Jennifer M. Lind

Associate Professor of Government
Faculty Associate, Reischauer Insitute for Japanese Studies, Harvard University

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(603) 646-2282
Silsby 219
HB 6108
The John Sloan Dickey Center for International Understanding
B.A. University of California at Berkeley
M.P.I.A. University of California at San Diego
Ph.D. Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Selected Publications

BOOK: Sorry States: Apologies in International Politics , (Cornell, 2008).

“The Collapse of North Korea: Military Missions and Requirements,” International Security (Fall 2011). With Bruce Bennett.

“Democratization and Stability in East Asia,” International Studies Quarterly (Summer 2011).

“Pyongyang’s Survival Strategy: Tools of Authoritarian Control in North Korea,” International Security (2010). With Daniel Byman.

“Apologies in International Politics,” Security Studies (2009).

“The Perils of Apology: What Japan Shouldn’t Learn from Germany,” Foreign Affairs (2009).

Works in progress

The Strategic Case for Resource Nationalism

Geography, Maritime Power, and the Pacific Rivalry

Is Nationalism on the Rise in Japan?

Narratives in International Reconciliation

Writings in the Popular Press

"Asia's Other Revisionist Power," Foreign Affairs (March/April 2017).

Is Playing Tough in China’s Interest?” Room for Debate, New York Times, August 23, 2016.

The Presidential Path to Hiroshima,” Foreign Affairs, April 8, 2016.

Japan’s Security Evolution, Not Revolution,” Wall St. Journal, July 21, 2015.

When History Humiliates Former Enemies,” CNN Opinion, January 3, 2014.

The Sources of the Sino-American Spiral,” The National Interest, September 18, 2013 (with Daryl G. Press).

When Camelot Went to Japan,” National Interest (July/August 2013).

The Limits on Nationalism in Japan,” New York Times, July 23, 2013.

Will China Finally ‘Bite’ North Korea?” CNN Opinion, March 12, 2013.

Japan Must Face Its Past,” Washington Post, January 25, 2013.

Why North Korea Gets Away With It,” Foreign Affairs, April 12, 2012.