Research

Books

A Most Enterprising Country: North Korea in the Global Economy (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2016).

No Man’s Land: Globalization, Territory, and Clandestine Groups in Southeast Asia (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010; Singapore: NUS Press, 2011).

Refereed Journal Articles

“Chinese Firms’ Troubled Relationship with Market Transformation in North Korea” (with Yaohui Wang), Asian Survey (forthcoming)

“The Trials and Travails of Islamic State in Pakistan” (with Farah Naz), Australian Journal of International Affairs (forthcoming)

“The Tortuga Disease: The Perverse Effects of Illicit Foreign Capital” (with Ryan S. Jablonski and Steven Oliver), International Studies Quarterly (forthcoming).

Maritime Piracy Business Networks and Institutions in Africa” (with Sarah Phillips), African Affairs 114 no. 457 (2015): 555-576.

When Terrorism Goes to Sea: Terrorist Organizations and the Move to Maritime Targets” (with Victor Asal), Terrorism and Political Violence 27 no. 4 (2015): 772-740.

The Economic Geography of North Korean Drug Trafficking Networks“, Review of International Political Economy 22 no. 1 (2015): 162-193.

Target Hardening and Terrorist Signaling: The Case of Aviation Security” (with Ryan Chan), Terrorism and Political Violence 25 no. 5 (2013): 777-797.

The Geography of Nuclear Proliferation Networks: The Case of AQ Khan,” Nonproliferation Review 19 no. 3 (November 2012): 429-450.

Understanding Maritime Piracy Syndicate Operations,” Security Studies 21 no. 4 (December 2012): 683-721.

Charting the Course of Uyghur Unrest,” The China Quarterly no. 208 (December 2011): 891-912.

The Fractured Geopolitics of the United States in the Indian Ocean Region,” Journal of the Indian Ocean Region 7 no. 2 (December 2011): 183-199.

Illicit Flows in the Hong Kong-China-Taiwan Triangle,” Issues & Studies 45 no. 2 (June 2009), pp. 185-220.

Geographies of State Failure and Sophistication in Maritime Piracy Hijackings,” Political Geography 28 no. 4 (May 2009), pp. 213-223.

Geography, Globalization, and Terrorism: The Plots of Jemaah Islamiyah,” Security Studies 17 no. 3 (July-September 2008), pp. 505-530.

Perceiving a Single Chinese State: Escalation and Violence in Uighur Protests,” Problems of PostCommunism 52 no. 1 (January/February 2005), pp. 28-38.

Book Chapters

“China and the Straits of Malacca,” in Andrew T. H. Tan, ed., Security and Conflict in East Asia (London and New York: Routledge Press, 2015), pp. 102-110.

“Globalization, Ma Ying-jeou, and the Future of Transnational Criminal Networks” in Ming-chin Monique Chu and Scott L. Kastner, eds., Globalization in the shadow of power: New approaches to security relations across the Taiwan Strait (London and New York: Routledge Press, 2015), pp. 135-157.

“Strategic Hypocrisy: Sovereignty, Legitimacy, and Commerce in Archipelagic Southeast Asia,” in Lynn White, Shelley Rigger and Kate Zhou, eds., Democratization in China, Korea and Southeast Asia? Local and National Perspectives (London and New York: Routledge Press, 2014), pp. 51-65.

“Consequences of the Nuclear Renaissance for Non-state Nuclear Trafficking,” in Adam Stulberg and Matthew Fuhrmann, eds., The Nuclear Renaissance and International Security (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2013), pp. 223-249.

“Maritime Security in East and Southeast Asia,” in Andrew T.H. Tan, ed., East and South-East Asia: International Relations and Security Perspectives (London: Routledge Press, 2013), pp. 246-256.

The Ambiguous Political Economy of Terrorism in Southeast Asia’s Borderlands,” in Robert Hathaway and Michael Wills, eds., Rethinking Asian Security: New Threats for a New Century (Washington, DC: Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2013), pp. 198-223.

