These are my published papers:

-"The Spread of TCP/IP: How the Internet Became the Internet". Millennium: Journal of International Studies 41(1) 43– 64

-"People on the Internet as Agents of Change". Chapter co-authored with James N. Rosenau, in Brosseau et al. (eds.), Governance, Regulation, and Powers on the Internet (Cambridge U. Press)

-“Usage of 'Recursive' in Political Science”. PS: Political Science & Politics, 43:2 (April)

Please let me know if you need an offprint. The rest of the papers on this site are not published. Since I have no academic reputation to maintain, feel free to quote, cite, or distribute these papers as you will.

My dissertation would have looked at the relationship between human rights as constraints on the state's use of force domestically, and its use of force abroad. You can read the final draft of my prospectus here. This paper -Violence and International Relations (.pdf) - was the seed for my planned dissertation

My original dissertation topic looked at power-law relationships in conflict data, and deemed 'not interesting' by my replacement advisor. This paper was an early start on that research: Estimating Richardson's Power-Law (.pdf). Supporting documentation can be found here. A peer-reviewer could not replicate my results, but that may be a software issue. A related paper is here: Power-Law Analysis of Structural Factors in International War (.pdf).

For a Computational Social Science course at George Mason University, I tried to reconcile complex and hierarchical systems, and arrived at the idea that hierarchy is a solution to complexity: Hierarchy and Complex Systems (.pdf).

In Secret Ballot I argue that secret ballots are outdated, from the intersection of my interests in democratic theory and technology. This paper was written for a course in democratic theory.

My M.Litt dissertation, Bush Chose War, is about the decision-making, history, and theory behind the US response to the attacks of September 11th. For this, I was awarded "distinction in the dissertation".