I have several ongoing research projects, including working papers and books in various states of readiness, and funded projects that will eventually (I hope!) produce publications. If you would like to read any of these papers or find out more information about these projects, please email me.
Working Papers and Manuscripts
More Creative, More International: Shifts in Uyghur Violence
Informal Trade along the China-North Korea Border (with Yaohui Wang)
Assessing Threats to the (Very) Front End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (with Cindy Vestergaard)
The Economic Effects of Sanctions: Evidence from North Korean Markets (with David Ubilava and Yaohui Wang)
Explaining Variation in Maritime Piracy in ‘Peaceful’ Somaliland and Puntland” (with Sarah Phillips)
Maritime Insurgency (with Victor Asal and Karl Rethemeyer)
DPRK Nuclear Trade Networks: Using Regression and Network Analysis to Assess Supply and Demand (with Alla Khadka, Jingdong Yuan, and Edward Morris)
North Korea is Open for Business (with James Goymour)
A New Type of Great Power Relations: An Australian Perspective
Non-traditional Actors and Strategic Stability in South Asia (with Adam Stulberg)
Coming to Blows: Symbolic Power and Legislative Brawls in Taiwan
Pirates and Terrorists (with Victor Asal)
Current Funded Projects
Illicit Networks and Emerging Nuclear States (2017-2021). Funded by the Australian Research Council.
Civil Nuclear Aspirant States and Creative Countermeasures against Nuclear Proliferation Networks (2016-2018) (with Adam Stulberg). Funded by the MacArthur Foundation.
Technology and Knowledge Transfer in Nuclear Proliferation Networks: Towards an Integrative Framework (2013-2015) (with Adam Stulberg). Funded by the MacArthur Foundation.
Uncovering the Organisational Dynamics of Pirates and Maritime Terrorist (2013-2015) (with Sarah Phillips, Victor Asal, and Karl Rethemeyer). Funded by the Australian Research Council.
The World’s Most Enterprising Country: North Korea in the Global Economy (2014-2016). Funded by the Australian Research Council.