Bokina, John 1948-

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BOKINA, John 1948-

PERSONAL: Born January 6, 1948, in Chicago, IL; son of Victor (an X-ray technician) and Mary (a homemaker) Bokina; married Nancy Lashaway (a professor), April 5, 1992; children: Sarah. Education: University of Illinois at Chicago, A.B. (political science and sociology), 1970, M.A. (political science and sociology), 1972; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Ph.D. (political theory), 1979; also attended language courses at the Goethe-Institut, Blaumeuren, Germany, 1974, Institut für Sozialforschung, 1974, Christian-Albrechts Universität, 1980, Hochschule für Ökonomie, 1988, and Europäische Akademie, 1988.

ADDRESSES: Home—303 Austin Blvd., Edinburg, TX 78539. Office—Department of Political Science, University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX 78539. E-mail—[email protected].

CAREER: University of Illinois, Chicago, IL, teaching assistant, 1971; University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, teaching assistant, 1972-74 and 1975-76, instructor, 1973-76; University of Detroit, Detroit, MI, visiting assistant professor, 1976-77, instructor, 1977-79, director of the honors program, 1977-80, assistant professor, 1979-81; University of Texas-Pan American, Edinburg, TX, assistant professor, 1982-85, associate professor, 1986-92, professor, 1992—. Conductor of workshops.

MEMBER: International Political Science Association, International Politics and the Arts Group, European Consortium for Political Research (institutional liaison), American Historical Association, American Political Science Association, Midwest Political Science Association, Caucus for a New Political Science, Conference Group on German Politics, Foundations of Political Theory Group, German Studies Association, Phi Kappa Phi.

AWARDS, HONORS: Fellowship, University of Illinois, 1974-75; graduate research grant, University of Illinois, 1974; German language training grants from the Council for European Studies, 1974, and the German Academic Exchange Service, 1980; Political Science Association Faculty Member of the Year, University of Detroit/Pi Sigma Alpha, 1980-81; National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for College Teachers, 1981-82; faculty research grants, University of Texas-Pan American, 1984-86, 1997; International Political Science Association Travel Grant, 1985; American Council of Learned Societies Travel Grant, 1986; Faculty Achievement Awards, University of Texas-Pan American, 1986, 1997.


(With Joseph P. Friedman and Joseph Miller) Contemporary Political Theory, University of Illinois Extension Division (Urbana, IL), 1977.

(Editor, with Timothy J. Lukes) Marcuse: From the New Left to the Next Left, University Press of Kansas (Lawrence, KS), 1994.

Opera and Politics: From Monteverdi to Henze, Yale University Press (New Haven, CT), 1997.

Contributor to anthologies, including Vienna: The World of Yesterday, 1889-1914, Westview Press (Boulder, CO), 1994, and Wagner in Retrospect: A Centennial Reappraisal, Rodopi (Amsterdam), 1987. Contributor to journals, including International Political Science Review, Telos, Cultural Critique, and Politics and the Life Sciences. Contributor of book reviews to journals, including New Political Science, American Political Science Review, and Library Journal. Member of editorial board, Telos, 1986—, and New Political Science, 1989-96, 1999—.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Herbert Marcuse, for Rowman & Littlefield (Lanham, MD); The Idea of Spartacus.