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Dictators at War and Peace. 2014. Cornell Studies in Security Affairs, Cornell University Press.
- selected by Foreign Affairs as one of the best books in International Relations in 201
- Focus of H-Diplo roundtable, and reviewed in Foreign Affairs, Choice, Political Science Quarterly, International Studies Reviews, Perspectives on Politics
“Human Rights, Democracy, and International Conflict” (with Michael Tomz) (forthcoming, Journal of Politics)
“Hawks, Doves, and Peace: An Experimental Approach” (with Michaela Mattes), American Journal of Political Science January 2019 (63:1)
“War Outcomes and Leader Tenure” (with Sarah Croco), World Politics, October 2016 (68:4)
“Revolution, Personalist Dictatorships, and International Conflict” (with Jeff Colgan), International Organization Winter 2015 (69:4)
“Making it Personal: Regime Type and Nuclear Proliferation” (with Christopher Way). American Journal of Political Science July 2014 (58.3)
- Reprinted in Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture: Causes and Consequences for the Spread of Nuclear Weapons; Routledge (2016)
“Public Opinion and the Democratic Peace” (with Michael Tomz), American Political Science Review November 2013 (107.4)
“Strongmen and Straw Men: Authoritarian Regimes and the Initiation of International Conflict,” American Political Science Review May 2012 (106.2)
“Autocratic Audience Costs: Regime Type and Signaling Resolve,” International Organization, Winter 2008 (62.1)
- Winner of the Robert O. Keohane Award for best research article by an untenured scholar
“Power, Institutions, and Issues as Causes of Conflict” (with Michael Masterson). 2017. Oxford Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory.
“Domestic Constraints on Foreign Policy in Authoritarian Systems” (with Cody Crunkilton). 2017. Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis.
SELECTED WORKING PAPERS/UNDER REVIEW (please contact for the latest drafts)
“Public Opinion and Decisions about Military Force in Democracies” (with Michael Tomz and Keren Yarhi-Milo) (revise and resubmit)
“Military Alliances and Public Support for War” (with Michael Tomz) (under review)
“Public Opinion and Foreign Electoral Intervention” (with Michael Tomz) (under review)
“Lost in Translation: Academics, Policymakers, and Research about Interstate Conflict” (with Sarah Kreps) (under review)
“Reacting to the Olive Branch: Hawks, Doves, and Public Support for Cooperation” (with Michaela Mattes)