Why America Will Remain the World's Sole Superpower (Cornell University Press 2018)

This book shows that the United States has unique advantages over other nations that, if used wisely, will allow it to remain the world's only superpower throughout this century.  The book has been reviewed in numerous media including the New York TimesForeign Affairs, and the National Interest.

Rogue Superpower:
Why This Could Be an Illiberal American Century (Foreign Affairs, November/December 2020).

This article was selected as one of the "Best of 2020" by Foreign Affairs and was written with the support of the America in the World Consortium, a collaboration involving Duke University, Johns Hopkins University, and the University of Texas. 

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America's Role in the Making of Japan's Economic Miracle
(Journal of East Asian Studies, January 2018)


The Myth of Entangling Alliances:  
Reassessing the Security Risks of U.S. Defense Pacts (International Security, Fall 2015)

This study was awarded honorable mention for the 2016 Outstanding Article in International History and Politics by the American Political Science Association and featured in the Washington Post and Vox. The data appendix is available here. 


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