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Selected Publications


Comparative Regionalism  ed. (Routledge, 2014).


Sanctions, Statecraft, and Nuclear Proliferation  ed. (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2012).


Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East  (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 2007).*

*2008 Winner of the American Political Science Association's Woodrow Wilson Award for best book on government, politics, or international affairs.

*2008 Co-Winner of the Jervis-Schroeder Prize for best book on international history and politics.


Regional Orders at Century's Dawn: Global and Domestic Influences on Grand Strategy.  (Princeton, N.J.: Princeton University Press, 1998). 


Industrial Policy, Technology, and International Bargaining: Designing Nuclear Industries in Argentina and Brazil.  (Palo Alto, CA: Stanford University Press, 1996).


Etel Solingen, ed., Scientists and the State: Domestic Structures and the International Context  (Ann Arbor, MI: The University of Michigan Press, 1994). 


Selected Articles and Book Chapters


Solingen, Etel, Of Dominoes and Firewalls: The Domestic, Regional, and Global Politics of International Diffusion, International Studies Quarterly 56, 4 (December 2012): 631-644.


Solingen, Etel, Multilateralism, Regionalism, and Bilateralism: conceptual overview from international relations theory, In N. Ganesan and Ramses Amer, eds., International Relations in Southeast Asia: Between Bilateralism versus Multilateralism. Cornell University Press (2010).


Solingen, Etel, The Perils of Prediction: Japan's Once and Future Nuclear Status, In William C. Potter, ed., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation in the 21st Century:  A Comparative Perspective. Stanford University Press (2010).


Solingen, Etel, Domestic Models of Political Survival: Why Some Do and Others Don't (Proliferate), In William C. Potter, ed., Forecasting Nuclear Proliferation: The Role of Theory. Stanford University Press (2010).


Solingen, Etel (with Edward Mansfield), Regionalism, Annual Review of Political Science, Volume 13 (2010):145-63.


Solingen, Etel, Economic and Political Liberalization in China: Implications for US-China Relations. In Richard Rosecrance and Gu Guoliang, eds., Power and Restraint: A Shared Vision for the U.S.-China Relationship. Public Affairs (2009) - Project sponsored by Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School and the Chinese Academy of Social Sciences (CASS).


Solingen, Etel, The Global Context of Comparative Politics, In Mark I. Lichbach and Alan S. Zuckerman, eds., Comparative Politics: Rationality, Culture, and Structure. Cambridge University Press (2009).


Solingen, Etel, Of Theory, Method, and Policy Guideposts, Author's Response to four contributions to a Book Review Roundtable of Nuclear Logics: Contrasting Paths in East Asia and the Middle East, Asia Policy, No. 7 (January 2009):139-151.


Solingen, Etel, The Genesis, Design and Effects of Regional Institutions: Lessons from East Asia and the Middle East. International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 52, No. 1 (June 2008).


Solingen, Etel, Pax Asiatica versus Bella Levantina: The Foundations of War and Peace in East Asia and the Middle East.American Political Science Review, Vol. 101, No. 4 (November 2007).


Barnett, Michael and Etel Solingen, Designed to Fail or Failure of Design? The Sources and Institutional Effects of the Arab League, In Alastair Iain Johnston and Amitav Acharya, eds., Crafting Cooperation: The Design and Effect of Regional Institutions in Comparative Perspective.Cambridge University Press (2007).


Rosecrance, Richard N., Etel Solingen, and Arthur A. Stein, Globalization and Its Effects: Introduction and Overview. In Richard N. Rosecrance and Arthur A. Stein, ed., No More States?: Globalization, National Self-determination, and Terrorism. Rowman and Littlefield (2006).


Petrovic, Bojan and Etel Solingen, Internationalization and Europeanization: The Case of the Czech Republic. New Political Economy (UK), Vol. 10, No. 3 (September 2005).


Solingen, Etel, East Asian Regional Institutions: Characteristics, Sources, Distinctiveness, In T.J. Pempel, ed. Remapping Asia: Competing Patterns of Regional Integration. Cornell University Press (2005): 31-53.


Solingen, Etel, ASEAN Cooperation: The Legacy of the Economic Crisis. International Relations of the Asia-Pacific (Tokyo), Vol. 5, No. 1 (2005): 1-29.


Solingen, Etel, Southeast Asia in a New Era: Domestic Coalitions from Crisis to Recovery. Asian Survey, Vol. 44, No. 2 (March/April 2004): 189-212.


Solingen Etel, The Triple Logic of the European-Mediterranean Partnership: Hindsight and Foresight. International Politics, Vol. 40, No. 2 (June 2003): 179-194.


Solingen, Etel, "Internationalization, Coalitions, and Regional Conflict and Cooperation" In Edward D. Mansfield and Brian M. Pollins, eds. Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: New Perspectives on an Enduring Debate. University of Michigan Press (2003).


Solingen, Etel, Mapping Internationalization: Domestic and Regional Impacts. International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 45, No. 4 (2001): 517-556.


Solingen, Etel, The Multilateral Arab-Israeli Negotiations: Genesis, Institutionalization, Pause, Future. Journal of Peace Research (Oslo), Vol. 37, No. 2 (March 2000): 167-187.


Solingen, Etel, ASEAN, Quo Vadis ? Domestic Coalitions and Regional Cooperation. Contemporary Southeast Asia (Singapore) Vol. 21, No. 1 (April 1999): 30-53.


Solingen, Etel, "Economic Liberalization, Political Coalitions, and Emerging Regional Orders." David Lake and Patrick Morgan, eds., Regional Orders: Building Security in a New World. Penn State University Press (1997).


Solingen, Etel, Democratization in the Middle East: Quandaries of the Peace Process. Journal of Democracy, Vol. 7, No. 3 (July 1996).


Solingen, Etel, "Democracy, Economic Reform, and Regional Cooperation." Journal of Theoretical  Politics, Vol. 8, No. 1 (January 1996).


Solingen, Etel, "The New Multilateralism and Nonproliferation: Bringing Domestic Politics In." Global Governance, Vol. 1 No. 2 (May-August 1995).


Solingen, Etel, "The Political Economy of Nuclear Restraint." International Security, Vol. 19, No. 2 (Fall 1994).


Solingen, Etel, "The Domestic Sources of International Regimes: The Evolution of Nuclear Ambiguity in the Middle East." International Studies Quarterly, Vol. 38, No. 4 (June 1994).


Solingen, Etel, "Between Markets and the State: Scientists in Comparative Perspective." Comparative Politics, Vol. 26, No. 1 (October 1993).


Solingen, Etel, "Macropolitical Consensus and Lateral Autonomy in Industrial Policy: Nuclear Industries in Brazil and Argentina." International Organization, Vol. 47, No. 2 (Spring 1993).

Etel L. Solingen

Thomas T. and Elizabeth C. Tierney Chair in Peace and Conflict Studies

Distinguished Professor (2018- )

Chancellor's Professor (2009-2013)

President, International Studies Association (2012-2013)