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Research Projects
Sports, Nationalism, and World Politics
Nationalism and Conflict: Lessons from International Sports

(Online Appendix, Replication Files)

International Studies Quarterly 61(4), 835-849 (2017).

Interactive Maps and Figures (by the Australian Broadcasting Commission)

In_the_Media: Washington_Post_(I), Washington Post (II), The Atlantic, Huffington PostLos Angeles Times, Washington MonthlyStratfor, Mother Jones, ThinkProgress, Inverse, The Dish, War is Boring, Zeit (Germany), Slate Magazine (France), El Diario (Spain), Treccani (Italy)Kar (Greece)Hjorthen (Norway)ORF (Austria),  International Security Network (Switzerland), La Ci Vert (Turkey)Voice of America (South Korea), ABC (Australia), NZ City (New Zealand), Who Rules TW (Taiwan), L'Esprit Libre (Canada)Nexo Jornal (Brazil)El Comercio (Peru), La Tercera (Chile)Bastion Digital (Argentina)Efecto Naim, UN Dispatch  

I am very grateful to these media outlets for helping me share my research with the public.


How do Nationalistic Antagonisms Affect Trade: Evidence from a Large Natural Experiment (with Laura Jakli and George Yin)

(Online Appendix)

In the Media: Boston Globe, IE Insights

Blindsided: The Unexpected Impact of Sports on World History (Book Project)

Weaponizing International Sports: Can Punishing Countries in the Sports Realm Change Their Behavior? (Book Project with Thandiwe Keet and Aleksandra Smajevic)

In the Media: Washington Post, The Bunker PodcastEl Universo (Ecuador)IE Insights


Leaders and Foreign Policy


Is There a War Party? Party Change, the Left-Right Divide, and International Conflict

(with Allan Dafoe and Robert Trager) 

(Online Appendix, Pre-Analysis Plan, Replication Files)

Journal of Conflict Resolution 63(4), 950-975 (2019).

Leader Age and International Conflict

(with Allan Dafoe and Robert Trager)

(Online Appendix)
Accepted at Journal of Peace Research


United Government and State Aggression: A New Empirical Approach

Other Projects


Regression Discontinuity in Practice: Straightforward Solutions to Common Problems


Overcoming Attrition in Experimental Research
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