|JACQUES E. C. HYMANS
Associate Professor, School of International Relations
University of Southern California
3518 Trousdale Pkwy, VKC 330, Los Angeles, CA 90089 USA
(CV updated December 2016)
University of Southern California
Associate Professor (with tenure), School of International Relations, May 2011-present
Assistant Professor, School of International Relations, July 2008-May 2011
Assistant Professor, Department of Government, July 2003-June 2008
Mershon Center, The Ohio State University
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2002-3
Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University
Post-Doctoral Fellow, 2001-2
Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University
Pre-Doctoral Fellow, 2000-1
Ph.D. in Political Science, November 2001
A.M. in Political Science, November 1996
Ecole Normale Supérieure – Paris, France
Pensionnaire étranger certificate, June 1997
A.B. in Social Studies (summa cum laude), June 1994
Elected to Phi Beta Kappa, Alpha Iota Chapter of Harvard College, December 1993
HONORS AND GRANTS FROM NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL SOURCES
2015: National Endowment for Humanities Fellowship for Advanced Social Science Research on Japan, for full year of research on Japan’s international relations, June 2015-May 2016. Awarded $50,400
2015: Strathmartine Trust grant for research on the history of Japan’s relations with Scotland. Awarded £1000
2014: Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order for Achieving Nuclear Ambitions, from the University of Louisville, 2014. Awarded $100,000
2013: Louis Brownlow Award for best book on public administration published during the previous two years, from the National Academy of Public Administration, 2013.
2013: Don K. Price Award for best book on science, technology, and environmental politics published during the previous three years, from the American Political Science Association’s Science, Technology, and Environmental Politics Section, 2013.
2011: Mellon Foundation New Directions Fellowship for interdisciplinary research in Japan studies and nuclear engineering, 2011-2014. Awarded $212,000
2011: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions book manuscript selected as the focus for the 2011 Lone Star National Security Forum, April 2011. Awarded $1,000
2011: Japan Foundation Center for Global Partnership grant to organize panel discussion at 2011 Association for Asian Studies conference, Honolulu, HI. Awarded $4,466
2008: SSRC-Abe Fellowship for full year of research on nuclear non-proliferation, July 2008-August 2009. Awarded $76,269
2007: Edgar S. Furniss Book Award for the best first book in International Security Studies published during the previous year, from the Mershon Center at the Ohio State University, 2007.
2007: Alexander L. George Book Award for best book published in the field of Political Psychology during the previous year, from the International Society of Political Psychology, 2007.
2006: Luce Foundation Fellow on Peace, Governance, and Development in East Asia, from the East Asia Institute (Seoul, South Korea), 2006-2007. Awarded approx. $10,000
2005: Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst (DAAD) grant for research and language study in Germany, summer 2005. Awarded approx. $5,000
2002: Named a “New Face in Security Studies,” Triangle Institute for Security Studies housed at Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, September 2002. One of ten individuals nationwide selected for this honor
1998: Research Fellowship, Institute for the Study of World Politics, 1998-9. Awarded approx. $5,000
1995: National Science Foundation Graduate Fellowship, 1995-8. Awarded approx. $45,000
(all are single-authored)
Achieving Nuclear Ambitions: Scientists, Politicians, and Proliferation (Cambridge University Press, 2012)
- Winner of Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order, Louis Brownlow Award for Best Book on Public Administration, and Don K. Price Award for Best Book on Science, Technology and Environmental Politics
- Selected by the Council on Foreign Relations Global Governance Monitor in August 2016 as one of the twelve “Essential Nonproliferation and Arms Control Books” published since the 1960s
- Reviewed in CHOICE Reviews, Christian Scholar’s Review, H-Diplo/ISSF Forum, International Studies Review, The National Interest online, The Nonproliferation Review, Perspectives on Politics, Security Index (Russia), Survival
The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation: Identity, Emotions, and Foreign Policy (Cambridge University Press, 2006)
- Winner of Alexander L. George Award for Best Book in Political Psychology and
Edgar S. Furniss Award for Best First Book in International Security Studies.
-Chapter 2 reprinted in Walter Carlsnaes and Stefano Guzzini, eds., Foreign Policy Analysis (Los Angeles and New Delhi: SAGE Publications, 2011).
-Book used as a prize at the Secondary Schools’ Model UN Conference, Montreal, Canada, November 2012.
- Reviewed in CHOICE Reviews, Contemporary Security Policy, The Disarmament Review (Japan), Euro-Power, Foreign Affairs, Harvard Human Rights Journal, International Affairs, International Security, International Studies Review, Journal of Politics, Journal of Strategic Studies, National Identities, The Nonproliferation Review, Political Psychology, Political Studies Review, Psyccritiques, Revue Française de Science Politique, Swiss Political Science Review, Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations
JOURNAL ARTICLES, BOOK CHAPTERS, AND PUBLISHED WORKING PAPERS
(all are single-authored unless otherwise noted)
“The Diffusion of International Norms of Banknote Iconography: A Case Study of the New Taiwan Dollar,” Political Geography Vol. 57 (March 2017), pp. 49-59.
