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Dr. Mike Hendricks

Assistant Professor/Pi Sigma Alpha Advisor
Politics and Government
Office
Schroeder Hall - SCH 407C
Office Hours
By appointment
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Biography

I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Politics and Government at Illinois State University. In May 2019, I received my PhD in Political Science from the University of Missouri. I study comparative politics and international relations.

Current Courses

495.005Graduate Research In Applied Community Development

499.004Independent Research For The Master's Thesis

287.003Independent Study

400.002Independent Study

100.002Introduction To Politics

259.001The Politics of the Global Illicit Economy: Drug Trafficking

340.001Topics In Latin American Politics

299.002Independent Honor Study

400.003Independent Study

496.001Introduction To Political Inquiry

240.001Latin American Politics

470.001Seminar In Community Development

Teaching Interests & Areas

Latin American Politics, Politics of Africa, Asia, and Latin America, Community Development, Drug Trafficking and International Security, Conflict Management and Peacekeeping, Comparative Politics, International Relations

Research Interests & Areas

Resource Extraction and Resistance, Impacts of Chinese Investments in Developing Countries, Peacekeeping Effectiveness, Public Opinion Data

Ph D Comparative Politics and International Relations

University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

MA Comparative Politics and International Relations

University of Missouri
Columbia, Missouri

BA International Development

University of Delaware
Newark, Delaware

Redbird's Rise to COVID Challenge Award

Illinois State University's Provost Office
2021

Excellence in Teaching Award

Illinois State University's Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter
2021

University of Missouri Extension and Engagement Award

University of Missouri's Office of Extension and Engagement
2019

Mary Elizabeth Gutermuth Award for Community Engagement

University of Missouri's Graduate School
2019

Missouri Excellence in Political Science Teaching Award

University of Missouri's Department of Political Science
2019

Mizzou 18 Service and Leadership Award

University of Missouri's Alumni Association
2019

Rollins Society Service and Leadership Award

University of Missouri's Graduate School
2019

Brady Deaton International Development Fellow

University of Missouri's Deaton Institute for International Development
2018

Donald K. Anderson Teaching Assistant Award

University of Missouri's Graduate School
2018

Jeffrey D. Byrne Outstanding Graduate Student in Political Science Award

University of Missouri's Department of Political Science
2018

Book Review

Hendricks, Michael. 2021. “The Negative Effects of US Imperialism in Central America.” Latin American Perspectives 48 (6): 218-222.

Book, Authored

Arce, Moisés, Michael Hendricks, and Marc Polizzi. 2022. The Roots of Engagement: Understanding Opposition and Support to Resource Extraction. Oxford University Press.

Encyclopedia

Arce, Moisés, and Michael Hendricks. 2021. “Resource Wealth and Political Decentralization in Latin America.” Oxford Encyclopedia of Latin American Politics (Oxford University Press).
Arce, Moisés, and Michael Hendricks. 2019. “Resource Wealth and Political Decentralization in Latin America.” Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics (Oxford University Press).

Journal Article

Reeder, Bryce W.~, Michael Hendricks, and Edward Goldring. 2022. “All Peacekeeping is Local: Measuring Subnational Variation in Peacekeeping Effectiveness.” International Studies Quarterly 66(2).
Arellanes, Jordan, and Michael Hendricks. 2021. “Teaching Ethnic-Specific Coursework: Practical Suggestions for Promoting Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion within the Classroom.” Teaching of Psychology: 1-7.
Hendricks, Michael, and Mario Sánchez González. 2020. “Minería: ¿El Elixir de la Vida o la Fruta Prohibida? Un Examen Empírico de las Oportunidades y Amenazas de la Minería en Santo Domingo, Nicaragua: Una Comunidad Dividida Sobre la Minería.” Quid 16. Revista del Área de Estudios Urbanos 14: 239-268.
Goldring, Edward, and Michael Hendricks. 2018. “Help is Close at Hand? Proximity and the Effectiveness of Peacekeepers.” Research and Politics 5(4): 1-9.

Presentations

Do Courses on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Benefit Students’ Awareness?. Midwestern Psychological Association. (2022)
Central America Immigration and the War on Drugs. International Studies Seminar Series. (2021)
Cultivating a Collectivist Community on a College Campus: Effective Strategies to Support Latino Classroom Perceptions. National Council on Family Relations. (2021)
Is Peacekeeping Effectiveness ‘Hight?’: The Effects of Drug Trafficking on UN Peacekeeping Effectiveness. Midwest Political Science Association. (2021)
Rethinking Ideology: Does the Promotion of Ideology Create Legitimacy in Electoral Autocracies?. International Studies Association. (2021)
The Right to Prior Consultation? Assessing Individual-Level Attitudes in Communities Divided over Mining in South Africa. International Studies Association. International Studies Association. (2021)
The Micropolitics of Resource Extraction: Understanding the Contexts of Opposition and Support. Midwest Political Science Association. (2020)
The Right to Prior Consultation? Assessing Individual-Level Attitudes in Communities Divided over Mining in Nicaragua and South Africa. Southern Political Science Association. (2020)
Fighting for Peace or Power? International Organizations and State Interest. Midwest Political Science Association. (2019)
How Chinese FDI Shapes Latin Americans’ Public Opinion of China. Latin American Studies Association. (2019)

Grants & Contracts

Pre-tenure Faculty Initiative Grant. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. (2021)
Promoting Diversity and Inclusion within the Classroom Through Innovative Teaching Practices. Center for Teaching, Learning and Technology. Illinois State University. (2021)
Faculty International Travel Support Program. College of Arts and Sciences. Other. (2020)
New Faculty Initiative Grant. College of Arts and Sciences. Illinois State University. (2020)
Field Research in Mexico. University of Missouri's John D. Bies International Travel Scholarship. Private. (2019)