Abbreviated Vita

Dr. M. Lal Goel
Also known as Dr. Madan Lal Goel, Dr. Lal Goel,
and Dr. M. L. Goel
Professor Emeritus of Political Science
The University of West Florida
11000 University Parkway
Pensacola, Fl 32514
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Links to Articles on the web:

Curriculum Vita
Asian Americans
Avatar-Its Meaning and Spiritual Message
China Threat - A View from India
Observations on Japanese Culture and Politics
The God of Small Things - A Review
God is not One
The Myth of Aryan Invasions of India
Indo-American Relations in a New Light
On Human Unity
Oneness in Hinduism
The Sacred Feminine in Hinduism
Sri Aurobindo for the 21st Century
Sri Aurobindo on Indian Epic Ramayana

Clash of Civilizations and Radicalism
Democracy in India--Its Sources
God Against the Gods: Monotheism versus Polytheism
Hinduism Studies, Dhimmitude and Wendy Doniger
India’s Caste System and American Pluralism
Hinduism and New Thought--Digestion or Entryway
Indian Americans


Courses taught:

Comparative Government and Politics
Research Methods in Political Science
Conflict, Violence and Peace
Culture and Politics of India and South Asia
Politics of Developing Nations
Legislative Process
Introduction to Political Science

Books Published:

Social and Political Science Research Methods, Delhi: Ajanta International Publishers, 1997, 307 pages. Coauthored with Dr. V. B. Singh.

Political Science Research: A Methods Handbook, Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1988, 310 pages.

Political Science Research: A Methods Workbook, Ames: Iowa State University Press, 1988, 197 pages.

Political Participation: How and Why Do People Get Involved in Politics?
Chicago: Rand-McNally, 1977, (2nd edition) 223 pages. (Reviewed in American Political Science Review, 1978, p.1482). Coauthored with Dr. Lester W. Milbrath.

Political Participation in a Developing Nation: India, (Reviewed in Journal of Asian Studies,
1977, p. 769).

For list of articles published and the title of  public speeches made, visit the link to Full Curriculum Vita