Areas of research include international relations, energy security issues, U.S. – China relations, and China’s foreign policy. Current projects focus on how energy concerns affect US – China relations and their respective foreign policy activities.
“China’s Strategic Hedging” Orbis, Vol. 57, No. 2, 2013.
“China’s Global Equity Oil Investments: Economic and Geopolitical Influences” Journal of Strategic Studies with Brock Tessman, Vol. 35, No. 2, 2012.
“China’s Energy Investments and the Corporate Social Responsibility Imperative” Journal of International Law and International Relations with Annette Evans, Vol. 6, No. 2, 2011.
“Great Powers and Strategic Hedging: The Case of Chinese Energy Security Strategy” International Studies Review with Brock Tessman, Vol. 13, No. 2, 2011. Listed in US Department of State Dossier on US Policy on China: http://www.uspolicy.be/dossier/china-united-states-policy-toward-china-dossier
“A Taiwan Strait Conflict Simulation Model,” Journal of International and Area Studies, Vol. 17, No. 1, 2010.
Winning the War of Words: Selling the War on Terror from Afghanistan to Iraq, Praeger Security International, 2008.