Dr. Jolliff Scott’s research focuses on the politics of international organizations and cooperation, political economy, and regionalism. She also has a regional specialty in the European Union and has done field research at the European Commission in Brussels, Belgium. Her research is published in International Organization, International Studies Quarterly, Review of International Organizations, Journal of International Relations and Development, and All Azimuth.
Dr. Jolliff Scott’s teaching interests span the fields of international relations and comparative politics. At TCU she has taught International Relations, Introduction to Comparative Politics, Topics in IR: Wealth and Power, and American and Texas Government. At previous institutions she has also taught introductory-level undergraduate courses in Political Science and Global Studies, upper division undergraduate courses in Western European Politics, Politics of the European Union, International Organizations, and Comparative Political Economy, and graduate seminars in International Cooperation and International Relations Theory.
Before coming to TCU, Dr. Jolliff Scott was an Assistant Professor of Political Science at Midwestern State University where she was Global Studies Program Coordinator, Faculty Co-Advisor for Model United Nations, Faculty Co-Advisor for Amnesty International, and served as either chair or committee member for several M.A. theses. She is a member of the American Political Science Association (APSA), the International Studies Association (ISA), and Pi Sigma Alpha.
“Ideas and Interests: European Democracy Aid and the Democracy-Security Dilemma, 1990-2010.” (with James M. Scott). All Azimuth. Published online (2019). DOI: 10.20991/allazimuth.541235.
“Popular Non-Support for International Organizations: How Extensive and What Does This Represent?” (with David H. Bearce). The Review of International Organizations. Published online (2019). DOI: 10.1007/s11558-019-09351-3.
“Explaining a New Foreign Aid Recipient: The European Union’s Provision of Development Aid to RTAs, 1995-2013.” Journal of International Relations and Development. Published online (2018). DOI: 10.1057/s41268-018-0163-z.
“Does Institutional Design Matter? A Study of Trade Effectiveness and PTA Flexibility/Rigidity.” 2016. (with David H. Bearce and Cody D. Eldredge). International Studies Quarterly 60(2): 307-316.
“Do Finite Duration Provisions Reduce International Bargaining Delay?” 2015. (with David H. Bearce and Cody D. Eldredge). International Organization. 69(1): 195-217.
“Idealism and Realism.” In 21st Century Political Science: A Reference Handbook. 2011. (with Eric A. Heinze). Sage. New York.
“Popular Opposition to International Organizations: How Extensive and What Does This Represent?” (with David H. Bearce). Paper presented at the Political Economy of International Organizations Annual Meeting, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Feb 5-7, 2018.
“Ideas and Interests: European Democracy Aid and the Democracy-Security Dilemma, 1990-2010” (With James M. Scott). Paper scheduled to be presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA April 2018.
“Balancing Principles and Interests: EU Democracy Aid and the Democracy-Security Dilemma.” (With James M. Scott). Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention, Baltimore, MD, April 2017.
“The Democracy-Security Dilemma in North Africa: Mapping the Nature and Dynamics of US and European Union Democracy Assistance, 1990-2010.” (with James M. Scott and Ralph G. Carter). Paper presented at the 2016 Jean Monnet Conference, University of Dundee, Dundee, Scotland. June 13, 2016.
“The Institutional Choice of Foreign Aid Allocation: Donor Calculations and State Versus IGO Aid Recipients.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA March 16-19 2016.
“A New Look at the Democracy-Free Trade Nexus: The European Union’s Aid to Regionally-Based PTAs and Democratization.” Paper presented at the International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA March 16-19, 2016.
“Explaining a New Foreign Aid Recipient: The European Union’s provision of development aid to RTAs, 1995-2013” Paper presented at the Political Economy of International Organizations Conference, Salt Lake City, Utah January 6-8, 2016.
“Does a New (Regional) Aid Recipient Mean Greater Aid Effectiveness?” International Studies Association, New Orleans, 2015.
Managing Editor, International Studies Perspectives (begins 2020)
2014 University of Colorado Department of Political Science Best Graduate Part Time Instructor
2014 University of Colorado Graduate Teacher Program “Best Should Teach” Silver Award
American Political Science Association
International Studies Association