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Contact information:

Email: kpreble at albany dot edu
Twitter@poliscikeith

Research Interests:

– economic sanctions, economic statecraft (grand strategy), sanctions enforcement, international trade
– US foreign policy and foreign policy analysis
– quantitative and qualitative methods, mixed methods

Regional Interests:

– Europe and European Union
– North Korea
– Southeast Asia

Education:

University at Albany, State University of New York (2016-present): Doctor of Philosophy in Political Science (anticipated defense: Fall 2021 semester)

Northwestern University (2017): Master of Arts in Public Policy and Administration (MPPA)

St. John’s University (2015): Master of Arts in Government and Politics, concentrating in international relations with a minor in comparative politics.

St. John’s University (2015): Advanced Certificate in International Law and Diplomacy 

University of Melbourne (2003): Bachelor of Arts in art history and classical archaeology

Training:

Institute for Qualitative and Multi-Method Research (IQMR), June 16-28, 2019, Syracuse University

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR), Summer Program in Quantitative Methods of Social Research, June 25-August 17, 2018

Publications:

Peer Reviewed:

Early, Bryan R. and Keith A. Preble. 2021. “Chapter 23: Grand Strategy and the Tools of Economic Statecraft.” Oxford Handbook of Grand Strategy. Eds. Thierry Balzacq and Ronald R. Krebs. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Early, Bryan R. and Keith A. Preble. 2020. “Going Fishing Versus Hunting Whales: Explaining Variation in the United States’ Enforcement of Economic Sanctions.” Security Studies 29(2): 231-267. https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/09636412.2020.1722850 

Public Scholarship:

Brockmann, Kolja and Keith A. Preble. 2021. “Mitigating Humanitarian Impact in a Complex Sanctions Environment: The European Inion and the Sanctions Regimes against Iran.” Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. https://www.sipri.org/publications/2021/other-publications/mitigating-humanitarian-impact-complex-sanctions-environment-european-union-and-sanctions-regimes

Early, Bryan R. and Keith Preble. 2021. “The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Sanctions Enforcement.” War on the Rocks. https://warontherocks.com/2021/02/the-past-present-and-future-of-u-s-sanctions-enforcement/

Early, Bryan R. and Keith A. Preble. 2020. “Enforcing US Economic Sanctions: Why Whale Hunting Works.” The Washington Quarterly 43(1): 159-172. https://doi.org/10.1080/0163660X.2020.1736881

Early, Bryan R. and Keith A. Preble. 2019. “Trends in U.S. Sanctions Enforcement during the Trump Administration.” Compliance and Enforcement (blog), New York University. Available at https://wp.nyu.edu/compliance_enforcement/2019/01/30/trends-in-u-s-sanctions-enforcement-during-the-trump-administration 

Preble, Keith and Bryan R. Early. 2018. “‘Sanctions Busting’: The Risks and Rewards to those Trying to Circumvent the System.” SanctionsAlert.com. June 15. http://sanctionsalert.com/sanctions-busting-the-risks-and-rewards-to-those-trying-to-circumvent-the-system

Early, Bryan R. and Keith Preble. 2017. “America needs Europe’s help with sanctions. It may not get it.” Monkey Cage (via Washington Post). August 24. https://www.washintonpost.com/news/monkey-cage/wp/2017/08/24/america-needs-europes-help-with-sanctions-it-may-not-get-it

Teaching Experience:

Summer 2021/Wintersession 2022

Summer: RPOS 101: Introduction to American Politics (UAlbany)

Winter: RPOS 351: European Politics (UAlbany)

Spring 2021

RPOS 383: American Foreign Policy (UAlbany)

CEHC 310: Research and Writing Seminar (UAlbany, CEHC)

Fall 2020

RPOS 351: European Politics (UAlbany)

CEHC 343: Homeland Security (UAlbany)

Summer 2020

RPOS 383: American Foreign Policy (UAlbany, Summer Session, 6-Week 3, online course)

Spring 2020

CEHC 310: Research and Writing Seminar (UAlbany, CEHC)

RPOS 375: International Organization (UAlbany)

Fall 2019

RPOS 383: American Foreign Policy (UAlbany)

Summer 2019

RPOS 101: Introduction to American Politics, (UAlbany, Summer Session, 6-Week 3)

Research Assistantships:

August 2018-August 2021: Research Assistant, Center for Policy, University at Albany, SUNY

Training:

IQMR (Institute for Qualitative and Multi-method Research), Syracuse University, June 2019.

ICPSR, University of Michigan-Ann Arbor. Summer 2018. (I received a Political Science Scholarship from ICPSR to attend both summer sessions.)

Conferences:

International Studies Association Annual Convention 2021
Virtual
April 6-9, 2021
Paper: “Trading with Pariahs: International Trade and North Korean Sanctions” (with Charmaine Willis)

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Virtual
September 9-13, 2020
Paper: “Not All Trade is Created Equal: Understanding Sanctions Busting in the EU”

Canadian Council for Southeast Asian Studies (CCSEAS)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
October 24-26, 2019
Paper: “‘Two’s Company, Three’s a Crowd’: The Logic of Three-Level Games in Southeast Asia”

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Washington, DC
August 30-September 2, 2019
Paper (with Zheng Wang): “Do Cross-Cutting Cleavages affect Democratization?”

Institutions and Societies Graduate Conference
University at Albany, SUNY
February 22, 2019
Presented paper on the challenges facing ASEAN and Southeast Asia regarding the South China Sea 

American Political Science Association Annual Meeting
Boston, MA
August 30-September 2, 2018
Paper: “Sanctions Busting and Treaty Norms”

Institutions and Societies Graduate Conference
University at Albany, SUNY
February 23, 2018
Presented paper on EU sanctions busting

Service:

Fall 2018-Spring 2019: Co-chair for the Graduate Association of Political Science (GAPS) at Rockefeller College, University at Albany, SUNY

Fall 2018-Spring 2019: Chair of the Institutions and Societies 2019 Graduate Student Conference, Rockefeller College, University at Albany, SUNY

Spring 2018: Writing/Language Tutor for Graduate Students in political science, public administration, and international affairs at Rockefeller College for Public Policy and Affairs, University at Albany, SUNY

PhD Courses Taken:

Methods Courses:
Political Inquiry
Qualitative Methods
Quantitative Methods
Advanced Quantitative Methods
Categorical/Discrete & Multilevel Regression Models
Multivariate Analysis of Cross-Sectional Data
Spatial
Statistics

International Relations Coursework
Field Seminar in International Relations
American Foreign Policy
International Political Economy
Global Security
Global Governance
Weapons of Mass Destruction

Comparative Politics Coursework
Field Seminar in Comparative Politics
Government and Politics in the People’s Republic of China
Politics of Southeast Asia
Political Violence, Insurgency, and Terrorism 

Communism and Post-Communist Political Systems 
Comparative Public Policy
Contentious Politics 

Political Science Coursework:
American Political Theory 
Field Seminar in Public Policy

Professional Associations:

American Political Science Association (APSA)
New York State Political Science Association (NYSPSA)
International Studies Association (ISA)
Peace Science Society (PSS)