David A. Owen

David A. Owen, Ph.D.

David A. Owen, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Government & Political Affairs

Office: Room 206, Fulton House
Phone: (717) 871-7484

Office Hours

M: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
W: 10:00 - 11:45 a.m.
F: 10:00 - 11:30 a.m.
Comments: Spring 2018 semester

Additional Information

Spring 2018 Course Offerings:

  • GOVT 251.00  Introduction to Global Politics
  • GOVT 325.01  Political Systems of East Asia
  • INTL 201.01   Introduction to International Studies
  • INTL 201.02   Introduction to International Studies

Research and Teaching Interests:

  • International Politics
  • Asian Politics
  • Comparative Political Attitudes and Behavior

Selected Publications:

  • Owen, David A. 2016. “Political Clientelism in Thai Provinces: A Novel Empirical Test.” Asian Journal of Comparative Politics, 1(2), 190-214.
  • Owen, David A. 2015. “The Impact of Economic Development on Political Interest across Social Classes in China: Turning the Chinese Dream into a Chinese Reality?” Journal of Chinese Political Science, 20(2), 185-202.

  • Owen, David A. 2014. “Measuring Pro-North Korean Sentiment in South Korea during the Kim Jong-il Era.” Journal of Communist and Post-Communist Studies, 47(2), 171-178.
  • Owen, David A. 2013. "The Impact of Economic Development on Political Development in Authoritarian States: An Initial Study of Political Interest in Chinese Provinces." Asian Politics and Policy, 5(2), 211-225.

  • Owen, David A. 2013. "Conceptualizing Vote-Buying as a Process: An Empirical Study in Thai Provinces" Asian Politics and Policy, 5(2), 249-273.
  • Owen, David A. 2013. "Review of Participation and Empowerment at the Grassroots: Chinese Village Elections in Perspective," by Gunter Schubert and Anna L. Ahlers, Asian Politics and Policy, 5(4), 669-671.

Professional Affiliations:

  • American Political Science Association
  • Amnesty International
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International
  • Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association International Scott-St. Louis Chapter
  • Association of Asian Studies
  • Association for Asian Studies Southeast Regional Conference
  • Association of Institutional Research
  • Cornell Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies: Southeast Asia Program ListServ
  • Directory of Japan Specialists (http://japandirectory.socialsciences.hawaii.edu/Assets/Specialists/515232.pdf)
  • International Studies Association
  • Mid-Atlantic Region Association for Asian Studies
  • Midwest Conference on Asian Affairs
  • Midwest Political Science Association
  • Southwestern Political Science Association
  • Southwestern Social Science Association