Vesna Danilovic

Associate Professor
Department of Political Science
505 Park Hall
University at Buffalo, SUNY
Buffalo, NY 14222

E-mail:
vesna@buffalo.edu
Web page: http://www.buffalo.edu/~vesna


Teaching

Fall 2013:
~ PSC 330 International Relations Problems
~ PSC 335 American Foreign Policy
 
Other recent courses:
~ PSC 544 International Relations Theory (graduate seminar)

~ PSC 645 Conflict Processes (graduate seminar)
Picasso, "Face of Peace"
        Picasso, "Face of Peace"

Publications

Single-authored:
~ When the Stakes Are High: Deterrence and Conflict Among Major Powers (University of Michigan Press, 2002).
     (Reviewed in International Studies Review, International History Review, Perspectives on Politics, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Interdisciplinary History, and Political Science Quarterly)
Also:
~ "The Rational-Cognitive Debate and Poliheuristic Theory," in Alex Mintz, ed., Integrating Cognitive and Rational Theories of Foreign Policy Decision Making (New York: Palgrave Macmillan 2003, pp. 127-37).
~ "The Sources of Threat Credibility in Extended Deterrence," Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 45, No. 3 (June 2001), pp. 341-69.
~ "Conceptual and Selection Bias Issues in Deterrence," Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 45, No. 1 (February 2001), pp. 97-125.
- "Modeling Power Transition: An Extended Version," in Jacek Kugler and Douglas Lemke, eds. Parity and War (Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press 1996, pp. 117-26).

 
Co-authored with Joe Clare:
~ "Reputation for Resolve, Interests, and Conflict," Conflict Management and Peace Science Vol. 29 No. 1 (February 2012), pp. 3-27.
~ "Multiple Audiences and Reputation Building in International Conflicts," Journal of Conflict Resolution Vol. 54, No. 6 (December 2010), pp. 860-82.
~ "Deterrence and Crisis Bargaining," in International Studies Compendium, ed. Robert E. Denemark. (New York: Wiley-Blackwell 2010).
~ "Kantian Liberal Peace (Revisited)," American Journal of Political Science Vol. 51. No. 2 (April 2007), pp. 397-414.
~ "Global Power Transitions and Regional Interests," International Interactions Vol. 33, No. 3, (July 2007), pp. 289-304.

 
Co-authored with Sue Batty:
~ "Political Centrism: A Game-Theoretic Interpretation of Gorbachev's Leadership Strategy," Journal of Theoretical Politics Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 1997), pp. 89-106.
 
Also: book reviews in Perspectives on Politics (2004,2007, 2012), encyclopedic entries in Routledge Encyclopedia of International Relations, ed. Martin Griffiths (London: Routledge, 2005).

 
Current Projects:
~ Alliances as a moral hazard problem; Issue-linkages in international bargaining; "Carrot-and-stick" negotiating strategies; (Semi-)Authoritarian regimes and international conflict; The rule of law, civil liberties, and foreign policy
 

Conference participation:
~ International Studies Association: 2013 San Francisco; 2011 Montreal, Quebec; 2009 New York City; 2008 San Francisco; 2007 Chicago; 2006 San Diego; 2004 Montreal, Quebec; 2002 New Orleans; 1996 San Diego; 1994 Washington, DC
~ Peace Science Society (International): 2011 Los Angeles; 2007 Columbia, SC; 2006 Columbus, OH; 2004 Houston; 1999 Ann Arbor, MI; 1998 Rutgers U., NJ; 1996 Houston
~ American Political Science Association: 2013 Chicago; 2009 Toronto; 2005 Washington, DC; 2003 Philadelphia; 2001 San Francisco; 1995 Chicago; 1992 Chicago



Sundry:
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~ Buffalo Film Series

~ No-Kill Animal Shelters

~ FreeRice
  
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~ Arts & Letters Daily