Publications

Publications

Books and Monographs

The Transnationally Partnered University: Insights from Research and Sustainable Development Collaborations in Africa. Palgrave Macmillan’s International and Development Education Series (2014). Lead author with Milton O. Obamba. 273 pp.

Transnational Competence: Empowering Professional Curricula for Horizon-Rising Challenges. Boulder: Paradigm Publishers. 2010. 217 pp. With James N. Rosenau.

Zhongmei Guanxi Zhongde Huaren (Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations).  Beijing: Xinhua Publishing House, 2004.  310 pp. Co-edited with Xiao-huang Yin.

The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations: Transnational Networks and Trans-Pacific Interactions. Armonk, NY: M.E. Sharpe, 2002.  311 pp.  Co-edited with Xiao-huang Yin.

Organizational Communication in Refugee-camp Situations.  New Issues in Refugee Research Working Paper No. 71. Geneva: United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR),  December 2002.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai. 35 pp.

Making Aid Work: Innovative Approaches for Africa at the Turn of the Century.  Lanham, Md: University Press of America, 1999.  212 pp.  Co-edited with Olatunde J.B. Ojo.

The Outlook for U.S. - China Relations Following the 1997-1998 Summits: Chinese and American Perspectives on Security, Trade, and Cultural Exchange.  Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999.  403 pp.  Co-edited with Joseph Y.S. Cheng.

1997-1998 Fenghui Hou Zhongmei Guanxi Zhi Fazhan.  Hong Kong: The Chinese University Press, 1999.  368 pp. Co-edited with Joseph Y.S. Cheng.

Final Report of the International Symposium "Refugees and Development Assistance: Training for Voluntary Repatriation."  Missoula: Office of International Programs, The University of Montana, April 1994.  96 pp.  Compiler, contributor, and editor.

Refugees from Revolution: U.S. Policy and Third-World Migration.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1991. 463 pp.  Reviewed in the June 1993 issue of the American Political Science Review.

Public Policy and Administration in Africa: Lessons from Nigeria.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1990.  376 pp.

Resettled Refugees and Asylum Applicants: Implications of the Case of Migrants from Ethiopia for United States Policy.  Monograph No. 2.  Arlington, Va: Center for Ethiopian Studies, 1987.  95 pp.  With Girma Negash.

Cases in Post Reform Nigerian Administration.  Zaria: Department of Local Government Studies, Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, 1982.  100pp.  Edited work with E.A.O. Oyeyipo and Lucille Joye.

Local Autonomy and Inter-governmental Relations in Nigeria; The Case of the Northern States in the Immediate Post Local Government Reform Period (1976-79).  Zaria: Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, 1982.  79 pp. With A.Y. Aliyu.

Ethiopian Provincial and Municipal Government: Imperial Patterns and Post-Revolution Changes.  Monograph No. 9. East Lansing: Michigan State University, African Studies Center, 1980.  317 pp.  With John M. Cohen.

Report on the Establishment of a Unified System of Administration for the Federal Capital Territory.  Zaria:  Institute of Administration, Ahmadu Bello University, 1979.  184 pp.  With A.Y. Aliyu, et al.

Afocha: A Link Between Community and Administration in Harar, Ethiopia.  Foreign and Comparative Studies,  AfricanSeries XXXI.  Syracuse: Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University, 1978.  120 pp.  With Sidney R. Waldron.

Montana Local Government Review: An Analysis and Summary.  Missoula: Bureau of Government Research, University of Montana, 1977.  152 pp.  With James J. Lopach.

Conduct of Local Government Review in Missoula, Montana: Dynamics of a City-County Consolidation Proposal. Missoula: Bureau of Government Research, University of Montana, 1976.  92 pp.  With Jan Konigsberg.

Profile of Montana Local Government Study Commissioners. Missoula: Bureau of Government Research, University of Montana, 1976.  67 pp.  With James J. Lopach.

Lake County, Montana: Growth of a Small Government.  Missoula: Bureau of Government Research, University of Montana, 1975. 84 pp.  With Lauren S. McKinsey.

Chapters in Edited Books

“Post-dependent Rural Development: Engaging and Assessing Subjective Wellbeing.” In Reflections on Development in Ethiopia: New Trends, Sustainability and Challenges, edited by Dessalegn Rahmato, Meheret Ayenew, Asnake Kefale, and Birgit Habermann. Addis Ababa: Forum for Social Sciences, Addis Ababa University, 2014.  Pp. 199-218. With Jeffrey Bookwalter.

"Managing Refugee-assistance Crises in the Twenty-first Century: The Intercultural-communication Factor." In Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, edited by Ali Farazmand.  Second edition. Taylor and Francis, forthcoming.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.  Pp.

"Meeting Diversity in the Midst of Adversity: An Intercultural-communication Training Program for Refugee-assistance Crisis Management." In Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, edited by Ali Farazmand.  Second edition. Taylor and Francis, forthcoming.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.  Pp.

“Immigrants and Health.” In American Immigaration: An Encyclopedia of Political, Social, and Cultural Chagne. Edited by James Ciment. Armonk, NY: ME Sharpe, 2014 .

