The Catholic University of America

CURRICULUM VITA

 

James P. O'Leary, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department of Politics

International Political Economist

 

Degrees, Honors Conferred:

 

1976: Ph.D. in Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University.

 

1971: Certificate in European Studies, Bologna Center, The School of Advanced International Studies, The John Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

 

1970: Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service; Edmund A Walsh School of Foreign Service, cum laude, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C. Triple concentration in History, Economics and Political Science.

 

1969: Elected member of Phi Beta Kappa, Georgetown University, Washington, D.C.

 

U.S. Governmental Positions Held:

 

November 1980 - January 1981: Served as Assistant Director(National Security Affair Office) of Policy Coordination, Office of the President-elect. Prepared briefings for Mr. Edwin Meese. Dr. Richard Staar, and Cabinet officers. topics included United States policy in World Bank Group; multilateral development assistance; export competitiveness; defense industry productivity; and related topics. Prepared reports on export financing for multinational corporate clients.

 

1982 - 1989: Consultant, United States Information Agency (advise on International Visitor's programs; audit and evaluate programs). Consultant, United States Agency for International Development (advise on long-term developmental strategies).

 

Grants Received:

1987-1991: Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, Boston University (for a study of market reforms in developing areas).

 

1982-1983: Institute for Educational Affairs, New York (for preparation of edited collection of original essays on international relations): $20,000.

 

1982-1983: The Earhart Foundation (for preparation of edited collection of original essays on international relations): $5,000.

 

1982-1983: The Mellon Trust - Scaife Foundation (for preparation of edited collection - see above. $10,000.

 

1982-1983: The Louis Foundation Grant for supervising new program in international studies for Catholic religious and laypersons.

 

Teaching Experience:

 

1977-Present: Associate Professor, Department of Politics, The Catholic University of America (International Political Economy, American Foreign Politics, International Relations Theory, Strategic Economics).

 

1976-1977: Visiting Lecturer, Department of Political Science, University of California at Berkeley, California.

 

1975-1976: Instructor, Department of Political Science, The Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland.

 

1973-1975: Research Assistant and Graduate Instructor, The Johns Hopkins University, Committee on International Studies (Robert W. Tucker).

 

Administrative Experience:

 

1998-1999: Moderator, Model United Nations Association, The Catholic University of America.

 

1985-1989: Chairman, Department of Politics, The Catholic University of America.

 

1984-1985: Acting Chairman, Department of Politics, The Catholic University of America

 

1982-1984: Associate Chairman of the Department of Politics. Chairman, Interschool Committee on Family Studies.

 

1985-1987: Member, Academic Committee, Center for Advanced Studies of the Americas, Washington, D.C.

 

1980-1988: Director of Graduate Programs, The Department of Politics. Director, Continuing Education Graduate Degree Program (M.A. and Ph.D.). Co-Director, Interdisciplinary Program in International Political Economics.. Chairman, Graduate Admissions Committee, Department of Politics.

 

1978-1986: Co-Director, Parliamentary Internship Program (in cooperation with Educational Programs Abroad, Inc.). Moderator, World Affairs Council (undergraduate student organization).

 

Professional Society Memberships:

 

1985: Member, Helen Dwight Reid Memorial Award Committee, APSA (Dissertation of the Year in International Relations).

 

Publications:

 

Free Market Reforms in Developing Countries: Political, Economic and Social Perspectives (forthcoming).

 

Systems Theory and Regional Integration. (Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1978).

 

Edited Books:

 

Power, Principles and Interests. Editor and contributor with Dr. Richard Shultz and Dr. Jeffrey Salmon. (Ginn Press, 1985).

 

Chapters in Books:

 

"The Political Economy of Free Market Reforms in Africa: Problems and Prospects." Chapter 9 in Contending Issues in African Development, Obi Iheduru, editor. (Greenwood, 1998).

 

"The Political Economy of Free Market Reforms in Developing Countries." Chapter in volume edited by Dr. George F. McLean. (Paideia Press, 1991).

 

"Human Development and Economic Development." Chapter in Peter Berger and Leon Kleneck, (eds.) Desarollo Humano y Crecimiento Economico. (Bogotá: CELAM, 1990).

 

"The Economic Basis of Alliance Tension. in Alan Sabrosky (ed.), Alliances in U.S. Foreign Policy (Westview Press, 1988).

