Publications and Presentations

2014 Publications

Al-Aloosy, Massaab. "Metastasizing Menace: Hezbollah as a Regional Player", The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, February 19, 2014

Rasmussen, Ivan. "Towards a Theory of Public Diplomacy". International Studies Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada (March 2014).

Rasmussen, Ivan. "When Domestic 'Weakness' becomes Strength: Leveraging Chinese nationalistic protest at the international level". International Studies Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada (March 2014).

2013 Publications

Herbert, Matthew. "Terra dos Sonhos: A Photo-Essay of Brazil's Landless Workers", Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, May 28, 2013

Herbert, Matthew. "A Review of 'Africa and the War on Drugs'", Reinventing Peace: Blog of the World Peace Foundation, April 17th, 2013

Mullick, Haider. "The Naxalite Rebellions," The American Interest, September/October, 2013

Mullick, Haider. "Catching the BUG (Belarus, Ukraine and Georgia) - Russia's Buffer or NATO's Annex? A New Framework for Euro-Atlantic-Russian Cooperation" Georgetown Journal of International Affairs, Summer 2013

Mullick, Haider. "The Bloody Audit of Iraq," The Diplomat, March 29, 2013

Mullick, Haider. "Don't Punish Muslims for Boston Attack," CNN, April 24, 2013

Mullick, Haider. "A Ball of Mirrors: Iraq's Lessons for Future Counterinsurgencies," Small Wars Journal, April 25, 2013

Rasmussen, Ivan. "Towards a Theory of Public Diplomacy". International Studies Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada (March 2014).

Rasmussen, Ivan. "When Domestic 'Weakness' becomes Strength: Leveraging Chinese nationalistic protest at the international level". International Studies Association Annual Conference. Toronto, Canada (March 2014). 

Sharifi, Arian, "US Needs to Clear Its Vision on Afghanistan", Khaama Press, July 28, 2013 

Sharifi, Arian and Omar Qargha, "How to Improve US Aid Delivery in Afghanistan", The Hill, August 8, 2013

Sharifi, Arian, "Afghanistan Desperately Needs Transformative Leadership" Aljazeera, August 21, 2013

Sharifi, Arian, "Not the Time to Talk with the Taliban", The Hill, September 21, 2013:

Sharifi, Arian, "Rethinking Mission and Priorities: The Organization of Islamic Cooperation", Al Nakhla, January 15, 2014

Spatz, Benjamin. "Liberia, a remarkable African success story, still needs help" Christian Science Monitor, September 23, 2013.

2013 Presentations

Herbert, Matthew and Knoll, David. Pioneering Piracy: The Somali Model and its Implications. "Bridging the Academic/Policy Divide: ISA-ISAC Annual Conference", Washington, DC (October 5, 2013)

Herbert, Matthew. Queens of Cocaine: Women and Drug Trafficking Organizations. "Critical Perspectives: Contemporary Issues In IR", The Fletcher School, Medford, MA (September 27, 2013)

Herbert, Matthew and David Knoll. Pioneering Piracy: The Somali Model and its Implications. McMullen Naval History Symposium, US Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD (September 19, 2013)

Herbert, Matthew. China and Illicit Drugs: Addicts, Insurgents, and Opportunities. 6th Annual China - U.S. Symposium, Tufts University, Medford, MA (April 12, 2013)

Kuhl L. "Technology Transfer for Adaptation: An analysis of the GEF Adaptation Funds." Presentation at the 12th IAS-STS (Institute for Advanced Studies on Science, Technology and Society) Annual Conference, Graz, Austria, May 2013.

Kuhl L. "Technology Transfer and the Innovation System for Climate Change Adaptation." Invited Presentation, Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag), Zurich, Switzerland, February 2013.

Thurber, Ches. Between Mao and Gandhi: Strategies of Violence and Nonviolence in Nepali Political Movements. Martin Chautari. (Kathmandu, Nepal, July, 2013).

2012 Publications

Benelli, Prisca, Dyan Mazurana, and Peter Walker. "Using sex and age disaggregated data to improve humanitarian response in emergencies," Gender and Development, Vol. 20, Issue 2, (June 2012) , p. 219-232. 

Fairman, D., Chigas, D., McClintock E., and Drager, N., (2012). Negotiating Public Health in a Globalized World: Global Health Diplomacy in Action, Springer Briefs in Public Health, Dordrecht: Springer.  

Gallagher KS, Grubler A, Kuhl L, Nemet G, Wilson C. 2012. The Energy Technology Innovation System. Annual Review of Environment and Resources .37: 137-62.  

