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Judith Tickner

Professor Emerita of International Relations

Contact Information
E-mail: tickner@usc.edu
Phone: (213) 740-2136
Office: VKC 330

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Curriculum Vitae
 

Education

Ph.D. Political Science, Brandeis University, 1/1983
M.A. International Relations, Yale University, 1/1960
B.A. History, University of London, 1/1959
 

Academic Appointment, Affiliation, and Employment History

Tenure Track Appointments

Professor, School of International Relations, University of Southern California, 01/01/2001-  
Director, Center for International Studies, University of Southern California, 01/01/2000-01/01/2003  
Associate Professor, University of Southern California, 01/01/1995-01/01/2001  
Research Visitor, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, 01/01/1997  
Visiting Fellow, Department of International Relations, Australian National University, 01/01/1996  
Associate Professor, College of the Holy Cross, 01/01/1990-01/01/1994  
Visiting Fellow, Department of International Relations, Australian National University, 01/01/1993  
Director, International Studies Program, College of the Holy Cross, 01/01/1991-01/01/1992  
Research Associate, Center for Research on Women, Wellesley College, 01/01/1990  
Assistant Professor, College of the Holy Cross, 01/01/1984-01/01/1990  
Visiting Scholar, Center for Women Scholars and Research on Women, Uppsala University, 01/01/1989  
Academic Visitor, Department of International Relations, London School of Economics, 01/01/1989  
Visiting Scholar, Institute for Policy Studies, Washington, D.C., 01/01/1986  
Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for International Affairs, Harvard University, 01/01/1983-01/01/1984  
Lecturer, Boston University, 01/01/1979-01/01/1982  
Research Assistant, Center for International Studies, MIT, 01/01/1974-01/01/1975  
Research Assistant, Political Data Program, Yale University, 01/01/1964  
Research Assistant, Economic Growth Center, Yale University, 01/01/1962-01/01/1964  
 

Visiting and Temporary Appointments

Distinguished Scholar in Residence, American University, 2011-2012   
Visiting Distinguished Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand, 07/19/2010-07/30/2010  
Visiting Fellow, Regulatory Institutions Network, Australian National University, 11/01/2009-12/01/2009  
 

Description of Research

Summary Statement of Research Interests

Professor Tickner researches feminist perspectives on international relations theory, with a particular focus on ways of reconceptualizing security. She has recently completed a book on post-Cold War issues and contemporary international theory.
 

Research Keywords

feminism, gender studies, security
 

Research Specialties

International theory, peace & security studies; international political economy; gender studies
 

Affiliations with Research Centers, Labs, and Other Institutions

Center for International Studies, http://www.usc.edu/dept/LAS/ir/cis/
 

Conferences and Other Presentations

Conference Presentations

"Retelling IR's Foundational Stories: Some Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives", Lecture/Seminar, Paper, American University, School of International Service, Invited, 11/09/2010-  
"Dealing with Difference: Problems and Possibilities for Dialogue in IR", Lecture/Seminar, Paper, Baltimore, MD, International Studies Association Northeast, Invited, 11/05/2010-  
"Dealing With Difference: Problems and Possibilities for Dialogue in IR", Millennium, Keynote Lecture, Paper, London School of Economics, Millennium: Journal of International Studies, Invited, 10/16/2010-  
"Retelling International Relations' Foundational Stories", Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Keynote Lecture, Paper, University of Auckland, New Zealand, Invited, 07/01/2010-  
"Gendering War and National Security", Women and War Lecture Series, Lecture/Seminar, Paper, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Freilich Foundation, Invited, 11/2009-  
"You May Never Understand: Prospects for Feminist Futures in International Relations", Workshop on Feminist Internationalisms , Keynote Lecture, Paper, Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, Regulatory Institutions Network, Invited, 11/2009-  
"Diversity and the Teaching of International Relations", International Studies Association annual Meeting, Roundtable/Panel, New York, Invited, 02/2009-  
 

Publications

Book

Tickner, J. A., Sjoberg, L. (2011). Feminism and International Relations: Conversations about the Past, Present and Future. (Tickner, J. Ann, Ed.). New York: Routledge.
Tickner, J. A. (2005). Gender in International Relations: Feminist Perspectives on Achieving International Security (Japanese Language Edition). Japan: Iwanami Shoten Publishers.
Tickner, J. A. (2001). Gendering World Politics; Issues and Approaches in the Post-Cold War Era, 2001.
Tickner, J. A. (1992). Gender in International Relations: Feminist Perspectives on Achieving Global Security, 1992.
Tickner, J. A. (1987). Self-Reliance Versus Power Politics: American and Indian Experiences in Building Nation-States, 1987.
 

Book Chapter

Tickner, J. A. (2010). Gender in World Politics, chap 14 in The Globalization of World Politics. The Globalization of World Politics Oxford University Press.
Tickner, J. A. (2009). On Taking Religious Worldviews Seriously. Princeton University Press.
Tickner, J. A. (2008). Gender in World Politics. 4 (Vol. chapter 10). pp. 155-177. Oxford University Press.
Tickner, J. A. (2006). Feminism Meets International Relations: Some Methodological Issues. (Vol. 19-41). Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press.
Tickner, J. A., Sjoberg, L. (2006). Feminism. (Vol. NA). Oxford University Press.
 

