Annex A: Selected Model United Nations Bibliography

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The following represents a selection of books, articles and reports about or related to Model United Nations. For relevant internet, social media and app resources, see Annex C.

  • Pamela S. Chasek. (February 2005) “Power Politics, Diplomacy and Role Playing: Simulating the UN Security Council’s Response to Terrorism.” International Studies Perspectives. 6(1). pp. 1-19. Permalink.
  • Richard W. Coughlin. (2013) “Gender and Negotiation in Model UN Role-Playing Simulations.” Journal of Political Science Education. 9(3). pp. 320-335. Permalink.
  • Best Delegate. (2011) How to Win Awards in Model United Nations. eBook.
  • Katy A. Crossley-Frolick. (May 2010) “Beyond Model UN: Simulating Multi-Level, Multi-Actor Diplomacy Using the Millennium Development Goals.” International Studies Perspectives. 11(2). pp. 184–201. Permalink.
  • Jason Dittmer. (2013) “Humour at the Model United Nations: The Role of Laughter in Constituting Geopolitical Assemblages.” Geopolitics. 18(3). Permalink.
  • Toni   Fuss Kirkwood-Tucker. (2004) “Empowering Teachers to Create a More Peaceful World Through Global Education: Simulating the United Nations.” Theory & Research in Social Education. 32(1). pp. 56-74. Permalink.
  • Sean P. Giovanello, Jason A. Kirk & Mileah K. Kromer. (2013) “Student Perceptions of a Role-Playing Simulation in an Introductory International Relations Course.” Journal of Political Science Education. 9(2). pp. 197-208. Permalink.
  • Kirsten Haack. (November 2008) “UN Studies and the Curriculum as Active Learning Tool.” International Studies Perspectives. 9(4). pp. 395-410. Permalink.
  • William A. Hazelton & Ronald P. Mahurin. (June 1986) “External Simulations as Teaching Devices: The Model United Nations.” Simulation and Games. 17(2). pp. 149-171. Abstract.
  • William A. Hazelton & James E. Jacob. (1983) “Simulating International Diplomacy: The National Model United Nations Experience.” Teaching Political Science. 10(2). Permalink.
  • Greg Hodgin. (2011) Model UN Handbook: A Preparation for MUN Conferences. Hamilton Books.
  • Ekaterina Levintova, Terri Johnson, Denise Scheberle & Kevin Vonck. (2011) “Global Citizens Are Made, Not Born: Multiclass Role-Playing Simulation of Global Decision Making.” Journal of Political Science Education. 7(3). Permalink.
  • Koen Matthys & Jan H.G. Klabbers. (n.d.) “Model United Nations Online (MUNO): A Study of a Policy Exercise Using Internet Gaming.” Link.
  • Daniel McIntosh. (August 2001) “The Uses and Limits of the Model United Nations in an International Relations Classroom.” International Studies Perspectives. 2(3). pp. 269-280. Permalink.
  • James P. Muldoon. (March 1995) “The Model United Nations Revisited.” Simulation Gaming. 26(1). pp. 27-35. Permalink.
  • Simon Obendorf and Claire Randerson. (2012) “The Model United Nations simulation and the student as producer agenda.” Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences. 4(3). Permalink.
  • Simon Obendorf & Claire Randerson. (2013) “Evaluating the Model United Nations: Diplomatic Simulation as Assessed Undergraduate Coursework.” European Political Science. 12. pp. 350-364. Permalink.
  • Anjli Parrin. (2 August 2013) “The Dog-Eat-Dog World of Model U.N.” The New York Times.
  • Mary Jones Phillips & John P. Muldoon. (1996) “The Model United Nations: A Strategy for Enhancing Global Business Education.” Journal of Education for Business. 71(3). pp. 142-146. Permalink.
  • Brian Ripley, Neal Carter& Andrea K. Grove. (2009) “League of Our Own: Creating a Model United Nations Scrimmage Conference.” Journal of Political Science Education. 5(1). pp. 55-70. Permalink.
  • Kirsten Taylor. (May 2013) “Simulations Inside and Outside the IR Classroom: A Comparative Analysis.” International Studies Perspectives. 14(2). pp. 134-149. Permalink.
  • Kerem Turunc. (2009) The Winning Delegate: An Insider’s Guide to Model United Nations. iUniverse.
  • Eleanor E. Zeff. (August 2003) “Negotiating in the European Council: A Model European Union Format for Individual Classes.” International Studies Perspectives. 4(3). pp. 264-275. Permalink.

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