Beyond the Assembly

I develop a flexible, non-parametric model that allows researchers to combine multi-modal data, such as speeches and votes, and extract ideal points along as many dimensions as are stably present and apply the model to United Nations Voting, Speech, and Period Review Data.

Money, Morals, or Might?

Across the globe, states vary greatly in their willingness to accommodate China’s interests. How can we explain this variation?

Winning Hearts and Minds or Stoking Resentment?

One facet of China’s foreign economic activities at the center of scholarly and policy debates is its foreign aid practices. Does Chinese aid bolster or tarnish China's image?