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A summary of my publications.

Academic Writing: Book Chapters / Journals

  • Threats for Peace? The Domestic Distributional Effects of Military Threats in Sanctions, Statecraft and Nuclear Proliferation, edited by Etel Solingen, Cambridge University Press, 2012 (Co-Authored with Prof. Sarah Kreps). Preview Chapter
  • 2009. Torturing America: Securing the U.S. National Interest. Cornell International Affairs Review 4 (1) (Selected as featured article). Preview Paper
  • "Atoms for More Atoms: The Proliferation Inducing Potential of Peaceful Nuclear Assistance," Cornell University, Honors Thesis, 2011

    Sports Writing: Bleacher Report

    • 2011. "Andy Roddick Cracking Jokes? Andy's U.S. Open Post-Match Interview." The Bleacher Report. August. <>
    • 2011. "Tennis is Dismal at Best: The Concerning State of the Sport in America," The Bleacher Report. February. <> (Featured Article, and placed on
    • 2010. "Roger Redux: What's Going Through Fed's Head?" The Bleacher Report. April. <>
    • 2010. "Donald Young's Broken Promise: What Happened to the Former Phenom?" The Bleacher Report. March. <>
    • 2010. "Looking to the Dirt: Why Nadal's Injuries Could be Worse for Federer", The Bleacher Report. March. <>
    • 2009. Denuclearizing the World: The Lecture the U.S. Missed. The Triple Helix Online. (Selected as Online Feature)

    Opinion: Cornell Daily Sun Pieces

    • 2011. "Ensuring Africana and Cornell", The Cornell Daily Sun. January.
    • 2011. "Acts of Faith",  The Cornell Daily Sun. February. Link

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