“Can Human Rights Conditionality Reduce Repression? Examining the European Union’s Economic Agreements,” with Michael Neureiter. Forthcoming at Review of International Organizations. Article.

“Screening out Risk: IGOs, Member State Selection and Interstate Conflict,” with Shawna Metzger and Bruce Russett. 2015. International Studies Quarterly 59(2). Article.

“To Fear or Not to Fear? BRICs and the Developing World,” with Nita Rudra. 2014. International Studies Review 16(3). Article.

“Elections and Democratization in Authoritarian Regimes.” 2013. American Journal of Political Science 57(3). Article.

“Does Cheating Pay? The Effect of Electoral Misconduct on Party Systems” with Nasos Roussias. 2012. Comparative Political Studies 45(5). Article.

“Can International Election Monitoring Harm Governance?” with Alberto Simpser. 2012. Journal of Politics 74(2). Article.

“Who is Punished? Regional Intergovernmental Organizations and the Enforcement of Democratic Norms.” 2010. International Organization 64(4). Article.

“Islam, Authoritarianism and Female Empowerment: What are the Linkages?” with Bruce Russett. 2004. World Politics, Vol. 56 (4). Article. Reprinted in: Bruce Russett. 2006. Purpose and Policy in the Global Community. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.


Defending Democratic Norms: International Actors and the Politics of Electoral Misconduct. 2013. New York: Oxford University Press.

Divide and Deal: The Politics of Distribution in Democracies, co-Editor with Ian Shapiro and Peter Swenson. 2008. New York University Press


“International Enforcement.” In Election Watchdogs: Transparency, Accountability and Integrity. Edited by Pippa Norris and Alessandro Nai. 2017. New York: Oxford University Press.


Book Review of Monitoring Democracy: When International Election Observation Articles Works, and Why it Often Fails, by Judith Kelley, Princeton University Press. 2013. Political Science Quarterly 128(3).

Working Papers

“Authoritarian Institutions and Women’s Rights.” with Anne Kreft.

“David and Goliath? How Small Developing Economies Respond to Large Emerging Markets,” with Nita Rudra.

“Heretics and Infidels: International Legal Commitments and the Enforcement of Human Rights,” with Nikolay Marinov.

Working Projects

“Interacting for Peace: The Effect of Inter-personal Contact on Greek and Turkish Cypriots.” This project, based on original surveys and focus groups organized in May – July 2015, studies the mechanisms through which inter-group contact influences attitudes about the ‘other’. With Charis Psaltis, Department of Psychology, University of Cyprus.