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Douglas Yates, Ph.D.

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Professor, Member of the Academic Committee

Fields of expertise

  • African politics

  • Politics of Oil

  • Anglo-American Law

  • Franco-American Foreign Affairs

  • French Politics

  • Comparative Electoral Studies

  • Democracy Building

  • International Conflict

  • Research methods and methodology

Education

  • B.A. Law & Society, U.C. Santa Barbara

  • M.A. Political Science, Boston University

  • Ph.D. Political Science Boston University

Other Current Posts

  • Associate professor, University of Cergy-Pontoise, France

Publications

Books

  • The Scramble for African Oil: Oppression, Corruption and War for Control of Africa's Natural Resources (London: Pluto Press, 2012)

  • The French Oil Industry and the Corps des Mines in Africa (Trenton/Asmara: Africa World Press, 2009)

  • Historical Dictionary of Gabon, 3rd ed., co-authored with David Gardinier (Lanham, MD: Scarecrow-Press, 2006)

  • Oil Policy in the Gulf of Guinea: Security & Conflict, Economic Growth, Social Development co-edited with Rudolf Traub-Merz (Bonn: Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 2004)

  • The Rentier State in Africa: Oil Rent Dependency and Neocolonialism in the Republic of Gabon (Trenton/Asmara: Africa World Press, 1996)

Chapters in Edited Volumes

  • 鈥淢odern Dynastic Rule,鈥 Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science, Sandy Maisel, ed. (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016)

  • 鈥淕abon,鈥 in Africa Yearbook: Politics, Economy and Society South of the Sahara (Leiden: Brill Publishers): all annual editions of the Africa Yearbook since 2004

  • 鈥淭he Rise and Fall of Oil-Rentier States in Africa,鈥 in J. Andrew Grant, W.R. Nad猫ge Compaor茅 & Matthew I. Mitchell, eds. New Approaches to the Governance of Natural Resources: Insights from Africa (Houndmills, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2015)

  • 鈥淧ort-Gentil: From Forestry Capital to Energy Capital,鈥 in Joseph A. Pratt, Martin V. Melosi & Kathleen A. Brosnan, Energy Capitals: Local Impact, Global Influence (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2014)

  • 鈥淔rance, the EU, and Africa,鈥 in Adekeye Adebajo & Kaye Whiteman, The EU and Africa: From Eurafrique to Afro-Europa (London: Hurst & Co. 2012)

  • 鈥淥il, Rebel Movements and Armed Conflict in Africa,鈥 in Alain Beltran, ed. Oil and War/Le p茅trole et la guerre (Bruxelles: Peter Lang, 2012)

  • 鈥淒emocracy and Authoritarianism in Sub-Saharan Africa,鈥 Oxford Bibliographies in Political Science, Richard Valelly, ed. OBO-0302.R1 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012).

  • 鈥淓valuating Governance in Africa鈥檚 Oil Sector,鈥 in Jamila Abubakar, Kenneth Omeje & Habu Galadima, eds. Conflict of Securities: Reflections on State and Human Security in Africa (London: Adonis & Abbey, 2010)

  • 鈥淟ife Stories and Family Histories of the French Oil Industry,鈥 in Alain Beltran, ed. A Comparative History of National Oil Companies (Bruxelles: Peter Lang, 2010)

  • 鈥淯NESCO in Africa,鈥 in Adekeye Adebajo, ed. From Global Apartheid to Global Village: Africa and the United Nations, with a forward by Boutros-Boutros Ghali (Scottsville, South Africa: University of Kwa-Zulu Natal Press, 2009)

  • 鈥淔rench Puppet, Chinese Strings: Gabon and China,鈥 in Kweku Ampiah & Sanusha Naidu, eds. Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? China and Africa: Engaging the World鈥檚 Next Superpower (Cape Town/Scottsville: Center for Conflict Resolution/University of KwaZulu-Natal Press 2008)

  • 鈥淭he Resource Curse Thesis,鈥 in Max Liniger-Goumaz, Guinea Ecuatorial: Bibliograf铆a General, Vol. XV (Geneva: Editions du Temps, 2007)

  • 鈥淐hinese Oil Interests in Africa,鈥 in Garth le Pere, ed. China in Africa: Mercantilist Predator, or Partner in Development? (Midrand/Johannesburg: Institute for Global Dialogue/South African Institute of International Affairs, 2006)

  • 鈥淔rance, Britain and the United States,鈥 in Adekeye Adebajo & Ismail Rashid, eds., West Africa Security Challenges: Building Peace in a Troubled Region (Boulder: Lynne Riener, 2004)

  • 鈥淣eo-Petromonialism in Gabon,鈥 in Andreas Mehler & Matthias Basedau, eds., Resource Politics in Sub-Saharan Africa (Hamburg: Institute of African Affairs, 2004)

