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

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

  • 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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  • Phone: (213) 740 - 2136