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University of North Texas
foreign policy, foreign aid, development, women and politics, international children's rights, intercountry adoption, women in academia
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foreign policy analysis, development cooperation, women/gender & politics, the politics of international children’s rights (and especially intercountry adoption), and the sociology of the profession

Recent Publications

Blanton, Robert G., and Marijke Breuning. 2016. “What Makes International Studies Programs Successful? A Survey-Based Assessment.” International Studies Perspectives.  17(2).  Early view published online 2-3-2015. doi: 10.1111/insp.12100


Breuning, Marijke, Jeremy Backstrom, Jeremy Brannon, Ben Gross, and Michael Widmeier. 2015. “Reviewer Fatigue? Why Scholars Decline to Review their Peers’ Work.” PS: Political Science and Politics.  48(4):595-600.


Lu, Kelan, and Marijke Breuning. 2014. “Gender and Generosity: Does Women’s Representation Affect Development Cooperation?” Politics, Groups, and Identities. 2(3):313-330.


Breuning, Marijke. 2013. “Samaritans, Family Builders, and the Politics of Intercountry Adoption.” International Studies Perspectives.  14(4): 417-435.


Hancock, Kathleen, Matthew Baum, and Marijke Breuning. 2013. “Women and Pre-Tenure Scholarly Productivity in International Studies: An Investigation into the Leaky Career Pipeline.” International Studies Perspectives. 14(4): 507-527.


Breuning, Marijke. 2013. “Roles and Realities: When and Why Gatekeepers Fail to Change Foreign Policy.” Foreign Policy Analysis.  9(3): 307-325.


Breuning, Marijke. 2013. “What Explains Openness to Intercountry Adoption?” Social Science Quarterly.  94(1):113-130.

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