Post-Grant Reports


Sabbatical Leave Report

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Asian Studies | Defense and Security Studies | International Relations | Political Science | Politics and Social Change | Sports Studies | Work, Economy and Organizations


During my 2014-2015 sabbatical, I secured two book contracts for The Evolution and Legitimacy of International Security Institutions (Cambridge University Press, 2016) and The League of Nations: Enduring Legacies of the First Experiment at World Organization (Routledge, forthcoming). I also published two articles in highly ranked peer reviewed journals: “The Constitutive Effects of Time: Understanding Evolution and Innovation in Refugee Governance along the Thai-Burmese Border” in Refugee Survey Quarterly (forthcoming 2015) and “Sport Without Referees? The Power of the International Olympic Committee and the Social Politics of Accountability” in the European Journal of International Relations (2015).

I also continued several other research projects, including fieldwork at the FIFA World Cups in Brazil and Canada, presenting research on experimental forms of governance at the International Studies Association meeting in New Orleans, and laying the groundwork for a future project on the South China Sea conflict, which I will research as part of my January term travel course in 2016.


This research was conducted as part of a sabbatical leave in 2014-2015.

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