Jessica Weeks, University of Wisconsin
From the speaker's bio:
Professor Weeks' research and teaching interests focus on the domestic politics of foreign policy, the domestic and international politics of authoritarian regimes, and public opinion about foreign policy. Her research has appeared in or is forthcoming in the American Political Science Review, the American Journal of Political Science, and International Organization. Her book, Dictators at War and Peace, explores the domestic politics of international conflict in dictatorships, and is forthcoming (2014) in the Cornell Studies in Security Affairs Series at Cornell University Press.
Professor Weeks received her B.A. in political science from The Ohio State University in 2001, a Master’s degree in international history from the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies in 2003, and a PhD in political science from Stanford University in 2009. Prior to joining the Wisconsin faculty, Professor Weeks was an Assistant Professor of Government at Cornell University .
Ford Security Seminars (FSS) bring together University of Michigan faculty and graduate students with outside scholars to discuss key developments in the theory and practice of international politics. Participants present original research on topics including international security, international law and institutions, and foreign policy analysis.