Jennifer M. Ramos

Associate Professor, Loyola Marymount University

Jennifer M. Ramos is an Associate Professor and Director of Peace and Justice Studies 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.

Location: Los Angeles, CA, United State