Linda Camp Keith, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science

University of Texas at Dallas

 

RESEARCH: PUBLICATIONS (click on article citation for electronic copy)

 

HUMAN RIGHTS AND THE COMPARATIVE RULE OF LAW

 

 

·         Linda Camp Keith. Political Repression: Courts and Law. December 2011. University of Pennsylvania Press, Human Rights Series, edited by Bert Lockwood.

 

·         Linda Camp Keith, C. Neal Tate and Steven c. Poe.  2009. "Is the Law a Mere Parchment Barrier to Human Rights Abuse?" Journal of Politics 71(2):644-660.

 

·         Linda Camp Keith and Ayo Ogundele.  2007. “Legal Systems and Constitutionalism in Sub-Saharan Africa:  An Empirical Examination of Colonial Influences on Human Rights.” Human Rights Quarterly 29(4):1065-1097.

 

·         Linda Camp Keith. "National Constitutions and Human Rights Protection: Regional Differences and Colonial Influences.” In Sabine Carey and Steven C. Poe, eds., The Systematic Study of Human Rights.  Ashgate Publishing (2004).

 

·         Linda Camp Keith and Steven C. Poe. 2004. "Are Constitutional State of Emergency Clauses Effective? An Empirical Exploration." Human Rights Quarterly 26(4): 1071-1097.

 

·         Linda Camp Keith. 2002. "Constitutional Provisions for Individual Human Rights (1976-1996): Are They More than Mere 'Window Dressing?'" Political Research Quarterly 55: 111-143.

 

 

U.S. ASYLUM POLICY AND DECISIONS

 

 

·         Jennifer S. Holmes and Linda Camp Keith.  2010.  “Does the Fear of Terrorists Trump the Fear of Persecution in Asylum Outcomes in the Post-September 11 Era?  PS: Political Science 43(3): 431036. (Symposium on Terrorism and Human Rights)

 

§  Linda Camp Keith and Jennifer S. Holmes.  2009. “Determinants of Asylum Grants: A Rare Examination of Factors Typically Unobservable in U.S. Asylum Decisions.”  Journal of Refugee Studies  22: 224-241.

 

 

 

RECENT CONFERENCE PAPERS

 

·         Paper presented: “U.S. Asylum Policy: Principle-Agent Problems with Domestic Actors in Foreign Policy” at the annual meeting of the Midwest Political Science Association, March 2011.

·         Paper presented: “U.S. Asylum Decisions:  Who You Face on the Bench Is as Important as What You Face at Home” at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2010.

·         Paper presented at roundtable/panel (Human Rights and Terrorism): “Does the Fear of Terrorists Trump the Fear of Persecution in Asylum Outcomes in the Post-September 11 Era?” at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, September 2010

·         Discussant on panel: “Status of Refugees in Human Rights Analysis” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, February 2010.

·         Paper presented: “U.S. Asylum Adjudications: An Integrated Model of International Relations and Judicial Behavior Theory” at the annual meeting of the International Studies Association, February 2010.

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·         Linda Camp Keith. 2002. "International Principles for Formal Judicial Independence: Trends in National Constitutions and Their Impact (1976 to 1996)."Judicature 85: 194-200.

 

·         Linda Camp Keith and Steven C. Poe. 2000. "The U.S., the I.M.F., and Human Rights." In The United States and Human Rights: Looking Inward and Outward, edited by David P. Forsythe (Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press, 2000).

 

·         "The Continuity of Suffering: Domestic Threat and Human Rights Abuse Across Time," (with C. Neal Tate, Steven C. Poe, and Drew Lanier). In Paths to State Repression: Human Rights and Contentious Politics in Comparative Perspective, ed. Christian Davenport (Boulder: Roman Littlefield, 2000).

 

·         Linda Camp Keith.  1999. "The United Nations International Covenant on Civil and Political Rights: Does It Make a Difference in Human Rights Behavior?" Journal of Peace Research 36:95-118.

 

 

·         Linda Camp Keith. October, 2010. “Survey of Empirical ELS Research: Human Rights Instruments.”  In Oxford Handbook of Empirical Legal Studies, Peter Cane and Herbert M. Kritzer, eds. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 353-75.

 

 

 

 

THE UNITED STATES SUPREME COURT

 

 

 

·         Linda Camp Keith. 2008. The U.S. Supreme Court and the Judicial Review of Congress: Two Hundred Years in the Exercise of the Court's Most Potent Power.  Lang Publishers, Legal Studies Series. 

 

·         Linda Camp Keith.  2007. “The United States Supreme Court and Judicial Review of Congress: 1803-2001.”  Judicature (Jan./Feb. 2007)90: 1-14.

 

·         Sandra Wood, Linda Camp Keith, Drew Lanier, and Ayo Ogundele.  2000.  "Opinion Assignment and the Chief Justice: 1888-1940.” Social Science Quarterly 81: 798-809.

 

·         Ayo Ogundele and Linda Camp Keith.  1999. "A Re-examination of the Impact of the Bork Nomination on Confirmation Criteria." Political Research Quarterly 52: 402-420.

 

·         Sandra Wood, Linda Camp Keith, Drew Lanier, and Ayo Ogundele.  "'Acclimation Effects' for Supreme Court Justices: A Cross-Validation: 1888-1940." American Journal of Political Science 42: 690-697.

 

·         Sandra Wood, Linda Camp Keith, Drew Lanier, and Ayo Ogundele.  "The Supreme Court 1888-1940: An Empirical Overview."  Social Science History 22: 204-224.