On Religion and Conflict:


War on Sacred Grounda (Ithaca:  Cornell University Press, 2009).

“Sacred Time and Conflict Initiation,” forthcoming, Security Studies.


“Religious Intelligence,” forthcoming, Terrorism and Political Violence.


“Contested Sites,” in Margot Kitts, Mark Juergensmeyer and Michael Jerryson (eds.), Oxford Handbook of Religion and Violence (Oxford University Press, forthcoming, 2011).


“Terrorism,”  in Mark Juergensmeyer and Wade Clark Roof (eds.), Encyclopedia of Global Religion (New York:  Sage, forthcoming, 2011).


“Blasphemy and Violence,” International Studies Quarterly, Vol.55, No.1 (March 2011), 23-45. [download pdf]


“Religion and International Affairs:  The State of the Art” in Steven Lamy and Patrick James (eds.), Religion, Identity and Global Governance: Ideas, Evidence and Practice (University of Toronto Press, 2011), 37-56. [download pdf]


“Terrorism,”  in Mark Juergensmeyer and Wade Clark Roof (eds.), Encyclopedia of Global Religion (New York:  Sage, forthcoming).


“Debating the Role of Religion in War,” correspondence with Michael Horowitz, International Security, Vol.35, No.1 (Summer 2010), 201-108. [download pdf]

“The Pessimist’s Guide to Religious Cooperation,” in Leonard Hammer, Yitzchak Reiter and Marshall Breger (eds.), Confrontation and Co-Existence in Holy Places:  Religion, Political and Legal Aspects in the Israeli-Palestinian Context (London:  Routledge, 2010), 145-157.  [download pdf]


“Counterinsurgency and the Problem of Sacred Space,” in Sumit Ganguly and C. Christine Fair (eds.) Treading on Sacred Ground (Oxford University Press, 2008), 13-13. [download pdf]

"At the Horns of the Altar:  Counterinsurgency and the Religious Roots of the Sanctuary Practice," Civil Wars, Vol.10, No.1 (March 2008), 22-39.  [download pdf]

“Islamic Just War Theory and the Challenge of Sacred Space in Iraq,” Journal of International Affairs, Vol. 61, No.1 (Fall/Winter 2007) 131-152. [download pdf]


“Fighting Insurgency on Sacred Ground,” Washington Quarterly, Vol.29, No.2 (Spring 2006) 149-166. [download pdf]

"Names Without Places:  How Pilgrims and Mapmakers Invent Sacred Places,” in Zsolt Torok (ed.), Sacred Places on MapsHungary:  Pannonhalma Press, 2005) 155-176.  [download pdf]


 “To Halve and to Hold:  Conflicts over Sacred Space and the Problem of Indivisibility,” Security Studies, Vol. 12, No.4 (Summer 2003) 1-33.  [download pdf]


“The Trial and Crucifixion of Jesus:  A Modest Proposal,” Theory and Decision, Vol. 54, No.1 (February 2003) 1-32. [download pdf]


“Sacred Space and Conflict”, in Cathaerine Cookson (ed.), Encyclopedia of Religious Freedom (New York:  Routledge, 2003) 422-426.


“Sacred Space” and “Native American Sacred Grounds”, in Paul A. Djupe and Laura R. Olson (eds.), Encyclopedia of American Religion and Politics (New York:  Facts on File, 2003) 301-2, 399-400.

“God for Harry! England and Saint George! The Evolution of the Sacred Flag and the Modern Nation-State,” monograph, special Issue of The Flag Bulletin, No.191, Vol.39, No.1 (January-February 2000). [download pdf]

On International Security:

“Time and the Intractability of Territorial Disputes,” correspondence with Stacie Goddard and Jeremy Pressman, International Security, Vol.32, No.3 (Winter 2007-8) 191-201. [download pdf]


“The Path to Intractability:  Time and the Entrenchment of Territorial Disputes,” International Security, Vol.31, No.3 (Winter 2006-7) 107-138. [download pdf]


“Military Necessity”, in Mark Bevir (ed.), Encyclopedia of Governance, (New York:  Sage, 2006).

On the Political Science Discipline:

“Trial by Fire:  Surviving the Job Talk Q&A,” PS:  Political Science & Politics, Vol.41, No.4 (October 2008), 803-808. [download pdf]

“Sliding into Home Plate:  How to Use Slideware to Improve Your Presentation (While Dodging the Bullets),” PS:  Political Science & Politics, Vol.38, No.2 (July 2005) 393-397. [download pdf]

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