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Jeremy Grace

Lecturer in

Political Science & International Relations

Welles 3F
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Jeremy Grace has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2000. He is also the coordinator of the International Relations program.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., International Affairs; American University, 1995
  • B.S. Political Science; Northern Arizona University


  • Designed democratization and elections programs with the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) and International Organization for Migration (IOM) in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, and East Timor.

Publications and Professional Activities

  • "Peace-building through the Electoral Participation of Displaced Populations," Refugee Survey Quarterly, special issue on "Displacement, Peace Process and Post-conflict Peacebuilding," Vol. 28, No. 1, 2009. (with Erin Mooney)
  • "Political Participation Rights, in Particular the Right to Vote and to be Elected, in Situations of Internal Displacement," in W. Kalin, R. Williams, and K. Koser (eds), Incorporating the Guiding Principles on Internal Displacement into Domestic Law: Issues and Challenges. Studies in Transnational Legal Policy, No. 41, Washington, DC, American Society of International Law, forthcoming 2009; (With Erin Mooney)
  • "Seeking Electoral Equality for IDP Voters," Forced Migration Review, Special Issue on "Ten Years of the Guiding Principles of Internal Displacement," December 2008.
  • "Nepal : Supporting the Democratic Transition through the Participation of Internally Displaced Persons and Migrants in Constituent Assembly Elections." IOM /PRESS Action Plan VI. June, 2006.
  • "Malaysia : Malapportioned Districts and Over-Representation of Rural Communities,” and Singapore: Drawing Districts to Ensure Super-Majorities in the Parliament,” in Lisa Handley et al., Delimitation Equity Project: Resource Guide. Washington DC : IFES Center for Transitional and Post-Conflict Governance, May 2006).
  • “Sri Lanka Voting Rights of IDPs, Refugees, and Economic Migrants.” IOM /PRESS Action Plan V. April 2006.
  • “Uganda : Internally Displaced Persons in the 2006 National Elections,” USAID/ IOM /PRESS Action Plan I. June, 2005.
  • “Promoting the Participation of Conflict-forced Migrants in the Liberian Electoral Process: Issues and Options for the National Elections Commission.” IFES Technical Assistance Paper.
  • “External and Absentee Voting: Issues for the Standards Challenge Project.” IFES Discussion Paper, May, 2004.
  • “ Liberia : Refugees and Internally Displaced Persons in the October 2005 Elections,” USAID/ IOM / PEP Action Plan III . April, 2004.
  • “Enfranchising Conflict-forced Migrants: Issues, Standards, and Best Practices.” USAID/ IOM / PEP Discussion Paper No. 2. November 2003. With Jeff Fischer.
  • A Short Review of Information and Communications Technologies and Basic Education in LDCs ---What is Useful, What is Sustainable?” International Journal of Educational Development. Volume 23 No. 6. November 2003. (with Charles Kenny)
My Classes

Plsc 345:
Theories-International Relatns

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    An exploration of the theoretical approaches to understanding international relations and to explaining outcomes in international relations. The course addresses the dimensions and requirements of good theory. Theoretical approaches employed include realism, interdependence and integration, national values and domestic structure, bureaucratic politics and transnational relations, dependency and Marxist approaches, and psychological approaches. These theoretical approaches address historical and contemporary cases. Prerequisites: PLSC 120, PLSC 140, PLSC 246, senior standing, and permission of instructor.

Plsc 348:
Pol of Internatnl Econ Relatns

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    A survey of the international economy, exploring particularly the interrelationship with politics. The course introduces major theoretical perspectives in international political economy; discusses the historical development of the modern international economy; and examines the functioning of the trade, monetary, and investment systems in the post-World War II period. Challenges to the liberal international order from competetion among Western economic powers, the developing world, the process of marketization in centrally-planned economies, and technological change are addressed, as well as scenarios for the future. Prerequisites: PLSC 140 or permission of the instructor. Offered when demand is sufficient

Plsc 340:
International Law&Organization

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    The course examines the development, structure, legal basis, and politics of international organizations, with particular emphasis on the United Nations and the principal regional organizations such as the European Union, the Organization of American States, the Organization of African Unity and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations. Prerequisites: PLSC 120, PLSC 140 or permission of the instructor.

Plsc 140:
S/International Politics

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    An introduction to the concepts and relationships characterizing the modern international system. Based on a review of historical and contemporary developments, students will be challenged to evaluate issues of continuity and change, states and non-state actors, conflict and cooperation, and power and principles. Approaches to international order, such as international law and organizations, the balance of power, and integration will be addressed, along with contemporary problems in the post-Cold War world.

Plsc 220: