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EMILY S.

PEARS
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Department of Politics Phone: (617 !"#$%%7#
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University of Virginia
Ph.D. 3an,i,ate4 Politics (e0pecte, 7-ne "11%
Fields: American Politics an, Political 5heor(
Dissertation: 83hor,s of S(mpath(: 5he De'elopment of 6ational
Political Attachments in the 1#th 3ent-r(9
Committee: 7ames :. 3easer (co$chair4 Si,ne( Mil;is (co$chair4 7e<er(
7en;ins
M.A.4 Politics4 Ma( "11"
Thesis: 83hor,s of S(mpath(: E<orts to De'elop Patriotic 6ationalism in
the Earl( Rep-=lic9
Claremont McKenna College
/.A.4 in >o'ernment (?onors4 "112
Smolny Institute of St. Petersburg State University, St.
Petersburg, Russia
3IEE St-,( A=roa, Pro*ram4 @all "116
PRESE65A5I.6S A6D :.RAI6> PAPERS
86eBspaper 3o'era*e an, Political Attachments: ?oB /altimoreCs
Political Attention Shifte, in the 1#
th
3ent-r(49 presente, at the "11!
So-thern Political Science Association Ann-al Meetin*4 7an-ar( "11!.
85he P-=lic Si,e of @e,eralism: Presi,ential Rhetoric an, the States49
presente, at the "11D Mi,Best Political Science Association Ann-al
Meetin*4 April "11D.
83hor,s of S(mpath(: E<orts to De'elop Patriotic Attachments from the
Earl( Rep-=lic to the Pro*ressi'es49 accepte, at the "11" American
Political Science Association Ann-al Meetin*4 A-*-st "11". Presente, at
the "11D So-thern Political Science Association Ann-al Meetin*4 7an-ar(
"11D.
83hor,s of S(mpath(: E<orts to De'elop Patriotic 6ationalism in the Earl(
Rep-=lic49
presente, at the "11" :estern Political Science Association Ann-al
Meetin*4 March "11"
?.6.RS A6D A:ARDS
6ational @elloBship in Politics an, ?istor(4 Miller 3enter of P-=lic A<airs4
&ni'ersit( of )ir*inia4 "11!$"11% (Mentor: Emil( Eac;in4 F""4111
Presi,entCs @elloBship4 &ni'ersit( of )ir*inia4 "111$Present4 F124111
Instit-te for ?-mane St-,ies >ra,-ate @elloBship4 "11D$"11%4 F"4111
/ra,le( >ra,-ate @elloBship4 5he L(n,e an, ?arr( /ra,le( @o-n,ation4
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?onors in >o'ernment4 3laremont McAenna 3olle*e4 "112
5EA3?I6> EGPERIE63E
&ni'ersit( of )ir*inia4 Instr-ctor4 Department of Politics
American Political De'elopment4 S-mmer "11D
&ni'ersit( of )ir*inia4 5eachin* Assistant4 Department of Politics
Intro,-ction to American Politics (Prof. Larr( Sa=ato Sprin* "11D4
Sprin* "11! (?ea, 5A
Intro,-ction to American Politics (Prof. 7ames 3easer @all "11"4 Sprin*
"11" (?ea, 5A
3onstit-tional Interpretation: Separation of PoBers an, @e,eralism
(Prof. Da'i, .C/rien @all "111
ADDI5I.6AL 5RA6I6>
5omorroBCs Professor 5o,a(4 "11D$"11!
Professional ,e'elopment pro*ram r-n =( &)ACs 5eachin* Reso-rce
3enter that ,e'elops s;ills in teachin*4 research an, the profession
incl-,in* participation in a teachin* pe,a*o*( seminar
3o-rse Desi*n Instit-te4 7-ne "11!
A pro*ram of the 5eachin* Reso-rce 3enter that incl-,es a Bee;$lon*
intensi'e seminar on learnin*$foc-se, co-rse ,esi*n
7ac; Miller 3enter S-mmer Instit-te4 Phila,elphia4 PA4 A-*-st "11!
PR.@ESSI.6AL EGPERIE63E
Research Assistant4 &ni'ersit( of )ir*inia4 "111 H "11"
Research Assistant to Professor 7ames 3easer. 3on,-cte, research on
topics incl-,in* American e0ceptionalism4 fo-n,ational American
political tho-*ht4 an, American electoral histor(.
Policy Advocate4 3alifornia 3ommon 3a-se4 "112 H "111
Represente, 3alifornia 3ommon 3a-se =efore the 3alifornia State
Le*islat-re =( testif(in* an, lo==(in* on iss-es of 'otin*4 campai*n
Inance4 *o'ernment acco-nta=ilit( an, reform an, Bor;in* Bith electe,
representati'es to ,e'elop election reform le*islation.
Political Reporting Specialist, 6ielson4 Mer;samer4 Parrinello M-eller J
6a(lor4 LLP4 "112
Researche, campai*n an, lo==(in* re*-lations in all %1 states an,
prepare, le*al s-mmaries of those re*-lations for clients. Prepare, an,
Ile, lo==(in* an, campai*n Inance compliance reports for ,oKens of
clients in all %1 states.
PR.@ESSI.6AL A35I)I5IES A6D MEM/ERS?IPS
American Politics Representati'e: Politics >ra,-ate St-,ent 3o-ncil4
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Mem=er: American Political Science Association4 So-thern Political
Science Association
RE@ERE63ES
7ames :. 3easer Si,ne( M. Mil;is
?arr( @. /(r, Professor of Politics :hite /-r;ett Miller Professor of
Politics
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LBc"*+'ir*inia.e,- smm2e+'ir*inia.e,-
7e<er( A. 7en;ins
Professor4 Director of >ra,-ate St-,ies
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