“After Fukushima: Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy,” in Anne Allison and Frank Baldwin, eds., Japan: The Precarious Future (New York: NYU Press, 2015), pp. 110-138.
[Draft version posted at H-Energy on August 29, 2014: https://networks.h-net.org/veto-players-and-japanese-nuclear-policy-after-fukushima-jec-hymans ]
“The Dynamics of Nuclear Politics: Lessons from Latin America,” in Ana Covarrubias and Jorge I. Domínguez, eds., The Routledge Handbook on Latin America in the World (New York: Routledge, 2014), pp. 362-375.
“Befriend the Scientists: How to Bring Iran’s Nuclear Program Into the Fold,” in Gideon Rose, ed., Iran and the Bomb 2: A New Hope (New York: Council on Foreign Relations, 2014), pp. 86-91.
[Originally published on Foreign Affairs’ website in 2013]
“Why Recognize? Explaining Victorian Britain’s Decision to Recognize the Sovereignty of Imperial Japan,” Korean Journal of International Studies Vol. 12, No. S1 (May 2014), pp. 49-78.
“No Cause for Panic: Key Lessons from the Political Science Literature on Nuclear Proliferation,” International Journal Vol. 69, No. 1 (March 2014), pp. 85-93.
“The Threat of Nuclear Proliferation: Perception and Reality,” Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 27, No. 3 (September 2013), pp. 281-298.
“Iran and the Nuclear Threshold: Where is the Line?” co-authored with Matthew S. Gratias, The Nonproliferation Review Vol. 20, No. 1 (March 2013), pp. 13-38.
“Botching the Bomb: Why Many Nuclear Weapons Programs Fail—And Why Iran’s Might, Too,” Foreign Affairs Vol. 91, No. 3 (May/June 2012), pp. 44-53.
[Reprinted in Gideon Rose and Jonathan Tepperman, eds., Iran and the Bomb: Solving the Persian Puzzle (New York: Foreign Affairs/Council on Foreign Relations, 2012), pp. 86-97. Also reprinted in Maria Rost Rublee and Ramesh Thakur, eds., Nuclear Politics (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2014)]
“Veto Players, Nuclear Energy, and Nonproliferation: Domestic Institutional Barriers to a Japanese Bomb,” International Security Vol. 36, No. 2 (Fall 2011), pp. 154-189.
“Proliferation Implications of Civil Nuclear Cooperation: Theory and a Case Study of the Yugoslav Experience,” Security Studies Vol. 20, No. 1 (March 2011), pp. 73-104.
“Nuclear Proliferation and Nonproliferation,” in George T. Kurian, ed., Encyclopedia of Political Science (Washington, DC: CQ Press, 2011)
“The Arrival of Psychological Constructivism,” International Theory Vol. 2, No. 3 (Fall 2010), pp. 461-467.
“When Does a State become a ‘Nuclear Weapon State’? An Exercise in Measurement Validation,” The Nonproliferation Review Vol. 17, No. 1 (March 2010), pp. 161-180.
[Alternate version published in William Potter and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, eds., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century, v.1: The Role of Theory (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010)]
“The Study of Nuclear Proliferation and Non-Proliferation: Toward a New Consensus?” in William C. Potter and Gaukhar Mukhatzhanova, eds., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century, v. 1: The Role of Theory (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2010), pp. 13-37
[Alternate version published as “Nuclear Proliferation and Non-Proliferation,” in Robert A. Denemark, ed., The International Studies Encyclopedia (London: Blackwell, 2010), pp. 5447-5466 and online at www.isacompendium.com]
“East is East, and West is West? Currency Iconography as Nation-Branding in the Wider Europe,” Political Geography Vol. 29, No. 2 (February 2010), pp. 97-108.
“Britain and Hiroshima,” Journal of Strategic Studies Vol. 32, No. 5 (October 2009), pp. 769-797.
“India’s Soft Power and Vulnerability,” India Review Vol. 8, No. 3 (August 2009), pp. 234-265.
“Two Visions of Nuclear Weapons in Asia,” Asia Policy No. 7 (January 2009), pp. 135-138.
“Assessing North Korean Nuclear Intentions and Capacities: A New Approach,” Journal of East Asian Studies Vol. 8, No. 2 (May-August 2008), pp. 259-292.
“North Korea’s Nuclear Neurosis,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Vol. 63, No. 3 (May/June 2007), pp. 44-49, 74.
[Reprinted in Glenn Hastedt, ed., Annual Editions: American Foreign Policy 09/10 (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2009)]
“Theories of Nuclear Proliferation: The State of the Field,” The Nonproliferation Review Vol. 13, No. 3 (November 2006), pp. 455-465.
“A Sheep in Wolf’s Clothing: France’s Struggle with Preventive Force,” in William W. Keller and Gordon M. Mitchell, eds., Hitting First: Preventive Force in US Security Strategy (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 2006), pp. 199-216
“Money for Mars? The Euro Banknotes and European Identity,” in Robert M. Fishman and Anthony M. Messina, eds., The Year of the Euro: The Cultural, Social, and Political Import of Europe’s Common Currency (South Bend, IN: University of Notre Dame Press, 2006), pp. 15-36
“International Patterns in National Identity Content: The Case of Japanese Banknote Iconography,” Journal of East Asian Studies Vol. 5, No. 2 (May-August 2005), pp. 315-346.
