William I. Brustein

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William I. Brustein

William I. Brustein is Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs and Professor of Sociology, Political Science, and History at The Ohio State University. He is responsible for integrating international and multicultural experiences within the academic units and expanding the university's global reach."[1][2] Previously, he was the Associate Provost for International Affairs and Director of International Programs and Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[3] Brustein has spent much of his administrative career focused on international education and building international partnerships."[4] He has published widely in the areas of political extremism and ethnic/religious/racial prejudice.

Education[edit]

Professional Service[edit]

Brustein currently holds the positions of Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs; Professor of Sociology, Political Science and History; and President, OSU Global Gateways; all at The Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio.[8][9] Throughout his career, he held many positions as both director and scholar in the field of International Studies. Brustein served as the Associate Provost for International Affairs at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign from 2007 to 2009,[10] as well as Alumni Professor of International Studies and Professor of Sociology, Political Science and History for the same institution during that time period.[11] He has also served as President of the Association of International Education Administrators (2007-2008),[12] a Fellow at the Center for the Study of Poverty and Inequality at Stanford University (2006–present),[13] Director of the University Center for International Studies at the University of Pittsburgh (2001-2006),[14] and a Visiting Scholar at the London School of Economics and Political Science (1999) and the Freie Universität in Berlin (1989).[15]

On May 8, 2012, Brustein was elected chair of the Senior International Officers of the Committee for Institutional Cooperation.[16] He is also currently working with the Board of Directors of Columbus 2020[17] and the Indo-American Chamber of Commerce,[18] and serving on the Boards of the Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc,[19] the Columbus Council on World Affairs,[20] and Columbus Sister Cities International.[21] Past professional service positions include Chair of the International Education Leadership Knowledge Community (2010);[22] President of the Association of International Education Administrators (2007-2008);[23] and Chair of the Academic Affairs Committee, Commission on International Programs, National Association of State Universities and Land-Grant Colleges (2005-2010).[24] Brustein also has served on the Editorial Boards of Social Science History (1994-1997), Journal of Studies in International Education (2004-2008) and Sociological Forum (2006–present).[25]

Honors and Awards[edit]

In February 2013, Brustein was awarded the Charles Klasek Award for outstanding service to the field of international education administration by the Association of International Education Administrators.[26]

His scholarly work has earned him academic honors, including the afore-mentioned Alumni Professor of International Studies at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.[27] Brustein was named a University of Utah Faculty Fellow (1984-1985), a Fulbright Fellow (1988-1989),[28] and the McKnight Distinguished University Professor at the University of Minnesota (2000).[29] He was elected to the Sociological Research Association in 1996.[30] He also has been recognized in Marquis Who’s Who in the World, in America, and in American Education.[31]

Brustein also has received a Morse Amoco Award for Outstanding Contributions to Higher Education (1993-1994), a University College/Continuing Education Distinguished Teaching award (1996), and admittance into the Academy of Distinguished Teachers (1998), all from the University of Minnesota.[32] He was recognized by the University of Utah with the College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Superior Teaching Award in 1987.

Publications[edit]

Books[edit]

Brustein has published widely in the areas of political extremism and ethnic/religious/racial prejudice.[33] His 1996 book The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party, 1925-1933 was the winner of the 1997 James S. Coleman Distinguished Contribution to Rational-Choice Scholarship from the American Sociological Association, Rational-Choice Section.[34] His publications include:

  • The Socialism of Fools?: Leftist Origins of Modern Anti-Semitism (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press), under contract.
  • Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe Before the Holocaust (Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press), 2003. ISBN 0521774780[35]
  • The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party, 1925-1933 (New Haven: Yale University Press), 1996. ISBN 0300074328
  • The Social Origins of Political Regionalism: France, 1849 to 1981 (Berkeley: University of California Press), 1988. ISBN 0520061551

Articles, Chapters, Essays[edit]

Brustein has authored over 50 articles, chapters and essays, the most recent of which include:

