Robert Jervis

Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics, Department of Political Science

1333 International Affairs

Robert Jervis is Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Politics at Columbia University. His most recent book is Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War (Cornell University Press, 2010). His System Effects: Complexity in Political Life (Princeton University Press, 1997) was a co-winner of the APSA’s Psychology Section Best Book Award, and The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution (Cornell University Press, 1989) won the Grawemeyer Award for Ideas Improving World Order. He is also the author of The Logic of Images in International Relations (Princeton University Press, 1970; 2d ed., Columbia University Press, 1989), Perception and Misperception in International Politics (Princeton University Press, 1976), The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy (Cornell University Press, 1984), American Foreign Policy in a New Era (Routledge, 2005), and over 150 other publications.

Jervis was President of the American Political Science Association in 2000-01 and has received career achievement awards from the International Society of Political Psychology and ISA’s Security Studies Section. In 2006 he received the National Academy of Science’s tri-annual award for behavioral sciences contributions to avoiding nuclear war and has received honorary degrees from Oberlin College and the University of Venice. He was a Guggenheim Fellow in 1978-79 and is a Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, and is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, the American Academy of Political and Social Science and the American Philosophical Society. Jervis chairs the Historical Review Panel for CIA and is an Intelligence Community associate. His current research includes the nature of beliefs, IR theory and the Cold War, and the links between signaling and perception.



Robert Jervis, “Snowden: Traitor or Hero (a Comment),” Intelligence and National Security (forthcoming).

Robert Jervis, Francis J. Gavin, Joshua Rovner, Diane Labrosse,  Chaos in the Liberal Order, (New York, NY: Columbia University Press, 2018).

Robert Jervis and Robert Art, International Politics: Enduring Concepts and Contemporary Issues (London: Pearson, 2015).

Robert Jervis, “System Effects Revisited.” Critical Review 24, no. 3 (2012): 393.

Robert Jervis, Why Intelligence Fails: Lessons from the Iranian Revolution and the Iraq War (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 2010).

Robert Jervis, American Foreign Policy in a New Era (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2005).

Robert Jervis, David Wetzle, Jack Levy, Systems, Stability, and Statecraft: Essays on the International History of Modern Europe by Paul Schroeder (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2004).

Robert Jervis, David Sears and Leonie Huddy, eds., Oxford Handbook of Political Psychology (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2003).

Robert Jervis, System Effects: Complexity in Political and Social Life (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1997).

Robert Jervis and Jack Snyder, Coping with Complexity in the International System (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1993).

Robert Jervis et al., eds., Behavior, Society, and Nuclear War, 3 vols. (Oxford University Press, 1990-93).

Robert Jervis and Seweryn Bialer, eds., Soviet-American Relations After the Cold War (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1991).

Robert Jervis and Jack Snyder, Dominoes and Bandwagons: Strategic Beliefs and Superpower Competition in the Eurasian Rimland (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1991).

Robert Jervis, The Meaning of the Nuclear Revolution: Statecraft and the Prospect of Armageddon (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1990).

Robert Jervis et al., eds., Perspectives on Deterrence (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 1989).

Robert Jervis, The Logic of Images in International Relations (New York: Columbia University Press, 1988)

Robert Jervis, The Symbolic Nature of Nuclear Politics (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois, 1986).

Robert Jervis, Richard Ned Lebow, and Janice Stein, Psychology and Deterrence (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1985).

Robert Jervis, The Illogic of American Nuclear Strategy (Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press, 1984).

Robert Jervis, Perception and Misperception in International Politics (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1976).

Book Chapters

Robert Jervis, “Our New and Better World,” in Still a Western World? eds. Sergio Fabbrini and Raffaele Marchetti (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2016).

Robert Jervis, “International Relations Theory,” in  Explaining the History of American Foreign Relations, Third Edition, ed. Frank Costigliola and Michael Hogan (Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 2016).

