Political Science and Global Affairs
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PhD, Northwestern University
MA, Northwestern University
BA, University of Washington, Seattle
Biography / Academic Interests
Professor Hendrickson is a political scientist who specializes in United States relations with Africa and the economic position of Africa in the global economy. Her interests include globalization, the political economy of development, and the historical dynamic of the role of the United States in the global economy. She is currently working on a book manuscript on historical efforts by the United States to promote foreign direct investment in Africa.
Professor Hendrickson teaches International Politics, International Political Economy, International Organizations, and US Foreign Policy. She oversees the World Affairs Internship at CSI and is the faculty advisor to the CSI (Phi Delta) chapter of Pi Sigma Alpha.
Scholarship / Publications
“Africa and the West: Economic Globalization,” in Globalization and the African Experience edited by Emmanuel M. Mbah and Steven J. Salm. Forthcoming from Carolina Academic Press.
“Globalization and the Governance of Foreign Direct Investment in Africa,” in Development, Modernism and Modernity in Africa edited by Augustine Agwuele. (Routledge Press, 2011).