Research

Civil Wars and Unrest

“A Manifesto, in 140 Characters or Fewer: Social Media as a Tool of Rebel Diplomacy in the Libyan Civil War” with Benjamin T. Jones, 49.2 (2019): 739--61. British Journal of Political Science. DOI: 10.1017/S0007123416000612 PD; PDF; Publisher's Version; Appendix

“Keeping Vigil: The Emergence of Vigilance Committees in Pre-Civil War America" with Jonathan M. Obert, Perspectives on Politics, 16.3 (2018): 600--616. DOI: 10.1017/S153759271800107X PDF; Publisher's Version; Appendix; Blog Post

“Food Scarcity and State Vulnerability: Unpacking the Link Between Climate Variability and Violent Unrest” with Bear F. Braumoeller and Benjamin T. Jones, Journal of Peace Research, 54.3 (2017): 335--350. DOI: 10.1177/0022343316684662 PDF; Publisher's Version; Appendix; Blog Post

“External Diplomacy during Civil Wars” with Benjamin T. Jones, Revise and Resubmit.

International Security and Conflict

“(Nuclear) Change of Plans: What Explains Nuclear Reversals?” with Benjamin T. Jones, International Interactions, 42.3 (2016): 530--585. DOI: 10.1080/03050629.2016.1115760 PDF; Publisher's Version; Appendix

“The Domestic Determinants of US Counter Proliferation Policy Through Time”

This paper theorizes the conditions under which the US decides to rely on both carrots and sticks in its counterproliferation policy, arguing that the roots of this portfolio diversification are to be found in its domestic politics.