Featured Publications

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Professor David Wood, Dr. Joesph Huddleston

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Publications

January, 2021

Functional Markets in Yemen’s War Economy

Available Jan 31. (Journal on Illicit Economies and Development, January 2021)

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Dr. Joseph Huddleston, 

David Wood

Fall 2020

Clash of Memories and Clash of Dreams: The Legacy of the Pacific War and the Future of the East Asian Peace

(The Wilson Center, Fall 2020) Read more.

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Dr. Zheng Wang

April, 2020

Conflict Sensitivity of Aid in Southern Yemen and Aden

Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform

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Professor of Practice

David Wood

October, 2017

Memory Politics, Identity and Conflict: Historical Memory as a Variable

This book focuses on the methodology of research on historical memory and contributes to theoretical discussions concerning the use of historical memory as a variable to explain political action and social movement. The chapters of the book conceptualize the relationship between historical memory and national identity formation, perceptions, and policy-making. (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) Read more.

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Dr. Zheng Wang

April, 2014

Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations 

How could the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) not only survive but even thrive, regaining the support of many Chinese citizens after the Tiananmen Square crackdown of 1989? Why has popular sentiment turned toward anti-Western nationalism despite the anti-dictatorship democratic movements of the 1980s? And why has China been more assertive toward the United States and Japan in foreign policy but relatively conciliatory toward smaller countries in conflict? (Columbia University Press, 2014) Read more. 

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Dr. Zheng Wang

November, 2020

Continuous recognition: A latent variable approach to measuring international sovereignty of self-determination movements

 (Journal of Peace Research 57, no. 6 (November 2020): 789-800.) Read more.

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Dr. Joseph Huddleston

August, 2020

Dangers and Opportunities in the Coronavirus Crisis: US-China and China-Japan Relations

Zheng Wang examines how the pandemic shapes relations between countries when governments deploy it as a symbolic tool of statecraft. (Social Science Research Council’s special series on “Covid-19 and the Social Sciences,” August 20, 2020) Read more.

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Dr. Zheng Wang

April, 2019

The Stabilization Facility for Libya - An Independent Strategic and Operational Review

This report summarises the findings and recommendations from an independent review of the Stabilisation Facility for Libya, conducted in the period March-May 2018. (United Nations Development Programme, 2019) Read more. 

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David Wood

January, 2016

Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

As the world shifts away from the unquestioned American hegemony that followed in the wake of the Cold War, the United States is likely to face new kinds of threats and sharper resource constraints than it has in the past. However, the country’s alliances, military institutions, and national security strategy have changed little since the Cold War. (Oxford University Press, 2016). Read more. 

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Dr. Sara Bjerg Moller

September, 2013

Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania between Domestic Oligarchs and Russian Pressure (Studies in Comparative Political Economy and Public Policy)

Energy has been an important element in Moscow’s quest to exert power and influence in its surrounding areas both before and after the collapse of the USSR... (University of Toronto Press, 2013) Read more. 

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Dr. Margarita M. Balmaceda

Fall 2020

The Past's Transformative Power 

 (Wilson Quarterly, Fall 2020) Read more.

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Dr. Zheng Wang

May, 2020

STC declaration of “self-administration” and ramifications for humanitarian actors

(Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform & Yemen Analysis Team)

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Professor of Practice

David Wood

January, 2019

Peace and Conflict Assessment of Libya

This report is designed to help international actors plan their assistance by: (1)
providing deeper insight as to the nature of conflict dynamics in the country; (2) asking a set of challenging questions which aid actors should collectively answer... Read more.

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David Wood

January, 2015

Contested Memories and Reconciliation Challenges

The eyes and ears of much of Asia will be on Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe when he delivers a speech in August 2015 to commemorate 70 years since the end of World War II. It will undoubtedly be the most scrutinized of Abe’s public addresses to date, a fact that has not escaped the Prime Minister’s Office as experts have been assembled months in advance to advise him on the broader strategy and the appropriate wording for the occasion. (Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2015) Read more.

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Dr. Zheng Wang