Graduate Assistant for Communications
Education: B.A., International Politics, Pennsylvania State University, 2002; M.A., Geography, University of Illinois, 2008
Richelle Bernazzoli is a Ph.D student in the Department of Geography. She has research interests in processes and mechanisms of militarization, security discourses, geopolitical practice and representation, Southeastern Europe, NATO and the European Union. Her M.A. thesis, completed in 2008, was entitled, Bases and Places: The Cultural Hegemony of Militarism in American Society. She is currently completing coursework and developing her dissertation project, which will explore the discourses of security and identity implicated in Croatia’s potential accession to NATO. Before coming to the University of Illinois, Richelle spent a year in Kosovo with the NATO peacekeeping forces stationed there. She speaks Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian at the intermediate level.
Articles or Book Chapters:
Bernazzoli, R., 2008. Militarism Unchecked: Origins and Consequences. Geopolitics, 13(1): 196-204.
Bernazzoli, R., 2008. (book review) Homefront: A Military City and the American Twentieth Century, by Catherine Lutz. Political Geography 27(3): 371-373.
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