Jennifer Taw, Ph.D.

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Areas of Expertise

War and Foreign Relations, Defense Policy of the U.S., American Foreign Policy, Conflict, Defense, International Relations Theory, International Strategic Studies, Security Studies, Terrorism, War/Strategy

Selected Research and Publications

  • Mission Revolution: The U.S. Military and Stability Operations (NY: Columbia University Press, 2012).
  • “Colombia: A Case Study,” chapter in C. Christine Fair and Sumit Ganguly, eds. Cops and Condottieri: Policing Insurgencies, NY and New Delhi: Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2013.
  • “Distributive Domestic Response: How Local Politics Transform External Powers Foreign Policy Outcomes,” Review of International Studies, August 2010.
  • “Stability and Support Operations: History and Debates,” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Vol. 33, No. 5, May 2010, pp. 387-407.
  • World Politics in a New Era, 6th edition, with Steven L. Spiegel, Kristen P. Williams, and Elizabeth Matthews, Oxford University Press, forthcoming 2014.

Jennifer Taw, Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Education: B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles.
Department: Government
Office Hours:
  Tuesday, 11:00AM - 01:00PM
Phone: (909) 607-3599
Fax: (909) 621-8419
Address: Kravis Center 241
Curriculum Vitae: CV

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