Daggett CV

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D. Political Science, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, August 2016; Major field: international relations; Minor field: political theory
M.Sc. International Relations, with distinction (highest honors), London School of Economics and Political Science, London, UK, 2005
A.B. Biochemical Sciences, cum laude, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, 2002

 

 

EMPLOYMENT

Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University – Department of Political Science

Assistant Professor, 2017-present

University of South Florida – School of Interdisciplinary Global Studies

Provost Postdoctoral Scholar in the Social Sciences and Humanities, 2016-2017

 

PUBLICATIONS

Monograph

under contract Energy at Work: Fossil Ethics in the Anthropocene. Duke University Press.

 

Peer-reviewed Journal Articles

2015 “Drone Disorientations: How ‘Unmanned’ Weapons Queer the Experience of Killing in War.” International Feminist Journal of Politics 17.3: 361-379.

 

Book Chapters

(in press) “Thermodynamics.” In A Lexicon for an Anthropocene Yet Unseen, eds. Cymene Howe and Anand Pandian. Punctum Press. http://www.culanth.org/fieldsights/

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(in press) “World-Viewing as World-Making: Feminist technoscience and the aesthetics of the Anthropocene.” In Worldviews in Science, Technology and Art in International Relations, eds. Madeline Carr, Renee Marlin-Bennett and Jatinder P. Singh. New York: Routledge, 2016.

 

Book Reviews

2015 Review of On Geopolitics: Space, Place, and International Relations, by Harvey Starr. Political Studies Review, 13:3 (August 2015).

 

2014 Review of Hyperobjects: Philosophy and Ecology After the End of the World, by Timothy Morton. Environment and Planning D: Society and Space, at http://societyandspace.com/reviews/reviews-archive/daggett/.

 

Other Publications

2017 “Entanglement can be Scary.” Blog post for Forum, Can World Politics Save Planet Earth? At http://josephcamilleri.org/comment/127#comment-127.

 

 

In Preparation

(article) “Fossil Fascism: Reversing the Gaze of Climate Security.” For submission to Security Dialogue.

 

(article) “Climate Change, the Musical.” For submission to a proposed special issue on Musicals and World Politics for Arts and International Affairs.

 

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

2015 Enloe Award, International Feminist Journal of Politics for “Drone Disorientations: How ‘Unmanned’ Weapons Queer the Experience of Killing in War.”

 

2015 Dean’s Teaching Fellowship, Johns Hopkins University

 

2009 Paul McCoy Award for the Most Distinguished Graduate Political Science Paper, Johns Hopkins University Department of Political Science

 

2004 Audubon Society Award for Environmental Journalism, Florida

 

 

GRANTS AND FELLOWSHIPS

2015 Johns Hopkins Graduate Representative Organization Grant for organizing “The New Earth” workshop

 

2011-2012 Charles Lathrop Pack Fellowship in Memory of John Hibben

 

2009-2010 Charles Lathrop Pack Fellowship in Memory of Walter Hines Page

 

2008 Johns Hopkins Graduate Representative Organization Conference Grant

 

2004-2005 Rotary Ambassadorial Scholarship to the London School of Economics and Political Science

 

 

CONFERENCES

Papers Presented

2017 “Fossil Fascism: Reversing the Imperialist Gaze of Climate Security,” Lund Conference on Earth System Governance, Lund, Sweden, October 9-11.

 

2017 (Roundtable) “Planet Politics 1: World Politics for a New Earth,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 22-26.

 

2017 “Genres of Climate Change,” International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, February 22-26.

 

2016 “Energetic Racism: Fossil Fuels and Thermodynamics in 19th Century New Imperialism,” International Studies Association Northeast Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 4-5.

 

2016 “Energy’s Power: Resisting Fossil Fuels through a Feminist, Post-work Politics,” American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, September 1-4.

 

2016 “Cultures of Energy” Research Symposium, Rice University Center for Energy and Environmental Research in the Human Sciences, Houston, TX, April 21-23.

 

2016 “In Praise of Loafing: Resisting fossil fuel culture through a feminist, post-work politics,” Western Political Science Association Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 24-26.

 

2015 “Climate Change, The Musical: Camp and the Aesthetics of the Anthropocene,” International Studies Association-Northeast Conference, “Untimely Meditations: History, Sociology, and Aesthetics in International Studies,” Providence, RI, November 6-7.
2015 “A History of Energy: A 19th century prequel to politics in the Anthropocene,” Accepted to the Science and the Humanities Confront the Anthropocene Conference, Boston University Center for Interdisciplinary Teaching and Learning, June 27.