“Mental Health and Migration.” In The Encyclopedia of Global Human Migration, edited by Immanuel Ness. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing, 2013. DOI: 10.1002/9781444351071.wbeghm362

“Transnational Research and Development Partnerships in Higher Education: Global Perspectives.” In The Sage Handbook of International Higher Education, edited by Darla K. Deardorff, Hans de Wit, John D. Heyl, and Tony Adams. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage (2012). Co-authored with Milton O. Obamba. Pp. 359-378.

“Immigrant Transnationals and U.S. Foreign Relations.” In A Companion to American Immigration, 2nd edition, edited by Reed Ueda.  Malden, MA: Blackwell Publishing, 2011.  Co-authored with Xiao-huang Yin.  Pp. 77-105.

“Globalization, Decentralization, and Public Entrepreneurship: Reorienting Bureaucracy in the People’s Republic of China.” In Bureaucracy and Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand.  Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2009. Pp. 409-432.

 “Global Health and Human Rights: Challenges for Public-health Administrators in an Era of Interdependence and Mobility.” In Handbook of Globalization, Governance, and Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand and Jack Pinkowski.  Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2007.  Pp. 1045-1073.

“Global Climatic Stabilization: Challenges for Public Administration in China and the United States.” In Handbook of Globalization, Governance, and Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand and Jack Pinkowski.  Boca Raton: CRC Press, 2007.  Pp. 1089-1135.

“Immigrant Transnationals and U.S. Foreign Relations.” In A Companion to American Immigration, edited by Reed Ueda.  Oxford: Blackwell Publishers, 2006.  Co-authored with Xiao-huang Yin.  Pp. 77-105.

“Improving Transnational Health-care Encounters and Outcomes: The Challenge of Enhanced Transnational Competence for Migrants and Health Professionals.” In Proceedings of the Hospitals in a Culturally Diverse Europe Conference on Quality-assured Health Care and Health Promotion for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities, Amsterdam, 9-11 December 2004. (2005)

“Preparing Transnationally Competent Physicians for Migrant-friendly Health Care: New Directions in U.S. Medical Education.” In Proceedings of the Hospitals in a Culturally Diverse Europe Conference on Quality-assured Health Care and Health Promotion for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities, Amsterdam, 9-11 December 2004.  Co-authored with Herbert Swick. (2005)

“Organizational Communication and Globally Displaced Perimeter Populations: A Neglected Challenge for Intercultural-communication Training.” In International and Multicultural Organizational Communication, edited by George Cheney and George Barnett. Cresskill, NJ: Hampton Press, 2005.  Co-authored with Phyllis B. Ngai. Pp. 225-267.

“One Country, Two Systems: Political Reunification and Bureaucratic Transformation in Hong Kong.” In Comparative Bureaucratic Systems, edited by Krishna K. Tummala.  Oxford: Lexington Books, 2003; 2005 (paperback ed.). Pp. 313-336.

“Chinese American Transnationalism and U.S.-China Relations: Presence and Promise for the Trans-Pacific Century.” In The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations: Transnational Networks and Trans-Pacific Interactions, edited by Peter H. Koehn and Xiao-huang Yin.  Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2002.  With Xiao-huang Yin. Pp. xi-xl.

“The Role of Cross-nationally Competent Chinese+Americans in Environmental-interdependence Challenges: Potential and Prospects.” In The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations: Transnational Networks and Trans-Pacific Interactions, edited by Peter H. Koehn and Xiao-huang Yin.  Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2002. Pp. 235-283.

“Transnationalism, Diversity, and the Future of U.S.-China Relations.”  In The Expanding Roles of Chinese Americans in U.S.-China Relations: Transnational Networks and Trans-Pacific Interactions, edited by Peter H. Koehn and Xiao-huang Yin.  Armonk: M.E. Sharpe, 2002.  With Xiao-huang Yin. Pp. 284-290.

“Reformist Orientations among Middle Managers in China: The Case of Shanghai.” In Administrative Reform in Developing Countries, edited by Ali Farazamand.  Westport: Praeger, 2002. Pp. 105-121.

“Cross-national Competence and U.S.-Asia Interdependence: The Explosion of Trans-Pacific Civil-society Networks.” In Tigers’ Roar: Asia’s Recovery and Its Impact on the Global Economy, edited by Julian Weiss.  Armonk: M. E. Sharpe. 2001.  Pp. 227-235.

"Decentralization and Development Administration in Nigeria." In Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand. Revised edition. New York:Marcel Dekker, 2001. With Olatunde Ojo. Pp. 501-520.

"Revolution and Public Service in the Third World." In Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand.  New York: Marcel Dekker, 2001.  Revised chapter.  Pp. 1057-1068.

"Managing Refugee-assistance Crises in the Twenty-first Century: The Intercultural-communication Factor." In Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, edited by Ali Farazmand.  New York: Marcel Dekker, 2001.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.  Pp. 737-765.

"Preparing for Diversity in the Midst of Adversity: An Intercultural-communication Training Program for Refugee-assistance Crisis Management." In Handbook of Crisis and Emergency Management, edited by Ali Farazmand.  New York: Marcel Dekker, 2001.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.  Pp. 23-37.

