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Jennifer M. Ramos - Loyola Marymount University. Los Angeles, CA, US

Jennifer M. Ramos Jennifer M. Ramos

Professor and Interim Chair of Political Science and International Relations | Loyola Marymount University

Los Angeles, CA, UNITED STATES

Bellarmine College of Liberal Arts

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Biography

Jennifer M. Ramos is Professor and Interim Chair of Political Science and International Relations at Loyola Marymount University. Her research focuses on understanding the causes and consequences of political change, with an emphasis on the role of ideas, norms, and identity. Her current research interests include peacebuilding in divided societies, the globalization of the far right, and the preventive use of force.

Professor Ramos' work includes an edited volume, Preventive Force: Drones, Targeted Killing and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare (NYU Press, 2016), with Kerstin Fisk. Her previous books include Changing Norms through Actions: The Evolution of Sovereignty (Oxford UP, 2013) and an edited volume, iPolitics: Citizens, Elections and Governing in the New Media Era (Cambridge UP, 2012) with Richard L. Fox. Her other scholarly work has appeared in Journal of Politics, Public Opinion Quarterly, Journal of Political Ideologies, Human Rights Review, and International Studies Perspectives.

With a passion for international relations, she has lived, worked, researched and studied in a number of countries, including The Netherlands, Austria, France, Germany, Croatia, and Mexico. Her recent experiential learning courses include immersion trips to the United Nations in New York to study human rights, and to Belfast, Northern Ireland to examine the process of peace and reconciliation.

Education (3)

University of California at Davis: Ph.D., Political Science 2008

San Francisco State University: M.A., International Relations 2001

Study Abroad, European Studies, University of Amsterdam, 1998.

University of California at Davis: B.A., International Relations and German 1995

Areas of Expertise (5)

International Relations

International Norms

Us Foreign Policy

International Security

Preventive Use of Force

Accomplishments (1)

ISA Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award (professional)

ISA Deborah Gerner Innovative Teaching Award

Courses (6)

Intro to International Relations

Intro to International Relations

International Security

International Security

Peace and Reconciliation

Peace and Reconciliation

U.S. Foreign Policy

U.S. Foreign Policy

International Affairs and Social Justice

International Affairs and Social Justice

Ethics and Peace Building

Ethics and Peace Building