  • “The Nazi Movement,” Encyclopedia of Social and Political Movements, edited by David Snow, Donatella della Porta, Bert Klandermans, and Doug McAdam, forthcoming.
  • “Using Global Gateway Offices as a Model for Expanding International Partnerships,” Developing Strategic International Partnerships: Models for Initiating and Sustaining Innovative Institutional Linkages, edited by Susan B. Sutton and Daniel Obst, New York: Institute of International Education, 2011, chapter 7 (with Maureen E. Miller).[36]
  • “European Antisemitism Before the Holocaust and the Roots of Nazism,” The Routledge History of the Holocaust, edited by Jonathan C. Friedman, London and New York: Routledge, 2011, pp. 18–29.
  • “Future Directions for Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs: Creativity and Competence for Facing Global Challenges,” International and Language Education for a Global Future: Fifty Years of U.S. Title VI and Fulbright-Hays Programs, edited by David S. Wiley and Robert S. Glew, East Lansing, Michigan State University Press, 2010, pp. 341–353.
  • “It Takes an Entire Institution: A Blueprint for the Global University,” The Handbook of Practice and Research in Study Abroad: Higher Education and the Quest for Global Citizenship, edited by Ross Lewin, London: Routledge, 2009, chapter 15.[37]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "International at Ohio State". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  2. ^ "College 'Embassies' Advance Their Interests Abroad". The Chronicle of Higher Education. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  3. ^ "Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  4. ^ "Guru Mantra: William Brustein, Ohio State University". Dr.Education. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  5. ^ "Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  6. ^ "Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  7. ^ "Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  8. ^ "Vice Provost for Global Strategies and International Affairs". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  9. ^ "GLOBAL: The 'embassy' model for internationalisation". University World News. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  10. ^ "New UI advisory council focusing on international issues". Inside Illinois. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  11. ^ "CIBER International Careers". Center for International Business Education and Research. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  12. ^ "Who’s Who". The Association of International Education Administrators. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  13. ^ "National and International Affiliates". The Stanford Center on Poverty and Inequality. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  14. ^ "PITT NAMES NEW DIRECTOR FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDIES CENTER". University of Pittsburgh Office of Public Affairs. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  15. ^ "Dr. William I. Brustein has accepted my offer to become the Director of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) effective January 1, 2001". Letter from James V. Maher. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  16. ^ "Vice Provost Brustein named chair of Senior International Officers of Big Ten Consortium". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 15 May 2012. 
  17. ^ "The Special Relationship". The Columbus Region. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  18. ^ "Indo US Education Forum". The Indo American Chamber of Commerce. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  19. ^ "Board of Directors". Midwest Universities Consortium for International Activities, Inc. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  20. ^ "Board". The Columbus Council on World Affairs. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  21. ^ "CSCI Board of Directors". Columbus Sister Cities International. Retrieved 25 January 2012. 
  22. ^ "NAFSA Thanks Its Outgoing Leaders". NAFSA: Association of International Educators. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  23. ^ "Who’s Who". The Association of International Education Administrators. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  24. ^ "Commission on International Program Executive Committee". Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  25. ^ "Editorial Information". Sociological Forum. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  26. ^ "Charles Klasek Award". Association of International Education Administrators. Retrieved 4 March 2013. 
  27. ^ "CIBER International Careers". Center for International Business Education and Research. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  28. ^ "Fulbright and Fulbright-Hays recipients recognized at 4th Annual Reception". The Ohio State University Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  29. ^ "U OF M Names Distinguished McKnight Professors". UMNews. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  30. ^ "Dr. William I. Brustein has accepted my offer to become the Director of the University Center for International Studies (UCIS) effective January 1, 2001". Letter from James V. Maher. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  31. ^ "Marquis Who's Who On Demand". Marquis Who's Who. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  32. ^ "Past Distinguished Teaching Award Recipients". University of Minnesota Alumni Association. Retrieved 3 February 2012. 
  33. ^ "Brustein, William". Brown University Library. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  34. ^ "The Logic of Evil: The Social Origins of the Nazi Party, 1925-1933". Yale University Press. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  35. ^ "Roots of Hate: Anti-Semitism in Europe Before the Holocaust". Cambridge University Press. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  36. ^ "Expanding International Partnerships". Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 
  37. ^ "A Blueprint for a Global University". Office of International Affairs. Retrieved 2 February 2012. 

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