Get to Know An Officer*

Our At Large Officers:

Amy Below <> is an assistant professor of political science at Oregon State University. She has published in the area of environmental foreign policy, with an emphasis on the US and Latin America. She is currently conducting research in the area of energy security and writing a book-length manuscript on environmental foreign policy decision making in the Americas. Amy currently serves as an FPA executive council member and has coordinated the Innovative Panel, “Meeting of the Minds: Expanding Foreign Policy Analysis Scholarship,” for this year’s ISA convention. She has also served on the Alexander George Graduate Student Paper Selection Committee and is on the editorial board of Foreign Policy Analysis.

Jarrod Hayes <> has a BA (2003) in Political Science (Magna Cum Laude) and astronomy/astrophysics from the University of Colorado at Boulder and a PhD (2009) from University of Southern California in politics and international relations.  From 2009-2010, he was the ConocoPhillips Assistant Professor of International Relations at the University of Oklahoma.  As of 2010, he took up his current position as assistant professor of international relations in the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology.  From 2008-2009 he served as treasurer for the Foreign Policy Section of the American Political Science Association.  His research interests are wide-ranging, including constructivism, the role of identity in foreign and security policy, international security, arms control and strategy, and foreign policy analysis in addition to regional interests in East Asia, South Asia, and Europe.  His research has been published in International Studies Quarterly and he currently has an article forthcoming in International Organization.  His current research includes a work on the theoretical and foreign policy ramifications of German reunification, the security aspects of climate change, the social topography of security policy, and the nature of authority in the international system.

Trevor Rubenzer <> (Ph.D., University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee) is an assistant professor of political science at the University of South Carolina Upstate.  He is currently on the board of ISA South and has reviewed for, and published in, Foreign Policy Analysis.  He was also a reviewer for the Compendium project. Trevor’s research focuses on the impact of ethnic identity interest groups on U.S. foreign policy and he has published articles in International Studies Quarterly, the AJPS and Foreign Policy Analysis concerning this topic.  Trevor has experience evaluating graduate student

*  Yes, this is a direct theft from Colbert’s Get to Know a District.


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