“Introduction: Making Aid Work in the New Millennium.” In Making Aid Work: Innovative Approaches for Africa at the Turn of the Century, edited by Peter Koehn and Olatunde J.B. Ojo.  Lanham: University Press of America, 1999.   With Olatunde J.B. Ojo.  Pp. 1-14.

“Operationalizing the Development-Fund Model: Suggestions for Managing Channeled Aid.” In Making Aid Work: Innovative Approaches for Africa at the Turn of the Century, edited by Peter Koehn and Olatunde J.B. Ojo.  Lanham: University Press of America, 1999. Pp. 37-64.

"The Outlook for U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century: Regional Security, Trade and Information, and Cultural Exchange." In The Outlook for U.S. - China Relations Following the 1997-1998 Summits: Chinese and American Perspectives on Security, Trade, and Cultural Exchange, edited by Peter Koehn and Joseph Y.S. Cheng.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1999.  Pp. 1-26.  With Joseph Y.S. Cheng.

"Greasing the Grassroots: The Role of Nongovernmental Linkages in the Looming Confrontation over Global Petroleum Reserves." In The Outlook for U.S. - China Relations Following the 1997-1998 Summits: Chinese and American Perspectives on Security, Trade, and Cultural Exchange, edited by Peter Koehn and Joseph Y.S. Cheng.  Hong Kong: Chinese University Press, 1999.  Pp. 351-390.

"NGOs and GONGOs: Opportunities for Development Management in Africa in the 21st Century." In Subsaharan Africa in the 1990s: Challenges to Democracy and Development, edited by Rukhsana A. Siddiqui.  Westport: Greenwood/Praeger, 1997.  Pp. 109-128.  With Olatunde J.B. Ojo.

“Repatriation of African Exiles: The Decision to Return.” In Cambridge Survey of World Migration, edited by Robin Cohen.  Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1995.  Pp. 347-352.

"Decentralization for Sustainable Development." In Development Management in Africa: Toward Dynamism, Empowerment, and Entrepreneurship, edited by Sadiq Rasheed and David Luke. Boulder: Westview Press, 1995.  Pp. 71-81.

"Refugee Settlement and Repatriation in Africa: Development Prospects and Constraints." In African Refugees: Development Aid and Repatriation, edited by Howard Adelman and John Sorenson.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1994. Pp. 97-116.

"Fulbright Lectureship in Nigeria, 1979-1980: An On-Site Award." In The Fulbright Experience in Benin [sic], ed. by Frank A. Salamone.  Studies in Third World Societies No. 53.  Williamsburg: College of William and Mary, March 1994.  Pp. 85-92.

"Development Administration in Nigeria: Inclinations and Results." In Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1990.  Pp. 239-254.

"Revolution and Public Service in the Third World." In Handbook of Comparative and Development Public Administration, edited by Ali Farazmand.  New York: Marcel Dekker, Inc., 1990.  Pp. 745-754.

"Persistent Problems and Political Issues in U.S. Immigration Law and Policy." In Refugee Law and Policy: International and U.S. Responses, edited by Ved P. Nanda.  Westport: Greenwood Press, 1989.  Pp. 67-87.

"The 1974 Ethiopian Revolution and Its Aftermath; Implications for Refugee Outcomes." In Ethiopian Refugees in the United States, edited by Tsehaye Teferra.  Arlington: Ethiopian Community Development Council, 1984.  Pp. 13-19.

"The Evolution of Public Bureaucracy in Nigeria." In Administrative Systems Abroad, ed. by Krishna K. Tummala. Washington, D.C.: University Press of America, 1982.  Pp. 188-228.

"African Approaches to Environmental Stress: A Focus on Ethiopia and Nigeria." In International Dimensions of the Environmental Crisis, ed. by Richard N. Barrett.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1982.  Pp. 253-298.

"The Involvement of Local Government in Social, Political, and Economic Development in the Northern States: 1976-79." In The Role of Local Government in Social, Political and Economic Development in Nigeria 1976-79, ed. by A.Y. Aliyu. Zaria: Institute of Administration, A.B.U., 1982.  With A.Y. Aliyu and R.A. Hay.  Pp. 9-38.

"Attitudes of Local Government Administrators in the Northern States Toward Rural and Community Development." In The Role of Local Government in Social, Political and Economic Development in Nigeria 1976-79, ed. by A.Y. Aliyu.  Zaria: Institute of Administration, A.B.U., 1982.  With Richard Hay and Effie Koehn.  Pp. 237-266.

"Forecast for Political Change in Ethiopia: An Urban Perspective." In Analyzing African Political Change: Applications of aNew Multidimensional Framework, ed. by James R. Scarritt.  Boulder: Westview Press, 1980.  Pp. 74-106.

"Collective Bargaining in Higher Education." In Simple Simulations II: A Collection of Simulations/Games for Political Scientists, ed. by Charles Walcott.  Washington, D.C.: American Political Science Association, 1980.  With Dennis J. O'Donnell and Robert E. Eagle.  Pp. 43-58.

