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Judith Kelley CV

Professor in the Sanford School of Public Policy
Sanford School of Public Policy
Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708-0245
124A Sanford Bldg, Box 90245, Durham, NC 27708
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Selected Presentations & Appearances


The Power of Ranking: The Ease of Dooing Business Indicator as a form of Social Pressure · August 31, 2016 - September 4, 2016 Invited Talk American Political Science Association's annual meeting, Philadelphia

With Beth Simmons and Rush Doshi

Introduction: Global Assessment Power in the Twenty-First Century · August 31, 2016 - September 4, 2016 Invited Talk American Political Science Association's annual meeting, Philadelphia

With Beth Simmons

Scorecard diplomacy and shaming - Keynote Address, Conference on the uses of shaming in international relations · May 19, 2016 Invited Talk Stockholm University,
Scorecard Diplomacy: The influence of US efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons - International relations seminar · May 18, 2016 Invited Talk Stockholm University,
Global Assessment Power in the Twenty-First Century - Introduction at workshop on Global Assessment Power · May 5, 2016 - May 6, 2016 Invited Talk Harvard University,
The Power of Ranking: The Ease of Dooing Business Indicator as a form of Social Pressure · August 31, 2016 - September 4, 2016 Invited Talk American Political Science Association's annual meeting, Philadelphia

With Beth Simmons and Rush Doshi

Introduction: Global Assessment Power in the Twenty-First Century · August 31, 2016 - September 4, 2016 Invited Talk American Political Science Association's annual meeting, Philadelphia

With Beth Simmons

Scorecard diplomacy and shaming - Keynote Address, Conference on the uses of shaming in international relations · May 19, 2016 Invited Talk Stockholm University,
Scorecard Diplomacy: The influence of US efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons - International relations seminar · May 18, 2016 Invited Talk Stockholm University,
Global Assessment Power in the Twenty-First Century - Introduction at workshop on Global Assessment Power · May 5, 2016 - May 6, 2016 Invited Talk Harvard University,
The Power of Ranking: The Ease of Doing Business Indicator as a form of Social Pressure - Workshop on Global Assessment Power · May 5, 2016 - May 6, 2016 Invited Talk Harvard University,
The power of global performance indices - Key address to the Prosperity Index Symposium · February 26, 2016 Invited Talk Legatum Institute, Washington, DC
Scorecard Diplomacy: U.S. Efforts to Fight Human Trafficking Around the World - MacMillan International Relations Seminar Series · September 22, 2015 Invited Talk Yale University,
Do Governments Both Respond to and Counteract International Pressure for Democracy and Human Rights? - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · September 2, 2015 - September 6, 2015 Invited Talk San Francisco, CA

With Yuqing Hu

The Sources of Perceived Legitimacy for Election Observation Organizations: A Pilot Survey Experiment in Kenya - Legitimacy and Legitimation in Global Governance Workshop · April 16, 2015 - April 17, 2015 Invited Talk Stockholm
Scorecard Diplomacy: The influence of US efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons · February 26, 2015 Invited Talk Bush School of Public Policy,
Scorecard Diplomacy: The influence of US efforts to combat Trafficking in Persons - Cornell IR-Law Seminar · February 23, 2015 Invited Talk
Politics by Numbers: Social pressure in international relations - workshop on Global Governance Indicators · November 17, 2014 - November 18, 2014 Invited Talk New York University Law School,
Roundtable discussion on Pseudo Election Monitors - National Endowment for Democracy (NED) · October 22, 2014 Other International Forum for Democratic Studies at the National Endowment for Democracy (NED),
Invited commentator on USAID project on Democratic Backsliding · September 18, 2014 Other University of Virginia
Who Cares? Micro-level evidence of shaming - Browne Center Seminar · September 17, 2014 Invited Talk University of Pennsylvania,
The Power of Performance Indicators: Rankings, Ratings and Reactivity in International Relations - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 27, 2014 - September 1, 2014 Invited Talk Wash. DC

