Books by Our Scholars

Rethinking Cyber Warfare: The International Relations of Digital Disruption

David Edelman​
Oxford University Press, 2024

Routes to Reform: Education Politics in Latin America

Ben Ross Schneider
Oxford University Press, 2024

Death, Dominance, and State-Building: The US in Iraq and the Future of American Military Intervention

Roger Petersen​
Oxford University Press, 2024


Death Dust: The Rise, Decline, and Future of Radiological Weapons Programs

Sarah Bidgood​
Stanford University Press, 2023

Europe’s Evolving Role in US Grand Strategy Indispensable or Insufferable?​

Linde Desmaele
Routledge, 2023

China's Gambit: The Calculus of Coercion

Ketian Zhang​
Cambridge University Press, 2023

At the Pivot of East and West: Ethnographic, Literary, and Filmic Arts​

Michael MJ Fischer
Duke University Press, 2023

The Scarce State:
Inequality and Political Power in the Hinterland

Noah L. Nathan
Cambridge University Press, 2023

The Rise and Fall of the East: How Exams, Autocracy, Stability, and Technology Brought China Success, and Why They Might Lead to Its Decline

Yasheng Huang
Yale University Press, 2023

Grand Delusion:
The Rise and Fall of American Ambition in the Middle East

Steven Simon
Penguin Random House, 2023

Until We Have Won Our Liberty: South Africa after Apartheid

Evan Lieberman
Princeton University Press, 2022

Republics of Myth:
National Narratives and the US-Iran Conflict

Hussein Banai, Malcolm Byrne, and John Tirman
Johns Hopkins University Press, 2022

Seeking The Bomb:
Strategies of Nuclear Proliferation

Vipin Narang
Princeton University Press, 2022


The American Political Economy:
Politics, Markets, and Power

Kathleen Thelen, Jacob S Hacker, Alexander Hertel-Fernandez, Paul Pierson
Cambridge University Press, 2021

Beyond 9/11:
Homeland Security for the Twenty-First Century

Chappell Lawson, Alan Bersin and Juliette N Kayyem
MIT Press, 2020

Banks on the Brink:
Global Capital, Securities Markets, and the Political Roots of Financial Crises

Mark Copelovitch and David A Singer
Cambridge University Press, 2020


Special Duty:
A History of the Japanese Intelligence Community

Richard J Samuels
Cornell University Press, 2019

Active Defense:
China's Military Strategy since 1949

M Taylor Fravel
Princeton University Press, 2019

International Relations in the Cyber Age:
The Co-Evolution Dilemma

Nazli Choucri and David D Clark
MIT Press, 2019

Japan's Pivot in Asia

Richard J Samuels and Corey Wallace
Oxford University Press, 2018

China Steps Out

Eric Heginbotham and Joshua Eisenman (Eds.)
Routledge, 2018


Hidden Atrocities

Jeanne Guillemin
Columbia University Press, 2017

China's Evolving Nuclear Deterrent:
Major Drivers and Issues for the United States

Eric Heginbotham, Michael Chase, Jacob Heim, Bonny Lin, Mark R Cozad, Lyle J Morris, Christopher P Twomey, Forrest E Morgan, Michael Nixon, Cristina L Garafola, Samuel K Berkowitz
RAND Corporation, 2017

Deadly Clerics
Blocked Ambition and the Paths to Jihad

Richard A Nielsen
Cambridge University Press, 2017


Roots of Russia’s War in Ukraine

Elizabeth A Wood, William E Pomeranz, E Wayne Merry, Maxim Trudolyubov
Woodrow Wilson Center Press with Columbia University Press, 2015

Strategies for Social Inquiry
Advances in Comparative-Historical Analysis

James Mahoney and Kathleen Thelen (Eds.)
Cambridge University Press, 2015

Designing Industrial Policy in Latin America:
Business-State Relations and the New Developmentalism

Ben Ross Schneider
Palgrave, 2015

Dream Chasers:
Immigration and the American Backlash

John Tirman
MIT Press, 2015

A New Foundation for U.S. Grand Strategy

Barry R Posen
Cornell University Press, 2014

Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era:
Regional Powers and International Conflict

Vipin Narang
Princeton University Press, 2014

Varieties of Liberalization and the New Politics of Social Solidarity

Kathleen Thelen
Cambridge University Press, 2014


“Pakistan’s Counterinsurgency Strategy”
Talibanistan: Negotiating the Borders Between Terror, Politics, and Religion

Peter Bergen and Katherine Tiedemann (Eds.)
Sameer Lalwani
Oxford University Press, 2013

3.11: Disaster and Change in Japan

Richard J Samuels
Cornell University Press, 2013

The Promise and Limits of Private Power:
Promoting Labor Standards in a Global Economy

Richard M Locke
Cambridge University Press, 2013

Making in America: From Innovation to Market

Suzanne Berger
MIT Press, 2013

Hierarchical Capitalism in Latin America:
Business, Labor, and the Challenges of Equitable Development

