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Dr. Ginger L. Denton
U.S. Coast Guard Academy
Humanities Department
15 Mohegan Avenue
New London, CT 06320

Ginger.L.Denton@uscga.edu
Dr. Ginger L. Denton
Assistant Professor of Government
Humanities Department
U.S. Coast Guard Academy


Education:
  • Ph.D., The University of Mississippi, Comparative Politics
  • M.A., The University of Mississippi, Comparative Politics
  • M.A., The University of Tennessee, International Relations
  • B.S., The University of Tennessee, Political Science and Broadcasting

Courses Taught:
  • Politics of China
  • Asian Politics
  • Comparative Politics
  • International Relations
  • Political Participation
  • Social Science Research Methods

Selected Publications and Presentations:
  • “Who Protests? An Analysis of Unconventional Political Behavior in Southeast Asia,” Prepared for the Western Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington. April 17-19, 2014.
  • “Patterns of Political Participation in Democratizing Southeast Asia,” Presented at the 3rd International Association of Asia-Pacific Studies Annual Meeting, Manila, Philippines. November 22-23, 2013.
  • “The Effect of Religion and Ethnic Identity on Political Behavior in Insurgent Thailand,” Prepared for the Pacific-Northwest Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada. October 17-19, 2013.
  • “Explaining Political Behavior in Thailand Using Survey Data,” Prepared for the International Studies Association Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 3-6, 2013.
  • “Southern Thailand’s Political Participation Patterns: The Influence of Ethnicity and Religion,” Presented at the 84th Southern Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL. January 3-5, 2013.
  • “The Impact of Ethnic Identity on Patriotism and Radical Islam in Insurgent Thailand,” (with Robert B. Albritton), Presented at the 70th Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. April 12 – 15, 2012.
  • “Dimensions of Political Participation in Hong Kong,” Presented at the Conference of The Asian Studies Association of Hong Kong, in Hong Kong. March 2 – 3, 2012.
  • “Radical Islam and Political Behavior in Southern Thailand,” Presented at the 69th Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. March 31 – April 3, 2011.
  • “Political Behavior in Southeast Asia: An examination of the Resource Model in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand.” Presented at the 42nd Northeastern Political Science Association Annual Conference, Boston, MA. November 11-13, 2010.
  • “Critical Citizens or Subjects? Political Participation and Democracy in Asia,” Presented at the 68th Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. April 22-25, 2010.
  • “Modes of Political Participation in Asia: Verba and Nie Revisited,” Presented at the 49th Annual Meeting of the Southeast Conference Association for Asian Studies, Louisville, KY. January 15-17, 2010.
  • “Modes of Political Participation in Insurgent Southern Thailand,” (with Robert B. Albritton) Presented at the 66th Midwest Political Science Association Annual Conference, Chicago, IL. April 3-6, 2008.

Honors and Awards:
  • Center for Advanced Studies Research Fellowship, U.S. Coast Guard Academy
  • Visiting Research Fellow, King Prajadhipok’s Institute, Bangkok, Thailand
  • Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University and Trent Lott Leadership Institute Research Program, “Political Participation among Ethnic and Racial Groups in the American South and South Africa: A Comparative Perspective”
  • Graduate Instructor Excellence in Teaching Award Nominee, sponsored by the Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Mississippi
  • Graduate Student Council Research Grant, University of Mississippi, “Drugs, Violence, and Political Participation in Colombia”

Professional Memberships:
  • American Political Science Association
  • International Studies Association
  • Association for Asian Studies
  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • Southern Political Science Association