Selected Publications

Joseph Bafumi

Joseph Bafumi

Joseph Bafumi, Michael Herron, Seth Hill and Jeff Lewis. “Alvin Greene? Who? How Did He Win the United States Senate Nomination in South Carolina?” Election Law Journal, forthcoming.

Joseph Bafumi. 2012. “The Senate Budget Committee: The Impact of Polarization on Institutional Design.” PS: Political Science and Politics 45: 161-167.

Joseph Bafumi and Joseph M. Parent. 2012. “International Polarity and America’s Polarization.” International Politics 49: 1-35 .

Joseph Bafumi. 2011. “Animal Spirits: The Effect of Economic Expectations on Economic Output.” Applied Economics 43: 3573-3589 .

Joseph Bafumi and Michael Herron. 2010. “Leapfrog Representation and Extremism: A Study of American Voters and Their Members of Congress.” American Political Science Review 104: 519-542.

Joseph Bafumi, Robert S. Erikson and Christopher Wlezien. 2010. “Balancing, Generic Polls and Midterm Congressional Elections.” Journal of Politics 72: 705-719.

Joseph Bafumi, Robert S. Erikson and Christopher Wlezien. 2010. “Forecasting House Seats from Generic Congressional Polls: The 2010 Midterm Election.” PS: Political Science and Politics 43: 633-636 .

Joseph Bafumi and Michael Herron. 2009. “Prejudice, Black Threat and the Racist Voter in the 2008 Presidential Election.” Journal of Political Marketing 8: 334-348.

Joseph Bafumi and Robert Shapiro. 2009. “A New Partisan Voter.” Journal of Politics 71: 1-24.

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Lisa Baldez

Defying Convention: The US, the UN, and the Treaty on Women’s Rights, Cambridge University Press, 2014.

2015 Victoria Schuck Award for Best Book on Women in Politics, American Political Science Association

2015 Award for Best book on Human Rights, American Political Science Association

Political Women and American Democracy: Critical Perspectives on Women and Politics Research, Christina Wolbrecht, Karen Beckwith and Lisa Baldez, eds. Cambridge University Press, 2008.

“Does the U.S. Constitution Need an Equal Rights Amendment?” with L Epstein and A D Martin, The Journal of Legal Studies , 35:1 (2006) 243-283.

Why Women Protest: Women’s Movements in Chile. New York: Cambridge University Press, Cambridge Series in Comparative Politics.  2002.

"Quotas and Qualifications: The Impact of Gender Quota Laws on the Qualifications of Legislators in the Italian Parliament," with Ana Catalano Weeks. European Political Science Review. April 2014, pp 1 - 26

“The Gender Lacuna in Comparative Politics.” Perspectives on Politics 8, 1 (March 2010): 199-205.

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Sonu S. Bedi

Sonu S. Bedi

Beyond Race, Sex, and Sexual Orientation:  Legal Equality without Identity (Cambridge University Pres 2013)

Rejecting Rights (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press 2009)

Political Contingency: Studying the Unexpected, the Accidental, and the Unforeseen . (New York: New York University Press 2007) (co-editor)

Obergefell and the Liberal Case Against Civil Marriage, in Beyond Same-Sex Marriage: Perspectives on Marital Possibilities,” edited by Ronald Den Otter. Lexington Books (2016).


“Reclaiming the Conceptual Legacy of the Progressives’ Critique of Rights: Equal Protection without Higher Scrutiny,” in The Progressives’ Century edited by Stephen Skowronek, Stephen Engel, and Bruce Ackerman. Yale University Press (2016).

“Sexual Racism: Intimacy as a Matter of Justice,” Journal of Politics, Vol. 77 (4) (2015).

“Are rights important?” in Current Controversies in Political Philosophy, Thom Brooks (ed.). Routledge Press (2015).

“The Horizontal Effect of a Right to Non-Discrimination in Employment: Religious Autonomy under the U.S. Constitution and the Constitution of South Africa,” 95 Boston University Law Review 1181 (2015).

“Affirming (Not Rewriting) the Constitution: Higher Lawmaking as a Kind of Civic Education,” 19 Wisconsin Law Review Online (Symposium 2015).

“The Scope of Formal Equality of Opportunity:  The Horizontal Effects of Rights in a Liberal Constitution,” Political Theory: An International Journal of Political Philosophy, Vol. 42 (6) (2014)

“Collapsing Suspect Class with Suspect Classification: Why Strict Scrutiny is too Strict and not Strict Enough” 47 University of Georgia Law Review 301, 2013 (lead article)

Judging without Rights: Public Reason and the Counter Majoritarian Difficulty” in Studies in Law, Politics, and Society , vol. 58, 2012 (lead article)

“Why a Criminal Prohibition on Sex Selective Abortions Amounts to a Thought Crime,” in Criminal Law and Philosophy , Vol. 5 (3), 2011

“Expressive Exclusion: A Defense,” in Journal of Moral Philosophy , Vol. 7(4), 2010 (lead article)

“How Constitutional Law Rationalizes Racism,” in Polity , Vol. 42, 2010

“What is so Special About Religion? The Dilemma of the Religious Exemption,” in Journal of Political Philosophy , Vol. 15, 2007

“Repudiating Morals Legislation: Rendering the Constitutional Right to Privacy Obsolete,” in Cleveland State Law Review , 53 (3) 2006

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Deborah Jordan Brooks

"He Runs, She Runs: Why Gender Stereotypes Do Not Harm Women Candidates," Princeton University Press, 2013. Winner of the 2014 Victoria Schuck Award from the American Political Science Association for the best book published on women and politics and the 2014 David O. Sears Book from the International Society of Political Psychology for the best book published in the field of the political psychology of mass politics. 

