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Scholarly Interest Report
         
T. Clifton Morgan
Professor
Albert Thomas Professor of Political Science 07/01/1998
 
e-mail:morgan@rice.edu
 
  • B.A. (1978) University of Oklahoma
  • M.A. (1980) University of Texas, Austin
  • Ph.D. (1986) University of Texas, Austin
 
Primary Department
   Department of Political Science
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Research Areas
 International conflict, Economic Sanctions, Foreign Policy Decision Making
 
Teaching Areas
 international relations, formal theory
 
Selected Publications
 Refereed articles
 

T. Clifton Morgan "Hearing the Noise: Economic Sanctions Theory and Anomalous Evidence." International Interactions, 41: 744-754.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan, Navin Bapat, Yoshiharu Kobayashi, "Threat and Imposition of econcomic sanctions 1945-2005: Updating the TIES dataset" Conflict Managment and Peace Science Forthcoming

 
 

Bapat, Navin, Tobias Heinrich, Yoshiharu Kobayashi, and T. Clifton Morgan "“Determinants of Sanctions Effectiveness: Sensitivity Analysis Using New Data,”." International InteractionsIn Press

 
 

Martinez Machain, Carla and T. Clifton Morgan "The Effect of US Troop Deployment on Host States’ Foreign Policy." Armed Forces and SocietyIn Press

 
 

Carla Martinez Machain, T. Clifton Morgan, Patrick M. Regan "Deterring Rebellion." 

 
 

Valentin Krustev, T. Clifton Morgan "Ending Economic Coercion: Domestic Politics and International Bargaining." 

 
 

Navin Bapat and T. Clifton Morgan "Multilateral vs. Unilateral Sanctions Reconsidered: A Test Using New Data." International Studies Quarterly, 53 (Dec. 2009) : 1075-94.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan, Navin Bapat and Valentin Krustev "The Threat and Imposition of Economic Sanctions, 1971-2000." Conflict Management and Peace Science, 26 (2009) : 95-113.

 
 

Michaela Mattes and T. Clifton Morgan "When Do They Stop? Modelling the Termination of War." Conflict Management and Peace Science, 21:3 (2004 Fall) : 179-194.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Navin Bapat "Imposing Sanctions: States, Firms and Economic Coercion." International Studies Review, 5:4 (2003, Dec.) : 65-79.

 
 

T. Morgan "To Protect and To Serve: Alliances and Foreign-Policy Portfolios." Journal of Conflict Resolution, 47/2 (2003/April)

 
 

T. Morgan "Give or Take: Foreign Aid and Foreign Policy Substitutability." Journal of Peace Research, 39 (2002/Jan) : 5-26.

 
 

T. Morgan "Multilateral Sanctions and Foreign Policy Success: Can Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth?." International Interactions, 28 (2002 April) : 117-36.

 
 Articles
 

Morgan, T. Clifton "The Secret Ingredient on Iron Chef—Road Kill!." Conflict Managment and Peace ScienceIn Press

 
 

Michaela Mattes and T. Clifton Morgan "When Do They Stop? Modelling the Termination of War." Conflict Management and Peace Science (2004) In Revision

 
 

Navin Bapat and T. Clifton Morgan "Imposing Sanctions: States Firms and Economic Coercioin." International Studies Review, 5/4 (2003, Dec.) : 507-521.In Press

 
 Books
 

Glenn Palmer and T. Clifton Morgan "A Theory of Foreign Policy."  (2006)

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Glenn Palmer "A Matter of Choice: A Two-Good Theory of Substitution in Foreign Policy." 

 
 Editor of books
 

Zeev Maoz, Alex Mintz, T. Clifton Morgan, Glenn Palmer, Richard J. Stoll "Multiple Paths to Knowledge in International Relations."  (2004)

 
 Book chapters
 

Brett Ashley Leeds and T. Clifton Morgan "The Quest for Security: Alliances and Arms." In Press

 
 Book reviews
 

T. Clifton Morgan "International Relations and Scientific Progress: Structural Realism Reconsidered by Patrick James." Journal of Politics (2004, May) : 656-657.

