Appendix and Replication Files
Pre-print, ungated version
Contentious Compliance: Dissent and Repression under International Human Rights Law (with Courtenay R. Conrad). 2019. Oxford University Press.
Website with details, highlights, and incoming information about the book manuscript
Reviews: International Organization
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A press release from Vanderbilt explaining the main findings
A President Principal and Immigration Agents: A Moral Hazard. 2018. PS: Political Science & Politics 51 (1):17-25.
Part of a Spotlight symposium on repression policies under the Trump Administration.
Preventing and Responding to Dissent: The Observational Challenges of Explaining Strategic Repression (with Courtenay R. Conrad). 2016. American Political Science Review 110 (1): 85-99.
National Leaders, Political Survival, and Interstate Coalitions (with Scott Wolford). 2016. International Studies Quarterly 60 (3): 540-551.
Human Rights Treaties and Mobilized Dissent against the State (with Courtenay R. Conrad). 2016. Review of International Organizations 11 (4): 449-475.
Winner of the Best Paper in International Relations, Midwest Political Science Association 2012
Policy Disputes, Political Survival, and the Onset and Severity of State Repression. 2014. Journal of Conflict Resolution 58 (1): 143-168.
Winner of the 2015 Bruce Russett Award for the best article published in the Journal of Conflict Resolution in 2014
Treaties, Tenure, and Torture: The Conflicting Domestic Effects of International Law (with Courtenay R. Conrad). 2013. The Journal of Politics 75 (2): 397-409.
Bargaining and the Effectiveness of International Criminal Regimes (with Scott Wolford). 2012. Journal of Theoretical Politics 24 (2): 149-171.
Book Review of How Social Movements Die: Repression and Demobilization of the Republic of New Africa, by Christian Davenport. 2017. Perspectives on Politics 15 (3): 907-908.
International Humanitarian Law in Civil War. 2014. Chapter in the Routledge Handbook of Civil Wars, edited by Edward Newman and Karl DeRouen, Jr. New York: Routledge.
Insufficient Danger: Estimating the Effect of Women’s Protest and Threat on Human Rights Violations (with Chara Lynn, Vanderbilt Undergraduate Researcher)
Updating and Uprising: Repression, Dissent, and Perceptions of Government Legitimacy (with Jessica Maves Braithwaite).
Autonomy, Power, and Executive Constraint: Domestic Courts and State Repression.
The Life Cycle of International Institutions. Project development funded by the Hellman Faculty Fund, 2017-2018.
Local or Loyal? Agency Problems and Preventive vs. Reactive Repression (with Ian Turner).
Transitional Justice, Agent Expectations, and Sexual Violence. (with Courtenay Conrad).
Grant proposal for NSF funding submitted for review in January 2019 cycle.
Prospects & Protests, Repression & Risk (with Elaine Denny).
A Migrant’s Prospects (with Elaine Denny).