Student Articles and Publications

Yale University Department of Political Science undergraduate and graduate students start writing and publishing early on and continue throughout their careers.

Any student, graduate or undergraduate, that wishes to submit an article, opinion piece or book that they have written or co-authored, please visit the Student Articles and Publications Submissions page.  

Changes or removal of your publications/articles can be requested on this form as well.  Articles by students who have graduated from the Political Science program are usually removed from this page once a year. 

Thank you.



Women and the War on Boko Haram:  Wives, Weapons, Witnesses.

Hilary Matfess

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Change of Players, Change of Game: How States Got Left Behind on Climate Change Charlotte Hulme, Nov. 5, 2019, E-International Relations website
Enemigos internos: democracia y amenazas de autocratización Melis G. Laebens, Nueva Sociedad, No. 282, July-August 2019
Grand Strategy in the Age of Climate Change: A Theory of Emergent Grand Strategy Charlotte Hulme, The Strategy Bridge, September 29, 2019
The Islamic State in Africa: Estimating Fighter Numbers in Cells Across the Continent Charlotte Hulme, CTC Sentinel, August 2018, co-authored with Jason Warner
Inputs, Incentives, and Complementarities in Education: Experimental Evidence from Tanzania Constantine Manda in The Quarterly Journal of Economics
Self-Awareness of Political Knowledge Matthew Graham in Political Behavior
What’s Behind Ethiopias Recent Political Violence Hilary Matfess in the Washington Post, Politics Section
Can Abiy Keep Reforming? Hilary Matfess on
In Africa, All Jihad Is Local Hilary Matfess on
No Democracy Is An Island Hilary Matfess with Jeffrey Smith on
A Way Forward With North Korea: The Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty Stephen Herzog on War On The Rocks website commentary, June 11. 2018
Public support, political polarization, and the nuclear-test ban: evidence from a new US national survey Stephen Herzog and Jonathon Baron in the Non-Proliferation Review, Vol. 24, 2017, pp. 357-371.
Does fraud trump partisanship? The impact of contentious elections on voter confidence Beth Iams-Wellman in Journal of Elections, Public Opinion and Parties Publication, Nov. 6, 2017
A Call For Parenting Interventions For Refugee Mothers With Children Younger Than 3 years Kassandra Birchler in The Lancet Psychiatry Publication Date: Volume 4, No. 8, p583–584, August 2017
Aid Modalities Matter: The Impact of Different World Bank and IMF Programs on Democratization in Developing Countries Kassandra Birchler in International Studies Quarterly, 2016
Making aid work for education in developing countries Kassandra Birchler in International Journal of Educational Development, 2016
Democratic Theory, The Boundary Problem, and Global Reform Shmuel Nili in The Review of Politics
January 2017 (forthcoming)
Economic Crises and Trade Policy Competition

Cameron Ballard-Rosa, Allison Carnegie, Nikhar Gaikwad in British Journal of Political Science

The Majority-Minority Divide in Attitudes Toward Internal Migration: Evidence from Mumbai

Nikhar Gaikwad and Gareth Nellis in
American Journal of Political Science

Does Electoral Competition Affect Public Goods Provision in Dominant-Party Regimes? Evidence from Tanzania Steven Rosenzweig in
Electoral Studies
Volume 39, September 2015
Caliphate of Law:  ISIS’ Ground Rules Andrew March and Mara Revkin in
Foreign Affairs
April 15, 2015
Hannah Arendt reads Carl Schmitt’s The Nomos of the Earth:  A Dialogue on Law and Geopolitics From the Margins Anna Jurkevics in
European Journal of Political Theory
0(0) 1-22, 2015
Cosmopolitan Law And Time:  Toward A Theory of Constitutionalism And Solidarity In Transition Paul P. Linden-Retek in
Global Constitutionalism
(2015), 4;2, 1-38
Cambridge University Press
Civil Disobedience & Punishment: (Mis)reading Justification & Strategy from SNCC to Snowden Erin Pineda in
History of the Present
Vol. 5, No. 1 (Spring 2015)
The Queerness of Distraction: A Research Program for Theory and Theology M. T. Calhoun Shafer in
Theology & Sexuality
Volume 20, number 1 (2015)
Triadic Legal Pluralism in North Sinai:  A Case Study of State, Shari’a and ‘Urf Courts in Conflict and Cooperation Mara Revkins in
UCLA Journal of Islamic and Near Eastern Law
13(1), 2014
Past Tense, Future Perfect: Protest and Progress at the 1964 World’s Fair Erin Pineda in 
The Appendix
September 2, 2014
Reevaluating Foreign-Imposed Regime Change William Nomikos in
International Security
Vol. 38, No. 3 (Winter 2013/14)
pp 184-195
Presidential Prospects, Political Support, and Stock Market Performance Nikhar Gaikwad in
Quarterly Journal of Political Science
2013, Vol. 8: No. 4, pp. 451-464