J Ann Tickner

Distinguished Program Mentor

J. Ann Tickner is Professor of Politics and International Relations at Monash University. She is also Professor Emerita in the School of International Relations at the University of Southern California, Distinguished Scholar in Residence at American University, and past President of the International Studies Association. Ann Tickner holds a Ph.D from Brandeis University and a BA from the University of London. She also holds an Honorary Ph.D from the University of Uppsala, Sweden.

Her principle areas of research include international theory, peace and security, and feminist approaches to international relations. Her publications include, Self-Reliance Versus Power Politics: American and Indian Experiences in Building Nation-States (1987), Gendering World Politics (2001), and A Feminist Voyage Through International Relations (2014). She served as President of the International Studies Association from 2006-2007. In a 2007 survey she was ranked #21 of scholars having the greatest impact on the International Relations discipline over the past 20 years. She was also named as one of fifty key thinkers in Martin Griffiths, Fifty Key Thinkers in International Relations.