Journal articles

Articles marked with an asterisk (*) have been peer-reviewed.

Peter Harris, “The Geopolitics of American Exceptionalism.” Asian Perspective, forthcoming.*

Meriel Hahn and Peter Harris, “The Hobbled Peacemaker: America’s Inability to Satisfy North Korea.The International Spectator: Italian Journal of International Affairs, forthcoming.*

Peter Harris and Jared Morgan McKinney, “Goliath No More: Why Taiwan Should Not Rely on American Threats of War.” Parameters 52, no. 1 (Spring 2022): 175-179.

Jared Morgan McKinney and Peter Harris, “The Broken Nest: How China Might Still Be Deterred from Invading Taiwan.” Parameters 51, no. 4 (Winter 2021): 23-36.*

Peter Harris, “The Case for Decolonizing the Chagos Islands: A Response to Bashfield.” Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 17, no. 2 (November 2021): 224–229.*

Peter Harris and Peter Trubowitz, “The Politics of Power Projection: The Pivot to Asia, Its Failure, and the Future of American Primacy.” The Chinese Journal of International Politics 14, no. 2 ( 2021): 187-217.*

Peter Harris, “Encountering the Military-Environmental Complex: Ten Years Since the Creation of the Chagos Marine Protected Area.” Critical Military Studies 7, no. 2 (2021): 255-258.

Peter Harris, “China and the United States: The Case for Smart Appeasement.” Australian Journal of International Affairs 75, no. 2 (2021): 129-136.

Peter Harris, “National Parks Worldwide.” In: Robert J. Duffy and Susan M. Opp, eds., Environmental Issues Today: Choices and Challenges, Volume 2 (Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 2021): 655-670.

Peter Harris, “A Footprint of Unfreedom: The Future of Naval Support Facility Diego Garcia.” Journal of Indo-Pacific Affairs 3, no. 2 (2020): 78-97.*

Peter Harris, “Entrenching Retrenchment: The Uphill Struggle to Shrink America’s World Role.” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs 13, no. 2 (2019): 159-171.*

Peter Trubowitz and Peter Harris, “The End of the American Century? Slow Erosion of the Domestic Sources of Usable Power.” International Affairs 95, no. 3 (2019): 619-639.*

Peter Harris, “Why Trump Won’t Retrench: The Militarist Redoubt in American Foreign Policy.” Political Science Quarterly 133, no. 4 (Winter 2018-2019): 611-640.*

Peter Harris. “How Does China Matter? A Research Agenda for International Relations.” Mountain West Journal of Politics and Policy 1, no. 1 (Fall 2018): 25-28.

Peter Harris, “China in British Politics: Western Unexceptionalism in the Shadow of China’s Rise.” The Chinese Journal of International Politics 10, no. 3 (Autumn 2017): 241-267.*
     • Selected as “Editor’s Choice” for issue 10, no. 3.

Peter Harris, “Teaching the Territories in US Foreign Policy: Race and Empire in the American Experience.” PS: Political Science & Politics 50, no. 2 (April 2017): 506-509.*

Peter Harris, “The Self-Destruction of Pax Americana.” Israel Journal of Foreign Affairs 10, no. 1 (June 2016): 47-57.*

Peter Harris, “Bracing for Brexit.” National Interest 143 (May-June 2016): 43-52.

Peter Harris, “America’s Other Guantánamo: British Foreign Policy and the U.S. Base on Diego Garcia.” The Political Quarterly 86, no. 4 (October-December 2015): 507-514.

Peter Harris, “Why Law and Politics Matter for Marine Conservation: The Case of the Chagos Marine Protected Area.” Environmental Policy and Law 45, no. 5 (September 2015): 204-207.

Peter Harris, “The Imminent U.S. Strategic Adjustment to China.” The Chinese Journal of International Politics 8, no. 3 (Autumn 2015): 219-250.*
     • Selected as “Editor’s Choice” for issue 8, no. 3.
     • Included in “Debating China-US Relations: A CJIP Reader” (2015).
     • Included in “Debating China-US Strategic Competition: A CJIP Reader” (2018).

Peter Harris, “Britannia Rules the Waves? The Law of the Sea, the British Indian Ocean Territory, and the Chagos Islanders’ Right to Return.” Anthropology Today 31, no. 3 (June 2015): 18-19.*

Peter Trubowitz and Peter Harris, “When States Appease: British Appeasement in the 1930s.Review of International Studies 41, no. 2 (April 2015): 289-311.*

Peter Harris, “Militarism in Environmental Disguise: The Greenwashing of an Overseas Military Base.” International Political Sociology 9, no. 1 (March 2015): 19-36.*
      • Included in the IPS Virtual Issue: “Climate, Nature, and Contestation” (2017).

Peter Harris, “Problems with Power-Transition Theory: Beyond the Vanishing Disparities Thesis.” Asian Security 10, no. 3 (December 2014): 241-259.*

Peter Harris, “Environmental Protection as International Security: Conserving the Pentagon’s Island Bases in the Asia-Pacific.” International Journal 69, no. 3 (September 2014): 377-393.
      • Winner of the 2014 Marvin Gelber Essay Prize.

Peter Harris, “Fortress, Safe Haven or Home? The Chagos MPA in Political Context.” Marine Policy 46 (May 2014): 19-21.*

Peter Harris, “The Transatlantic Divide in (Undergraduate) International Relations.” Journal of Transatlantic Studies 12, no. 2 (April 2014): 229-235.

Peter Harris, “A Political Trilemma? International Security, Environmental Protection and Human Rights in the British Indian Ocean Territory.” International Politics 51, no. 1 (January 2014): 87-100.*

Peter Harris, “Decolonising the Special Relationship: Diego Garcia, the Chagossians and Anglo-American Relations.” Review of International Studies 39, no. 3 (July 2013): 707-727.*

Peter Harris, “Dead End or Crossroads? The Chagossians Fail in Strasbourg.” Anthropology Today 29, no. 3 (June 2013): 26.*

Peter Harris, “Not Just a Military Base: Reframing Diego Garcia and the Chagos Islands.” African Affairs 110, no. 440 (July 2011): 491-499.*