Dr. Jupille is interested in understanding when and how humanly-devised rules can govern political behavior. He teaches and writes in the areas of Comparative Politics and International Relations, with primary expertise in the politics and institutions of the European Union (EU). In brief, he engages the question of rule governance in the EU, across the world and internationally on a wide range of institutional and political economy topics.
institutions, political economy, European Union, international organizations, trade
PSCI 2012 - Introduction to Comparative Politics
Most countries confront a variety of common political problems, including how to gain popular support, what kinds of political institutions are most appropriate, and how to distribute burdens and benefits to different segments of the population. Concentrates on learning how to compare different political systems and provides illustrative examples from several countries in both the industrialized and nonindustrialized world.
PSCI 4302 - European Union Politics
Explores the development, functioning, focus and future of the European Union. Examines history, institutions, policies and politics as well as governance theories that have been developed to explain origins and evolution of the EU. Recommended prerequisite: PSCI 2012.
PSCI 7108 - Special Topics
Various topics not normally offered in the curriculum. Topics vary each semester. May be repeated up to 12 total credit hours.