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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

Rally Around the Team? How International Sports Shape Civil Conflict (with Dylan Forrester)

Beyond the Stadium: How Sports Change the World (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: A Regression Discontinuity Analysis

(with Allan Dafoe and Robert Trager)

(Online Appendix)
Forthcoming at Journal of Peace Research


United Government and State Aggression: A New Empirical Approach

Other Projects


Seeing like a District: Understanding What Close-Election Designs for Leader Characteristics Can and Cannot Tell Us (with Chad Hazlett)

(Online Appendix)

Analyzing the Impact of Events Through Surveys: Formalizing Biases and Introducing the Dual Randomized Survey Design (with Laura Jakli and Henry Pascoe)

(Online Appendix)

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