All of these are works in progress, at various stages. In most cases, I am working on updated versions, so please contact me to make sure you have the most recent edition if you want to cite one of these papers. Comments are welcome!
- "The Things They Carried: Generational Effects of the Vietnam War on Elite Opinion." This working paper is co-authored with With Jonathan DiCicco. It was presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the International Studies Association.
- "What Goes Up, Must Come Down? The Asymmetric Effects of International Threat and Economic Growth on Military Spending." This working paper, co-authored with Rosella Cappella Zielinski and Kaija Schilde, was presented at the 2015 annual meeting of the Peace Science Society and at other conferences.
- Economic Interests and Major Power Relations in American Foreign Policy, 1890–1914. This working paper, co-authored with Michael Flynn, is the third concerning U.S. foreign policy before World War I. It was presented at the 2014 APSA meeting.
- The Domestic Politics of World Power: Explaining Debates over the United States Battleship Fleet, 1890-91. This paper was my first foray into U.S. foreign policy before World War I. It was presented at the 2010 annual meeting of the International Studies Association. I hope to use some of the ideas it contains in a later paper in collaboration with Michael Flynn, who has worked with me on nearly all aspects of this project.
- What We Don't Know (or Refuse to Say) About Gender and Trade Policy Preferences. This working paper, co-authored with Katja Kleinberg, was presented at the 2012 annual meeting of the International Studies Association.
- From Rivalry to Special Relationship: How to Understand and Forecast Conflict and Cooperation with Legislative Speeches on Anglo-American Relations, 1803-1920. This paper describes a project that Michael Colaresi and I have underway to explore the micro-level processes shaping Anglo-American relations using data drawn from legislative speeches in the U.S. Congress and the British Parliament. It was presented at the 2014 annual meeting of the International Studies Association.