“What Counts as History and How Much Does History Count? The Case of French Secondary Education,” in Hanna Schissler and Yasemin Soysal, eds., The Nation, Europe, The World: Textbooks and Curricula in Transition (New York: Berghahn Books, 2005), pp. 61-81
“The Changing Color of Money: European Currency Iconography and Collective Identity,” European Journal of International Relations Vol. 10, No. 1 (March 2004), pp. 5-31.
“The Roots of the Washington Threat Consensus,” in Betty Glad and Chris J. Dolan, eds., Striking First: The Preventive War Doctrine and the Reshaping of U.S. Foreign Policy (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004), pp. 33-45
“Raízes do Eurocepticismo Americano: As Consequências Perceptivas da Identidade Nacional,” Estratégia: Revista de Estudos Internacionais (Lisbon, Portugal) No. 17 (2nd Semester, 2002), pp. 65-81.
“Why Do States Decide to Build Nuclear Weapons? Comparing the Cases of India and France,” in Damodar Sardesai and Raju G. C. Thomas, eds., Nuclear India in the 21st Century (New York: Palgrave, 2002), pp. 139-160
“Of Gauchos and Gringos: Why Argentina Never Wanted the Bomb, and Why the United States Thought It Did,” Security Studies Vol. 10, No. 3 (Spring 2001), pp. 153-185.
[Reprinted in Maria Rost Rublee and Ramesh Thakur, eds., Nuclear Politics (Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publications, 2014)]
“To Go or Not to Go: South and North Korea’s Nuclear Decisions in Comparative Context,” co-authored with Seung-Young Kim and Henning Riecke, Journal of East Asian Studies Vol. 1, No. 1 (February 2001), pp. 91-154.
[Also published in Korean in Gyegan Sasang Vol. 12, No. 2 (Summer 2000), pp. 194-258]
“Isotopes and Identity: Australia and the Nuclear Weapons Option, 1945-1999,” The Nonproliferation Review Vol. 7, No. 1 (Spring 2000), pp. 1-23.
[Article selected for the Nonproliferation Review 20th Anniversary Collection in 2013]
“Les perspectives de la prolifération nucléaire et le cas de l’Inde,” in Cahiers du Centre d’Etudes d’Histoire de la Défense (Paris, France), No. 12 (Winter 2000), pp. 71-86.
“Do Too Many Chefs Really Spoil the Broth? The European Commission, Bureaucratic Politics and European Integration,” Center for European Studies Working Paper Series No. 9.2, Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, Summer 1999
“Anything but Normal: The Unemployed Occupy the Ecole Normale Supérieure,” co-authored with Sylvain Perdigon, French Politics and Society Vol. 16, No. 3 (Summer 1998).
[Reprinted in the Bulletin de la Société des Amis de l’Ecole Normale Supérieure No. 213 (July 1999)]
Review of Sonia Ben Ouagrham-Gormley, Barriers to Bioweapons: The Challenges of Expertise and Organization for Weapons Development, in H-Diplo/ISSF Forum online, October 2016.
Review of Sarah Bridger, Scientists at War: The Ethics of Cold War Weapons Research, in Ethics and International Affairs, Vol. 30, No. 2 (Summer 2016).
Review of Vipin Narang, Nuclear Strategy in the Modern Era, in Political Science Quarterly Vol. 130, No. 2 (Summer 2015), pp. 388-390.
Review of Gudrun Harrer, Dismantling the Iraqi Nuclear Programme: The Inspections of the International Atomic Energy Agency, 1991-1998, in Bulletin of Atomic Scientists online, March 25, 2014. URL: http://thebulletin.org/how-iaea-went-lapdog-watchdog-iraq7099
[Also published as “IAEA: Vom Schoß zum Wachhund,” Der Standard (Vienna) in print and online, May 17, 2014. URL: http://derstandard.at/1399507815067/Vom-Schoss-zum-Wachhund?_blogGroup=1]
Author’s comments in the Review Roundtable on my book Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Reviewers: Michael Chase, Matthew Fuhrmann, and Gaurav Kampani. Roundtable introduction by James McAllister) in H-Diplo/ISSF Forum online (October 2013). URL: http://www.h-net.org/~diplo/ISSF/PDF/ISSF-Roundtable-6-3.pdf
Review of Spencer Weart, The Rise of Nuclear Fear, in H-War, H-Net Reviews online (March 2013). URL: https://www.h-net.org/reviews/showrev.php?id=35709
Review of Etel Solingen, Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East, in Perspectives on Politics Vol. 6, No. 3 (September 2008), pp. 648-649
Review of Raj Chengappa, Weapons of Peace: The Secret Story of India’s Quest to be a Nuclear Power, in The Telegraph (India), June 16, 2000
UNPUBLISHED CONFERENCE PAPERS
(all single-authored unless otherwise noted)
“The Limits of Japan’s Energy Angst: The Case of Geothermal Power” (presented at Stanford Juku 2016, SSHA 2014).
