The International Studies Public Forum (ISPF) presents

"What Do We Do When We Profess IR? Reflections on IR as a Global Field of Study"
with Patrick Jackson, American University

Thursday, May 12, 2011
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Social Science Plaza A, Room 1100

Patrick Thaddeus Jackson is currently director of the General Education Program, and associate professor of international relations in the School of International Service, American University, Washington, DC. He previously taught at Columbia University and New York University. He received his Ph.D. in political science from Columbia University in 2001. In 2003-4, he served as president of the International Studies Association-Northeast; in 2012-2013, he will do so again. He is presently editor-in-chief of the Journal of International Relations and Development, and series editor of the University of Michigan Press' book series Configurations: Critical Studies of World Politics. Jackson's research interests include culture and agency, international relations theory (particularly the intersection of realism and constructivism), scientific methodology, the role of rhetoric in public life, civilizations in world politics, the sociology of academic knowledge, and the formation of subjectivity both in the classroom and in the broader social sphere.

This event is co-sponsored by the UCI Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies (CGPACS).

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