Jensen, Benjamin M., Henrik Breitnach, and Brandon Valeriano. Editors. 2019. Complex Terrain: Megacities and the Changing Character of Urban Operations. (Marine Corps University Press, ISBN 9780160954344)
(Full PDF through link at MCU.edu)
Valeriano, Brandon, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan C. Maness. 2018. Cyber Strategy: The Evolving Character of Cyber Power and Coercion (Oxford University Press, 978-0190618094)
(Paperback March 2020)
*2019 Choice “Outstanding Academic Title”
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan C. Maness. 2015. Cyber War versus Cyber Realities: Cyber Conflict in the International System (Oxford University Press, 978-0190204792), 280 Pages
Online access: Oxford Academic
Journal of Information Technology and Politics 12(4): 399-401 (Open Access PDF)
International Affairs (Open Access PDF)
HNet Diplo (solo Review) (Open Access PDF)
HNet Diplo Forum: Choucri, Diehl, Burton, Lindsay (PDF)
Small Wars and Insurgencies 27(3): 550-552 (Open Access PDF)
Maness, Ryan C. and Brandon Valeriano. 2015. Russia’s Coercive Diplomacy – Energy, Cyber and Maritime Policy as New Sources of Power (Palgrave, 978-1137479433), 256 Pages
Online access: Springer Link
Journal of Peace Research (onlinefirst)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2013. Becoming Rivals: The Process of Interstate Rivalry Development (Routledge, ISBN 978-0415537537), 186 pgs. (Paperback, March 2015, ISBN 978-1138910621)
Daccache, Jenny and Brandon Valeriano. 2012. Hollywood’s Representations of the Sino-Tibetan Conflict: Politics, Culture, and Globalization (Palgrave, ISBN 978-1137290472), 252pgs
Valeriano, Brandon. 2003. Steps to Rivalry: Power Politics and Rivalry Formation. Vanderbilt University Dissertation
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Valeriano, Brandon. 2022. The Failure of the Offense/Defense in Cyber Security. Forthcoming
Valeriano, Brandon and Benjamin Jensen. 2022. Wargaming for Social Science. Forthcoming
Valeriano, Brandon and Benjamin Jensen. 2021. “Building a National Cyber Strategy: The Process and Implications of Developing the Cyberspace Solarium Commission Report.” IEEE Proceedings for CCDCOE CyberCon, 13th International Conference on Cyber Conflict. Pgs. 189-214.
Jensen, Benjamin, Brandon Valeriano and Ryan Maness. 2019. “Fancy Bears and Digital Trolls: Cyber Strategy with a Russian Twist.” Journal of Strategic Studies, 42(2): 212-234
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan Maness. 2018. “How We Stopped Worrying About Cyber Doom and Started Collecting Data.” Politics and Governance. 6(2): Pages?
Whyte, Christopher, Brandon Valeriano, Benjamin Jensen, and Ryan Maness. 2018. “Rethinking the Data Wheel: Automating Open-Access, Public Data on Cyber Conflict.” IEEE Proceedings for CCDCOE CyberCon, 10th International Conference on Cyber Conflict.
IEEE Conference link
Craig, Antony and Brandon Valeriano. 2016 “Conceptualizing Cyber Arms Races.” IEEE Proceedings for CCDCOE CyberCon, 8th International Conference on Cyber Conflict: Cyber Power. Pgs. 141-158. (PDF Open Access)
Craig Antony and Brandon Valeriano. 2016 “Perceptions versus Reality of Cyber Threats: Reactions to Fears in the Digital Realm” Global Security and Intelligence Studies (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Phillip Habel. 2016. “Who Are the Enemies?: The Visual Framing of Enemies in Digital Games” International Studies Review (PDF Open Access)
Ryan Maness and Brandon Valeriano. 2016 “The Impact of Cyber Conflict on International Interactions” Armed Forces & Society. 42: 2: 301-323 (PDF Open Access)
Okuku, Angela, Karen Renaud, and Brandon Valeriano. 2015. “Cybersecurity Strategy’s Role in Raising Kenyan Awareness of Mobile Internet Threats.” Information & Security: An International Journal. 32. DOI 10.11610/isij.3207 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Matt Powers. 2014 “Complex Rivalries in World Politics” Foreign Policy Analysis DOI: 10.1111/fpa.12057 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan Maness. 2014. “The Dynamics of Cyber Conflict between Rival Antagonists, 2001-2011” Journal of Peace Research 51(3): 347-360. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2014. “Latino Cultural Assimilation, Divided Loyalties, and the World Cup” Soccer and Society, 15(3): 291-313
9. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2013. “Teaching International Politics with Film” Political Science Journal of Education. 9(1): 52-72 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and John Van Benthuysen. 2012 “When States Die: Geographic and Territorial Pathways to State Death” Third World Quarterly, 33(7): 1165-1189 (PDF Open Access)
Maness, Ryan and Brandon Valeriano. 2012. “Russia and the Near Abroad: Applying a Risk Barometer for War” Journal of Slavic Military Studies, 25: 125-148. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2011. “Power Politics and Interstate War in Africa” African Security, 4(3): 195-221. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Matthew Powers. 2010. “United States – Mexico: Convergence of Public Policy Views in the Post-9/11 World” Policy Studies Journal, 38(4):745-775. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Victor Marin. 2010. “Causal Pathways to Interstate War: A Qualitative Comparative Analysis of the Steps to War Theory” Josef Korbel Journal of Advanced International Studies, Summer(2): 1-26 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and John A. Vasquez. 2010. “Identifying and Classifying Complex Interstate Wars.” International Studies Quarterly 54: 561-582. (PDF Open Access)
Vasquez, John A. and Brandon Valeriano. 2010. “Classification of Interstate Wars” Journal of Politics. 72(2): 292-309. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2009. “The Tragedy of Offensive Realism: Testing Aggressive Power Politics Models.” International Interactions. 35(2): 179-206. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2008. “The Lack of Diverse Perspectives in the International Relations Field: The Politics of Being Alone” International Studies Perspectives 9: 450-454. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2007. “The International Politics of a New Latino America: The Foreign Policy Preferences of Latinos and the National Interest.” Journal of Latino and Latin American Studies 2(3): 23-45 (PDF Open Access)
Ray, James Lee and Brandon Valeriano. 2003. “Barriers to Replication in Systematic Empirical Research on World Politics” International Studies Perspectives 4(1): 79-85. (PDF Open Access)
Book Chapters (reviewed) and Non-Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Jensen, Benjamin, and Brandon Valeriano. 2022. “De-escalation Pathways and Disruptive Technology: Cyber Operations as Off-Ramps to War” Cyber Peace: Charting a Path Towards a Sustainable, Stable, and Secure Cyberspace. Scott Shackelford, Frederick Douzet, and Chris Ankersen (Eds). Cambridge University Press.
Maness, Ryan, Rebecca Lorentz, and Brandon Valeriano. 2022. “The Power of Information: Cyber Conflict in the Age of Great Power Competition.” Strategy in the Contemporary World. Baylis, Wirtz, and Johnson (eds) 7th Edition. Oxford University Press.
Valeriano, Brandon, Ryan C. Maness, and Benjamin Jensen. 2021. “What Do We Know About Cyber War?” in What Do We Know About War Version 3.
Valeriano, Brandon and Benjamin Jensen. 2021. “Innovation and the Proper Context of Cyber Operations.” Marine Corps Gazette. February 105(2): 39-43.
Bishop, Donald and Brandon Valeriano. 2021. “The Many Roles and Phases of Innovation: More Than a New Idea” Marine Corps Gazette. February 105(2): 30-38.
Foote, Colin, Ryan C. Maness, Benjamin Jensen, and Brandon Valeriano. 2020. “Cyber Conflict at the Intersection of Information Operations: Cyber-Enabled Information Operations 2000-2016.” Information Warfare in the Age of Cyber Conflict. Whyte, Christopher, A. Trevor Thrall, and Brian M Mazanec. (Editors). Routledge.
Gomez, Eric, Christopher Preble, Lauren Sandler, and Brandon Valeriano. 2020 “Building a Modern Military: The Force Meets Geopolitical Realities.” White Paper, Cato Institute, Washington, DC, May 26, 2020.
Jensen, Benjamin and Brandon Valeriano. 2019. “What Do We Know About Cyber Escalation? Observations from Simulations and Surveys.” Issue Brief, Atlantic Council, Scowcroft Center, Washington, D.C.
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan C. Maness. 2019. “The Dynamics of Cyber Dispute Mediation and Resolution.” Handbook of Mediating International Crises. Jonathan Wilkenfeld, Kyle Beardsley, and David Quinn (eds.). Edward Elgar Publishing. Pgs 350-360.
Valeriano, Brandon and Benjamin Jensen. 2019. “Myth of the Cyber Offense.” CATO Foreign Policy Series.
