The March 2016 issue of the journal Perspectives on Politics included a review of Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and LBJ School Professor Alan Kuperman’s most recent volume, Constitutions and Conflict Management in Africa: Preventing Civil War through Institutional Design (U. of Pennsylvania, 2015), which emerged from the Strauss Center’s CCAPS program. Reviewer Shanna A. Kirschner places Kuperman’s book in the context of other scholarship on conflict management and constitutional design by Lijphart, Horowitz, Nilsson, and others.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and Associate Professor of Government at UT Scott Wolford recently published an article in International Studies Quarterly with Emily Hencken Ritter. The article titled “National Leaders, Political Security, and the Formation of Military Coalitions” discusses the link between the political security of national leaders and their inclination to form coalitions.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT Government Professor Paula Newberg recently published an article in Asian Affairs: An American Review. Her article, “Pakistan’s Constitutionalism in an Age of Terror”, discusses Pakistan’s struggles in governing under a Constitution while understanding the importance of rights protections.

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and UT Law Professor Derek Jinks recently contributed to the 50th anniversary special issue of the Texas International Law Journal. The issue recognizes the most significant contributions from students and academic advisors over the journal’s fifty years

Strauss Center Distinguished Scholar and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering Michael Evan Webber is launching his new book, Thirst for Power, in Austin on April 11 at the Stateside Theatre at the Paramount. His book offers a new, holistic view of water and energy, two resources facing serious challenges.

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