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Patrizia Longo  |  Interests  |  Scholarship  |  Service  

Education:

  • Ph.D. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1989
    Dissertation: "The Statue of Glaucus. Rousseau's Political Quest for Authenticity".
  • M.A. Political Science, University of California, Berkeley, 1984
  • B.A. Political Science & European History, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1983
  • B.A. Languages [Italian, English, German], Scuola Superiore per Interprete Traduttori, Florence (Italy), 1980

Teaching Experience:

  • Department of Politics, Saint Mary's College of California (September 1991 - Present)
  • Department of Political Science California State University, Hayward (1991 - 1991)
    "Early Modern Political Thought"
  • U. C. Berkeley Department of Italian (1987 - 1989)
    Italian 1, Italian 2, Italian 3, and Italian 4
  • Teaching Assistant - Dept. of Political Science at U.C. Berkeley (1984 - 1988)
  • Instructor of Italian, Translator, and Interpreter - Berlitz School of Languages (Jenkintown, Pennsylvania) (1981 - 1983)

Other Experience:

  • Translator/Interpreter in Italian for American Translators International - Stanford, CA (1984)
  • Assistant - Praxis International (1983)
    Assistant for Mihailo Markovic and Richard Bernstein, editors, Praxis International: editing and translation of a paper by Umberto Cerroni for the April 1983 issue (Vol.3, No.1)
  • Research Assistant - University of Pennsylvania (1982 - 1983)
    Research Assistant for Professor Emeritus Jerre Mangione (Department of English, University of Pennsylvania): Research on Italian Immigration to America

Awards:

  • Womens Studies Alumnae Faculty of the Year Award - Saint Mary's College (May 2005)
  • Oxford Round Table on womens rights and gender discrimination in education and the workplace (by invitation/nomination only) - Oxford University, UK (August 2003)
  • Dean Thomas Earl Brown Faculty Award - (2003)

Grants:

  • Learn-and-Serve grant - Princeton University/Bonner Foundation (2006)
    Grant to develop community-based research in courses (three-year grant)
  • NEH Grant - (2001)
    Participate at a Summer Seminar at Columbia University's School of International and Public Affairs in New York entitled "Supranationalism: The Ethics of Global Governance" (June 4-July 13) [Directed by Dr. Joel Rosenthal and Dr. Tony Lang, the Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs]
  • NEH Grant - (1996)
    Participate at a Summer Seminar in Sociology at Boston University: "Morality and Society" (June 8-August 3) [Director: Dr. Alan Wolfe]
  • Irvine Grant Workshop - (1994)
  • NEH grant - (1993)
    Participate at a Summer Institute in Philosophy at U.C. Berkeley, "Knowledge, Teaching and Wisdom" (Directed by Dr. Nicholas Smith and Dr. Keith Lehrer)
  • Irvine Grant Workshop - (1993)
    1993:(Topic: "Teaching and Learning in a Multicultural Context" 1992:(Topic: "Multiculturalism at St Mary's College")

Honor:

  • Distinction in academic and professional career - St Mary's College (1992)
    Honored by the Dean of the School of Liberal Arts for distinction in academic and professional career in the academic year 1991-1992 (Seventh Annual Reception, November 11, 1992)

Presentations:

Selected Presentations

  • Service-Learning in the Curriculum. Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Conference of the Association of American Colleges and Universities, Long Beach
    (2004)
  • Italian Feminism: Past, Present, and Future. Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA,
    August 28-31, 2003
    (2003)
  • The Globalization of Care: Kants Cosmopolitanism and Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers.. Longo, Patrizia and Sarvasy, Wendy (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA,
    August 29-September 1, 2002
    (2002)
  • "Cosmopolitanism and Feminism: A Partnership beyond Borders". Longo, Patrizia and Sarvasy, Wendy (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Long Beach, CA
    March 22-25, 2001
    (2001)
  • "Women Without Borders: A Relational View of Immigration and Citizenship" (Approaching a New Millennium: Lessons From the Past-Prospects For the Future). Longo, Patrizia
    Seventh Conference of the International Society for the Study of European Ideas, Bergen, Norway
    August 14-18, 2000
    (2000)
  • "The Feminization of Immigration in Italy". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Twentieth Annual Conference of the American Association For Italian Studies, New York,
    (April 13-15, 2000)
    (2000)
  • "Jeans, Miniskirts, and Parity: Redefining Citizenship for the New Millennium". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Re-Thinking Citizenship: Critical Perspectives for the 21st Century, University of Leeds, UK,
    (June 29-30, 1999)
    (1999)
  • "Social Citizenship and Parity in Italy". Longo, Patrizia (paper)
    International Conference on Women Transforming the Public, University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
    (April 23-25. 1999)
    (1999)
  • "Sexual Difference and Parity: The Italian Case". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Seattle, WA
    (March 25-27, 1999)
    (1999)
  • "Engendering Democracy". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Tucson, AZ
    (March 13-16, 1997)
    (1997)
  • "Learning a New Dance: A Perspective on Social Change". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA
    (August 29 - September 1, 1996).
    (1996)
  • "Reframing Our Social Reality: A Contemporary Utopia". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Utopian Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada,
    (October 19-22, 1995)
    (1995)
  • "...and Thales Fell into a Pit: A Feminist Critique of Epistemology". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Utopian Studies Conference, Toronto, Canada,
    (November 1993).
    (1993)
  • "Plato and the Modern Technological Myth". Longo, Patrizia
    Annual Utopian Studies Conference, Baltimore,
    (November 19-23, 1992)
    (1992)
  • "The Foundation of the Greek Polis. Apogee and Crisis". Longo, Patrizia
    Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Washington, D.C.,
    (August 29-September 1, 1991)
    (1991)
  • "Rousseau and the Postmodern Syndrome". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Seattle, WA,
    (March 20-23, 1991)
    (1991)
  • "Marx's Utopia of Double Reality. A Critique". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, Lexington, Kentucky,
    (November 1990)
    (1990)
  • "Utopia or Paradox? Rousseau's Dream of a True Democracy". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Third International Conference on Utopian Studies, Rome, Caserta, and Reggio Calabria, Italy,
    (May 1989)
    (1989)