Diccio, Jonathan and Brandon Valeriano, 2018. “Interstate Rivalry and National Security.” Oxford Handbook of National Security. Edited by Derek Reveron
Maness, Ryan C. and Brandon Valeriano. 2018. “International Cyber Conflict and National Security.” Oxford Handbook of National Security. Edited by Derek Reveron
Tony JS Craig and Brandon Valeriano, 2018, “Political Realism and Cyber Security.” E-IR, Apprising Realism (E-Book)
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan Maness. 2018. “International Political Theory and Cyber Security.” In the Handbook of International Political Theory. Oxford University Press.
Craig, Tony JS and Brandon Valeriano, 2017, “Empirical IR Theory and Technology.” Oxford Encyclopedia of International Relations. DOI: 10.1093/acrefore/9780190228637 (Ungated)
Early, Bryan R., Brandon Valeriano and Ryan C. Maness. 2016. “Countering Russian Aggression with Sanctions: Limited Options and Self-Defeating Strategies” ABC-CLIO: American Government Idea Exchange.
Maness, Ryan C. and Brandon Valeriano. 2016. “Cyber Spillover Conflicts: Transitions from Cyber Conflict to Conventional Military Disputes.” In Friis and Ringsmose Eds. Conflict in Cyber Space. New York, Routledge. (PDF Open Access)
Lobasz, Jennifer and Brandon Valeriano. 2015. “Teaching (International) Politics with Science Fiction Literature and Films” in The Handbook of Teaching and Learning in Political Science and International Relations. Edited by John Ishiyama, Will Miller, and Eszter Simon. Cheltenham, UK: Edward Elgar Publishing. Pgs 399-410. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and Ryan Maness. 2012. “Persistent Enemies and Cybersecurity: The Future of Rivalry in an Age of Information Warfare” in Cyber Challenges and National Security, edited by Derek Reveron, Georgetown University Press. Pgs. 139-158. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2012 “Becoming Rivals: The Process of Rivalry Development” in What Do We Know about War, 2nd Edition, edited by John Vasquez. London: Routledge Press. Pages 63-82. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon and John Vasquez. 2011. “Paths to War and Peace in a Post-American World.” In Debating a Post-American World: What Lies Ahead? edited by Clark, Sean and Sabrina Hoque. London: Routledge Press, Pages 157-161. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2010. “The United States and Mexico: Prospects for Convergence on Critical Issues during the Obama Administration” Democracy & Society, 7(1): 3-4
Vasquez, John A. and Brandon Valeriano. 2009. “Territory as a Source of Conflict and a Road to Peace” in Sage Handbook on Conflict Resolution edited by Jacob Bercovitch, Victor Kremenyuk, and I. William Zartman, Sage, pgs. 193-209. (PDF Open Access)
Hancock, Donald M. and Brandon Valeriano. 2006. “Western Europe and the Bush Doctrine” in The Bush Doctrine and the War on Terrorism: Global Responses, Global Consequences. London: Routledge Press, pgs 32-43. (PDF Open Access)
Book and Article Reviews
Valeriano, Brandon. 2017. Review of Nye’s “Deterrence and Dissuasion” and Slayton’s “Offense Defense Balance in Cyberspace.” H-Diplo-ISSF Review Series.
Valeriano, Brandon. 2016. Review of Gartzke and Lindsay’s Deception. H-Diplo-ISSF Review Series.
Valeriano, Brandon. 2014. Review of Douglas Gibler’s Territorial Peace. International Studies Review. 16(2): 336-337. (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2013. Review Essay of Thomas Rid’s Cyber War Will Not Take Place. H-Diplo-ISSF Review Series. 10/10/2013
Valeriano, Brandon. 2013. Review of Krista Wiegand’s Enduring Territorial Disputes. Perspectives on Politics. 10(4): 1135-1136 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2007. Review of Miles Kahler and Barbara Walter’s Territoriality and Conflict in an Era of Globalization Journal of Conflict Studies 27(1): 123-4 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2007. Review of Michael Colaresi’s Scare Tactics: The Politics of International Rivalry. Perspectives on Politics 5(3): 671-672 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2007. Review of Peter D. Feaver and Christopher Gelpi’s Choosing Your Battles: American Civil-Military Relations and the Use of Force Armed Forces and Society 33(4): 647-50 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2005. Review of Stephen Biddle’s Military Power: Explaining Victory and Defeat in Modern Battle Armed Forces and Society 31(3): 463-5 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2003. Review of Dan Reiter and Allan Stam’s Democracies at War Armed Forces and Society 29(2): 301-2 (PDF Open Access)
Valeriano, Brandon. 2002. Review of John Mearsheimer’s Tragedy of Great Power Politics Millennium 31(1): 168-170. (PDF Open Access)
Research in Progress
Digital Politics Slides (OLD):
Cyber Power and Cyber War
Cyber Aggression and Conflict
Economics of Cyber Security