Stephen G. Brooks

Associate Professor of Government

646-2735
Silsby 205
Department(s): 
Government
Education: 
B.A. University of California at Santa Cruz
M.A. Yale University
M. Phil. Yale University
Ph.D. Yale University

Selected Publications

America Abroad: The United States' Global Role in the 21st Century, with William Wohlforth, Oxford University Press, forthcoming in 2016. 

World Out of Balance: International Relations and the Challenge of American Primacy, with William Wohlforth, Princeton University Press, 2008. More Info

Producing Security: Multinational Corporations, Globalization, and the Changing Calculus of Conflict, Princeton University Press, 2005. More info

"Don't Come Home, America: The Case Against Retrenchment," International Security, Vol. 27, No. (Winter 2012/2013), pp. 7-51,with G. John Ikenberry and William Wohlforth. PDF

"Economic Actors' Lobbying Influence on the Prospects for War and Peace," International Organization, Vol. 67, No. 4 (Fall 2013), pp. 863-888. PDF

"Lean Forward: In Defense of American Engagement, " Foreign Affairs, Vol. 92, No. 1, pp 130-142 (January/February 2013, with G. John Ikenberry and William Wohlforth.

"Can We Identify a Benevolent Hegemon?" Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 25, No. 1 (2012), pp. 27-38. PDF

"Assessing the Balance," Cambridge Review of International Affairs, Vol. 42, No. 2 (2011), pp. 201-209, with William Wohlforth. PDF

“Reshaping the World Order: How Washington Should Reform International Institutions,” with William Wohlforth, Foreign Affairs, Vol. 88, No. 2:49-63, March/April 2009. PDF

"Reflections on Producing Security," Security Studies, Vol. 16, No. 4: 637-678, October-December 2007. PDF

"Clarifying the End of Cold War Debate," with William Wohlforth, Cold War History, Vol. 7, No. 3: 447-454, August 2007.

"Striking the Balance," with William Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 30, No. 3:186-191, Winter 2005/06.

"International Relations Theory and the Case Against Unilateralism," with William C. Wohlforth, Perspectives on Politics, Vol. 3, No. 3: 509-524, September 2005. PDF

"Hard Times for Soft Balancing." with William C. Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 30, No. 1, 72-108, Summer 2005. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the Turn Toward Superpower Cooperation in the 1980's," with William C. Wohlforth, in From Conflict Escalation to Conflict Transformation: The Cold War in the 1980's, Olav Njnillstad, ed., Frank Cass, 2004.

"A Double-Edged Sword: Globalization and Biosecurity," with Kendall Hoyt, International Security, Vol. 28, No. 3: 123-148, Winter 2003/04. PDF

"American Primacy in Perspective," with William Wohlforth, Foreign Affairs, Vol. 81, No. 4: 20-33, July/August 2002. PDF

"From Old Thinking to New Thinking in Qualitative Research," with William Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 26, No.4: 93-111, Spring 2002. PDF

"Economic Constraints and the End of the Cold War," with William Wohlforth, in Cold War Endgames, William Wohlforth, editor, Penn State University Press, 2002. PDF

"Power, Globalization, and the End of the Cold War: Reevaluating a Landmark Case for Ideas," with William C. Wohlforth, International Security, Vol. 53, No. 3: 5-53, Winter 2000-01. PDF

"The Globalization of Production and the Changing Benefits of Conquest," Journal of Conflict Resolution, Vol. 43, No. 5:646-670, October 1999. PDF

"Dueling Realisms," International Organization, Vol. 51, No. 3: 445-477, Summer 1997 . PDF

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Works in progress

Book on the relationship between economics and politics in international affairs.

Series of articles examining public opinion on U.S. foreign policy.