“Cautious Bully: Reputation, Resolve, and Beijing’s Use of Coercion in the South China Sea,” International Security, Vol. 44, No. 1 (Summer 2019), pp. 117-159.

Winner of the 2019 International Studies Association Patricia Weitsman Award for the best graduate student paper in security studies


“Explaining Chinese Military Coercion in Sino-Indian Border Disputes.” (Revise and Resubmit)


“Explaining China’s Large-Scale Land Reclamation in the South China Sea: Timing and Rationale.” (Revise and Resubmit) 

“Patriots of Diverse Characteristics: Deconstructing China’s Anti-Japan Protests.”

“Just Do it: Characteristics and Effectiveness of Chinese Economic Sanctions.”

“Third Party Intervention And Alliance Choices In Civil Wars – The Chinese Civil War As A Case.” 

Publications and Working Papers