Education

Ph.D. Political Science, University of Washington, 2011.
Coursework: Certificate in Law & Society Studies.
Dissertation awarded the 2012 Association of Internet Researchers’ Dissertation Award.

M.A. Political Science, University of Washington, 2005.

M.A. International Studies, Trans-Atlantic Master’s Program, University of Bath, U.K., 2000.
Coursework: Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
Graduated with Distinction

B.A. International Studies, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, 1999.
Coursework: Centro de Lenguas Modernas, Universidad de Granada, Spain.

Publications

Books

Beyer, J. (2014) Expect Us: Online Communities and Political Mobilization. Oxford University Press.

Ingebritsen, C., Neumann, I., Gstöhl, S., and Beyer, J., Eds. (2006) Small States in International Relations. University of Washington Press/University of Iceland Press.

Refereed Journal Articles

Beyer , J. and McKelvey, F. (2015) “You Are Not Welcome Among Us: Pirates and the State,” International Journal of Communication, 9.
Earl, J. and Beyer, J. (2014). “The Dynamics of Backlash Online: Anonymous and the Battle for WikiLeaks” in Research in Social Movements, Conflicts, and Change.
Beyer, J. (2014) “The Emergence of a Freedom of Information Movement? Anonymous, WikiLeaks, the Pirate Party, and Iceland,” Journal of Computer Mediated Communication, 19(2): 141-154.

Beyer, J. and Hofmann, S. (2011) “Varieties of Neutrality: Norm Revision and Decline,” Cooperation and Conflict, 46(3): 285-311.

Book Chapters

Beyer, J. (2013) “Anonymous and Authoritarian Regimes,” book chapter in State Power 2.0, Muzammil M. Hussain and Philip N. Howard (eds.).

Beyer, J. (2011) “Women’s Engagement with Male-dominated Online Communities,” chapter in Cyberfeminism 2.0, edited by Radhika Gajjala and Yeon Ju Oh. New York: Peter Lang Publishing.

Courses Taught

Digital Politics/Technology-related Courses

U.S. Policy and International Cybersecurity Norms (Task Force/Capstone), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Winter 2016.

Information Technology and Social Movements (BISGST 397), University of Washington, Bothell. Winter 2013, Autumn 2013.

The Internet and Global Politics Reading Seminar (JSIS 498), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Autumn 2012.

Political Science/International Studies Courses

The Making of the 21st Century (JSIS 201), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Annually, Summer 2007-Summer 2011, Summer 2013.

State-Society Relations in the Third World (JSIS B 310), Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Summer 2012.

Women in Scandinavian Society (SCAND 327), Scandinavian Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Spring 2004.

Writing Courses

Writing in the Social Sciences (ENGL 297), Political Science Department and Interdisciplinary Writing Program, University of Washington, Seattle. Autumn 2003-Winter 2004.

Student Research Teams

Applied Research Project Seminar with Microsoft’s Trustworthy Computing Group, Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington, Seattle. Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015.

Research Seminar focused on the Technology & Social Change Group’s projects, Information School, University of Washington, Seattle. Winter 2015.

Undergraduate research team management, every quarter 2009-2013.

Conferences

Presenter with coauthor Dr. Fenwick McKelvey, Peer-to-peer, Hacktivism, and the Network to Come, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C. 2014

Organizer, Panel, From the Middle East to the Million Man March: The Continuing Digital Revolution, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C. 2014

Presenter, Studying Online Communities Using Comparative, Ethnographic Case based Research, Qualitative Political Communication Research Preconference at the International Communication Association Annual Conference, Seattle. 2013

Accepted Presenter, Online Communities and the Affordances of Anonymity, Association of Internet Researchers Annual Conference, Denver. 2013

Presenter, What is Anonymity? Defining the Concept and Discussing its Causal Role, Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, Victoria, B.C. 2013

Panel Chair, New Media Impact on Political Processes: From Social Movements to the Practice of Supra-National Actors and Superpowers, International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco. 2013

Presenter, Youth and the Generation of Political Consciousness Online, International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco. 2013

Presenter with coauthor Dr. Sara Curran, Integrating an Online Environment into an International Studies Curriculum, International Studies Association Annual Conference, San Francisco. 2012

Accepted Presenter with coauthor Dr. Iza Hussin, Making Authority Online: Muslim Fatwa Sites after the Arab Spring, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, New Orleans. (The paper was distributed but the conference canceled due to Hurricane Isaac.) 2011

Presenter, Small States as Norm Entrepreneurs: Information Policy, WikiLeaks, and Anonymous, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Seattle. 2010

Presenter with coauthor Dr. Iza Hussin, Religious Websites and the Interpretation of the Sharia Online, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C. 2010

Organizer and Discussant, Religion, Technology, and Transformations in State and Society Relations, American Political Science Association Annual Conference, Washington D.C. 2010

Presenter, File Sharing and Changing Norms: The Case of Pirate Bay, Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Chicago. 2010

Presenter with coauthor Dr. Iza Hussin, Religious Websites and the Interpretation of the Sharia Online, Law and Society Association Annual Conference, Chicago. 2009

Roundtable Chair, Authority Online: New Research in Law and on the Internet, Law and Society Association Annual Meeting, Denver. 2007

Presenter with coauthor Dr. Stephanie Hofmann, Explaining Variation in the Adherence to the Norm of Neutrality in Austria, Finland, Ireland, and Sweden, International Studies Association Conference, Chicago. 2005

Presenter, Spanish Antiterrorism Policy and the Integration of National Minorities, International Studies Association Conference, Honolulu.

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