  • 鈥淔rance鈥檚 Elf Scandals,鈥 in Gerald Caiden, O.P. Dwivedi & Joseph Jabbra, Where Corruption Lives (Bloomfield CT: Kumarian Press, 2001)

  • 鈥淭he United States, France and Equatorial Guinea,鈥 in Luis Ondo Ayang, M茅langes Euro-Africains (Madrid: Claves Para El Futuro, 2001)

Articles in scholarly journals

  • Review of John Heilbrunn, Oil, Democracy, and Development in Africa,Journal of Modern African Studies Vol. 53 No. 1 (March 2015)

  • Review of Judith Scheele, Village Matters: Knowledge, Politics & Community in Kabila, Algeria, Africa Review of Books (March 2011)

  • Review of Sarah Raine, China鈥檚 African Challenges, Pacific Affairs, Vol. 83, No. 3 (2010)

  • 鈥淭he French Connection鈥, Global Dialogue, Vol. 13.1 (Johannesburg: Institute for Global Dialogue, March 2008)

  • 鈥淭he Scramble for African Oil,鈥 South African Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 13, No. 2, Winter/Spring (2006)

  • Review of Leo Panitch and Colin Leys (eds), The New Imperial Challenge: Socialist Register 2004,New Political Science, Vol. 26, No. 3 (2004)

  • Review of Daniel Lindenberg, Le rappel 脿 l鈥檕rdre: Enqu锚te sur les nouveaux r茅actionnaires New Political Science, Vol. 25, No. 3 (2003)

  • Review of Ali Rahnema, An Islamic Utopian: A Political Biography of Ali Shari鈥檃ti , New Political Science, Vol. 23, No. 1 (2001)

  • 鈥淟鈥檃ide au d茅veloppement international: r茅formes en France, en Grande-Bretagne et aux Etats-Unis,鈥 Revue Fran莽aise de G茅o茅conomie, no. 12 (Paris: Economica, 2000)

  • Review of Jacques Derrida, La Contre All茅e, New Political Science, Vol. 22, No. 3 (2000)

  • Review of Pierre Bourdieu, La Domination Masculine, New Political Science, Vol. 21, No. 4 (1999)

  • 鈥淥il and the Franco-American Rivalry,鈥 L鈥橝frique Politique 1997 (Paris: Karthala, 1998)

Conference papers

  • University of Cambridge, 鈥淔rench Military Intervention in Africa,鈥 26th Biennial Conference of the African Studies Association of the UK, Cambridge, England (8 Sep 2016)

  • London School of Economics, 鈥淢odern Dynastic Rule in Gabon and Equatorial Guinea,鈥 Kuwait Program, London, England (17 Oct 2015)

  • German Development Institute, 鈥淪cramble for African Oil,鈥 13th Annual Global Governance School, Bonn, Germany (10 Sep 2015)

  • University of Kassel, 鈥淪cramble for African Oil,鈥 Oil Rents and Politics Workshop, Kassel, Germany (13 Dec 2013)

  • Institut Fran莽ais du Proche-Orient, 鈥淓thnicity, Violence and Oil Rent in Gabon,鈥 Erbil, Kurdistan, Iraq (8 Oct 2013)

  • Center for Conflict Resolution, 鈥淔rench Peacekeeping Role in Africa,鈥 Stellenbosch, South Africa (30 Aug 2013)

  • Voronezh State University, 鈥淭he Gu茅ant Memorandum: What Are the Effects on Internationalization of Higher Education?鈥 Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges (GAUC), Voronezh, Russia (25 May 2012)

  • Xi鈥檃n International University, 鈥淓valuation of Educational Reforms in France: Better Climate for International Partners?鈥 Global Advancement of Private Universities and Colleges (GAPUC) Xi鈥檃n, China (29 May 2011)

  • Chatham House, 鈥淩esolving Governance Challenges,鈥 at Conference on Oil Politics in Africa, St. Mary鈥檚 Guild Hall, University of Coventry, England (16 Nov 2011)

  • United States Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, 鈥淗istory of Gabon,鈥 Ambassadorial Seminar, Army/Navy Club, Washington D.C. (4 Oct 2010)

  • United States Department of State, Africa Regional Services, Speakers Program, 鈥淵outh Engagement in the Political Process,鈥 Conakry, Guinea (16-21 Aug 2009)

  • International Political Science Association, 鈥淓nhancing Governance in Africa鈥檚 Oil Sector,鈥 21st World Congress of Political Science, Santiago, Chile (12-16 July 2009)

  • South African Institute of International Affairs, 鈥淓nhancing Governance in Africa鈥檚 Oil Sector,鈥 Governance of African Resources Project (GARP), Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania (22-29 Nov 2008)

