Jack Covarrubias

Current CV [PDF]

 

Education

Old Dominion University- Norfolk, VA
ABD International Studies
Areas of Concentration: Conflict and Cooperation; American Foreign
Policy Dissertation Title: “Sibling Rivalry: U.S.- European Relations and
the Balkans War” Chair: Dr. Steve Yetiv, Professor of Political Science

University of Southern Mississippi- Long Beach, MS
M.A., Political Science (2004).
Thesis Title: “Quantifying Primacy: Measuring US Influence in
International Society”
Chair: Dr. Tom Lansford, Associate Professor of Political Science
GPA: 3.9

B.S., Psychology (2002).
Graduated Highest Honors
GPA: 3.9

Employment

2008- Assistant Professor of Political Science, The University of
Southern Mississippi, Department of Political Science,
International Development & Affairs.

2007-2008 Visiting Assistant Professor of Political Science, The
University of Southern Mississippi, Department of Political
Science, International Development & Affairs.

2007- Editor, Global Horizons Journal

2005-2007 Director, International Topics Journal

2005- 2007 Teaching Assistant, Old Dominion University

2004-2005 Research Assistant, Old Dominion University

2003-2004 Graduate Assistant, University of Southern Mississippi



Teaching Experience

American Government US Foreign Policy
Environmental Politics Terrorism
International Law Political Development
Political Theory Research Methods


Publications

Books

America’s War on Terror: A Reader, 2nd edition, with Robert P. Watson and Tom Lansford (co-editors) (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, Fall 2009).

Strategic Interests in the Middle East: Opposition or Support for US Foreign Policy, with Tom Lansford (co-editors) (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, October 2007).

To Protect and Defend: US Homeland Security Policy, with Tom Lansford and Robert J. Pauly(Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2006).


Chapters, Articles, and Essays


“Fighting Two Wars,” in Robert Maranto and Tom Lansford, eds. Judging Bush, with Tom Lansford(Stanford University Press, 2009).

“Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the United States,” in Robert P. Watson, Tom Lansford, and Jack Covarrubias, eds., America’s War on Terror 2nd, with Tom Lansford (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2009).

“Rebalancing America’s War on Terror: President Obama,” in Robert P. Watson, Tom Lansford, and Jack Covarrubias, eds., America’s War on Terror 2nd, with Matthew Williams (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2009).

“The Limits of Military Power: The United States in Iraq,” in Robert P. Watson, Tom Lansford, and Jack Covarrubias, eds., America’s War on Terror 2nd, with Tom Lansford (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2009).

“Preface,” in Jack Covarrubias and Tom Lansford, eds., Strategic Interests in the Middle East: Opposition or Support for US Foreign Policy (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2007).

“Germany and the Middle East: The Construction of Moral Interests,” in Jack Covarrubias and Tom Lansford, eds., Strategic Interests in the Middle East: Opposition or Support for US Foreign Policy, with Chris White (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2007).

“The Best Defense? Iraq and Beyond,” in Robert Maranto, Doug Brattebo and Tom Lansford, eds., The Second Term of George W. Bush: Prospects and Perils, with Tom Lansford(Palgrave Macmillan, 2006).

“Should the United States Use the Military to Enforce the U.S.-Mexico Border?” with Jim Maness, in National Social Science Journal 24:2 (2005), 118-128.

“The United States: Reluctant Sheriff or Potential Hegemon,” American Diplomacy 8:2 (May 28, 2003).

“Osama bin Laden, Radical Islam, and the United States,” in Patrick Hayden, Tom Lansford, and Robert P. Watson, eds., America’s War on Terror, with Tom Lansford (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2003), 3-18.

Entries on Indian Removal Act and Colonial Suppression, The Suez Canal Crisis and Arab Nationalism, and Tiananmen Square, America in World History (M.E. Sharpe, forthcoming).

Entries on John Adams, Patrick Henry, Rutherford B. Hayes, and Robert Fulton, Exploring American History: From Colonial Times to 1877 (Marshall Cavendish, 2008).

Entries on Stephen A. Douglas, Sam Houston and Daniel Webster, in Spencer Tucker, ed., United States at War (ABC-CLIO, 2005).

“Race Neutral Criteria,” in James Beckman, ed., The Encyclopedia of Affirmative Action, with Tom Lansford(New York: Garland, 2003).

Book review of Vaughn P Shannon, Balancing Act: US Foreign Policy and the Arab-Israeli Conflict (Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2003). Contemporary Security Policy 24:3 (2003).

Book Review of John Davis (ed.), the Global War on Terrorism: Assessing the American Response (New York: Nova, 2004). Politics and Ethics Review1:1(April 2005).