“Assessing Accountability in a Post-Citizens United Era: The Effects of Attack Ad Sponsorship by Unknown Independent Groups,” American Politics Research, May 2012, 40: 383-418, with Michael Murov.

"Testing the Double Standard for Candidate Emotionality: Voter Reactions to the Tears and Anger of Male and Female Politicians," The Journal of Politics, April 2011, Vol. 73(2): 597-615.

"A War of One's Own: Understanding the Gender Gap in Support for War," Public Opinion Quarterly, June 2011, Vol. 75(2): 270-286, with Ben Valentino.

"A Negativity Gap? Voter Gender and Attack Politics in American Elections," Politics and Gender, September 2010, Vol. 6(3): 319-341.

"Beyond Negativity: The Effects of Incivility on Voters," American Journal of Political Science, January 2007, Vol 51(1):1-16, with John Geer.

"The Resilient Voter: Moving Toward Closure in the Debate over Negative Campaigning and Turnout," The Journal of Politics, August 2006, Vol 68(3): 684-696. PDF

Stephen G. Brooks

Stephen G. Brooks

America Abroad: The United States' Global Role in the 21st Century, with William Wohlforth, Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2016. 

World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy, with William Wohlforth, Princeton University Press, 2008. More Info

Producing Security: Multinational Corporations, Globalization, and the Changing Calculus of Conflict, Princeton University Press, 2005. More info

"Don't Come Home, America: The Case Against Retrenchment," International Security, Vol. 27, No. (Winter 2012/2013), pp. 7-51,with G. John Ikenberry and William Wohlforth. PDF

"Economic Actors' Lobbying Influence on the Prospects for War and Peace," International Organization, Vol. 67, No. 4 (Fall 2013), pp. 863-888. PDF

"Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, " Foreign Affairs, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp 130-142 (January/February 2013, with G. John Ikenberry and William Wohlforth.

"Can We Identify a Benevolent Hegemon?" Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2012), pp. 27-38. PDF

"Assessing the Balance," Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 42, No. 2 (2011), pp. 201-209, with William Wohlforth. PDF

“Reshaping the World Order: How Washington Should Reform International Institutions,” with William Wohlforth, Foreign Affairs, Vol. 88, No. 2:49-63, March/April 2009. PDF

"Reflections on Producing Security," Security Studies, Vol. 16, No. 4: 637-678, October-December 2007. PDF

"Clarifying the End of Cold War Debate," with William Wohlforth, Cold War History, Vol. 7, No. 3: 447-454, August 2007.

"Striking the Balance," with William Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 30, No. 3:186-191, Winter 2005/06.

"International Relations Theory and the Case Against Unilateralism," with William C. Wohlforth, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 3, No. 3: 509-524, September 2005. PDF

"Hard Times for Soft Balancing." with William C. Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 30, No. 1, 72-108, Summer 2005. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the Turn Toward Superpower Cooperation in the 1980's," with William C. Wohlforth, in From Conflict Escalation to Conflict Transformation: The Cold War in the 1980's, Olav Njnillstad, ed., Frank Cass, 2004.

"A Double-Edged Sword: Globalization and Biosecurity," with Kendall Hoyt, International Security, Vol. 28, No. 3: 123-148, Winter 2003/04. PDF

"American Primacy in Perspective," with William Wohlforth, Foreign Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 4: 20-33, July/August 2002. PDF

"From Old Thinking to New Thinking in Qualitative Research," with William Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 26, No.4: 93-111, Spring 2002. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the End of the Cold War," with William Wohlforth, in Cold War Endgames, William Wohlforth, editor, Penn State University Press, 2002. PDF

"Power, Globalization, and the End of the Cold War: Reevaluating a Landmark Case for Ideas," with William C. Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 53, No. 3: 5-53, Winter 2000-01. PDF

"The Globalization of Production and the Changing Benefits of Conquest," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 43, No. 5:646-670, October 1999. PDF

"Dueling Realisms," International Organization, Vol. 51, No. 3: 445-477, Summer 1997 . PDF

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Michelle T. Clarke



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Kyle Dropp

Kyle Dropp

"Electoral Security and the Provision of Constituent Service," 2012, The Journal of Politics 74(1), 220–234. (with Z. Peskowitz)

"Military Campaigns: Veterans' Endorsements and Presidential Elections" Center for a New American Security Report (with J. Golby and P. Feaver)

Linda L. Fowler

Linda L. Fowler

"Watchdogs on the Hill: The Decline of Congressional Oversight of U.S. Foreign Relations," Princeton University Press, 2015

“Congressional War Powers.” In Eric Schickler and Frances Lee, eds. Handbook of the U.S. Congress ,” (London: Oxford University Press, 2011), Chapter 35.

“Looking for Sex in All the Wrong Places: Media Coverage of Gubernatorial Candidates, 1990-1997.” Perspectives 7, 3(September 2009): 519-536.

“Seen, but Not Heard: Committee Visibility, Democratization and Institutional Change in the Senate National Security Committees, 1947-2006,” with R B Law, Legislative Studies Quarterly , 33 (2008) 357-386.

