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James Fitzgerald


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T: Ext. 7772
E: James.fitzgerald@dcu.ie
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Biography

Dr. James Fitzgerald is Lecturer in Terrorism Studies at the School of Law and Government, Dublin City University and co-convenor of the Critical Studies on Terrorism Working Group. His current research interests include: everyday resistances to (counter)terrorism; the political ontology of terrorism; and exploring (in)orthodoxies of “academic writing” and the types of knowledge produced thereof.

Research Interests

  • International Relations & Security Studies:
International Relations Theory, Security Studies, Critical Security Studies (CSS), Terrorism and International Security, International Political Discourse, Robotics and Drones in Modern and Future Warfare  

  • Terrorism and Political Violence:
Cultural Resistances to ‘Terrorism’, ‘Islamist Terrorism’, Discourses of Terrorism, Terrorism Studies, Critical Terrorism Studies (CTS), Religion and Terrorism, Nationalism and Terrorism, Right-Wing Terrorism  

  • Philosophy of Social Science and Political Theory:
Philosophy of Social Science, Political Theory, Discourse Theory, Discourse Analysis, Traditional and Critical Perspectives on Knowledge Production, Reflexivity and the ‘Self’ in Social and Political Theory  

  • Pedagogy:
Constructivist Learning Approaches, Innovations in In-Class Delivery, Online and Blended-Learning Environments, Cross-Cultural Learning, Collaborative Learning, Innovations in Assessment Methods

Current Postgraduate Students

  Student Degree Type Primary
Power , Edward Joseph MPhil (Law & Government) No

Book Chapters

  Year Publication
2016 'Critical Epistemologies of Terrorism'
Fitzgerald, J. (2016) 'Critical Epistemologies of Terrorism' In: R. Jackson (eds). Routledge Handbook of Critical Terrorism Studies. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2016 'Why me? An autoethnographic account of the bizarre logic of counterterrorism'
Fitzgerald, J. (2016) 'Why me? An autoethnographic account of the bizarre logic of counterterrorism' In: Heath-Kelly, C., Baker-Beall, C., Jarvis, L (eds). Neoliberalism and Terror: Critical Engagements. Abingdon: Routledge. [Details]
2012 'Combating Terrorism: A New Way Forward'
Fitzgerald, J. (2012) 'Combating Terrorism: A New Way Forward' In: Shanty, F (eds). Counterterrorism: From the Cold War to the War on Terror. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO Publishing. [Details]

Peer Reviewed Journals

  Year Publication
2015 'Why me? An autoethnographic account of the bizarre logic of counterterrorism'
Fitzgerald J. (2015) 'Why me? An autoethnographic account of the bizarre logic of counterterrorism'. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 8 (1):163-180 [DOI] [Details]
2011 'Embracing subjectivities in the collaborative teaching of terrorism: Pedagogy in a 'critical' learning environment'
Fitzgerald J.;Lemieux A. (2011) 'Embracing subjectivities in the collaborative teaching of terrorism: Pedagogy in a 'critical' learning environment'. Critical Studies on Terrorism, 4 (3):441-450 [DOI] [Details]

Other Journals

  Year Publication
2011 '‘Pedagogy in a Blended-Learning Environment: The Utility of Discussion Forums and Wiki Group Projects’'
Fitzgerald, J., Lemieux, A. F. (2011) '‘Pedagogy in a Blended-Learning Environment: The Utility of Discussion Forums and Wiki Group Projects’' Why Social Science Matters, (5) . [Details]
2010 'Across the divide: reflections of a collaborative class on terrorism'
Fitzgerald, J., Lemieux, A. F. (2010) 'Across the divide: reflections of a collaborative class on terrorism' Enhancing Learning in the Social Sciences, 3 (1) . [Details]