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Allan Saxe

Name

[Saxe, Allan]
  • Assoc Prof, Political Science

Professional Preparation

    • 1969 Ph.D. in Political ScienceUniversity of Oklahoma
    • 1965 M.A. in Political ScienceUniversity of Oklahoma
    • 1961 Unknown degree in Political ScienceUniversity of Oklahoma

Appointments

    • May 2013 to Present Assoc Prof
      University of Texas at Arlington   Office of the President   Office of the Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs   College of Liberal Arts

Memberships

  • Membership
    • May 2013 to Present Tarrant County Council of Past Presidents of Junior Chamber of Commerce
    • May 2013 to Present Hurst, Texas Rotary Club
    • May 2013 to Present Leadership Arlington
    • May 2013 to Present Young Arlington Professional
    • May 2013 to Present River Legacy Foundation
    • May 2013 to Present Southwest Arlington Rotary
    • May 2013 to Present Humane Society of North Texas

Awards and Honors

    • Apr  2017 University of Texas System Board of Regents Outstanding Teaching Award. 2015 sponsored by University of Texas at ArlingtonUniversity
      Description:

      Chancellors Teaching Award, Liberal Arts Teaching Award - three awards, Piper Teaching Award. 

Research and Expertise

  • Teaching Areas
    State and local politics and government, American National Government, American Civil LIberties, American Political Films, and Arlington City Politics., Contemporary Critics of Society and Politics

Publications

      Book 2004
      • Saxe, Allan. History of Arlington Politics: An Era of Continuity and Growth.  Eakin Press, Sunbelt Media 2004.    American National Government: A Core Approach, Cengage Publishing, 2001-2009, four editions. Essay in text "Texas Politics Today," authors Maxwell and Crain, essay titled "Cities Defining Their Future." Cengage Publishing, 2009. Essay in text "Texas Politics Today" authors Maxwell and Crain, essay titled "Growing Cities Reach Out to Sports Teams," Cengage Publishing, 2011. Editor, "Decades of Caring," Political History of Fort Worth Mayor Mike Moncrief." Cengage Publshing, 2009. Editor of case book: Modern Mayors: Monumental Decisions, 2011, McGraw-Hill Publishing. Regular columnist, Arlington News Network, online news 2011-2013.Book in progress" Mayors of the Metroplex" McGraw-Hill, 2013.
        {Book} [Non-refereed/non-juried]

      Book 2000
      • Saxe, Madani. Eds. four editions. American Government: A Core Approach. Cengage Publishing, 2000.
        {Book} [Refereed/Juried]

Presentations

  • Past
    •  
      Presentations to civic clubs, religious groups, political groups, academic symposiums
      2009-2013. Keynote speaker to University of North Texas Higher Education Law Conference.
  • Past
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      News commentary.

      Continuing commentator on political events, local, state and national. USA Radio, America Radio, numerous radio stations throughout the United States.

Courses

      • POLS 2312-007 Texas State and Local Government

        The course will piviot upon the structure and function of Texas State and Local Government. Issues, elections and personalities will also be examined and discussed. One small case book will be utilized and available in UTA bookstore. "Evolving Landscape:  Politics of Arlington Texas." by McGraw-Hill, ISBN:  13:9781308866161

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES

        This course will pivot upon contemporary civil liberties by examining and discussing a multitude of court decisions, primarily emanating from the U.S Supreme Court.. Additonally, media mention of subjects touching on civil libertieswill be studied. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES

        This course will pivot upon a series of court decisions, mostly U.S Supreme Court, on the Constitutional issues bearing the signature title of civil liberties. Additionally, the course will explore contemporary issues that have not yet been resolved by court decision, but exhibiting civil liberties issues. 

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2312-001 Texas State and Local Government

        This course will pivot upon the structure and functions of Texas State and Local Government. Issues, personalities and Texas History will all be included as well as contemporary elections and issues. 