"African Nation." In Simple Simulations II: A Collection of Simulations/Games for Political Scientists.  Edited by Charles Walcott.  Washington, D.C.: American Political Science Association, 1980.  With Robert E. Eagle.  Pp. 111-114.

"Urbanization and Urban Development Planning in Ethiopia." In Development of Urban Systems in Africa, ed. by Robert A. Obudho and S.S. El-Shakhs.  New York: Praeger, 1979.  With Eftychia Koehn.  Pp. 215-241.

"Montana Voter Review of Local Government: Implications for Policy and Research."  In U.S. Congress, Senate, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry, National Conference on Nonmetropolitan Community Services Research.  U.S. Senate Committee Print, 95th Congress, 1st Session.  Washington, D.C.: Government Printing Office, 1977. With Lauren S. McKinsey.  Pp. 149-156.

"Urban Origins and Consequences of National and Local Political Transformation in Ethiopia." In The City in Comparative Perspective: Cross-National Research and New Directions in Theory.  Edited by John Walton and Louis H. Masotti.  New York: John Wiley and Sons for Sage Publications, 1976.  Pp. 155-178.

"How Much Will the United States Do to Help Feed the World's Poor?"  Proceedings of the Third Public Affairs Forum. Bozeman: Montana State University, Cooperative Extension Service, 1975.  Pp. 96-112.

"Edir as a Vehicle for Urban Development in Addis Ababa."  Proceedings of the First United States Conference on Ethiopian Studies, 1973.  Edited by Harold G. Marcus.  East Lansing: African Studies Center, Michigan State University, 1975.  With Eftychia Koehn.  Pp. 399-426.

"Municipal Administration in Addis Ababa: Performance, Resource Mobilization, and Structural Coordination." In Studies in Ethiopian Government and Administration.  Compiled by Asmelash Beyene.  Addis Ababa: Haile Sellassie I University, 1974.  Pp. 160-230.

Articles in Refereed Journals

“Beyond Outputs: Pathways to Symmetrical Evaluations of University Sustainable-Development Partnerships.” Development Studies Research (forthcoming). With Juha I Uitto.

“Developments in Transnational Research Linkages: Evidence from U.S. Higher-education Activity.” Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research 3, No. 2 (2014):52-58. DOI:10.7821/naer.3.2.59-66.

“Evaluating Sustainability Education: Lessons from International Development Experience.” Higher Education (29 September 2013). With Juha Uitto. DOI 10.1007/s10734-013-9669-x

“China and Africa: Prospects for Symmetry in South-South Transnational Higher Education Partnerships Devoted to Sustainable Development.” Journal of China and the World 3 (2013):47-63. (in Chinese)

“Developments in Transnational Research Linkages: Evidence from U.S. Higher-education Activity.” Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (forthcoming)

“China and Africa: South-South Prospects for Symmetry in Transnational Higher Education Partnerships Devoted to Sustainable Development.” Journal of China and the World 3 (in Chinese, forthcoming December 2013).

“Donor-Supported Transnational Higher-Education Initiatives for Development and Research: A Framework for Analysis and a Call for Increased Transparency.“ Higher Education Policy 26 (2013):349-372. doi:10.1057/hep.2013.5.

“Transnational Higher Education and Sustainable Development: Current Initiatives and Future Prospects.” Policy Futures in Education 10, No. 3 (2012):274-282.

“Transnationalism and Transdisciplinary Undergraduate Education: The Minor in Global Public Health.” The Montana Professor 22, No. 2 (2012):26-27.

“Turbulence and Bifurcation in North-South Higher-Education Partnerships for Research and Sustainable Development.” Public Organization Review 12, No. 4 (2012):331-355.  doi:10.1007/s11115-012-0176-9

“Donors and Higher Education Partners: A Critical Assessment of U.S. and Canadian Support for Transnational Research and Sustainable Development.” Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education 42, No. 3 (May 2012):485-507. DOI:10.1080/03057925.2011.640138

“Transforming the Boundaries of Health Care: Insights from Somali Migrants.” Medical Anthropology 30, No. 5 (2011):1-27. Co-authored with Marja Tiilikainen. DOI 1080/01459740.2011.577.288

“The Transnational Competence Race.” The Montana Professor 21, No. 2 (2011):18-20.

“Indigenous Education for Critical Democracy: Teacher Approaches and Learning Outcomes in a K-5 Indian-Education-for-All Program,” Equity and Excellence in Education 44, No. 2 (2011):249-269. Co-authored with Phyllis B. Ngai.

“Enhancing International Research and Development-Project Activity on University Campuses: Insights from U.S. Senior International Officers.” Journal of Studies in International Education 15, No. 4 (September 2011):332-350. Co-authored with Darla K. Deardorff and Kerry D. Bolognese. DOI 10.1177/1028315310365540.

“Climate Policy and Action 'Underneath’ Kyoto and Copenhagen: China and the USA.” Wiley Interdisciplinary Reviews (WIREs): Climate Change 1 (March/April 2010):405-417. Invited focus article. Flagship journal in the WIREs (R.R. Hawkins award) series.