 

"Third World Developmentalism." Chapter 2 in Capitalism and Equality in the Third World. Peter Berger, ed. (Hamilton Press, 1987).

 

"The Place of Politics" in James D. Hunter and Stephen Ainsley, Making Sense of Modern Time. (London and New York, Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1985).

 

"NATO: Problems of Collective Economic Security" in Linda Brady and Judy Kaufman, Eds. NATO in the 1980's, (Prager, 1985.

 

"Economic Warfare and Strategic Economics: Comparative Strategy, Vol. 5, No. 2. SRI, International (reprinted in Current Notes, U.S. Air Force, 1985).

 

"Contemporary Diplomacy: Back to Basics." Teaching Political Science. Volume 122, No. 3 (Spring, 1985).

 

"Political Regimes and Economic Markets." The Intercollegiate Review (Fall, 1983).

 

"Rethinking NATO's Economic Strategy." The Journal of Contemporary Studies. Vol. VI, No. 11 (Winter, 1983).

 

"Toward a Northern Response to the South." Orbis. Vol. 26, No. 2 (Summer, 1982).

 

"The Utility of Economic Sanctions." Parameters (Carlisle Barracks, PA: Journal of the United States War College, Vol. XI, No. 3, September, 1981). Reprinted in Vol. I War, Politics, Power and Strategy Carlisle Barracks, PA, U.S. Army War College, 1983).

 

"World Order, Retrenchment of Realpolitik: Options for United States Strategy in the Eighties." Comparative Strategy. Vol. 2, No. 3 (SRI International, Fall, 1980). Reprinted in Current News: Special Edition, No. 684 (Washington, D.C.: United States Department of Defense, 18 March 1981).

 

"SALT: The Prudential Limits of Arms Limitation." Comparative Strategy Vol. 2, No. 3 (SRI International, Fall, 1980).

 

"Can NATO Survive Eurocommunism?" International Security Review. Vol. V, No. 1 (Fall, 1980).

"After the Tokyo Round, Protectionism or Collective Economic Security." Orbis, Vol. 24, No. 1 (Spring, 1980).

 

"Grading Carter's Foreign Policy: The Human Rights Issue." Journal of Intergroup Relations. National Association of Human Rights Workers, 1979).

 

"Controlled Dis-Integration: Toward a Strategy for United States Foreign Policy." Comparative Strategy Vol. 1, No. 4 (SRI International, Summer, 1979).

 

"Wilhelm Ropke on the Problems of Contemporary International Political Economy." World Affairs. (Fall, 1979).

 

"Envisioning Interdependence: Perspectives on Future World Order" Orbis. (Fall, 1978).

 

"The Economic Basis of Alliance Tension." Paper presented at the annual convention of The American Political Science Association, New Orleans, LA., September, 1985. Reprinted in the Proceedings of the National Convention of the Political Science Association (Washington, D.C., 1985).

 

Contributor, "U.S. Foreign Economic Policy and the Developing Nations" (Fort Bragg, NC, United States Army Institute for Military Assistance, June 1982).

 

Contributor, "North-South Relations and National Security" Discussion Report No. 1 in Strategy for Peace (Muscatine, Iowa: The Stanley Foundation, December, 1981), pp. 18-27.

 

Published Professional Papers:

 

"Understanding the World Political Economy of the Seventies; The New Protectionism and the Logic of Diversity." Paper presented at the National Convention of the American Political Science Association, New York: September, 1979. Reprinted in Proceedings of the National Convention of the Political Science Association (Washington, D.C., 1979).

 

"U.S. Strategy in the Eighties." Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the National Capital Area Political Science Association, American University, March 1979. Reprinted in Short Essays in Political Science (Washington, D.C.: The American Political Science Association, 1979).

 

Rapporteur Report, "Human Development and Economic Development." Conference report issued in Cartagena, Columbia SA. August, 1987 (for the Institute for the Study of Economic Culture, Boston University).

 

"Third World Developmentalism: A Critique of the United States Development Thought." Paper presented at the annual convention, Southwest Political Science Association,

March 23, 1984.

 

"Western Interests and the Challenge of the South: The Developing Countries and American Foreign Policy." Paper presented at the annual convention of the Northeastern Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA, November 17, 1983.

 

"Economic Issues within the NATO Alliance." National Convention, European Studies Association (Omaha, Nebraska: October 1982).

