Stephanie Neuman

Senior Research Scholar, Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies Director, Comparative Defense Studies Program

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Stephanie Neuman is the Director of the Comparative Defense Studies Program and a Senior Research Scholar at the Arnold A. Saltzman Institute of War and Peace Studies at Columbia University. She is also an Adjunct  Professor  in  the School of International and Public Affairs. Neuman specializes in third world security issues. Her research interests include war and conflict in the third world, defense planning and security policies of third world countries,  the politics of defense industrial production and the international arms trade.

Neuman has taught at both the United States Military Academy and the New School for Social Research and has served as a Senior Fulbright Research Scholar in Sweden.  She has also worked as a consultant for the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.  Neuman has participated in study groups on the defense industry and arms control and trade for both the Council on Foreign Relations and the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.  Until recently, she served as Chair of the Editorial Advisory Board of International Studies Perspective.

Neuman received a B.A. from Connecticut College and an M.A. and Ph.D. from New York University.

Publications

Books

Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman, Warfare and the Third World (Basingstoke, UK: Palgrave, 2001).

International Relations Theory and the Third World (New York: St. Martins/Palgrave, 1998)

Military Assistance in Recent Wars: The Dominance of the Superpowers (Washington Papers No. 122) (New York: Praeger/Greenwood, 1986).

Stephanie Neuman and Robert Harkavy, Lessons from Recent Wars: Approaches and Case Studies, vol. I (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1985).

Defense Planning in Less Industrialized States: The Middle East and South Asia, (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1984.)

Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman, Arms Transfers in the Modern World (New York: Praeger, 1979).

Small States and Segmented Societies: National Political Integration in a Global Environment (New York: Praeger, 1976).

Book Chapters

“Power, Influence and Hierarchy: Defense Industries in a Unipolar World,” in The Modern Defense Industry: Political, Economic, and Technological Issues, ed. Richard Bitzinger (Santa Barbara, CA: Praeger Press, 2009).

“International Relations Theory and the Third World: An Oxymoron?” in International Relations Theory and the Third World, ed. Stephanie Neuman (New York: St. Martin’s Press, 1998).

“Globalization and the Proliferation of Military Technology,” in U.S. Domestic and National Security Agendas:  Into the 21st Century, ed. Sam Sarkesian (New York: Macmillan, 1993).

“Controlling the Arms Trade: Prospects for the Future,” in Non-Conventional Proliferation in the Middle East, eds. Efraim Karsh, Martin S. Navias, and Philip Sabin (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993).

“Arms Trade and Military Assistance,” in International Military and Defense Encyclopedia, ed. Trevor N. Dupuy (McLean, VA:  Brassey’s (US), Maxwell, Macmillan, Pergamon Publishing Co., 1992).

“Controlling Arms Transfers: Utopian Dream or Pragmatic Reality?” in New Perspectives For a Changing World Order, ed. Eric H. Arnett (Washington, D.C.: American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1991).

Stephanie Neuman and Robert Harkavy, “U.S. Arms Transfer and Arms Control Policies: The Middle East,” in The Soviet-American Competition in the Middle East, eds. Steven Spiegel, Mark A. Heller, and Jacob Goldberg (Lexington, MA:  Lexington Books, 1988).

“The Role of Military Assistance in Recent Wars,” in The Lessons of Recent Wars: Comparative Dimensions 2, eds. Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman (D.C.: Heath-Lexington, 1987).

“Indigenous Arms Industries and their Impact on Third World Wars,” in The Lessons of Recent Wars: Comparative Dimensions 2, eds. Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman (Lexington, MA: D.C. Heath, 1987).

Stephanie Neuman, A. James Gregor, and Robert Harkavy, “Arms Production in Taiwan,” in Arms Production in the Third World: A Factual Survey, eds. Michael Brzoska and Thomas Ohlson (London: Taylor and Francis, 1985).