Robert Jervis, “The Cuban Missile Crisis: What Can We Know, Why Did it Start, How Did it End?” in The Cuban Missile Crisis: A Critical Reappraisal, eds. Len Scott and G. Gerald Hughes (Abingdon, UK: Routledge, 2015).

Robert Jervis, “The United States and Iran: Perceptions and Policy Traps,” in U.S.-Iran Misperceptions: A Dialogue, ed. Abbas Maleki and John Tirman (London, UK: Bloomsbury, 2014).

Robert Jervis, “Causation and Responsibility in a Complex World,” Back to Basics: State Power in a Contemporary World, ed. Martha Finnemore and Judith Goldstein (Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press, 2013).

Robert Jervis, “Explaining the War in Iraq,” Why Did the United States Invade Iraq?, ed. Jane Cramer and Trevor Thrall (New York: Routledge, 2011).

Robert Jervis, “Identity and the Cold War,” The Cambridge History of the Cold War, ed. Melvyn Leffler and Odd Arne Westad (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010).

Robert Jervis, “Morality, Policy, and Theory,” in The Invention of International Relations Theory, ed. Nicholas Guilhot (New York: Columbia University Press, 2010).

Robert Jervis, “The US in a New World: An Empire But We Can’t Keep It,” Imbalance of Power – US Hegemony and International Order, ed. William Zartman (Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2009).

Robert Jervis, “Kargil, Deterrence, and International Relations Theory,” Asymmetric Warfare in South Asia, ed. Peter Lavoy (New York: Cambridge University Press, 2009).

Robert Jervis, “Intelligence, Counterintelligence, Perception, and Deception,” Vaults, Mirrors, and Masks, ed. Jennifer Sims and Burton Gerber (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2009).

Robert Jervis, “Deterrence, Rogue States, and the Bush Administration,” Complex Deterrence, ed. T.V. Paul, Patrick Morgan, and James Wirtz (Chicago, IL: University of Chicago Press, 2009).

Robert Jervis, “Intelligence, Civil-Intelligence Relations, and Democracy,” Reforming Intelligence: Obstacles to Democratic Control and Effectiveness, ed. Thomas Bruneau and Steven Boraz (College Station, TX: Texas A&M Press, 2007).

Robert Jervis, “Perestroika, Politics, and the Profession: Targets and Tolerance,” Perestroika, ed. Kristen Monroe (New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2005).

Robert Jervis, “The Prospects for American Hegemony,” Striking First: The Preventive War Doctrine and The Reshaping of U.S. Foreign Policy, ed. Betty Glad and Chris J. Dolan (New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 2004).

Robert Jervis, “Security Studies: Ideas, Policy, and Politics,” The Evolution of Political Knowledge, ed. Edward Mansfield and Richard Sisson (Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, 2004).

Robert Jervis, “Realism, Neoliberalism, and Cooperation: Understanding the Debate,” Progress in International Relations Theory, ed. Colin Elman and Miriam Fendius Elman (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2003).

Robert Jervis, “Political Science Perspectives on the Origins of World War II,” The Origins of World War Two: The Debate Continues, ed. Robert Boyce and Joseph A. Maiolo (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave MacMillan, 2003).

Robert Jervis, “Conclusion: Interaction and International History,” in The Transformation of European Politics, 1763-1848: Episode or Model in Modern History?, ed. Peter Kruger and Paul Schroeder (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003).

Robert Jervis, “Diplomatic History and International Relations: Why are they Studied so Differently?” Bridges and Boundries: Historians, Political Scientists, and the Study of International Relations, ed. Miriam Fendius Elman and Colin Elman (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 2001).

Robert Jervis, “Signaling and Perception: Drawing Inferences and Projecting Images,” Political Psychology (2002): 293.

Robert Jervis, “Introduction,” The New American Interventionism, ed. James Caraley (New York: Columbia University Press, 1999).

