Sea Power and the Asia-Pacific: Triumph of Neptune?
With particular focus on the Asia-Pacific region, this book examines the rise and fall of sea powers.
Patrick Bratton, Ph.D.
Program Chair, International Relations/Political Science
MScEcon, Strategic Studies, University of Wales, Aberystwyth, UK
Maîtrise, History, Université de Rennes 2, France
MA and PhD, Politics, The Catholic University of America
History, University of Alaska, Fairbanks
|He graduated with a BA in History from the University of Alaska, Fairbanks. He then went on to complete graduate studies at the University of Wales, Aberystwyth (UK), the Université de Rennes 2 (France), and received his PhD from The Catholic University of America. He is a member of the International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS). In the fall of 2009 was a Visiting International Fellow at the Institute for Defense Studies and Analyses (IDSA) in New Delhi, India. In the summer of 2010 he was invited by the National Institute for Defence Studies in Tokyo, Japan, to gave a series of lectures on the theory and practice of coercive diplomacy. During his time there he also gave lectures at the Graduate Institute for International Affairs at Waseda University, and the Institute for World Studies at Takushoku University. In fall 2010 he was a visiting professor in the Department of Defence Studies at the University of Ljubljana, Slovenia.
In June 2012 Dr. Bratton was part of Young Scholars Delegation to the Republic of China (Taiwan). The delegation had visits to the Ministry of Defence, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and various historical and cultural sites.
“The Creation of Indian Integrated Commands: Organizational Learning and the Andaman and Nicobar Command,” Strategic Analysis (Special Issue on Indian Ocean Region), 36, no. 3 (2012): 440-60.
"An American Perspective on India's Defence Reforms", Op-ed piece in South Asia Monitor, August 2011
“Reform of Indian Higher Defence Institutions: Jointness and the Andaman and Nicobar Command,” Strategic Analysis
“When Governments Collide in the South Atlantic: Britain Coerces Argentina during the Falklands War,” Comparative Strategy (With Wallace Thies)
“Signals and Orchestration: India’s Use of Compellence during the 2001-02 Crisis,” Strategic Analysis, July 2010
“Franco-American Relations and Implications for the Pacific,” Revue Juridique Polynésienne
“11/9-9/11: The Brave New World Order,” in Villanova Law Review (With Harvey Rishikof)
“Coming to Terms: When Does Coercion Lead to Positive Long-Term Outcomes?” in Naval War College Review
“When Governments Collide in the Taiwan Strait,” in Journal of Strategic Studies (With Wallace Thies)
“A Coherent Theory of Coercion?” in Comparative Strategy
“France and the Revolution in Military Affairs,” in Contemporary Security Policy.
Talks and Seminars:
"The Future of the US as an Indo-Pacific Maratime Power", Regional Centre for Strategic Studies, March 2012
"Coercive Diplomacy in the Asia Pacific", GIARI Political Integration and Identity Seminar, June 2010
"Coercive Diplomacy in the Asia Pacific": Seminar Details
Asia In Review: Whether India can be a global power, May 2010
"Upgrading India's Think Tanks", November 2009
"The Effects of Governmental Structure on Coercive Signalling", October 2009