“Make Way for the Party: The Rise and Fall of the Senate Security Committees,” with R B Law, Why Not Parties?: Party Effects in the United States Senate , N W Monroe, J M Roberts, and D W Rohde (eds.), (2008) Ch.7.

“The Effects of Retail Politics in the New Hampshire Primary,” with L Vavreck and C J Spiliotes, American Journal of Political Science , 46:3 (2002) 595-610.

“Campaign Ethics and the Politics of Personal Destruction,” in Campaigns and Elections American Style , C J Nelson and J A Thurber (eds.), (2004).

“Sheep in Wolves Clothing: Undeclared Voters in the New Hampshire Primary,” co-author, PS , (April 2003).

"Issue Advocacy Groups in the 2000 New Hampshire Primary." Co-author. In Paul S. Herrnson et al. The Interest Group Connection, 2nd ed., Washington, CQ Press, pp. 89-111, 2005.

"The New Hampshire Senate Race." In Larry Sabato, ed. Midterm Madness: The 2002 Elections, Rowman and Littlefield, 2003.

"Representation, Careerism and Term Limits: A Simulation," with Brian Frederking, in Congress on Display, Congress at Work, William T. Bianco, ed., Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press, 2000.

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Jeffrey A. Friedman

“Why Assessing Estimative Accuracy is Feasible and Desirable” Intelligence and National Security, forthcoming                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    “Using Power Laws to Estimate Conflict Size” Journal of Conflict Resolution, forthcoming  


“Handling and Mishandling Estimative Probability: Likelihood, Confidence, and the Search for Bin Laden” with Richard Zeckhauser, Intelligence and National Security, Vol. 30, No. 1 (February 2015), pp. 77-99   


“Testing the Surge: Why Did Violence Decline in Iraq in 2007?” with Stephen Biddle and Jacob N. Shapiro, International Security, Vol. 37, No. 1 (2012), pp. 7-40 


“Assessing Uncertainty in Intelligence” with Richard Zeckhauser, Intelligence and National Security, Vol. 27, No. 6 (2012), pp. 824-847  


 “Civil War Intervention and the Problem of Iraq” with Stephen Biddle and Stephen Long, International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 56, No. 1 (2012), pp. 85-98                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        “Manpower and Counterinsurgency: Empirical Foundations for Theory and Doctrine” Security Studies, Vol. 20, No. 4 (2011), pp. 556-591  


2006 Lebanon Campaign and the Future of Warfare: Implications for Army and Defense Policy with Stephen Biddle (Carlisle, Penn.: U.S. Army War College, 2008)

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Brian D. Greenhill

Brian D. Greenhill

“The Company You Keep: International Socialization and the Diffusion of Human Rights Norms,” International Studies Quarterly , 54 (2010) 127-145.

Ward, M D, B Greenhill and K Bakke, “The Perils of Policy by p-value: Predicting Civil Conflicts,” Journal of Peace Research , 46:4 (2010) 363-375.

Greenhill, B, L Mosley and A Prakash, “Trade-based Diffusion of Labor Rights: A Panel Study,” American Political Science Review , 103:4 (2009) 169-190.

Greenhill, B, “Recognition and Collective Identity Formation in International Politics,” European Journal of International Relations , 14:2 (2008) 343-368.

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Michael C. Herron

Michael C. Herron

“Term Limits and Pork,” with K W Shotts, Legislative Studies Quarterly , 31:3 (2006) 383-404.

“Black Candidates and Black Voters: Assessing the Impact of Candidate Race on Uncounted Vote Rates,” with J S Sekhon, Journal of Politics , 67:1 (2005) 154-177.

“Government Redistribution in the Shadow of Legislative Elections: A Study of the Illinois Member Initiatives Grant Program,” with B A Theodos, Legislative Studies Quarterly , 24:2 (2004) 287-312.

“Studying Dynamics in Legislator Ideal Points: Scale Matters,” Political Analysis , 12:2 (2004) 182-190.

“Logical Inconsistency in EI-based Second Stage Regressions,” with K W Shotts, American Journal of Political Science , 48:1 (2004) 172-183.

"Ballot Formats, Touchscreens, and Undervotes: A Study of the 2006 Midterm Elections in Florida," with Laurin Frisina, James Honaker, and Jeffrey B. Lewis, Election Law Journal 7(1): 25-47, 2008.

"Ohio 2004 Election: Turnout, Residual Votes and Votes in Precincts and Wards," with Walter R. Mebane, Jr., in "Democracy at Risk: The 2004 Election in Ohio," report published by the Democratic National Committee, 2005.

"Voting Technology and the 2008 New Hampshire Primary," with Walter R. Mebane, Jr., and Jonathan N. Wand, William & Mary Bill of Rights Journal 17(2): 351-374, 2008.

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Yusaku Horiuchi

“Doing Well by Doing Good: The Impact of Foreign Aid on Foreign Public Opinion” (with Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Terence Wood). Quarterly Journal of Political Science, Vol 9, Issue 1, March 2014, pp. 87-114.

“In Search of Soft Power: Does Foreign Public Opinion Matter for U.S. Foreign Policy?” (with Benjamin E. Goldsmith). World Politics , Vol. 64, Issue 3, July 2012, pp. 555-585.

“Making Outsiders’ Votes Count: Detecting Electoral Fraud through a Natural Experiment” (with Kentaro Fukumoto). American Political Science Review , Vol. 105, Issue 3, August 2011, pp. 586-603.