 
 

"Veto Players by George Tsebelis." International Politics (2003, Dec.) : 575-576.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan "Review of International Relations and Scientific Progress by Patrick James." Journal of PoliticsIn Press

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan "Review of Smart Sanctions by David Cortright and George Lopez and of US Economic Statecraft for Survival by Alan P. Dobson." Political Studies Review (2003/Sep) : 466-467.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan "Review of The Institutional Economics of Foreign Aid by Bertin Martens." International Studies Review (2003/Mar) : 104-06.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan "Review of Veto Players by George Tsebelis." International PoliticsIn Press

 
 Other
 

Anne Miers and T. Clifton Morgan "Multilateral Sanctions and Foreign Policy Success: Can Too Many Cooks Spoil the Broth?." International Interactions (Forthcoming)

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Glenn Palmer "A Model of Foreign Policy Substitutability" ." Journal of Conflict Resolution, 44 (February, 2000) : 11-32.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Christopher Anderson "Domestic Support and Diversionary External Conflict in Great Britain, 1950-1992." Journal of Politics, 61:3 (1999 August) : 799-814.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Glenn Palmer "A Model of Foreign-Policy Substitutability." Journal of Conflict Resolution (Forthcoming, February 2000)

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Glenn Palmer "Chinese Foreign Policy in the Twenty-First Century: Insights from the Two-Good Theory." Issues and Studies, 35:3 (1999 May/June) : 35-60.

 
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Glenn Palmer "Room to Move: Security, Proaction, and Institutions in Foreign Policy Decision-making." Strategic Politicians, Institutions, and Foreign Policy (1998)

 
Presentations
 Conference Paper
 

Presenter.  "Hearing the Noise: Economic Sanctions Theory and Anomalous Evidence." Jan Tinbergen Peace Science Conference, Coventry, England.

 
 

Presenter.  "The Long-term Effect of Sanctions on Political Violence." Peace Science Society, Oxford, MI. (Nov. 13, 2015) With Santiago Sosa

 
 Invited Papers
 

"Economic Sanctions and Foreign Policy Substitutability." Penn State University. (June 21, 2002) With Michaela Mattes, Anne Miers, Glenn Palmer

 
 Invited Talks
 

"Multilateral Sanctions and Foreign Policy Success." University of Texas at Austin. (Jan. 18, 2002)

 
 

"When Threats Succeed." Texas A&M University. (Feb. 21, 2002)

 
 Keynote Speaker
 

Speaker.  "The Secret Ingredient on Iron Chef--Road Kill!." Peace Science Society (International), Los Angeles. (Oct. 2011)

 
 Other
 

"A Theory of International Bargaining with Sub-State Actors." Peace Science Society, Atlanta, GA. (October 26-28, 2001) With Navin Bapat

 
 

"Buying Freedoms: The Use of Economic Sanctions to Further Human Rights." International Studies Association 2001 International Convention, Hong Kong. (July 24-27, 2001) With Anne Miers

 
 

"Discussant--The Geopolitics of International Conflict." American Political Science Association, San Francisco, CA. (August 29-September 2, 2001)

 
 

"Domestic Politics and Economic Sanctions." Department of Political Science, Penn State University, State College, PA. (Oct. 5, 2000)

 
 

"Economic Sanctions and Foreign Policy Substitutability." American Political Science Association annual Meeting, Washington, D.C.. (Aug. 31-Sep. 3, 2000) With Anne Miers and Glenn Palmer

 
 

"Economic Sanctions and Foreign Policy Substitutability." Peace Science Society Annual Meeting , New Haven, CT. (Oct. 27-29, 2000) With Anne Miers and Glenn Palmer

 
 

"Formal Models in the Study of International Relations." Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. (Oct. 19, 2000)

 
 

"Multilateral Sanctions and Foreign Policy Success"." International Studies Association Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, CA. (March 14-19, 2000) With Anne Miers

 
 

"Spatial Models in International Relations." Department of Political Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX. (Nov. 1, 2000)

 
 

"The Spatial Model of Crisis Bargaining." Department of Political Science, Penn State University, State College, PA. (Oct. 5, 2000)

 
 

"When Threats Succeed: A Formal Model of the Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." Department of Political Science, Penn State University, State College, PA. (Oct. 6, 2000) With Anne Miers

 
 

"When Threats Succeed: A Formal Model of the Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." Department of Political Science, University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho. (July 14, 2000) With Anne Miers

 
 

"Decision-Related Approaches to Conflict Management and Resolution." (Panel Chair), International Studies Association, Washington, D.C.. (February 1999)

 
 

"Economic Sanctions as an Instrument of Foreign Policy." Vanderbilt University, Dept. of Political Science, Nashville, TN. (April, 1999)

 
 

"No Title." (Sessions Chair)Peace Science Society, Ann Arbor, MI. (October 1999)

 
 

"Sources of Japanese and Chinese Foreign Policy: An Application of tbe Two-Good Theory." Conference on East Asian Security, Charleston, South Carolina. (November 1999) With Glenn Palmer

 
 

"When Threats Succeed: A Formal Model of the Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." American Political Science Association, Atlanta, GA. (Sept. 1999) With Anne C. Miers

 
 

"When Threats Succeed: A Formal Model of the Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." Peace Science Society, Ann Arbor, MI. (October 1999) With Anne C. Miers

 
 Panelist
 

T. Clifton Morgan and Yoshiharu Kobayashi 2013 "Just What Did You Think Would Happen? Modelling the Effects of Foreign Policy Actions," paper presented at the annual Jan Tinbergen European Peace Science Conference June 24-June 26, 2013, Milan, Italy.

