University Profiles

Jeffery Togman

Jeffrey Togman, Ph.D.

Associate Professor of Political Science and Film

Department of Political Science and Public Affairs



Jeffrey Togman produced and directed the film "Home".

Profile

Jeffrey M. Togman produced and directed Home, a documentary film that follows a single mother of six as she tries to leave public housing in Newark, NJ, and buy her first home. The New York Times called Home "a marvelously revealing documentary about the psychology of poverty." The film premiered at the SilverDocs Documentary Festival, where it won a Special Jury Award. Home was broadcast on the Sundance Channel, and the film has screened at Princeton University, the University of Pennsylvania, Yale University, Kyoto University, and elsewhere. It is available on Netflix.

Togman is the author of The Ramparts of Nations, a comparative study of immigration politics in France and the United States. He is the author and co-author of articles and reviews that have been published such journals in Oxford International Review, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Game Theory Review, International Migration Review, Political Science Quarterly and PS: Political Science and Politics. His most recent article, "A Home in Brick City," is forthcoming in Studies in Symbolic Interaction.

Professor Togman has previously served Seton Hall University as chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs and as Associate Provost for Academic Administration and as Associate Dean for Graduate Studies for the College of Arts and Sciences.

Education

  • Ph.D., New York University
  • B.A., State University of New York at Albany

Scholarship

Contact

Office Phone
(973) 313-6349

Email
jeffrey.togman@shu.edu

Office Location
Room 507
Jubilee Hall

 
 

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