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KATIE V LAATIKAINEN

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR AND DIRECTOR OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES PROGRAM

POLITICAL SCIENCE

BLODGETT HALL
ROOM 202E

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D. in International Studies, University of South Carolina (1996)
M.A. in International Studies, University of South Carolina (1992)
Graduate Study at the International Graduate School, University of Stockholm (1991)
B.A. in Political Science, Washburn University (1988)
Denmark's International Studies Program, University of Copenhagen (1986)

Recent Courses

Global Issues I
International Relations Through Film
National Model United Nations
Theories And Practice Of International Relations

Teaching Specializations/Interests

My teaching comprises a broad array of courses in international relations, from Theories and Practice to US Foreign Policy and International Law and Organization. I also teach courses in the International Studies Program such as Global Issues I and II as well as the Midl-Level Research Seminar.

Research Interests

Current Projects and Forthcoming Publications:

Co-editor (with Aasne Kalland Arstad, Edith Drieskens, Knud Erik Joergensen, and Ben Tonra) of The Sage Handbook of European Foreign Policy (two volumes). Under contract. Forthcoming 2014.

Author. Book Chapter:"The European Union and the United Nations" in The Sage Handbook of European Foreign Policy.

Conference Papers:

1. (co-authored with Lisbeth Aggestam) "Empires of Humanity? The Paternalism of the United States and the European Union in Global Poltics" International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA April 2-5, 2013.

1. Single Author "Making Waves or Roiling the Waters: the EU at the UN Since Lisbon" European Union Studies Association Biennial Meeting, Baltimore, MD May 11, 2013.

Grants/Sponsored Research

Fulbright US Scholar Grant--University of Macau, Macau (S.A.R.) China, Spring 2010

Books

Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2013). Europe and International Institutions: Performance, Policy Power. London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Donald J. Puchala, Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Roger A. Coate (2007). United Nations Politics: International Organization in a Divided World. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Longman Prentice Hall.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E. Smith (eds) (2006). The European Union and the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms. Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.


Book Chapters

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Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2013). “EU Multilateralism in a Multipolar World”. In Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen (Eds.). Europe and International Institutions: Performance, Policy Power. (pp. 472-487). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2013). “Introduction” in Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen. In Knud Erik Jørgensen and Katie Verlin Laatikainen (Eds.). Europe and International Institutions: Performance, Policy Power. (pp. 1-11). London, United Kingdom: Routledge.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2006). Pushing Soft Power: Middle Power Diplomacy at the UN. In Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E. Smith (Eds.). The European Union and the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms. (pp. 70-91). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E. Smith (eds) (2006). The European Union at the United Nations: Leader, Partner, or Failure? In Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Karen E. Smith (Eds.). The European Union and the United Nations: Intersecting Multilateralisms. (pp. 1-24). Basingstoke, United Kingdom: Palgrave Macmillan.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2001). “Caught Between Access and Activism in the Multilevel European Labyrinth”. In Amy G. Mazur (ed). (Eds.). State Feminism, Women’s Movements, and Job Training: Making Democracies Work for Women. (pp. 79-109). New York: Routledge.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2000). "Equality and Swedish Social Democracy: The Impact of Globalization and Europeanization". In Robert J. Geyer, Christine Ingebritsen, and Jonathan Moses (Eds.) (Eds.). Globalization, Europeanization, and the End of Scandinavian Social Democracy. (pp. 139-165). Macmillan.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1996). "The Disillusionment of Nordic Foreign Aid". In Steven W. Hook (Eds.). Foreign Assistance Toward the Millennium. (pp. 109-123). Boulder: Lynne Rienner.


Refereed Articles

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Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010), Multilateral Leadership at the UN after the Lisbon Treaty. European Foreign Affairs Review, Vol. 15, No. 4.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Anne Degrand-Guillaud (2010), "One Treaty, Two Logics: The Lisbon Treaty and EU Foreign Policy in Brussels and at the UN". Studia Diplomatica, Vol. LXII, No. 1, 1-22.

Karen E. Smith and Katie Laatikainen (2006), Good Intentions are Not Enough. European Voice, 9.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2004), “Assessing the EU as an Actor at the UN.”. CFSP Forum, Vol. 2, No. 1,, 4-10..

