Michael Ward

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

Gibson, M. L., and M. D. Ward. “Export orientation: pathway or artifact?.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 36, no. 3, Jan. 1992, pp. 331–44. Scopus, doi:10.2307/2600776. Full Text

Ward, M. D., and D. R. Davis. “Sizing up the Peace Dividend: Economic Growth and Military Spending in the United States, 1948–1996.” American Political Science Review, vol. 86, no. 3, Jan. 1992, pp. 748–55. Scopus, doi:10.2307/1964136. Full Text

Kirby, A., and M. D. Ward. “Modernity and the process of state formation: An examination of 20th century africa.” International Interactions, vol. 17, no. 1, Jan. 1991, pp. 113–26. Scopus, doi:10.1080/03050629108434772. Full Text

Rajmaira, Sheen, and Michael D. Ward. “Evolving Foreign Policy Norms: Reciprocity in the Superpower Triad.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 34, no. 4, Oxford University Press (OUP), Dec. 1990, pp. 457–457. Crossref, doi:10.2307/2600607. Full Text

Davis, D. R., and M. D. Ward. “They Dance Alone: Deaths and the Disappeared in Contemporary Chile.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 34, no. 3, Jan. 1990, pp. 449–75. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022002790034003004. Full Text

Davis, D. R., and M. D. Ward. “The Entrepreneurial State: Evidence from Taiwan.” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 23, no. 3, Jan. 1990, pp. 314–33. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0010414090023003002. Full Text

Mintz, A., and M. D. Ward. “The political economy of military spending in Israel.” American Political Science Review, vol. 83, no. 2, Jan. 1989, pp. 521–33. Scopus, doi:10.2307/1962403. Full Text

Ward, M. D. “Things fall apart: A logical analysis of crisis resolution dynamics.” International Interactions, vol. 15, no. 1, Dec. 1988, pp. 65–79. Scopus, doi:10.1080/03050628808434720. Full Text

Mintz, Alex, and Michael D. Ward. “The Evolution of Israel's Military Expenditures: 1960-1983.” The Western Political Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 3, JSTOR, Sept. 1988, pp. 489–489. Crossref, doi:10.2307/448599. Full Text

House, L. L., and M. D. Ward. “The behavioral power of nations: an analysis of verbal conflict using the equations of statistical equilibrium.” Quality and Quantity, vol. 22, no. 2, June 1988, pp. 167–89. Scopus, doi:10.1007/BF00223040. Full Text