With Beth Simmons

Using scientific methods for program evaluations · May 29, 2014 Invited Talk Amnesty International Secretariat, London, London
Do Governments Counteract International Pressure for Democracy and Human Rights? · March 31, 2014 Invited Talk Berkeley International Relations Colloquium, Berkeley
Politics by Numbers: Social pressure in international relations · January 30, 2014 Invited Talk Harvard's John F. Kennedy School of Government, Boston
From Scrutiny to Shame: Social Pressure in US Anti- Human Trafficking Policy.” · December 19, 2013 Lecture Presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago,
Soft reputations in international relations: Micro-level evidence of shaming through diplomacy - UNC Chapel Hill Duke IR group · December 19, 2013 Lecture
Soft reputations in international relations: Micro-level evidence of shaming through diplomacy · December 19, 2013 Lecture presented at the annual meeting of the American Political Science Association, Chicago
The Opportunity Cost of US Treaty Ratification · December 19, 2013 Lecture Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association, San Diego, California
From Scrutiny to Shame: Social Pressure in US Anti- Human Trafficking Policy.” · October 10, 2013 Lecture Florida State via Skype
International transparency and accountability initiatives · September 29, 2013 Invited Talk Transparency and Accountability Initiative, Washington, DC
Soft reputations in international relations: Micro-level evidence of shaming through diplomacy - Triangle International Relations Seminar, Chapel Hill, NC · September 10, 2013 Invited Talk
Soft reputations in international relations: Micro-level evidence of shaming through diplomacy - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 29, 2013 - September 1, 2013 Invited Talk Chicago
Performance Indicators as Social Pressure in US Anti-Human Trafficking Policy - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 29, 2013 - September 1, 2013 Invited Talk Chicago

With Beth Simmons

From Scrutiny to Shame: Social Pressure in US Anti- Human Trafficking Policy.” · February 4, 2013 Lecture Georgetown University
The Opportunity Cost of US Treaty Ratificaiton. Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association · December 18, 2012 Lecture San Diego, California
The role of international organizations in facilitating moral entrepreneurship: The case of tobacco control. Workshop on Moral Entrepreneurship · December 18, 2012 Lecture University of Minnesota
From Scrutiny to Shame: Social Pressur in US Anti-Human Trafficking Policy. Presented at the Hauser Colloquium · October 25, 2012 Lecture NYU School of Law
The good, the bad and the ugly: biases of international election observers. Speech to the Danish foreign ministry · October 15, 2012 Lecture Copenhagen, Denmark
Policy recommendations for election observation, Speech to the Danish Association of Election Observers · October 15, 2012 Lecture Copenhagen, Denmark

Invited Lectures ; J. Kelley

Speaking Truth to Power. Experiments Workshop · September 28, 2012 - September 29, 2012 Lecture Utah
Shame vs. Sanctions: The Impact of US Anti-Human Trafficking Policy World-Wide. Workshop on the tools of international pressure · June 1, 2012 - June 2, 2012 Lecture Yale University
Principles nd Participation in the Global Information Age - Co-Program Chair at the Annual Meeting of the International Studies Association · March 31, 2012 - April 4, 2012 Other San Diego, California
The Opportunity Cost of US Treaty Ratification - International Studies Association's annual meeting · March 31, 2012 - April 4, 2012 Invited Talk San Diego, California

With Jon Pevehouse

Monitoring Democracy: when international election observation works and why it often fails · March 21, 2012 Lecture University of Madison Wisconsin, Comparative Politics Seminar
The Concept of International Delegation. Workshop on International Organizations · February 24, 2012 - February 25, 2012 Lecture Social Science Research Center, Berlin
Monitoring Democracy: when international election observation works and why it often fails · February 23, 2012 Lecture Social Science Research Center, Berlin,

Invited Lectures ; J. Kelley

From Scrutiny to Shame: Social Pressure in US Anti- Human Trafficking Policy.” · February 4, 2012 Lecture Georgetown University
Election Monitoring in unstable democracies · December 8, 2011 Invited Talk Duke Law School, Duke Law School
Global Public Goods and Tobacco Control · December 1, 2011 Lecture Duke Law School
Global Public Goods and Tobacco Control. · October 22, 2011 Lecture Duke Law School Global Public Goods workshop
The role of international organizations in facilitating moral entrepreneurship: The case of tobacco control · September 30, 2011 Lecture University of Minnesota
The role of international organizations in facilitating moral entrepreneurship: The case of tobacco control · September 30, 2011 - October 1, 2011 Lecture University of Minnesota
The Domestic Politics of the United States Article II Treaty Process - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · September 1, 2011 - September 4, 2011 Invited Talk Seattle, Wash.
Presentation to the newly established Kofi Annan Global Commission on Elections, at the inaugural meeting · March 4, 2011 - March 5, 2011 Lecture Johannesberg, South Africa
Election Monitoring in unstable democracies - Roundtable on Challenges to Democracy in Divided Societies · January 29, 2011 Other Duke Law School, Durham, NC
The Domestic Politics of the US Article II Treaty Process - Duke-Harvard Foreign Relations Workshop · November 6, 2010 Lecture Duke Law School,

