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Signals, Deterrence, and QUAD,” Asia Policy, Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2022), pp. 43-48. 

Explaining Chinese Military Coercion in Sino-Indian Border Disputes,” Journal of Contemporary China, June 2022.

Explaining China’s Large-Scale Land Reclamation in the South China Sea: Timing and Rationale,” Journal of Strategic Studies, Feb 2022.

Bringing the Economy Back In: Economic Development and China’s Grand Strategy,Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs, January 2022.

Strategies, Signals, And Conflict Propensity: Rising States, Declining States, And Contemporary U.S.-China Relations,” Journal of East Asian Studies, Vol. 20, Issue 2 (August 2020), pp. 161-172.

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


“Just Do it: Characteristics and Effectiveness of Chinese Economic Sanctions.” (Revise and resubmit at Texas National Security Review)

“Alliances with Chinese Characteristics? The Conceptualization and Effects of China's Strategic Partnerships.” (Invited for a special issue at International Politics)

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

Selected Publications and Working Papers

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