“Spinning the Globe? U.S. Public Diplomacy and Foreign Public Opinion” (with Benjamin E. Goldsmith). Journal of Politics , Vol. 71, Issue 3, July 2009, pp 863-875.

“The Presidency, Regionalism and Distributive Politics in South Korea” (with Seungjoo Lee). Comparative Political Studies , Vol. 41, Issue 6, June 2008, pp 861-882.

“Designing and Analyzing Randomized Experiments: Application to a Japanese Election Survey Experiment” (with Kosuke Imai and Naoko Taniguchi). American Journal of Political Science , Vol. 51, Issue 3, July 2007, pp 669-687.

Institutions, Incentives and Electoral Participation in Japan: Cross-Level and Cross-National Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge, 2005).

“American Foreign Policy and Global Opinion: Who Supported the War in Afghanistan?” (with Benjamin E. Goldsmith and Takashi Inoguchi). Journal of Conflict Resolution , Vol. 49, No. 3, June 2005, pp 408-429.

“Malapportionment and Income Inequality: A Cross-National Analysis.” British Journal of Political Science, Vol. 34, Part 1, January 2004, pp. 179-183.

“Reapportionment and Redistribution: Consequences of Electoral Reform in Japan” (with Jun Saito). American Journal of Political Science, Vol. 47, Issue 4, October 2003, pp. 669-682.

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Jeremy Horowitz

Jeremy Horowitz

“Ties That Bind? The Rise and Decline of Ethno-Regional Partisanship in Malawi, 1994-2009.” Democratization 17(3): 534-563 (with Karen Ferree)

“Civic Education and Democratic Backsliding in the Wake of Kenya’s Post- 2007 Election Violence” Forthcoming. Journal of Politics (with Steven Finkel and Reynaldo Mendoza)

"Campaigns, Ethnic Polarizations, and Violence in Kenya's Multiethnic Democracy" (Book manuscript)

"Why Ethnicity Reduces Strategic Voting: Evidence from Kenya's 2007 Election" (with James Long)

"Power-Sharing as a Solution to Ethnic Conflict: Kenya's Experience since 2008."

"Politician-Induced Violence in Africa" Calculated Electoral Strategy or Unintended By-Product?" (with Jonas Hjort)

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Nelson Kasfir

"Guerrillas and Civilian Participation: The National Resistance Army in Uganda, 1981-86," Journal of Modern African Studies, vol. 43, no. 2: 271-296, June 2005.

"Sudan's Darfur: Is It Genocide?" Current History, vol 104, no. 682, lead article, May 2005.

“Uganda," in Countries at the Crossroads: A Survey of Democratic Governance, Sarah Repucci and Christopher Walker, eds., New York: Freedom House, 2004.

"Domestic Anarchy, Security Dilemmas and Violent Predation: Causes of Failure," in When States Fail, Robert Rotbert, ed., Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2004.

"Movement, Democracy, Legitimacy and Power in Uganda," in No-Party Democracy in Uganda: Myths and Realities, Mugaju and Oloka-Onyango, eds., Kampala: Fountain Publishers, 2000.

Editor, Civil Society and Democracy in Africa: Critical Perspectives, London, Frank Cass, 1998.

"Civil Society, the State and Democracy in Africa," Commonwealth & Comparative Politics, vol. 36, no 2: 123-149, July 1998.

"No-Party Democracy' in Uganda," Journal of Democracy, vol. 13, no. 4: 49-63, April 1998.

"The Conventional Notion of Civil Society: A Critique," Commonwealth and Comparative Politics, vol. 36, no. 2: 1-20, July 1998.

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Dean Lacy

Dean Lacy

Lacy, Dean, and Dino P. Christenson. 2016. “Who Votes for the Future? Information, Expectations, and Endogeneity in Economic Voting?” Political Behavior.

Lacy, Dean. 2014. “Moochers and Makers in the Voting Booth: Who Benefits from Federal Spending, and How Did They Vote in the 2012 Presidential Election?” Public Opinion Quarterly.

Lacy, Dean, and Emerson M.S. Niou. 2013. “Nonseparable Preferences and Issue Packaging in Elections.” In Schofield, Norman, Gonzalo Caballero, and Daniel Kselman, eds., Advances in Political Economy: Institutions, Modeling, and Empirical Analysis. Berlin: Springer-Verlag.

Lacy, Dean, and Emerson M.S. Niou. 2012. “ Information and Heterogeneity in Issue Voting: Evidence from the 2008 Presidential Election in Taiwan.” Journal of East Asian Studies 12(1):119-141.

“Affective Forecasting Errors in the 2008 Election: Underpredicting Happiness,” with Catherine Norris and Amanda Dumville. Political Psychology 32,2 (2011):235-49.

“Testing Proximity Versus Directional Voting Using Experiments,” with Philip Paolino. Electoral Studies 29 (2010):460-471.

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Jennifer M. Lind

Jennifer M. Lind

BOOK: Sorry States: Apologies in International Politics , (Cornell, 2008).

“The Collapse of North Korea: Military Missions and Requirements,” International Security (Fall 2011). With Bruce Bennett.

“Democratization and Stability in East Asia,” International Studies Quarterly (Summer 2011).

“Pyongyang’s Survival Strategy: Tools of Authoritarian Control in North Korea,” International Security (2010). With Daniel Byman.

“Apologies in International Politics,” Security Studies (2009).

