University of California Washington D.C. Center, Washington, D.C.

Honors
2002-2003: Student Senate Faculty Member of the Year
1993-1994: Dissertation Research Grant, University of California Washington D.C. Center
1989-1990: Regents Fellowship and Tuition Fellowship, University of California, Santa Barbara
1987-1988: Student-Athlete Scholarship Award, Iowa State University
1987-1988: Team Captain, Iowa State University Gymnastics Team
1986-1989: All Big-Eight Academic Gymnastics Team
1986-1989: Dean's List, Iowa State University
1986-1989: Gymnastics Scholarship, Iowa State University
1985-1986 and 1988-1989: Big Gold Award (Best Performer and Motivator), Iowa State University Gymnastics Team
Alumni Award (Best Exemplifying Scholarship, Athleticism and Leadership), Iowa State University Gymnastics Team

Publications

Trade and Globalization: An Introduction to Regional Trade Agreements, Lanham Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, July 2010. Paper 0-7425-6689-7 / 978-0-7425-6689-7 and Cloth 0-7425-6688-9 / 978-0-7425-6688-0. https://rowman.com/ISBN/9780742566897. The book is a hybrid between a reference book for the library market and an upper division text for international relations, international political economy, global studies and economics courses. The book has been recommended by reviewers for both scholars and non-professional interested readers.
See inside the book through Amazon at www.amazon.com/Trade-Globalization-Introduction-Regional-Agreements/dp/0742566897/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&s=books&qid=1280538489&sr=8-1-spell.

"Regional Trade Agreements & Global Trade: Making Sense of Spaghetti" Lunch colloquium to Saint Mary's University faculty and staff

"Trade: Negotiating Between—and Across—Borders," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 60th General Assembly of the United Nations 2005-2006. Angela Drakulich, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA, 2005. This is an invited book chapter about the World Trade Organization and global trade

"Commentary: Turkey and the European Union," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 60th General Assembly of the United Nations 2005-2006. Angela Drakulich, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA, 2005. This is an invited short op-ed style commentary in an edited book

"Furthering Trade in a Developing World," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 59th General Assembly of the United Nations 2004-2005. Angela Drakulich, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA, 2004. This is an invited book chapter about the World Trade Organization and global trade

"Commentary: The China Issue," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 59th General Assembly of the United Nations 2004-2005. Angela Drakulich, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA, 2004. This is an invited short op-ed style commentary about Chinese economic relations in an edited book

"Tackling Trade Issues," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 58th General Assembly of the United Nations 2003-2004. Angela Drakulich, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA, 2003

"The World Trade Organization and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 57th General Assembly of the United Nations 2002-2003. Diana Ayton-Shenker, editor. New York: the United Nations Association of the USA and Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2002

"The World Trade Organization and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 56th General Assembly of the United Nations 2001-2002. Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2001

"Negotiating with Goliath: Cross-national and Cross-level Interactions in NAFTA's Auto and Textile Sectors" in The Political Importance of Regional Trading Blocs. Bob Switky and Bart Kerr editors. Published by Ashgate, 2000

"Unilateralism and Multilateralism in American Foreign Policy in the Era of Globalization, Lone Ranger, Three Musketeer or Posse Leader?" in American Government, Policy, & Law. Michael Luis Principe ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2000

"U.S. Trade Policy, Of Tariffs, Turtles and Teamsters" in American Government, Policy, & Law. Michael Luis Principe ed. Dubuque, Iowa: Kendall/Hunt, 2000

"The World Trade Organization and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 55th General Assembly of the United Nations 2000-2001. Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2000

"The World Trade Organization and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 54th General Assembly of the United Nations 1999-2000. Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1999

"The WTO and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 53rd General Assembly of the United Nations 1998-1999. Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1998

"Of Niches, Trenches, and Ladders – Reflections on the Relationship Between Interdisciplinary Learning and a Liberal Arts Education" in Approaches to Liberal Education. This is a collection of essays edited by Dr. Mark Barber, published by Saint Mary’s University, 1997

"The WTO and Trade," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 52nd General Assembly of the United Nations 1997-1998. Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1997

"Economics and Development," in A Global Agenda, Issues Before the 51st General Assembly of the United Nations. 1996-1997, Edited by the United Nations Association of the USA. New York: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 1996

Selected Presentations

“Obama & Romney on the Issues,” presentation at “Voting 101”, a forum on the 2012 elections, Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota, October 8, 2012.

“Population in Perspective,” panelist, March 14, 2012 at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. Sponsored by the Undertold Stories Project, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, PBS NewsHour, SMU’s Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership, National Geographic Society and the Minnesota International Center. Other panelists: Dennis Dimick, Environment Editor for National Geographic; Josephine Marcotty, environmental reporter for the Star Tribune; and moderator Fred de Sam Lazaro, Director of the Undertold Stories Project & PBS NewsHour correspondent.
See www.smumn.edu/populationforum ,http://pulitzercenter.org/events/world-population-solutions-discussion-national-geographic-pulitzer-center-fred-de-sam-lazaro-saint-marys-university-winona, http://undertoldstories.org and http://micglobe.org.

