Jeffrey Togman, Ph.D.
Professor of Political Science and Film
Department of Political Science and Public Affairs
Jeffrey M. Togman is an American filmmaker and political scientist who has taught at Seton Hall University for over twenty years. Professor Togman has also served Seton Hall in numerous leadership positions, including Chair of the Department of Political Science and Public Affairs, Associate Dean for Graduate Studies, and Associate Provost for Academic Administration.
Togman's documentary We're Not Blood had its world premiere at the San Francisco Documentary Festival, and won the Best Dramatic Documentary Feature Award at the Atlanta International Documentary Film Festival. The film was broadcast on the Mexican public television series DOC 360° on Canal Once. BBC Radio called We're Not Blood, "Absolutely extraordinary … an amazing story."
Togman's film Home had its world premiere at the SilverDocs/AFI Documentary Festival (now AFI Docs), where it won a Special Jury Recognition Award. Home was also an official selection of the Margaret Mead Film Festival. The New York Times called Home a "marvelously revealing documentary about the psychology of poverty." The film aired on the Sundance Channel, and was distributed by Magnolia Pictures and Netflix.
Professor Togman's book, The Ramparts of Nations (Praeger), is a comparative study of immigration politics in France and the United States. Togman is also the author and co-author of articles that have been published in PS: Political Science and Politics, Oxford International Review, Conflict Management and Peace Science, International Game Theory Review and Studies in Symbolic Interaction.
- Ph.D., New York University
- B.A., State University of New York at Albany
- We're Not Blood, Kikker Arts, (2015).
- "Sheree's Home" In Adrienne Brown and Valerie Smith (eds.), Race and Real Estate. New York: Oxford University Press (2015).
- "A Home In Brick City", Studies in Symbolic Interaction, 36, Emerald Group Publishing Limited, 183- 199, August 2011
Magnolia Pictures, April 2005
- The Rampart of Nations: Institutions and Immigration Policies in France and the United States
Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers, 2001
- "Camp David: Was the Agreement Fair?" Co-authored with Steven J. Brams. In Paul F. Diehl (ed.), A Road Map to War: Territorial Dimensions of International Conflict. Vanderbilt University Press (1999).