Michael C. Horowitz

University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science

Stiteler Hall

Philadelphia, PA 19104

United States

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Scholarly Papers (20)

1.

The Consequences of Drone Proliferation: Separating Fact from Fiction

International Security, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 38 Posted: 26 Jan 2016 Last Revised: 19 Oct 2016
Michael C. Horowitz, Sarah E. Kreps and Matthew Fuhrmann
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science, Cornell University and Texas A&M University
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drones, UAVs, terrorism, military innovation, proliferation

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Droning on: Explaining the Proliferation of Unmanned Aerial Vehicles

Number of pages: 30 Posted: 25 Oct 2014 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2016
Michael C. Horowitz and Matthew Fuhrmann
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and Texas A&M University
Downloads 1,235 (17,957)
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drones, unmanned aerial vehicles, proliferation, diffusion, technology, military

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Who’s Prone to Drone? A Global Time-Series Analysis of Armed Uninhabited Aerial Vehicle Proliferation

Number of pages: 47 Posted: 19 Jul 2019 Last Revised: 16 Oct 2020
Michael C. Horowitz, Joshua A. Schwartz and Matthew Fuhrmann
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science, University of Pennsylvania – Department of Political Science and Texas A&M University
Downloads 353 (94,475)
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drones, UAVs, robotics, military, proliferation, diffusion

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Tactical Diversity in Militant Violence

Number of pages: 67 Posted: 15 May 2015 Last Revised: 10 Jan 2017
Michael C. Horowitz, Evan Perkoski and Philip B.K. Potter
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut and University of Virginia - Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics
Downloads 275 (123,962)
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terrorism, tactics, diversification, repression, outbidding

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How Prior Military Experience Influences the Future Militarized Behavior of Leaders

International Organization, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 29 Feb 2012 Last Revised: 06 Mar 2014
Michael C. Horowitz and Allan C. Stam
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia
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leaders, military service, conflict, education, combat, risk

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What Is A Military Innovation And Why It Matters

Number of pages: 57 Posted: 23 Dec 2019 Last Revised: 13 Oct 2020
Michael C. Horowitz and Shira Pindyck
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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military innovation, military adaptation, international security, organizational change

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When Speed Kills: Autonomous Weapon Systems, Deterrence, and Stability

Number of pages: 27 Posted: 23 May 2019
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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robotics, arms races, lethal autonomous weapon systems, deterrence, crisis stability, artificial intelligence

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Allying to Kill: Terrorist Intergroup Cooperation and the Consequences for Lethality

Number of pages: 58 Posted: 12 Jun 2011 Last Revised: 09 Mar 2012
Michael C. Horowitz and Philip B.K. Potter
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia - Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics
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Terrorism, Terrorist alliances, counter terrorism, networks

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Public Opinion and the Politics of the Killer Robots Debate

Research & Politics, 2016, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 13 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 17 Feb 2016
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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military, public opinion, robots, autonomous, drones

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Honor Among Thieves: Understanding Rhetorical and Material Cooperation Among Militant Groups

Number of pages: 80 Posted: 25 Mar 2020 Last Revised: 30 Sep 2020
University of Pennsylvania, Harvard University - Harvard Kennedy School (HKS), University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science, University of Connecticut and University of Virginia - Woodrow Wilson Department of Politics
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Militant Groups, Alliances, Cooperation, Terrorism, State Repression

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The (Non-) Partisan Logic of Audience Costs

APSA 2009 Toronto Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 13 Aug 2009 Last Revised: 29 Sep 2009
Matthew S. Levendusky and Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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When Leaders Matter: Rebel Experience and Nuclear Proliferation

APSA 2012 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 37 Posted: 15 Jul 2012 Last Revised: 09 May 2013
Matthew Fuhrmann and Michael C. Horowitz
Texas A&M University and University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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leaders, nuclear proliferation, rebel experience, nuclear weapons, international relations

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Does Where You Stand Depend On If You Served? How Military Backgrounds Influence The Behavior Of Leaders

APSA 2010 Annual Meeting Paper
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 19 Jul 2010 Last Revised: 18 Sep 2010
Michael C. Horowitz and Allan C. Stam
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia
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Domestic Signaling of Commitment Credibility: Military Recruitment and Alliance Formation

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 21 Jul 2014
Michael C. Horowitz, Paul Poast and Allan C. Stam
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science, University of Chicago - Department of Political Science and University of Virginia
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alliances, conscription, commitment credibility, international cooperation

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Adoption Capacity and the Spread of Suicide Bombing

Adoption Capacity and the Spread of Suicide Bombing: A Response to Andrea Gilli and Mauro Gilli, “The Spread of Military Innovations: Adoption Capacity Theory, Tactical Incentives, and the Case of Suicide Terrorism,” Security Studies 23, 3 (2014): 513-547.
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 17 Jan 2015
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
Downloads 75 (350,978)

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suicide bombing, adoption capacity theory, organizational capital, terrorism

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Public Opinion and the Politics of the Killer Robots Debate

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 23 Aug 2015
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
Downloads 72 (359,096)

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autonomous weapons, killer robots, public opinion

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Policy Relevance, the Academy, and Nuclear Weapons

Number of pages: 13 Posted: 07 Mar 2015
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science
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nuclear weapons

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Morally Opposed? A Theory of Public Attitudes and Emerging Military Technologies

Number of pages: 51 Posted: 28 May 2020
Michael C. Horowitz and Sarah Maxey
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science and Loyola University of Chicago - Political Science
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autonomous weapon systems, emerging technologies, artificial intelligence, morality

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Do Emerging Military Technologies Matter for International Politics?

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 23, pp. 385-400, 2020
Posted: 17 May 2020
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science

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The Rise and Spread of Suicide Bombing

Annual Review of Political Science, Vol. 18, pp. 69-84, 2015
Posted: 12 May 2015
Michael C. Horowitz
University of Pennsylvania - Department of Political Science

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