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Accomplishments by Sean Q Kelly

2016

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Value of Committee Assignments in the U.S. House of Representatives." with S. Frisch and G. Buhl. Paper delivered at Western Political Science Association. San Diego, CA, March 2016.
  • "The Origins and Consequences of Legislative Polarization." Panel discussion at Western Political Science Association. San Diego, CA, March 2016.
  • "Equity and Access for Undergraduate Research Experiences: How Do We Authentically Activate ‘Engage to Excel’." Panel discussion at Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators. Camarillo, CA, March 2016.
  • SURFing the Islands: Student Research at CSU Channel Islands. with S. Anderson, M. Cook, S. Rajmaira, L. Sanchez, and J. Miller. Alliance of Hispanic Serving Institutions Educators. Camarillo, CA.

2015

Publications:

  • "Foreign Junkets or Learning to Legislate? Generational Changes in the International Travel Patterns of House Members, 1977 – 2012." with A. Alduncin, D. Parker, and S. Theriault. The Forum: A Journal of Applied Research in Contemporary Politics. Vol. 12 No. 3 Oct 30, 2014. 563-577. (http://www.degruyter.com/view/j/for)

Other Activities:

  • CHOICE, Outstanding Academic Titles, 2014. CHOICE: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries. 2014. (http://www.cro3.org.summit.csuci.edu:2048/content/52/05/741.full.pdf)

2014

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Connecting the Dots: Concept Mapping and Interdisciplinary Undergraduate Research with First Year College Students." with M. Cook. Paper delivered at International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences. Prague, Czech Republic, Jul 31, 2013.
  • "Appropriations to the Extreme: Ideological Extremity and the Power of the Purse." with S. Frisch and G. Buhl. Paper delivered at Western Political Science Association. Los Angeles, CA, Mar 29, 2013.

Publications:

  • Politics to the Extreme: American Political Institutions in the 21st Century. with S. Frisch. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. (http://us.macmillan.com/politicstotheextreme/ScottAFrisch)
  • "Appropriations to the Extreme: Partisanship and the Power of the Purse." with S. Frisch and G. Buhl. Politics to the Extreme: American Political Institutions in the 21st Century. Edited by S. Frisch and S. Kelly. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. 3-21. (http://us.macmillan.com/politicstotheextreme/ScottAFrisch)
  • "Introduction: Politics to the Extreme." with S. Frisch. Politics to the Extreme: American Political Institutions in the 21st Century. Edited by S. Frisch and S. Kelly. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. xv-xxvi. (http://us.macmillan.com/politicstotheextreme/ScottAFrisch)
  • Big Government Saved My Home. California: Zocalo Public Square, 2013. (http://www.zocalopublicsquare.org/2013/06/17/big-government-kept-my-house-from-burning/ideas/nexus/)
  • Op-Ed: Eliminate the Budget Committees. with S. Frisch. Washington, DC: The Huffington Post, 2013. (http://www.huffingtonpost.com/sean-q-kelly-phd/budget-committees_b_2958210.html)

2012

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The New Congress and other top stories from Washington." Radio Interview. The Kathleen Dunn Show, Wisconsin Public Radio. Jan 7, 2013. (http://www.wpr.org/kathleendunn/index.cfm?strDirection=Prev&dteShowDate=2013-01-07%2010%3A00%3A00.0)
  • "Roundtable Discussion of Frisch, Harris, Kelly, and Parker, Doing Archival Research in Political Science." with S. Frisch. Panel discussion at Association of Centers for the Study of Congress. Athens, GA, May 25, 2012.
  • "Authors' Roundtable: Abortion Politics in Congress by Scott Ainsworth and Thad Hall." Panel discussion at Western Political Science Association. Portland, OR, Mar 22, 2012.
  • "Legislative Politics and American Federalism." Panel discussion at Western Political Science Association. Portland, OR, Mar 22, 2012.

Publications:

  • Lack of Earmarks Makes Congress Harder to Lead. with S. Frisch. Roll Call: CQ Roll Call, 2013. (http://www.rollcall.com/news/frisch_and_kelly_lack_of_earmarks_makes_congress_harder_to_lead-220811-1.html?pos=oplyh)
  • "Earmarks for Special Interests Should be Abolished: CON." with S. Frisch. Debating Reform: Conflicting Perspectives on How to Fix the American Political System. Edited by R. Ellis and M. Nelson. Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2013. 182-187.
  • Doing Archival Research in Political Science. with S. Frisch, D. Harris, and D. Parker. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012. (http://www.cambriapress.com/cambriapress.cfm?template=4&bid=498)
  • "Taking the Road Less Traveled: Editors’ Introduction." with S. Frisch, D. Harris, and D. Parker. Doing Archival Research in Political Science. Edited by S. Frisch, D. Harris, S. Kelly, and D. Parker. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012. 1-36.
  • "Political Science and Archival Research." with S. Frisch. Doing Archival Research in Political Science. Edited by S. Frisch, D. Harris, S. Kelly, and D. Parker. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012. 35-58.
  • "Hitting the Road Without Hitting the Potholes." with L. Whitaker. Doing Archival Research in Political Science. Edited by S. Frisch, D. Harris, S. Kelly, and D. Parker. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2012. 327-349.
  • 5 Best Books on Congress. 49. 5. Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries: American Library Association, 2012. (http://www.cro2.org/default.aspx?page=reviewdisplay&pids=3703842)
  • Launching the "We've Got Your Back PAC". Ventura County: Ventural County Star, 2012. (http://www.vcstar.com/news/2012/nov/10/kelly-launching-of-the-we-got-your-back-pac/)

Other Activities:

  • Review of: The Heart of Power: Health and Politics in the Oval Office. Congress and the Presidency. 39: 2 (Jun 15, 2012), 223-225.
  • "Politics to the Extreme." with S. Frisch. Politics to the Extreme, Dirksen Congressional Center. $4000. 2012.

