Jennifer L. Dumas is a Ph.D. candidate with a concentration in International Relations. Her research interests focus on terrorism, gender equality, and gendered foreign aid. She also researches civil and international conflict as they relate to norms and values in state-society relations and international development. Jennifer has presented research at regional and national political science conferences and has taught a variety of undergraduate courses, including Political Science Research Methods, American Foreign Policy, Conflict and Diplomacy, and Politics in Film. Jennifer received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Louisiana at Monroe and her M.A. in International Relations from the University of New Orleans, Louisiana.