Jeremy Backstrom is a Faculty Research Assistant for the Global Terrorism Database at the National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism (START). He oversees the Consequences and Outcomes team, which concentrates on the direct effects of terrorism. This aspect of the Global Terrorism Database attempts to determine how incidents of terrorism impact society at large through casualties, injuries, hostage taking, and property damage.
- University of North Texas, Ph.D., Political Science, expected 2015
- Villanova University, M.A., Political Science, 2004
- Texas A&M University-Commerce, B.S., Political Science and History, 2001
- Faculty Research Assistant, Global Terrorism Database, National Consortium for the Study of Terrorism and Responses to Terrorism, 2015-present
- Editorial Assistant, American Political Science Review, University of North Texas, 2012-2014
- Graduate Program Mentor, National Science Foundation Research Research Experience for Undergraduates (NSF-REU) Program in Civil Conflict Management and Peace Science, University of North Texas, Summer 2010 & Summer 2011
- Research Assistant, Issues Correlates of War (ICOW), University of North Texas, 2009-2012
- 2015. “Review Fatigue? Why Scholars Decline to Review their Peers’ Work” (with Marijke Breuning, Jeremy Brannon, Ben Gross, and Michael Widmeier) P.S. Political Science & Politics. (conditionally accepted).
- 2014. “Patterns of Protest in the People's Republic of China: A Provincial Level Analysis” (with Victor Cheung Yin Chan and T. David Mason) Asian Affairs: An American Review 41(3): 91-107.
- 2011. “Reconciliation and Conceptual Complexity: The Case of Post Conflict Kenya” (with John Ishiyama) African and Asian Studies 10(4): 366-386.
- 2010. “American Foreign Policy,” in 21st Century Political Science: A Handbook, 1st edition. 2 volumes. John Ishiyama and Marijke Breuning, editors. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications, pp. 822-830.