“Indigenous Studies and Intercultural Education: The Impact of a Place-based Primary-school Program.” Intercultural Education 21, No. 6 (December 2010):595-604. Co-authored with Phyllis B. Ngai.

“Implementing Montana’s Indian-Education-for All Initiative in a K-5 Public School: Implications for Classroom Teaching, Education Policy, and Native Communities.” Journal of American Indian Education 49, Nos.1 & 2 (2010):44-62. Co-authored with Phyllis B. Ngai.

“Enhancing Higher Education’s Engagement in International Development: Africa-U.S. Partnerships,” Journal of the World Universities Forum 1, 6 (2008):127-140. Co-authored with Montague Demment and Anne-Claire Hervy.

“Underneath Kyoto: Emerging Subnational Government Initiatives and Incipient Issue-bundling Opportunities in China and the United States.” Global Environmental Politics 8, No. 1 (February 2008):53-77.

“Back to the Future: Bicycles, Human Health, and GHG Emissions in China.”  China Environment Series 9 (2007):123-126.

“Peaceful and Sustainable Development? Middle-management Entrepreneurship and Transnational Competence in China.”  East Asia: An International Quarterly 24, No. 3 (2007):251-263.

“Migration and Transnational Health Care: Connecting Finland and Somaliland.” Siirtolaisuus – Migration  34, No. 1 (2007):2-9. Co-authored  with Marja Tiilikainen.

“Citizenship Education for an Age of Population Mobility and Glocally Interconnected Destinies.”  Finnish Journal of Ethnicity and Migration 1, No. 1 (December 2006):26-33.  Co-authored with Phyllis B. Ngai.  Inaugural issue.

“Fitting a Vital Linkage Piece into the Multidimensional Emissions-reduction Puzzle: Nongovernmental Pathways to Consumption Changes in the PRC and the USA.” Climatic Change 77 (2006):377-413.

“Medical Education for a Changing World: Moving Beyond Cultural Competence into Transnational Competence.” Academic Medicine 81, No. 6 (June 2006): 548-556.  Co-authored with Herbert Swick. Commentary by Joseph R. Betancourt (pp. 499-501).

“Health-care Outcomes in Ethnoculturally Discordant Medical Encounters: The Role of Physician Transnational Competence in Consultations with Asylum Seekers.”  Journal of Immigrant and Minority Health 8, No. 2 (April 2006):137-147.

“The Mental-health Needs of Political-asylum Seekers and Resident Foreign Nationals in Finland: Patient Perspectives and Practitioner Recognition.”  Sosiaalilaaketieteellinen Aikakausilehti [Journal of Social Medicine] 43 (2006):47-59.  In Finnish. Co-authored with Kirsti Sainola-Rodriguez.

“Globalization, Migration Health, and Educational Preparation for Transnational Medical Encounters,” Globalization and Health 2, No. 2 (30 January 2006):1-43. “Highly accessed”

“Transnational Migration, State Policy, and Local Clinician Treatment of Asylum Seekers and Resettled Migrants: Comparative Perspectives on Reception Center and Community Health Care Practice in Finland.” Global Social Policy 6, No.1 (2006):21-56.

“Subnational Managerial Transformation and the Post-WTO-Accession Business Environment in China: Shanghai Perspectives.” Thunderbird International Business Review 47, No. 6 (November-December 2005):671-693.

“Clinician/Patient Connections in Ethnoculturally Nonconcordant Encounters with Political-asylum Seekers: A Comparison of Physicians and Nurses.”  Journal of Transcultural Nursing 16, No. 4 (Oct. 2005):298-311.  Co-authored with Kirsti Sainola- Rodriguez.

“Medical Encounters in Finnish Reception Centres: Asylum-seeker and Clinician Perspectives.”  Journal of Refugee Studies 18, No. 1 (2005):47-75.

“Sustainable-development Frontiers and Divides: Transnational Actors and U.S./China Greenhouse-gas Emissions.” International Journal of Sustainable Development & World Ecology 11, No. 4 (2004):380-396.

“Global Politics and Multinational Health-care Encounters: Assessing the Role of Transnational Competence.” EcoHealth 1, No. 1 (March 2004):69-85.   Inaugural issue.

“Great-Power Decentralization and the Management of Global/Local Economic Policy and Relations: Lessons in Fluidity from the People’s Republic of China.” International Review of Administrative Sciences 69, No. 2 (June 2003): 235-258. With Edmond Orban and Xiaoyuan Chen.

“The Shanghai Outlook on the WTO: Local Bureaucrats and Accession-related Reforms.”  Pacific Affairs 75, No.3 (Fall 2002):399-417.

“Transnational Competence in an Emergent Epoch.” International Studies Perspectives 3 (May 2002):105-127.  Visions of International Studies piece.  With James N. Rosenau.

“Chinese Americans and U.S.-China Relations in the 21st Century: Applications of Cross-national Competence to Interdependent Resource-consumption Challenges.” Journal of American-East Asian Relations 10, Nos. 3-4 (Fall-Winter 2001):129-154.

