Peer-Reviewed Publications:

  1. You and Whose Army? How Civilian Leaders Leverage the Military’s Prestige to Shape Public Opinion.
    Michael R. Kenwick and Sarah Maxey
    The Journal of Politics. (Forthcoming)
    [Replication files]
  2. Border Orientation in a Globalizing World.
    Beth A. Simmons and Michael R. Kenwick.
    American Journal of Political Science. (Forthcoming)
    [Replication files]
  3. The MID5 Dataset, 2011-2014: Procedures, Coding Rules, and Description.
    Glenn Palmer, Roseanne W. McManus, Vito D’Orazio, Michael R. Kenwick, Mikaela Karstens, Chase Bloch, Nick Dietrich, Kayla Kahn, Kellan Ritter, Michael J. Soules.
    Conflict Management and Peace Science. (Forthcoming).
    [Data set]
    . .
  4. Pandemic Response as Border Politics
    Michael R. Kenwick and Beth A. Simmons
    International Organization 74(Suppl.): 1-17 (2020).
    [Replication Files]
  5. Estimating One-sided-killings from a Robust Measurement Model of Human Rights
    Chris Fariss, Michael R. Kenwick, and Kevin Reuning
    Journal of Peace Research 57(6):801-814.
    [Replication Files] [Appendix][Human Rights Scores v.4]
  6. Self-Reinforcing Civilian Control: A Measurement-Based Analysis of Civil-Military Relations
    Michael R. Kenwick
    International Studies Quarterly 64(1): 71-84 (2019)
    [Appendix][Replication Files][Civilian Control Scores v.1]
  7. Updating the Militarized Interstate Dispute Data: A Response to Gibler, Miller, and Little
    Glenn PalmerVito D’Orazio, Michael R. Kenwick, and Roseanne McManus
    International Studies Quarterly 
    64(2) 469–475 (2019)
    [Appendix] [Replication Files]
  8. Exploring the Dynamics of Latent Variable Models
    Kevin Reuning, Michael R. Kenwick, and Christopher J. Fariss
    Political Analysis 27(4):503-517 (2019)
    [Appendix] [Replication Files]
  9. Defense Pacts and Deterrence: Caveat Emptor
    Michael R. Kenwick and John A. Vasquez
    The Journal of Politics 79(1):329-334 (2017)
    [Appendix] [Replication Files]
  10. Who’s Careful: Regime Type and Target Selection
    Daehee Bak, Michael R. Kenwick, and Glenn Palmer
    The European Journal of International Relations 22(4): 872-896 (2016)
    [Appendix] [Replication Files]
  11. Crowdsourcing the Measurement of Interstate Conflict
    Vito D’Orazio, Michael R. Kenwick, Matthew Lane, Glenn Palmer, and David Reitter
    PLOS ONE 11(6): e0156527 (2016)
  12. Do Alliances Really Deter?
    Michael R. Kenwick, John A. Vasquez, and Matthew Powers
    The Journal of Politics
     77(4): 943-954 (2015)
    [Appendix] [Replication Files]
    – Coverage in The Chicago Policy Review
  13. The MID4 Data Set, 2002-2010: Procedures, Coding Rules, and Description
    Glenn Palmer, Vito D’Orazio, Michael R. Kenwick, and Matthew Lane
    Conflict Management and Peace Science 32(2): 222-242 (2015)
    [Data Webpage]

Editor Reviewed Publications:

  1. Deterrence Theory and Alliance Politics
    Michael R. Kenwick and Roseanne McManus.
    What Do We Know About War? Third Edition, Edited by Sara Mitchell and John A. Vasquez.
    Rowman & Littlefield. (2021).
  2. The Militarized Interstate Dispute Dataset: Putting Things in Perspective
    Glenn PalmerVito D’Orazio, Michael R. Kenwick, and Roseanne McManus
    International Studies Quarterly (Forthcoming)
  3. Measurement Models
    Christopher Fariss, Michael R. Kenwick, and Kevin Reuning
    SAGE Handbook of Research Methods is Political Science & International Relations (2020)

Press and Media:

  1. Border Barriers are on the Rise
    Beth A. Simmons and Michael R. Kenwick,
    CNN (Opinion). (February 1, 2019)
  2. Trump’s Cabinet and Bringing Civil-Military Relations Back In
    Lionel Beehner, Peter White, and Michael R. Kenwick
    Political Violence @ A Glance (December 16, 2016)
  3. Why Erdogan Struggles to Control the Armed Forces, and Why the Turkish Coup Failed
    Michael R. Kenwick
    The Monkey Cage (July 18, 2016)

External Grants:

  1. “States and Security: Border Orientation in the Modern World.”
    Co-Principal Investigator with Beth A. Simmons
    National Science Foundation, SES: 1917573.
    Project Award: $476,137

Select Working Papers:  

  1. International Influences on the Survival of Territorial Non-State Actors
    Michael R. Kenwick and Douglas Lemke
    (Revise and Resubmit)
  2. Infrastructure and Authority at the State’s Edge: The Border Crossings of the World Dataset
    Michael R. Kenwick, Rick McAlexander, and Beth Simmons
    (Revise and Resubmit)
  3. Rethinking the Link Between Civil-Military Relations and Interstate Conflict
    Michael R. Kenwick
  4. Explaining Public Support for Border Militarization
    Michael R. Kenwick
  5. The Discursive Civil-Military Divide
    Michael R. Kenwick, Burcu Kolcak, and Sumin Lee