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Nicklaus L. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Dec 15, 2014

Nicklaus L.

   United States
  |   Belchertown, MA
  |  9:28 am Local Time

Overview

I am a political science Ph.D.looking to expand the public's understanding of international politics, either through higher education or policy analysis and advocacy. The evolution of political institutions is rooted deeply in history and culture, and the form those institutions take provoke different reactions from the populations that live with them, whether we are talking about electoral politics in the post-Soviet space or the development of international institutions. My goal is to examine these processes and present them to a wide...

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International Relations
Politics
Political Science

Employment

Freelance
Specialist Academic Editor
2014 - Present
I provide editing services for academic publications and scholars in the humanities and social sciences. Depending on a client's needs, I can perform light or heavy copyediting, style and reference...
Keene State College
Lecturer
2013 - 2014
o Designed and taught undergraduate courses in comparative politics and international relations, including American Foreign Policy, comparative regime types, Global Politics, and Comparative...
University of Massachusetts
Graduate Student/Teaching Associate
2007 - 2013
o Designed and taught undergraduate courses in comparative politics, international relations, American politics, and research methods, including Comparative Politics, World Politics, and...
University of Massachusetts Amherst
Research Assistant
2008 - 2008
o Conducted research on democratic transitions in Western Europe and during the Third Wave of Democratization in the 1970s-1990s. o Coded and managed private wiki to aggregate research
University of Maine
Research Assistant
2006 - 2006
o Conducted research on polling leading up to the 1948 US Presidential Election o Located and organized research materials in archives and microfilm collections
University of Maine
Administrative Assistant
2005 - 2006
o Assisted in planning and scheduling monthly breakfast talks for local professionals and scholars at the Bangor Foreign Policy Forum
Maine Department of Labor
Associate Policy Analyst
2005 - 2005
o Analyzed state labor policies for compliance with 1998 Workforce Investment Act o Conducted research on state minimum policies and women's employment patterns o Drafted policy memos on the...

Education

University of Maine
BA
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University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.)
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