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Mark Eliot Kann

Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History and Associates Chair Emeritus in Social Science

Contact Information
E-mail: mkann@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-5702
Office: VKC 327

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Curriculum Vitae
 

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1/1975
M.A. Political Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1/1972
B.A. Political Science, University of Wisconsin Madison, 1/1968
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Professor of Political Science and History, University of Southern California, 01/01/2001-  
USC Associates Endowed Professor of Political Science and Social Science, University of Southern California, 01/01/1995-  
Professor of Political Science, University of Southern California, 01/01/1975-  
Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Southern California, 09/01/2001-08/31/2004  
Henry Salvatori Professor of American Studies and Political Science, University of Southern California, 01/01/1992-01/01/1994  
Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, University of Southern California, 01/01/1990-03/01/1993  
Vice President, Jefferson Center for Character Education, 01/01/1991-01/01/1993  
Monthly Political Columnist, Los Angeles Herald Examiner, 01/01/1985-01/01/1987  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Kann specializes in early American political thought and gender studies. He is the author of seven books and editor of two books and has published dozens of academic articles on the American founding, democracy, and gender.
 

Research Specialties

American Political Thought, History of Political Theory, Gender Studies
 

Publications

Book

Kann, M. E. POLICING SEX IN POST-REVOLUTIONARY AMERICA. New York: New York University Press.
Kann, M. E. (2005). Punishment, Prisons, and Patriarchy: Liberty and Power in the Early American Republic. New York University Press.
Kann, M. E. (1999). M. E. Kann. (1999). The Gendering of American Politics.
Kann, M. E. (1998). M. E. Kann. (1998). A Republic of Men: The American Founders, Gendered Language, and Patriarchal Politics.
Kann, M. E. (1991). M. E. Kann. (1991). On the Man Question: Gender and Civic Virtue in America.
Kann, M. E. (1986). M. E. Kann. (1986). Middle Class Radicalism in Santa Monica.
 

Book Chapter

Kann, M. E. (2011). The Internet and Youth Participation. Engaging Youth in Politics "The Internet and youth political participation" reprinted in Russell J. Dalton, ed. Engaging Youth in Politics (NY: International Debate Education Association, 2011), 157-169..
Kann, M. E. (2008). Limited Liberty, Durable Patriarchy,". (Vol. NA). pp. 74-91. Stanford, CA: Police and the Liberal State/Stanford University Press.
Kann, M. E., Lim, M. (2008). "Politics: Deliberation, Mobilization, and Networked Practices of Agitation". (Vol. NA). pp. 77-107. Networked Publics -- MIT Press.
Kann, M. E. (2007). "Sexual Desire, Crime, and Punishment in the Early Republic". pp. 279-302. Long Before Stonewall: Histories of Same-Sex Sexuality in Early America/New York University Press.
Kann, M. E. (2006). "Perpetuating Patriarchy after the American Revolution". pp. 249-262. The Rule of Mars: The History and Impact of Patriarchy/KIT Publishing.
 

Encyclopedia Article

Kann, M. E. (2011). Patriarchy. (Kurian, Ed.). Vol. 4: pp. 1197-98. Encyclopedia of Political Science/CQ Press.
 

Journal Article

Kann, M. E. (2011). "Policing Prostitution in the Early United States: Sexual Equality and Discretionary Inequality". Internet Journal of Criminology. pp. 24 pp..
Kann, M. E. (2011). Patriarchal Policing of Sex in the Early United States. Politics and Gender. Vol. 7 (3), pp. 30 pp..
Kann, M. E. (2007). The Internet and Youth Political Participation. First Monday: Peer-Reviewed Journal on the Internet. Vol. 12 (8)
Kann, M. E. (2007). Deliberative Democracy and Difference. Vectors: Journal of Culture and Technology. Vol. 3 (1)
 

Honors and Awards

USC Endowed Chair, Professor Emeritus of Political Science and History and Associates Chair Emeritus in Social Science, 8/16/2012-  
USC Endowed Chair, USC Associates Chair in Social Science, 1995-2010  
International Who's Who of Authors and Writers, 2005  
Who's Who Among America's Teachers, 2005  
Faculty Fellow, Annenberg Center Institute for Multimedia Literacy, 2001-2003  
Jumpstart Instructional Technology Award, 1999-2000  
USC Innovative Teaching Award, USC, 1999  
USC Endowed Chair, Henry Salvatori Chair in American Studies, 1992-1994  
USC Innovative Teaching Award, USC, 1985  
USC or School/Dept Award for Teaching, USC Social Sciences Award for Distinguished Teaching, 1981  
USC Associates Award For Excellence In Teaching, 1978  
 
 
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