PUBLICATIONS AND RESEARCH
"Learning About Campaign 2000: The New Hampshire Primary." Published on C-SPAN Campaign 2000 Web Site. February-March 2000. http://www.c-span.org/classroom/lessonplans/campaign/quinn.asp.
"Land That I Love: Feelings Toward Country at Century’s End" Public Perspective, April/May 1999: 21-25.
"Using National Issues Forums in Introductory Political Science." National Issues Forum Syllabi Collection. Edited by John Cavanaugh and Joel Diamond. American Political Science Association / Kettering Foundation (forthcoming, 2000).
"Civic Engagement Survey." Quinnipiac College Polling Institute/Connecticut Secretary of the State Joint Project, September 1999. Release: http://www.sots.state.ct.us/Press/Releases/QPoll.html
"Citizenship," Encyclopedia of American History. Edited by John Mack Faragher. Sachem Publishing 1998
"Separation of Powers," Encyclopedia of American History. Edited by John Mack Faragher. Sachem Publishing 1998
"Censorship," Encyclopedia of American History.Edited by John Mack Faragher. Sachem Publishing 1998
"Checks and Balances" Encyclopedia of American History.Edited by John Mack Faragher. Sachem Publishing 1998
"Liberalism." Encyclopedia of American History. Edited by John Mack Faragher. Sachem Publishing, 1998
"The Dodd Family." Encyclopedia of New England Culture (forthcoming, 2000)
"Nationalism and the American Founding." Paper presented at the American Political Science Association Meeting, Boston, MA, September 1998.
"Puritan Thought and the Problem of the Outsider: The Roots of American Nationalism." Paper presented at the New England Political Science Association Meeting, April 1998.
"The Politics of Americanization: Immigration and the Meaning of Citizenship" Paper presented at the New England Political Science Association Meeting, April 1997.
"Nations, Empires or Democracies? Tocqueville, Mill and the American Puzzle." Paper presented at the Northeastern Political Science Association Meeting, November 1996.
"Book Review: Thomas Paine: Apostle of Liberty by Jack Fruchtman." Journal of the Early Republic 15.3 (1996): 515-516.
"Thomas Paine: The Prophet of Liberal Nationalism?" Presented at the Northeast Political Science Association Meeting, November, 1995.
"Popular Memory, Imagination and Forgetfulness: Thomas Paine on the Technology of Prophecy." presented at the Western Political Science Association Meeting, March 1995.
"Law, Ethnicity and Patriotism: The Constitutional Nationalism of the Federalists." Paper presented at the Northeast Political Science Association meeting, November 11, 1994.
"Constitutionalism versus Cosmopolitanism: The Federalist Myths of the Nation." Paper presented at the Southern Political Science Association Meeting, November 5, 1994.
"Competing Organizations and Congressional Oversight of Defense Programs: The Case Study of the B-2 Bomber." Paper presented at the Northeast International Studies Association meeting, November, 1992.
"Alexis de Tocqueville on Citizenship, Morality and Religion in Commercial Democracy." M.A thesis, Rutgers University, 1990.
"The Religious Right and the Neoconservatives."
B.A. honors thesis, Whitman College, 1986.
"Patriots and Prophets: American Nationalism in International Society." Ph.D. Dissertation, August, 1994. Explored the mytho-religious aspects of the idea of "the American nation" as it evolved from the Puritan colonists to the debates on Constitutional ratification to the end of the Cold War. Dissertation Committee: Wilson Carey McWilliams, Benjamin R. Barber, Peter Dennis Bathory and John H. Schaar.
SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY
Member, Youth State of Democracy
Board, Office of the Secretary of the State, Hartford Connecticut.
Democratic Ward Committee, New Haven, CT. 1998- present.
Election Night Analyst, WELI Radio, New Haven, 1999, 1998, 1997.
Downtown Evening Soup Kitchen, New Haven Connecticut.
Community Developers Local Policy Committee, First and Summerfield United Methodist Church
Volunteer Canoe Guide for New Haven Schoolchildren, City of New Haven Riverkeeper Program, Quinnipiac River, 1998
Moderator, "Americans Talk Social Security" Citizen-Student Forum, Yale University, November 7, 1998.
Moderator, "QC Forum: A Conversation with Lt. Governor Jodi Rell." Broadcast October 1997
Weekly Political Analyst, Radio station WELI, New Haven, CT, 1996-1997.
Assistant Youth Minister, Hamden Plains Methodist Church, Hamden, CT, 1995-present.
Organizer, "Debate Watch 1996." October 6, 1996
Organizer, "QC Forum: Women Running For Office," Broadcast October 18, 1996.