Jeffrey Anderson, Ph.D.

Department of Peace Studies
College of Saint Benedict and Saint John's University
Simons Hall 122
Collegeville, MN 56321
(320) 363-3047
janderson@csbsju.edu

Academic Degrees
and Honors

Ph.D. The American University, 1994, International Relations (Distinction)

B.S. Saint John's University, 1986, Biology major,
Chemistry minor, Government minor
(magna cum laude)

Graduate Fellow, 1986, at the University of Minnesota in the doctorate program in Microbiology

Hurst Fellow at The American University, 1988 1991

Research Grant from the Institute for the Study of World Politics, 1992 1993

Professional Experience

Associate Professor of Peace Studies - Saint John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, 1991-present. Nominated for Burlington Northern Award for Teaching Excellence, 1993, winner of the Advising Award for the Social Sciences, 1995-1996, finalists for the Robert L. Spaeth Teaching Award, 1996, and recipient of the Robert L. Spaeth Teaching Award, 1997.

Adjunct Faculty - The American University, 1991.
Designed and taught a course on "Global Environmental Issues" to predominantly upper-division students.

Research and Teaching Assistant - The American University, 1988-1991. Assisted in the preparation and lecture requirements of courses such as "International Development," "Environmental and Development," and "Development Management." Conducted research on global environmental issues, sustainable development, and development education.

Presentations
and Publications

Chair/Discussant - "Islam and Politics," International Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest 2003 Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 8, 2003 (forthcoming).

Paper Accepted - "Crude Politics: Oil and the New Geopolitics of Energy," International Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest 2003 Annual Conference, St. Louis, MO, November 7, 2003 (forthcoming).

Paper Accepted - "Beyond Crude Politics: Crafting a More Humane Energy Policy for the US," Peace and Justice Studies Association Annual Conference, Olympia, WA, October 9-12, 2003 (forthcoming)

Speaker - "War, Oil, and U.S. Energy Policy," delivered at the BEGIN in Service Retreat, Afton State Park, August 18, 2003, with a heat index of 109 degrees Fahrenheit.

Organizer and moderator - Campus-wide forum held on the commencement of War with Iraq, Haehn Campus Center, College of St. Benedict, March 20, 2003.

Panelist - "One Year Later: 9-11," Faculty-Student Panel, St. John's University, September 9, 2002, with coverage in the St. Cloud Times.

Speaker - "Global Environmental Politics," Whitney Senior Center, St. Cloud, MN June 25, 2002.

Organizer and moderator - "The Legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. in a post 9/11 World: A Panel Discussion," as part of the First Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration, January 21, 2002.

Speaker - "Exploring Options for the U.S.," Campus Speak-out at St. John's University, October 10, 2001.

Speaker - "The U.S. Response to 9-11," Whitney Senior Center, St. Cloud, MN, October 9, 2001.

Paper presented - "Science and Globalization: Hopes and Impediments for Justice, Peace and Development," at the 30th Annual Consortium on Peace Education, Research, and Development (COPRED)/Peace Studies Association (PSA) Conference entitled "Globalizing Justice and Peace: Visions and Strategies," Olympia, WA, October 4-7, 2001.

Speaker - "Diversity and Regaining the Peace," panelist for Rocori Area School District's panel organized in the wake of the 9-11 attacks, October 1, 2001.

Presenter - "Media, Arts, and Violence Debate," College of St. Benedict, November 14, 2000.

Presenter - "Waging Peace Globally" at the Social Justice Conference for Youth in the St. Cloud Area, November 13, 2000.

Presenter - "Highway 61 Revisited" - Academic Convocation and Matriculation Address, St. John's University, September 5, 2000.

Author - "Transgenic Transnational Relations," Peace Review 12:4 (2000), 533-539.

Paper Presented - "A Novel Approach to Understanding Paulo Freire" at the annual Peace Studies Association conference, Austin, TX, March 30-April 2, 2000.

Author - "True Lies: Media Coverage and Foreign Affairs," The Record, November 11, 1999.

Presenter - "Reflection, Action, and Social Change" at The Creativity Conference, St. John's University and the College of St. Benedict, October 22-23, 1999.

Speaker - main speaker for "Environment and the Global Economy," Campus Speak-out, St. John's University, October 1999.

Paper Presented - "Developing Peace: Utilizing Foreign Assistance to Reduce State and Inter-state Violence," presented at the 28th Annual Consortium on Peace Research, Education and Development (COPRED) Conference and the 11th Annual Peace Studies Association Conference (PSA), held jointly in New York, April 8-10, 1999.

Speaker - Great Decisions Program, Foreign Policy Association, 1997-2003. Numerous speaking engagements (average of 5/year) to community groups on topics such as "Population and the Environment," "Financing Development," "Defining Humanitarian Intervention," "US Role in the UN," "U.S. Policy and Iraq," and "International Food Policy."

Author of "Agriculture" in Encyclopedia of U.S. Foreign Relations, The Council on Foreign Relations, Oxford University Press, 1997.

Paper presented - "The Politics of Food: Aid, Trade, and Conflict" at the 1997 Concurrent Conferences of the Peace Studies Association (PSA) and the Consortium on Peace Education and Development (COPRED), Georgetown University, Washington, D.C., June 5-8, 1997.

Discussion Leader for "Gandhi" as part of the Faculty and Staff Discussion of the book Creating Minds by Howard Gardner, Spring Term 1997.

Participant in the Faculty Panel Discussion-"World Food Summit: Solutions to World Hunger," February 18, 1997.

Presenter - Participant at the Cultural Affairs Board's Panel-"Confronting the Culture of Homelessness," St. John's University and The College of St. Benedict, October 1996.