Invited Lectures ; Judith Kelley and Jon Pevehouse

The Role of Membership Rules in Regional Organizations · September 25, 2010 Lecture Washington D.C.
International Influences on Election Quality and Turnover.” · September 25, 2010 Lecture Washington D.C.
The Role of Membership Rules in Regional Organizations - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · September 2, 2010 - September 5, 2010 Invited Talk Washington, DC
International Influences on Election Quality and Turnover - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · September 2, 2010 - September 5, 2010 Invited Talk Washington, DC
Monitoring Democracy · May 1, 2010 Lecture Aarhus University, Denmark
Election Monitoring: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly · May 2010 Invited Talk Aarhus University, Denmark
Monitoring legitimacy: when international election observation works and why it often fails · February 6, 2010 Invited Talk Stockholm
Monitoring legitimacy: when international election observation works and why it often fails · February 5, 2010 Invited Talk Lund University, Sweden
Monitoring legitimacy: International observers in domestic elections · February 1, 2010 Lecture Stockholm University, Sweden
International Election Monitoring · February 1, 2010 Lecture Lund University, Sweden
Monitoring Legitimacy: International observers in domestic elections · December 11, 2009 Lecture CUPIS Seminar. Columbia University
Monitoring Legitimacy: International observers in domestic elections - CUPIS Seminar · December 11, 2009 Invited Talk Columbia University
International election monitoring · October 5, 2009 Lecture Aarhus, Denmark
International election monitoring · October 5, 2009 Invited Talk Aarhus Political Science Department, Denmark
D-Minus elections: How conflicting norms and interests influence whether international election observers endorse flawed elections · October 12, 2008 Lecture International Relations Seminar, Princeton University
The rise of international election monitoring · October 8, 2008 Lecture International Relations seminar, University of Georgetown Law School
International Organizations and NGOs as Strategic Actors: Understanding the Incentives of International Election Monitors - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 28, 2008 - August 31, 2008 Invited Talk Boxton
International Organizations and NGOs as Strategic Actors: Understanding the Incentives of International Election Monitors · August 1, 2008 Lecture Boston
The Strategic Consequences of Election Monitoring. Paper presented at the 2007 Annual meeting of the American Political Science Association · July 1, 2008 Lecture Chicago
D-Minus elections: How conflicting norms and intrests influence whether international election observers endorse flawed elections - International Relations Seminar · May 12, 2008 Invited Talk Princeton University
International election monitoring · February 28, 2008 Lecture PIPES Seminar, University of Chicago
How do the Preferences and Constraints of International Organizations and NGOs Matter? · February 11, 2008 Lecture University of Minnesota
Creating election related databases · February 7, 2008 Lecture Moscow Carnegie Center, Moscow, Russia
Who Keeps International Commitments and Why? The International Criminal Court and Bilateral Non-Surrender Agreements · October 12, 2007 Invited Talk McGill University,
The Strategic Consequences of Election Monitoring - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 30, 2007 - September 2, 2007 Invited Talk Chicago
Who Keeps Internaitonal Commitments and Why? The International Criminal Court and Bilateral Non-Surrender Agreements · April 17, 2007 - April 18, 2007 Invited Talk University of Illinois, Champaign,
Democratization and the New European Neighborhood Policy · March 9, 2007 Invited Talk Denver University Graduate School of International Studies,
The concept of International Delegation - Conference on The Law and Politics of Internaitonal Delegation · February 16, 2007 Invited Talk Duke Law School, Durham, NC

