Kenneth Bauzon, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science
Political Science BK LI
- Lorenzo Hall, Third floor
B.A. in Political Science, Silliman University, Dumaguete, Philippines, Political Science
M.A. in History, Duke University
M.A. in Political Science, Duke University
Ph.D. in Political Science, Duke University
Dr. Kenneth Bauzon joined St. Joseph’s College in 1992 as an assistant professor in the Department of Social Sciences. Since then, he has taught a range of courses, including American Government and Politics; Comparative Governments; International Relations; War, Revolution, and Resistance; Social Change in Developing Countries and History of Political Thought. He has served as a member of the College Advisory Council, the Civic Engagement Committee, the Diversity Committee and as faculty moderator for the Political Affairs Club.
Along with his work at SJC, Dr. Bauzon has taught at several other institutions including Lafayette College in Easton, Pennsylvania; Lynchburg College in Lynchburg, Virginia and North Carolina Central University in Durham, North Carolina. He also served as a visiting professor at Tsukuba University in Tsukuba, Japan and Yeshiva University in New York City. Dr. Bauzon received a distinguished Fulbright Summer Fellowship to Egypt and Israel.
Dr. Bauzon has written and contributed to an impressive number of articles, op-eds, book reviews and academic publications. His most significant works include Development and Democratization in the Third World: Myths, Hopes and Realities (Taylor & Francis, 1992); Political Forecasting: History, Theory and Practice (University of the Philippines); “Adaptation and Identity Formation in the Cuban American Community: Reflections and Considerations,” which appeared in Kasarinlan: Philippine Quarterly of Third World Studies; “Restoring Purpose in Politics,” for the Diliman Review and “China and the Use of Force in International Relations,” for Asian Thought and Society.
Dr. Bauzon has delivered public lectures and presented scholarly papers at conferences around the world notable among which was his paper, “The New Scramble for Africa; Land Privatization, Resistance, and the Emerging Geopolitical Struggle for the Continent’s Resources,” presented at a conference hosted by the Russian Academy of Sciences, Institute for African Studies in Moscow, Russia. He has been a featured guest on both local and international news programs, including Radio Australia in a program entitled “Dreams of Peace in the Philippines: Muslim Insurgency and the Peace Process in the Southern Philippines,” and on CNN International in a news magazine entitled “Fighting Terrorism in the Philippines.”