CV

Jeffrey Kaplow's CV

Academic Employment

College of William & Mary, Department of Government

Assistant Professor, 2015–

Education

University of California, San Diego

Ph.D., Political Science, 2015
M.A., Political Science, 2011

Harvard Kennedy School

M.P.P., International Security Policy, 2003

Yale University

B.A., Political Science, 2001

Peer-Reviewed Publications

“The Negotiation Calculus: Why Parties to Civil Conflict Refuse to Talk.” 2016. International Studies Quarterly 60(1): 38–46.

“The Canary in the Nuclear Submarine: Assessing the Nonproliferation Risk of the Naval Nuclear Propulsion Loophole.” 2015. Nonproliferation Review 22(2): 185–202.

“Talking Peace, Making Weapons: IAEA Technical Cooperation and Nuclear Proliferation.” 2014. Journal of Conflict Resolution 58(3): 402–428. With Robert L. Brown.

Reprinted in Neil Narang, Erik Gartzke, and Matthew Kroenig, eds. 2016. Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture: Causes and Consequences for the Spread of Nuclear Weapons. New York: Routledge.

“The Determinants of Nuclear Force Structure.” 2014. Journal of Conflict Resolution 58(3): 481–508. With Erik Gartzke and Rupal N. Mehta.

Reprinted in Neil Narang, Erik Gartzke, and Matthew Kroenig, eds. 2016. Nonproliferation Policy and Nuclear Posture: Causes and Consequences for the Spread of Nuclear Weapons. New York: Routledge.

Policy Publications

The Days After a Deal with Iran: Implications for the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime. 2015. Santa Monica, CA: RAND Corporation. With Rebecca Davis Gibbons. 

Conference Papers

“The Changing Face of Nuclear Proliferation.”

APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, August 2017
MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2016
ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta, March 2016

“Nuclear Latency and the Nonproliferation Regime.”

Hendricks Symposium on Nuclear Latency, Lincoln, March 2017

“The Determinants of Multilateral Nuclear Assistance,” with Robert L. Brown

ISA Annual Convention, Baltimore, February 2017
MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2013

“The Determinants of Uncertainty in International Relations,” with Erik Gartzke.

Workshop on the Empirical Implications of the Bargaining Model of War, Peace Science Society Annual Meeting, South Bend, Oct. 2016
Conference on Empirical Implications of Bargaining Theory, Princeton, May 2015
ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, Feb. 2015

“Breadth versus Depth in International Security Institutions.”

APSA Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Sept. 2016
ISA Annual Convention, Atlanta, March 2016

“Selective Enforcement and Revealed Preferences in International Security Organizations.”

PEIO Conference, Salt Lake City, Jan. 2016

“Predicting Proliferation,” with Erik Gartzke.

APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Sept. 2015

“State Compliance and the Track Record of International Institutions.”

Nuclear Studies Research Initiative, Warrenton, May 2015
PEIO Conference, Princeton, Jan. 2014
ISSS-ISAC Conference, Washington, DC, Oct. 2013
APSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Sept. 2013
MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2013

“Testing the Role of Uncertainty in Conflict,” with Erik Gartzke.

ISA Annual Convention, New Orleans, Feb. 2015
Workshop on the Empirical Implications of the Bargaining Model of War, Peace Science Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Oct. 2014
APSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Sept. 2013

“Regime Complexity and the Revealed Preferences of States.”

APSA Annual Meeting, Washington DC, Aug. 2014
ISA Annual Convention, Toronto, March 2014

“In Search of Nuclear Deterrence,” with Erik Gartzke and Rupal N. Mehta.

ISA Annual Convention, Toronto, March 2014

“The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime Complex: A New Dataset,” with Shannon Carcelli, Erik Gartzke, and Rebecca Gibbons.

ISA Annual Convention, Toronto, March 2014

“Nuclear Deterrence and the Capabilities of Nuclear Forces,” with Erik Gartzke and Rupal N. Mehta.

ISSS-ISAC Conference, Washington DC, Oct. 2013
ISA Annual Convention, San Francisco, April 2013
MPSA Annual Conference, Chicago, April 2013

“The Enemy of My Enemy is My Friend: Affinity Networks in International Relations.”

Political Networks Conference, Boulder, June 2012

“Does the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty Matter?”

International Studies Association Annual Convention, San Diego, April 2012

Invited Talks

“The End of the Nuclear Weapons Program”

Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Workshop, Washington DC, May 2017
Workshop on Nuclear Latency and Hedging, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington DC, May 2017
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace Workshop, Washington DC, Nov. 2016

“The Credibility of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.”

Reves Global Lecture, College of William & Mary, Nov. 2015
Nuclear Science and Security Consortium, University of California, Berkeley, Aug. 2013
Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Winter Conference, Washington DC, March 2013
Stanton Nuclear Security Seminar, Washington DC, Oct. 2012

“Measuring Uncertainty across Domains.”

Cross-Domain Deterrence Conference, University of California, San Diego, Nov. 2014

“State Compliance and the Track Record of the Nuclear Nonproliferation Regime.”