Gleis, Joshua L. and Berti, Benedetta, Hezbollah and Hamas: A Comparative Study.  John Hopkins University Press (Jul 10, 2012) 

Herbert, Matthew and Jamie Lynn De Coster. The Somali Piracy Model: Coming to a Sea Near You. World Politics Review, February 22, 2012

Herbert, Matthew. Mobile Finance and Citizen Security in East Africa: Synapse Report #9, STATT Consulting, July 4, 2012

Koga, Kei, "The Process of ASEAN’s Institutional Consolidation in 1968-1976: Theoretical Implications for Changes of Third-World Security Oriented Institution," RSIS Working Paper, No. 234, (February 24, 2012). 

Ladha, Rizwan. "Squaring the Circle? The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty, Iran, and the Challenge of Compliance." A Collection of Papers from the 2013 Nuclear Scholars Initiative, Sarah Weiner, ed. Lanham, MD: CSIS/Rowman & Littlefield, 2014. 

Mullick, Haider. "The General and I," Foreign Policy, December 4, 2012

Mullick, Haider. "Recalibrating US-Pakistan Relations," The Washington Quarterly, July 2012

Parameswaran, Prasanth.    "US-ASEAN Relations: Advances Made But Challenges Remain", Asia Pacific Bulletin No. 191. East-West Center, Washington, D.C. December 13, 2012. 

Rasmussen, Ivan. "Aging Asia: Demographic Decline in East Asia". Association for the Study of Political Science. Tokyo, Japan (November 2012).

Rasmussen, Ivan. "New Media and Sino-US Relations". Beijing Forum 2012. Beijing, People's Republic of China (October 2012). Conference proceedings published by Peking University Press.

Rasmussen, Ivan. "Nationalism, Foreign Affairs, and Leadership Change in China". United States Naval War College. Newport, RI (September 2012).

Rasmussen, Ivan. "A Domestic Theory of International Relations: Theorizing International Relations in East Asia". International Studies Association Annual Conference. San Diego, CA (April 2012).

Rasmussen, Ivan. "Asia Revived: The Potential for Northeast Asian Regional Integration". China's Global Impact, Utah Valley University. Salt Lake City, UT (March 2012).

Richardson, Courtney J.  “A Responsible Power?  China and the UN Peacekeeping Regime,” in Marc Lanteigne and Miwa Hirono (editors), China’s Evolving Approach to Peacekeeping (London: Routledge, 2012).

Singh, Kartikeya. "From Pillars to Platform: Demystifying the Durban Outcome." The Fletcher Forum of World Affairs, February, 2012. 

2012 Presentations

Chankin-Gould, Sarah. Targeting Armed Violence: An Overview of International Small Arms Aid in the Former Yugoslavia, presented at 2012 ISA annual meeting. (San Diego, CA, April, 2012).Herbert, Matthew. Non-state Armed Groups and their Interactions with Transnational Criminal Organizations. Drug Trafficking, Reframing the Debate, World Peace Foundation, Medford, MA (May 8, 2012)

Karl HA, Scarlett L, Kirshen P, Dell R, Ibrahim H, Kuhl L, Mosher T, Navarro B, Rising M and Towery N. 2012. "Adapting to Changing Climate: Exploring the Role of the Neighborhood" in Restoring Land- Coordinating Science, Politics and Action: Complexities of Climate and Governance. Eds. Karl HA, Scarlett L, Vargas-Moreno JC and Flaxman M. Springer, The Netherlands.

Koga, Kei. Conflict and Cooperation in Asia. Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR), (Boston, February 20, 2012). 

Kuhl L and Singh K. "You Can't Cook if There's Nothing to Cook: The Emerging Energy Access/Adaptation Nexus". Presentation at Anticipating Climate Disruption: Sustaining Justice, Greening Peace, Tufts University, October 2012. 

Kuhl L.  "From Burden Bearing to Opportunity Sharing: Reframing Environmental Negotiations," Panel discussion at the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20), Rio de Janiero, Brazil, June 2012. 

Kuhl L and Read L. "Drought Management & Agriculture in the ACF Basin: An analysis of management options under climate change." Poster at The Glass Half Full: Valuing Water in the Twenty-first Century, Tufts University, April 2012. 

Kuhl L. "Evacuation as an Adaptation Option in Environmental Justice Communities: Challenges and Best Practice Guidelines." Presentation at The National Evacuation Conference, New Orleans, LA, February 2012.