“Conditional Norms and the Stability of the Non-Proliferation Treaty” (co-authored with Yoshiko M. Herrera and Steven L. Wilson, presented at APSA 2015, MPSA 2016).
“World Society, Professional Bureaucracy, and Democratization: Evidence from Taiwan’s Banknote Reforms” (co-authored with Ronan Tse-Min Fu, presented at APSA 2013)
“Between Sameness and Difference: World Society, Social Psychology and the Construction of National Identity Conceptions” (prepared for APSA 2012)
“The Stability of Nonproliferation: Evidence from the Case of West Germany” (revised 2009; previous version presented at IPSA 2006)
“Why Rally? Reexamining the Theoretical Bases for the Rally ‘Round the Flag Effect” (presented at APSA 2005)
“Applying Social Identity Theory to International Politics: A Caution and an Agenda” (presented at ISA 2002)
PUBLIC AFFAIRS COMMENTARY
Articles published in newspapers, magazines and websites:
“The Psychology of Nuclear Restraint,” Bulletin of Atomic Scientists online, October 12, 2015
“Geothermal Energy in Latin America: Under the Volcano,” ReVista: Harvard Review of Latin America, September 2015, pp. 42-44
“Churchill and Hiroshima,” London Review of Books “LRB Blog” online, August 6, 2015
“Don’t Fear a Sneak-Out: Why Iran Can’t Secretly Build the Bomb,” Foreign Affairs online, December 9, 2014
“Reply” to Brian Woodall’s critique of my “Veto Players and Japanese Nuclear Policy” paper at H-Energy, URL: https://networks.h-net.org/node/19200/discussions/40166/re-veto-players-and-japanese-nuclear-policy-after-fukushima#reply-40842
“Don’t Panic if the Iran Nuclear Negotiations Fail,” Bulletin of Atomic Scientists online, February 12, 2014. Also posted at the Canadian International Council website OpenCanada.
“Befriend the Scientists: How to Bring Iran’s Nuclear Program Into the Fold,” Foreign Affairs online, December 3, 2013
“Iran Is Still Botching the Bomb,” Foreign Affairs online, February 18, 2013
“The Good News About Nuclear Proliferation,” Canadian International Council website OpenCanada, August 16, 2012
“North Korea’s Lessons for (Not) Building an Atomic Bomb,” Foreign Affairs online, April 16, 2012
“Crying Wolf about an Iranian Nuclear Bomb,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists online, January 17, 2012
“Nuclear Policy Gridlock in Japan,” Policy Brief, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School, online November 2011
“The Non-Proliferation Treaty as a Conditional Norm,” co-authored with Yoshiko M. Herrera, PONARS Eurasia Policy Memo No. 142 (May 2011)
“India between ‘Soft State’ and ‘Soft Power,’” India in Transition (University of Pennsylvania Center for Advanced Study of India), online January 19, 2010
“Discarding Tired Assumptions about North Korea,” Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists online, May 28, 2009
“Reining in the North” (response to letter to the editor), Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Vol. 63, No. 6 (November/December 2007), pp. 4-5
“Understanding the Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation,” NewsSmith (Spring 2006), p. 12
“Think Again: Nuclear Proliferation,” Foreign Policy online, November 2005
“Threats on the Nuclear Horizon” (letter to the editor), The New York Times, May 13, 2005
“Inside a Bomb Shell,” The Hindustan Times (India), April 16, 2001
“The Strangelove Fallacy,” The Telegraph (India), July 6, 2000
“Atomic Paranoia,” The Telegraph (India), September 6, 1999
Quoted in the press (partial list):
Kjølv Egeland, “UK Nukes: Why the World is Asking Britain to Disarm,” New Internationalist online, October 26, 2016.
“North Korea’s Scarily Plausible Claim to Have A Miniaturized Nuclear Warhead, Explained,” by Zack Beauchamp, Vox.com, March 9, 2016.
“A Brief History of North Korea’s Nuclear Program and the Failed US Campaign to Stop It,” by Zack Beauchamp, Vox.com, January 7, 2016.
“Should Congress Approve the Iran Deal? Foreign Affairs’ Brain Trust Weighs In,” Foreign Affairs online, September 7, 2015.
“Ro på: Atomtruslen er mindre end i mange år,” by Poul Høi, Berlingske (Denmark), August 5, 2015.
“Why Does Iran Even Have a Nuclear Program in the First Place?” by Zack Beauchamp, Vox.com, July 20, 2015.
“USC Experts: Iran Deal Has Broad Implications for International Security, but More Work Left to Do,” by Andrew Good, USC News, July 15, 2015.
“Iranian Scientists and the Nuclear Deal,” by Alexander Montgomery, Washington Post, April 6, 2015.
“Why Netanyahu Is Willing to Blow Up his Relationship with Obama over Iran,” by Zack Beauchamp, Vox.com, March 3, 2015.
“Spy Rings, Religious Intolerance and Japan’s Sovereignty,” by Susan Bell, USC News, February 20, 2015.