New Faces Conference, Triangle Institute for Security Studies, Sept. 2014

“Nuclear Force Structure and International Conflict.”

Colgate University, March 2014

“The Drivers of Nuclear Proliferation.”

MORS Seminar, Analytic Dynamics of Deterrence and Non Proliferation, Non-Proliferation and Counter-Proliferation Working Group, Washington, DC, March 2012

“Assessing Nuclear Proliferation Risk.”

Ad Hoc Committee on Improving the Assessment of Proliferation Risk in Nuclear Fuel Cycles, National Academy of Sciences, Washington, DC, Jan. 2012

Teaching Experience

Professor

Government 391, The Politics and Policy of Nuclear Weapons; Spring 2018 (scheduled)

Government 329, International Security; Fall 2017, Fall 2016, Fall 2015

Government 100, Predicting the Future; Spring 2017

Government 204, Introduction to International Politics; Spring 2016

Policy Experience

Research Consultant, Public Policy Associates, Inc., Lansing, MI, 2008 – 2012

Consulted on quantitative and qualitative research instruments, data analysis, and reports for government and nonprofit clients and stakeholders; designed and implemented large-scale social network studies of participants in regional economic development initiatives

Analyst, United States Government, Washington, DC, 2002 – 2009

In several US government positions, conducted research and analysis related to nuclear proliferation; produced written assessments and provided briefings on analytic conclusions to senior policymakers and Congress; served as US State Department's China desk officer for nonproliferation, drafting briefing materials and tracking developments in Chinese nuclear and missile programs; represented the United States at international talks on Middle East regional stability

Environmental Strategy Research Associate, Cambridge Energy Research Associates, Cambridge, MA, 2000 – 2001

Researched and wrote reports for energy industry clients on global environmental issues, including political assessments of international environmental negotiations and quantitative analyses of emissions trading markets

Grants and Awards

Faculty Summer Research Grant, College of William & Mary, 2016 and 2017

Summer Fellowship, Bridging the Gap Project, 2016

Project on Advanced Systems and Concepts for Countering WMD, Naval Postgraduate School, with Erik Gartzke, 2015

International Nuclear Security Dissertation Fellow, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 2013 – 2014

Earl Warren Graduate Fellowship, University of California, San Diego, 2009 – 2014

Stanton Nuclear Security Fellow, RAND Corporation, 2012 – 2013

International Nuclear Security Dissertation Fellow, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, University of California, 2012 – 2013

Dean of Social Sciences Travel Fund Award, University of California, San Diego, 2011 and 2014

Travel Grant, International Studies Association Annual Convention, 2011, 2013, and 2014

Travel Fellowship, Political Networks Conference, National Science Foundation, 2011 – 2012

Travel Grant, American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, 2011

TA Excellence Award, University of California, San Diego, 2010 – 2011

Public Policy and Nuclear Threats Training Program Grant, Institute on Global Conflict and Cooperation, 2010

Multiple awards and Certificate of Recognition for outstanding government service and contributions to US foreign policy, 2008

Six Exceptional Performance Awards and two Quality Step Increases in recognition of outstanding performance, 2003 – 2007

Carolyn Cady Hewey Scholarship, Harvard University, 2001 – 2003

Pi Sigma Alpha honors society, Yale University, 2001 

Training and Workshops

Cyber and National Security Academic-Practitioner Workshop, George Washington University, Washington DC, 2014

Workshop on Network Analysis and the Study of International Security, George Washington University, Washington DC, 2013

Nuclear Summer School, Nuclear Science and Security Consortium, University of California, Berkeley, 2013

Human subjects training, 2012

Workshops on social network analysis, Political Networks Conference, 2011 – 2012 

Public Policy and Nuclear Threats training program, 2010

New Era Foreign Policy Conference, 2010

Technical training on the nuclear fuel cycle and nuclear weapons technologies, 2003 – 2008

Service

Panel discussant, “Foundations of International Cooperation,” APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Sept. 2017

Panel discussant, “The Proliferation of Proliferation: New Perspectives on the Spread of Nuclear Weapons,” ISA Annual Conference, Atlanta, March 2016

Panel discussant, “The Design of International Agreements,” APSA Annual Meeting, San Francisco, Sept. 2015

Co-organizer, Workshop on the Empirical Implications of the Bargaining Model of War, Peace Science Society Annual Meeting, Philadelphia, Oct. 2014

Scenario Facilitator, New Era Foreign Policy Conference, Washington DC, 2013 – 2014

Panel organizer, “Bargaining and War: New Theoretical and Empirical Approaches,” APSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Aug. 2013

Panel organizer, “The Effect of International Institutions on State Behavior,” APSA Annual Meeting, Chicago, Aug. 2013

Speaker, Professional Development Panel: Inside the Beltway, New Era Foreign Policy Conference, Washington DC, March 2013

Referee, Conflict Management and Peace Science; Foreign Policy Analysis; International Relations of the Asia-Pacific; International Studies Quarterly; Journal of Conflict Resolution; Research and Politics