• Political Scienc Major
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Dr. Giselle D. Jamison
  • Ph.D., M.A., Florida International University; B. A. Licenciada, Universidad Catolica de Cordoba.
  • Associate Professor, International Relations and Affairs; Director of the Political Science Major
  • (305) 628-6579
  • gjamison@stu.edu
Dr. Giselle D. Jamison Director of Major in Political Science

Dr. Jamison is an Associate Professor who focuses on International Relations and World Affairs. Her main area of expertise is Latin America and the Caribbean. Recently, she expanded her interest to include issues of immigration and human rights in the United States.  She is a board member of the Florida Political Science Association (FPSA) and presents at various conferences such as the SPSA, FPSA and LASA.

Areas of Interest:
  • Global Issues
  • Latin America and the Caribbean Comparative Politics
  • Latino Politics

Research:
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2011. “Interpersonal Trust in Latin America: Analyzing Variations in Trust using Data from the Latinobarómetro.”  Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. Jubilee Edition, 3, No. 3:65-81
  • Power, T. J., & Jamison, G.D. (2005). Political Mistrust in Latin America. Comparative Sociology, 4(1), 55-80.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2013.  The Politics of Immigration Reform. Paper accepted for Presentation at the FPSA, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2013. Public Opinion, Immigration Law and Human Rights. Paper accepted for presentation at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) annual conference, Washington D. C., May 2013.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012. “Obama and Immigration Reform, Does this matter for the Next Elections?”  Paper submitted for publication.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012.  Immigration Law and Human Rights: the Arizona Law. Paper submitted for publication.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012.  “The Arizona Law.  Immigration, Anti-Americanism and Human Rights.”  Paper delivered at the Latin American Studies Association (LASA) annual conference, San Francisco, May 2012.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012. “President Obama and Immigration Reform.” Paper delivered at the Florida Political Science Association (FPSA) annual conference, Tampa, March 2012.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012. “Women in Latin America”.  Presentation delivered for the Bobcat Talk:  Leadership and Life Skills Series, St. Thomas University, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2012.  “How to be Successful Balancing Career and Life.” Presentation delivered for SGA, St. Thomas University, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2011. “Interpersonal Trust in Latin America: Analyzing Variations in Trust using Data from the Latinobarómetro.”  Journal of Multidisciplinary Research. Jubilee Edition, 3, No. 3:65-81.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2011.  “Interpersonal Trust in Latin America from the 1990s to the Present.”  Paper  delivered at the 82nd Annual Conference of the Southern Political Science Association (SPSA), New Orleans.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2011.  “The Arizona Law.  Impact on U.S.-Latin American Relations.” Paper delivered at the Florida Political Science Association (FPSA) annual meeting, Jupiter, Florida.
  • Jamison, Giselle D.  2008, 2009 and 2010. “Plagiarism, Why is it Wrong?”  Presentation delivered at the St. Thomas University Freshman Orientations, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D.  2009.  “Why Can’t Latin Americans Trust Each Other?  A Preliminary Analysis of Low Levels of Interpersonal Trust Using the LB Dataset.”  Presentation delivered at the St. Thomas University Undergraduate Research Symposium, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2008. “What is Latin America?” Presentation delivered at the ALAS/MALES Hispanic Heritage Month Celebration, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2008. “Low Trust:  Legacy from the Past or Creation from the Political and Economic Environment?  A preliminary Study of Interpersonal Trust in Latin America from the 1990s to the Present.”  Paper delivered at the 58th Annual Midwest Association for Latin American Studies conference (MALAS), San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Jamison, Giselle D., Judith Bachay and Ann Petrila. 2008.  “Interdisciplinary Conduits of Social Capital: A Tapestry of Connections,” paper delivered for the roundtable discussion at the 2nd Global International Studies Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
  • Jamison, Giselle D.  2007.  “Latin American and International Relations.” Speaker for the Concluding Reflections with Plenary Dialogue Panel at the Florida Conference on the United Nations Global Compact, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 2007. Session Chair at the Women Moving Forward 2nd Interdisciplinary Conference, Miami, FL.
  • Power, Timothy J., and Giselle D. Jamison. 2005. “Political Mistrust in Latin America.” Comparative Sociology 4, Issue 1-2:47-72. A Portuguese translation of this chapter appeared in Opiniăo pública, 2005, Vol. XI, 1.
  • Power, Timothy J., and Giselle D. Jamison. 2005. “Political Mistrust in Latin America.” In Trust in politicians, ed. Matthei Dogan. Brill.
  • Gamarra, Eduardo, Ivelaw Griffith and Giselle D. Jamison. 1999. “Political Issues in Argentina.” Panelist at the Regional Association of International Studies, Miami, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 1999. “Cultural Issues Affecting Women in the Workplace.” Speaker at the Florida Association of Women in Education (FAWE), annual conference, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 1997. “How to Successfully Create Exchange Programs with the United States.” Guest lecturer invited by a non-profit organization in Bogotá, Colombia.
  • Jamison, Giselle D. 1996. “Janet Reno.” In Women in Law, ed. Rebecca Mae Salokar, and Mary Volcansek. Greenwood Press: Westport.

Professional Associations
  • American Political Science Association (APSA).
  • International Studies Association (ISA).
  • Latin American Studies Association (LASA).
  • Florida Political Science Association (FPSA)-(Board Member).