Research Links

TOWSON UNIVERSITY LIBRARY SOURCES:

This link sends you to the TU Librarian for political science and international studies. Under Class Resources, Ms. Nixon has many, many useful sites. www.towson.edu/~sara/

INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

United Nations main web page — www.un.org

– links to everything involving the UN, such as General Assembly Resolutions, the Security Council, the Economic and Social Council

REGIONAL ORGANIZATIONS:

Africa:

Americas:

Asia:

  • Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation forum (APEC) — www.apec.org

Europe:

INTERNATIONAL NON-GOVERNMENTAL ORGANIZATIONS (NGOs), THINK TANKS AND RESEARCH GROUPS:

MEDIA SOURCES (all in English):

OTHER USEFUL SOURCES:

TOWSON UNIVERSITY PROFESSORS:

Feel free to email or call any of these professors for advice, research help, and suggestions for your work as part of the Model UN. All are aware that you may be contacting them about this project, and all have some experience and research help that they can provide. Their regional specialties are listed along with email addresses and office phone numbers.

POLITICAL ECONOMY:

         – international economic issues across the world; Economic and Social Committee

INTERNATIONAL LAW:

         – international legal issues; Law Committee

SECURITY/NATO:

ENVIRONMENT:

AFRICA:

            410-704-2852

ASIA:

  • Dr. Matthew Hoddie – mhoddie@towson.edu 410-704-2953

        – Asia, China, international economic issues

        – east Asia, China

CENTRAL AND SOUTH AMERICA:

        – modern Latin American history

EUROPE:

        – France, modern European history

       – specialty in European foreign policy, European Union, Russia, Germany, Eastern Europe

       – Russia, former Soviet states

        – specialty in Southeastern Europe, ethnic groups

MIDDLE EAST:

For Model UN Training day in November, the following professors did your regional presentations:

  • Asia – Dr. Hoddie
  • Africa – Dr. Durington
  • Europe: Dr. Rudolph
  • Latin America – Dr. Pineo
  • Middle East – Dr. Katz