Michelle   L.  Keck

Associate Professor  

Office: BPOB2 1.103 B
Phone: (956) 882-6517
Email: michelle.keck@utrgv.edu

Dr. Michelle L. Keck

  • Areas of Expertise

    • International Relations
    • Non Governmental Organizations
    • International Organizations
  • Education

    • PhD, Political Science, Texas Tech University, 2010
    • MA, Political Science, Midwestern State University, 2003
    • BA, Political Science, Midwestern State University, 2000
  • Currently Teaching

    POLS 2330 02 - Intro to Globalization:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks
    POLS 4331 01 - U.S. Foreign Policy:
    Syllabus
    Course Evaluations
    Textbooks




Selected Publications


  • Clyde Barrow and Michelle Keck. "Globalization Theory and State Theory: The False Antinomy," Toronto: Studies in Political Economy 98, no. 2 (July (3rd Quarter/Summer) 2017): 1-20.

  • Michelle Keck and Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera. "US Drug Policy and Supply-Side Strategies: Assessing Effectiveness and Results," Norteamérica 10, no. 2 (December 2015): 47–67.

  • Michelle Keck. "Comparing the determinants of US-funded NGO aid versus US Official Development Aid," VOLUNTAS: International Journal of Voluntary and Nonprofit Organizations 26, no. 4 (August 2015): 1314–1336.

  • Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Michelle Keck, and José Nava. "Losing the Monopoly of Violence: The State, a Drug War and the Paramilitarization of Organized Crime in Mexico (2007–10)," State Crime Journal 4, no. 1 (March 2015): 77–95.

  • Guadalupe Correa-Cabrera, Terence Garrett, and Michelle Keck. "Administrative Surveillance and Fear: Implications for US-Mexico Border Relations and Governance," European Review of Latin American and Caribbean Studies Revista Europea de Estudios Latinoamericanos y del Caribe no. 96 (March 2014): 35–53.

  • Michelle Keck. "Stated funded NGOs in civil wars: the US case," Contemporary Politics 17, no. 4 (November 2011): 411–427.

Current Courses

POLS 2330 02 - Intro to Globalization:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks
POLS 4331 01 - U.S. Foreign Policy:
Syllabus
Course Evaluations
Textbooks

Previous Courses