Publications (Google Scholar Citations)
Books:
Seung-Whan Choi, et al., eds., 2016, Korean American Population and Household Statistics in the U.S.A. [pdf] (Chicago: Hansa     Institute).
Seung-Whan Choi, 2016, New Explorations into International Relations: Democracy, Foreign Investment, Terrorism and Conflict     [pdf] (Athens: University of Georgia Press).

    Preface

    Introduction

    Part I: Double Take

    Chapter 1. Democracy, Ethnicity, Religion, and Civil War: Endogeneity Bias [Abstract] [Replication Materials]

    Chapter 2. Capitalist Peace, Democratic Peace, and International War: Model Specification Errors [Abstract] [Replication Materials]

    Chapter 3. A Reanalysis of the Selectorate Model: Fixed-Effects, Heteroskedasticity, and Autocorrelation [Abstract] [Replication     Materials]

    Chapter 4. Examining the Predictability of the Selectorate Theory: Which Aspect of Democracy explains Better, the Size of the     Winning Coalition or Civil Liberties? [Abstract] [Replication Materials]

    Chapter 5. Democracy, Foreign Direct Investment, and Outliers [Abstract] [Replication Materials]

    Chapter 6. Explaining the Foreign Direct Investment-Democracy Controversy: Normality of Regression Residuals [Abstract]     [Replication Materials]

    Chapter 7. Terrorism and Zero-Inflated Negative Binomial Regression: A Mismatch between Theory and Statistical Model [Abstract]

    Chapter 8. Democracy and Transnational Terrorism Revisited: Rule of Law [Abstract] [Replication Materials]

    Part II: Searching for New Ideas and Empirical Evidence

    Chapter 9. Old Habits Die Hard: Leaders' Prior Military Experience, Repression, and Civil War [Abstract]

    Chapter 10. Democracy, Status Quo, and Military Manpower Systems [Abstract]

    Chapter 11. Selectorate Theory, Democracy, and Terrorism: Null Results [Abstract]

    Chapter 12. The Political Economy of Foreign Direct Investment: Democracy, Economic Crisis, and Domestic Audience Benefits     [Abstract]

    Chapter 13. The United States' Use of Military Force and Terrorism [Abstract]