Robert Jervis and Jack Snyder, “Civil War and the Security Dilemma,” in Civil Wars, Insecurity, and Intervention, ed. Barbara Walter and Jack Snyder (Columbia University Press, 1999).

Robert Jervis, “Perception, Misperception, and the End of the Cold War,” Witnesses to the End of the Cold War, ed. William Wohlforth (Baltimore, MD: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1996).

Robert Jervis, “Counterfactuals, Causation, and Complexity,” Thought Experiments in World Politics, ed. Philip Tetlock and Aaron Belkin (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1996).

Robert Jervis, “Navies, Politics, and Political Science,” Doing Navy History: Essays Toward Improvement, ed. John Hattendorf (Newport, RI: Naval War College Press, 1995).

Robert Jervis, “The Drunkard’s Search,” Current Approaches to Political Psychology, ed. Shanto Iynegar and William McGuire (Durham, NC: Duke University Press, 1994).

Robert Jervis, “What Do We Want to Deter and How Do We Deter It?,” in Turning Point: The Gulf War and U.S. Military Strategy, ed. L. Benjamin Ederington and Michael Mazarr (Boulder: Westview Press, 1994).

Robert Jervis, “The Political Psychology of the Gulf War,” in The Political Psychology of the Gulf War, ed. Stanley Renshon (University of Pittsburg Press, 1993).

Robert Jervis, “Systems Effects,” Strategy and Choice, ed. Richard Zeckhauser (Cambridge, MA: MIT Press, 1991).

Robert Jervis, “Strategic Intelligence and Effective Policy,” Security and Intelligence: New Perspectives for the 1990s, ed. Stuart Farson, David Stafford, and Wesley Wark (London, UK: Frank Cass, 1991).

Robert Jervis, “Foreign Policy and Congressional/Presidential Relations,” The Constitution and National Security, ed. Howard Shuman and Walter Thomas (Washington, DC: National Defense University Press, 1990).

Robert Jervis, “Psychology and Crisis Stability,” Avoiding the Brink, ed. Andrew Goldberg, et al. (London, UK: Brassey’s, 1990).

Robert Jervis, “Will the New World Be Better?,” in Soviet-American Relations After the Cold War, ed. Robert Jervis and Seweryn Bialer (Durham: Duke University Press, 1990).

Robert Jervis, “Introduction,” in Soviet-American Relations After the Cold War, ed. Robert Jervis and Seweryn Bialer (Duke University Press, 1990).

Robert Jervis et al., “Introduction,” in Perspectives on Deterrence, ed. Paul Stern et al. (Oxford University Press, 1989).

Robert Jervis, “Change, Surprise, and the Hiding Hand,” Journeys Through World Politics: Reflections of Thirty-Four Academic Travelers, ed. Joseph Kruzel and James Rosenau (Boston, MA: Lexington, 1989).

Robert Jervis, “International Crisis Management and Security Studies,” in Leading Edges in Social and Behavioral Science, ed. R. Duncan Luce et al. (New York: Russell Sage Foundation, 1989).

Robert Jervis, “Morality and Nuclear Strategy,” in International Ethics in the Nuclear Age, ed. Robert Myers (University Press of America, 1987).

Robert Jervis, “Improving the Intelligence Process: Informal Norms and Incentives,” Intelligence: Policy and Process, ed. Alfred Maurer et al. (Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1986).

Robert Jervis, “Cognition and Political Behavior,” Cognition and Political Behavior, ed. Richard Lau and David Sears (Potomac, MD: Erlbaum, 1986), 319.

Robert Jervis, “Deterrence and Perception,” International Security 7, no. 3 (1982). Also printed in Bernard Brodie, Michael Intriligator and Roman Kolkowicz, eds., National Security and International Stability 8 (Cambridge: Oelgeschlager, Gunn, & Han, 1983).

