Peer reviewed articles
Forthcoming. "Will There Be Blood? The Determinants of Violence During Coups d’état." Journal of Peace Research.
2018. "Preventing Coups d’état: How Counterbalancing Works." Journal of Conflict Resolution 62(7): 1433-1458.
2014. "Coup-Proofing for Dummies: The Benefits of Following the Maliki Playbook." Foreign Affairs Snapshot. July 27.
2009. “Beyond Words: U.S. Policy and the Responsibility to Protect,” in The Responsibility to Protect: The Global Moral Compact for the 21st Century, Richard Cooper and Juliette Voinov Kohler, eds. New York, NY: Palgrave Macmillan (with Lee Feinstein)
Work in progress
How to Prevent Coups d’état: Coercive Institutions and Regime Survival (under contract, Cornell University Press)
"Mapping Coercive Institutions: A New Data Set of State Security Forces, 1960-2010" (R&R, Journal of Peace Research)
"From Civil War to Coup d’état: How Peace Agreements Shape Post-Conflict Violence" (in progress)
Research in progress
"Explaining Civilian Support for Political and Criminal Armed Groups"
(NSF Award #1558488, with Michael Weintraub and Livia Schubiger)