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Duke University
United Nations, climate, energy, international organizations, trade, development, institutional design, bureaucracy, civil society, NGOs, public-private partnerships, foreign policy
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foreign policy, governance, globalization, intergovernmental organizations (IGOs), energy/environmental policy, international law, interactions between the public and private sectors, non-governmental organizations (NGOs)

Recent Publications

“Internal, Interactive, and Institutional Factors: A Unified Framework for Understanding International Non-Governmental Organizations” (with Andrew Heiss, Ph.D. student at Duke University).  Forthcoming.  International Studies Review.

“Envisioning the Invisible: Non-State Actors in International Affairs.” Forthcoming. International Studies Review.

“Exploring Generalizability, Dynamics, and Policy Implications in Organizational Progeny.”  2015.  International Politics Reviews 3 (2): 67-72.

“Information Revelation and Structural Superiority: The World Trade Organization’s Incorporation of Environmental Policy.” 2015. Review of International Organizations 10 (2): 207-229.

Organizational Progeny: Why Governments Are Losing Control over the Proliferating Structures of Global Governance. 2014. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.

* Winner, International Studies Association’s Chadwick F. Alger    Prize for best book on multilateralism

* Honorable Mention, Lepgold Book Prize for exceptional scholarship on critical policy challenges

“International Bureaucrats and the Formation of Intergovernmental Organizations: Institutional Design Discretion Sweetens the Pot” (with Johannes Urpelainen). 2014. International Organization 68 (1): 175-208.

“Institutional Design and Bureaucrats’ Impact on Political Control.” 2013. Journal of Politics 75 (1): 183-197.

“Looking beyond States: Openings for International Bureaucrats To Enter the Institutional Design Process.” 2013. Review of International Organizations 8 (4): 499-519.

“A Strategic Theory of Regime Integration and Separation” (with Johannes Urpelainen). 2012. International Organization 66 (4): 645-677.

“Guilt by Association: The Link between States’ Influence and the Legitimacy of Intergovernmental Organizations.” 2011. Review of International Organizations 6 (1): 57-84.

“War’s Contributions to Presidential Power” (with William Howell). 2009. In Oxford Handbook of the American Presidency. New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Media Coverage

Op-Ed Piece: “Independence of International Intergovernmental Organizations (IGOs).” Contribution to Duck of Minerva blog. 2016.

Op-Ed Piece: “An Abdication of Global Governance? Why We Must Take a Closer Look at International Bureaucrats.” 2013. Contribution to Global Policy blog.

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