Robert Jervis, “Beliefs about Soviet Behavior,” Containment, Soviet Behavior, and Grand Strategy, ed. Robert Osgood et al. (Berkeley, CA: University of California at Berkeley Institute of International Studies, 1982).

Robert Jervis, “Systems Theories and Diplomatic History,” Diplomatic History: New Approaches, ed. Paul Lauren (Free Press, 1979).

Robert Jervis, “Minimizing Misperception,” Thought and Action in Foreign Policy, ed. G. Matthew Bohnam and Michael Shapiro (Basel, CH: Birkhauser Verlag, 1977).

Robert Jervis. “Cumulation, Correlation and Woozles,” In Search of Global Patterns, ed. James Rosenau (Free Press, 1976).

Robert Jervis, “Consistency in Foreign Policy Views,” Communication in International Politics, ed. Richard Merritt (Champaign, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1972).

Robert Jervis, “Bargaining and Bargaining Tactics,” in Coercion, Nomos, vol. 14, ed. J. Roland Pennock and John Chapman (Chicago: Aldine-Atherton, 1972).

Robert Jervis, “The Costs of the Quantitative Study of International Relations,” Contending Approaches to International Politics, ed. Klaus Knorr and James Rosenau (Princeton, NJ: Princeton University Press, 1968).

Journal Articles

Robert Jervis, “Pinker the Prophet,” The National Interest, no. 116 (2011): 54.

Robert Jervis, “The Torture Blame Game: The Botched Senate Report on the CIA’s Misdeeds,” Foreign Affairs 94, no. 3 (2015): 33.

Robert Jervis, “Serving or Self-Serving: A Review Essay,” Political Science Quarterly 129, no. 2 (2014): 319.

Robert Jervis, “Capire l’Iran: Intelligence e strategia,” (“Understanding Iran: Intelligence and Policy”). Aspenia 60 (2013): 40.

Robert Jervis, “Do Leaders Matter and How Would We Know?” Security Studies 22, no. 2 (2013): 153.

Robert Jervis, “Getting to Yes with Iran: The Challenges of Coercive Diplomacy,” Foreign Affairs 92, no. 1 (2013): 105.

Robert Jervis, “Politics and International Politics Scholarship,” International Studies Quarterly 56, no. 3 (2012): 623.

Robert Jervis, “Security and Psychology: Enduring Questions, Changing Answers,” Yale Journal of International Affairs 7, no. 1 (2012): 9.

Robert Jervis, “Fighting for Standing or Standing to Fight,” Security Studies 21, no. 2 (2012): 336.

Robert Jervis, “Comment on John Gaddis, George F. Kennan” (review essay), H-Diplo (2012).

Robert Jervis, “Force in Our Times,” International Relations 25, no. 4 (2011): 403. An expanded version is in Psychology, Strategy, and Conflict: Perceptions of Insecurity in International Relations, edited by James Davis. Routledge, 2012.

Robert Jervis, “Dilemmas About Security Dilemmas,” Security Studies 20, no. 3 (2011): 416.

Robert Jervis, “Comment on Vincent Pouliot, Security in Practice” (Review essay), H-Diplo (2011).

Robert Jervis, “Thinking Systemically About Geopolitics,” Geopolitics 15, no. 1 (2010): 165.

Robert Jervis, “Policy and Politics in the United Kingdom and the United States: A Review Essay,” Political Science Quarterly 125, no. 4 (2010): 685.

Robert Jervis, “Why Intelligence and Policymakers Clash,” Political Science Quarterly 125, no. 2 (2010): 185.

Robert Jervis, “The Politics of Troop Withdrawal: Salted Peanuts, the Commitment Trap, and Buying Time,” Diplomatic History 34, no. 3 (2010): 507.

Robert Jervis, “Black Swans in Politics,” Critical Review 21, no. 4 (2009): 475.

Robert Jervis, “Op: How I Learned to Stop Worrying” (Review essay of John Mueller’s Atomic Obsession), The National Interest no. 104 (2009): 73.