 
 

Chair and discussant.  "  New Directions in Sanctions Research." International Studies Association, San Diego, CA. (April 2)

 
 

presenter.  "Empirical Test of a Game-Theoretic Model of Economic Sanctions." Eurasian Peace Science Conference, Istanbul, Turkey. (Jan. 13) With Yoshiharu Kobayashi

 
 

Presenter.  "The Gentle (?) Art of Persuasion: Sanctions and Iran’s Nuclear Program." British International Studies Association, Edinburgh, Scotland. (June 21) With Patrick Regan

 
 

presenter.  "The Gentle (?) Art of Persuasion: Sanctions and Iran’s Nuclear Program." Network of European Peace Scientists, Berlin, Germany. (June 25) With Patrick Regan

 
 

Presenter.  "The Consequences of Coercive Diplomacy." WISC, Porto, Portugal. (8/18/2011) With Glenn Palmer

 
 

Presenter.  "The Consequences of Coercive Diplomacy." Network of European Peace Scientists, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (6/28/2011) With Glenn Palmer

 
 

"Are Economic Sanctions a Substitute for the Use of Force?." (Sep. 9, 2010)

 
 

"Extending the Two-Good Theory: Explaining the Consequences of Foreign Policy." (June, 2010)

 
 

"The Effect of US Troop Deployment on Host Nations' Foreign Policy." (Jan. 7, 2011)

 
 

presenter.  "Early Findings for the Threat and Imposition of Economic Sanctions Data Set." International Studies Association annual meeting, New York, NY. (February 17, 2009)

 
 

Presenter.  "The Causes of Sanctions Success." Jan Tinbergen Europen Peace Science Conference, Amsterdam, Netherlands. (June 30, 2009)

 
 

presenter.  "The Unintended Consequences of Foreign Aid." ABRI-ISA Joint international meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (July 23, 2009)

 
 

Panelist.  "Approaches to Understanding Crisis Bargaining." International Studies Association, San Francisco, CA. (March 26-29, 2008)

 
 

presenter.  "Deterring Rebellion." Network of European Peace Scientists, Amsterdam. (June 30-July 2, 2008) With Patrick Regan and Carla Martinez

 
 

presenter.  "Wealth and the Use of Economic Sanctions." American Political Science Association, Boston, MA. (Aug. 27-31, 2008) With Tobias Heinrich

 
 

Presenter.  "Wealth and the Use of Economic Sanctions." Peace Science Society, Claremont, CA. (Oct. 23-26, 2008) With Tobias Heinrich

 
 

coauthor.  "Domestic Political Institutions, Leaders and the Duration of Economic Sanctions." International Studies Association, San Diego, CA. (March 22-25, 2006) With Valentin Krustev

 
 

coauthor and presenter.  "Multilateral Sanctions and Foreign Policy Success." Jan Tinbergen Peace Science annual meeting, Amsterdam. (June 26-28) With Navin Bapat

 
 

Paper Presenter.  "Domestic Political Institutions, Leaders and The Duration of Economic Sanctions." Peace Science Society, Iowa City, IA. (November 4-6, 2005) With Valentin Krustev

 
 

paper Presenter.  "Threat Effectiveness and Economic Sanctions." Jan Tinbergen Peace Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. (June 27-29, 2005)

 
 

Paper Presenter.  "Threat Effectiveness and Economic Sanctions." International Studies Association, Honolulu, HI. (March 1-5, 2005)

 
 

Presenter.  "Speak Loudly and Carry a Big Stick: Threat Effectiveness and Economic Sanctions." American Political Science Association, Chicago. (Sept. 1-5, 2004) With Sezi Anac

 
 

presenter.  "When is Enough, Enough? Ending Economic Sanctions." International Studies Association, Montreal, Canada. (March 17-20, 2004) With Navin Bapat, Valentin Krustev, Greg Vonahme

