Kenneth A. Rodman (Ken)
William R. Cotter Distinguished Teaching Professor of Government
5310 Mayflower Hill
Waterville, Maine 04901-8853
On Sabbatical 2019-20
Areas of Expertise
- Business-government relations in foreign policy
- Economic sanctions
- U.S. foreign policy
- The United Nations
- Nuclear weapons proliferation
- General international relations
- International Criminal Justice and Conflict Resolution
Sanctity versus Sovereignty: The United States and the Nationalization of Natural Resource Investments (New York: Columbia University Press, 1988).
Sanctions Beyond Borders: Multinational Corporations and U.S. Economic Statecraft (Boulder: Rowman & Littlefield, 2001).
"Bargaining With The Instruments of Statecraft: Multinational Corporations and U.S. Economic Sanctions Against Nicaragua and Libya" Business and the Contemporary World, 2:4 (Summer 1990), pp. 66-78.
"Justice as a Dialogue between Law and Politics: Embedding the International Criminal Court in Conflict Management and Peacebuilding." Journal of International Criminal Justice 12:2 (July 2014), pp. 437-469.
"When Justice Leads, Does Politics Follow?: The Realist Limits of Prosecutorial Agency in Marginalizing War Criminals," 17:1 Journal of International Criminal Justice (March 2019), pp. 13-44.
CHAPTERS IN EDITED VOLUMES
Markets, Sovereignty, and International Regime Change: Constraints on Nationalization Strategies in Peru and Jamaica," in William P. Avery & David P. Rapkin, eds., Markets, Politics, and Change in the Global Political Economy, Yearbook of International Political Economy: Volume 4 (Boulder: Lynne Rienner, 1989), pp. 127-149.
"Sanctity versus Sovereignty" in Theodore H. Moran, ed., Governments and Transnational Corporations, United Nations Library on Transnational Corporations: Volume 7 (London & New York: Routledge, 1993), pp. 137-152. Reprint of the Conclusion to Sanctity versus Sovereignty.
"The ICC and Transitional Justice: Should the Prosecutor Exercise His Discretion in the Interests of Peace?” in Roel de Lange, ed., Aspects of Transitional Justice and Human Rights (Nijmegen, The Netherlands: Wolf Legal Publishers, 2007), pp. 5-18.
“Is Peace in the Interests of Justice? The Case for Broad Prosecutorial Discretion at the International Criminal Court,” in Karen Mingst and Jack Snyder, Essential Readings in World Politics, 4th edition (New York: W.W. Norton, 2010), pp 274-292. – Originally published in the Leiden Journal of International Law.
"International Criminal Justice," “The Duty to Prosecute,” The Peace versus Justice Debate,” “The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia,” and “The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda,” in Deen Chaterjee, ed., Encyclopedia of Global Justice (Berlin: Springer, 2011), pp. 284-287, 549-546, 824-827.
“Justice is Interventionist: The Political Sources of the Judicial Reach of the Special Court for Sierra Leone,” in Meernik, Rothe, and Bohlander, eds., The Realities of International Criminal Justice (Martnus Nijhoff, 2013) – originally published in the International Criminal Law Review.
"Pacting the Law within Politics: Lessons for the International Criminal Court’s First Investigations.” in Peter Malcontent, ed., Facing the Past: Amending Historical Injustices through Instruments of Transitional Justice (Antwerp: Intersentia, 2016), pp. 91-114.
Oran Young, International Cooperation: Building Regimes for Natural Resources and the Environment. American Political Science Review 84:2 (June 1990), pp. 726-727.
Lisa Martin, Coercive Cooperation: Explaining Multilateral Economic Sanctions in American Political Science Review 87:4 (Dec. 1993), pp. 1056-57.
Robert Massie, Loosing the Bonds: The United States and South Africa in the Apartheid Years, Ethics and International Affairs 13 (March 1999), pp. 278-280.
Rough Justice: The International Criminal Court in a World of Power Politics, David Bosco (New York: Oxford University Press, 2014), Ethics & International Affairs 29.03 (2015): 348-350.
"When Justice Leads, Does Politics Follow? The Realist Limits of Stigmatizing War Criminals Through International Prosecution," Western Political Science Association, San Diego, California, 26 March 2016. Revised Version Presented at the CEEISA-ISA Joint Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 25 June 2016.
"From Ford-Canada to Helms-Burton: The Domestic Politics of Canadian-American Disputes over Extraterritorial Sanctions," Northeast International Studies Association, Philadelphia, November 13-15, 1997.
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