    Conclusion

    Notes

    Bibliography

    Index

Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2005, Civil-Military Dynamics, Democracy, and International Conflict: A New Quest for     International Peace [pdf] (New York: Palgrave).
Articles:
Seung-Whan Choi, Forthcoming, Article Review of "All Politics is Local: The Domestic Agenda of Terror Groups and the Study     of Transnational Attack" [pdf] by Kirssa Cline Ryckman and Mike Ryckman, 2017, Journal of Global Security Studies, V. 2, N. 1,     pp. 55-73, H-Diplo, H-Net Reviews.
Seung-Whan Choi and James Piazza, 2017, "Foreign Military Interventions and Suicide Attacks" [pdf], Journal of Conflict     Resolution, V.61, N.2, pp.271-297.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2016, "A Menace to the Democratic Peace? Dyadic and Systemic Difference" [pdf], International Studies     Quarterly, V.60, N.3, pp.573-577.
Seung-Whan Choi and James Piazza, 2016, "Internally-Displaced Populations and Suicide Terrorism" [pdf], Journal of Conflict     Resolution, V.60, N.6, pp.1008-1040.
Seung-Whan Choi, Patrick James, Yitan Li, and Eric Olson, 2016, "Presidential Approval and Macroeconomic Conditions: Evidence     from a Nonlinear Model" [pdf], Applied Economics, V.48, N.47, pp.4558-4572.
Geiguen Shin, Seung-Whan Choi, and Shali Luo, 2016, "Do Economic Sanctions impair Target Economies?" [pdf], International     Political Science Review, V.37, N.4, pp.485-499.
Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2016, "Why does the U.S. intervene Abroad? Democracy, Human Rights Violations, and     Terrorism" [pdf], Journal of Conflict Resolution, V.60, N.5, pp.899-926 .
Seung-Whan Choi and James Piazza, 2016, "Ethnic Groups, Political Exclusion, and Domestic Terrorism" [pdf], Defence and     Peace Economics, V.27, N.1, pp.37-63.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2015, "Economic Growth and Terrorism: Domestic, International, and Suicide" [pdf], Oxford Economic Papers,     V.67, N.1, pp.157-181.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2014, "Causes of Domestic Terrorism: Economic Sanctions as a Violence Trigger Structure" [pdf], Korean     Journal of International Studies, V.12, N.1, pp.137-159.
Seung-Whan Choi and Shali Luo, 2013, "Economic Sanctions, Poverty, and International Terrorism: An Empirical Analysis" [pdf],     International Interactions, V.39, N.2, pp.217-245.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2013, "What determines U.S. Humanitarian Intervention?" [pdf] Conflict Management and Peace Science, V.30,     N.2, pp.121-140.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2013, "The Democratic Peace through an Interaction of Domestic Institutions and Norms: Executive     Constraints and Rule of Law" [pdf], Armed Forces & Society, V.39, N.2, pp.255-283.
Seung-Whan Choi and Idean Salehyan, 2013, "No Good Deed Goes Unpunished: Refugees, Humanitarian Aid, and Terrorism" [pdf],     Conflict Management and Peace Science, V.30, N.1, pp.53-75.
Matthew Powers and Seung-Whan Choi, 2012, "Does Transnational Terrorism reduce Foreign Direct Investment? Business-Related     versus Non-Business-Related Terrorism" [pdf], Journal of Peace Research, V.49, N.3, pp.407-422.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2011, "Re-evaluating Capitalist and Democratic Peace Models" [pdf], International Studies Quarterly, V.55, N.3,     pp.759-769.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2011, Book Review of Anti-Americanism and the American World Order by Giacomo Chiozza [pdf], 2009, Johns     Hopkins University Press, Political Psychology, V.32, N.3, pp.531-533.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2010, "Fighting Terrorism through the Rule of Law?" [pdf] Journal of Conflict Resolution, V.54, N.6, pp.940-966.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2010, "Beyond Kantian Liberalism: Peace through Globalization?" [pdf] Conflict Management and Peace Science,     V.27, N.3, pp.272-295.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2010, "Legislative Constraints: A Path to Peace?" [pdf] Journal of Conflict Resolution, V.54, N.3, pp.438-470.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2009, "Understanding Outliers in Foreign Direct Investment Data Analysis" [pdf], Quarterly Journal of Political     Science, V.4, N.2, pp.183-185.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2009, "The Effect of Outliers on Regression Analysis: Regime Type and Foreign Direct Investment" [pdf],     Quarterly Journal of Political Science, V.4, N.2, pp.153-165.
Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2008, "Civil-Military Structure, Political Communication, and the Democratic Peace" [pdf],     Journal of Peace Research, V.45, N.1, pp.37-53.
Seung-Whan Choi and Yiagadeesen Samy, 2008, "Reexamining the Effect of Democratic Institutions on Inflows of Foreign Direct     Investment in Developing Countries" [pdf], Foreign Policy Analysis, V.4, N.1, pp.83-103.
Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2007, "Media Openness, Democracy, and Militarized Interstate Disputes" [pdf], British Journal     of Political Science, V.37, N.1, pp.23-46.
Patrick James, Johann Park, and Seung-Whan Choi, 2006, "Democracy and Conflict Management: Territorial Issue Claims in the     Western Hemisphere Revisited" [pdf], International Studies Quarterly, V.50, N.4, pp.803-817.
Seung-Whan Choi, March 11, 2005. "Let North Koreans open Eyes and Ears" [pdf]. Korea Herald.
Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2004, "Civil-Military Relations in a Neo-Kantian World, 1886-1992" [pdf], Armed Forces &     Society, V.30, N.2, pp.227-254.
Lael Keiser, Peter Mueser, and Seung-Whan Choi, 2004, "Race, Bureaucratic Discretion, and the Implementation of Welfare Reform"     [pdf], American Journal of Political Science, V.48, N.2, pp.314-327.
Seung-Whan Choi and Patrick James, 2003, "No Professional Soldiers, No Militarized Interstate Disputes?: A New Question for     Neo-Kantianism" [pdf], Journal of Conflict Resolution, V.47, N.6, pp.796-816.
Jae-Nam Kho and Seung-Whan Choi, 2002, "Russia's Foreign Policy toward South Korea: A Comparison of Soviet and Post-Soviet     Dynamics," East Asian Review, V.14, N.2, pp.39-60.
Jae-Nam Kho and Seung-Whan Choi, 2000, "The Dynamics of Civil-Military Relations in Russia and China: A Comparative Analysis     based on Theoretical Perspectives," Sino-Soviet Affairs, V.24, N.2, pp.181-198.
Seung-Whan Choi, 2000, Book Review of Letters from Freedom: Post-Cold War Realities and Perspectives by Adam Michnik, 1998,     University of California Press, Left History, V.7, N.1, pp.204-207.
SungHo Ahn and Seung-Whan Choi, 2000, "A Study on the Nature of the Democratic Peace," Journal of Social Science, V.17, N.1,     pp.179-200.
SungHo Ahn and Seung-Whan Choi, 1999, "Chinese Danwei-affiliated Business Enterprise System: Organizational Structure and     Development," Journal of Social Science, V.16, N.2, pp.251-275.
SungHo Ahn and Seung-Whan Choi, 1999, "The Church, Government, and Solidarity on the Road to Democracy in Poland, 1978-     1995," Journal of Central & East European Studies, V.1, pp.343-369.
Conference Papers and Working Paper Series:
"Military Interventions and Transnational Terrorist Backlash," presented to the International Studies Association Annual Convention,     Atlanta, Georgia, March 16-19, 2016.
"Can Economic Growth help reduce Terrorism," presented to the International Studies Association Annual Convention, New Orleans,      Louisiana, February 18-21, 2015.
"Economic Growth and Terrorism: Domestic, International, and Suicide," presented to the Terrorism and Policy conference in     Richardson, Texas, May 21-24, 2014.
"Civil Liberties, Political Rights, and Terrorism," presented to the International Studies Association Annual Convention, Toronto,     Ontario, Canada, March 26-29, 2014.
"North Korean Provocative Actions: Whom and What to Blame," presented to the International Studies Association Annual     Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, March 26-29, 2014.
"Foreign Military Intervention and the Strategic Interest of Suicide Terrorists," with James A. Piazza, presented to the American     Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 29-September 1, 2013.
"Why does the U.S. Intervene Abroad? Democracy, Human Rights Violations, and Terrorism," with Patrick James, presented to the     American Political Science Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 29-September 1, 2013.
"What explains North Korean Provocative Actions, 1950-2007? An Empirical Analysis," presented to the International Studies     Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, California, April 3-6, 2013.
"From Domestic Political Opposition to Civil War: The Role of Military Rule," accepted to the American Political Science Association     Conference, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 30-September 2, 2012.
"Does U.S. Military Intervention Reduce or Increase Terrorism?" presented to the American Political Science Association Conference,     Seattle, Washington, September 1-4, 2011.
"How Effective are Troop Surges against the Menace of Transnational Terrorism?" with Matthew Powers, presented to the American     Political Science Association Conference, Seattle, Washington, September 1-4, 2011.
"Military Interventions as a Cause of Transnational Terrorism?" with Matthew Powers, presented to the American Political Science     Association Conference, Washington, D.C., September 2-5, 2010.
"The Democratic Peace Revisited: It is Veto Players," with George Tsebelis, presented to the American Political Science Association     Conference, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, September 3-6, 2009.
"Foreign Military Influences, the Islamic World, and Transnational Terrorism," with Matthew Powers, presented to the International     Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 7-9, 2008.
