PhD. In Residence Alumni Publications

Ryan Baker


Dani Gilbert

 “Organized Violence Between War and Peace.” Terrorism and Political Violence 29, no.  2 (2017): 377-383. Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Terror by Any Other Name.” Terrorism and Political Violence 31, no. 2 (2019): 417-420. Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Taking Stock at 40: The UN Convention Against the Taking of Hostages.” Just Security (2019). Accessed January 6, 2020.

Vanes Ibric


Daniel Jacobs


Michael Joseph

Are Coups Really Contagious? An Extreme Bounds Analysis of Political Diffusion,” with Michael K. Miller and Dorothy Ohl.  Journal of Conflict Resolution 62, no. 2 (2018): 410-441. Accessed December 18, 2019.

“A Little Bit of Cheap Talk is a Dangerous Thing: States Can Communicate Intentions Persuasively and Raise the Risk of War.” The Journal of Politics (2020):

“Media Technology, Covert Action, and the Politics of Exposure,” with Michael Poznansky. Journal of Peace Research 55, no. 33 (2018): 320-355. Accessed December 18, 2019.

Inwook Kim

Daniel Krcmaric

“Should I Stay or Should I Go? Leaders, Exile, and the Dilemmas of International Justice.” American Journal of Political Science 62, no. 2 (2018): 486-498. Accessed January 6, 2020.

Alex Kirss

“Breaking Down the Trumpian Foreign Policy Realignment.” Charged Affairs (2019). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Donald Trump’s Paper Tiger World.” Charged Affairs (2019). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Mattis Shouldn’t Steer Trump’s Foreign Policy Ship.” Charged Affairs (2019). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Precept, Aspiration, and the Foreign Policy Debate Under Trump.” Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“President Trump, Please Don’t Bomb North Korea.” Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Some Modest Proposals for Defense Department Requirements Reform,” with Colin Jones. War on the Rocks (2018). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“The Bloom is Officially Off the Trump Foreign Policy Rose.”  Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“The Costs of Eradicating Radical Islamic Terrorism.” Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“The End of the Asian Century Doesn’t Require U.S. Leadership.” Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Trump Can’t Have His Deterrence Cake and Eat it Too.” Charged Affairs (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

“Why Damage Limitation Isn’t the Answer to the North Korean Threat.” War on the Rocks (2017). Accessed December 18, 2019.

Kendrick Kuo

“Institutional Path Dependence in Korean Trade Liberalization.” In U.S.-Korea Yearbook 2014, 45-62. Washington, DC: U.S.-Korea Institute at SAIS, 2015.

“Nationalism and Foreign Policy,” with Harris Mylonas. In The Oxford Encyclopedia of Foreign Policy Analysis, edited by Cameron G. Thies, 223-242.New York: Oxford University Press, 2018.

“Nation-Building and the Role of Identity in Civil Wars,” with Harris Mylonas. Ethnopolitics (2019): 1-21. Accessed December 3, 2019.

Bryce Loidolt

“Iranian Resources and Sh’a Militant Cohesion: Insights from the Khazali Papers.” Combating Terrorism Center 12, no.1 (2019): 21-24.

What Factors Cause Individuals to Reject Violent Extremism in Yemen? with Eric Robinson, et al. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation, 2017.

Julia Macdonald

Battlefield Responses to New Technologies: Views from the Ground on Unmanned Aircraft,” with Jacquelyn Schneider. Security Studies 28, no. 2 (2019): 216-249.

“Innovation Inhibitors in War: Obstacles in the Pursuit of Military Effectiveness,” with Adam Jungdahl. Journal of Strategic Studies 38, no. 4 (2015): 467-499.

How to Think About Nuclear Crises,” with Mark S. Bell. Texas National Security Review 2, no. 2 (2019): 41-64.

Presidential Risk Orientation and Force Employment Decisions: The Case of Unmanned Weaponry,” with Jacquelyn Schneider. Journal of Conflict Resolution 61, no. 3 (2019): 483-510.