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2312-002 Texas State and Local Government

        This course will pivot upon the structure and function of Texas State and Local Government. Personalities, elections and issues will be examined as well. 

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2016 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2311-009 American National Government

        American National Government is an overview of the structure and functioning of the American poltical process. Examing the Constitution of the United States is thorough. The branches of government, bureaucracy and evolution of the various parts of government is explored.

        Winter - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 3331-001 Contemporary Civil Liberties Issues-United States

        This course will exemplify and portray the issues inherent in U.S. contemporary civil liberties. The U.S. Constitution will be covered extensively with a series of federal court decisions that interpret and portray civil liberties issues. Extensive class conversations coupled with court opinions will constitute the majority of the course.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours1 Document
      • POLS 2311-001 American National Government

        This course will pivot upon the structure and function of the Government of the United States. Policy issues, elections, voting and the branches of government and comparisons with other systems will be covered

        Summer - Intersession - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2311-001 American National Government

        This course will describe the functions and structure of American National Government with emphasis upon the U.S. Constitution.

      • POLS 2312-002 Texas State and Local Government

        This course will pivot upon the structure and functioning of the Government and Politics of the State of Texas The branches of Texas State Government will be examined as well as local government infrastructures in this state.

      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of American Society and Politics

        This course will examine the structure and functioning of American Government and Society through a variety of political perspective including but not limited to liberal, conservative and libertarian writers. A small case book "Clashing Political Issues" will be utilized.

      • POLS 2312-009 Pols 2312-009

        The course will examine the structure and functioning of Texas State and Local Government. Texas Government will be explored through the lens of its Executive, Legislative and Judicial structures. The tax system will be examined. Personalities who have shaped Texas Politics will be covered. Various writings, cinema will be utilized to lend credence to the culture and traditions of the state. Local governments will be mentioned prominently and their tax structures and municipal admnistrations. Additionally, various political guests from every political perspective will be invited.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 3308-001 Pols 3308-001

        This course will examine the politics of various Texas Cities. The comparisons between various Texas Cities will be made examinaing similarities of governance, taxation, personalities and history.

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES

        This course will review and examine the structure and functioning of American National Government from an historical and contemporary perspective. Various policies will be examied and special emphasis upon the Constituion of the United States.

        Spring - Intersession - 2014 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
        The course will examine the structure and function of American National Government.. Political processes will be examined and discussed. There will be two exams, one objective in format and the other essay in format. There will be extra credit given for a variety of projects to be announced in class.
        Winter - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-007 Texas State and Local Government

        The course will pivot upon the structure and function of Texas State and Local Government. The personalities, elections, issues that have defined Texas will be examined.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES

        This course will analyze, describe and focus upon the most relevant and important federal court decisions and issues pivoting upon civil liberties.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
        American National Government will examine and discuss the structure and functioning of American National Government. Personalities, processes and policies will be examined and discussed. Special emphasis to be given to the U.S. Constitution.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-002 Introduction to American Government
        American National Government covers the structure and functioning of American National Government. Personalities, processes and policies will be examined and discussed.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-002 Texas State and Local Government
        This course will cover Texas State and Local Government and its structure and functioning. Personalities, processes and policies will be examined.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics
        This course will cover a variety of political and social critics from all political and social perspectives. Examples of writings from Milton Friedman, William Buckley, John Galbraith, C.W. Mills, and others.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES
        The course will examine a series of contemporary court cases, federal and state, that pivot upon variious provisions of the U.S. Constitution.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-010 Texas State and Local Government
        This course will examine the structure and function of Texas State and Local Government. There is a free website that will be available to all students. The class will feature various speakers who are active in the political process of Texas State and Local Government. Discussion and conversation about various topics pertinent to the subject will be featured.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3308-001 Politics of a Texas City
        The course will examine the political history of various Texas cities and towns, comparisons provided, with particular emphasis upon the City of Arlington, Texas. Various speakers will be guests in class who are or who have been active in city politics.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4392-002 Special Politics Topics
        The topic covered in this course will pivot upon a variety of contemporary political, social and economic events of importance and interest to the general public. Various media, tv, radio, print and internet will be utilized for class material and discussion. Various perspectives will be provided from the Left, Right, conservative, liberal, libertarian and others.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2013 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
        /The course will pivot upon the structure and functioning of American National Government.
        Winter - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics
        The course will consist of a description and analysis of various writers,scholars and opinion-makers who have examined American Society and Politics from wide and varied perspectives. The scholars and writers covered will include but not limited to those who describe themselves as conservative,liberal and libertarian. The various philosphies described as ISMS will also be included.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics
        No Description Provided.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics

        This course will pivot upon a variety of scholars who have criticized American Society and Politics from a variety of perspectives: liberal, conservative and libertarian.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-001 GOVERNMENT OF THE UNITED STATES
        No Description Provided.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2311-002 Introduction to American Government
        /The course will pivot upon the structure and functioning of American National Government.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-001 Texas State and Local Government

        Texas State and Local Government will pivot upon the architecture of Texas Government and the processes that course through it. Local governmental units will be examined and comparisons made between various cities in Texas and throughout the nation.

        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-005 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT
        The course will pivot upon the structure and function of Texas State and Local Government. Texas politics, personalities, policies all will be covered.  A free website from UT-Austin will be utilized and listed on syllabus and a small case book: Modern Mayors: Monumental Decisions, McGraw-Hill Publishers.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics
        The course will pivot upon a group of scholars, historians, political observers who have analyzed, critiqued American politics and society. A variety of opinions ranging from left to right politically with all perspectives included will be studied. Students will be encouraged to discuss and debate various observations.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3308-001 Politics of a Texas City
        The course will pivot upon the politics and history of Arlington, Texas. An examination of this city will include comparisons to other Texas cities. Various past and present political leaders will be guest presenters. Two small books: Politics of Arlington, Texas: An Era of Continuity and Growth, Eakin Press. And a small case book: Modern Mayors: Monumental Decisions, McGraw-Hill Publishers.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2012 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-005 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

        Texas State and Local Government will pivot upon the architecture of Texas Government and the processes that course through it. Local governmental units will be examined and comparisons made between various cities in Texas and throughout the nation.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES
        This course will pivot upon the major issues and Constitutional principles of American
        Civil Liberties. The course will examine a series of major judicial cases and commentaries. A series of books and writings, from a variety of judicial perspectives will be utilized.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-005 STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT

        Texas State and Local Government will pivot upon the architecture of Texas Government and the processes that course through it. Local governmental units will be examined and comparisons made between various cities in Texas and throughout the nation.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics
        This course will acquaint students with a variety of critics who have analyzed, scrutinized, and critiqued American Politics and Society. The critics covered will range from conservative to liberal to libertarian and include both European and American scholars and their works.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-009 Texas State and Local Government
        No Description Provided.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2011 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 2312-008 Texas State and Local Government

