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Jamie E. Scalera

Dr. Jamie E. Scalera
Associate Professor

Dr. Scalera received her Ph.D. in Political Science from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign in 2012 and has been a faculty member at Georgia Southern since Fall 2012. She teaches and researches in the field of International Relations, with a focus on international organizations and international political economy. Dr. Scalera is also the Department Coordinator for the Honors College and has served as a faculty mentor on more than 11 Honors thesis projects. Dr. Scalera’s research has been published in such journals as International Organization, European Politics and Society, European Security, and Papers & Publications. She is also the author of Negotiating Membership in the WTO and EU: The Politics of Accession, published by Routledge in 2017. Dr. Scalera has also served the International Studies Association as Chair of the Women’s Caucus for International Studies (2021-2022), member of the Women’s Caucus exec board (2018-2021), and member of the Committee on the Status of Women (2018-2020).

Selected Research: 

Bercher, Madeline and Jamie E. Scalera. (2022) “Examining the Persistence of Euroscepticism:  A Strategic Rhetoric of Blame.” Forthcoming at Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research.

Breuning, Marijke, Christina Fattore, Jennifer Ramos, and Jamie E. Scalera (2021) “The Great Equalizer? Gender, Parenting, and Scholarly Productivity during the Global Pandemic” PS: Political Science & Politics, 1-5. doi:10.1017/S1049096520002036

Clifton, Alison M. and Jamie E. Scalera (2020) “La légitimation du Rassemblement nationalet la lutte pour une France européenne” in La France contemporaine: unité et diversités, polarisations et solidarités. Edited by Michel Gueldry and Armelle Crouzières-Ingenthron. AATF Publishing.

Scalera, Jamie E. (2019) “The Challenges of Migration and Enlargement in theEuropean Union” in Contestation of EU Enlargement and European Neighborhood Policy. Edited by Magdalena Góra, Natasza Styczynska, and Marcin Zubek. Copenhagen: DJØF Publishing.

Scalera, Jamie E. and Krista E. Wiegand (2018) “The motivation of European Union mediationin civil conflicts.” European Security. DOI: 10.1080/09662839.2018.1514388

Scalera, Jamie E. (2017) Negotiating Membership in the WTO and EU: The Politics of Accession. London: Routledge Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-4724-8857-2

Scalera, Jamie E. and Melissa Dixon (2016) “Crisis of Confidence: The 2008 Global Financial Crisis and Public Trust in the European Central Bank” European Politics and Society 17(3): pgs 388-400.  DOI:10.1080/23745118.2016.1168970

Scalera, Jamie E. and Melissa Dixon (2016) “Optimism in Independence: The European Central Bank after the 2008 Global Financial Crisis” Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research 5(6): 30-39.

Farmer, James W. and Scalera, Jamie E. (2014) “Are There Cracks in the Democratic Peace?”  Papers & Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research 3(1): Article 7.

Allee, Todd L. and Scalera, Jamie E. (2012) “The Divergent Effects of Joining International Organizations: Trade Gains and the Rigors of WTO Accession” International Organization 66(2): 243-276.

Selected Honors and Awards:

Faculty Research and Creativity Seed Grant Award, 2020, $4944 with Dr. Maureen Stobb

ISA Special Project Grant Proposal to support regional programming through the Women’s Caucus, 2018, $20,000 with Gigi Gokcek, Penny Griffin, and Annick Wibben

Jean Monnet EUCE Summer Research Scholar Program Grant at the University of Pittsburgh, 2018, $2700

Faculty Research and Creativity Seed Grant Award, 2014, $5000

Selected Professional Service:

Chair, Executive Committee. Women’s Caucus of the International Studies Association. April 2021-March 2022.

Vice Chair and Member-At-Large, Executive Committee. Women’s Caucus of the International Studies Association.  March 2018-March 2021.

Member, Committee on the Status of Women of the International Studies Association. March 2018-March 2020.

Political Science Content Editor.  Papers and Publications: Interdisciplinary Journal of Undergraduate Research.  University of North Georgia.  August 2017-2019.

Last updated: 8/27/2021