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Jacob Stump received his PhD in International Politics from American University's School of International Service in 2010. His research and teaching focus is split between the social construction of insecurity especially related to (counter)terrorism, the everyday politics of economy, and the colonial relationship in Appalachia. He has taught a range of classes including International Relations, Security and Insecurity in World Politics, Critical Approaches to Terrorism and Security, US Foreign Policy, International Political Economy, and Social Science Fiction. He is currently working on a Special Issue of Intervention Pieces for the journal Critical Studies on Security and a book manuscript entitled: The Colonial Imperative in Appalachia.
TEACHING & RESEARCH INTERESTS
Social construction of insecurity especially related to (counter)terrorism, the everyday politics of economy, and the colonial relationship in Appalachia.
INT 150 Global Connections
INT 205 International Political Economy
INT 402 International Political Economy
American University, PhD, International Politics, 2010.
Priya Dixit and Jacob L. Stump, eds. 2015. Critical Methods in Terrorism Studies, London and New York, Routledge Press.
Jacob L. Stump, 2013, “Exploring Politics and Government with Popular Culture: Justifications, Methods, Potentials, and Challenges in Introductory Political Science Courses.” Journal of Political Science Education vol. 9: 292-307.
Jacob L. Stump and Priya Dixit. 2012. Critical Terrorism Studies: An Introduction to Research Methods, London and New York, Routledge Press.
Jacob L. Stump, 2010, “Weakness Leaving My Body: An Essay on the Interpersonal Relations of International Politics.” In Autobiography as International Relations: ‘I’, IR. Ed. Naeem Inayatullah. New York: Routledge.
Jacob L. Stump, 2017, “Studying Everyday Security Politics: A Note on Method.” Critical Studies on Security, vol. 5 [Forthcoming].