 

"Economic Dimensions of U.S. National Security." Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southwest Social Science Association/ISA, San Antonio, Texas, March 17-20, 1982.

 

"The Foreign Economic Policy of the Reagan Administration." Paper presented at the Southern Political Science Association, Memphis, Tennessee, October 1981.

 

"Northern Strategy Toward the South: In Search of a Focus." Paper presented at the annual convention of the Northeastern Political Science Association, November 1980.

 

"The United States and Latin America: Economic Issues and Political Solutions." Seminar paper, Inter-American Defense University, Washington, D.C., November 1980.

 

"Economic Issues and the Policy-Making Process." Senior Executive Service Seminar. Office of Personnel Management: Washington, D.C., September 1980.

 

"Economic Regimes and Imperial Orders: Toward a Northern Strategy in the North-South Debate." Paper presented at the annual convention of the Peace Science Society (International), Southern Section, Old Dominion University, Virginia Beach, Virginia. April 24-26, 1980.

 

"NATO Towards the 1980's." Paper presented at the annual convention of the Pennsylvania Political Science Association. Gettysburg College, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.

March 28-29, 1980.

 

"The Intellectual History of Political Development Theory: Notes on Current Trends." Paper delivered at the Southwest Political Science Association, Dallas, Texas. March 19, 1987.

 

"The Global Environment for the United States Foreign Economic Policy." Paper presented at the Northeast Political Science Association annual convention, Newark, New Jersey, November 1979.

 

"A Northern Response to the New International Economic Order." Paper presented at the annual convention of the International Studies Association, Midwest Region, October 1980.

 

Classified Research:

"United States Foreign Policy and the Multilateral Development Banks: An Assessment." Prepared under contract with the Office of the President-Elect. November 1980-January 1981.

 

Journalistic Publications/Book Reviews:

"Rethinking Foreign Aid." New York Times. March 10, 1981.

 

B. Cohen, In Whose Interest: International Banking and American Foreign Policy. (Perspective, Vol. 16, No. 2. March/April 1987).

 

Andrew Scott, The Dynamics of Interdependence in the American Political Science Review.

Vol. 78, No. 3. (September 1984).

 

Tom Sowell, The Economics and Politics of Race in Perspective. Vol. 12, no. 8, p. 183, November-December 1983. (Reprinted in Economic Impact, Washington, D.C.: United States Information Agency, 1984.)

 

Edward Luttwak, The Grand Strategy of the Soviet Union. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1983) in Catholicism in Crisis. Vol. 1, No. 11. (January-February 1983).

 

William P. Avery and David P. Rapkin. America in a Changing World Economy in Perspective. Vol. 12 , No. 1. (January-February 1983).

 

H. Alblinski, The Australian-American Security Relationship. (New York: St. Martin's Press, 1981) in The American Political Science Review. (September 1983).

 

T.W. Hutchison. The Politics and Philosophy of Economics in Perspective. Vol. 11, No. 9. (September 1982).

 

Harold Rood, Kingdoms of the Blind in Perspective. Vol. 11,

No. 5. (June 1982).

 

Robert K. Olson. U.S. Foreign Policy and the New International Economic Order, 1974-1981 in The American Political Science Review (Summer 1982).

 

K.B. Lall and H.S. Chopra, The EEC and the Third World in Perspective. (Spring 1982).

 

W. Scammell, The International Economy Since 1945 in Perspective. Vol. 10, No. 7. (September 1981).

 

Lloyd Etheredge. A World of Men in Social Thought. (The Catholic University of America; National Catholic School of Social Service, 1980).

 

Other Professional Activities:

 

American Participant Program Lecturer in Japan and India, May 1987 (sponsored by United States Information Agency).

 

American Participant Program Lecturer in Italy, France, Belgium and West Germany, February-March, 1985 (sponsored by United States Information Agency).

 

Delegate, Conference on "Japan-U.S.-West European Relations," Fukuoka, Japan, July 1985 (sponsored by The Atlantic Council).

 

Discussant, "The Political Economy of International Capital Flows," Annual Convention, The American Political Science Association, Chicago, Illinois (September, 1983).

 

Discussant, "The Political Economy of the Bretton Woods System: Panel of the Annual Convention of The International Studies Association, Cincinnati, Ohio (March 1982).

 

Discussant, "Examining Interdependence: Issues of Political Economy," Panel of the Annual convention of The Midwest Political Science Association, Cincinnati, Ohio (April 1981).