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

Ward, MD, and House, LL. "A Theory of the Behavioral Power of Nations." Journal of Conflict Resolution 32.1 (March 1988): 3-36. Full Text

Mintz, A, and Ward, MD. "The Evolution of Israel's Military Expenditures: 1960-1983." The Western Political Quarterly 41.3 (1988): 489-507. Full Text

KIRBY, ANDREWM, and WARD, MICHAELD. "The Spatial Analysis of Peace and War." Comparative Political Studies 20.3 (October 1987): 293-313. Full Text

Don Ward, M, and DonKirby, AM. "Reexamining Spatial Models of International Conflicts." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 77.2 (June 1987): 279-283. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Mintz, A. "Dynamics of Military Spending in Israel." Journal of Conflict Resolution 31.1 (March 1987): 86-105. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Mahajan, AK. "Defense Expenditures, Security Threats, and Governmental Deficits." Journal of Conflict Resolution 28.3 (September 1984): 382-419. Full Text

Ward, MD. "Differential Paths to Parity: A Study of the Contemporary Arms Race." American Political Science Review 78.02 (June 1984): 297-317. Full Text

Ward, MD. "The Political Economy of Arms Races and International Tension." Conflict Management and Peace Science 7.2 (February 1984): 1-24. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Widmaier, U. "The domestic‐international conflict nexus: New evidence and old hypotheses." International Interactions 9.1 (January 1982): 75-101. Full Text