Notre Dame University



Professor Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous, PHD

Professor Eugene Sensenig-Dabbous is chairperson of the Departments of Political Science, Public Administration, and Diplomacy at NDU. He has lectured at several Central European and American universities. He holds a MA in comparative literature and PhD in political science from the Paris Lodron Universität, in Salzburg, Austria. He was a research fellow at the Research Group Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for Social and Cultural History/Karl Steinocher Foundation for Labour History and at the GenderLink Diversity Centre, both in Salzburg, Austria. Dr. Sensenig-Dabbous has published over 60 scholarly articles in the fields of social policy, Alpine mining, migration, Orientalism, and gender studies, as well as a large number articles and reports for non-academic institutions (e.g. NGOs, trade unions, artistic journals). He has written two books and his third will come out in the coming year with the title “Das Ausland im Inland, Zur Geschichte der Ausländerbeschäftigung und Ausländerintegration in Österreich: Fremde, Zwangsarbeiter, Gastarbeiter, Flüchtlinge, Linz: Institut für Sozial- und Wirtschaftsgeschichte, Universität Linz” , (Comprehensive Report on 150 Years of Migration to Austria from 1848 to 1998). His recent publications include a co-authored report funded and published by the Euro-Mediterranean Consortium for Applied Research on International Migration (CARIM) entitled “Insecurity, Migration and Return: the Case of Lebanon Following the Summer 2006 War.” Dr. Sensenig-Dabbous is finishing a handbook on out-of-country voting (OCV) and is the coordinator of FairTrade Liban at NDU.