Todd S. Sechser is the Pamela Feinour Edmonds and Franklin S. Edmonds Jr. Discovery Professor of Politics at the University of Virginia; Professor of Public Policy at the Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy; and a Senior Fellow at the Miller Center of Public Affairs.
- Nuclear Weapons and Coercive Diplomacy (Cambridge University Press, 2017). With Matthew Fuhrmann.
- “Reputations and Signaling in Coercive Bargaining.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 62:2 (2018), pp. 318-45.
- “A Bargaining Theory of Coercion.” In Kelly M. Greenhill and Peter Krause, eds., The Power to Hurt: Coercion in Theory and Practice (New York: Oxford University Press, 2018).
- “Military Technology and the Duration of Civil Conflict.” International Studies Quarterly 61:3 (2017), pp. 704-20. With Jonathan D. Caverley.
- “Signaling Alliance Commitments: Hand-Tying and Sunk Costs in Extended Nuclear Deterrence.” American Journal of Political Science 58:4 (October 2014), pp. 919-35. With Matthew Fuhrmann.
- “Crisis Bargaining and Nuclear Blackmail.” International Organization 67:1 (Winter 2013), pp. 173-95. With Matthew Fuhrmann.
- “The Illusion of Democratic Credibility.” International Organization 66:3 (Summer 2012), pp. 457-89. With Alexander B. Downes.
- “Goliath’s Curse: Coercive Threats and Asymmetric Power.” International Organization 64:4 (Fall 2010), pp. 627-60.