        Texas State and Local Government will pivot upon the architecture of Texas Government and the processes that course through it. Local governmental units will be examined and comparisons made between various cities in Texas and throughout the nation.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 3308-001 Politics of a Texas City
        This course will pivot upon the politics and personalities that have shaped the City of Arlington, Texas from the post World War Two period to the present era.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES
        This course will pivot upon the major issues and Constitutional principles of American
        Civil Liberties. The course will examine a series of major judicial cases and commentaries. A series of books and writings, from a variety of judicial perspectives will be utilized.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES
        This course will pivot upon the major issues and Constitutional principles of American
        Civil Liberties. The course will examine a series of major judicial cases and commentaries. A series of books and writings, from a variety of judicial perspectives will be utilized.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 3331-001 CONTEMPORARY ISSUES IN CIVIL LIBERTIES
        This course will pivot upon the major issues and Constitutional principles of American
        Civil Liberties. The course will examine a series of major judicial cases and commentaries. A series of books and writings, from a variety of judicial perspectives will be utilized.
        Summer - Regular Academic Session - 2010
      • POLS 4300-501 Politics and Film
        This course will pivot upon various films, videos, and assorted other cinematic material that will illustrate the theme of politics. The course will also feature guest speakers who specialize in film and its artistic design.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4300-501 Politics and Film
        This course will pivot upon various films, videos, and assorted other cinematic material that will illustrate the theme of politics. The course will also feature guest speakers who specialize in film and its artistic design.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4300-501 Politics and Film
        This course will pivot upon various films, videos, and assorted other cinematic material that will illustrate the theme of politics. The course will also feature guest speakers who specialize in film and its artistic design.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 4300-501 Politics and Film
        This course will pivot upon various films, videos, and assorted other cinematic material that will illustrate the theme of politics. The course will also feature guest speakers who specialize in film and its artistic design.
        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2010 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics

        This course will pivot upon a variety of scholars who have criticized American Society and Politics from a variety of perspectives: liberal, conservative and libertarian.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009
      • POLS 2312-006 Texas State and Local Government
        Texas State and Local Government will pivot upon the architecture of Texas Government and the processes that course through it. Local governmental units will be examined and comparisons made between various cities in Texas and throughout the nation.
        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009 Download Syllabus
      • POLS 3313-001 Contemporary Critics of Modern Society and Politics

        This course will pivot upon a variety of scholars who have criticized American Society and Politics from a variety of perspectives: liberal, conservative and libertarian.

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2009

Service to the Profession

  • Elected
    • July 2013 to  Present Radio and television interviews.

      Regular contributor to various radio stations including Radio America, USA Radio, KRLD, and numerous Fox Radio Stations, and Public Radio. Interviewed by various newspapers both online and paper on continuing basis.

    • Aug 2013 to  Present Radio and Online Interviews - politics

      Periodic interviews with radio sations: WOC, Davenport,IA, KURV McAllen, TX, WDRC Hartford, CT, WERC Birmingham, AL, WTVN, Columbus OH, WILM, Wilmington, DE, WSJK, Champagne, IL, WILS, Lansing, MI, WOAI, San Antonio, TX, KTRH, Houston, TX, WHJJ, Providen, RI, KFAB, Omaha, NE, KPNW, Eugene, Or, CBS 7 (tv), Odessa, TX, KLIF Dallas, TX, KRLD, Dallas, Tx, CBS Internet Radio.

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • July 1990 to  Present Active member of Health Professions Advisory Committee from 1990-present.

      Interview pre-dental and pre-medical students.

Other Service Activities

  • Uncategorized
    • May 2013 University Service
      Member of Health Professions Advisory Committee (advises and interviews pre-medical and pre-dental applicants)
      Chairman of Departmetn Student Grievance Committee. 
      Regular speaker to a variety of ESL classes
    • May 2013 Membership/Community Service

      Honorary Board member of Arlington Life Shelter (formerly Arlington Night Shelter)
      Honorary Board member of Human Society of North Texas
      Honorary Board memeber of Dental Health Arlington
      Active participant in Partners Together for Health Foundation for John Peter Smith Public Hospital
      A regular political comentrator on USA Radio Network, Mondays and Thursdays, nationwide syndicated radio show.  Political Analyst for WBAP radio.  Both of these are non-remunerative.
      Contributor to Texas Radio for the Blind doing radio recordings on politics and contemporary issues.Founding Member of Arlington Night Shelter (Arlington Life Shelter). Founding Member of Dental Health for Arlington and Mission Arlington Dental Center (Saxe Dental Clinic).

      Lecturer and seminar leader for Texas Rangers Baseball Club Scholarship Program (Richard Greene Scholars), 2007-present. Interview with Sixth Floor JFK Museum on civil rights and the Kennedy Legacy, December 2012.