“Introduction” and “Questions? Answers? Hypotheses? Lessons?: A Summary,” in Lessons from Recent Wars: Approaches and Case Studies 1, eds. Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman (Lexington, ma: D.C. Heath, 1985).

“Offsets in the International Arms Market,” in World Military Expenditures and Arms Transfers, 1985 (Washington, DC: U.S. Arms Control and Disarmament Agency, 1985).

“Third World Military Industries and the Arms Trade,” in Arms Production in Developing Countries:  An Analysis of Decision-Making, ed. James E. Katz (Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 1984).

Stephanie Neuman and Robert Harkavy, “Israeli Defense Industries,” in Arms Production in Developing Countries: An Analysis of Decision-Making, ed. James Everett Katz (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1984).

“Defense Planning in Less Industrialized States: An Organizing Framework,” in Defense Planning in Less Industrialized States: The Middle East and South Asia, ed. Stephanie Neuman (Lexington, MA: Lexington Books, 1984).

“The Arms Trade and U.S. National Interests,” in Power and Politics in Transition, ed. Vojtech Mastny (Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1984).

“Arms Transfers, Indigenous Defense Production, and Dependency: Implications for the Future,” in Security Issues in the Persian Gulf, ed. Hossein Amirsaadeghi (London: Croom-Helm, 1981).

“Arms Transfers and Economic Development: Some Research and Policy Issues,” in Arms Transfers in the Modern World, eds. Robert Harkavy and Stephanie Neuman (New York: Praeger, 1979).

“Integration: Conceptual Tool or Academic Jargon?” in Small States and Segmented Societies: National Political Integration in a Global Environment, ed. Stephanie Neuman (New York: Praeger, 1976).

Journal Articles

“Power, Influence and Hierarchy: Defense Industries in a Unipolar World,” Defense and Peace Economics 21, no. 1 (2010): 105.

“Defense Industries and Dependency,” International Relations and Security Network Case Studies 50, no. 3 (2006): 429-451.

“Defense Industries and Dependency: Current and Future Trends in the Global Defense Sector,” Orbis 50, no. 3 (2006): 429.

“The New World Order and Security Assistance,” American Foreign Policy Interests 23, no. 5 (2001): 299.

“Control of Small Arms: A response to Michael Klare,” Issues in Science and Technology (1995-96).

“The Arms Trade, Military Assistance, and Recent Wars: Change and Continuity,” The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 541, (1995): 47-74.

“Arms Transfers, Military Assistance, and Defense Industries: Socioeconomic Burden or Opportunity? A Debate,” in The Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Science 535, (1994): 91-109.

Stephanie Neuman and Robert Harkavy, “The Arms Trade in the Third World,” special edition of ANNALS (1994).

“The Arms Market: Who’s on Top?” Orbis 33, no. 4 (1989): 509.

“Arms, Aid, and the Superpowers,” Foreign Affairs 66, no. 5 (1988): 1044.

“Arms and Superpower Influence:  Lessons From Recent Wars,” Orbis 30, (1987): 712.

“The Arms Trade in Recent Wars,” Journal of International Affairs 40, no. 1 (1986): 77.

“Coproduction, Barter, and Countertrade: Offsets in the International Arms Market,” Orbis 29, no. 1 (Spring 1985): 210.

“The Role of Military Assistance in Third World Conflicts,” The Chonnam Review of American Studies (1984).

“International Stratification and Third World Military Industries,” International Organization 38, no. 1 (1984): 167.

“Response to: ‘Reflections on Neuman,’” Orbis (1979).

“Security, Military Expenditures, and Socioeconomic Development: Reflections on Iran,” Orbis 22, (1978): 275.

“Detente in the Middle East: Appearance or Reality?,” Intellect 103 (1975): 432.

Other Articles

“Peacekeeping or Military Assistance?” Washington Times, sec. A, (10 July 1995).

“A Battle Over Peanuts,” New York Times (12 August 1980).

“Arms and Economic Development,” New York Times (10 June 1977).