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University of Florida
feminist theory, gender studies, international security
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Laura Sjoberg (BA, University of Chicago; Ph.D., University of Southern California School of International Relations; J.D. Boston College Law School) is Associate Professor of Political Science. Her research interests are in the area of gender-based and feminist approaches to the study of international relations generally, and international security specifically. Her research has addressed gender and just war theory, women’s violence in global politics, and feminist interpretations of the theory and practice of security policy.

Recent Publications

Women as Rapists (New York University Press, forthcoming)

Interpretive Quantification (with J. Samuel Barkin, University of Michigan Press, forthcoming)

Beyond Mothers, Monsters, Whores (with Caron Gentry, Zed Books, 2015)

Gender, War, and Conflict (Polity Press, 2014)

Gendering Global Conflict: Toward a Feminist Theory of War (Columbia University Press, 2013)

“Centering Security Studies Around Felt, Gendered Insecurities,” Journal of Global Security Studies 

“The Terror of Everyday Counterterrorism,” Critical Studies on Terrorism 

“Calculating Critique,” (with J. Samuel Barkin), Millennium 

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