Presentations at Professional Meetings

2019
“Beyond the Cybernetic Model: Continuity and Change in the Obama Administration’s Middle East Policy”, 60th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Conference [Toronto, Canada].

2018
"The Art of Muddling Through: An Early Assessment of Foreign Policy-Making in the Trump Administration", 59th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention [San Francisco, CA]

2017
"From the Board Room to the War Room: Donald Trump’s Managerial Transition from the Private to Public Sector", ISA Midwest Annual Conference 2017 [St. Louis, MO]

2016
"The Carter Administration's Changing Geographic Mental Maps of the Persian Gulf Region", ISA Midwest Annual Conference 2016 [St. Louis, MO]

Panel Chair and Discussant "International Politics and the Media", ISA Midwest Annual Conference 2016 [St. Louis, MO]

Panel Discussant "Changing Minds, Changing Policies", ISA Midwest Annual Conference 2016 [St. Louis, MO]

"Maps of War and Peace: Rethinking Geography in International Affairs", 57th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention [Atlanta, GA]

"Would You Like Fries With That? Considering the Modern Logic of State-building in a Post-modern World", 51st Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference [St. Cloud, MN]

"The Unfinished Presidencies: Why Incumbent Presidents Lose Their Re-Election Campaigns" (co-authored with Niklas Ernst), 51st Annual Northern Great Plains History Conference [St. Cloud, MN]

"Employing OER's in Geographic Education", 2015-2016 Faculty Scholar Symposium [Valley City, North Dakota]

2015
"The Carter Administration's Emergent Policy in the Middle East: Assessing Foreign Policy Change through an Emergent Change Approach", European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference [Montreal, Canada]

Panel Chair "Interstate and Intrastate Conflicts", European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR) General Conference [Montreal, Canada]

2014
"Constructing the Carter Doctrine: Rethinking Foreign Policy Change", VII Annual Conference of the Portuguese Political Science Association [Coimbra, Portugal].

2013
"Re-mapping the Carter Doctrine: Reassessing the Carter Administration's Foreign Policy Change", IV International Colloquium of PhD students of CES [Coimbra, Portugal].

2012
"Constructing the Carter Administration's Human Rights Policy: Understanding Traditional Challenges for Contemporary Foreign Policy", III International Congress on Democracy, Human Rights, and Global Justice [Braga, Portugal].

"Adopting a Social Psychological Approach to Geographical Mental Maps in Foreign Policy Analysis", VI Annual Conference of the Portuguese Political Science Association [Lisbon, Portugal].

2011
"11 de Setembro: O que mudou 10 anos depois?" [September 11th: What has changed ten years after?], organized by the Department of International Relations of the University of Coimbra and FNAC [Coimbra, Portugal].

"Georeferencing Foreign Policy: The Role of Geographical Mental Maps in Foreign Policy Decision-making", WISC Third Global International Studies Conference [Porto, Portugal].

2010
"Georeferencing Foreign Policy: The Problamatique of Decision-maker's Geographical Mental Maps", V Annual Conference of the Portuguese Political Science Association [Aveiro, Portugal].

2007
"A Industria de Defesa Europeia: Uma Analise Empresarial do Sector" [The European Defense Industry: A Corporate Analysis of the Sector], Conference on the European Union organized by the Youth Association for European and Community Studies [Coimbra, Portugal].