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European politics and integration, voting issues, the post-Cold War era, market regulations and the single market, financial institutions, transatlantic relations, transatlantic security, the role of NATO, and ethnic conflict are some of the areas of scholarship in this region. From an analysis of German industrial relations, to nonproliferation strategies, our scholars' research contributes to contemporary policy issues relevant to European, Russian, and Central Asian affairs.
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European politics and European integration
Comparative political economy
Social policy, qualitative methods
Transitional justice and postconflict resolution
The intersection of culture, religion and politics
Lost in Translation? Civil Society, Faith-Based Organizations and the Negotiation of International Norms," (with Leslie Vinjamuri) International Journal of Transitional Justice 5 (2011).
“Religious Actors in Transitional Justice,” (with Leslie Vinjamuri), in The New Religious Pluralism, ed. Tom Banchoff, Oxford University Press, 2008.
Review of Social Enterprise: At the Crossroads of Market, Public Policy, and Civil Society, ed. by Marthe Nyssens, London: Routledge, 2006, in Democracy & Society 4, no. 2 (Spring 2007).
“The Promethean Dilemma: Third-Party Nation-building in occupied territories.” With Harris Mylonas, Ethnopolitics, March 2012.
Resisting occupation: Mass schooling and the creation of durable national loyalties. Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Economic Liberalism and Its Rivals: The Formation of International Institutions Among the Post-Soviet States, Cambridge University Press, 2009. Winner of the 2010 Ed A. Hewett Book Prize
Comparative political economy
Constitutionalism, and defense and security issues
Single Markets: Economic Integration in Europe and the United States, Oxford University Press, forthcoming March 2015.
Research Agendas in EU Studies: Stalking the Elephant. (Ed. with Neill Nugent and William E. Paterson.) London, Palgrave Studies in European Union Politics, 2010.
Creating a Transatlantic Marketplace: Government Policies and Business Strategies, Manchester University Press, 2005.
Contemporary international relations
American foreign policy
America Between the Wars: From 11/9 to 9/11 (co-authored with Derek Chollet), PublicAffairs, 2008.
Power and Purpose: U.S. Policy toward Russia after the Cold War (co-authored with Michael McFaul), Brookings Institution Press, 2003.
Not Whether But When: The U.S. Decision to Enlarge NATO, Brookings Institution Press, 1999.
International affairs education
U.S. foreign policy
Civil-military relations in Latin America
Role of the military in the war on drugs
U.S.-Latin American relations; U.S.-Mexican relations; Inter-American relations
Lessons from the Venezuelan Experience. Co-edited with Johanna Mendelson Foreman, Moises Naim, Joseph Tulchin, and Gary Bland. Baltimore, MD: The Johns Hopkins University Press, 1995.
Political Parties and Democracy in Central America. Co-edited with William Leogrande and Johanna Mendelson Forman. Boulder, CO: Westview, 1992.
The Military and Democracy: The Future of Civil-Military Relations in Latin America. Co-edited with Johanna S. R. Mendelson and Juan Rial. Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1990, published in Spanish as Los Militares y la Democracia. Montevideo: PIETHO, 1991.
Global environmental politics
International political economy
International financial institutions
International Organizations in World Politics, CQ Press, forthcoming.
"The Politics of IO Performance,"special issue of Review of International Organizations 5:3. Co-edited with Alexander Thompson.
"When Doing Good Does Not: The IMF and the Millennium Development Goals," in Who Governs the Globe? edited by Deborah D. Avant, Martha Finnemore, and Susan K. Sell (Cambridge 2010).
Politics and institutions of international economic relations
International and comparative political economy
Global Economics in Extraordinary Times: Essays in Honor of John Williamson. Co-Edited by C. Fred Bergsten. Peterson Institute Press, November 2012.
"Choice and Coercion in East Asian Exchange Rate Regimes," Peterson Institute for International Economics, September 2012.
"California's Lesson for the Euro." The Prospect, June 20, 2012.
U.S. foreign policy
Gender and conflict
Central and Eastern Europe
Human Rights Matters: Local Politics and National Human Rights Institutions (Stanford University Press, 2009).
The United Nations and Human Rights: A Guide for a New Era (Routledge, 2005, second edition 2009).
Bait and Switch: Human Rights and U.S. Foreign Policy (New York: Routledge, 2004, second edition 2007). Awarded “Best human rights book of the year” prize by the American Political Science Association, Human Rights Section.
Comparative social movements, riots, political violence
Policing of ethnic, racial, and religious minorities in the US, Europe and Latin America
Protest movements, urban politics
Criminal justice and policing of ethnic, racial, and religious minorities in Latin America, Europe and the U.S.
Police Power and Race Riots: Urban Unrest in Paris and New York (Philadelphia: Penn Press, 2014).
"Violence and State Repression," in Swiss Political Science Review: Debating the Arab Spring 17 (4) Winter 2011.
"Police Power and Race Riots in Paris," in Politics and Society 35(4) Winter 2007.
Comparative labor markets
Comparative industrial relations
German politics and political parties
Holding the Shop Together: German Industrial Relations in the Postwar Era. Ithaca, N.Y.: Cornell University Press, 2013.
"The Unsinkable Dollar-Euro Exchange Rate," AICGS Advisor, 9 October 2012.
“Why do German and US Reactions to the Financial Crisis differ?” German Politics and Society 29, no. 4 (Winter 2011).