Edward D. Mansfield

Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies Hum Rosen Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania Director, Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics, University of Pennsylvania

Edward D. Mansfield is the Hum Rosen Professor of Political Science and Director of the Christopher H. Browne Center for International Politics at the University of Pennsylvania.  He is also an Affiliate at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University.  Mansfield’s research focuses on international security and international political economy. The recipient of the 2000 Karl W. Deutsch Award in International Relations and Peace Research, Mansfield has been a National Fellow at the Hoover Institution and his research has been supported by grants from the Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation, the Mershon Center, and the United States Institute of Peace.  He is co-editor of the University of Michigan Press Series on International Political Economy and the Cambridge University Press Elements Series in International Relations.  He has been Vice President of the International Studies Association, a Term Member of the Council on Foreign Relations, a member of the Graduate Record Examination Political Science Committee, Associate Editor of International Organization, and Program Co-Chair for the 2001 annual meeting of the American Political Science Association.  He has also taught at Columbia University and Ohio State University. Mansfield received his B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania.

Publications

Books

Edward D. Mansfield and Avery Goldstein, The Nexus of Economics, Security, and International Relations in East Asia (Stanford, CA: Stanford University Press, 2012).

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner, Votes, Vetoes, and the Political Economy of International Trade Agreements (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 2012).

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, Electing to Fight: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2005).

Edward D. Mansfield and Brian M. Pollins, Economic Interdependence and International Conflict: New Perspectives on an Enduring Debate (Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 2003).

Edward D. Mansfield and Helen V. Milner, The Political Economy of Regionalism (New York: Columbia University Press, 1997).

Power, Trade, and War (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1995).

Book Chapters

Jack Snyder, Dawn Brancati, and Edward D. Mansfield, “A Not So Great Awakening? Early Elections, Weak Institutions, and the Risk of Violence,” in Managing Conflict in a World Adrift Chester Crocker, eds. Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall (Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2015).

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Does War Influence Democratization?” in In War’s Wake: International Conflict and the Fate of Liberal Democracy, eds. Elizabeth Kier and Ronald Krebs (Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Democratization, Conflict, and Trade,” in Is Democracy Exportable?, eds. Zoltan Barany and Robert G. Moser (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge Companion, 2009).

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Electing to Fight: Emerging Democracies and International Instability,” in NATO-Russia Relations in the Twenty-First Century, ed. Aurel Braun (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2008).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Turbulent Transitions: Why Emerging Democracies Go to War,” in Leashing the Dogs of War: Conflict Management in a Divided World, eds. Chester Crocker, Fen Hampson, and Pamela Aall (Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2007).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Democratization and War: From Napoleon to Millennium’s End,” in Turbulent Peace: The Challenges of Managing International Conflict, eds. Chester Crocker, Fen Hampson, and Pamela Aall (Washington, D.C.: U.S. Institute of Peace, 2001).

Journal Articles

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Pathways to War in Democratic Transitions,” International Organization 63, no. 2 (2009).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Prone to Violence: The Paradox of the Democratic Peace,” The National Interest 89 (2005-06).

Edward D. Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “The Sequencing ‘Fallacy’,” Journal of Democracy 18, no. 3 (2007).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Incomplete Democratic Transitions and the Outbreak of Military Disputes,” International Studies Quarterly 46, no. 4 (2002).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Democratic Transitions, Institutional Strength, and War,” International Organization 56, no. 2 (2002): 597.

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “A Reply to Thompson and Tucker,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 41, no. 3 (1997).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Correspondence:  The Effects of Democratization on War,” International Security 20 (1996).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Democratization and the Danger of War,” International Security 20, no. 1 (1995).

Edward Mansfield and Jack Snyder, “Democratization and War,” Foreign Affairs 74, no. 3 (1995): 79.