Robert Jervis, “Unipolarity: A Structural Perspective,” World Politics 61, no. 1 (2009): 188.

Robert Jervis, “War, Intelligence, and Honesty: A Review Essay,” Political Science Quarterly 123, no. 4 (2008): 645.

Robert Jervis, “Bridges, Barriers, and Gaps: The Relationships Between Research and Policy,” Political Psychology 29, no. 4 (August 2008): 571.

Robert Jervis, “Comments on Trachtenberg,” Historically Speaking 8, no. 2 (2006): 17.

Robert Jervis, “Understanding Beliefs,” Political Psychology 27, no. 5 (2006): 641.

Robert Jervis, “Correspondence: Thinking Systematically About China,” International Security 31, no. 2 (2006): 206.

Robert Jervis, “Containment Strategies in Perspective: A Review Essay,” Journal of Cold War Studies 8 (2006).

Robert Jervis, “The Remaking of a Unipolar World,” Washington Quarterly 29, no. 3 (2006): 5.

Robert Jervis, “The Politics and Psychology of Intelligence Reform,” The Forum 4, no. 1 (2006).

Robert Jervis, “Reports, Politics, and Intelligence Failures: The Case of Iraq,” Journal of Strategic Studies 29, no. 1 (2006): 3.

Robert Jervis, “Why the Bush Doctrine Cannot be Sustained,” Political Science Quarterly 120, no. 3 (2005): 351.

Robert Jervis, Contribution to “APSA Presidents Reflect on Political Science,” Perspectives on Politics 3, no. 2, ed. Jennifer L. Hochschild (2005).

Robert Jervis, “Logics of Mind and International System: A Journey with Robert Jervis” (an interview with Thierry Balzacq), Review of International Studies 30, no. 4 (2004): 559.

Robert Jervis, “The Implications of Prospect Theory for Human Nature,” Political Psychology 25, no. 2 (2004): 163.

Robert Jervis, “Understanding the Bush Doctrine,” Political Science Quarterly 118, no. 3 (2003): 365.

Robert Jervis, “The Compulsive Empire,” Foreign Policy no. 137 (2003): 82.

Robert Jervis, “The Confrontation between Iraq and the U.S.: Implications for the Theory and Practice of Deterrence,” European Journal of International Relations 9, no. 2 (2003): 315.

Robert Jervis et al., “The Dustbin of History: MAD,” Foreign Policy no. 133 (2002): 34.

Robert Jervis, “International Institutions: A Comment on Schweller,” International Security 27 (2002).

Robert Jervis, “Politics, Political Science, and Specialization,” PS: Political Science & Politics 35, no. 2 (2002): 187.

Robert Jervis, “Theories of War in an Era of Leading Power Peace,” American Political Science Review 96, no. 1 (2002): 1.

Robert Jervis, “An Interim Assessment of September 11: What Has Changed and What Has Not,” Political Science Quarterly 117, no. 1(2002): 37.

Robert Jervis, “Was the Cold War a Security Dilemma?” Journal of Cold War Studies 3, no. 1 (2001): 36.

Robert Jervis, “Variation, Change, and Transitions in International Politics,” Review of International Studies 27, no. 5 (2001): 281.

Robert Jervis, “Weapons Without Purpose? Nuclear Strategy in the Post-Cold War Era” (review essay), Foreign Affairs 80, no. 4 (2001): 143.

Robert Jervis and Alexa Jervis, “Naked Ambition,” The Sciences 40, no. 6 (2000): 38.

Robert Jervis, “Interactions and Timing in Politics: A Comment on Pierson,” Studies in American Political Development 14, no. 1 (2000): 93.

Robert Jervis, “Realism, Neoliberalism, and Cooperation,” International Security 24, no. 1 (1999): 42.

Robert Jervis, “America and the Twentieth Century: Continuity and Change,” Diplomatic History 23, no. 2 (1999): 219.