  • Centre for Conflict Resolution, 鈥淕abon and China,鈥 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon? China and Africa: Engaging the World鈥檚 Next Superpower, Policy Seminar, Cape Town, South Africa (17-18 Sept 2007)

  • Centre for Conflict Resolution, 鈥淔rance, Britain, & China: Good Samaritans?鈥 Africa鈥檚 Responsibility to Protect/Policy Advisory Group Seminar, Cape Town, South Africa (23-24 April 2007)

  • United States Department of Defense, Joint Information Operations Warfare Command, 鈥淪trengths and Weaknesses of China/US Approaches to Africa: Resource Development and Trade,鈥 China in Africa Today Seminar, San Antonio, Texas (6-7 March 2007)

  • United States Department of State, Bureau of Intelligence and Research, 鈥淐hina鈥檚 Interests in African Oil,鈥 Arlington, Virginia (4 Dec 2006)

  • United States Department of State, Africa Regional Services, Speakers Program, 鈥淭he Coming Generation: How Young Political Leaders Can Influence Their Country鈥檚 Future,鈥 Nouakchott, Kaedi & Kiffa, Mauritania (28 Oct 鈥 3 Nov 2006)

  • International Political Science Association, 鈥淭he Scramble for African Oil.鈥 20th World Congress, Fukuoka, Japan (9-13 July 2006)

  • World Association for Island Studies, 鈥淎 Tale of Two Islands: Equatorial Guinea and S茫o Tom茅 & Pr铆ncipe.鈥 6th Peace Island Forum, Jeju Island, South Korea (5-7 July 2006)

  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung/Institute for Global Dialogue, 鈥淐hinese Oil Interests in Africa,鈥 Johannesburg (15-22 Oct 2005)

  • International Political Science Association, 鈥淭he Scramble for African Oil.鈥 Research Committee 49, Globalization or Imperialism? Oxford University (2-4 July 2004)

  • Heinrich B枚ll Foundation. 鈥淥il and Poverty,鈥 Conference on Transparency and Oil-Exporting Countries in Africa and Central Asia. Berlin (27-28 May 2004)

  • French Ministry of Finance and Economy, 鈥淟a g茅n茅ration de la Croix de Guerre,鈥 Comit茅 pour l鈥橦istoire Economique et Financi猫re de la France. Paris (10 February 2004)

  • Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), 鈥淟ife Stories and Family Histories of the French Oil Industry,鈥 Institut d鈥橦istoire du Temps Present. Paris (27-28 November 2003)

  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 鈥淐hanging Patterns of Direct Foreign Investment in the Gulf of Guinea.鈥 Yaound茅, Cameroon (29 Sept 鈥 5 Oct 2003)

  • Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, 鈥淥il States in Francophone Africa,鈥 Conference on Oil in the Gulf of Guinea. Berlin (4-5 June 2003)

  • Transparency International, 鈥淭he Elf Scandals,鈥 11th Annual Anti-Corruption Conference. Seoul, South Korea (24-27 May 2003)

  • Catholic Relief Services. 鈥淭he Theory of the Rentier State and Poverty Alleviation,鈥 Extractive Industries Initiative Workshop. Kribi, Cameroon (April 2002)

  • International Peace Academy/ECOWAS, 鈥淔rance, Britain and the United States,鈥 Pax Africana: Building Peace in a Troubled Region. Abuja, Nigeria (21-29 September 2001)

  • Institut fuer Afrika-Kunde, 鈥淩ole of Elf in African Oil Exporting Countries and Europe,鈥 Hamburg, Germany (18 January 2001)

  • United States Information Service, Africa Regional Services, Speakers Program, 鈥淒emocracy and Elections.鈥 Cotonou, Benin & Lom茅, Togo (13-22 October 2000)

  • American Political Science Association. 鈥淎 Qualitative Analysis of French Political Cartoons,鈥 96th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Washington, D.C. (31 August-3 September 2000)

  • United States Information Service, Africa Regional Services, Speakers Program, 鈥淒emocracy and Elections,鈥 Dakar, Senegal & Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso (15-26 May 2000)

  • Sorbonne (University of Paris), 鈥淐linton v New York: The Separation of Powers and the Legislative Veto,鈥 Anglo-Saxon Law 六和合彩开奖记录 Program, Paris (5 November 1999)

  • American Political Science Association, 鈥淐linton v Jones: The Monicagate Affair,鈥 95th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Atlanta (2-5 September 1999)

  • American Political Science Association, 鈥淭he French Oil Industry and the Corps des Mines,鈥 94th Annual Meeting & Exhibition, Boston (3-6 September 1998)

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