Richardson, Courtney. China Aims for Operational Experience, Higher Profile with U.N. Peacekeeper Role: An Interview with Courtney Richardson. World Politics Review: Global Insider. (February 13, 2012).

Singh, Kartikeya. Water and Energy in a Climate Constrained World. Furman University. (February 23, 2012).

2011 Publications

Amin, Ashirul. “The Challenge of Combining Credit and Savings: (Innovations Case Discussion: Jipange KuSave).” Innovations: Technology, Governance, Globalization 6, no. 4 (2011): 43-48.

Amin, Ashirul, and Robert Mora. “Portfolio Analytics and Risk Management Practices of MFIs: A Global Survey”. United States Agency for International Development, January 1, 2011. 

Benelli, Prisca, Alessandro Guarino, and Jen Ziemke. "Sharing sensitive data on Forced Migrants," Forced Migration Review 38 (October, 2011): 39-39.   

Berti, Benedetta. “Armed Groups as Political Parties and Their Role in Electoral Politics: The Case of Hizballah,” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism, 34:942-962, 2011. 

Campbell, Susanna, David Chandler, and Meera Sabaratnam, eds. A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books, 2011. http://zedbooks.co.uk/paperback/a-liberal-peace 

Herbert, Matthew, Ashirul Amin and Ahmed Dermish. Is Grandma Ready for This? - Mexico's Move to Electronic G2P Payments, Leadership Program for Financial Inclusion, April 22, 2011

Koga, Kei. “The U.S. and East Asian Regional Security Architecture: Building ‘Regional Security Nexus’ on ‘Hub-and-Spoke,’” Asian Perspective, Vol. 35, No. 1 (Jan.-Mar., 2011), p. 1-36.

Koga, Kei “Japan-China-ROK Trilateral Cooperation in 2030,” Issues & Insights, Vol. 11, No. 2, (February 2011), pp. 11-24. [Co-author]

Koga, Kei. “Creating a Multilateral Mechanism in Northeast Asia,” Issues & Insights, Vol. 11, No. 4 (March 2011), pp. 31-37.

Koga, Kei. “Japan’s Role in Asian Century,” Issues & Insights, Vol. 11, No. 3, (March 2011), pp. 11-14.

Koga, Kei. “Nichibei Domei no Sofuto Pawa: HADR Kyoka Ni Mukete” (Soft Power of the US-Japan Alliance: Enhancing HA/DR Capabilities), Kokusai Anzenhosho Journal of International Security (by Japan Association for International Security), Vol. 39, No. 3, (December, 2011). 

Kuhl, Laura and Tirrell A. Reflections on The Hague Conference on Agriculture, Food Security and Climate Change. IDEAS Journal (International Development, Environment and Sustainability) Issue 7, February 2011.

Mazurana, Dyan, Prisca Benelli, Huma Gupta and Peter Walker. "Sex and Age Matter: Improving Humanitarian Response in Emergencies." Feinstein International Center, Tufts University, August 2011.  

Rasmussen, Ivan. "The Changing Politics of Peacekeeping:  China's Impact on United Nations Peacekeeping". Association for Asian Studies Conference. Honolulu, HI (April 2011). Article pending review in the Journal of Current Chinese Affairs. 

Richardson, Courtney. “Contributors to UN Peacekeeping: The Comparative Case of China ∙ 对中国作为兵力派谴国的对比研究” in Zhao Lei ∙ 赵磊 (editor), "The Cutting-edge Issues of China's Participation in UN Peacekeeping Operations ∙ 中国参加联合国维持和平行动的前没问题(Beijing: The Party School of the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China Press, 2011).

Richardson, Courtney. “A Responsible Power?  China and the UN Peacekeeping Regime,”International Peacekeeping 18, 3 (June 2011): 288 - 299. 

Schiller, Rachel. 2011. “Reconciliation in Aceh: Addressing the social effects of prolonged armed conflict,” Asian Journal of Social Science 39: 489-507.

Singh, Kartikeya. “India's Emissions in a Climate Constrained World,” Energy Policy 39 (2011) 3476–3482. 

Thurber, Ches. “From Coexistence to Cleansing: The Rise of Sectarian Violence in Baghdad, 2003-2006,” al-Nakhlah: Journal of Southwest Asia and Islamic Civilization (March, 2011.)

Thurber, Ches. “A Step Short of the Bomb: Explaining the Strategy of Nuclear Hedging” in Journal of Public and International Affairs (December, 2011).

