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Martin C. Fergus

Professor of Political Science Emeritus
email: fergus@fordham.edu

Research Interests

Dr. Fergus taught courses in Fordham College at both the Rose Hill (Bronx) and Lincoln Center (Manhattan) campuses, and in the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences. In 1998 he received the Outstanding Teaching Award in the Social Sciences from Fordham College at Rose Hill. Several of his undergraduate courses were cross-listed in the Peace & Justice Studies Program and his graduate course was cross-listed in the International Political Economy and Development Program.

Publications

Among papers, published articles and book chapters are: "Land and Hunger: A Simulation Exercise", "Poverty, Domestic and International: Is There a Connection?", "Promotion of Openness in a Democracy", "Using Simulations to Teach Political Science: What Lessons Do Students Really Learn?", "International Justice and the World Hunger Problem", and "The Massive Retaliation Doctrine: A Study in United States Military Policy Formation".