Education & Professional History
University of West Florida, BS; Appalachian State University, MA; Purdue University, PhD
At Carleton since 2019.
Feminist International Relations
Violence Against Women Policies
Middle East Politics
Militarism & International Security
Forester, Summer and Cheryl O’Brien. 2020. “Anti-democratic and Exclusionary Practices: COVID-19 and the Continuum of Violence.” Politics & Gender, 16:4, 1150-1157.
Weldon, S. Laurel, Shireen Hassim, Srijani Datta, Frederica de Sisto, Helia Doutaghi, Kaitlin Kelly-Thompson, Amber Lusvardi, Summer Forester. 2020. “Women’s Informal Participation in Political and Public Life and Space: Global Trends and Challenges.” UN Women. Expert Group Meeting. Sixty-Fifth Session on the Commission on the Status of Women.
Forester, Summer. “Protecting Women, Protecting the State: Militarism, Security Threats, & Government Action on Violence Against Women in Jordan.” Security Dialogue, 50:6, 475-492.
Aldrich, Daniel, Summer Forester, and Elisa Horhager. 2018. “Triggers for Policy Change: The 3.11 Fukushima Meltdowns and Nuclear Policy Continuity.” Environmental Politics, 28:7, 1214-1235, DOI: 10.1080/09644016.2018.1510216.
Decker, Alicia C., Summer Forester, Eliot Blackburn. 2016. “Rethinking Everyday Militarism on Campus: Feminist Reflections on the Recent Violence at Purdue University.” Feminist Studies, 42:2, 204-226.