“Domestic Interests, Democracy, and Foreign Policy Change” (with Brett Ashley Leeds). Forthcoming. Cambridge University Press, Elements in International Relations Series.


Reacting to the Olive Branch: Hawks, Doves, and Foreign Responses to Cooperation” (with Jessica L. P. Weeks). International Organization 76(4): 957-976.

Policing Institutions and Post-Conflict Peace.” (with Leonardo R. Arriola, David Dow, and Aila M. Matanock). Journal of Conflict Resolution 65(10): 1738-1763.

Hawks, Doves, and Peace: An Experimental Approach.” (with Jessica L. P. Weeks). American Journal of Political Science 63(1): 53-66 (January 2019).

Chipping Away at the Issues: Piecemeal Dispute Resolution and Territorial Conflict.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 62(1): 94-118 (January 2018).

Measuring Change in Source of Leader Support: The CHISOLS Dataset” (with Brett Ashley Leeds and Naoko Matsumura). Forthcoming Journal of Peace Research.

Leadership Turnover and Foreign Policy Change: Societal Interests, Domestic Institutions, and Voting in the United Nations” (with Royce Carroll and Brett Ashley Leeds). International Studies Quarterly 59(2): 280-290 (June 2015).

Autocracies and International Cooperation” (with Mariana Rodriguez). International Studies Quarterly 58(3): 527-538 (September 2014).

“Reputation, Symmetry, and Alliance Design” International Organization 66(4): 679-707 (October 2012).

“Democratic Reliability, Precommitment of Successor Governments, and the Choice of Alliance Commitment” International Organization 66(1): 153-172 (January 2012).

“Contracting for Peace: Do Nonaggression Pacts Reduce Conflict?” (with Greg Vonnahme). Journal of Politics 72(4): 925-938 (October 2010).

“Information, Agreement Design, and the Durability of Civil War Settlements” (with Burcu Savun). American Journal of Political Science 54(2): 511- 524 (April 2010).

“Fostering Peace after Civil War: Commitment Problems and Agreement Design” (with Burcu Savun). International Studies Quarterly 53(3): 737-759 (September 2009).

“Interests, Institutions, and the Reliability of International Commitments” (with Brett Ashley Leeds and Jeremy S. Vogel). American Journal of Political Science 53(2): 461-476 (April 2009).

“The Effect of Changing Conditions and Agreement Provisions on Conflict and Renegotiation between States with Competing Claims” International Studies Quarterly 52(2): 315-334 (June 2008).

“Alliance Politics During the Cold War: Aberration, New World Order, or Continuation of History?” (with Brett Ashley Leeds). Conflict Management and Peace Science 24(3): 183-199 (Fall 2007).

“When Do They Stop? Modeling the Termination of War” (with T. Clifton Morgan). Conflict Management and Peace Science 21(3): 179-193 (Fall 2004).


“Domestic Political Institutions and Alliance Politics.” Emerging Trends in the Social and Behavioral Sciences, general editors, Robert A. Scott and Stephen M. Kosslyn; contributing editor for political science, Kenneth A. Schultz, Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons (May 2015).