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Jessica Rose Piombo

Associate Professor
National Security Affairs
School of International Graduate Studies

Phone: (831) 656-2831
Other Experience
  • 2000 - 2001 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA)
  • 2000 - 2000 Senior Research Assistant, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Worked for the Committee on International Strategic Studies
  • 1999 - 2000 Election Monitor, South Africa, 1999 National/Provincial and 2000 Local Elections
  • 1997 - 2001 Visiting Researcher, Institute for Democracy in South Africa (IDASA)
  • 1997 - 1997 Field Research in South Africa and Zimbabwe
Research Interests
Transitional Regimes
Statebuilding
Peacebuilding
African Politics and Security
Teaching Interests
African Politics
Comparative Politics
Ethnicity and Ethnic Conflict
U.S. Interests in Africa

Awards

  • 2001 - World Learning Democracy Fellow
  • 2000 - 1999 Competition Grant Recipient, Irving Louis Horowitz Foundation for Social Policy
  • 2000 - Carroll L. Wilson Award, Carroll L. Wilson Foundation
  • 1999 - American Political Science Association Advanced Graduate Student Travel Award
  • 1999 - National Science Foundation Doctoral Dissertation Improvement Grant, National Science Foundation
  • 1998 - Foreign Language and Area Studies (FLAS) summer grant, University of California at Berkeley
  • 1997 - Ford Foundation Summer Development Grant
  • 1996 - National Science Foundation Democratization Traineeship Fellowship, National Science Foundation
  • 1995 - Haverford College Herman Somers Award

Boards, Memberships, & Certifications

Professional Memberships
  • 2004 International Studies Association
  • 2001 African Studies Association
  • 1995 American Political Science Association