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  • Jennifer Lobasz, Assistant Professor

    Assistant Professor
    Political Sci & Int Relations
    University of Delaware
    ​463 Smith Hall
    Newark, DE 19716
    302-831-1925

    Biography

    Jennifer Lobasz, PhD (University of Minnesota) joined the Department in 2011, with a joint appointment in Political Science. Her teaching and research interests include feminist theory and gender studies, critical international relations theories, interpretive research methodologies, trafficking in persons, and teaching with non-traditional texts.

    Degrees

    Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2012   

    M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2007   

    B.A., International Studies, Philosophy, American University, 2004 

    Books and Book Chapters

    • “The Sound of Silence: Rhetorical Coercion, Democratic Acquiescence, and the Iraq War.” With Ronald R. Krebs. In American Foreign Policy and the Politics of Fear: Threat Inflation since 9/11, edited by Jane K. Cramer and Trevor A. Thrall, 117-134. Oxford: Routledge, 2009.

    • “Beyond Border Security: Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” In Gender and International Security, edited by Laura Sjoberg, 214-234. New York: Routledge, 2010.

    Journal Articles

    • “Introduction to the State of Feminist Security Studies: A Conversation.” With Laura Sjoberg. Politics & Gender 7, no. 4 (2011): 573-576.

    • “Beyond Border Security: Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” Security Studies 18, no. 2 (2009): 319-344.

    • “The Woman in Peril and the Ruined Woman: Representations of Female Soldiers in the Iraq War.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 29 (2008): 305-334.

    • “Fixing the Meaning of 9/11: Hegemony, Coercion, and the Road to War in Iraq.” With Ronald R. Krebs. Security Studies 16, no. 3 (2007): 409-451.

    Current and Past Courses

    • POSC 240 Introduction to Global Politics

    • WOMS 250 Gendering Human Trafficking

    • POSC 390 Social/Science/Fiction

    • POSC 816 Philosophy of Knowledge and Research Design

    • POSC 843 Global Governance: Theory and Cases

    Recent Publications

    • Constructing Human Trafficking: Evangelicals, Feminists, and an Unexpected Alliance. Palgrave, 2019.

    • “Review of This American Moment: A Feminist Christian Realist Intervention by Caron E. Gentry.” Perspectives on Politics 17, no. 3 (2019): 936-938.

    • “Teaching International Relations with Film and Literature: Using Non-Traditional Texts in the Classroom.” With Brandon Valeriano. In Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations, edited by John Ishiyama, Will Miller, and Eszter Simon. Edward Elgar Publishers, 2015: 399-409.

 

 

​463 Smith HallNewark, DE 19716<div class="ExternalClass9D7BAC89E45E46B3B3E706D257D5E872"><p> </p><p>Jennifer Lobasz, PhD (University of Minnesota) joined the Department in 2011, with a joint appointment in Political Science. Her teaching and research interests include feminist theory and gender studies, critical international relations theories, interpretive research methodologies, trafficking in persons, and teaching with non-traditional texts.</p></div><div class="ExternalClass7949D3DC6EE94C1A905152401D4A0409"><p>Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2012   </p><p>M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2007   </p><p>B.A., International Studies, Philosophy, American University, 2004 <br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass1F1CCAE06F424D168B9A2CD4FAFF5905"><p>• “The Sound of Silence: Rhetorical Coercion, Democratic Acquiescence, and the Iraq War.” With Ronald R. Krebs. In American Foreign Policy and the Politics of Fear: Threat Inflation since 9/11, edited by Jane K. Cramer and Trevor A. Thrall, 117-134. Oxford: Routledge, 2009.</p><p>• “Beyond Border Security: Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” In Gender and International Security, edited by Laura Sjoberg, 214-234. New York: Routledge, 2010.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClassAD44C35013EA439792203AC484CCCC21"><p>• “Introduction to the State of Feminist Security Studies: A Conversation.” With Laura Sjoberg. Politics & Gender 7, no. 4 (2011): 573-576.</p><p>• “Beyond Border Security: Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” Security Studies 18, no. 2 (2009): 319-344.</p><p>• “The Woman in Peril and the Ruined Woman: Representations of Female Soldiers in the Iraq War.” Journal of Women, Politics & Policy 29 (2008): 305-334.</p><p>• “Fixing the Meaning of 9/11: Hegemony, Coercion, and the Road to War in Iraq.” With Ronald R. Krebs. Security Studies 16, no. 3 (2007): 409-451.<br></p></div><div class="ExternalClass99033F1D3E124DF7AC03DBB468C8C0B1"><p>• POSC 240 Introduction to Global Politics</p><p>• WOMS 250 Gendering Human Trafficking</p><p>• POSC 390 Social/Science/Fiction</p><p>• POSC 816 Philosophy of Knowledge and Research Design</p><p>• POSC 843 Global Governance: Theory and Cases</p></div><div class="ExternalClassFE1FEC431B5949EE9CF0D1BE9A480F39"><p> </p><p><em>• Constructing Human Trafficking: Evangelicals, Feminists, and an Unexpected Alliance</em>. Palgrave, 2019.</p><p>• “Review of <em>This American Moment: A Feminist Christian Realist Intervention</em> by Caron E. Gentry.” <em>Perspectives on Politics</em> 17, no. 3 (2019): 936-938.</p><p>• “Teaching International Relations with Film and Literature: Using Non-Traditional Texts in the Classroom.” With Brandon Valeriano. In <em>Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations</em>, edited by John Ishiyama, Will Miller, and Eszter Simon. Edward Elgar Publishers, 2015: 399-409.</p></div>DegreesBooks and Book ChaptersJournal ArticlesCurrent and Past CoursesRecent Publicationsjlobasz@udel.eduLobasz, Jennifer302-831-1925<img alt="" src="/Images%20Bios/Lobasz%20Bios.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />Assistant ProfessorPolitical Sci & Int Relations

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