Selected Publications

Last updated: 16 August 2023

For a more detailed list of scholarly activity, please consult my CV.

Data sets and replication materials can be found on their own page.

Journal Articles (Peer-Reviewed):

Keith A. Preble & Bryan R. Early. 2023. “Enforcing Economic Sanctions by Tarnishing Corporate Reputations.” Business and Politics. Accepted 4 August 2023.

Preble, Keith A. 2023. ““Just Right”: The Goldilocks Theory of Sanctions Busting’s CausesForeign Policy Analysis 19(4).

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.

Book Chapters:

Keith A. Preble. 2023. “Competition, Harmonization, and Security Dilemmas: Europe’s Contribution to the Arms Race in the Middle East.” Arms Race in the Middle East: Contemporary Security Dynamics. Mohammad Eslami and Alena Vysotskaya Guedes Vieira, eds. Springer Verlag.

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

Under Review:

1st R&R: Keith A. Preble and Charmaine N. Willis. “Trading with Pariahs: Trade, Economic Sanctions, and North Korea.” Global Studies Quarterly.

Beata Stępień, Bryan R. Early, Julia Grauvogel, and Keith A. Preble. “The impact of external pressure on companies’ responses to sanctions – an international comparative study.” Written for a special issue of the European Journal of Criminal Policy and Research on economic sanctions.

Public Scholarship:

Preble, Keith A. and Bryan R. Early. 2022. “Eliminating sanctions on the Taliban won’t solve Afghanistan’s deepening humanitarian crisis.War on the Rocks (26 January).

Preble, Keith A. 2021. “Sanctions reform should start with the Treasury Office Enforcing them.” War on the Rocks (9 November).

Brockmann, Kolja and Keith A. Preble. 2021. “Mitigating Humanitarian Impact in a Complex Sanctions Environment: The European Union and the Sanctions Regimes against Iran.” Stockholm International Peace Research Institute.

Early, Bryan R., and Keith A. Preble. 2021. “The Past, Present, and Future of U.S. Sanctions Enforcement.War on the Rocks (21 February).

Early, Bryan R., and Keith A. Preble. 2020. “Enforcing US Economic Sanctions: Why Whale Hunting Works.The Washington Quarterly 43(1): 159-175.

Early, Bryan R. and Keith A. Preble. 2019. “Trends in U.S. Sanctions Enforcement During the Trump Administration.” Compliance & Enforcement,  NYU Law’s Program on Corporate Compliance and Enforcement (30 January).

Early, Bryan R. and Keith Preble. 2017. “America needs Europe’s help with sanctions. It may not get it.” Monkey Cage/Washington Post (24 August).

Master’s Theses:

Preble, Keith A. 2017. “Abandoning policies of hostility and isolation: a punctuated equilibrium model of foreign policy change in U.S. foreign relations.” Master’s Thesis. Northwestern University.

Preble, Keith A. 2014. “Italy and the Suez Canal Crisis (1955-1956): The Foundations of a Multilateralist Foreign Policy.” Master’s Thesis. St. John’s University.