“One Government, Multiple Systems: Hong Kong Public Administration in Transition,” Public Organization Review: A Global Journal 1, No. 1 (2001):93-117.  Inaugural issue.

"Cross-cultural Management: The Pitfalls of Unspoken Signals."  World Executive's Digest (January 1998):49-50.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.

"Nonverbal Hints for Successful Intercultural Negotiation."  Shijie Jingliren Wenzhai (November 1997):58-60 [in Chinese]. With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai. [Awarded silver prize, writer-of-the-year, Asian Sources Media Group Chinese Language editorial awards]

"The Challenge of Decentralization in Eritrea."  Journal of African Policy Studies 2, No. 1 (1996):31-51.  With Goran Hyden and Turhan Saleh.

“Practical Low-budget Programming: Initiatives and Cautions for International Higher-education Management in the Era of Public Entrepreneurship.” International Education Forum 16, No. 2 (Fall 1996):121-134.

"Convergence of Global and Multicultural Education: The Socio-Political Context."  International Education Forum 12, No. 1 (Spring 1992):12-17.

"Resettled Refugees from Ethiopia: Who Gets into the United States?" Refuge 10, No. 4 (April 1991):15-20.

"Community Development in Nigeria: Prevailing Orientations Among Local Government Officials."  Community Development Journal (Oxford) 25, No. 2 (April 1990):147-160.  With Richard A. Hay, Jr. and Eftychia Koehn.

"Competitive Transition to Civilian Rule: Nigeria's First and Second Experiments."  Journal of Modern African Studies 27, No. 3 (September 1989):401-430.

"Local Government Involvement in National Development Planning: Guidelines for Project Selection Based Upon Nigeria's Fourth Plan Experience." Public Administration and Development 9, No. 4 (September-October 1989):417-436.

"Iranian Emigres and Non-Returnees: Political Exiles or Economic Migrants?" Scandinavian Journal of Development Alternatives 8, No. 2 (June 1989):79-109.  With Girma Negash.

"The Kaduna Local Government and Nigeria's Fourth National Development Plan (1981-85): An Analysis of Roles and Proposals."  Nigerian Journal of Public Affairs 12 (June 1988):1-20.

"Political Access and Capital Accumulation: An Analysis of State Land Allocation Processes and Beneficiaries in Nigeria." Afrique et Developpement 12, No. 1 (1987):163-184.

"Nigeria's Foreign Exchange Controls: An Alternative to IMF Conditions and Dependency?" Africa Today 33, No.4 (1986):7-32. With Olatunde Ojo.

"Agricultural Policy and Environmental Destruction in Ethiopia and Nigeria." Rural Africana 25-26 (Spring/Fall 1986):25-53.

"'Development' Administration and Land Allocation in Nigeria."  Rural Africana 18 (Winter, 1984):59-75.

"State Land Allocation and Class Formation in Nigeria."  Journal of Modern African Studies 21, No. 3 (1983):461-481.

"The Role of Public Administrators in Public Policy Making: Practice and Prospects in Nigeria."  Public Administration and Development 3 (January-March, 1983):1-26.

"Analyzing the Ethiopian Revolution: A Rebuttal."  Journal of Modern African Studies 20, No. 3 (September, 1982):513-519.  With Brian D'Silva.

"Prelude to Civilian Rule: The 1979 Nigerian Elections." Africa Today 28, No. 1 (1981):17-45.

"Proposal for a Unified System of Administration for the New Federal Capital Territory of Nigeria." Nigerian Journal of Public Affairs 9 (May 1980):1-21.  With A.Y. Aliyu.

"Ethiopia: Famine, Food Production, and Changes in the Legal Order." African Studies Review 22 (April 1979):51-71.

"Student Politics in Traditional Monarchies: A Comparative Analysis of Ethiopia and Nepal." Journal of Asian and African Studies 13 (Jan.-April 1978):33-49.  With Louis D. Hayes.

"Rural and Urban Land Reform in Ethiopia." African Law Studies 14, No. 1 (1977):3-62.  With John M. Cohen.  Reprinted in the University of Wisconsin Land Tenure Center's reprint series, LTC Reprint No. 135 (April 1978).

"Local Government in Ethiopia: Independence and Variability in a Deconcentrated System." Quarterly Journal of Administration 9 (July 1975):369-386.  With John M. Cohen.

"Selected Bibliography:  The Municipality of Addis Ababa, Ethiopia," African Urban Notes, Ser. B, No. 2 (Spring 1975):133-160.

"Ethiopian Politics: Military Intervention and Prospects for Further Change." Africa Today 22 (April/June 1975):7-21.

"Forms of Local Government: Can Change Make a Difference?" Montana Business Quarterly 12 (Summer, 1974):5-21. With James Lopach.

Conference Presentations, Newspaper Stories, In-house and non-peer-reviewed Publications, and Selected Professional Papers

“Liberal Education for Greater Global Understanding and Cooperation: Preparing Students for Today’s Peace Corps.” Posted by the American Association of Colleges & Universities.

“Institutionalized Chaos, Access, and Governance: Turbulence and Bifurcation in North-South Higher-Education Partnerships for Research and Development.” Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Political Science Association, Seattle, 1 September 2011.