“From the Famine Frontline: The Complex Issue of Food Security,” panelist, November 16, 2011 at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota’s Minneapolis Campus and November 17, 2011 at Saint Mary’s Winona Campus. Sponsored by the Undertold Stories Project, the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting and SMU’s Hendrickson Institute for Ethical Leadership. Other panelists: Fred de Sam Lazaro, Director of the Undertold Stories Project & PBS NewsHour correspondent; Sharon Schmickle, MinnPost.com correspondent; William Moseley, Geography Professor, Macalester College; and Moderator, John Sawyer, Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting.
See www.smumn.edu/foodinsecurityforum, http://pulitzercenter.org, http://pulitzercenter.org/event/saint-mary-university-minnesota-food-insecurity-pulitzer-center and http://undertoldstories.org. The talks will be available online at http://undertoldstories.org/topics/food-security.

“Making Sense of the Spaghetti Bowl of Regional Trade Agreements,” Presentation of Trade and Globalization: An Introduction to Regional Trade Agreements, at Iowa State University’s Political Science Department, October 29, 2010.

“Globalization and Identity: Nations, Regions, Civilizations?” Presentation at symposium "Global Citizenship: Teaching and Learning for the 21st Century" held at Saint Mary’s University Winona on Oct. 30 and 31, 2008.

“The War in Iraq, Alternative Futures,” part of the “Faithful Citizenship” speaker series at Resurrection Parish, Rochester Minnesota, October 12, 2008.

“The War over War Powers: The War Powers Resolution,” public presentation for Constitution Day, at Saint Mary’s University, September 15, 2008.

“The Economy, Recession & Policy,” part of the “Faithful Citizenship” speaker series at Resurrection Parish, Rochester Minnesota, September 7, 2008.

“Poverty, Social Justice & the International Political Economy,” Presentation to St. Mary’s University’s Peace and Justice Club, November 6, 2007.

"Lobbying & Political Participation… or, Why Politicians are Afraid of Your Grandparents, Not You, and What You Can Do About It," presentation to the Student Senate, February 20, 2007, Saint Mary's University

"Iraq & U.S.-Iraqi Relations" co-presenter at a presentation and discussion of Just War Theory & Iraq. Saint Mary's University, March 20, 2003

"Iraq & U.S.-Iraqi Relations," Presentation followed by discussion at Saint Mary's University. Gave a history of U.S. and UN involvement in Iraq as the crisis in the Persian Gulf was escalating. February 6, 2003

"Economic Globalization & Social Justice" Presentation to the Winona Diocese Formation Group, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, November 21, 2002

"Minnesota’s Pivotal 2002 Races for Minnesota Governor and US Senate," Co-presenter. October 30, 2002. Saint Mary's University. Presentation to SMU students to increase knowledge and awareness of the 2002 elections

"China and the WTO" Presentation at Saint Mary’s University of Minnesota. November 13, 2002. Part of the China Series, a series of speakers, films and performances about China and Chinese-Americans

"The WTO and Its Likely Impact on China," Presentation to Henan University of Finance and Economics, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. September 23, 2002. Presentation to graduate students

"Anti-Dumping and Safeguards in the WTO and in American Trade Politics" Presentation at Henan University of Finance and Economics, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. September 24, 2002. Presentation to faculty members from the Departments of Business and Trade

"The WTO, China and US Trade," Presentation at Henan University of Finance and Economics, Zhengzhou, Henan Province, China. September 24, 2002. Presentation to Henan University community and to the public

"United Nations 101," seminar at the United Nations Rally Day, October 25, 2000, Minneapolis. Sponsored by the United Nations Rally Board of Minnesota (Minnesota International Center and the United Nations Association of Minnesota)

"NAFTA's Environmental and Labor Agreements: Promise and Performance," Paper delivered at the 1999 Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Seattle, Washington, March 25-27, 1999

"NAFTA: Its Impact on Mexico and the United States." Presentation in "The Mexican Series," September 17, 1998. Saint Mary's University of Minnesota

"Negotiating with Goliath, Inequality in International Negotiations: Double-Edged Diplomacy in NAFTA's Auto and Textile Sectors," Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, American Political Science Association, San Francisco, California, August 29 - September 1, 1996

"Foreign Policy in the 1996 Presidential Election," Presentation at a panel discussion, Race to the White House, Saint Mary's University of Minnesota, Winona, Minnesota, October 29, 1996

"Systemic and Subsystemic Sources of American Foreign Economic Policy: the Automotive Sector in the NAFTA Negotiations," Paper presented at the Annual Meeting, Western Political Science Association, Albuquerque, New Mexico, March 10-12, 1994

"The Search for Justice: the Nuremberg Trials and the Bosnian and Rwandan War Crimes Tribunals," Presentation at panel discussion The Holocaust, Then and Now, University of California, Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, California, April 18, 1996