Ben Ross Schneider
Cambridge University Press, 2013

“The Future of Pakistan’s Nuclear Weapons Program”
Strategic Asia 2013-2014:
Asia in the Second Nuclear Age

Ashley J Tellis, Abraham M Denmark, Travis Tanner (Eds.) and Christopher Clary
National Bureau of Asian Research, 2013

Alliance Formation in Civil Wars

Fotini Christia
Cambridge University Press, 2012

Cyberpolitics in International Relations

Nazli Choucri
MIT Press, 2012

Planning Ideas That Matter:
Livability, Territoriality, Governance, and Reflective Practice

Bishwapriya Sanyal, Lawrence J Vale and Christina D Rosan (Eds.)
MIT Press, 2012

Becoming Enemies:
U.S.- Iran Relations and the Iran-Iraq War, 1979-1988

James G Blight, Janet M Lang, Hussein Banai, Malcolm Byrne, and John Tirman
Rowman & Littlefield, 2012


American Anthrax:
Fear, Crime, and the Investigation of the Nation’s Deadliest Bioterror Attack

Jeanne Guillemin
Times Books and Henry Holt and Company, 2011

Western Intervention in the Balkans:
The Strategic Use of Emotion in Conflict

Roger D Petersen
Cambridge University Press, 2011

The Deaths of Others:
The Fate of Civilians in America’s Wars

John Tirman
Oxford University Press, 2011

Explaining Institutional Change:
Ambiguity, Agency, and Power

James Mahoney and Kathleen Thelen (Eds.)
Cambridge University Press, 2010

Buying National Security:
How America Plans and Pays for Its Global Role and Safety at Home

Cindy Williams with Gordon Adams
Routledge, 2010


Women, Migration, and Conflict:
Breaking a Deadly Cycle

Susan Forbes Martin and John Tirman (Eds.)
Springer Netherlands, 2009

Strong Borders, Secure Nation:
Cooperation and Conflict in China’s Territorial Disputes

M Taylor Fravel
Princeton University Press, 2008

Learning to Be Capitalists:
Entrepreneurs in Vietnam’s Transition Economy

Annette Miae Kim
Oxford University Press, 2008

The Politics of Official Apologies

Melissa Nobles
Cambridge University Press, 2008

US Defense Politics: The Origins of Security Policy

Harvey M Sapolsky, Eugene Gholz and Caitlin Talmadge
Routledge, 2008

US Military Innovation since the Cold War

Harvey M Sapolsky, Benjamin H Friedman and Brendan Rittenhouse Green (Eds.)
Routledge, 2009


Escape from Empire:
The Developing World’s Journey through Heaven and Hell

Alice H Amsden
MIT Press, 2007

Mapping Sustainability:
Knowledge e-Networking and the Value Chain

Nazli Choucri, Dinsha Mistree, Farnaz Haghseta, Toufic Mezher, Wallace R Baker, Carlos I Ortiz (Eds.)
Springer, 2007

Accountability without Democracy:
Solidary Groups and Public Goods Provision in Rural China

Lily L Tsai
Cambridge University Press, 2007

The New Global History

Bruce Mazlish
Routledge, 2006

The Technology-Energy-Environment-Health (TEEH) Chain In China:
A Case Study of Cokemaking
In the “Alliance for Global Sustainability Bookseries”

Karen R Polenske
Springer, 2006

Securing Japan:
Tokyo's Grand Strategy and the Future of East Asia

Richard J Samuels
Cornell University Press, 2007

Regulating Capital:
Setting Standards for the International Financial System

David A Singer
Cornell University Press, 2007

Terror, Insurgency, and the State:
Ending Protracted Conflicts

Marianne Heiberg, Brendan O’Leary and John Tirman (Eds.)
Penn Press, 2007

Multilateralism Under Challenge?
Power, International Order, and Structural Change

Edward Newman, Ramesh Thaker and John Tirman (Eds.)
UNU Press, 2006

Service to Country:
Personnel Policy and the Transformation of Western Militaries

Curtis Gilroy and Cindy Williams
MIT Press, 2007


How We Compete:
What Companies Around the World Are Doing to Make It in Today’s Global Economy

Suzanne Berger
Doubleday, Fall 2005

Biological Weapons:
From the Invention of State-sponsored Programs to Contemporary Bioterrorism

Jeanne Guillemin
Columbia University Press, 2005

The Encyclopedia of United States National Security

Richard Samuels (Ed.)
Sage Publications, 2005

The Maze of Fear:
Security and Migration After 9/11

John Tirman
New Press, 2004

Locating China:
Space, place, and popular culture
In the series of “China in Transition”

Jing Wang
[Edited by David S. G. Goodman]
Routledge, 2005

Performing Justice:
Agitation Trials in Early Soviet Russia

Elizabeth A Wood
Cornell University Press, 2005