Yale Brady-Johnson ISS Research Workshop: International Securities Studies conference

Event time: 
Friday, September 21, 2018 - 8:30am to 5:30pm
Horchow Hall, GM Room See map
55 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06520
Event description: 

The Yale Brady-Johnson ISS Research Workshop presents the International Securities Studies conference.

08:30-09:00 Breakfast

09:00-09:15 Opening Remarks

  • Fritz Bartel (Yale)

  • Nuno Monteiro (Yale)

09:15-10:45 Panel 1: The Pitfalls of U.S. Intervention
Chair: Fritz Bartel (Yale)

Local Partners for Local Problems: When Does Foreign Intervention Trigger Blowback?

  • Austin Knuppe (OSU)

  • Discussant: Joshua Kertzer (Harvard)

  • Readers: Nuno Monteiro (Yale), Nicholas Anderson (Yale), Aileen Teague (Brown)

The Other Intelligence Failure: Why American Leaders Misunderstood Iraqi Politics and Society

  • Richard Hanania (Columbia)

  • Discussant: Elizabeth Saunders (Georgetown)

  • Readers: Robert Jervis (Columbia), Nicholas Anderson (Yale), Austin Knuppe (OSU)

Mexico’s Operation Condor and Perception vs. Reality in U.S.-Mexico Antidrug Interactions

  • Aileen Teague (Brown)

  • Discussant: Beverly Gage (Yale)

  • Readers: Fredrik Logevall (Harvard), Austin Knuppe (OSU), Renanah Miles (Columbia)

10:45-11:15 Coffee Break

11:15-12:45 Panel 2: Asian Security in Historical Perspective
Chair: Beverly Gage (Yale)

A New Open Door: Trade and the Reconstruction of U.S.-Chinese Relations, 1973-1979

  • Kazushi Minami (UT Austin)

  • Discussant: Arne Westad (Harvard)

  • Readers: Fritz Bartel (Yale), Hyun-Binn Cho (Stanford), Brandon Williams (UC Berkeley)

Anchoring an Alliance: Explaining Southeast Asian Balancing Behavior Against China After 1945

  • Bonnie Chan (Chicago)

  • Discussant: Sean Lynn-Jones (Harvard)

  • Readers: Stacie Goddard (Wellesley), Ronan Tse-Min Fu (USC), Brandon Williams (UC Berkeley)

The Smiling General & the United States in A New Asian Epoch: Suharto’s Indonesia, the Nixon Doctrine, and Globalization

  • Brandon Kirk Williams (UC Berkeley)

  • Discussant: Fredrik Logevall (Harvard)

  • Readers: Elizabeth Saunders (Georgetown), Michael de Groot (Penn), Madison Schramm (Georgetown)

12:45-02:15 Lunch

02:15-03:45 Panel 3: IR Theory and Security
Chair: Ian Johnson (Yale)


Inadvertent Expansion in World Politics

  • Nicholas Anderson (Yale)

  • Discussant: John Mearsheimer, (Chicago)

  • Readers: Marc Trachtenberg (UCLA), Madison Schramm (Georgetown), Travis Sharp (Princeton)

When Two Rights Make a Wrong: Military Norm Diffusion and Conflict Between Norms

  • Renanah Miles (Columbia)

  • Discussant: Monica Toft (Tufts)

  • Readers: Charles Glaser (GWU), Travis Sharp (Princeton), Aileen Teague (Brown)

Making Meaning and Making Monsters: Democracies, Personalist Regimes, and International Conflict

  • Madison Schramm (Georgetown)

  • Discussant: Alexandre Debs (Yale)

  • Readers: Stephen Biddle (Columbia), Richard Hanania (Columbia), Frances Yaping Wang (Notre Dame)

03:45-04:15 Coffee Break

04:15-05:30 Keynote Address: “International Security Studies: The State of the Field”
Marc Trachtenberg (UCLA)

05:30-07:00 Break

07:00-09:00 Dinner
The Union League Cafe, 1032 Chapel Street, New Haven

List of Participants

  • Anderson, Nicholas Predoctoral Fellow, Belfer Center, Harvard University; Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Yale University
  • Bartel, Fritz Associate Director, International Security Studies, Yale University
  • Biddle, Stephen Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • Chan, Bonnie Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Cho, Hyun-Binn Stanton Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University; Ph.D., Political Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • Debs, Alexandre Associate Professor, Political Science, Yale University
  • de Groot, Michael Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Pennsylvania; Ph.D., History, University of Virginia
  • di Tommaso, Gaetano Teaching Fellow, Sciences Po; Ph.D., History, University of Bologna and Sciences Po
  • Fu, Ronan Tse-min Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, University of Southern California
  • Gage, Beverly Professor of History & American Studies, Brady-Johnson Professor of Grand Strategy, Yale University
  • Glaser, Charles Professor of Political Science and International Affairs, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University
  • Goddard, Stacie Professor of Political Science, Wellesley College
  • Hanania, Richard Postdoctoral Fellow, Columbia University; Ph.D., Political Science, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Jervis, Robert Adlai E. Stevenson Professor and Professor of International and Public Affairs, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
  • Johnson, Ian Associate Director, Brady-Johnson Program in Grand Strategy, Yale University
  • Kertzer, Joshua Paul Sack Associate Professor of Political Economy, Harvard University
  • Knuppe, Austin Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Ohio State University
  • Logevall, Fredrik Laurence D. Belfer Professor of International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School; Professor of History, Harvard University
  • Lynn-Jones, Sean Editor, International Security, Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Mearsheimer, John R. Wendell Harrison Distinguished Service Professor of Political Science, University of Chicago
  • Miles, Renanah Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Columbia University
  • Minami, Kazushi Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of Texas at Austin
  • Monteiro, Nuno Director of International Security Studies, Associate Professor of Political Science, Yale University
  • Mulder, Nicholas Ph.D. Candidate, History, Columbia University
  • Pauly, Reid Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
  • Press, Daryl Associate Professor, Department of Government, Dartmouth College
  • Saunders, Elizabeth Associate Professor, School of Foreign Service & Security Studies Program, Georgetown University
  • Schramm, Madison Ph.D. Candidate, Political Science, Georgetown University
  • Sharp, Travis Ph.D. Candidate, Public Affairs, Princeton University
  • Siegel, Jennifer Professor of History, Ohio State University
  • Teague, Aileen Postdoctoral Fellow, Brown University; Ph.D., History, Vanderbilt University
  • Toft, Monica Professor of International Politics, Director of the Center for Strategic Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University
  • Trachtenberg, Marc Professor Emeritus, University of California, Los Angeles
  • Wang, Frances Yaping Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Notre Dame; Ph.D., Political Science, University of Virginia
  • Westad, Arne S.T. Lee Professor of U.S.-Asia Relations, Harvard Kennedy School
  • Williams, Brandon Kirk Ph.D. Candidate, History, University of California, Berkeley
  • Zhang, Ketian Postdoctoral Fellow, Stanford University; Ph.D., Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology


Open to: 
General Public