Ken Irish-Bramble

Ken Irish-Bramble, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political ScienceEmail: ken@mec.cuny.edu

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Montserratian parents in Marigott, St. Martin. Dr. Irish-Bramble currently holds a BA in Political Science from the City University of New York (CUNY); a MA in Comparative Politics from New York University (NYU); a MA in Secondary Education from Pace University and; a Ph.D. in Comparative Politics from NYU.Dr. Irish-Bramble has worked in a variety of not-for-profit and government agencies as an educator, community advocate, researcher, service coordinator, athletic coach and advisor. He served as an Adjunct Associate Professor in the Department of Social and Behavioral Sciences for twenty years. Until recently, he also served as a high school mathematics teacher and disciplinary Dean for the New York City Department of Education and a Research Fellow at the Caribbean Research Center at Medgar Evers College (CRC).Dr. Irish-Bramble’s research interests include comparative politics, political and communal violence, group conflict, sustainable development and Caribbean politics, political theory, program design and public opinion polling. His non-academic interests also include youth development, youth athletics, action and event photography and mentorship.

Courses

Pol 101: Introduction to Political Science
Pol 200: Introduction to American Government
Pol 320: The United Nations in International Politics
Pol 422: Seminar on US Foreign Policy
SSC 101: Culture Society and Change
SSC 305: Critical Issues in Society
Hist 242: History of the Caribbean
Hist 200: Growth and Development of the United States
Hist 208: Reading Essential Documents in US History

Publications

BooksIrish-Bramble, Ken. (2018). Violence and Power: A Collection of Essays. Xlibris. Indianapolis, In.

Irish-Bramble, Ken. (2012). Bricks, Ballots and Bullets: An analysis of changing patterns of political violence in Jamaica. LAP Lambert Academic Publishing. Saarbrucken, Germany.

Irish-Bramble, Ken. (Ed.) (2008). Retrieving the American Past: Supplementary Readings for Hist. 208. Pearson Books. A survey of topics in American history. (Out of Print)

Journal Articles

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Fall, 2017). (Managing Editor). New Visions 9: Encounter and Beyond. Caribbean Research Center

Irish-Bramble, Ken. (Ed). (2018). Wadabagei: A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diasporas, 17(2). Caribbean Diaspora Press. Brooklyn, New York.

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Spring, 2017). (Managing Editor). New Visions: Windward Islands Debating Competition, 8. Caribbean Research Center

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Winter, 2017). (Managing Editor). New Visions: Sponsoring Youth Engagement, 7. Caribbean Research Center

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Fall 2016). (Managing Editor). New Visions: Emerging Perspectives in Education, 6., Caribbean Research Center

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Summer 2016). (Managing Editor). New Visions, 5. Caribbean Research Center

Irish-Bramble, Ken (Spring, 2016). (Managing Editor). New Visions, 4. Caribbean Research Center & School of Liberal Arts and Education, Medgar Evers College CUNY.

Irish-Bramble, Ken. (Ed). (2016). Wadabagei A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diasporas, 17(1). Caribbean Diaspora Press. Brooklyn, New York.

Irish-Bramble, Ken. (Ed). (2015). Wadabagei A Journal of the Caribbean and its Diasporas, 16 (1 & 2). Caribbean Diaspora Press. Brooklyn, New York.