 

2015 “Fossil Knowledges: Evolution, Energy and Empire in the Nineteenth Century,” workshop on The New Earth: The Politics of Planetary Places and Spaces, Johns Hopkins University, April 10.

 

2015 “A Shovel or a Rifle: How Unmanned Systems Increase Uncertainty in the Communication of Threats,” International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February 18-21.

 

2015 “Madame President Talks Tough: Butler and the Performance of Gender in U.S. Foreign Policy,” International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February 18-21.

 

2015 “Empire and the Science of Energy: Nineteenth century science and the emergence of a new human-Earth relationship,” International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA, February 18-21.

 

2014 “‘The Earth shall wax old & co.’: The Co-emergence of energy and environmentalism in the nineteenth century.” International Studies Association-NE conference, Baltimore, MD, November 7-8.

 

2014 “The Political History of Energy: The 19th century ‘discovery’ of energy and its import today,” Association for Political Theory Conference, Madison, WI, October 16-18.

 

2014 “The Drone Manifesto: The Transgressive Potential of Drone Warfare,” Accepted at the International Studies Association Annual Conference, Toronto, ON, March 26-29.

 

2013 “The Global Politics of a Low-Carbon Future,” Accepted for the Niels Bohr Conference: “An Open World: Science, Technology and Society in the Lights of Niels Bohr’s Thoughts,” Copenhagen, Denmark, December 4-6.

 

2010 “Global Civic Virtue: The Civic Virtue Tradition and Environmental Movements,” Accepted for the International Studies Association Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 17-20.

 

2008 “A Retreat from ‘The Way Things Are’: Lucretius, Materialism and Violence,” Violence, Bodies, Selves: Feminist Engagements in International Politics, British International Studies Association workshop, Manchester, UK, May 23.

 

2008 “Women and Foreign Policy: Performative Gender in the 2008 U.S Presidential Campaign and Beyond.” Presented at the International Studies Association Annual Conference (San Francisco), March 26-29.

 

2007 “Democracy and War: The Other Side of the Democratic Peace Theory,” Millennium Journal of International Studies Conference on “Peace in International Relations,” London, UK, October.

 

Other Conference Participation

2016 (Chair and Discussant) Greening Our Work: Global Environmental Governance, International Studies Association Northeast Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, November 4-5.

 

2016 (Discussant) “The Anthropocene: Useful Concept or Empty Signifier?” International Studies Association Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA, March 16-19.

 

 

CAMPUS TALKS

2017 “Energy at Work: Thermodynamics and Fossil Ethics in the Anthropocene,” Virginia Tech Department of Science and Technology in Society seminar series, November 10.

 

2015 “Fossil Knowledges: Evolution, Energy and Empire in the Nineteenth Century,” Johns Hopkins University Department of Political Science Colloquium, March 6.

 

 

TEACHING

Virginia Tech

Global Security (fall 2017)

University of South Florida, Instructor of Record

Energy and Global Politics (spring 2017)

Introduction to Political Theory (fall 2016)

Johns Hopkins University, Instructor of Record

Energy and Global Politics (fall 2015)

New York University, Instructor of Record

The Internship in International Relations and Professional Development Seminar (summer 2015)

Johns Hopkins University, Teaching Assistant

The American Presidency (spring 2011)

Contemporary International Politics (fall 2007, fall 2009)

Classics of Political Thought (spring 2009)

 

SERVICE

Reviewer

Environmental Politics

Social Studies of Science

International Studies Review

 

Professional Organizations

Edited Book Award Committee, Theory Section of the International Studies Association

Member of the Governing Council, International Studies Association – Northeast

 

Workshop Organizer

2015 “The New Earth: The Politics of Planetary Spaces and Places,” Johns Hopkins University, graduate workshop, April 10.

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Political Science Association

International Studies Association

International Society for Environmental Ethics

The Association for Feminist Ethics and Social Theory

Association for Feminist Epistemologies, Methodologies, Metaphysics and Science Studies

 

LANGUAGES

French: reading and writing (intermediate), speaking (basic)

 

 

NON-ACADEMIC WORK EXPERIENCE

2005-2006 Head of North America Division, Exclusive Analysis, London UK (political risk analysis)

 

2003-2004 Senior political journalist, The Panama City News Herald, Panama City, FL

 

2004 Graduate defense intern, Senator Bill Nelson

 

 

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