“Iran Nuclear Talks Extended Once Again,” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), December 10, 2014.
“The Iran Nuclear Negotiations Start a Sprint,” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), November 18, 2014.
“An Expert on Nuclear Weapons Explains the Very Basics of Iran’s Nuclear Program,” by Zack Beauchamp, Vox.com, November 13, 2014.
“Iran Negotiations Go Into Overtime,” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), July 31, 2014.
“Iran Nuclear Negotiations: How Close Are We to Reaching a Final Agreement?” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), May 6, 2014.
“Grawemeyer Award Winners Visit Campus,” by Nick Miller, The Louisville Cardinal, April 18, 2014.
“Grawemeyer Winner Says Scientists Hold the Key to Nuclear Weapons Success,” by Janet Cappiello, U of L Today online, April 18, 2014.
“Japan Producing Huge, Lightly Guarded Stockpile of Plutonium,” by Douglas Birch, R. Jeffrey Smith, and Jake Adelstein, Center for Public Integrity special report for NBC News online, March 11, 2014.
“Japan Has Nuclear ‘Bomb in the Basement,’ and China Isn’t Happy,” by Robert Windrem, NBC News and CNBC News online, March 11, 2014.
“Interim Agreement Reached on Iran’s Nuclear Programs,” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), December 3, 2013.
“Nuclear Weapons Insights Earn USC Professor Grawemeyer Award,” by James R. Carroll, Louisville Courier-Journal, December 2, 2013
“The Success and Failure of Iran Nuclear Talks in Geneva,” by Zou Shan, Sanlian Lifeweek (China), November 20, 2013
“Better Understanding North Korea: Q&A with Seven East Asian Experts,” by Charles Blair, Federation of American Scientists Strategic Security Blog, April 17, 2013
“North Korea Vows to Restart Shuttered Nuclear Reactor That Can Make Bomb-Grade Plutonium,” by Chico Harlan, The Washington Post, April 2, 2013
“Author Spotlight: Jacques Hymans,” by Zachary Keck, The Diplomat [website], August 29, 2012
“North Korea’s Performance Anxiety,” by William J. Broad, New York Times, May 5, 2012
“Israel’s Security Bosses Deride Netanyahu on Iran,” by Jonathan Manthorpe, Vancouver Sun (Canada), May 1, 2012
“Das Osirak-Orakel,” by Gudrun Harrer, Der Standard (Austria), April 28, 2012
“Bang Goes the Euro,” by Lawrence De Geest, The Bulletin (Belgium), April 2011
“Nuclear Mystique,” by Pramit Pal Chaudhuri, Hindustan Times (India), March 19, 2011
“Ending the Stalemate,” by Trefor Moss, Jane’s Defense Weekly, December 22, 2010
“The Interview in Nippon: Jacques E. C. Hymans,” Mainichi Shimbun (Japan), November 20, 2006 (in Japanese)
“Gorton’s Grand Plan to Produce an N-Bomb,” by Joseph Kerr, The Australian (Australia), May 27, 2006
Appearances on television and radio:
Interviewed about North Korea and nuclear proliferation on “Morning Wave in Busan” hosted by Katherine Bang, Busan e-FM 90.5, Busan, South Korea, January 7, 2016
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation on “BBC World Service Newshour” hosted by Owen Bennett-Jones, broadcast worldwide, January 10-11, 2013
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation on WFPL 89.3 FM News Louisville, Kentucky, December 2, 2013
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation on Annenberg TV News nightly newscast airing on USC Trojan Vision, April 10, 2013
Interviewed about North Korea and nuclear proliferation (30 minutes airtime) on “The Scholars’ Circle” hosted by Maria Armoudian, KPFK 90.7 FM Los Angeles and Pacifica radio stations nationwide, April 7, 2013
Interviewed in Spanish about North Korea and nuclear proliferation on Univisión 34 Noticias, Los Angeles, April 2, 2013
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation on “The Bill Carroll Show,” KFI 640 AM serving Los Angeles and Orange County, April 2, 2013
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation (60 minutes airtime) on “The Jim Bohannon Show,” DialGlobal Network program aired by 500+ radio stations nationwide, April 20, 2012
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation (60 minutes airtime) on “Open Line with Fred Andrle,” aired by WOSU-FM (Columbus, Ohio NPR affiliate), February 25, 2008
Interviewed about nuclear proliferation on America Abroad Radio program “Bomb Scare: Confronting the Nuclear Threat,” aired on National Public Radio stations across the US in December and January 2007
Interviewed about the Iraq War on WCMH-TV Channel 4 News (Columbus, Ohio NBC Affiliate), March 7, 2003 and on WBNS-TV Channel 10 News (Columbus, Ohio CBS Affiliate), March 18, 2003
CONFERENCE PARTICIPATION AND INVITED TALKS
Panelist, discussant and/or chair at academic association conferences:
International Political Science Association bi-annual conference (2016, 2012, 2006, 2000)
American Political Science Association annual conference (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012*, 2010, 2009, 2008, 2007, 2005, 2004, 2003, 2002, 2001, 2000, 1999, 1998)
Association for Asian Studies annual conference (2015, 2012, 2011)
International Studies Association annual conference (2015, 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011, 2010, 2008, 2006, 2002)
Japan Society for Science, Technology and Society annual conference (2013)
Korean Association of International Studies annual conference (2013; special plenary speaker)
National Academy of Public Administration annual conference (2013; special plenary speaker)
ISA International Security Studies Section/ APSA International Security and Arms Control Section annual conference (2009, 1999)
Japan Association for International Relations annual conference (2009: special plenary speaker)
Social Science History Association annual conference (2009)
Midwest Political Science Association annual conference (2003)
Northeast Association for Asian Studies annual conference (2003)
Western Political Science Association annual conference (2000)
Panelist, discussant, and/or chair at academic specialized conferences:
Stanford “Juku” in Japanese Political Economy (2016)
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology Nuclear Nonproliferation Education and Research Center (KAIST NEREC) “Promoting Nuclear Nonproliferation” conference (2016)
