Leslie Johns

Associate Professor of Political Science and Law, UCLA



Strengthening International Courts: The Hidden Costs of Legalization  

Leslie Johns  (2015)  

Ann Arbor, MI:  University of Michigan Press.

Articles, Book Chapters, and Essays

How a Retreat from Global Economic Governance May Empower Business Interests

Leslie Johns, Krzysztof Pelc, and Rachel Wellhausen  (forthcoming)    

Journal of Politics  xx: xxx-xxx

International Law's Empire

Leslie Johns  (forthcoming)    

Journal of Politics  xx: xxx-xxx

Free-Riding on Enforcement in the WTO

Leslie Johns and Krzysztof Pelc  (2018)    

Journal of Politics  80 (3): 873-889.

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The Diverging Theory and Practice of International Law

Leslie Johns  (2018)  

In Encyclopedia of Empirical International Relations Theory.

William R. Thompson, ed. Oxford University Press, pp. 513--535.

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Under One Roof: Supply Chains and the Protection of Foreign Investment

Leslie Johns and Rachel Wellhausen  (2016)    

American Political Science Review  110 (1): 31-51.

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Fear of Crowds in World Trade Organization Disputes: Why Don't More Countries Participate?

Leslie Johns and Krzysztof Pelc  (2016)    

Journal of Politics  78 (1): 88-104.

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The Design of Trade Agreements

Leslie Johns and Lauren Peritz  (2015)  

In Oxford Handbook of the Politics of International Trade.

Lisa Martin, ed. Oxford University Press, pp. 337--359.

Who Gets to Be in the Room?  Manipulating Participation in WTO Disputes

Leslie Johns and Krzysztof J. Pelc  (2014)    

International Organization  68 (3): 663--699.

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Depth versus Rigidity in the Design of International Trade Agreements

Leslie Johns  (2014)    

Journal of Theoretical Politics  26 (3): 468--495.

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Courts as Coordinators: Endogenous Enforcement and Jurisdiction in International Adjudication

Leslie Johns  (2012)    

Journal of Conflict Resolution  56 (2): 257--289.

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Formal Models of International Institutions

Michael Gilligan and Leslie Johns (2012)  

Annual Review of Political Science  15 (1): 221--243.

Strengthening International Courts and the Early Settlement of Disputes

Michael Gilligan, Leslie Johns, and B. Peter Rosendorff   (2010)    

Journal of Conflict Resolution  54 (5): 5--38.

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Dispute Settlement, Compliance and Domestic Politics

Leslie Johns and B. Peter Rosendorff  (2009)

In Trade Disputes and the Dispute Settlement Understanding of the WTO: An Interdisciplinary Assessment.

James C. Hartigan, ed. Emerald Group Publishing, pp. 139--163.

A Servant of Two Masters: Communication and the Selection of International Bureaucrats

Leslie Johns  (2007)    

International Organization  61 (Spring): 245--275.

Knowing the Unknown: Executive Evaluation and International Crisis Outcomes

Leslie Johns  (2006)    

Journal of Conflict Resolution  50 (2): 228--252.

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