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Jennifer Lobasz, Ph.D. (University of Minnesota) joined the Department
in 2011, with a
joint appointment in Political Science, before beginning her full
appointment in Women & Gender Studies in 2021. Her teaching and
include feminist theory and gender studies, critical international
theories, interpretive research methodologies, trafficking in persons,
and teaching with non-traditional texts.
Ph.D., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2012 Fields: International Relations and Political Theory, Minor in Feminist Studies
M.A., Political Science, University of Minnesota, 2007
B.A., International Studies, Philosophy, American University, 2004
• Constructing Human Trafficking: Evangelicals, Feminists, and an Unexpected Alliance. Palgrave, 2019.
• “Introduction to the State of Feminist Security Studies:
A Conversation.” With Laura Sjoberg. Politics & Gender 7, no. 4
(2011): 573-576. DOI:10.1017/S1743923X11000365
Border Security: Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” Security
Studies 18, no. 2 (2009): 319-344. DOI: 10.1080/09636410902900020
“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. DOI: 10.1080/15544770802205996
• “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. DOI:
• “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.
• “Beyond Border Security:
Feminist Approaches to Human Trafficking.” In Gender and International
Security, edited by Laura Sjoberg, 214-234. New York: Routledge, 2010.
“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.
• HONR 290 First-Year Honors Colloquium: Social/Science/Fiction• POSC 409 Feminist International Relations• POSC 816 Philosophy of Science and Research Design• WOMS 200 Introduction to Sexualities & Gender Studies• WOMS 201 Introduction to Women & Gender Studies• WOMS/PHIL 216 Introduction to Feminist Theory• WOMS 369 The Social Construction of Sex Trafficking
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