Small Footprint, Small Payoff: The Military Effectiveness of Security Force Assistance,” with Stephen Biddle and Ryan Baker. Journal of Strategic Studies 41, no. 1-2 (2019): 89-142.

Eisenhower’s Scientists: Policy Entrepreneurs and the Test-Ban Debate 1954-58. Foreign Policy Analysis, 11, no. 1 (2011): 1-21.

Explaining the Variation in Gender Composition of Personnel Contributions to UN Peacekeeping Operations,” with Kerry Crawford and James Lebovic. Armed Forces and Society 41, no. 2 (2015): 257-281.


Shahryar Pasandideh

 “The end of the ‘INF Treaty’ and the US-China Military balance.” The Nonproliferation Review 26, no. 3-4 (2019): 267-287. Accessed January 1, 2020.


Brian Radzinsky

 “Nuclear Risks in Northeast Asia” opportunities and Challenges for Extended Deterrence and Assurance.” Journal for Peace and Nuclear Disarmament 1, no. 2 (2018): 363-382. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Continuity from Ambiguity: The Real Role of Nuclear Posture Reviews in U.S. Nuclear Strategy,: with Janne Nolan. War on the Rocks (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.


Jacquelyn Schneider

“Are cyber-operations a U.S. retaliatory option for the Saudi oil field strikes?” The Washington Post (2019). Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Escalation firebreaks in the cyber, conventional, and nuclear domains:moving beyond effects-based logics” with Sarah Kreps. Journal of Cybersecurity 5, no. 1 (2019): 1-11. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“The capability/ vulnerability paradox and military revolutions: Implications for computing, cyber, and the onset of war.” Journal of Strategic Studies 42, no. 6 (2019): 841-863. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Persistent Engagement: Foundation, Evolution and Evaluation of a Strategy.” Lawfare (2019). Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Defending Forward: The 2018 Cyber Strategy is Here” with Nina Kollars. War on the Rocks (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.

“What War Games Tell Us About the Use of Cyber Weapons in a Crisis.” Council on Foreign Relations (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.

 “JEDI: Outlook for stability uncertain as Pentagon migrates to the cloud.” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Trust, Confidence, and the Future of Warfare” with Julia MacDonald. War on the Rocks (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Should the U.S. try to deter cyberattacks by promising nuclear retaliation?” The Washington Post (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.

 “Blue Hair in the Gray Zone.” War on the Rocks (2018). Accessed January 6, 2020.


Chana Solomon-Schwartz


Kenneth Vincent


Tristan Volpe

“Dual-Use Distinguishability: How 3D-Printing Shapes the Security Dilemma for Nuclear
Programs.” Journal of Strategic Studies 42, no. 6 (2019): 814–40. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Abstinence or Tolerance: Managing Nuclear Ambitions in Saudi
Arabia” with Nicholas L. Miller. The Washington Quarterly 41, no. 2 (2018): 27–46. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Internet of Nuclear Things: Managing the Proliferation Risks of 3-D
Printing Technology” with Wyatt Hoffman. Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists (2018): 1-12. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Germany’s Nuclear Education: Why a Few Elites Are Testing a Taboo” with Ulrich Kühn. The
Washington Quarterly 40, no. 3 (2017): 7–27. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Keine Atombombe, Bitte: Why Germany Should Not Go Nuclear” with Ulrich Kühn. Foreign
Affairs 96, no. 4 (2017): 103-112. Accessed January 6, 2020.

“Atomic Leverage: Compellence with Nuclear Latency.” Security Studies 26, no. 3 (2017):
517–44. January 6, 2020/

“Atomic Inducements: The Case for ‘Buying out’ Nuclear Latency.” The Nonproliferation Review
23, no. 3–4 (July 3, 2016): 481–93. Accessed January 6, 2020.

 “3-D Printing the Bomb? The Nuclear Nonproliferation Challenge” with Matthew Kroenig. The
Washington Quarterly 38, no. 3 (2015): 7–19. Accessed January 6, 2020.