“The Perils of Apology: What Japan Shouldn’t Learn from Germany,” Foreign Affairs (2009).

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Michael Mastanduno

Michael Mastanduno

International Relations Theory and the Consequences of Unipolarity (Cambridge, 2011, co-edited with G.J. Ikenberry and W. Wohlforth).

“System Maker and Privilege Taker: The United States and the International Political Economy,” World Politics , 61:1 (2009) 121-154.

Global Costs and Benefits of the U.S.-Japan Alliance,in Takashi Inoguchi, ed., The U.S._Japan Security Alliance (Palgrave, 2011), pp. 75-90.

“The United States: Regional Strategies and Global Commitments,” in Security Politics in the Asia Pacific , W. Tow (ed.), (2009) 67-84.

“Economic Statecraft Revisited,” in Foreign Policy: Theories, Actors, and Cases , S. Smith, A. Hadfield and T. Dunne (eds.), (2008) 171-187.

“Rivals or Partners? Globalization and U.S.-China Relations,” Harvard International Review , 39:3 (2007) 42-46.

“Back to Normal? The Promise and Pitfalls of Japan’s Economic Integration,” in Strategic Asia 2006-2007: Trade, Interdependence, and Security , A Tellis and M Wills (eds.), (2006) 105-137.

U.S. Foreign Policy and the Pragmatic Use of International Institutions,Australian Journal of International Affairs, vol. 59 (2005), 317-333.

U.S.Hegemony and International Organizations, Oxford University Press, 2003. Co-editor (with Neil Macfarlane and Rosemary Foot) and cortributor.

International Relations Theory and the Asia-Pacific, Columbia University Press, 2003. Co-editor (with John Ikenberry) and contributor.

Unipolar Politics: Realism and State Strategies After the Cold War, Columbia University Press, 1999. Co-editor (with Ethan Kapstein) and contributor.

Beyond Westphalia? State Sovereignty and International Intverention, John Hopkins University Press, 1995. Co-editor (with Gene Lyons) and contributor.

Economic Containment: CoCom and the Politics of East-West Trade, Cornell University Press, Series in International Political Economy, 1992.

The State and American Foreign Economic Policy, Cornell University Press, Series in International Political Economy, 1998. Co-editor (with David Lake and John Ikenberry) and contributor.

“Unipolarity, State Behavior, and Systemic Consequences,” World Politics, Vol. 61, no. 1 (January 2009), pp. 1-27. Co-authored with William Wohlforth and G. John Ikenberry.

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J. Russell Muirhead

 “Speaking Truth to Conspiracy: Partisanship and Trust,” with Nancy L. Rosenblum, Critical Review Vol 28, No. 1, (2016) 23-88.

"The Uneasy Place of Parties in the Constitutional Order," with Nancy L. Rosenblum, The Oxford Handbook on the U.S. Constitution, Mark Graber, Sanford Levinson, and Mark Tushnet, eds., Oxford University Press, 2015, pp. 217-240.

“Finding the Center,” in Solutions to Political Polarization in America, Nathaniel Persily, ed., Cambridge University Press, 2015, pp. 230-239.

“Assessment, Proportionality, and Justice in War,” with B.J. Strawser, in Leo J. Blanken, Hy Rothstein and Jason J. Lepore, eds., Assessing War: The Challenge of Measuring Success and Failure, Georgetown University Press, 2015, pp. 255-265.

The Promise of Party in a Polarized Age (Harvard University Press, 2014)

"“The Politics of Getting It Right,” Critical Review 26, nos. 1-2 (2014): 115-28; for symposium on Helene Landemore’s Democratic Reason

 “The Political Virtue,” review essay, Tulsa Law Review 49, no. 2 (Winter 2013): 251-265.

“The Case for Partisan Loyalty,” in NOMOS LII: Loyalty edited by Sanford Levinson, Joel Parker, and Paul Woodruff, NYU Press, 2013.

"The Ethics of Exit: Moral Obligation in the Afghan Endgame," in Hy S. Rothstein, and John Arquilla eds., Afghan Endgames, (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2012).

"Meaningful Work and Politics,” The Hedgehog Review, fall 2012, pp. 21-29.


“The Partisan Connection,” with Nancy L. Rosenblum, California Law Review Circuit, Vol 3 (March 2012), 99-112.

"The Ancients Among Us," The University of Texas Law Review 89 no. 3 (February 2011) 671-686.

“The Work Ethic,” in Endangered Virtues, Peter Berkowitz, ed. Online volume available at; Stanford University Press, 2011.

“Can Deliberative Democracy Be Partisan?” Critical Review 22:2 (2010).

“Respectable Partisanship,” in Mary Ann McGrail and Sharon R. Krause, eds., The Arts of Rule: Essays in Honor of Harvey C. Mansfield, (Lexington Books, 2008).

“A Defense of Party Spirit,” Perspectives on Politics, December 2006.


Just Work Harvard University Press, 2004
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James Bernard Murphy

James Bernard Murphy

"Does religion give rise to violence--or the other way around?," The Washington Post, November 16, 2015.

The Philosophy of Customary Law (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2014).

Edited Book : Augustine and Modern Law (2011).

Op-Ed: In Defense of Being a Kid : Wall Street Journal, Feb. 9, 2011.

Article : “The Lawyer and the Layman: Two Perspectives on the Rule of Law,” Review of Politics , 68 (Winter 2006) 101-131.

