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Joao Resende-Santos

Associate Professor, Global Studies
Member, Advisory Board, Pedro Pires Institute and Presidential Archives
Ph.D., Harvard University, 1997
Office: Morison Hall 177 | 781.891._2647 | jresende@bentley.edu
                       


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Bio

Teaches courses in International Relations, Comparative Politics, and Latin American studies. Research and publications span three areas: international relations theory and security studies; military organizational behavior and civil-military relations; and Brazilian foreign relations. Most recent publications include: Military Emulation in the International System (forthcoming: Cambridge University Press), and "Origins of Security Cooperation in South America," Journal Latin American Politics and Society (W'2002). Prof. Santos also serves as co-faculty advisor to the Bentley Model United Nations Program and directs the Brazil Short Term Program.

Teaching Interests

International Relations; US Foreign Policy; Comparative Politics; Latin American Politics; Brazil; US-Latin American Relations

Research Interests

International Affairs; International Security/Peace and War Studies; Public Policy; Latin American Studies; Brazilian Politics and Economy; US-Latin American Relations

Consulting/Practice Interests

International Development; Urban Planning/Infrastructure; Public Policy; Non-Profit and Non-Governmental Organization; Entrepreneurship-SME Development; Higher Education in Developing Countries

Professional Links

http://www.bentley.edu/faculty/resende-joao

Professional Memberships

American Political Science Association (APSA)
Brazilian Studies Association (BRASA)
International Studies Association (ISA)
Latin American Studies Association (LASA)

Publications

Journal Articles
Resende-Santos, J. (2003). Origins of Security Cooperation in the Southern Cone. Latin American Politics and Society (Winter), 89-126.

Resende-Santos, J. (2001). Democracy, Equity, and Governance in Brazil. Latin American Research Review, 36 (1), 207-237.

Resende-Santos, J. (1995). Anarchy and the Emulation of Military Systems. Security Studies, 5 (3).

Books
Resende-Santos, J. (2007). Neorealism, States, and the Modern Mass Army. New York/Cambridge ENG: Cambridge University Press.

Book Chapters
Resende-Santos, J. Development as Managing Vulnerability. In Cristina Sarmento (Eds.), Entre África e a Europa: Nação, Estado e Democracia em Cabo Verde (pp. 700+). Lisbon: . Almedina

David, G. C, Chand, D. R, Newell, S. M, Resende-Santos, J. (2008). Colloboration across Distributed Sites: The perils of process and promise of practice. . UK: . Palgrave

David, G. C, Chand, D. R, Newell, S. M, Resende-Santos, J. (2008). Colloboration across Distributed Sites: The perils of process and promise of practice. Outsourcing Global Services Knowledge, Innovation and Social Capital. UK: . Palgrave (link)

Frankel, B, Resende-Santos, J. (1996). Anarchy and the Emulation of Military Systems: Military Organization and Technology in South America, 1870-1930. . London: . Frank Cass

Other(s)
Resende-Santos, J. Cape Verde - A Success Story. African Development Bank

Resende-Santos, J. Cape Verde - The Road Ahead. African Development Bank

Conference Proceedings and Presentations

Resende-Santos, J. (2011). ""Democracy and External Peace in West Africa"." Presented at the West Africa Research Association's West Africa Peace Initiative - III, Praia, Cape Verde.

Resende-Santos, J. (2010). "The State in Africa." Presented at the Young Researchers Association of Cape Verde's Good Governance and the Rule of Law, Cape Verde.

Resende-Santos, J. (2010). "Cape Verde and Regional Security in West Africa." Presented at the Secretary of Public Administration's International Conference Public Administration in Africa, Sao Vicente, Cape Verde.

David, G. C., Newell, S. M., Chand, D. R., Resende-Santos, J. (2007). "Collaboration across distributed sites: applying World-systems theory to globally-integrated work." Presented at the Information Systems Workshop, Val d'Isere, France.

Service

Department Service
Mentor (Faculty) for GLS, 2011 - Present
Mentor (Faculty) for GLS Politics Minor Advisor, 2011 - 2012
Committee Member for GLS Summer Grants Committee, 2011 - 2012

University Service
Mentor (Faculty) for Cape Verdean Students Association, 2012 - Present

Professional Service
Country Specialist for Brookings Institute, 2013
International Political Science Review, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Latin American Politics and Society, 2013 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for International Organization, 2013 - Present
Country Specialist for Varieties of Democracy Project, 2013
Reviewer, Journal Article for International Security (Journal), 2007 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Latin American Politics and Society, 2007 - Present
Advisor for University of Cape Verde, 2007
Co-Academic Coordinator for West Africa Peace Initiative, 2011 - 2011
Task Force Chair for West Africa Peace Initiative, 2011 - 2011
Editorial Review Board Member for Security Studies, 2005 - 2008