Patrizia Longo

Overview

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School of Liberal Arts » Politics
School of Liberal Arts » Women's and Gender Studies
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On sabbatical January and spring 2017

Office
Garaventa - 215

Office Hours: Fall 2017
T TH 8:30-9:40 and by Appointment

Contact:
Phone: 4140
Fax: 631-2411
Email: plongo@stmarys-ca.edu
Mail: P.O. Box 4730

Curriculum Vitae: 

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 Interpreti e Traduttori, Florence (Italy), 1980

Professional Experience

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

Courses Taught

Recently Taught:

  • Food Politics
  • Gender Politics
  • Politics and Race
  • Theories of Justice
  • Introduction of Political Thought
  • Theories of Nonviolence
  • Introduction to Women's Studies
  • Italian 1, 2, 3 and 4
  • Modern Political Thought
  • Collegiate Seminar

Regularly Taught:

  • Gender Politics, Theories of Justice, Food Politics, Politics and Race, Introduction to Political Thought

Service

College and Community Service:

  • Committee Member on Core Curriculum (Common Good and Community Engagement) (2012-13)
  • Member of the UEPC (2010-13)
  • 2011 Faculty representative of SMC Slow Food Chapter

  • 2009-  Member of the Agriculture, Food and Human Values Society (AFHVS) and of the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS)
  •  2009-   Member of Slow Food USA

  • March 2007               Lecture on community-based learning at Notre Dame University

  • November 2005        Sabbatical presentation: “Through a ‘gender lens’: Invasive procedures and masculine metaphors in surgery and foreign policy"
  •  2005-08       Faculty Representative of the School of Liberal Arts on the College Academic Senate

  • 2001 - 2002  Program Chair, "Ecological and Transformational Politics" (American Political Science Association) for the 88th Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Boston, MA, Aug. 28-31, 2002.
  • Discussant on APSA and WPSA panels
    Western Political Science Association Committee on the Status of Women in the Profession.
    (1999 - 2001)
  • Faculty Representative of the School of Liberal Arts on the College Academic Senate.
    (1999 - 2002)
  • Member of the Women's Studies Executive Board
    (1999 - 2002)
  • Co-ordinator of the Bay Area Women in Political Science (BAWPS)
    (1996 - 1996)
  • Member of Editorial Advisory Board for the Collegiate Press for the evaluation of The New World of Politics
    (1995 - 1995)
  • Member of the Advisory Board for the Women's Studies Program at Saint Mary's College.
    (1993 - 1997)
  • Bay Area Convener for the Conference for the Study of Political Thought (CSPT)
    (1989 - 1991)

Organizations:

  • American Association of University Women
  • American Association of University Professors
  • Women's Caucus of the American Political Science Association
  • Society of Utopian Studies
  • American Political Science Association
  • Western Political Science Association
  • Bay Area Women in Political Science

Presentations

Selected Presentations

"Citizens' empowerment through food democracy and food justice"-- Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, University of Toronto, Canada, June 22-25, 2016

"Women, Tradition and Revolution in Jordan"--Scholarly Seminar in Amman, Jordan, May 28-June 8, 2016

" Food justice and sustainability: a new revolution"--Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of Sustainability of Well-being” International Forum: "Food for sustainability and not just food", Florence, Italy, SWIF, June 2015.

  • "Theories of Justice and the Right to Food"-- Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, Hollywood, CA, March 27-30, 2013.

  • "Community-Based Research and Food Democracy: The Urban Farmers Project at Saint Mary's College of California"--Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, University of Montana, Missoula, MT, June 8-12, 2011.

  •  “Is Food a Commodity?”— Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, University of Indiana, Bloomington, IN, June 1-4, 2010.

  • “Food and Democracy—A Critique of use-value and exchange value in Aristotle and Marx”—Annual Meeting of the Western Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA, March 31-April 4, 2010.
  •  “Common Tables and Democratic Solidarity” (“Informing Possibilities for the Future of Food and Agriculture”—Joint Annual Meeting of AFHVS and ASFS, May 28-31, 2009, Penn State Conference Center, State College, PA)

  • “Citizenship and the Global Polity” (The Aspen Institute—Wye Faculty Seminar, Queenstown, Maryland, July 19-25, 2008)
  • “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: Kant’s 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".
    Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA
    (August 29 - September 1, 1996).
  • "Reframing Our Social Reality: A Contemporary Utopia". Longo, Patrizia
    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)
  • "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)
  • "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)
  • "Marx's Utopia of Double Reality. A Critique". Longo, Patrizia (talk, speech or lecture)
    Annual Conference on Utopian Studies, Lexington, Kentucky,(November 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)

Lectures

  • 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)
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Roundtable discussions

  • "Power Matters: Reshaping Agendas through Women’s Leadership". Longo, Patrizia (invited, panel or forum member)
    National Council for Research on Women’s 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 and Ganote, Cynthia. 2014. "Education for Social Transformation: Infusing Feminist Ethics and Critical Pedagogy into Community-Based Research." Forthcoming in Critical Sociology.
  • 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: Kant’s 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?"." Spazialità e Temporaneità 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

Honors, Awards & Grants

Honors: 
  • 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)
Awards: 
  • Women’s Studies Alumnae Faculty of the Year Award - Saint Mary's College (May 2005)
  • Oxford Round Table on women’s 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")

Interests

Scholarly Interests: 

Interests

  • Contemporary democratic theory, Politics and Gender, Food Politics, Politics and Race, Animal Rights
  • During my free time I enjoy training dogs; walking/hiking with my husband and my dogs; traveling; dancing; and going to the gym.