Associate Professor of Political Science
Coordinator of African, African American, and Diaspora Studies
Ph.D., Binghamton University-SUNY
B.A., Binghamton University-SUNY
- African American Leadership
- Comparative Racial and Ethnic Politics
- Black Capitalism
- American Government Textbooks
- POLS 398 - Leadership: Theory and Practice
- POLS 401 - American Pluralism Seminar
Allen, Marcus D. and Marvin P. King (2010) "The Geography of Black Candidate Success." The American Review of Politics, 31(Fall and Winter): 333-356.
Allen, Marcus D. (2010) "The Politics of African American Leadership and Representation in the Age of Globalization," Ralph Bunch Journal of Public Affairs, Forthcoming.
Allen, Marcus D. and Wallace, Sherri L. (2010) "Teaching Introduction to American Government/Politics: What We Learn from the Visual Images in Textbooks," Journal of Political Science Education, 6:1, 1-18.
Allen, Marcus D, Kea Gordon and Lanethea Mathews-Gardner (2008) "Diversity, Inclusiveness, and Inequality," PS: Political Science and Politics, 41:3, 615-616.
Wallace, Sherri and Marcus D. Allen (2008) "Survey of African American Portrayal in Introductory Textbooks in American Government/Politics: A Report of the APSA Standing Committee on the Status of Blacks in the Profession," PS: Political Science and Politics, 41:1, 153-159.
Selected Publications, Creative Work, or Performances
Host Moderator, "Attleboro High School: A Foundation for Success," The Point. Taped 9.27.07, Aired February 25, 2008
Keynote Speaker, "From DuBois to Obama:The Continued Quest for Universal Freedom," American Studies Center Studies for American, Economic, Social and Public Policy Studies at Chisinau, Moldova.
Invited Panelist, "This I Believe" sponsored by the Office of Service, Spirituality, and Social Responsibility at Wheaton College, September 21, 2009.
Invited Panelist, "The Socio-political Implications of Obama's Presidential Campaign," sponsored by the Department of Philosophy at The University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth, April 23, 2008.
Invited Lecture, "The Limitations of Black Political Leadership and Challenges facing the Black Community," sponsored by African and African American Studies Department at the Pennsylvania State University at University Park, April 1, 2008.
Guest Lecturer, "The Promise land-How far have we come? The Justice System," The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial Committee of Greater Attleboro Interfaith Service, Attleboro, January 15, 2007.
Panelist, "Understanding Katrina: Race, Class and the Future of America," Wheaton College, September 19, 2005.
Guest Speaker, "Deconstructing African American Myths and Stereotypes: Unapologetically American, Unashamedly Black," Rhodes College, Black History Month Celebration, February 7, 2004.
Guest Lecture, "Power, Privilege and Affirmative Action," Psychology of American Pluralism, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN, November 6, 2003.
Eric Eid-Reiner, Public Policy of Sundown Towns, 2010-2011
Thesis Committee Member
Lauran C. Provost,"Post-Colonialism and Anglo-Saxon Literature: A Dialogue." Secondary Reader Spring 2010
Shane Thurston, "The Not So Settled Secession Issue: The State of Jefferson and Modern Constitutional Disintegration of States." Secondary Reader Spring 2010
Edward A. Nesi,"Lion in winter: Edward M. Kennedy in the Bush years: a study in senate leadership."Secondary Reader Spring 2007
Gabe Amo,"Take What You Can, Give Up What You Must: The Path to Effectiveness for the Congressional Black Caucus."May 2010