Academic Profile

My research is interdisciplinary and straddles political theory (notions of freedom, conformity, resistance, recognition), sociology (social movement theory), and philosophy (moral consequentialism and violence, moral and causal responsibility).

HONORS & AWARDS:
* Invited TEDx speaker, TEDxNTU: “Love, Hope, and Human Agency”, Oct 7, 2017.
* Research grant recipient (sole P.I.), awarded by United States Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Asian Office of Aerospace Research and Development (AOARD); amount awarded USD $50,000 (2015-2016)

TEACHING:
* Nanyang Technological University:
Assistant Professor, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (2014-
2021).
* Princeton University:
Lecturer, Princeton School of Public & International Affairs (2012-2012).
* Seton Hall University:
Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science (2007-2011).
* Northeastern University
Visiting Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science (2000-2005).

EDUCATION:
Ph.D. (Political Science) Boston University (2001)
M.A. (Political Science) Northeastern University (1992)
B.A. (Economics) Eckerd College (1989)
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Dr Irm Haleem
Senior Lecturer, School of Social Sciences
School Academic Integrity Officer (SAIO), S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies (RSIS)

* Paradoxes of Freedom
* Recognition Theory
* Social Movements and Resistance
* Ethics of Counterterrorism
 
  • Irm Haleem (expected 2022). Contradictions of Freedom (book manuscript, under contract with Routledge / Political Philosophy).

  • Irm Haleem, ed., (2020). Normalisation of Violence: Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia (London: Routledge); paperback edition: 2021.

  • Irm Haleem (2020). "How Violence is Normalised: On the Process of Violence”, in Normalisation of Violence: Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia, ed. Irm Haleem (New York: Routledge), pp. 12-32.

  • Irm Haleem (2020). "Some Reflections: ‘Process’ and ‘Outcome’ as Simultaneous Phenomenon”, in Normalisation of Violence: Conceptual Analysis and Reflections from Asia, ed. Irm Haleem (New York, Routledge), pp. 89-92.

  • Irm Haleem (2012). The Essence of Islamist Extremism: Recognition through Violence, Freedom through Death (New York, Routledge); Paperback edition: 2014.

  • Irm Haleem (2005).“Pakistan, Afghanistan and Central Asia: Recruiting Grounds for Terrorism?” in Democratic Development and Political Terrorism, ed. W. Crotty (Boston, Massachusetts: Northeastern University Press, 2005): 121-146.

  • Irm Haleem (2004).“Micro Target, Macro Impact: The Resolution of the Kashmir Conflict as a Key to Shrinking Al-Qaeda's International Terrorist Network”, Terrorism and Political Violence, 16(1), 2004:18-47.

  • Irm Haleem (2003).“Ethnic and Sectarian Violence and the Propensity towards Praetorianism in Pakistan”, Third World Quarterly, 24(3), 2003: 463-477.