The Nature of Customary Law: Philosophical, Legal, and Historical Perspectives, edited with Amanda-Perreau-Saussine, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming March 2007.

The Philosophy of Positive Law: Foundations of Jurisprudence, New Haven: Yale University Press, 2005.

"Habit and Convention of the Foundation of Custom," The Nature of Customary Law: Philosophical, Legal, and Historical Perspectives, edited with Amanda-Perreau-Saussine, Cambridge University Press, forthcoming March 2007.

"Ethical Ideals in Journalism: Civic Uplift or the Pursuit of Truth?" with Aine Donovan and Steven Ward, Journal of Mass Media Ethics, 20 2/3, forthcoming Summer 2006.

"Against Civic Schooling," in Social Philosophy and Policy, 21/1: 221-265, Winter 2004 and in Morality and Politics, Ellen Frankel Paul, et al., ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, pp. 221-265, 2004.

"Introduction" (with Richard Oliver Brooks) to Aristotle and Modern Law, Richard O. Brooks and James B. Murphy, eds., in series "Philosophers and Law," Tom Campbell, ed., Dartmouth, U.K.: Ashgate Publishers, 2003.

"Humane Work and the Challenges of Job Design," with David Pyke, in Rethinking the Purpose of Business: Interdisciplinary Essays from the Catholic Social Tradition, S.A. Cortright and Michael J. Naughton, Eds., Notre Dame: University of Notre Dame Press, 2002.

"Equality in Exchange," in The American Journal of Jurisprudence, 47: 85-121, 2002.

"Nature, Custom and Reason as the Explanatory and Practical Principles of Aristotelian Political Science," The Review of Politics, 64: 469-495, Summer 2002.

"Practical Reason and Moral Psychology in Aristotle and Kant," Social Philosophy and Policy, 18: 257-299, Summer 2001 and in Moral Knowledge, Ellen Frankel Paul, et. al., ed., Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2001.

"The Quest for a Balanced Appraisal of Work in Catholic Social Thought," in Labor, Solidarity and the Common Good, S.A. Cortright, ed., Carolina Academic Press, 2000.

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Daryl G. Press

Daryl G. Press

“The End of MAD? The Nuclear Dimension of U.S. Primacy,” with K Lieber, International Security , 30 no. 4 (Spring 2006).

Calculating Credibility: How Leaders Assess Military Threats , Cornell Studies in Security Affairs, (2005).

“The Credibility of Power: Assessing Threats During the ‘Appeasement’ Crises of the 1930s,” International Security , 29 no. 3 (Winter 2004/05) 136-169.

“The Myth of Air Power in the Persian Gulf War and the Future of Warfare,” International Security , 26 no. 2 (Fall 2001) 5-44.

“The Effects of Wars on Neutral Countries: Why It Doesn’t Pay to Preserve the Peace,” with E Gholz, Security Studies , 10 no. 4 (Summer 2001) 1-57.

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Julie L. Rose

Free Time  (Princeton University Press, 2016)

"Freedom of Association and the Temporal Coordination Problem," The Journal of Political Philosophy (published online 8 June 2016, forthcoming)

“‘Keep the Citizens Poor’: Machiavelli’s Prescription for Republican Poverty,” Political Studies (published online 11 May 2015, forthcoming)

"Money Does Not Guarantee Time: Discretionary Time as a Distinct Object of Distributive Justice," The Journal of Political Philosophy, vol. 22, December 2013



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Anne Sa'adah

“Regime Change: Lessons from Germany on Justice, Institution Building, and Democracy,” Journal of Conflict Resolution , 50:3 (June 2006) 1-21.

“Reflections on Democracy: The Beginning of the End or the End of the Beginning?” Journal of Interdisciplinary History , 35:2 (Fall 2004) 249-263.

“Hope, Disappointment, and Self-Restraint: Reflections on the Democratic Experiment,” in The Making and Unmaking of Democracy: Lessons from History and World Politics , T. Rabb and E. Suleiman (eds.), (2002) 66-88.

Contemporary France: A Democratic Education. Boulder, CO: Rowman & Littlefield, 2003; xi, 340 pp.

Germany's Second Chance: Trust, Justice, and Democratization. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1998; xii, 343 pp.

"Ein Staatsmann mit Geschichte': Joschka Fischer's German Past," German Politics and Society, Vol. 19, No. 3: 56-79, Fall 2001.

"Power in Helmut Kohl's Republic: The Two Faces of German Democracy," German Politics and Society, Vol. 18, No. 2: 91-109, Summer 2000.

"The Headaches and Heartaches of Globalization: A Review of Oskar Lafontaine's Das Herz schlägt links," German Politics and Society, Vol. 18, No. 1: 122-131, Spring 2000.

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Ronald G. Shaiko

"Admissions Is Just Part of the Diversity Puzzle," The Chronicle of Higher Education (Diversity in Academe Issue), 59 (39), June 14, 2013, pp. A24-A25. 

"It Wasn't Easy Being Green in 2010: The League of Conservation Voters and the Uphill Battle to Make the Environment Matter," in Paul S. Herrnson, Clyde Wilcox, and Christopher J. Deering, eds., Interest Groups Unleashed (Washington, DC: (Sage/Congressional Quarterly Press, 2012), pp.153-169.

"The News Media and Organized Interests in the United States," in Mark Rozell, ed., Media Power, Media Politics, 2nd edition (Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2008).

