Prof. Jennifer Dabbs Sciubba is an internationally recognized expert in the field of demographic security. Dr. Sciubba has served as a Demographics Consultant in the Office of the Secretary of Defense in Arlington, VA, where she worked on population, environment, and energy issues. Following this appointment, she received an international fellowship to study the economics of population aging and theories of fertility from the International Max Planck Research School for Demography in Rostock, Germany in 2007-2008. Her work has been recognized as outstanding by the National Defense University Foundation, which awarded her the 2009 Kiley Award for Best Feature for her article “The Defense Implications of Demographic Trends” in Joint Force Quarterly. Sciubba is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of International Studies at Rhodes College, one of the country’s leading liberal arts colleges.
Professor Sciubba has become a sought-after expert in the field of population and national security, particularly the political, economic, and social effects of population aging. She has been invited to speak at such distinguished venues as the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Andrzej Frycz Modrzewski Krakow University in Poland, and several other prominent think-tanks and U.S. government offices. She participates regularly in academic conferences and panels, presenting original research on political demography and discussing pedagogical issues with college-level environmental education. She is a frequent contributor to The New Security Beat blog.
Sciubba received her Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, where she was awarded a graduate fellowship with the Harrison Program on the Future Global Agenda. She is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and active with the Women’s Foundation for a Greater Memphis. She received her B.A. from Agnes Scott College in Atlanta, GA. Her courses at Rhodes College include Population and National Security, Global Ecopolitics, Comparative Ecopolitics, Introduction to International Relations, and Environment and Society.
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See her article on "Population in Defense Policy Planning"