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I have presented at both regional and national forums (academic conferences, workshops, policy forums), as well as delivered invited talks nationally. 

Conference Paper Presentations

“The Influence of Information and Previous Beliefs on Individuals’ Beliefs about the Applicability of the Geneva Conventions to Terrorist Groups,” (with Mike Grillo), Mid-West Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2014

 “Immigration Context versus Community Characteristics: Explaining Reactive Conflict Spillover to Diasporic Communities,” ISA Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, Mar 2014

“An Experimental Test of Norms of Humanitarian Intervention: Insights from Political Psychology,” (with Mike Grillo) ISA Annual Convention, Toronto, Canada, March 2014

“Has the Strength and Influence of Humanitarian Norms Been Overstated? An Experimental Test of International Relations Scholarship Propositions,” (with Mike Grillo), School of Liberal Arts Research Forum, Marist College, November  2013

“Testing Norms of Humanitarian Intervention: Experimental Data From the US,” (with Mike Grillo), ISA International Security Studies Section Annual Conference, George Washington University, Washington, DC , October 2013

“The Evolution of American Muslim Political Participation,” (with Farid Senzai) ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, April 2013

“Explaining Unilateralism and Multilateralism in European Union’s External Relations,” ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, April 2013

"Radical Right and Islamists in Europe: Confrontation, Coexistence and Impact on Mainstream Politics,” (with Ryan McCabe), ISA Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, April 2012

“Middle Eastern Conflicts and American Arab-Muslim Protest Politics,” ISA Annual Convention, San Diego, CA, April 2012

“Democratic Islamization in Pakistan and Turkey: Lessons for the post-Arab Spring Middle East,” (video) the Middle East Dialogue 2012: The Arab Spring and Beyond, (conference program) Washington, DC, February 2012

“Religion or Ethnicity? Middle East Conflicts and American Muslim Protest Politics,” ISA-NE, Providence, RI, November 2011

“The Rise of the Fringe: Right Wing Populists, Islamists, and Politics in Western Europe,” (with Ryan McCabe), ISA-NE, Baltimore, MD, November 2010

“Migrant Reactions to Foreign Conflicts: London’s Muslims in the War on Terror,” ISA-NE, Baltimore, MD, October 2009; and revised for presentation at the ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, February 2010

“Migration of Violence,” ISA Annual Convention, New York City, NY, February 2009

“Assessing the Threat of Islamic Radicalism in the UK,” University of Delaware, October 2009

“Diasporas, Immigrants and Security: A Framework of Conflict Spillover to Host State,” ISA-NE, Baltimore, MD, October 2008

“Unilateralism and Multilateralism in the European Union’s International Trade and Beyond,” ISA-NE, Philadelphia, PA, November 2007; and revised for poster presentation at the ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, March 2008

“Co-Opting Radicalism: Islam and Democracy,” (with Sara Chehab and Lisa Weilminster), ISA-NE, Boston, MA, November 2006

“Changing Identities of Baltic Russophones,” ISA-MW/ Central Slavic Conference Joint Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 2006

Select Public Service

Session Facilitator, “International Day of Human Rights,” Organized by the United Nations Association of United States, held at the F.D. Roosevelt Museum & Library, Hyde Park, NY, December 2013

Invited Speaker, “Obama vs. Romney: Whose Foreign Policy Will Keep or Make the U.S. Stronger?” Organized by the World Affairs Council of the Mid-Hudson Valley, held at the F.D. Roosevelt Museum & Library, Hyde Park, NY, October 2012

Invited Speaker, “Muslims in Europe: Misconceptions and Reality,” Westminster College Symposium on Democracy, Fulton, MOOctober 2012

Invited Speaker, “Assessing American Muslim Integration,” Rotary Club of Capitol Hill, Washington, DC, June 2011

Select Other Conference Activity

Discussant, “International Security” (Panel), Student World Affairs Conference of the Mid-Hudson Valley, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2014

Chair & Discussant, “Ethnicity, Nationalism, and Civil War” (panel),  ISA’s International Security Studies Section Annual Conference, George Washington University, Washington, DC, 2013

Chair & Panel’s Co-organizer (with Pam Jackson), “State-Religion Separation, Public Policy, Anti-Minority Sentiment, and Discrimination against Muslims,” ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Chair, “Terrorist Tactics and Motives,” (panel) ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA, 2013

Chair, “Advancing Peace and Conflict Studies in Transitioning Democracies” (panel), Middle East Dialogue 2012: The Arab Spring & Beyond, Washington, DC, 2012

Discussant, “Religion in International Relations” (panel), ISA-NE, Providence, RI2011

Chair, “Islam in Western Societies” (panel), ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, LA, 2010

Discussant, “Power in a Post-9/11 World” (panel), Conference on the United States in the Global System, University of Delaware2009