University of Toronto G-7 Research Group “Ise-Shima Summit” conference (2016)
UC Berkeley Center for Japanese Studies “70 Years after Hiroshima” conference (2015)
CGP-SSRC Possible Futures Japan conference (2012)
UC Berkeley/Univ. of Tokyo Summer School in Social Science for Nuclear Engineers (2010)
Social Science Research Council Abe Fellows Program annual retreat (2010)
Norwegian Nobel Institute Symposium “Peace, Stability, and Nuclear Order” (2009)
USC Korean Studies Institute “Rising Stars of Political Science” conference (2009)
Center for Nonproliferation Studies “Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation” conferences (2007, 2008)
University of Pennsylvania Center for Advanced Study of India “The Future of India’s Foreign Policy” conference (2008)
USC Center for International Studies “Where Have All The Weapons Gone?” conference (2007)
Ohio State University Mershon Center “Ostpolitik” conference (2006)
Naval Postgraduate School “Nuclear Weapons Proliferation 2016” conference (2006)
University of Pittsburgh, “Working Group on Preemptive and Preventive Military Intervention” conferences (2004)
Harvard University, “Identity as a Variable” conference (2004)
Harvard University, “Measuring Identity” conference (2002)
University of Notre Dame, “The Year of the Euro” conference (2002)
University of Wisconsin, MacArthur Consortium “Fact and Fiction in Post-Authoritarian Societies” conference (2001)
Other invited talks:
In North America (since 2010 only):
Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2015)
Harvard University Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs. Topic: Productive and Counterproductive Rhetorics of Nuclear Disarmament (Spring 2015)
Pacific Council on International Policy, Los Angeles. Topic: The Iran Nuclear Deal (Spring 2015)
Balsillie School of International Affairs, Waterloo, Canada. Topic: Leaders’ Emotions and Preferences for Disarmament (Spring 2015).
California Club of Los Angeles. Topic: A Nuclear Iran? (Spring 2015)
Duke University Political Science Department and American Grand Strategy Program. Topic: Leaders’ Emotions and Preferences for Disarmament (Spring 2015).
University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award lecture. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Spring 2014)
Louisville Committee on Foreign Relations. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Spring 2014)
Princeton University Woodrow Wilson School. Topic: Victorian Britain’s Recognition of Imperial Japan (Spring 2014)
Skirball Cultural Center global issues talk series, Los Angeles. Topic: Assessing Threats to the US (Spring 2013)
SMU Political Science department. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2012)
MIT Political Science department. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2012)
Texas A&M Bush School of Government. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2012)
Global Security Seminar at UCLA. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2012)
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2011)
UC Berkeley MIRTH seminar. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2011)
UC Berkeley Nuclear Engineering department. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2010)
UC Irvine international sociology seminar. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2010)
US Department of State, Washington, DC. Topic: Defining “Nuclear Weapon States” (Spring 2010)
Nonproliferation Review briefing at Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Washington, DC. Topic: Defining “Nuclear Weapon States” (Spring 2010)
Fundação Getulio Vargas, Rio de Janeiro. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (Fall 2011)
Fudan University, Shanghai. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (two presentations) (2007)
Peking University, Beijing. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (two presentations) (2007)
French Ministry of Defense (Direction des Affaires Stratégiques), Paris. Topic: Nuclear Yugoslavia (2009)
French Ministry of Defense (Direction des Affaires Stratégiques), Paris. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (2008)
French Ministry of Defense (Direction des Affaires Stratégiques), Paris. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2006)
Association Française du Mouvement Pugwash, Paris. Topic: Nuclear India (1999)
Centre d’Histoire d’Etudes de la Défense, Paris. Topic: Nuclear India (1999)
Institut d’Etudes Politiques de Paris. Topic: The NPT (1996)
Université de Paris XIII. Topic: Identity and Foreign Policy (1996)
Harvard Center for European Studies, Berlin. Topic: US Military Transformation (2007)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Geothermal Energy in Japan (2016)
University of Tokyo. Topic: British Neutrality in the Sino-Japanese War (2016)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: The Limits of Japan’s Energy Angst (2015)
Waseda University, Tokyo. Topic: Taiwan’s Banknote Iconography (2015)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Global Trends in Currency Iconography (2014)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Victorian Britain’s Recognition of Imperial Japan (2014)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (2014)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Empathy and East Asian Security (panel discussant) (2013)
International House of Japan. Topic: Nuclear Japan after Fukushima (2012)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear Japan after Fukushima (2012)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Achieving Nuclear Ambitions (two presentations) (2012)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear Japan after Fukushima (2012)
Temple University, Tokyo campus. Topic: Japan’s Nuclear Policy Gridlock (2012)
National Institute of Defense Studies (Tokyo, Japan). Topic: The Political Foundations of Nuclear Achievement (2010)
University of Tokyo. Topic: The Political Foundations of Nuclear Achievement (2010)
