Gizachew Tiruneh

Gizachew Tiruneh

Associate Professor

gtiruneh@uca.edu

Irby Hall, #217H

(501) 450-5690

 

EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND:

Curriculum Vita

Ph.D., Political Science, Binghamton University, SUNY, 2001

M.B.A., Computer Information Systems, Baruch College, CUNY, 1993

B.A., Finance and Investments, Baruch College, CUNY, 1988

 

COURSES:

Introduction to Political Science

Introduction to International Relations

Statistical Methods for Political Analysis

Governments & Politics of Africa

Governments & Politics of the Middle East

Dynamics of Democratization

International Political Economy & Globalization

 

RECENT PUBLICATIONS:

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2009. “Determinants of Adult HIV/AIDS Prevalence in Africa: Do Cultural Variations Matter?” Midsouth Political Science Review. vol. 10: pp. 103-124.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2008. When is Democracy Normal? The Relation to Demography, Market Economy, and Globalization. Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2008. "Can Africa Tap the Benefits of Economic Development?" Current Politics and Economics of Africa, vol. 1(1), pp. 47-60.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2008. "Democracy," In International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd edition. William A. Darity, editor-in-chief. Macmillan. pp. 272-276.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2008. "Political Power," In International Encyclopedia of Social Sciences, 2nd edition. William A. Darity, editor-in-chief. Macmillan. pp. 415-417.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2007. "Does Attendance Enhance Political Science Grades?" Journal of Political Science Education, vol. 3(3): pp. 265-276.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2006. "Regime Type and Economic Growth in Africa: A Cross-National Analysis," Social Science Journal, vol. 43(1): pp. 3-18.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2004. "Towards Normal Democracy: Theory and Prediction," Journal of Social, Political, and Economic Studies, vol. 29(4): pp. 470-489.

Tiruneh, Gizachew. 2004. "Democratic Development in Botswana and Tunisia," Journal of Contemporary African Studies, vol. 22(1): pp. 13-28.

 

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