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Jonathan M.

Powell
April 2010
1615 Patterson Office Tower Department of Political Science University of Kentucky Lexington, KY 40506-0027 Fax: 859-257-7034 Phone: 859-619-6632 jonathan.powell@uky.edu www.jonathanmpowell.com

Education
Ph.D., University of Kentucky, Expected May 2011 Committee: Karen Mingst (co-chair), Clayton Thyne (co-chair), Emily Beaulieu, Horace Bartilow, and Robert Olson (Department of History) Master of Arts, Political Science, Eastern Kentucky University, 2007 Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Anthropology, Western Kentucky University, 2005

Research Interests
International Relations (Conflict Processes, International Organizations) Comparative Politics (Civil-Military Relations, Democratization, Africa and the Middle East)

Publications
Powell, Jonathan M. and Clayton L. Thyne. 2011. “Global Instances of Coups d’etat from 19502009: A New Dataset.” Journal of Peace Research 48(1) (tentative).

Under Review
“Determinants of the Attempting and Outcome of Coups d’etat.” Invited to revise and resubmit at the Journal of Conflict Resolution.

Conference Papers
“Regime Vulnerability and the Diversionary Threat of Force,” presented at the Midwest Political Science Association 68th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 22-25, 2010. “Military Diversion in Non-Democracies,” presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association – Southern Region, Nashville, TN, October 2009. *Jim Winkates Graduate Student Paper Competition Runner-Up. “Regime Vulnerability and the Diversionary Threat of Force,” presented at the American Political Science Association 105th Annual Meeting, Toronto, September 2009. “Soldier Quality and the Outcome of United Nations Interventions,” coauthored with Dan Morey and J.D. Choi, presented at the Midwest Political Science Association 67th Annual Conference, Chicago, IL, April 2009.

“Global Instances of Coups d’etat from 1950-2008: A New Dataset” coauthored with Clayton th Thyne, presented at the International Studies Association 50 Annual Convention, New York, NY, February 2009. “Explaining the Occurrence and Outcome of Coups d’etat,” presented at the Southern Political Science Association 80th Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, January 2009. “Determinants of the Occurrence and Outcome of Coups d’etat.” Presented at the Annual Conference of the International Studies Association – Southern Region, South Ashland, VA, October 2008. *Grand Prize winner, graduate student paper competition “Interventions into Ethnic Conflict,” coauthored with Dan Morey and J.D. Choi, presented at the American Political Science Association 104th Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, August 2008.

Awards
• • • • • • • Jim Winkates Graduate Student Paper Competition (2nd Place), International Studies Association – South ($200). October 2009. Travel Grant, International Studies Association – South ($150). October 2009. Travel Grant, American Political Science Association ($200). September 2009. Prestage-Cook Award. Southern Political Science Association ($250). January 2009 Grand Prize Winner, Graduate Student Paper Competition. International Studies Association – South ($250). October 2008. Travel Grant, International Studies Association – South ($150). October 2008. Travel Grant, University of Kentucky Graduate School ($300). August 2008.

Positions
Instructor, University of Kentucky, 2008-present Teaching Assistant, University of Kentucky, 2007-Present.

Teaching
PS 101 American Government (Spring 2008 and Fall 2008) PS 210 Introduction to Comparative Politics (Spring 2009) PS 235 Introduction to International Relations (Summer 2010) PS 372 Introduction to Political Methodology (Fall 2009)

Professional Service
Chair and Discussant. “The Significance of NGOs and Other Non-State Actors.” Annual Conference of the International Studies Association – Southern Region. October 16-17, 2009.

Professional Affiliations
American Political Science Association, 2007-present International Studies Association, 2007-present Midwest Political Science Association, 2007-present Peace Science Society, 2007-present Southern Political Science Association, 2008-present

References
Karen Mingst, Lockwood Chair Professor Patterson School of Diplomacy 441 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506-0027 (859)257-7043 kmingst@email.uky.edu Clayton Thyne, Assistant Professor Department of Political Science 1651 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506-0027 (859)257-6958 clayton.thyne@uky.edu Daniel S. Morey, Assistant Professor Department of Political Science 1631 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506-0027 (859) 257-4234 daniel-morey@uky.edu Robert Olson, Professor Department of History 1751 Patterson Office Tower Lexington, KY 40506-0027 (859) 257-4346 hisposta@uky.edu