Robert H. Jackson

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Professor Jackson "writing and teaching focus’s on the theory and history of the international system, including the expansion of international society from Europe and the West to the rest of the world. He has published in various journals including World Politics, Review of International Studies, International Organization, and Millennium. He is the author/editor of nine books including The Global Covenant: Human Conduct in a World of States and Quasi-States: Sovereignty, International Relations and the Third World. He has also co-authored a textbook: Introduction to International Relations. He is currently at work on two new books: Sovereignty: History of an Idea and The International Ethics of Security (co-editor). He has been a Visiting Fellow at Jesus College, Oxford University, The London School of Economics and Political Science, and the Hoover Institution, Stanford University. He serves on the editorial boards of Political Studies, International Relations, European Journal of International Relations and Humanistic Perspectives on International Relations. He has also been involved in university and government consultancies in Britain, Canada and Denmark and has taught at the University of British Columbia and the University of Nairobi." [1] CV

His CV notes: "I was invited by Professor James Johnson to give an annual lecture, on  Michael Walzer’s book, Just and Unjust Wars, to the CAS Core Curriculum Students (2004, 2005, 2006)"

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 Academic & Professional Employment Record 


  • 2001‐      Boston University, Department of International Relations, and Department of Political Science            Professor 
  • 1970‐2001 University of British Columbia, Department of Political Science , Professor (1985‐2001) 
  • 1968‐70     Rockefeller Foundation,  Field Staff, East Africa 
  • 1968‐70     University of Nairobi,  Junior Research Fellow, Institute for Development Studies, Teaching Assistant, Department of Government 


Plural Societies and New States (Research Monograph, No. 30, Institute of International Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1977), pp. v, 75.    This research monograph established my reputation as an expert on Third World states. It was based on my Ph.D dissertation, University  of California, Berkeley, 1975. It is still circulating in academic libraries in the United States and Canada. 

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  1. Robert H. Jackson, accessed March 24, 2010.