Lecture

  • Community-based learning:Theories and Practices of Justice. Longo, Patrizia (invited, panel or forum member)
    Panel on community-based research and service learning
    (March 2007)
  • Is a Kinder, Peaceful World Possible?. Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    Speakers series at the Jewish Community Center in Walnut Creek, CA
    (November 2002)

Paper presentation

  • Theories of Justice and the Right to Food. Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    WPSA, Hollywood, CA
    (March 2013)
  • Community-Based Research and Food Democracy: The Urban Farmers Project at Saint Mary's College of California. Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, University of Montana, Missoula
    (June 12, 2011)
  • Is Food a Commodity?. Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN
    (June 01, 2010)
  • Common Tables and Democratic Solidarity. Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    (“Informing Possibilities for the Future of Food and Agriculture”—Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, Penn State Conference Center, State College, PA
    (May 28, 2010)
  • Food and Democracy—A Critique of use-value and exchange value in Aristotle and Marx. Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    WPSA, San Francisco, CA
    (March 30, 2010)
  • Citizenship and the Global Polity. Longo, Patrizia (primary presenter, panel or forum member)
    The Aspen Institute—Wye Faculty Seminar, Queenstown, Maryland
    (July 19, 2008)
  • "From Service-Learning to Community-Based Research Courses". Longo, Patrizia (paper, primary presenter)
    APSA Teaching and Learning Annual Conference
    Presented a paper and led discussion on teaching community-based research courses
    (February 22, 2008)
  • "Gender and Empire Revisited". Longo, Patrizia (paper)
    Gender Unbound -- Conference at Keele University, UK,
    (July 2007)
  • Gender and Empire. Longo, Patrizia (paper)
    Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association
    (March 2006)
  • Mentoring and Role Modeling for Women in Medicine. Longo, Patrizia (paper, co-author)
    Annual Conference of the Massachusetts Surgical Society, Boston, MA
    Paper co-authored and co-presented with Clifford J. Straehley, M.D.
    (June 09, 2005)
  • Feminism and Nonviolence: A Relational Model of Citizenship. Longo, Patrizia (paper)
    First Annual Gandhian Nonviolence Conference
    (October 2004)

Roundtable discussion

  • "Power Matters: Reshaping Agendas through Womens Leadership". Longo, Patrizia (invited, panel or forum member)
    National Council for Research on Womens Annual Conference
    Over 350 scholars and activists came together at this conference to discuss the reshaping of agendas, across a number of issue areas, such as security issues, war and empire, economic rights, work discrimination, girls and leadership, gender violence, transnational networks, etc.
    (June 2005)

Sabbatical lecture/presntation

  • Through a gender lens: Invasive procedures and masculine metaphors in surgery and foreign policy". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture, invited)
    (November 2005)

Publications:

  • Longo, Patrizia. July 13, 2013. Common Tables and Democratic Solidarity, Theory in Action , vol. 6, issue 3, Transformative Studies Institute
  • Longo, Patrizia and Straehley, Clifford. March 2008. Whack! I've Hit the Glass Ceiling! Women's Efforts to Gain Status in Surgery, Gender Medicine., vol. 5, issue 1, pg.88-100
  • Longo, Patrizia. February 2008. Breaking the Iron Wall: Decommodification and Immigrant Women's Labor in Canada," by Habiba Zaman, Journal of Women, Politics and Policy, eds. and Hartmann, Heidi and Hardy-Fanta, Carol
  • Longo, Patrizia and Straehley, Clifford J. April 2006. "Family Issues Affecting Women in Medicine", The American Journal of Surgery, issue 192, pg.695
  • Longo, Patrizia and Straehley, Clifford. April 2006. Mentoring Women in Medicine, Connections: The Journal of the Association of Women Surgeons, vol. 12, issue 2
  • Longo, Patrizia and Straehley, Clifford J. March 2006. Engendered Surgery", Against the Current, vol. XXI, issue 1, pg.24, Center for Changes
  • Longo, Patrizia and Straehley, Clifford J. March 2006. "Mentoring Women in Medicine", Connections, vol. 12, issue 2, pg.5, Association of Women Surgeons
  • Longo, Patrizia. "The Globalization of Care: Kants Cosmopolitanism and Filipina Migrant Domestic Workers.." International Feminist Journal of Politics 6.3 (2004)
  • Longo, Patrizia. "Revisiting the Equality/Difference Debate: Redefining Citizenship for the New Millennium." Citizenship Studies 5.3 (2001)
  • Longo, Patrizia and Gioscia, Laura. ""Repensando la ciudadania" ("Rethinking Citizenship"),." Revista Uruguaya de Ciencia Politica 9 (1998)
  • Longo, Patrizia. ""Rousseau's Dream of a True Democracy: Utopia or Paradox?"." Spazialit e Temporaneit nell'Utopia, (1992)
  • Longo, Patrizia. "The Statue of Glaucus. Rousseau's Modern Quest For Authenticity." (1991)
  • Longo, Patrizia and Cerroni, Umberto. ""The Problem of Democracy in Mass Society"." 3.1 (1983): 34-53
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