The Japan Foundation, Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear Japan (2009)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Britain and Hiroshima (two presentations) (2008)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Global Nuclear Proliferation (2008)
American Center Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear North Korea. Sponsored by US State Department (2007)
American Center Fukuoka. Topic: Nuclear North Korea. Sponsored by US State Department (2007)
Aoyama Gakuin University, Tokyo. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2007)
Japanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs (Policy Planning division), Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (two presentations) (2007)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (2007)
United Nations University, Tokyo. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2007)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Germany as a Non-Nuclear Weapon State (2007)
University of Tokyo. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (2007)
Keio University, Tokyo. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2006)
Kobe University. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2006)
Nichibunken International Research Center for Japanese Studies, Kyoto. Topic: Japanese Currency Iconography (2005)
Smith College “January in Kyoto” Program. Topic: Japanese Currency Iconography (2005)
Kobe University. Topic: The US Defense Budget (2005)
Kobe University. Topic: The US Elections and Foreign Policy (2004)
Hiroshima Peace Institute. Topic: US Counterproliferation Policies (2003)
Hiroshima Peace Institute. Topic: The Psychology of Nuclear Proliferation (2003)
In South Korea:
East Asia Institute, Seoul. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (two presentations) (2007)
Korea University, Seoul. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (two presentations) (2007)
Seoul National University. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (2007)
Yonsei University, Seoul. Topic: Nuclear North Korea (2007)
In the United Kingdom:
University of London. Topic: Nuclear India (1999)
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE AND AFFILIATIONS
Editorial Board, Journal of Global Security Studies, Fall 2014-present
Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly, Fall 2013-present
Editorial Board, Korean Journal of International Studies, Fall 2013-present
Editorial Board, The Nonproliferation Review, Spring 2008-present
Academic Advisory Board, America Abroad Media (public affairs NGO focused on international affairs), Spring 2008-January 2012
Disciplinary committee memberships:
Distinguished Security Scholar Award selection panel member, ISA Security Studies Section, Spring 2008
Peer-Review Referee: Cambridge University Press; Columbia University Press; Cornell University Press; Oxford University Press; Palgrave Macmillan; Routledge; University of Toronto Press; Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order; Canadian Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council; Israel Science Foundation; American Journal of Political Science, Asian Politics and Policies, Asian Survey, British Journal of Politics and International Relations, China Review, Contemporary Security Policy, Energy Research and Social Science, Estudios Interdisciplinarios de América Latina y el Caribe, Ethics and International Affairs, Europe-Asia Studies, European Journal of International Relations, European Journal of International Security, Foreign Policy Analysis, India Review, International Journal of Asian Studies, International Political Science Review, International Relations of the Asia-Pacific, International Security, International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of East Asian Studies, Journal of European Integration, Journal of Global Security Studies, Journal of Historical Sociology, Journal of International Relations and Development, Journal of Peace Research, National Identities, Nonproliferation Review, Pacific Review, Poetics, Political Geography, Politics & Policy, Review of International Political Economy, Security Studies, Sociological Forum, Journal of Strategic Studies, World Politics
Affiliations with other universities:
Visiting Researcher, Faculty of Law, University of Tokyo, June 2015-August 2016
Visiting Researcher, Graduate School of Interdisciplinary Information Studies, University of Tokyo, June 2013-August 2014
Visiting Researcher, Nuclear Engineering Department, University of Tokyo, Mar.-Aug. 2012
Visiting Researcher, Nuclear Engineering Department, UC Berkeley, Sept.-Dec. 2011
Research Associate, Politics & International Studies Department, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, England, June 2011-present
Visiting Researcher, Waseda University, Tokyo, Japan, May 2010-Aug. 2010
Visiting Researcher, Faculty of Law, Keio University, Tokyo, Japan, June 2008-Aug. 2009
Faculty Associate, Olin Institute for Strategic Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2003-Spring 2008
Faculty Affiliate, Minda de Gunzburg Center for European Studies, Harvard University, Fall 2003-Spring 2008 [Co-organized 2005-6 CES study group “Democratization from Outside: American and European Perspectives Compared”]
Visiting Faculty Fellow, Associated Kyoto Program, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, spring semester 2007
Visiting Researcher, Institute for Social Sciences, University of Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan, June 2006-Aug. 2007
HONORS AND GRANTS FROM HOME INSTITUTIONS
USC Korean Studies Institute Sejong Society research grant, 2012-2013 ($3000); 2013-2014 ($2000), 2014-2015 ($2000)
USC Center for International Studies research assistance and professional development grants: 2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-13, 2013-2014, 2014-2015, 2015-2016
USC Tsai Family Research Fund for Taiwan Studies research grant [college-wide competition], Summer 2013 ($2000)
USC Advancing Scholarship in the Humanities and Social Sciences research grant [college-wide competition], 2012-2013 ($11,700).
