Selected Papers and Publications

The True Costs of Humanitarian Intervention

Intervening militarily to save lives abroad often sounds good on paper, but the record has not been promising. The ethical calculus involved is almost always complicated by messy realities on the ground, and the opportunity costs of such missions are massive. Well-meaning countries could save far more lives by helping refugees and victims of natural disasters and funding public health.

 

Ongoing Projects

Forecasting Mass Violence

Learn about my work with the U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum to develop a public early warning system for genocide and mass killing.