 
 

presenter.  "Enough is Enough: Ending Economic Sanctions." Peace Science Society, Ann Arbor, MI. (Nov. 14-16, 2003) With Navin Bapat, Valentin Krustev, Greg Vonahme

 
 

presenter.  "The Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." American Political Science Association, Philadelphia, PA. (Aug. 28-31, 2003)

 
 

presenter.  "The Threat and Use of Economic Sanctions." CEEISA/ISA, Budapest, Hungary. (June 26-28, 2003)

 
 

presenter.  "When Do They Stop? Modelling the Termination of War." Southwest Political Science Association, San Antonio, TX. (April 16-19, 2003) With Michaela Mattes

 
 

"Economic Sanctions and Foreign Policy Substitutability." American Political Science Association, Boston. (Aug. 29-Sept. 1, 2002) With Michaela Mattes, Anne Miers, Glenn Palmer

 
 

"Imposing Sanctions: How States Induce Sub-National Actors to Abide by Sanctions Policies." International Studies Association, New Orleans. (March 24-27, 2002) With Navin Bapat

 
 

"When Do They Stop? Modeling the Termination of War." Peace Science Society, Tucson. (Nov. 1-3, 2002) With Michaela Mattes

 
 Session Chair
 

"Dynamic Empirical Models of Conflcit Processes." International Studies Association, New Orleans, LA. (Feb 18-21, 2015)

 
 

"Compliance with Human Rights and International Human Rights Tribunals." (Feb. 20, 2010)

 
 

Panel Chair.  "Rivalry, Disputes and Polarity." ABRI-ISA Joint international meeting, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. (July 23, 2009)

 
 

panel chair.  "Third Party IGO conflict management and intervention." International Studies Association, San Diego, CA. (March 22-25, 2006)

 
Editorial Positions
 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2015 - 2015)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2011 - 2011)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2009 - 2009)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2009 - 2009)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2011 - 2011)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2005 - 2005)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Politics. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2006 - 2006)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Political Research Quarterly. (2004 - 2004)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Politics. Southern Political Science Association. (2002 - 2002)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2006 - 2006)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Politics. (2008 - 2008)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Politics. (2004 - 2004)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Political Research Quarterly. Western Political Science Association. (2002 - 2002)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Political Research Quarterly. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2005 - 2005)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2002 - 2002)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Politics. (2006 - 2006)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Political Research Quarterly. (2005 - 2005)

 Member of the Editorial Board, Conflict Management and Peace Science. (2004 - 2004)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2003 - 2003)

 Member of the Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly. (2004 - 2004)

Supervised Theses & Dissertations
 Navin Bapat, Ph.D. Non-State Actors and Political Conflict: A Formal Analysis. (2004) (Thesis Director)

 Rosa Sandoval-Bustos, PhD Explaining the Commercial Peace. (2006) (Thesis Committee Member)

 Michaela Mattes, PhD Falling to Peaces: Conciliatory Agreements and the Durability of Peace. (2006) (Thesis Committee Member)

 Valentin Krustev, PhD Bargaining and Economic Coercion. (2007) (Thesis Director)

 Valentin Krustev, Ph.D. Bargaining and Economic Coercion. (2007) (Thesis Director)

 Yoshiharu Kobayashi, PhD Implementation of Economic Sanctions. (2013) (Thesis Director)

 Tobias Heinrich, PhD Strategic Choices in Foreign Aid. (2013) (Thesis Director)

 Navin Bapat, Ph.D. Non-State Actors and Political Conflict. (Thesis Director)

 Anne Miers, Ph.D. Bargaining and International Institutions. (Thesis Director)

 Anne Miers, Ph.D. Bargaining and International Institutions. (Thesis Director)

 Navin Bapat, Ph.D. Non-State Actors and Political Conflict. (Thesis Director)

Awards, Prizes, & Fellowships
 Executive Council, Peace Science Society (1997-2000)

 Isard Dissertation Award Committee, Peace Science Society (1999-2000)

 Political Science Advisory Panel, National Science Foundation (1998-2000)

 Conflict Processes Book Award Committee, American Political Science Review (1996-2000)

 Editorial Board, International Studies Quarterly (1995-1999)

 Political Science Advisory Panel, National Science Foundation (1998-2000)

 Isard Dissertation Award Committee, Peace Science Society (1999-2000)

 Executive Council, Peace Science Society (1997 to present)

 Editorial Board, International Interactions (1993-1999)

 Conflict Processes Section Book Award Committee, American Political Science Association (1996-2000)

Positions Held
 President, Peace Science Society (International). (2010 - 2010)