Beverly and Richard Fink Professor in the Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (2015–2021)
Scholar of the College, College of Liberal Arts, University of Minnesota (2017–2020)
Awards for Narrative and the Making of US National Security (Cambridge UP, 2015): Robert L. Jervis and Paul W. Schroeder Best Book Award in International History and Politics, American Political Science Association; Giovanni Sartori Book Award, for the best book developing or applying qualitative methods, Qualitative and Multi-Method Research Section, American Political Science Association; Honorable Mention, Foreign Policy Section Best Book Award, American Political Science Association; Honorable Mention, Joseph S. Lepgold Book Prize, for an exceptional contribution to the study of international relations, Mortara Center for International Studies, Georgetown University.
Fulbright Senior Scholar, Israel (2012)
McKnight Land-Grant Professor, University of Minnesota (2006-2008)
Donald D. Harrington Faculty Fellowship, University of Texas at Austin (2006-2007)
Research supported by: United States Institute of Peace; Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation; Israel Institute; Charles Koch Foundation; Miller Center of Public Affairs, University of Virginia; Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University; John M. Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University; and others.
• Narrative and the Making of U.S. National Security. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.
• In War’s Wake: International Conflict and the Fate of Liberal Democracy. Edited with Elizabeth Kier. New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010.
• Fighting for Rights: Military Service and the Politics of Citizenship. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2006.
“How Dominant Narratives Rise and Fall: Military Conflict, Politics, and the Cold War Consensus.” International Organization 69:4 (fall 2015): forthcoming.
“Rhetoric, Legitimation, and Grand Strategy.” With Stacie E. Goddard. Security Studies 24:1 (January-March 2015): 5-36.
“Talking About Terror: Counterterrorist Campaigns and the Logic of Representation.” With Arjun Chowdhury. European Journal of International Relations 16:1 (March 2010): 125-150.
“Making and Mobilizing Moderates: Rhetorical Strategy, Political Networks, and Counterterrorism.” With Arjun Chowdhury. Security Studies 18:3 (fall 2009): 371-399.
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