With Curtis Bradley

Norms, Systemic Change and Incentives: Explaining the Rise of Election Monitoring · October 13, 2006 Invited Talk Northwestern University,
The Effects of Election Monitoring - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 30, 2006 - September 2, 2006 Invited Talk
Norms, Systemic Change and Instrumentalism: Explaining the Rise of Election Monitoring - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 30, 2006 - September 2, 2006 Invited Talk
The Power of Norms and Incentives - International Studies Association's annual meeting · March 22, 2006 Invited Talk San Diego, Calif.
Norms, Systemic Change and Incentives: Explaining the Rise of Election Monitoring - International Studies Association's annual meeting · March 22, 2006 Invited Talk San Diego, Calif.
The United States and Delegation to International Institutions - Delegating Sovereignty: Constitutional and Political Perspectives · March 3, 2006 - March 4, 2006 Invited Talk Duke Law School, Durham, NC
The Concept of Delegation - Delegating Sovereignty: Constitutional and Political Perspectives · March 3, 2006 - March 4, 2006 Invited Talk Duke Law School,
Who is in Charge? Operational Overlaps of International Organizations - Princeton Conference on Nesting and Overlapping Institutions · February 24, 2006 Invited Talk
The European institutions and reforms in the Baltic States · December 3, 2005 Invited Talk Brigham and Young University,
Do states care about keeping international commitments: the case of the International Criminal Court · December 2, 2005 Invited Talk Brigham and Young University,
The International Criminal Court and Non-surrender Agreements · November 18, 2005 Invited Talk College of William and Mary,
Do States Care about Normative Consistency? The ICC and Bilateral Non-Surrender Agreements as a Quasi-Experiment - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 2005 Invited Talk Washington, DC
New Wine in Old Wineskins: Policy Adaptation in the new European Neighborhood policy - European Union Studies Association's annual meeting · March 31, 2005 - April 2, 2005 Invited Talk Austin, Texas
The role of material and non-material factors in state behavior: article 98 agreements as a quasi-experiment - Vanderbilt Law School International Law Roundtable on International Criminal Law and International Human Rights Law · January 27, 2005 - January 29, 2005 Invited Talk
Strategic non-Cooperation As Soft Balancing: Why Iraq Was Not Just About Iraq - Fifth Pan-European International Relations Conference, Constructing Worls Orders · September 9, 2004 - September 11, 2004 Invited Talk The Hague
Legal Commitments and State Behavior: Explaining State Responses to U.S. Requests for Bilateral Agreements Securing Immunity from the International Criminal Court - Fifth Pan-European International Relations Conference, Constructing World Orders · September 9, 2004 - September 11, 2004 Invited Talk The Hague
International Actors on the Domestic Scene: Membership Conditionality and Socialization by International Institutions - Duke University Seminar on Globalization, Equity and Democratic Governance · March 29, 2004 Invited Talk
Soft balancing: Explaining US and European failures to align policies - EUSA conference Transatlantic Relations: What Next? · March 15, 2004 - March 16, 2004 Invited Talk Washington, DC
Persuation, incentives and ethnic politics - 19th International Political Science Association World Congress · June 29, 2003 - July 4, 2003 Invited Talk Durban, South Afrida
Strategic Incentive Use - Policy Memo, Europeanization, Collective Identities and Public Discourses (IDNET): ARENA/IDNET International Policy Conference · October 11, 2002 Invited Talk European Commission, University of Oslo
Membership, Management and Enforcement: European Institutions and Eastern Europe's Ethnic Politics - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 29, 2002 - September 1, 2002 Invited Talk Boston
Membership, Management and Enforcement: European Institutions and Eastern Europe's Ethnic Politics - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 29, 2002 - September 1, 2002 Invited Talk Boston
Persuation, Incentives nd Ethnic Politics in Eastern Europe - ARENA/RSC IDNET Conference, Internaitonal Institutions and Socialization in the New Europe, Third Project Workshop · February 22, 2002 - February 23, 2002 Invited Talk European University Institute, Florence
Persuation, Incentives and Ethnic Politics in Eastern Europe - ARENA/RSC IDNET Conference, International Institutions and Socialization in the New Europe, Second Project Workshop · May 18, 2001 - May 19, 2001 Invited Talk European University Institute, Florence
The Role of European Institutions Use of Norms and Membership Incentives in Ethnic Politics - American Political Science Association's annual meeting · August 31, 2000 - September 3, 2000 Invited Talk Washington, DC
Can Incentives Move Mountains? The Role of European Institutions in Ethnic Minority Politics - CISS/ISA Millennium Series, Second International Conference · August 29, 2000 - August 30, 2000 Invited Talk Washington, DC
When Can International institutions Change State Behavior? The case of European integration and ethnic politics in Latvia and Estonia - Annual International Studies Association Conference · March 14, 2000 - March 18, 2000 Invited Talk Los Angeles

