Wheaton College Norton, Massachusetts
Wheaton College
Faculty

Academics

Darlene L. Boroviak

Darlene L. Boroviak

Professor of Political Science, Emerita
Degrees

Ph.D., Washington University, St. Louis
B.A., Beloit College

Main Interests

Comparative Politics: European politics; transitions in Eastern Europe; European integration and the European Union;issues of migration and asylum in Europe. International Relations: International political economy, especially theory; security issues, development issues; U. S. foreign policy; international law and organizations.

Research Interests

My current research interests include the integration of higher education in the European Union; the evolution of immigration, asylum, and citizenship policies in the the European Union; the evolution of human rights law and the challenges to state sovereignty.

Teaching Interests

I teach Introduction to International Relations, U.S. Foreign Policy; International Law; Senior Seminar in IR; Introduction ot European Politics; European Integration, plus assorted First Year Seminar topics.

Student Projects

Recently have worked with students on honors theses on Turkey's chances of becoming part the EU; reconstructing judicial structures after genocide; on increasing concerns with immigration in the United States; and evaluation of the work of NGOs in Africa. In additon I have supervised independent readings courses on the origins of Hamas and Palestinian governance and definitions of citizenship and immigration policies in France and Germany.