Dr. Scott A. Silverstone
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- University of Pennsylvania, Ph.D. in Political Science, May 1999
- The George Washington University, Graduate studies in the Department of Political Science, 1991-1993
- University of New Hampshire, B.A. in Political Science, May 1985
- Preventive War and American Democracy. (New York: Routledge Press, 2007).
- Divided Union: The Politics of War in the Early American Republic. (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2004).
Journal Articles, Book Chapters, Review Essays
- “The Legacy of Coercive Peace-Building: The Locarno Treaty and the 1936 Rhineland Crisis,” Grand Strategy Between the Wars, eds. Stephen Lobell, Jeffery Taliaferro, Norrin Ripsman (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, forthcoming 2011).
- “Preventive War and the Problem of Post-Conflict Political Order: Lessons from the 1930s,” International Interactions (January 2011).
- Editor, “Conference Proceedings: 12th Annual Partnership for Peace Consortium Conference.” The George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, August 2010.
- Book review of Stephen G. Brooks and William C. Wohlforth, World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy, in The International History Review (December 2009): 927-930.
- “Chinese Attitudes on Preventive War and the ‘Preemption Doctrine’.” Monograph prepared for the Institute for National Security Studies, United States Air Force Academy, October 2009.
- “Tradeoffs and Paradoxes: Terrorism, Deterrence and Nuclear Weapons,” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism 32 (2009): 776–801. With Scott Helfstein, Michael J. Meese, Don Rassler, Reid Sawyer, Troy Schnack, Mathew Sheiffer and Scott Taylor.
- “The Role of Multilateralism in U.S. National Security,” American National Security, eds. Amos A. Jordan, William J. Taylor, Michael J. Meese, and Suzanne C. Nielsen (Baltimore: Johns Hopkins Press, 2009).
- “The 2008 Presidential Election and U.S. Foreign Policy, Journal of Central South University. Social Science edition, Changsha, China, 15, no.1 (2009). Published in Chinese.
- “The Future of Sino-American Relations,” Ethics and Public Affairs 3 (2009), Hunan Publishing. Published in Chinese.
- “The Origins of New Security Constructions: Weapons Proliferation and the Preventive War Option,” Handbook of Defence Politics, eds. Isaiah Wilson III and James Forest (London: Routledge Press, 2008).
- “Federal Democratic Peace: Domestic Institutions and Military Conflict in the Early American Republic,” Security Studies (Spring 2005): 1-55.
- “Liberal International Relations Theory,” in Understanding International Relations: the Value of Alternative Lenses, ed. Daniel J. Kaufman, Jay M. Parker, Patrick Howell (New York: McGraw-Hill, 2004).
- “Democratic Politics and NATO War-Making: Great Britain, Germany and America in the Kosovo Crisis.” Available through Columbia International Affairs Online, July 1999.
- "Federal Democracy and Aggressive Foreign Policy: The Democratic Peace Debate and the American Experience, 1810-1856." Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics Working Paper Series, No. 98-2, July 1998. Available through Columbia International Affairs Online.
Research history is not available at this time.