“Growth with Sustainable Development? Impressions of Addis Ababa at the Start of 2011.” Afrikan Sarvi – Horn of Africa Journal 1, No. 1 (2011). With Phyllis B. Ngai. http://afrikansarvi.fi/

“Higher Education and Sustainable Development in Africa: Why Partner Transnationally?” Background Paper for the Ministerial Conference on Higher Education in Agriculture in Africa (Theme 6: Strengthening Partnerships in Agricultural Tertiary Education), Kampala, Uganda, 16 November 2010. Lead author with Montague Demment. A U.S.-Africa Higher Education Initiative Publication.

“Enhancing International Research and Development-Project Activity on U.S. Campuses: The Senior International Officer Perspective.” With Darla K. Deardorff and Kerry D. Bolognese. APLU international web site papers (October 2009).

“3Ts for the Twenty-first Century: Transborder Migration, Transnational Empowerment, and Transformation of Professional Higher Education.” Paper presented at the Transnationalization and Institutional Transformations Meeting of the TRANS-NET project, Moulay Ismail University, Meknes, Morocco, 5 June 2009.

“Partnerships in Africa: Enhancing Higher Education’s Engagement in International Development.” Virtual paper for the World Universities’ Forum, Davos, Switzerland, 31 January - 2 February 2008.  With Montague Demment and Anne-Claire Hervy. APLU international web site papers.

“Preparing Transnationally Competent Physicians for Migrant-friendly Health Care: New Directions in U.S. Medical Education.”  In Proceedings of the Hospitals in a Culturally Diverse Europe Conference on Quality-assured Health Care and Health Promotion for Migrants and Ethnic Minorities, Amsterdam, 9-11 December 2004. With Herbert Swick. 

“TransPacific Interactions, Transnational Competence, and Global Climate-change Initiatives: Challenges and Opportunities for Overseas Chinese.”  Paper presented at the Second International Conference of Institutes & Libraries for Chinese Overseas Studies on Transnational Networks: Challenges in Research and Documentation of the Chinese Overseas, Chinese University of Hong Kong, March 2003.

“Transnational Competence and Migrant Marginality: Hidden Perspectives on Health/Illness, Health-care Outcomes, Adherence, Ethnocultural Practice, and Mental-health Needs.”  Paper presented at the Fulbright New Century Scholars-1 final plenary session, Airlie House, Va., 2 November 2002.

“New Century Scholar Reports on Finnish Research Experience.”  Fulbright Center News [Helsinki] 12, No. 2 (October 2002):15.

“Chinese+Americans and U.S. - China Relations: Domestic Politics and Transnational Sustainable+Development Projects.” Paper presented at the 51st Annual Meeting of the Association of Asian Studies, Boston, March 1999.

“China, US Look to Oil Imports.”  Hong Kong Standard, 31 August 1998, p. 2 China Business Review section.

“Views on Sino - U.S. Relations: Connections that Bind.”  CLSA Global Emerging Markets (Hong Kong) (July 1998:9).

"Beyond Reversion: Hong Kong in the Year of Transition."  Montanan 15, No. 3 (Spring 1998):22-23.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.

"China - USA Relations: The People-to-People Factor."  Hong Kong Economic Times, 5 November 1997, p. A23. [in Chinese]

"Hong Kong is Secretly Scared About its July 1 Takeover."  Great Falls Tribune, 15 June 1997, p. A11.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.

"Promise of Hong Kong: China Eagerly Awaits Return of Long-lost and Now Prospering 'Child.'"  The Missoulian, 28 June 1997, p. C1.  With Phyllis Bo-yuen Ngai.

“Teaching Overseas: A Cherished Experience,” Union Post (SISU student publication), May 1997, p.12.

“Decentralization and Socio-economic Development in Nigeria, Ethiopia, and Eritrea: Current Directions and Future Prospects.”  Presented at the Conference on Philosophy, Politics, and Development in Africa, Binghamton, June 1996.

“Third-World Studies, General Education, and the International Curriculum at The University of Montana.” Janus 7 (Spring 1996):3-12.  With Christopher Johnson.

"Decentralization for Social Planning in Eritrea."  Final Report on the consultancy for UNICEF-Eritrea and Eritrea's Ministry of Local Government, 31 January 1996.  35 pp.  With Goran Hyden.

Directory of Faculty & Staff with International Qualifications, 3rd revised edition.  Missoula: University of Montana, Office of International Programs, 1995.  87 pp.  Co-editor and compiler.

"International Development Opportunities for Faculty at The University of Montana."  Janus 5 (Spring 1994):14-19.

"AIEA - A National or International Association?  A Strategy for the 21st Century."  Concept paper co-authored with Jack van der Water and Barbara Burn.  Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Association for International Education Administrators in Orlando, February 1993.

International Programs at The University of Montana, revised edition.  Missoula: University of Montana, Office of International Programs, 1993.  32 pp.  Co-authored with Vicki Warp.

"Repatriation Prospects among Ethiopian and Eritrean Exiles in the United States."  Presented at the 20th Annual Meeting of the Canadian African Studies Association, Toronto, May 1991.