Robert Jervis, “Realism in the Study of World Politics,” International Organization 52, no. 4 (1998): 971.

Robert Jervis, “U.S. Grand Strategy: Mission Impossible,” Naval War College Review 51, no. 3 (1998): 22.

Jack Snyder, Robert Jervis, Cheryl Koopman, Eric Shiraev, and Rose McDermott, “Beliefs about International Security and Change in 1992 among Russian and American National Security Elites,” Peace and Conflict: Journal of Peace Psychology 4, no. 1 (1998): 35.

Robert Jervis, “Complexity and the Analysis of Political and Social Life,” Political Science Quarterly 112, no. 4 (1997): 569.

Robert Jervis, Jack Snyder, Cheryl Koopman, Rose McDermott, and Joe Dioso “Stability and Change in American Elite Beliefs about International Relations,” Journal of Peace Psychology 1, no. 4 (1995): 365.

Robert Jervis, “Legacies of the Cold War,” Brown Journal of World Affairs 2, no. 1 (1995): 21.

Robert Jervis, “Leadership, Post-Cold War Politics, and Psychology,” Political Psychology 15, no. 4 (1994): 769.

Robert Jervis, “Hans Morgenthau, Realism, and the Scientific Study of International Politics,” Social Research 61, no. 4 (1994): 853.

Robert Jervis, “The End of the Cold War on the Cold War? A Review of Leffler’s A Preponderance of Power,Diplomatic History 17, no. 4 (1993): 651.

Robert Jervis, “International Primacy: Is the Game Worth the Candle?” International Security 17, no. 4 (1993): 52.

Robert Jervis, “A Useable Past for the Future,” Diplomatic History 16, no. 1 (1992).

Robert Jervis, “The Political Implications of Loss Aversion,” Political Psychology 13, no. 2 (1992): 187.

Robert Jervis, “A Political Science Perspective on the Balance of Power and the Concert of Europe: Perspectives from Political Science,” American Historical Review 97, no. 3 (1992): 716.

Robert Jervis, “The Future of World Politics: Will It Resemble the Past?” International Security 16, no. 3 (1991): 39.

Robert Jervis, “The Military History of the Cold War,” Diplomatic History 15, no. 1 (1991): 91.

Robert Jervis, “Arms Control, Stability, and the Causes of War,” Daedalus 120, no. 1 (1991): 170.

Robert Jervis, Cheryl Koopman, and Jack Snyder, “Theory-Driven Versus Data-Driven Assessment in a Crisis,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 34, no. 4 (1990): 694.

Robert Jervis, “Models and Cases in the Study of International Conflict,” Journal of International Affairs 44, no. 1 (1990): 81.

Robert Jervis, “Political Psychology—Challenges and Opportunities,” Political Psychology 10, no. 3 (1989): 481.

Robert Jervis, “Debates on Deterrence: Security and Mutual Security,” Etudes Internationales 20, no. 3 (1989): 557.

Robert Jervis, Cheryl Koopman, and Jack Snyder, “American Elite Views of Relations with the Soviet Union,” Journal of Social Issues 45, no. 2 (1989): 119.

Robert Jervis, “Rational Deterrence: Theory and Evidence,” World Politics 41, no. 2 (1989): 183.

Robert Jervis, “The Political Influence of Nuclear Weapons,” International Security 13, no. 2 (1988): 80.

Robert Jervis, “War and Misperception,” Journal of Interdisciplinary History 18, no. 4 (1988): 675.

Robert Jervis. “Realism, Game Theory, and Cooperation.” World Politics 40, no. 3 (1988): 317.

Robert Jervis, “The Contributions of APSA President Kenneth Waltz,” PS: Political Science & Politics 20, no. 4 (1987): 856.

Robert Jervis, “The Nuclear Revolution and the Common Defense,” Political Science Quarterly 101, no. 5 (1986): 689.

