Michael Ward

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

External Address: 
140 Science Drive, 294E Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
(919) 660-4373
International Relations, Methods, Political Economy, Security, Peace, Conflict


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University 1977
  • B.A., Indiana University at Indianapolis 1970

Ward, MD, Penubarti, M, Cohen, JS, and Lofdahl, CL. "Guns and growth around the globe." International Interactions 21.2 (March 1995): 181-201. Full Text

Ward, MD, Davis, DR, and Lofdahl, CL. "A Century of Tradeoffs: Defense and Growth in Japan and the United States." International Studies Quarterly 39.1 (March 1995): 27-27. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Davis, DR. "Sizing up the Peace Dividend: Economic Growth and Military Spending in the United States, 1948–1996." American Political Science Review 86.03 (September 1992): 748-755. Full Text

Gibson, ML, and Ward, MD. "Export Orientation: Pathway or Artifact?." International Studies Quarterly 36.3 (September 1992): 331-331. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Rajmaira, S. "Reciprocity and Norms in U.S.-Soviet Foreign Policy." Journal of Conflict Resolution 36.2 (June 1992): 342-368. Full Text

Kirby, A, and Ward, MD. "Modernity and the process of state formation: An examination of 20th century Africa." International Interactions 17.1 (May 1991): 113-126. Full Text

Rajmaira, S, and Ward, MD. "Evolving Foreign Policy Norms: Reciprocity in the Superpower Triad." International Studies Quarterly 34.4 (December 1990): 457-457. Full Text

DAVIS, DR, and WARD, MD. "The Entrepreneurial State." Comparative Political Studies 23.3 (October 1990): 314-333. Full Text

Davis, DR, and Ward, MD. "They Dance Alone." Journal of Conflict Resolution 34.3 (September 1990): 449-475. Full Text

Mintz, A, and Ward, MD. "The Political Economy of Military Spending in Israel." The American Political Science Review 83.2 (June 1989): 521-521. Full Text