2011 Presentations

Benelli, Prisca. Co-chair Developing Humanitarian and Policy Agenda: The Value of Research, Data, and Contextual Analysis, presented at the Informed Activism Summit at Clark University, (Worcester, MA, September 24-25, 2011).

Chindea, Irina. Criminal Organizations: Alliances and Partnerships, presented at New England Political Science Association, (Hartford, CT, April 28-30, 2011).Chindea, Irina. Alliances and Partnerships Across Types of Violent Non-State Actors: The Impact of Goals, Threat Perceptions and Relative Gains Considerations, presented at 2011 ISA annual meeting. (Montreal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011).

Chindea, Irina. Power and Underworld Alliances: An International Relations Theory Approach to Cooperation among Criminal Groups, presented at the Northeast Political Science Association, (Philadelphia, PA, November 17-19, 2011). 

Herbert, Matthew and Ashirul Amin. Mexico's Movement to E-Payments, at the Killing Cash Conference, The Fletcher School, Medford, MA (April 22, 2011)

Jahns, Elke. Savings Groups and Coping Strategies in Rural El Salvador, presented at the International Studies Association Annual Convention (Montreal, Canada, March 16-19, 2011).

Koga, Kei. Transformation of Security-Oriented Institutions: Theoretical Perspective, presented at ISA Annual Convention 2011, (March 19, 2011).

Koga, Kei. Yasukuni Shrine: Its Meanings and Implications for Japan-ROK Relations, presented at the 2011 Joint Conference of the Association for Asian Studies (AAS) & International Convention of Asia Scholars (ICAS), (April 3, 2011).

Koga, Kei. Explaining Transformation of ASEAN's Security Roles in East Asia:Cases of ARF and ASEAN+3, presented at Waseda & Erasmus Mundus-GEM PhD School Joint Summer Institute 2011, (August 1-5, 2011).

Koga, Kei. Institutional Transformation of ASEAN in the Security Field: Cases of ARF and ASEAN+3, presented at ISA-Asia Pacific Regional Section 2011, (September 29, 2011).

Kuhl, Laura. Institutional arrangements for resilience in the face of climate change: An analysis of disaster preparedness and response for flooding in La Ceiba, Honduras. Resilience 2011 Conference, (Phoenix, Arizona, March 2011). 

Kuhl, Laura. From a culture of disaster response to a culture of adaptation: flooding in Honduras. Water in 2050: The Infrastructure to Get There: Interdisciplinary Water Conference, Tufts University, (April 1, 2011) and Moynihan Post Disaster Recovery Conference, Syracuse University, (April 15, 2011).

McCarthy, Tom. Domain Transference: The Maritime and Air Models for Cyber Theory Development, presented at the 5th Annual Fletcher Doctoral conference. (Medford, MA, September, 2011). 

Miller, Zinaida. The Discourse and Expertise of ‘Transition, presented at International Studies Association–Northeast Region Annual Conference: Continuity and Change in Global Politics, (Providence, RI, 4-5 Nov. 2011). 

Miller, Zinaida. Techniques and Technologies of Transition: Transitional Justice and the Absorption of Critique, presented at Third World Approaches to International Law Conference: Capitalism and the Common Good. (University of Oregon School of Law, Eugene, OR, 20-22 Oct. 2011). 

Rasmussen, Ivan. "The Nation Now United:  Domestic Chinese Nationalism and its Impact on International Affairs". The 5th Annual Fletcher Doctoral Conference. Medford, MA (September 2011).

Richardson, Courtney. The Chinese Mirror Has Two Faces? Explaining China's Deployment to UN Peacekeeping Operations, presented at the Department of Government and International Studies, Hong Kong Baptist University, (January 2012).

Richardson, Courtney. Selective Multilateral Security Cooperation?  Insights from Chinese Activity on the Darfur Crisis and the Libyan Civil War, presented at the Symposium on “China’s Appeal and its Discontents,” (Shue Yan University, Hong Kong, June 2011).

Richardson, Courtney. China and the Darfur Issue: Understanding Chinese Deployment to the UNAMID Peacekeeping Mission, presented at the International Studies Association-Asia Pacific Meeting, (Brisbane, September 2011).

2010 Presentations

Herbert, Matthew. Mobile Banking and Islamic Finance: Opportunities for Business, Opportunities for Society, at the Ninth Harvard University Forum on Islamic Finance, Harvard Law School, Cambridge, MA (March 27, 2010)