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Mershon Center for International Security Studies

Mershon Center for International Security Studies

YearFaculty NameBook Title
2015 Jesse Driscoll Warlords and Coalition Politics in Post-Soviet States (Cambridge University Press)
2014 Keren Yarhi-Milo Knowing the Adversary: Leaders, Intelligence, and Assessment of Intentions in International Relations (Princeton University Press)
2013 Jacob Shapiro The Terrorist’s Dilemma: Managing Violent Covert Organizations (Princeton University Press)
2012 Boaz Atzili Good Fences, Bad Neighbors: Border Fixity and International Conflict (University of Chicago Press)
2011 Joshua Rovner Fixing the Facts: National Security and the Politics of Intelligence (Cornell University Press)
2010 Michael Horowitz The Diffusion of Military Power: Causes and Consequences for International Politics (Princeton University Press)
2009 Christine Jojarth Crime, War, and Global Trafficking: Designing International Cooperation (Cambridge University Press)
2009 Elizabeth Stanley Paths to Peace: Domestic Coalition Shifts, War Termination and the Korean War (Stanford University Press)
2008 Lorenz Lüthi The Sino-Soviet Split, 1956-1966: The Cold War in the Communist World (Princeton University Press, 2008),
2007 Erin Jenne Ethnic Bargaining: The Paradox of Minority Empowerment (Cornell University Press)
2006 Jacques Hymans The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation: Identity, Emotions, and Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press)
2005 Victoria Tin-Bor Hui War and State Formation in Ancient China and Early Modern Europe (Cambridge University Press)
2004 Benjamin Valentino Final Solutions: Mass Killing and Genocide in the Twentieth Century (Cornell University Press)
2003 Timothy W. Crawford Pivotal Deterrence: Third-Party Statecraft and the Pursuit of Peace (Cornell University Press)
2002 Matthew Connelly A Diplomatic Revolution: Algeria’s Fight for Independence and the Origins of the Post-Cold War Era (Oxford University Press)
2001 Kenneth A. Schultz Democracy and Coercive Diplomacy (Cambridge University Press)
2000 Robert D. English Russia and the Idea of the West: Gorbachev, Intellectuals, and the End of the Cold War (Columbia University Press)
1999 Cecelia Lynch Beyond Appeasement: Interpreting Interwar Peace Movements in World Politics (Cornell University Press)
1998 Lars Erik Cederman Emergent Actors in World Politics: How States and Nations Develop and Dissolve (Princeton University Press)
1998 Elizabeth Kier Imagining War: French and British Military Doctrine between the Wars (Princeton University Press)
1997 Jonathan Mercer Reputation and International Politics (Cornell University Press)
1996 Audie Klotz Norms in International Relations: The Struggle Against Apartheid (Cornell University Press)
1995 James Goldgeier Leadership Style and Soviet Foreign Policy: Stalin, Khrushchev, Brezhnev, Gorbachev (Johns Hopkins University Press)
1994 David Welch Justice and the Genesis of War (Cambridge University Press)
1993 Michael Brown Flying Blind: The Politics of the U.S. Strategic Bomber Program (Cornell University Press)
1992 Stephen Peter Rosen Winning the Next War: Innovation and the Modern Military (Cornell University Press)
1991 Lt. Col. Kenneth Allard Command, Control, and The Common Defense (Yale University Press)
1989 Aaron L. Friedberg The Weary Titan: Britain and the Experience of Relative Decline, 1895-1905 (Princeton University Press)
1988 Stephen M. Walt The Origins of Alliances (Cornell University Press)
1987 Andrew F. Krepinevich, Jr. The Army and Vietnam (John Hopkins University Press)
1986 Bruce G. Blair Strategic Command and Control: Redefining the Nuclear Threat (Brookings Institution Press)
1984 Barry R. Posen The Sources of Military Doctrine: France, Britain, and Germany Between the World Wars (Cornell University Press)
1983 John J. Mearsheimer Conventional Deterrence (Cornell University Press)
1982 Harry G. Summers On Strategy: A Critical Analysis of the Vietnam War (Presidio Press)