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2003), "Norden’s Eclipse: The Impact of the EUs Common Foreign and Security Policy on Nordic Cooperation in the United Nations". Cooperation and Conflict: The Nordic Journal of International Relations, Vol. 38, No. 4, 409-441.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2003), “Calleo's Rethinking Europe’s Future.”. Journal of Politics,, Vol. 62, No.2, 627-630.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1998), “The Nordic Countries, Enlargement, and the EU”. ECSA Review, Vol. 9, No. 2, 13-15.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1996), "Production, Care-Work, and Nordic Membership in the EU: Explaining Women's Resistance". Occasional Papers in Nordic Studies--University of Humberside, Hull, No. 2, 1-55.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1995), "Nordic EU Membership: The Swan Song of Nordic Development Assistance?". Scandinavian Review, 30-36.


Invited Presentation/Lecture

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Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2012, June). Invited Panelist: 'EU-US relations after the Lisbon Treaty'. Roundtable Series on EU Foreign Policy after the Lisbon Treaty. London School of Economics, London, United Kingdom.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2011, July). Invited Panelist: "Making Multilateralism Effective. The Role of the European Union". The Conference Sponsored Jointly by the Italian Institute of International Affairs and Kiel University held at the Permanent Representaion of the Land of Schleswig-Holstein to the Federal Government, Berlin, Germany.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, June). "The EU, The US, and Multilateralism at the UN". Institute of European Studies of Macau, Macau SAR, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, May). "The EU and Multilateral Leadership at the UN after the Lisbon Treaty ". Institute of European Studies of Macau, Macau SAR, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, May). "American Identity in World Politics". United International College, Zhuhai, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, April). "The Politics of Climate Change After Copenhagen. Macau University of Science and Technology, Macau SAR, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, April). "The EU, the US, and Multilateralism at the United Nations". Hong Kong University, Hong Kong SAR, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010, March). "The EU, The US, and Multilateralism at the UN". Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong SAR, CHINA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2007, October). The EU as a Global Actor in the UN Reform Process. German Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin, Germany,.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2006, November). The Passion of Teaching. Adelphi University--Sponsored by the Senate Committee on Advising and Teaching.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2006, November). Are Trans-Atlantic Relations Back on Track? From Contentious Difference to Common Ground. Adelphi University Retired Faculty Lecture.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2002, May). Keynote Speaker. “World Politics and American Priorities—2002 to 2020,”. Walker Institute Alumni Seminar, Columbia SC,.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2002, April). “Changing Bloc Dynamics at the UN: The European Eclipse of Scandinavia”. Walker Institute of International Studies, University of South Carolina.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2000, November). Globalization: Its Dynamics and Moral Implications,”. King’s College Center for Ethics.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2000, April). Keynote Lecture: “The Social Policy Implications of European Monetary Union,”. Omicron Delta Epsilon International Economics Honors Society, King’s College.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1998, February). “Job Training for Women in the European Union: Progress or Panacea?”. Conference on Women’s Social Rights in the European Union: Job Training and the Global Economy, University of Washington, Seattle, WA.


Conference Presentations/Papers

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Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2012). Paper: “Group Politics at the United Nations: Conceptual Considerations” presented at the panel on the Politics of Multilateralism at the United Nations at the 2012 International BISA/ISA Conference. Edinburg, United Kingdom.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2012). Roundtable Particiapant: Developing the International Studies Interdisciplinary 'Tool Kit': Curriculum, Capstones and Assessment of Student Learning Goals. In ISA Annual Convention. San Diego, CA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2012). Chair: "Seeing the Bigger Picture of the EU as an Actor in International Institutions: Constructing a Macro View from Micro Cases". In ISA Annual Convention. San Diego, CA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2011). Roundtable Participant: “Investigating Multilateralism: What is the Added Value of the European Approach?”. In 2011 ISA Annual Convention. Montreal, Canada.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Martin Palous. (2011). Paper: “Contested Ground: The Effort of the European Union to Enhance its Status in the UN General Assembly.”. In Paper presented at the panel: Measuring the Performance of the European Union in International Institutions at 2011 ISA Annual Convention (pp. 1-40). Montreal, Canada.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2011). Invited Speaker/Paper: “Contested Ground: The Effort of the European Union to Enhance its Status in the UN General Assembly”. In MEUCE Conference: The European Union as a global actor in the post-Lisbon Treaty period (pp. 1-40). Florida International University, Miami, Florida.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2010). "Multilateralism and Multipolarity". In Europe in Global Governance: Performance, Reform, Power (pp. 20). Rapallo, Italy.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2009). Panel Discussant. In European Consortium for Political Research General Conference. Potsdam, Germany.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2009). One Treaty, Two Logics: The Lisbon Treaty and EU Foreign Policy in Brussels and New York". In Seminar hosted by the Czech Mission to the UN during their EU Presidency: The European Union at the UN--Past and Present. Bohemian National Hall, New York, New York.

