Associate Professor of Political Science
PhD, Chicago, 1995
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relations, conflict. Currently engaged in two research projects.
The first extends the research in his first book on the causes of
war termination and examines the role and incentives of leaders
in international conflict initiation. The second explores when and
why people become attached to specific pieces of territory which
together constitute a "homeland" and the consequences of these attachments.
His book War and Punishment was published by Princeton University
Press (2000), a second book Fighting for Survival; Leaders and International Conflict with Giacomo Chiozza (Vanderbilt) was published by Cambridge University Press (2011). Other publications have appeared in the American Political Science Review, International Organization, the American Journal
of Political Science, the Journal of Politics and the Journal of Conflict Resolution. Teaches
courses on international relations, with an emphasis on conflict
and international relations history.