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Danielle Lupton, assistant professor of political science

Danielle Lupton

Assistant Professor of Political Science
Political Science, 122 Persson Hall
p 315-228-7528

Personal Website: www.daniellelupton.com 
Follow me on Twitter: @ProfLupton



Ph.D., Duke University, 2014; M.A., Duke University, 2011; B.A., Furman University, 2008


Peer Reviewed Journal Articles:

Jonathan N. Brown, Danielle L. Lupton, and Alex Farrington. "Embedded Deception: Interpersonal Trust, Cooperative Expectations, and the Sharing of Fabricated Intelligence," Journal of Global Security Studies (forthcoming).

Danielle L. Lupton. 2018. "Reexamining Reputation for Resolve: Leaders, States, and the Onset of International Crises." Journal of Global Security Studies 3(2): 196-218.

Danielle L. Lupton. 2018. "Signaling Resolve: Leaders, Reputations, and the Importance of Early Interactions." International Interactions 44(1): 59-87.

Danielle L. Lupton. 2017. "Out of the Service, Into the House: Military Experience and Congressional War Oversight," Political Research Quarterly 70(2): 327-339.

Book Chapters:

Danielle L. Lupton and Valerie Morkevicius. "The Fog of War: Violence, Coercion, and Jus ad Vim," in Force Short of War in Modern Conflict: Jus Ad Vim, ed. Jai Galliot (Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press). Forthcoming.

Book Reviews:

Danielle L. Lupton. 2017. Review of Frank P. Harvey and John Mitton, Fighting for Credibility: U.S. Reputation and International Politics (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2016). H-DIPLO/ISSF Roundtable Review. Vol. X, No. 3.

Policy Relevant Publications:

Danielle L. Lupton. 2017. “Having fewer veterans in Congress makes it less likely to restrain the president’s use of force.” The Washington Post’s Monkey Cage, November 10.

Danielle L. Lupton, Roseanne McManus, and Keren Yarhi-Milo. 2017. “Trump is trying to send North Korea a message. He’s got a long way to go.” The Washington Post’s  
Monkey Cage, April 26.

Danielle L. Lupton. 2017. “Deterring North Korea: Understanding the Options and Challenges.” Political Violence @ A Glance, April 5.

Danielle L. Lupton and Peter Feaver. 2016. “Voices Carry: How Careless Campaign Bombast Can Undo Administrations.” Foreign Policy, May 16.

Danielle L. Lupton. 2016. “Lessons in Failure: Libya Five Years Later.” Political Violence @ A Glance, April 15.

Teaching Experience

  • POSC 456 War: Theories and Practices 
  • POSC 390 Silent Warfare: Intelligence Analysis and Statecraft
  • POSC 366 Contemporary American Foreign Policy
  • POSC 232 Fundamentals of International Relations
  • POSC 152 Global Peace and War


International Relations, Security Studies, American Foreign Policy, Civil-Military Relations


International Leaders, Reputations, Resolve and Credibility, Crisis Initiation and Escalation, Political Psychology