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, M. D., and L. L. House. “A Theory of the Behavioral Power of Nations.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 32, no. 1, Jan. 1988, pp. 3–36. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022002788032001001. Full Text

Mintz, A., and M. D. Ward. “The evolution of israel's military expenditures: 1960-1983.” Political Research Quarterly, vol. 41, no. 3, Jan. 1988, pp. 489–507. Scopus, doi:10.1177/106591298804100306. Full Text

Park, K. Y., and M. D. Ward. “A research note on the correlates of war national capability data: Some revised procedures applied to the 1950–1980 era.” International Interactions, vol. 14, no. 3, Jan. 1988, pp. 191–99. Scopus, doi:10.1080/03050628808434705. Full Text

Ward, M. D. “PC-Globe.” Social Science Computer Review, vol. 6, no. 1, Jan. 1988, pp. 163–64. Scopus, doi:10.1177/089443938800600124. Full Text

Don Ward, Michael, and Andrew M. DonKirby. “Reexamining Spatial Models of International Conflicts.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, vol. 77, no. 2, Informa UK Limited, June 1987, pp. 279–83. Crossref, doi:10.1111/j.1467-8306.1987.tb00159.x. Full Text

Ward, M. D., and A. Mintz. “Dynamics of Military Spending in Israel: A computer simulation.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 31, no. 1, Jan. 1987, pp. 86–105. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022002787031001006. Full Text

Kirby, A. M., and M. D. Ward. “The spatial analysis of peace and war.” Comparative Political Studies, vol. 20, no. 3, Jan. 1987, pp. 293–313. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0010414087020003002. Full Text

Ward, M. D. “The Political Economy of Arms Races and International Tension.” Conflict Management and Peace Science, vol. 7, no. 2, Jan. 1984, pp. 1–24. Scopus, doi:10.1177/073889428400700201. Full Text

Ward, M. D. “Differential Paths to Parity: A Study of the Contemporary Arms Race.” American Political Science Review, vol. 78, no. 2, Jan. 1984, pp. 297–317. Scopus, doi:10.2307/1963366. Full Text

Ward, M. D., and A. K. Mahajan. “Defense Expenditures, Security Threats, and Governmental Deficits: A case study of india, 1952-1979.” Journal of Conflict Resolution, vol. 28, no. 3, Jan. 1984, pp. 382–419. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022002784028003002. Full Text