Galen Jackson

Postdoctoral Fellow  | Clements Center
Galen Jackson

Galen is a Postdoctoral Fellow in the Clements Center for National Security at the University of Texas, Austin. He received his Ph.D. in political science from the University of California, Los Angeles in June 2016. Prior to joining the Clements Center, he was the Stanley Kaplan Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Political Science at Williams College and before that he was a Stanton Nuclear Security Predoctoral Fellow in the Security Studies Program at MIT. Dr. Jackson received an M.A. in international relations from the University of Chicago in 2010 and a B.A. in history and political science from Williams College in 2009.

Dr. Jackson's research interests include international security, American foreign policy, the international relations of the Middle East, nuclear security, and the geopolitics of energy. His work has been published in Security Studies, International Security, and the Journal of Cold War Studies.

When he's not in the office, he can usually be found playing basketball, rock climbing, or hiking.