2010

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "The Case for Pork." Television Interview. Dylan Ratigan Show, MSNBC. Jan 13, 2011. (http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/31510813/#41045136)
  • "Getting Over Earmarks." Print Interview. The American Prospect. Dec 17, 2010. (http://prospect.org//cs/articles?article=getting_over_earmarks)
  • "Earmark Battle Heats Up." Television Interview. Closing Bell, CNBC. Nov 16, 2010. (http://www.cnbc.com/id/15840232?play=1&video=1647164611)
  • "Earmarks Good for U.S. Democracy, 'Cheese Factories on the Moon' Argues." Television Appearance. PBS News Hour On-Line, PBS. Sep 28, 2010. (http://www.pbs.org/newshour/rundown/2010/09/cheese-factories-on-the-moon-argues-earmarks-good-for-democracy.html)
  • "Inside the Earmark Favor Factory: Exploring Earmark Requests." with S. Frisch. Paper delivered at The Politics of Federal Spending. University of California, Merced, May 27, 2010. (http://polisci.ucmerced.edu/events/politics-federal-spending-conference/papers)
  • "Cheese Factories on the Moon: Why Earmarks are Good for American Democracy." with S. Frisch. Presented to SAGE Faculty-Student Research Conference. Camarillo, CA. May 8, 2010.
  • "Inside the Earmark Favor Factory: Exploring Earmark Requests." with S. Frisch. Paper delivered at Western Political Science Association. San Francisco, CA, Apr 1, 2010.
  • "Archival Research as a 'Mode of Analysis'." with S. Frisch and D. Harris. Paper delivered at Western Political Science Association. San Francisco, CA, Apr 1, 2010.
  • "Congress in the Age of Obama." Roundtable discussion at Western Political Science Association. San Francisco, CA. Apr 1, 2010.
  • "Getting Down in the Weeds: Doing Archival Research in Political Science." Roundtable discussion at Western Political Science Association. San Francisco, CA. Apr 1, 2010.

Publications:

  • Cheese Factories on the Moon: Why Earmarks are Good for American Democracy. with S. Frisch. Boulder, CO: Paradigm Publishers, 2011. (http://www.cheesefactoriesonthemoon.com)

Other Activities:

  • Tea Party's Anti-Earmark Crusade Gives More Power to President Obama. with S. Frisch. National Journal On-Line Op-Ed. Nov 17, 2010. (http://nationaljournal.com/politics/tea-party-s-anti-earmark-crusade-gives-more-power-to-president-obama-20101117)

2009

Publications:

  • "Dataheads: What Archivists Need to Know About Political Scientists." with S. Frisch. The Political Archives Reader. Edited by K. Paul, G. Gray, and L. Johnson Melvin. Lanham, MD: Scarecrow Press, 2009. 401-418.

Other Activities:

  • "Pork: The Web Site." with S. Frisch. Robert H. Michael Special Projects Grant, The Dirksen Congressional Center. $13,960. 2010.

2008

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Recovering Archival Methods and Strategies for Political Science." with S. Frisch. Presented to Department of Political Science. University of South Carolina. Jan 14, 2009.

Publications:

  • Jimmy Carter and the Water Wars: Presidential Influence and the Politics of Pork. with S. Frisch. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press, 2008.

Other Activities:

  • "Research in the Ernest Hollings and Butler Derrick Collections." with S. Frisch. William Jennings Bryan Dorn Award, University of South Carolina. $1,000. 2009.

2007

Exhibitions / Presentations:

  • "Jimmy Carter and the water wars: Presidential influence and the politics of pork." with S. Frisch. Presented to Thomas Foley Institute, Washington State University. Pullman, WA. Feb 13, 2008.
  • "Why Tom Bevill Counted: Building Coalitions and Protecting Pork." with S. Frisch. Paper delivered at Thomas S. Foley Institute. Washington State University, Pullman, WA, Feb 13, 2008. Earmarks and Pork: Congress, the President, and the Courts
  • "Whose pork is it anyway? The politics of military construction earmarks in the contemporary congress." with S. Frisch. Paper delivered at American Political Science Association. Chicago, IL, September 2007.

Publications:

  • "It's a different world: Leading the senate in the 110th congress." with S. Frisch. PS: Political Science & Politics. Vol. 41 No. 1 January 2008. 69-76.

Other Activities:

  • House Committee Assignment Request Data, 80th-103rd Congress. with S. Frisch. Dataset archived at Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. University of Michigan, Institute for Social Research. Feb 26, 2008. (http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/cocoon/ICPSR/STUDY/21080.xml)
  • Review of: Democracy, America, and the Age of Globalization. Perspectives on Political Science. 37: 1 (January 2008), 56-57.