Thought Leaders Across International Fields

Our internationally acclaimed and award-winning faculty regularly publish world-class research and scholarship in books and academic journals. They also frequently contribute to current debates about some of the world’s most pressing problems. Discover how your professors are making their impact below.

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July 25, 2109

Is it Time for Diplomacy in Iran?

Published Article | Gary Grappo

Tensions with Iran have escalated significantly over the past few months. Former Ambassador and Cipher Brief expert Gary Grappo asks whether it’s time to give diplomacy a shot.

August 01, 2019

China’s New Global Strategy: The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB)

Book | Sam Zhao

Rising as a global power and regarding the existing world order unjust and unreasonable enough to meet the interests of both itself and other emerging powers, China has demanded reform to global governance, and taken new initiatives using its new quotient

June 28, 2019

How Dangerous Was Kargil? Nuclear Crises in Comparative Perspective

Published Article | Julia Macdonald

The Kargil War was one of the few occasions that the world has come close to nuclear war, and perhaps second only to the Cuban Missile Crisis in terms of the risk of nuclear escalation

June 25, 2019

What Food Price-Related Protests in Sudan and Liberia Tell Us About How Autocracies and Democracies Address Price Crises

Article | Cullen Hendrix

The Weah administration may face a tradeoff between policies that will curb protests and policies that will address the needs of the most food-insecure.

June 22, 2019

What Prevents Peace? Women and Peacebuilding in Bosnia and Nepal

Published Article | Marie Berry

Through interviews with more than 70 women, researchers “identify five barriers that prevent women from feeling at peace in their daily lives.

June 12, 2019

Climate as a risk factor for armed conflict

Published Article | Cullen Hendrix

An expert elicitation project coordinated by Katharine Mach of Stanford University’s Woods Institute for the Environment.

June 12, 2019

The DEA in Honduras: Targeting Corruption in High Places

Article | Lynn Holland

While democratic activists are stuck in prison, the DEA investigates the Honduran president, his brother, and other high level officials for their connections to drug trafficking.

June 12, 2019

US Dominance in International Relations and Security Scholarship in Leading Journals

Published Article | Cullen Hendrix

Part of a special issue, coordinated by Jeff Colgan of Brown University, on US dominance in international relations scholarship.