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Edited Multi-Author Volumes

  • Special Issue of Journal of Political Science Education: Bringing Interactive Simulations into the Political Science Classroom, 9(2), co-edited with Drs. Victor Asal, Nina Kollars, and Amanda Rosen (2013).

Book Chapters

  • “War, Peace and Everything in Between: Simulations in International Relations,” co-authored with Victor Asal and Simon Usherwood, in  Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations, John Ishiyama, Will Miller, and Eszter Simon, eds, Edward Elgar Publishers, 2015.

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  • “Promoting Global Empathy and Engagement through Real-Time Problem-Based Simulations: Outcomes from a Policymaking Simulation in Post-Earthquake Haiti.” Co-authored with Tina Zappile and Daniel Beers, International Studies Perspectives 17 (2016).
  • “Lost in Non-Translation: Politics of Misrepresenting Arabs.” Co-authored with Dr. Sally Gomaa. Arab Studies Quarterly 36(1) (2014).
  • “Can’t Get No (Dis)Satisfaction: The Statecraft Simulation’s Effect on Student Decision Making.” Journal of Political Science Education (2014).
  • “Assessment in Simulations.” Co-authored with Dr. Simon Usherwood, University of Surrey, United Kingdom. Journal of Political Science Education 9(2) (2013).
  • “Missing the Trees for the Forest? Learning Environments Versus Learning Techniques in Simulations.” Journal of Political Science Education 8(1): 69-84 (2012).
  • “Do Role-Playing Simulations Generate Measurable and Meaningful Outcomes: A Simulation’s Effect on Exam Scores and Teaching Evaluations.” International Studies Perspectives 11: 51-60 (2010).
  • “No Responsibility and No Rice: The Rise and Fall of Agricultural Collectivization in Vietnam.” Agricultural History 82(1): 43-61 (2008).
  • “The Use of a Middle East Crisis Simulation in an International Relations Course.” Co-authored with Dr. Kerstin Sorensen, PS: Political Science & Politics 41(1): 179-182 (2008).
  • “Regional Geographic Influences on Two Khmer Polities.” Journal of Third World Studies 22(1): 135-150 (2005).
  • “The Effect of Agricultural Privatization on Communist Political Legitimacy in Vietnam.” Journal of Third World Studies 20(1): 157-178 (2003).
  • “The Insoluble Internal Conflicts of Agricultural Collectivization in Vietnam.” Crossroads:  An Interdisciplinary Journal of Southeast Asian Studies 15, 2: 41-70 (2001).
  • “Power of the Strong? Rural Resistance and Reform in China and Vietnam.” Co-authored with Drs. Kate Zhou and Mark Selden.  China Information 14(2): 1-30 (2000).
  • “Political Implications of Stagnant Agricultural Productivity in Cambodia.” Journal of Contemporary Asia 26(3): 366-379 (1996).

Scholarly Book Reviews

  • “Teaching Politics and International Relations,” Journal of Political Science Education 10(4) (2014).
  • “The Politics of Accountability in Southeast Asia: The Dominance of Moral Ideologies,” CHOICE Reviews 52 (4) (2014).
  • “Teaching Politics and International Relations,” Journal of Political Science Education 10 (4) (2014).
  • “Routledge Handbook of Southeast Asian Politics,” CHOICE Reviews (August 2012).
  • “Cambodia’s Neoliberal Order: Violence, Authoritarianism, and the Contestation of Public Space,” CHOICE Reviews 48 (10) (2011).
  • “Reconstructing Development Theory: International Inequality, Institutional Reform and Social Emancipation,” CHOICE Reviews 47 (11) (2010).
  • “Farming with Fire and Water: The Human Ecology of a Composite Swiddening Community in Vietnam’s Northern Highland,” Agricultural History 84(4) (2010).
  • “[Re]negotiating East and Southeast Asia: Region, Regionalism, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations,” ALA CHOICE Reviews 47 (3) (2009).
  • “Political Islam in Southeast Asia,” CHOICE Reviews 47 (1) (2009).
  • “Post-conflict heritage, postcolonial tourism:  culture, politics and development in Angkor,” CHOICE Reviews 45 (12) (2008).
  • “Mien Relations: Mountain People and State Control in Thailand,” Agricultural History 82(1) (2008).
  • “Laos: From Buffer State to Crossroads?” CHOICE Reviews 45 (4) (2007).
  • “Political Change and Consolidation: Democracy’s Rocky Road in Thailand, Indonesia, South Korea, and Malaysia,” ALA CHOICE Reviews 44(12) (2007).
  • “State Making in Asia,” ALA CHOICE Reviews 44(8) (2007).
  • “Weaving a New Tapestry:  Asia in the Post-Cold War World,” Journal of Third World Studies 18(2) (2001).
  • “From People’s War to People’s Rule:  Insurgency, Intervention, and the Lessons of Vietnam,” The Dialogue (2001).
  • “UN Peacekeeping:  Japanese and American Perspectives” and “The Politics of Multiculturalism in Asia and the Pacific.”  Journal of Contemporary Asia 27(4) (1997).
  • “Propaganda, Politics, and Violence in Cambodia: Democratic Transition Under United Nations Peacekeeping.”  Journal of Contemporary Asia 27(1) (1996).