Substantively, my research focuses on broad issues of international security, international relations (IR) theory, and U.S. foreign policy. Methodologically, I am committed to robust qualitative and, especially, archival research and linking such empirical results with IR theory. Details on specific research themes and projects - as well as copies of publications - can be found with the drop-down menu at top. Overall, though, my work is informed by three overarching questions:
Along the way, I look to rigorously engage policy debates by leveraging theory and history. So, a final question underlines all of the above: "what does this all mean for the real-world?"