Dr Susan T Jackson
Citizenship: United States
Position at SIPRI: Senior Researcher and Head of the Arms Production Project
Subject expertise: Militarization, national security exception, arms industry, global political economy
Languages: English, Turkish
Education: PhD in Political Science at the University of Arizona, USA
Contact: Email; Phone: +46 8 655 97 38
Dr Susan Jackson joined SIPRI’s Military Expenditure and Arms Production Programme in July 2009 as head of the Arms Production Project. Her graduate work focused on globalization and militarization, in particular on the linkages between state and corporate global competitiveness and military spending. Dr Jackson has presented her research and other topics for undergraduate classes and to conference audiences in Europe and the United States.
- Head of the SIPRI Arms Production Project
- Research verifier in Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings Institution, Washington, DC (1999–2000)
- Intern, Global Proxy Research, Investor Responsibility Research Center, Washington, DC (1997)
- Editor and translator, Executive News Digest, Intermedia, Istanbul, Turkey (1996)
Dr Jackson lived for more than three years in Turkey.
- International Studies Association, Member
- Women in International Security, Member
- Jackson, S., ‘Gendered militarization and globalization make the world go round’, New York, Feb. 2009.
- Jackson, S., ‘The third wave of methodology: the application of fuzzy-set analysis in international relations’, New York, Feb. 2009.
- Jackson, S., ‘Military spending and the Washington Consensus: the unrecognized link between militarization and the global political economy’, Ljubljana, July 2008 and Buçaco, June 2007.
- Jackson, S., ‘Do the neo-liberal economic agenda and the national security exception push militarization?’, San Diego, Mar. 2006.
- Jackson, S., ‘The Washington Consensus and military spending’, Istanbul, Aug. 2005.
- Jackson, S., ‘The global political economy and local effects of the US military in the US and Turkey: does militarized prostitution have a role?’, Budapest, June 2003.