Faculty Profile-Andrew Kolin



Dr. Andrew Kolin

Political Science

Office: 140C Bogel Hall
Phone: (716) 649-7900 ext. 403
Email: akolin@hilbert.edu
Fax: (716) 649-0702


Educational Background & Biography
    Bachelor of Arts, Lehman College, City University of New York, 1978 
    M.A., City University Graduate Center, 1985
    PhD, City University Graduate Center, 1991  
    All degrees were in political science.
             The Ethical Foundations of Hume’s Theory of Government (New York: Peter Lang, 1992)
             One Family: Before and During the Holocaust (Maryland: University Press of America,  
             State Structure and Genocide (Maryland: Rowman & Littlefield, 2008)
             State Power and Democracy: Before and during the Presidency of G.W. Bush 
             [Palgrave/Macmillian, 2011]
             Conference Papers
             “The American Police State,” Midwest Political Science     
             Association, April 2009, Chicago
             “Problems of Second Generation Literature,” 32nd Annual Scholars Conference on the 
             Holocaust and the Churches, March 2002
            “The Importance of Memory” at “New Perspectives on the Shoah and the Third Reich,” 
            University of Wisconsin at LaCrosse, November 2000
            “From Genocide to the Holocaust: Turkey, Russia, Germany” National American
            Political Science Association meeting, Summer 1995
            “The Foundations of Hume’s Political Economy,” Pennsylvania Political Science
            Association, April 1992
            Citations of Published Research          
            Chinedu Eke, "Darfur: Coverage of a Genocide by Three Major U.S.
            TV Networks on their Evening News," International Journal of Media
            and Cultural Politics, Vol. 4, No. 3 Fall 2008, pp. 279-282
            Kenneth Merrill, "Historical Dictionary of Hume's Philosophy,"
            (Maryland: Scarecrow Press, 2008), p. 351
            Sharon Krause, “Hume and the False Luster of Justice,” 
            Political Theory Vol. 32, No. 5 October, 2004, p. 652
            M. Kuehn, Eine Unterschuchung Uber Die Prinzipien der Moral (Germany: Felix Meiner
            Verlag) 2003, p. 205
           Jose Tasset The Ethics and Passion: A Study of the Moral and Political Philosophy of
           David Hume (Coruna: Universidade de Caruna, 1999) p. 280        
           Claudia Schmidt, David Hume: Reason in History
           (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2003) p. 489
           Stanley Tweyman, David Hume (New York: Routledge, 1995) p. 318

           Alex Alvarez "Genocidal Crimes" [ Routledge, New York, 2010 ] page 30
           Reviews of Published Research
           On State Structure and Genocide: Maarten Van Voorst in Journal of Genocide Research
           Vol. 11, No. 2, June 2009 pp. 394-395
           On One Family: Zoe Waxman Journal of Modern Jewish Studies Volume 3 November
           2004, pp. 337-340


"Journal Of Theory, Culture and Society.  Evaluation of Manuscript for Spring 2010
Courses: (past/present)
         American Government
         Introduction to Politics
         Civil Liberties
         Mass Media
         Constitutional Law
         State and Local Government
         U.S. Foreign Policy
         Public Policy
  Political Theory
        Ancient to Modern
        Feminist Political Thought
        American Political Thought
        Political Trials
  Comparative and International
      The Holocaust
      Human Rights and Global Politics
      Police States
Hilbert Committees:
            Standing Committees:
             Academic Standards
             Faculty Research Committee
             Faculty Handbook Committee
            Ad Hoc Committees:
             Professional Development
             Faculty Subcommittee on Governance
             Middle States Self-Study Group
Hilbert Activities:
            College-Wide Talks:
            Was Oscar Schindler a Hero? 
            The Importance of Shared Governance
            Interdisciplinary Forum on Terrorism
            Honors Panel on Forgiveness of Nazi Perpetrators
Professional Affiliations:
            American Political Science Association
            Northeast Association of Pre-Law Advisors