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James P. Bennett

Associate Professor Emeritus, Political Science

James_Bennett

Contact Information
jbennett@maxwell.syr.edu

405B Maxwell Hall
(315) 443-1749

Degree

Ph.D., Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1978

Specialties

International relations theory

Personal Website

http://faculty.maxwell.syr.edu/jbennett/index.html

Courses

Theories of International Relations
International Negotiations  

Publications

"Clash of Culture or Clash of Language?" Journal of Social Affairs 19, forthcoming 2002.

"Generative Possibilities of International Politics Simulations with Few, Heterogeneous Multi-Level Thinking Agents," Conference on Agent-Based Modeling in the Social Sciences, Graduate Institute of International Studies, University of Geneva, 8-11 November, 2001.

"Knapsack Allocation of Multiple Resources in Benefit-Cost Analysis by Way of the Analytic Hierarchy Process," James P. Bennett and Thomas L. Saaty, Mathematical and Computational Modeling 17 (1993), 55-72

"Reasoning and Intelligibility in Computational Models of Politics," Artificial Intelligence and International Politics, with Stuart J. Thorson, V. Hudson, ed., Praeger, 1990. 

Research Interests

Conflict management in Southeastern Europe
Comparative expansions of the European Union
International negotiation, especially negotiators’ language
Exploratory data analysis 

Research Projects

(1) “Deterrence and its Afterthoughts,” monograph on the evolution of strategic thought after the end of the Cold War

(2) “Social Democracy in Turkey,” explorations of the prospects for and consequences of institutionalizing a social democratic viewpoint in Turkish politics