"Veto Players, Democracy, and Militarized Interstate Disputes," presented to the American Political Science Association (APSA)     Conference, Chicago, Illinois, August 30-September 2, 2007.
"Domestic Veto Players and Debt Problems: A Curvilinear Relationship," presented to the International Studies Association (ISA)-     Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 3-5, 2006.
"Democratic Governance and Multinational Corporations Revisited: The "Direct" Causual Effects of Veto Players and Audience Costs,"     presented to the International Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 3-5, 2006.
"Does Democracy Attract or Discourage Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment?" with Yiagadeesen Samy, presented to the Midwest     Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 20-23, 2006.
"Puzzling Through: The Impact of Regime Type on Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment," with Yiagadeesen Samy, Multinational     Enterprises Working Paper 7-2005, Multinational Enterprises and the Global Political Economy (A Program of the Murray     Weidenbaum Center on the Economy, Government, and Public Policy at Washington University in St. Louis).
"Institutionalization of Civil-military Relations and International Conflict: Cross-National Time-Series Analysis," presented to the     Triennial Conference on the Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association at     Shanghai, China, June 27-29, 2005.
"Puzzling Through: The Impact of Regime Type on Inflows of Foreign Direct Investment," with Yiagadeesen Samy, presented to the     Midwest Political Science Association (MPSA) Annual Conference, Chicago, Illinois, April 7-10, 2005.
"Deepening (or Consolidating) Democracy?" with Christopher F. Gelpi, and Peter D. Feaver, presented to the International Studies     Association (ISA) 46th Annual Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii, March 1-5, 2005.
"Determinants of Military Manpower System, 1886-1992," with Patrick James, presented to the International Studies Association     (ISA)-Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 5-6, 2004.
"The Determinants of Military Manpower Systems: A Pooled Time-Series, Cross-National Analysis," with Patrick James, Occasional     Paper Series 43, Centre for Security and Defence Studies, Norman Paterson School of International Affairs, Carleton University in     Ottawa, Canada.
"Presidential Approval, Future Economic Security and the Political Use of Force, 1953-1994," with Patrick James and Jean-Sibastien     Rioux, presented to the International Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 7-8, 2003.
"Turbulent Geopolitics in the Korean Peninsula," with Shali Luo, presented to the International Conference of the Canadian Association     for Security and Intelligence Studies (CASIS) in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, October 16 to 18, 2003.
"Race, Bureaucratic Discretion, and the Implementation of Welfare Reform," with Lael Keiser and Peter Mueser, Working Paper 03-     07, Economics Department, University of Missouri, Columbia.
"The Pen is Mightier Than the Sword: Media Openness, Democracy and Militarized Interstate Disputes, 1950-1992," with Patrick     James, presented to the International Studies Association (ISA)-Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 1-2, 2002.
"Civil-Military Relations, Democratic Peace, and Militarized Interstate Disputes, 1886-1992: Empirical Evidence," presented to the     Triennial Conference on the Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association at     Bucharest, Romania, June 27 to July 3, 2002.
"Civil-Military Relations, Military Manpower System, and Democratic Peace," presented to the International Studies Association (ISA)-     Midwest Conference, St. Louis, Missouri, November 2-3, 2001.
"International Politics and the Truman and MacArthur Crisis," presented to the Korean War 50th Anniversary Commemoration and     Conference, Ridgway Center for International Security Studies, Uinversity of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, June 15-16, 2000.
"Russia's Foreign Policy toward South Korea: The Cases of the KAL 007 and Spy Expulsion Incidents," presented to the Southern     Political Science Association (SPSA) Annual Conference, Savanna, Georgia, November 3-7, 1999.
"Russian Security Policy and South Korea: A Comparison of Soviet and Post-Soviet Dynamics," presented to the Triennial Conference     on the Research Committee on Armed Forces and Society, International Political Science Association at the Ben Gurion Research     Center, Ben Gurion University of the Negev, Negev, Israel, July 13-16, 1999.
"The Church, Government, and Solidarity on the Road to Democracy in Poland, 1978-1995," presented to the Western Social Science     Association (WSSA) 41st Annual Conference, Fort Worth, Texas, April 22-24, 1999.
"The Church, Government, and Solidarity on the Road to Democracy in Poland, 1979-1997," presented to the Central Slavic     Association Conference at Oklahoma Baptist University, Shawnee, Oklahoma, April 23-25, 1998.