“Hands-on Foreign Policy Analysis” seminar proposal selected for the inaugural USC College “Maymester” 2011 [One of only five courses selected in a college-wide competition]
USC Starter Grant, July 2008
Smith College Committee on Faculty Compensation and Development Research Grants: 2005-6, 2006-7
Smith College Jean Picker Fellowship (monetary award and course release), 2005-6
Smith College Starter Grant, September 2003
Mellon Dissertation Writing Fellowship, Harvard University, 1999-2000
Krupp Foundation Academic Year Fellowship, Harvard Center for European Studies, 1998-9
Raymond Vernon Scholar, Harvard University, 1994-2001
National Scholar, Harvard University, 1990-2001
TEACHING AND UNIVERSITY SERVICE
“Historical Approaches to International Relations” (IR 212), Fall 2016, Spring 2017
“Introduction to International Security” (IR 381), Spring 2010, Spring 2011, Spring 2013, Fall 2014
“Introduction to East Asian Studies” (EASC 150g), Spring 2013
“Theories of War” (IR 402), Spring 2010, Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Fall 2014, Fall 2016
“Conflict and Cooperation” (IR 502), Fall 2009, Fall 2010, Fall 2012, Spring 2015, Spring 2017
“Developing Countries in World Politics” (IR 344), Spring/Maymester 2011, Spring 2015
Graduate thesis advising:
Kevin Oakley (chair of M.A. thesis committee; completed 2011).
David A. Walker (member of Ph.D thesis committee: completed 2013).
In Young Min (member of Ph.D thesis committee: in progress).
Ronan Tse-min Fu (member of Ph.D thesis committee: in progress).
School of International Relations (SIR) Director’s Council (2009-10, 2010-11, 2012-2013, 2016-2017)
SIR professor of practice promotion committee (chair) (2016-2017)
Korean Studies Institute summer grants committee (2015)
Center for International Studies advisory committee (2014-2015)
Political Science and International Relations steering committee (2014-2015)
SIR tenure track professor evaluation committee (2014)
SIR Professor of Practice job search committee (2012-2013)
Organizing committee for Air Force National Security Conference at USC (2011)
Other university service:
Organized and moderated various public talks at USC, including by Ibrahim al-Marashi, David Elliott, Yoshiko Herrera, Toshihiro Higuchi, Yasuyoshi Komizo, Deborah Larson, John Mueller, William Potter, Sidney Rittenberg, Tuong Vu, and Tiejun Yu (2009-present); Mentored numerous USC graduate and undergraduate research assistants with funding from CIS, SURF and SOAR (2009-present); Moderator of CIS public forum on the Iran nuclear deal (spring 2015); Created and led “Club 502” monthly dissertation prospectus workshop (2012-2013); Panelist for SIR “Burning Issues” public forum on US Iran policy (spring 2013); Gave guest lecture to USC-Singapore Management University joint course on US-East Asian relations (spring 2013); Interviewed USC Fulbright applicants (2009)
USC East Asian Studies Center, 2010-present
USC Korean Studies Institute, 2009-present
USC Center for International Studies, 2008-present
At Smith College:
“Introduction to International Politics” (Gov 241), Fall 2004, Spring 2006, Spring 2008
“United States Foreign Policy” (Gov 244), Fall 2003, Spring 2005, Fall 2007
“Perspectives on War” (Gov 246), Spring 2004, Spring 2006, Fall 2007
“Weapons of Mass Destruction” (Gov 341), Spring 2004, Spring 2005, Spring 2008
“International Perspectives on Contemporary Security Issues” (Gov 341), Fall 2005
Senior theses advised:
Claire Applegarth, B.A. 2004 (received summa cum laude)
Laura Hancock, B.A. 2008 (received summa cum laude)
Smith College Study Abroad Committee (2007-8)
Various Government Department committees, including faculty search committees.
Other college service:
Advised dozens of major and pre-major advisees; organized and moderated numerous talks at Smith by outside speakers; organized and participated in numerous information sessions for students; oversaw numerous undergraduate research assistants.
Faculty fellow of Smith’s Kahn Liberal Arts Institute (2004-5)
At other institutions:
Taught course “Perspectives on War: Japan edition” at the Associated Kyoto Program, Doshisha University, Kyoto, Japan, Spring 2007
Taught course “Great Power Diplomacy and Conflict” at the Korea University International Summer Campus, Seoul, South Korea, June-July 2004
English (native); French (fluent); Spanish (near-fluent); German (advanced reading level, intermediate speaking level); Japanese (intermediate level: passed Japan Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) Level 3, July 2014.)