Robert Jervis, “Intelligence and Foreign Policy: A Review Essay,” International Security 11, no. 3 (1986): 141.

Robert Jervis, “Strategic Theory: What’s New and What’s True,” Journal of Strategic Studies 9, no. 4 (1986): 135.

Robert Jervis, “Representativeness in Foreign Policy Judgments,” Political Psychology 7, no. 3 (1986): 483.

Robert Jervis, “A History of Secrets,” International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence (1986).

Robert Jervis, “More than the Facts will Bear” (review essay), International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 1 (1986).

Robert Jervis, “What’s Wrong with the Intelligence Process?” International Journal of Intelligence and Counterintelligence 1, no. 1 (1986): 28.

Robert Jervis, “From Balance to Concert: A Study in International Security Cooperation,” World Politics 38, no. 1 (1985): 58-79.

Robert Jervis, “Technology, Politics, and Choice” (review essay), Journal of International Affairs 39, no. 1 (1985): 191.

Robert Jervis, “Pluralistic Rigor: A Comment on Bueno de Mesquita,” International Studies Quarterly 29, no. 2 (1985): 145.

Robert Jervis, “Deterrence By Punishment: The Best Feasible Policy,” Bulletin of Atomic Scientists (1985).

Robert Jervis. “The Madness Beyond MAD: Current American Nuclear Strategy.” PS: Political Science & Politics (Winter 1984).

Robert Jervis, “Security Regimes,” International Organization 36, no. 2 (1982): 357.

Robert Jervis, “The Impact of the Korean War on the Cold War,” Journal of Conflict Resolution 24, no. 4 (1980): 563.

Robert Jervis, “Foreign Policy Decision-Making: Recent Contributions,” Political Psychology 2, no. 2 (1980): 86.

Robert Jervis, “Why Nuclear Superiority Doesn’t Matter,” Political Science Quarterly 94, no. 4 (1979): 617.

Robert Jervis, “Deterrence Theory Revisited,” World Politics 31, no. 2 (1979): 289.

Robert Jervis, “Cooperation Under the Security Dilemma,” World Politics 30, no. 2 (1978): 167.

Robert Jervis, “Easy Choices,” Polity 3, no. 1 (1970): 118.

Robert Jervis, “Reply to Professor North,” International Studies Quarterly 12, no. 2 (1968): 225.

Robert Jervis, “Hypotheses on Misperception,” World Politics 20, no. 3 (1968): 454.

Robert Jervis, “The Costs of the Scientific Study of Politics: An Examination of the Stanford Content Analysis Studies,” International Studies Quarterly 11, no. 4 (1967): 366.

Other Articles

Robert Jervis, “President Trump and IR Theory,” International Security Studies Forum Policy Series, American and the World–2017 and Beyond, 2 January 2017 <> (2 January 2017).

Robert Jervis et al., “How Realism Waltzed Off: Liberalism and Decision making in Kenneth Waltz’s Neorealism,” H-Diplo/ISSF Article Review Form 59, 9 September 2016, <> (9 September 2016).

Robert Jervis, “Thomas C. Schelling: A Reminiscence,” War on the Rocks, 28 December 2016, <> (28 December 2016).

Robert Jervis, “Turn Down for What: The Iran Deal and What Follows,” Foreign Affairs, 15 July 2015, <> (15 July 2015).

Robert Jervis, “On the Road to Yes With Iran,” Foreign Affairs, 29 November 2013 <> (29 November 2013 ).

Robert Jervis, “How Intelligence and Policy Intersect,” RSIS Working Paper (2013).

Robert Jervis, “Relations Between the US and Iran: Threats and Promises,” Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Working Paper no. 17 (2012).

V. Page Fortna, Robert Jervis, and Warner Schilling, “The War on Terrorism: Two Years On,” Saltzman Institute for War and Peace Studies, Columbia University, Columbia University, 11 September 2003.