Jeffrey Gayton

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University of Wisconsin-Madison

  • M.A., Library and Information Studies, 2008

  • Ph.D., Political Science, 2003

  • M.A., Political Science, 1995

University of California-Berkeley

  • B.A., Political Science, 1991


Academic Interests

  • Academic librarianship

  • International relations and international political economy

  • Diplomatic history and U.S. foreign policy

  • American legal history


Publications and Presentations

  • “Academic Libraries: ‘Social’ or ‘Communal?’ The Nature and Future of Academic Libraries.” The Journal of Academic Librarianship (January 2008): 1-7.

  • “Extraterritoriality, American Style.” Paper presented at the 38th Annual International Studies Association Conference (March 1997).

  • “From Personalism to Territoriality: State Authority and Foreign Policy in Medieval and Modern Europe.” Paper presented at the 37th Annual International Studies Association Conference (April 1996).


Professional Associations

  • American Library Association

  • Association of College and Research Libraries

  • Library Leadership & Management Association


Regional and Campus Committees

  • Orbis Cascade Alliance Council Member

  • SOU Directors Council Member

  • Co-Chair Southern Oregon Arts and Research Conference