Presenter - "Seasonality and Rural Poverty: Why Women Matter" at The Women and Work Conference: A Regional Conference to Explore the Relationship of Women and Work, St. John's University and The College of St. Benedict, April 16, 1996.

Presenter - Participant in Minnesota Humanities Commission International Speakers Bureau, "A World of Peace and Violence" Specific topic -"Missing in Action: Environmental Protection in Wartime," 1996.

Forum Debater - "Was the Use of the Atomic Bombs in WWII Justified?" December 6, 1995.

Editorial on the 50th Anniversary of the United Nations, St. Cloud Times, October 1, 1995.

Paper Presented - "The Prospects for U.S. Leadership on U.N. Reform," at the 8th Annual Peace Studies Conference, St. John's University, Collegeville, MN, September 1995.

Author - "The Training of Third World Agricultural Scientists at U.S. Universities, The Saint John's Symposium: A Faculty Journal, no. 13, 1995, 51-70.

Presenter ‑ Participant in Minnesota Humanities Commission International Speakers Bureau, "The World Around Us: Thinking About the Environment" Specific topic ‑ "Biotechnology and the Global Environment: Seeds of Plenty or Seeds of Discontent?" 1994‑1995.

Presenter ‑ "Transgenic Transnational Relations," Collegial Conversations, St. John's University, 1994.

Paper Presented ‑ "Bred for the World? Agricultural Research Priorities in the Age of Biotechnology" at the Peace Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco, April 1994.

Paper Presented ‑ "Women and Seasonality" at the 6th Annual Minnesota State Peace Studies Conference, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, September 1993.

Speaker ‑ "Transnational, Transgenic Relations: Biotechnology and International Relations" at St. Cloud State's Global Issues Forum, St. Cloud, Minnesota, May 1993.

Presenter ‑ "Disorderly Conduct: International Development in a Time of Change" at the 5th Annual Minnesota State Peace Studies Conference, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, September 1992.

Presenter ‑ "Growing Discontent ‑ Emerging Agricultural Biotechnologies and Social Conflict" at the 4th Annual Minnesota State Peace Studies Conference, St. John's University, Collegeville, Minnesota, April 1992.

Invited Participant ‑ Forum on the Economics of Sustainable Development, , sponsored by the U.N. Economic Commission for Europe and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Spoke on the threats to "sustainable development" resulting from current World Bank and International Monetary Fund lending practices, January 24, 1990.

Paper Presented ‑ "Exploring the Environment and Development Nexus: Is it as Lockean as it Seems?" at The International Studies Conference, George Washington University, sponsored by the Capital Division of the International Studies Association, October 26, 1989

Professional Affiliations

International Studies Association (ISA)

Peace and Justice Studies Association (PJSA)

Committee on Foreign Relations (CFR)

Higher Education Consortium for Urban Affairs (HECUA) - Board Member

Central Association of Advisors for the Health Professions (CAAHP)

Service to University

2003-2004

Chair, Peace Studies
Member of the Core Task Force
Member of the Advisory Council for International Education
Member of the Search Committee for the Dean of International education and Experiential Education
Pre-med Advisor
Environmental Studies supporting faculty member
HECUA Board Member and On-Campus Advisor
Member of HECUA's Program Advisory Group for "Community Internships in Latin America' (CILA)
Member of the Learning through Difference learning community

2002-2003

Chair, Peace Studies
MLK Week Planning Committee and conference organizer
Pre-med Advisor
Interviewer for the Regents'/Trustees' Scholarship Days
Environmental Studies supporting faculty member
HECUA Board Member and On-Campus Advisor
Member of HECUA's Program Advisory Group for "Community Internships in Latin America' (CILA)
Member of HECUA's Partners Internship Program
Member of the Learning through Difference learning community
Organizer of Campus-Wide Forum at initiation of war with Iraq
Participant in the National Counselor Fly-in Program

2001-2002

Chair, Peace Studies
Study Abroad Director - Australia - Spring 2002
MLK Week Planning Committee and panel organizer
Pre-med advisor
Environmental Studies supporting faculty member
Member of HECUA's Program Advisory Group for "Community Internships in Latin America' (CILA)
Member of HECUA's Partners Internship Program
Participant in "An Evening Reception for Admitted Students"

2000-2001

Chair, Peace Studies
Honors Council Member
Dignitas Humana Selection Committee Member
Internship Learning Community Member
Liberal Studies Advisory Group Member
Member of HECUA's Partners Internship Program
Campus Representative for the Truman Scholarship
Environmental Studies supporting faculty member
Pre-med Advisor
Interviewer for the Regents'/Trustees' Scholarship Days

1999-2000

Chair, Peace Studies Department
Member of HECUA's Follow-On Task Force
Dignitas Humana Selection Committee Member
Honors Council Member
Internship Learning Community Member
Campus representative for the Truman Scholarship
Campus contact for HECUA
Environmental Studies supporting faculty member
Interviewer for the Regents'/Trustees' Scholarship Days

1998-1999

Sabbatical
Honors Council Member

1997-1998

Member of Honors Council
Member of Advisory Board of the "On the Path to Sustainability" project that links the
Minnesota Project, our schools, and the communities of St. Joseph and Cold Spring
Faculty Representative to SJU Board of Regents' Buildings and Grounds Subcommittee
Faculty Representative to Coordinate Buildings and Grounds Subcommittee
Interviewer for Regents'/Trustees' Scholarship Days

1996-1997

Student Development Advisory Committee
Academic Advising Review Committee
Honors Director Search Committee

1995-1996

Committee on Committees and Elections
Global Flag Assessment Committee
Reader for Symposium Essay Contest

1994-1995

Committee on Cultural Programming

1993-1994

Committee on Cultural Programming
Honors Director Search Committee

1992-1993

Ad Hoc Committee on Academics and Athletics