Recent Papers and Presentations
McMahon, Edward R. and Baker, Scott. Piecing a Democratic Quilt: Universal Norms and Regional Organizations. Bloomfield: Kumerian Press, 2006.
Contributing Editor, Political Handbook of the World 2001-2002. Binghamton: CSA Publications, 2003.
McMahon, Edward R. and Sinclair, Thomas (eds). Democratic Institution Performance: Research and Policy Perspectives. Westport: Praeger, 2002.
McMahon, Edward and Chauville, Roland. UPR Recommendations Database. UPR-Info. http://www.upr-info.org/database/2010
McMahon, Edward and Mueller, Thomas. Elections Result Archive, Center on Democratic Performance, Binghamton University, http://cdp.binghamton.edu/era. 2003.
Book Chapters and Articles
McMahon, E., Busia, K. and Ascherio, M. “Comparing Peer Reviews: The Universal Periodic Review of the UN Human Rights Council And The African Peer Review Mechanism”, African and Asian Studies, accepted for publication, vol. 12, no.3, 2013. Peer reviewed.
McMahon, E. and Ascherio, M. “A Step Ahead in Promoting Human Rights? The Universal Periodic Review of the United Nations Human Rights Council”, Global Governance, vol. 18, no. 2, 2012. Peer reviewed.
McMahon, E. and Kornheiser, E., “Assessing the Assessments: Correlating Democracy Measurement Methodologies”, Social Indicators Research Journal, vol. 97, no. 3, July 2010. Peer Reviewed.
“International Organizations and Peer Review: Assessing the Universal Periodic Review Mechanism of the United Nations Human Rights Council”, African Yearbook of International Law, vol. 17, 2009. Peer Reviewed.
Baker, D., Koliba, C., Kolodinsky, J., Liang, K., McMahon, E., Patterson, T., Wang, Q. “Moving Toward a Transdisciplinary Approach in the Land Grant System”, NACTA Journal, vol. 53, no. 2, June 2009. Peer reviewed.
“Democracy and Universal Human Rights: An Example of Social Justice Activism at the International Level", A 21st Century Approach To Teaching/ /Social Justice: Educating for Both Advocacy & Action, Johnson III, Richard, ed. New York, Peter Lang Press, 2009. Peer Reviewed.
“The Evolving Democratic Entitlement Doctrine: Is it Global?”, Globalization and Civilization: Are They Forces in Conflict?, Mazrui, Ali, DiKirr, Patrick M., and Kafrawi, Shalahudin, eds. New York, Global Scholarly Press, 2008. pp. 341-363.
"Regional Organizations, Sustainable Development and Democratic Governance", Development Outreach, World Bank, November, 2007.
"Democracy and Universal Human Rights: An Example of Social Justice Activism at the International Level", Transformative Leadership: Preparing Students for Global Social Justice, Johnson III, Richard. Manuscript submitted for publication. 2007.
"The African Charter on Democracy, Elections and Governance: A Positive Step On A Long Path", African Governance Monitoring and Advocacy Project, http://www.afrimap.org/. 2007. Peer reviewed.
"Democracy in Kenya", Countries at the Crossroads: A Survey of Governance, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in 30 States, New York: Freedom House, 2006. pp. 259-279. Peer reviewed.
"Assessing G8 Compliance with the Africa Action Plan: Strengthening Institutions and Governance", Freedom, Prosperity, and Security: The G8 Partnership with Africa Appendix, Council on Foreign Relations, New York, 2005. pp. 49-61.
"Catching the ‘Third Wave’ of Democratization? Political Party Effectiveness in Africa Since 1980", African and Asian Studies, vol. 3 no. 3-4, 2004. pp. 295-320. Peer reviewed.
"Democracy in Kenya", Countries at the Crossroads: A Survey of Governance, Human Rights and the Rule of Law in 30 States, New York: Freedom House, 2004. pp. 229-246. Peer reviewed.
McMahon, Edward R. and Nussbaum, Brian. "The Paradox of Democracy." Democratic Institution Performance: Research and Policy Perspectives. McMahon, Edward R. and Sinclair, Thomas (eds). Westport: Praeger, 2002. pp. 3-11.
"Burundi and South Africa: Lessons Learned from Two Democratic Transitions." The Scholar Between Thought and Experience. Morewedge, Parviz (ed). Binghamton, NY: Global Publications, 2001.
"Assessing USAID’s Assistance for Democratic Development: Is it Quantity Versus Quality?" Evaluation: The International Journal of Theory, Research and Practice v.7 #4. London: Sage, Winter, 2001. pp. 453-467. Peer reviewed.
"The ‘New’ Civil Society and Democratic Transitions in Africa." SubSaharan Africa in the 1990s: Challenges to Democracy and Development. Siddiqui, Ruhksana A. (ed). Westport: Praeger, 1997. pp. 23-37.
"External Assistance for Democratization in Francophone Africa." Retour au Pluralisme Politique et Perspectives de Consolidation de la Democratie en Afrique. Bakary, Tessy (ed). Quebec: Universite Laval, 1995. pp. 126-141.
"Elections in Slovenia." The New Democratic Frontier: A Country-by-Country Report on Elections in Central and Eastern Europe. Washington: National Democratic Institute for International Affairs, 1994. pp. 65-74.