Curriculum Vitae

 

Jacob D. Jaffe


 

Department of Government

Georgetown University

 

Phone: (954) 873-7929

Email: JDJ37@Georgetown.edu

Research interests: international relations,

political theory, Middle East politics

  

  

Education

 

Georgetown University, Ph.D. student in government

Brown University, A.B. in political science, highest honors (2006)

 

Academic Appointments and Relevant Professional Experience

 

Adjunct professor, College of Liberal Education, Lynn University (summer semester 2010)

Teaching assistant, Department of Government, Georgetown University (fall semester 2010, spring semester 2011)

Teaching assistant, McDonough School of Business, Georgetown University (spring semester 2010)

Website editor, Department of Government, Georgetown University (spring semester 2010)

Teaching fellow, Department of Political Science, George Washington University (fall semester 2008)

 

Courses taught:

     History and Politics of the Middle East (summer semester 2010)

   
Working Papers
 

"Toward an Austrian Theory of International Relations: The Role of Political Philosophy in Foreign Policy"

(September 2009)

  

"An Econometric Evaluation of Selected Hypotheses from Nietzsche's On the Genealogy of Morals" (June 2009)

  

"The Influence of Political Philosophy on Postwar Economic Policymaking in the Middle East" (March 2009)

   

Invited Presentations and Conference Participation

  

Presenter, "The Arab-Israeli Conflict as a Prisoner's Dilemma," International Studies Association Annual Convention, Montreal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011.

 

Presenter, “Understanding Contemporary Islamism as a Nationalist Ideology,” Midwest Political Science Association Annual National Conference, Chicago, IL, April 22-25, 2010.

 

Chair and discussant, “Theories of Islam,” Midwest Political Science Association Annual National Conference, Chicago, IL, April 22-25, 2010.

 

Guest lecturer, seminar on “Islamism and Political Theory,” Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL, March 25, 2010.

 

Presenter, “The Impact of Israeli Leaders’ Military Experiences on Israeli Foreign Policy,” annual meeting of the International Studies Association – Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 6, 2009.

 

Chair, “Studies in the Socialization of Policymaking Elites” panel, annual meeting of the International Studies Association – Midwest, St. Louis, MO, November 6, 2009.

 

Discussant, Georgetown University International Theory and Research Seminar, Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown University, Washington, DC, November 2, 2009.

 

Guest lecturer, seminar on “Israel and Islamism,” Lynn University, Boca Raton, FL, October 29, 2009.

 

Languages
 
English (native language)

Arabic (proficient; three years of coursework)
Hebrew (proficient; four years of coursework)
Spanish (intermediate; two years of coursework)

French (intermediate; three years of coursework)




 















 
 
 
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