Service to the Profession


Chair of Editorial Board · 2013 Editorial Activities International Organization,
Editorial Board member, Comparative Political Studies · 2013 Committee Service
Member, Advisory Board, Electoral Integrity Project · 2012 - 2017 Committee Service
Member of the Academic Exchange mission to Israel · 2012 Committee Service
Co-Chair - Annual Conference · 2012 Event/Organization Administration International Studies Association, San Diego
Chair of Editorial Board · 2013 Editorial Activities International Organization,
Editorial Board member, Comparative Political Studies · 2013 Committee Service
Member, Advisory Board, Electoral Integrity Project · 2012 - 2017 Committee Service
Member of the Academic Exchange mission to Israel · 2012 Committee Service
Co-Chair - Annual Conference · 2012 Event/Organization Administration International Studies Association, San Diego
Member, ex-officio, Executive Council of the International Studies Association · 2011 - 2012 Committee Service
Appointed Member, special issue committee of the journal International Organization · 2010 - 2012 Committee Service
Member of the annual NSF review panel for PhD grant proposals in political science · 2007 - 2010 Committee Service
Delegate, 2003-2005 study group on "The Future of Europe: Perspectives for European Integration" - sponsored by Drager Foundation, the ZEIT Foundation, and the American Council on Germany · 2003 - 2005 Committee Service Meeting biannually in Berlin, Warsaw, Brussels and Washington
Academic Associate to the Atlantic Council of the United States · 2003 - 2017 Other

Service to Duke


Member, bal Healath Institute Executive Committee (University) · 2016 - 2017 Committee Service Duke Global Health Institute,
Chair, J R. Shepley Dintinguished Professorship on Media and Democracy Search Committee (School) · 2015 - 2016 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Organizer . Curriculum Innovations · April 7, 2013 - April 7, 2013 Curriculum Innovations
Review Committee for Sarah Bermeo (School) · 2013 - 2014 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, Review Committee for Tana Johnson (School) · 2013 - 2014 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, bal Healath Institute Executive Committee (University) · 2016 - 2017 Committee Service Duke Global Health Institute,
Chair, J R. Shepley Dintinguished Professorship on Media and Democracy Search Committee (School) · 2015 - 2016 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Organizer . Curriculum Innovations · April 7, 2013 - April 7, 2013 Curriculum Innovations
Review Committee for Sarah Bermeo (School) · 2013 - 2014 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, Review Committee for Tana Johnson (School) · 2013 - 2014 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, Search Committee for International Human Rights (School) · 2012 - 2013 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Director, Undergraduate Honors Program . Sanford School of Public Policy · 2011 - 2017 Other
Member, Tenure Review Committee for Kristin Goss (School) · 2011 Committee Service
Member, Provost's Search Committee for new Dean for Sanford School (University) · 2011 - 2013 Committee Service
Member of the Executive Committee (School) · 2010 - 2017 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, Sanford PhD Steering Committee (School) · 2010 - 2013 Committee Service Sanford School of Public Policy,
Member, Duke Center for European Studies Advisory Board (University) · 2008 - 2011 Committee Service
Member, Ad Hoc Executive Committee (Department) · 2008 - 2009 Committee Service Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy,
Member, FLAS scholarship review committee (University) · 2008 Committee Service
Director, Undergraduate Honors Program . Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy · 2007 - 2009 Other
Member, University Center for International Studies Advisory Committee (University) · 2007 - 2011 Committee Service Duke University,
Member, International Relations Search Committee (Department) · 2006 Committee Service
Member, International Relations Search Committee (Department) · 2006 Committee Service Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy,
Member, Sanford Graduate Admissions Committee (Department) · 2004 - 2008 Committee Service Terry Sanford Institute of Public Policy,
Co-chair of the Duke University Globalization and Equity Seminar · 2003 - 2011 Event/Organization Administration
Academic Associate to the Atlantic Council of the United States · 2003 - 2011 Other
Member, Duke University International Affairs Committee (University) · 2002 - 2003 Committee Service Duke University,