Journal Article

Tickner, J. A. (2011). Dealing with Difference: Problems and Possibilities for Dialogue in International Relations. Millennium: Journal of International Studies. Vol. 39 (3), pp. 607-618.
Tickner, J. A. (2011). Retelling IR's Foundational Stories: Some Feminist and Postcolonial Perspectives. Global Change, Peace and Security. Vol. 23 (1), pp. 5-13.
Tickner, J. A. (2010). You May Never Understand: Prospects for Feminist Futures in International Relations. The Australian Feminist Law Journal. Vol. 32 (June 2010)
Tickner, J. Ann, co-edited with Andrei Tsygankov (Ed.). (2008). Responsible Scholarship in International Relations: A Symposium. International Studies Review. (10/special issue), pp. 661-666.
Tickner, J. Ann (Ed.). (2008). Risks and Opportunities of Crossing the Academy/Policy Divide. International Studies Review. (10), pp. 155-177.
Tickner, J. A. (2008). Man, the State and War: Gendered Perspectives on National Security (reprinted). W.W. Norton and Company,. (3rd Ed.)
Tickner, J. A. (2006). On the Frontlines or Sidelines of Knowledge and Power? Feminist Practices of Responsible Scholarship. International Studies Review. Vol. 8, pp. 3.
Tickner, J. A. (2005). Gendering a Discipline: Some Feminist Methodological Contributions to International Relations. Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society/University of Chicago Press. Vol. 30, pp. 4.
Tickner, J. A. (2005). What is Your Research Program? Some Feminist Answers to International Relations Methodological Questions . International Studies Quarterly/Blackwell. Vol. 49, pp. pp. 1-21.
Tickner, J. A. (2002). Feminist Perspectives on 9/11. International Studies Perspectives. Vol. 3 (4)
Tickner, J. A. (1997). You Just Don't Understand: Troubled Engagements Between Feminists and IR Theorists. International Studies Quarterly.
 

Honors and Awards

Visiting Distinguished Professor, University of Auckland, 7/2010-  
J. Ann Tickner Prize for best Masters Dissertation in International Relations, Queen Mary College, University of London, 4/2010-  
Distinguished Scholar in Residence, American University, 2011-2012   
Tickner Award, International Studies Association. To recognize Tickner for her role within the ISA and in the discipline of International Relations, 2010-2011   
Remarkable Woman Award, University of Southern California, 2008-2009   
Ranked # 21 of scholars having greatest impact on International Relations discipline over last 20 years, TRIP Survey 2007, 2007  
President, International Studies Association, 2006-2007   
Susan S. Northcutt Award, Women's Caucus for International Studies, International Studies Association. The award recognizes a person who actively works toward recruiting and advancing women and other minorities in the profession, and whose spirit is inclusive, generous and conscientious. Furthermore, the recipient has made significant contributions through service and competence in the profession of international studies and to the International Studies Association., Spring 2007   
Award for Excellence in Graduate Education, School of International Relations Graduate Association, 2004-2005   
Senior Fellow, Boston Consortium for Gender, Security and Human Rights, 8/16/2003-12/15/2003  
Honorary Ph.D., Uppsala University, Sweden, 1999  
Named as one of Fifty Key Thinkers in Martin Griffiths, Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations, Routledge, 1999  
Eminent Scholar Award, Feminist Theory and Gender Studies Section, International Studies Association, Spring 1997   
German Marshall Fund Award for Guest Lectureships at German Universities, 1995  
Ford Foundation grant for project entitled “Gender in International Relations”, 1990  
Center for International Affairs at Harvard University, Post-Doctoral Fellow, 1983-1984  
 

Service to the Profession

Editorships and Editorial Boards

Editor, Oxford Studies in Gender and International Relations, Oxford University Press Book Series, 2010-  
Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Gender and Political Violence Book Series, New York University Press, 2009-  
Member, Advisory Board, Journal of International Relations (Uluslararasi Iliskiler Dergisi), published by Turkey's Council on International Relations, Ankara, 2007-  
International Advisory Editorial Board, Peace and Policy, 2004-  
Editorial Board, Politics and Gender, 2004-  
Member, International Advisory Board, International Relations, 2002-  
Member, International Advisory Board, International Relations of the Asia Pacific - a Journal of the Japanese Association of International Studies, 2000-  
Member, Editorial Board, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 2002-2010  
Member, Editorial Board, Foreign Policy Analysis, 2007-2009  
Member, Editorial Board, Global Governance, 2003-2006  
Special Advisor, Editorial Board, Globalizations, 2004  
Editorial Board Member, International Studies Quarterly, 1995-2003  
Associate Editor, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 1998-2002  
Member, Editorial Board, Australian Journal of International Affairs, 1994-2000  
Member, International Advisory Board, European Journal of International Relations, 1994-1999  
Member, International Advisory Board, Handbook of International Relations, 1998  
Editorial Board Member, International Feminist Journal of Politics, 1987-1993  
Editorial Board Member, International Relations and the Asia Pacific--A Journal of the Japanese Association of International Studies, 1987-1993  
Editorial Board Member, International Studies Quarterly, 1987-1993  
Editorial Board Member, Polity, 1987-1993  
 

Professional Offices

Chair, Helen Dwight Reid Award Committee to select best dissertation in International Relations, American Political Science Association, 2010-2011   
Member, Executive Committee, International Studies Association, 2005-2008  
President, International Studies Association, 2006-2007   
 

Professional Memberships

Women in International Security, 1991-  
American Political Science Association, 1983-  
International Studies Association, 1983-  
Academic Council on the United Nations System, 2004-2010  
Pacific Council on International Policy, 1998-2008  
 
 
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