Knud Erik Joergensen and Katie Laatikainen (2009). “The EU@UN: A New Key to an Old Mansion?”. In European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference (pp. 1-24). Los Angeles, CA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Anne Degrand-Guillaud (European Commission). (2009). “The Logic of Brussels, the Logic of New York: The Impact of the Lisbon Treaty on EU Foreign Policy at the United Nations,”. In International Studies Association Annual Convention (pp. 1-19). New York, NY.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2008). "Spreading the Word: Religion and Transnational Intercultural Relations”. In International Studies Association. San Francisco.

Karen Smith and Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2006). Symposium-The EU and the UN: Strengthening Multilateralism? In London School of Economics,. Connaught House, London, U.K.,.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2006). “Grasping The Ring Or Empty Grandstanding? Eu Multilateralism and UN Reform”. In Workshop on The EU and International Organizations, Institute for European Studies, Vrije Universiteit. Brussels, Belgium..

Knud Erik Joergensen and Katie Laatikainen (2006). “The EU@ the UN--Multilateralism in a New Key? In International Studies Association Annual Convention. San Diego, CA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2005). “Middle Powers and the EU Foreign Policy: Promoting Multilateralism and Soft Power". In European Union Studies Association Biennial Conference. Austin, TX.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2005). “Politics, States and Civil Society in UN Human Rights Conferences”. In International Studies Association Annual Convention. Honolulu, HI.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2004). The Effectiveness of the UN in dealing with Terrorism. In U.S. Department of State GAP lecture series. Georgia Southern University.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2004). “In Search of UN Leadership: Constraints on Structural, Entrepreneurial and Intellectual Leadership”. In International Studies Association-South Meeting. Columbia, SC.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen and Knud Erik Jørgensen, Aarhus University (2004). Paper: “EU Politics at the United Nations: Multilateralism in a new key?”. In 2nd Pan-European Conference on EU Politics, European Consortium for Political Research. Bologne, Italy.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2004). Paper: “Resistance to Hegemony within the UN: The 1993 Vienna Conference, Human Rights and Cultural Relativism,”. In International Studies Association Annual Convention. Montreal, Canada.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2003). Paper: "Assessing EU Foreign Policy in the UN: Capacity, Identity, and Context,. In 8th Biennial European Union Studies Association Conference. Nashville, TN.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2003). Paper: “The UN Dialogue Among Civilizations: The Politics of Culture or the Culture of Politics,”. In International Studies Association Annual Convention. Portland, OR.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2002). Paper: “The Impact of Globalization and Europeanization on Gender Equality: The Case of Sweden”. In Conference on Globalization and Prosperity. St. John's University.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (2002). Paper/Poster: “The Europeanization of Nordic Foreign Policy Coordination at the United Nations”. In International Studies Association Annual Convention. New Orleans, LA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1999). Paper: “Norden’s Eclipse: The Impact of CFSP and EU Membership on Nordic Coordination. In European Community Studies Association Biennial Meeting. Pittsburgh, PA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1999). Paper: “Losing Moral Authority? The Impact of CFSP and EU Membership on Common Nordic Positions in the United Nations". In 89th Meeting of the Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies. University of Washington.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1998). Paper: “Europeanization and Gendered Welfare States”. In 88th Meeting of the Society for the. Arizona State University.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1998). Paper: “Job Training for Women in the European Union: Progress or Panacea?”. In Conference on Women’s Social Rights in the European Union: Job Training and the Global Economy. University of Washington, Seattle, WA.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1997). Paper: “Equality and Swedish Social Democracy: The Impact of Globalization and Europeanization”. In Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association. Washington, DC.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1995). Paper: "The Taming of the Shrew, or How EU Membership Puts Swedish Women in Their Place". In Northeast American Political Science Association. Newark, NJ.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1995). "Gendered Integration?: A Feminist Analysis of Nordic Membership in the European. In ECSA Third Biennial International Conference. Charleston, SC.

Katie Verlin Laatikainen (1994). "Nordic Aid Toward the Millennium". In American Political Science Association Annual. New York, NY.


Professional Activities

International Studies Association. Since 1992.

European Union Studies Association. Since 1993.

Academic Council on the UN System (ACUNS). Since 1994.

American-Scandinavian Foundation. Since 2002.

Carnegie Council for Ethics and International Affairs. Since 2004.

American Political Science Association. 1996-2000.

Society for the Advancement of Scandinavian Studies. 1998-1999.

Pennsylvania Political Science Association. 2000-2001.