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Ambassador Doraemon: Japan's Pop Culture Diplomacy in China and South Korea
(Georgetown University, 2012)
Despite a growing literature on Japanese soft power and public diplomacy, little research quantifies its effects or orients it in policy discussions. This paper investigates the relationship of consumption of Japanese ...
Combating Nuclear Trafficking in the Former Soviet Union & Eastern Europe: U.S. Nonproliferation Assistance and the Illicit Nuclear Trade, 1997-2009
(Georgetown University, 2011)
The illicit trafficking of fissile and radioactive materials emerged as a prominent threat following the collapse of the USSR. In the aftermath of September 11th, the issue has received renewed attention due to the ...
Attitudes Towards Immigration: Economic versus Cultural Determinants. Evidence from the 2011 Transatlantic Trends Immigration Data
(Georgetown University, 2013)
Immigration is an issue that is always on the political agenda. Today we see that the United States and European countries are reassessing immigration policies based on changed realities and needs of their countries. ...
A NEW WORLD ORDER: THE TRIALS AND TRIBULATIONS OF AMERICAN PRIMACY
(Georgetown University, 2017)
Over the past twenty-five years, the United States has moved from optimism to considerable pessimism about its role to do well in the world. Indeed, President George H.W. Bush’s “New World Order” stands unquestionably in ...
Warfare’s wiring: Nervous system responses to combat service and the policy preferences of combat veterans
(Georgetown University, 2018)
Americans prize military service, particularly combat service, in their political decision-makers. Indeed, combat service is supposed to create a colloquial 'band of brothers' among veterans—a homogeneous group expected ...
The Effect of Cell Phone Use on State Fragility in Southeast Asia
(Georgetown University, 2023)
Cellphone use has become an affordable way for individuals to communicate with their communities and access media. This technological development has improved access to resources for low- and middle-income Southeast Asia ...