"Political Parties--On the Path to Revitalization," in Richard Semiatin, ed., Campaigns on the Cutting Edge (Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2008), pp. 105-122.

"Same-Sex Marriage, GLBT Organizations, and the Lack of Spirited Political Engagement," in Clyde Wilcox and Craig Rimmerman, eds., The Politics of Same-Sex Marriage (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2007), pp. 85-103.

The Interest Group Connection: Electioneering, Lobbying, and Policymaking in Washington, 2nd Edition, co-edited with Paul S. Herrnson and Clyde Wilcox, Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2005.

"Making the Connection: Organized Interests, Political Representation, and the Changing Rules of the Game in Washington Politics," in Paul S. Herrnson, Ronald G. Shaiko, and Clyde Wilcox, eds., The Interest Group Connection: Electioneering, Lobbying, and Policymaking in Washington, 2nd edition, Washington, DC: Congressional Quarterly Press, 2005; with Paul S. Herrnson and Clyde Wilcox.

"Spin, Advocacy, and Political News Reporting: The media and Interest Groups in the United States," in Mark Rozell, ed., Media Power, Media Politics, Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, Inc., 2003, pp. 181-205.

Voices and Echoes for the Environment: Public Interest Representation in the 1990s and Beyond, Columbia University Press, 1999.

The Interest Group Connection: Electioneering, Lobbying, and Policymaking in Washington, Chatham House Publishers, 1998; co-editor.

"Female Participation in Association Governance and Political Representation: Women as Executive Directors, Board Members, Lobbyists, and PAC Directors," Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Winter 1997; (Winner, 1999 Editors' Prize for Best Scholarly Paper in Nonprofit Management and Leadership).

USAID Political Party Development Assistance, United States Agency for International Development/Center for Democracy and Governance Technical Publications Series (PN-ACE-500), April 1999.

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Jason P. Sorens

Sorens, Jason. 2012. Secessionism: Identity, Interest, and Strategy. Montreal: McGill-Queen's University Press.

Sorens, Jason. 2012 (accepted and forthcoming). "Does Fiscal Federalism Promote Regional Inequality? An Empirical Analysis of the OECD, 1980-2005." Regional Studies.

Sorens, Jason and William P. Ruger. 2012. "Does Foreign Investment Really Reduce Repression?" International Studies Quarterly 56 (2): 427-436.

Sorens, Jason. 2011. "Mineral Production, Territory, and Ethnic Rebellion: The Role of Rebel Constituencies." Journal of Peace Research 48 (5): 571-585.

Sorens, Jason. 2011. "The Institutions of Fiscal Federalism." Publius: The Journal of Federalism 41 (2): 207-231.

Sorens, Jason. 2010. "The Politics and Economics of Official Ethnic Discrimination: A Global Statistical Analysis, 1950-2003." International Studies Quarterly 54 (3): 535-558.

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Lucas Swaine

Lucas Swaine

The Liberal Conscience: Politics and Principle in a World of Religious Pluralism (New York: Columbia University Press, 2006; paperback edition, 2008).

“Freedom of Thought as a Basic Liberty,” Political Theory, Nov. 7, 2016 DOI: 10.1177/0090591716676293 (online first version). Available at:

“The Origins of Autonomy,” History of Political Thought, Vol. 37, No. 2 (2016): 216-37.

“Moral Character for Political Leaders: A Normative Account,” Res Publica, Vol. 19, No. 4 (2013), pp. 317-33.

“The False Right to Autonomy in Education,” Educational Theory, Vol. 62, No. 1 (2012), pp. 107-24.

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Dale Turner

Dale Turner

This is Not a Peace Pipe: Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy , (2006).

“What is Native American Philosophy?” Towards a Critical Indigenous Philosophy, in the Nature of Philosophy: Whose Knowledge? Which Tradition? , G. Yancy (ed.), (December 2006).

“Perceiving the World Differently,” in Intercultural Dispute Resolution in Aboriginal Contexts: Land Claims, Treaties, and Self-Government Agreements , D. Kahane and C. Bell (eds.), (2004).

“Oral Histories and the Politics of (Mis)recognition,” in American Indian Philosophy: A Reader , A. Waters (ed.), (2003).

“Vision: Towards an Understanding of Aboriginal Sovereignty,” in Canadian Political Philosophy: Contemporary Reflections , W. Norman and R. Beiner (eds.), (2001).

"Liberalism's Last Stand: Aboriginal Sovereignty and Kymlickas's Liberalism," Aboriginal Rights in Canada, United States and Mexico, Cook and Lindau, Eds., McGill-Queen's University Press, 2000.

"From Valladonlid to Ottawa: The Illusion of Listening to Aboriginal Peoples," Sacred Lands: Claims and Conflicts, Jill Oakes, Kathi Kinew, and Rick Riewe, Eds., Canadian Circumpolar Publications, 1997.

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Benjamin A. Valentino

Benjamin A. Valentino

Final Solutions: Mass Killing and Genocide in the Twentieth Century (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004).

“Why We Kill: The Political Science of Political Violence against Civilians,” Annual Review of Political Science, (Spring 2014)

“Atomic Aversion: Experimental Evidence on Taboos, Traditions, and the Non-Use of Nuclear Weapons.” With Scott Sagan and Daryl Press. American Political Science Review, vol. 107, no. 1 (Winter 2013).

“The True Costs of Humanitarian Intervention: The Hard Truth Behind a Noble Notion.” Foreign Affairs, vol. 90, no. 6 (November/December 2011), pp. 60-73.