“Corruption’s Corrosive Effect on Counterinsurgency: The Free Aceh Movement in Southeast Asia,” in Michaelene Cox, ed., State of Corruption, State of Chaos: The Terror of Political Malfeasance (Lexington Books: Lanham, MD, 2008).

Conference Papers

“Shocks and North Korean Commodity Prices” (with David Ubilava and Yaohui Wang), International Studies Association 2016 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. March 2016.

“Explaining Variation in Maritime Piracy in ‘Peaceful’ Somaliland and Puntland” (with Sarah Phillips), International Studies Association 2016 Annual Meeting, Atlanta, GA. March 2016.

“Technology and Knowledge Transfer in Nuclear Proliferation Networks: An Iran Case Study” (with Adam Stulberg), International Studies Association 2015 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 2015.

“DPRK Nuclear Trade Networks: Using Regression and Network Analysis to Assess Supply and Demand” (with Alla Khadka, Jingdong Yuan, and Edward Morris), International Studies Association 2015 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 2015.

“Maritime Piracy Business Networks and Local Governance in Africa and the Middle East” (with Sarah Phillips), International Studies Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. March 2014.

“Nuclear Trafficking and the India-Pakistan Nuclear Balance” (with Adam Stulberg), International Studies Association 2014 Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. March 2014.

“Coming to Blows: Symbolic Power and Legislative Brawls in Taiwan,” Chinese Symbolic Power in Comparative Perspective Workshop, University of Technology, Sydney, Australia. August 2013.

“The Economic Geography of North Korean Drug Trafficking Networks,” International Studies Association 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 2013.

“Pirates and Terrorists” (with Victor Asal), International Studies Association 2013 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. April 2013.

“Globalization, Ma Ying-jeou, and the Future of Transnational Criminal Networks,” Cross-Strait Relations in the Age of Globalization: Globalization-Security Linkages, Centre for Taiwan Studies, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London, UK. September 2012.

“Tortuga Disease: The Perverse Economic Impacts of Maritime Piracy” (with Ryan Jablonski and Steven Oliver), International Studies Association 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 2012.

“Terrorist Organizations and the Move to Maritime Targets” (with Victor Asal), International Studies Association 2012 Annual Meeting, San Diego, CA. April 2012.

“Security, Transnational Commerce, and State Power in Archipelagic Southeast Asia”, Democracy in China and Southeast Asia? Local and National Perspectives, Princeton University, Princeton, NJ. March 2012; Oceanic Conference on International Studies, Sydney, Australia. July 2012.

“Target Hardening and Terrorist Signaling: The Case of Aviation Security” (with Ryan Chan), International Security Studies Section/International Security and Arms Control 2011 Annual Meeting, Irvine, CA. October 2011.

“Consequences of the Nuclear Renaissance for Non-state Proliferation”, International Studies Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC. March 2011.

“Exploiting Structural Weaknesses in Pirate Organizations”, International Studies Association 2011 Annual Meeting, Montreal, QC. March 2011.

“Targeting in Maritime Piracy Attacks”, International Studies Association 2010 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 2010.

“Technology and Knowledge Transfer in WMD Proliferation Networks:  Towards an Integrative Framework.” (with Adam Stulberg), International Studies Association 2010 Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA. February 2010.

“The AQ Khan Network: A Reappraisal”, American Political Science Association 2009 Annual Meeting, Toronto, ON. September 2009; International Security Studies Section/International Security and Arms Control 2009 Annual Meeting, Monterey, CA. October 2009.

“State Capacity and Sophistication in Piratical Hijackings”, International Studies Association-West 2008 Annual Meeting, San Francisco, CA. September 2008.

“Smuggling Flows and the Political Geography of the Hong Kong-China-Taiwan Triangle”, American Political Science Association 2007 Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL. August 2007.

“Geography and Clandestine Transnational Networks: Using Jemaah Islamiyah to Understand Nuclear Proliferation Networks”, American Political Science Association 2006 Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, PA. September 2006.

“Perceiving a Single Chinese State: Escalation and Violence in Uighur Protests”, Department of Political Science Graduate Student Conference, University of California, Berkeley, CA. April 2004.

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