Research

Books

Theories of International Politics and Zombies. Princeton University Press, 2011. Avoiding Trivia: The Role of Strategic Planning in American Foreign Policy. Brookings Institution Press, 2009. All Politics Is Global: Explaining International Regulatory Regimes. Princeton University Press, 2007. U.S. Trade Strategy: Free Versus Fair. Council on Foreign Relations Press, 2006. Locating the Proper Authorities: The Interaction [...]

Book Reviews

The Invention of Market Freedom, by Eric MacGilvray, in Political Theory, 41 (February 2013). China, the United States, and Global Order, by Rosemary Foot and Andrew Walter, in H-Diplo Roundtable, July 25, 2012. No One’s World: The West, the Rising Rest, and the Coming Global Turn, by Charles Kupchan, in The National Interest, May/June 2012. [...]

Journal Articles

“Sanctions Sometimes Smart: Targeted Sanctions in Theory and Practice.” International Studies Review 13 (February 2011): 96-108. “Is Historical Institutionalism Bunk?”  Review of International Political Economy 17 (October 2010):  791-804. “Will Currency Follow the Flag?” International Relations of the Asia-Pacific 10 (September 2010):  389-414. “International Relations 2.0:  The Implications of New Media for an Old Profession.” [...]

Occasional Essays

“Why Presidents Love Foreign Affairs,” New York Times, September 21, 2012. “Republicans vs. The World,” The Spectator, November 6, 2011. “The Loudest F One Can Earn,” Chronicle of Higher Education, July 3, 2011. “How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Zombies,” Chronicle of Higher Education, February 13, 2011. “China Isn’t Beating the U.S.“  Foreign [...]

Policy Papers

“Rebooting Republican Foreign Policy.” Foreign Affairs 92 (January/February 2013): 143-152. “The Power of Economics and Public Opinion.” Policy Review 172 (April/May 2012): 17-26. “Does Obama Have a Grand Strategy?” Foreign Affairs 90 (July/August 2011): 57-68. “First Bank of the Living Dead.”  The National Interest 109 (September/October 2010):  62-71. “Weighing the Scales:  the Internet’s Effect on [...]

Working Papers

“The Irony of Global Economic Governance: The System Worked,” Council on Foreign Relations working paper, Ocober 2012. “An Analytically Eclectic Approach to Sanctions and Nonproliferation,” October 2010.  “The Tragedy of the Global Institutional Commons,” September 2010. “Defending the Realist Interest:  Policy Advocacy and Policy Planning in an Anarchic World,” November 2009.  “Macro First:  Policy Coordination [...]