Diederick J. Vandewalle

Diederick J. Vandewalle

A History of Modern Libya, Cambridge University Press, 2006.

“Social Contracts, Institutional Development and Economic Growth and Reform in Middle East Oil Exporters,” background paper for Tarik Yousef, The Employment Challenge in the 21st Century: From Labor Force Growth to Job Creation , (Summer 2004).

“Education, Citizenship, and Development: The United Arab Emirates,” Arabian Society for Human Resources Management , (Summer 2002).

“Educational Policies and State-building in the United Arab Emirates and the Gulf” in Proceedings of the International Conference , Men’s Higher Colleges of Education, (2001).

Libya Since Independence: Oil and State-Building, Cornell University Press, 1998.

Editor, North Africa: Development and Reform in a Changing Global Economy, St. Martin's Press, 1996.

Editor, Qadhafi's Revolution 1969-1994," St. Martin's Press, 1995.

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William C. Wohlforth

William C. Wohlforth

Status in World Politics (Cambridge University Press, 2014) edited with T.V. Paul and Deborah Larson)

“Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement,” Foreign Affairs Jan-Feb 2013, pp. 130-142.  With S.G. Brooks and G. J. Ikenberry.

“Don’t Come Home, America: The Case Against Retrenchment,” International Security 37/3 (Winter 2012-13): 7-51.  With S.G. Brooks and G. J. Ikenberry.

International Relations Theory and the Consequences of Unipolarity (editor, with G. John Ikenberry and Michael M. Mastanduno) Cambridge University Press, 2011.

“Assessing the Diffusion of Power: How Not to Evaluate Theories.” International Studies Quarterly (March 2012)

“Unipolarity, Status Competition and Great Power War,” World Politics , 61:1 (2009) 28-57.

"Assessing the Balance," Cambridge Review of International Affairs 20, No. 2 (June 2011), 201-219. With Stephen G. Brooks.

 “Gilpinian Realism and International Relations,International Relations 25/4(December 2011): 499-511

"Testing Balance-of-Power Theory in World History," in European Journal of International Relations, with Richard Little, Stuart J. Kaufman, David Kang, Charles A. Jones, Victoria Tin-Bor Hui, Arthur Eckstein, Daniel Deudney, and William J. Brenner, 2007, Vol. 13, No. 2 PDF

"Heartland Dreams: Russian Geopolitics and Foreign Policy," in Perspectives on the Russian State in Transition, Wolfgang Danspeckgruber, ed., The Liechtenstein Institute on Self-Determination at Princeton University, 2006. PDF

"International Relations Theory and the Case Against Unilateralism," with Stephen G. Brooks, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 3, No. 3, September 2005. PDF

"Hard Times for Soft Balancing," with Stephen G. Brooks, International Security, Vol. 30, No. 1, Summer 2005. PDF

"Ideas and the End of the Cold War," co-edited with Nina Tannenwald, Special Issue of the Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 2005. PDF

"The End of the Cold War as a Hard Case for Ideas," in Ideas and the End of the Cold War, Nina Tannenwald and William C. Wohlforth, eds., Special Issue of the Journal of Cold War Studies, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 2005. PDF

"Revisiting Balance of Power Theory in Central Eurasia," in Balance of Power Theory and practice in the 21st Century, T.V. Paul and James J. Wirtz, eds., Stanford University Press, 2004. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the Turn Towards Superpower Cooperation in the 1980s," with Stephen G. Brooks, in From Conflict Escalation to Conflict Transformation: The Cold War in the 1980's, Olav Njølstad, ed., Frank Cass, 2004. PDF

"German Unification" with James Davis, Ending the Cold War: Interpretations, Causation, and the Study of International Relations, in Richard K. Herrmann and Richard Ned Lebow, eds., New York: Palgrave, 2004. PDF

"The Transatlantic Dimension," European Union Foreign and Security policy: Towards a Neighborhood Strategy, Roland Danreuther, ed., London: Routledge, 2004. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the End of the Cold War," with Stephen G. Brooks, in Cold War Endgame: Oral History, Analysis, Debates, Penn State University Press, 2003. PDF

"Russia's Soft Balancing Act," in Strategic Asia, 2003-4: Fragility and Crisis, Richard Ellings and Aaron Fridberg, with Michael Wills, eds., Seattle, Washington: National Bureau of Asia Research, 2003. PDF

"Central Asia: Defying 'Great Game' Expectations,'" with Kathleen Collins, in Strategic Asia, 2003-4: Fragility and Crisis, Richard Ellings and Michael Wills, eds., Seattle, Washington: National Bureau of Asia Research, 2003. PDF

"U.S. Strategy in a Unipolar World," in America Unrivaled: The Future of the Balance of Power, G. John Ikenberry, ed., Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2002. PDF

"American Primacy in Perspective," with Stephen G. Brooks, Foreign Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 4: 20-33, July/August 2002. PDF

"From Old Thinking to New Thinking in Qualitative Research," with Stephen G. Brooks, International Security, Vol. 26, No.4: 93-111, Spring 2002. PDF

"The Russian-Soviet Empire: A Test of Neorealism," Review of International Studies, December 2001. PDF

"Power, Globalization, and the End of the Cold War: Reevaluating a Landmark Case for Ideas," with Stephen G. Brooks, International Security, Vol. 53, No. 3: 5-53, Winter 2000-01. PDF

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