Directory of Faculty with International Qualifications, 2nd revised edition.  Missoula:  University of Montana, Office of International Programs, 1991. 54 pp.  Co-editor and compiler with Robin Wall.

International Programs at The University of Montana.  Missoula:  University of Montana, Office of International Programs, 1991. 16 pp.  Co-authored with Anette With and Michele Hawtrey.

Directory of Faculty with International Qualifications. Missoula: University of Montana, Office of International Programs, 1989.  41 pp. Co-editor and compiler with Robin Wall. 

"Exiles from Ethiopia:  Economic and Social Adaptation in the Nation's Capital."  Presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Chicago, October 1988.

"State-Local Relations in Nigeria."  Read at the International Political Science Association Regional Conference in New Delhi, India, March 1988.

"Refugee Formation and Superpower Politics in the Horn of Africa."  Presented at the 30th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Denver, November 20, 1987.  With Girma Negash.

"Selected Political Issues and Problems in U.S. Immigration Law."  Presented at the Denver University College of Law's Conference on Refugees, 4 April 1986.

"Pre- and Post-revolution Emigres and Non Returnees:  Ethiopian-Iranian Comparisons."  Presented at the Joint Annual Meeting of the African and Middle Eastern Studies Associations, New Orleans, 25 November 1985.

"The Migration of Post-revolution Exiles to the United States; Determinant Factors and Policy Implications in the Ethiopian Case."  Presented at the 26th Annual Meeting of the African Studies Association, Boston, 10 December 1983.

"Return to Civilian Rule: The Nigerian Experience." Presented at the 1981 meeting of the Western Political Science Association, March 26-28, Denver.

"U.S. Foreign Policy and the Ethiopian-Somali Conflict." Presented at the Fifth International Conference on Ethiopian Studies, Chicago, 14 April 1978.

"Cooperatives and Urban Participation in Ethiopia: A Preliminary Analysis." Delivered at the sixth session of the SSRC Regional Seminar on Urban Africa, City University of New York, December 13, 1975.

 "Urban Administrators in Ethiopia; Methodological Approach and Research Results."  Delivered at the 1973 National Conference of the American Society for Public Administration, Los Angeles, April 3, 1973.

"Political Socialization and Political Integration; The Impact of the Faculty of Arts, Haile Sellassie I University."  Delivered at theInterdisciplinary Seminar of the Faculties of Arts and Education, Haile Sellassie I University, June, 1972.

Reviews and Review Essays

"Linking China, India, and the United States.” Review of China and India in the Age of Globalization, by Shalendra D. Sharma. In International Studies Review 12, No. 2 (2010):331-334.

Review of Matthew J. Gibney’s The Ethics and Politics of Asylum: Liberal Democracy and the Response to Refugees.  In Perspectives on Politics 3, No. 2 (June 2005):419-421.

Review of Peter Gries’ China’s New Nationalism: Pride, Politics, and Diplomacy.  In China Review 5, No. 1 (Spring 2005):152-155.

Review of Arthur C. Helton’s The Price of Indifference: Refugees and Humanitarian Action in the New Century. In Perspectives on Politics 1, No. 4 (December 2003):832-833.

“Bound or Unbound?” Review of Scott Sernau’s Bound: Living in the Globalized World. In Public Organization Review  2, No. 2 (June 2002):187-191.

"Higher-education Politics and International Education."  Review of David Yount's Who Runs the University? The Politics of

Higher Education in Hawaii, 1985-1992.  In International Education Forum 17, No. 1 (Spring 1997):92-95.

“Questionable Links:  African Emigres and Africa.”  Africa Today 41, No. 3 (1994):81-85.  Review essay.

Review of The Political Economy of Ethiopia, edited by Marina Ottaway, for Studies in Comparative International Development 28, No. 4 (Winter 1994): 94-96.

"The Nigerian State in Historical Perspective."  Africa Today 38, No. 1 (1991):81-83.

Review of James H. Mittelman's Out from Underdevelopment: Prospects for the Third World for Political Science Quarterly 104 (Winter 1989/90):730-732.

"Political Developments in Nigeria."  Africa Today 35, No. 1 (1988):49-56.  Review essay.

Review of Jacqueline Braveboy-Wagner's Interpreting the Third World for Africa Today 34, No.3 (1987):85-86.

"Essays on Nigerian Political Economy."  Africa Today 29, No. 4 (1982):47-48.

"Clouded Crystal Balls."  Africa Today 29, No. 2 (1982):53-58.  Review Essay.

Review of Dennis Austin's Politics in Africa for Journal of Developing Areas 16 (April 1982):460-462.

"The Ethiopian Revolution:  Events, Interpretations, and Implications."  Africa Today 27, No. 1 (1980):33-45.  Review essay.

Reviews of books on Ethiopia also have been published in Journal of Developing Areas (Oct. 1988), African Studies Review (Dec. 1986), Northeast African Studies (1986), ASA Review of Books (1978), The Journal of Politics (Feb. 1977),

African Affairs (Oct. 1976), and Africa Today (April-June 1976).