Journal articles

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

Why Trump Won’t Retrench: The Militarist Redoubt in American Foreign Policy. Political Science Quarterly, forthcoming.*

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

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

The Self-Destruction of Pax AmericanaIsrael Journal of Foreign Affairs 10, no. 1 (June 2016): 47-57.*

Bracing for BrexitNational Interest 143 (May-June 2016): 43-52.

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

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

The Imminent U.S. Strategic Adjustment to ChinaThe Chinese Journal of International Politics 8, no. 3 (Autumn 2005): 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).

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

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

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

Problems with Power-Transition Theory: Beyond the Vanishing Disparities ThesisAsian Security 10, no. 3 (December 2014): 241-259.*

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

Fortress, Safe Haven or Home? The Chagos MPA in Political ContextMarine Policy 46 (May 2014): 19-21.*

The Transatlantic Divide in (Undergraduate) International RelationsJournal of Transatlantic Studies 12, no. 2 (April 2014): 229-235.

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

Decolonising the Special Relationship: Diego Garcia, the Chagossians and Anglo-American RelationsReview of International Studies 39, no. 3 (July 2013): 707-727.*

Dead End or Crossroads? The Chagossians Fail in StrasbourgAnthropology Today 29, no. 3 (June 2013): 26.*

Not Just a Military Base: Reframing Diego Garcia and the Chagos IslandsAfrican Affairs 110, no. 440 (July 2011): 491-499.*