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Paul  Manuel
Paul Christopher Manuel Ph.D.
Professor & Director of the Institute for Leadership
Political Science Department
Bradley Hall, Room 311
301-447-5025
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Education

Ph.D., Georgetown University
M.T.S., Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (formerly known as the Weston Jesuit School of Theology, Cambridge, Massachusetts)
M.A., and B.A. Boston University

Honors/Awards

Research Fellow, Berkeley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs, Georgetown University, 2010- present

Research Fellow, Department of Government, Georgetown University, 2008-2010

President's Award, Saint Anselm College, 2006

Best Chapter Advisor, Pi Sigma Alpha National Honor Political Science Society, Upsilon Lambda Chapter, Saint Anselm College, 2000

Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 1998-present,

Co-chair, Iberian Study Group, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, 1998-2004

Visiting Scholar, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, 2001-2002.

Georgetown University, Awarded Distinction on Doctoral Comprehensive Exam, 1993.

Research Associate, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, 1990

Boston University, Graduated Summa cum Laude with Distinction in Political Science, 1981

Biography

Dr. Manuel came to the Mount in 2010 from Saint Anselm College, where he was a tenured professor of politics and department chair. He co-founded the New Hampshire Institute of Politics at Saint Anselm College, and served as its executive director. Manuel's research interests address questions related to comparative democratization, with regional specialization on Portugal, and on the relationship between religion and politics. He has authored or co-authored seven books and numerous scholarly articles. Manuel has been a member of the National Screening Panel for the Graduate Fulbright Competition for the Spain and Portugal program, and a visiting scholar at the Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies at Harvard University. He co-chaired the Iberian Studies Group at Harvard for six years. He holds a Ph.D. in government from Georgetown University, an M.T.S. from the Boston College School of Theology and Ministry (formerly known as the Weston Jesuit School of Theology in Cambridge, Massachusetts) and a B.A. /M.A. in political science from Boston University. He is also a graduate of Boston College High School.

Areas of Study

Comparative Politics, Comparative Public Policy, International Politics, European Politics, Portuguese Politics and Society, Democratization, Religion and Politics (Catholic Church in World Affairs), Leadership Studies

Publications

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Anne Marie Cammisa (2014). The Path of American Public Policy: Comparative Perspectives. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

Manuel, Paul Christopher, Alynna Lyon and Clyde Wilcox, Editors (2013). Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books.

Manuel, Paul Christopher, Lawrence C. Reardon and Clyde Wilcox, Editors (2006). The Catholic Church and the Nation-State: Comparative Perspectives. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Sebastián Royo, Editors. (2003). Spain and Portugal in the European Union: The First 15 Years. London: Frank Cass Publishing House.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Anne Marie Cammisa (1998). Checks and Balances? How a Parliamentary System Could Change American Politics. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1996). The Challenges of Democratic Consolidation in Portugal: Political, Economic and Military Issues, 1976-1991. Westport, CO: Praeger Press.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1995). Uncertain Outcome: The Politics of the Portuguese Transition to Democracy. Landover, MD: University Press of America.

Chapters in Books
Manuel, Paul Christopher (forthcoming) "The 'Catholic Question' in Contemporary Portuguese Civil Society: A Case of Muted Vibrancy?" In Eds. Michael Baum and Miguel Glatzer, Civil Society after Democratization: the Quality of Portuguese Democracy Today, Lexington Books, 25 pages.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2014) "The Roman Catholic Church and Political Regime in Portugal and Spain: Support, Opposition and Separation," in Ted Jelen and Mehran Tamadonfar, Editors, Religion and Regimes: Support, Separation, and Opposition, Lexington Books, chapter 8 (20 pages).

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2014) "Portuguese Exceptionalism and the Return to Europe: the 25 April 1974 Coup and Democratization, 1974-2010," In Ed. Laura C. Ferreira-Pereira, Portugal in the European Union: Assessing Twenty-Five Years of Integration Experience, London: Routledge, chapter 1 (20 pages).

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2013). "Religion and Politics in Contemporary Portugal: Democracy, Devotion and the Marian Apparitions at Fátima." In Eds. Manuel, Paul Christopher, Alynna Lyon and Clyde Wilcox, Religion and Politics in a Global Society: Comparative Perspectives from the Portuguese-Speaking World. Lanham, Maryland: Lexington Books, 93-112.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2008). "The United States - Vatican Relationship: 'Parallel Endeavors for Peace,' Competing Visions of Justice." In Eds. Mark J. Rozell, Kristen Heyer and Michael Genovese, Catholics and Politics: The Dynamic Tension Between Faith and Power. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 201-212.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2008). "'But What of Lazarus?' Taking Individuals Seriously in the Star Trek Saga." In Ed. Clyde Wilcox, Political Science Fiction, Revisited. Charlotte: University of South Carolina Press, 167-178.

