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Faculty Profile - Michael McKoy

Michael McKoy, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Politics and International Relations

On Faculty since 2014
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Princeton University
Ph. D., Politics, 2012

Princeton University
M. A., Politics, 2008

Duke University
B. A., Political Science and History, 2002

  • Middle East Politics
  • Foreign Policy
  • International Conflict
  • International Security

Bush, Baghdad, and the Bargaining Model of War
Presented at the International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA, April 2013

Imposing or Controlling Democracy?: Foreign-Imposed Democracy and Allied Pacification Strategy in Postwar Germany and Japan
Presented at the International Studies Association, San Diego, CA, April 2012

  • International Security
  • Domestic Political Transitions
  • Alliance Politics
  • East Asian International Politics
  • Middle East International Politics
  • Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies (PIIRS) Dissertation Writing Fellowship, 2011-2012
  • Henry and Lynde Bradley Foundation Fellowship, 2010-2012
  • Patrice Y. Johnson *80 Memorial Service Award from the Association of Black Princeton Alumni, 2012
  • George Kateb Prize for Best Preceptor in Politics
  • Department Teaching Award, 2011
  • Black Graduate Caucus Service Award, 2010
  • Princeton University Presidential Fellowship, 2006-2012
  • Robert S. Rankin Award for Leadership and Academic Achievement, 2002
  • “Coercive Diplomacy, International Audiences, and the US - Decision for War with Iraq.” Under Review.
  • “Strategic Dynamics of Revolutionary Interstate Conflict.”
  • “Allied Regime Change Policy in Germany and Japan: The Dilemma of Foreign-Imposed Democracy.”
  • “Public Threats or Prior Preferences? An Experimental Analysis of Audience Costs Effects.” (with Jack Levy, Paul Poast, and Geoffrey Wallace)

Neoconservatism: A Death Prematurely Reported?, Rethinking Security in the Twenty-First Century
Michael McKoy, 2017

Backing Out or Backing In? Consistency and Commitment in Audience Costs Theory, American Journal of Political Science
Michael McKoy, Jack Levy, Paul Poast, and Geoffrey Wallace, 2015

The Patron’s Dilemma: The Dynamics of Foreign-Supported Democratization, Journal of Conflict Resolution
Michael McKoy, Michael K. Miller, 2012

Coalition Dynamics and the Sèvres Pact: Do Opposites Attract?, Pacts and Alliances in History: Diplomatic Strategy and the Politics of Coalitions
Michael McKoy, 2012

Conclusion, Pacts and Alliances in History: Diplomatic Strategy and the Politics of Coalitions
Michael McKoy, Melissa Yeager, 2012