Manuel, Paul Christopher, Clyde Wilcox and Lawrence Reardon (2006). "Theoretical Considerations on the Relationship between the Roman Catholic Church and the Nation-State." In Ed. Paul Christopher Manuel, Lawrence C. Reardon and Clyde Wilcox, Editors (2006). The Catholic Church and the Nation-State: Comparative Perspectives. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 1-12.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Margaret MacLeish Mott (2006). "The Latin European Church: 'Une Messe est Possible.'" In Ed. Paul Christopher Manuel, Lawrence C. Reardon and Clyde Wilcox, Editors (2006). The Catholic Church and the Nation-State: Comparative Perspectives. Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 53-68.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Sebastián Royo (2004). "Reconsiderando as relaç?es económicas e a cidadania política na nova ibéria da nova europa: algumas liç?es do 15? anniversário da adesão de Portugal e Espanha à União Europeia." In Ed. Sebastián Royo, Portugal, Espanha e a Integração Europeia: Um Balanço. Lisbon: Instituto De Ciências Sociais, Universidade de Lisboa, 1-31.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2002). "Religion and Politics in Iberia: Clericalism, Anticlericalism and Democratization in Portugal and Spain." In Eds. W. Clyde Wilcox and Ted Jelen, The One, the Few and the Many: Religion and Politics in Comparative Perspective. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 71-96.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2000). Several entries, including Political Parties in Portugal, Antonio de Spínola, Vasco Gon?alves, and The Group of Nine in Portugal. In Ed. Bernard A. Cook, Europe Since 1945: An Encyclopedia. New York: Routledge Press.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1997). "'In Every Revolution, There is One Man with a Vision': The Governments of the Future in Comparative Perspective." In Eds. Donald M. Hassler and W. Clyde Wilcox, Political Science Fiction, Charlotte: University of South Carolina Press, 183-195.

Peer-Reviewed Scholarly Articles
Manuel, Paul Christopher and Maurya N. Tollefsen (2008). "The 1998 and 2007 Referenda on Abortion in Portugal: Roman Catholicism, Secularization and the Recovery of Traditional Communal Values," South European Society and Politics, 13,1, Summer, 117-128.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Sebastián Royo (2004). "Some Lessons from the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Accession of Portugal and Spain to the European Union," South European Society and Politics, 8, 1, Spring, 1-31.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Kerstin Hamann (1999). "Revisiting Portuguese Civil Society," South European Society and Politics 4, 2, Summer, 71-99.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1998). "Civil Society and European Democratization: Comparative Perspectives," Perspectives on Political Science, 27, 3, Summer, 142-147.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1998). "The Process of Democratization in Portugal," Portuguese Studies Review, 7, 1 Spring, 33-47.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1998). "General Antonio de Spínola, Exclusive: Historical Interview," Portuguese Studies Review, 7, 1, Spring, 84-95.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1996). "Foreign Policy and Regime Change in Portugal, 1960-1991,"Perspectives on Political Science, 25, 2, Spring, 69-73.

Book Reviews
Manuel, Paul Christopher (2014). Review of Nuno Severiano Teixeira and António Costa Pinto, Editors. The Europeanization of Portuguese Democracy. Boulder, CO: Social Science Monographs (distributed by Columbia University Press). In Perspectives of Politics (forthcoming)

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2012). Review of Jeffrey S. Bennett, When the Sun Danced: Myth, Miracles, and Modernity in Early Twentieth Century (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2012). In Catholic Historical Review, Volume 99, Number 1, January 2013, 171-172.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2005). Review of Antonio Costa Pinto, Contemporary Portugal: Politics, Society and Culture (New York: Columbia University Press, 2003). In The E-Journal of Portuguese History of Brown University, on-line at http://www.brown.edu/Departments/Portuguese_Brazilian_Studies/ejph/.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2005). Review of Robert Fishman, Democracy's Voices: Civic Organizations in Spain (New York: Cornell University Press). In South European Society and Politics, 10, 1, Spring, 150-151.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1998). Review of Daniel Nataf, Democratization in Portugal (Albany: State University of New York). In  Portuguese Studies Review, Spring, 6, 2, 149-150.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1997). Review of Nikiforos P. Diamandouros, Richard Gunther and Hans-Jurgen Puhle, Eds., The Politics of Democratic Consolidation: Southern Europe in Comparative Perspective (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press). In The Journal of Politics, February, 59, 1, 298-302.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1996). Review of Thomas Bruneau, Political Parties in Portugal (Boulder: Praeger). In Portuguese Studies Review, Fall, 4, 2, 101-102.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (1990). Review of Antonio Lobo Antunes, Fado Alexandrino (New York: Grove). In The Washington Times, 30 July, F2.

Working Papers
Manuel, Paul Christopher (2013) "The 'Catholic Question' in Contemporary Portuguese Civil Society: A Case of Muted Vibrancy?" Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2010) "Portuguese Exceptionalism and the Return to Europe: the 25 April 1974 Coup and Democratization, 1974-2010" Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Working Paper #175.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Maurya N. Tollefsen (2008). "The 1998 and 2007 Referenda on Abortion in Portugal: Roman Catholicism, Secularization and the Recovery of Traditional Communal Values," Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Working Paper #155.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Margaret Mott (2004). "'Une Messe est Possible': The Imbroglio of the Catholic Church in Contemporary Latin Europe." Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Working Paper #113.

Manuel, Paul Christopher and Sebastián Royo (2002). "Reconsidering Economic Relations and Political Citizenship in the New Iberia of the New Europe: Some Lessons from the Fifteenth Anniversary of the Accession of Portugal and Spain to the European Union." Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Working Paper #94.

Manuel, Paul Christopher (2002). "The Marian Apparitions in Fátima as Political Reality: Religion and Politics in Twentieth-Century Portugal." Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Working Paper #88.

Research Projects and Grants:
Pew Charitable Foundation Research Grant

National Endowment for the Humanities Summer Research Grant

Saint Anselm College Faculty Development Grant

Fulbright Scholar, Universidade de Coimbra (Portugal), 1990-1991

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