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Associate Professor, Political Science
School of Social Sciences

Ph.D., University of California, Davis, 2005, Political Science


MSc, The London School of Economics, 1999, Philosophy


M.A., Tulane University, 1998, Latin American Studies

Phone: (949) 824-9752
Email: dbrunste@uci.edu

University of California, Irvine
3151 Social Science Plaza A
Irvine, CA 92697
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Publications
BOOKS

Daneil Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre (eds). The Ethics of War Revisited: Moral Challenges in an Era of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty (Georgetown University Press, 2018).

Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll (eds). Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century (Routledge, 2017).

Daniel Brunstetter, Tensions of Modernity: Las Casas and His Legacy in the French Enlightenment (New York: Routledge, 2012).


JOURNAL ARTICLES

Daniel Brunstetter, “A Tale of Two Cities: The Just War Tradition and Cultural Heritage in Times of War”, Global Intellectual History, Forthcoming.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Jus ad Vim: A Rejoinder to Helen Frowe”, Ethics & International Affairs, 30, 1 (2016), pp. 131-36.

Daniel Brunstetter and John Emery, “Drones as Aerial Occupation?” Peace Review, 27, 4, (2015) pp. 424-31.

Daniel Brunstetter and Arturo Jiménez Bacardi, “Clashing over Drones: The Legal and Normative Gap between the U.S. and the Human Rights Community” International Journal of Human Rights, 19,2 (2015), pp. 176-98.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Trends in Just War Thinking during the U.S. Presidential Debates 2000-12: Genocide Prevention and the Renewed Salience of Last Resort", Review of International Studies 4, 1 (2014), pp.77-99.

Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun, "Rethinking the Criterion For Assessing CIA Targeted Killings: Drones, Proportionality and Jus as Vim", Journal of Military Ethics, 12, 4 (2013), pp. 304-24.

Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun, “From Jus ad Bellum to Jus Ad Vim: Recalibrating Our Understanding of the Moral Use of Force”, Ethics & International Affairs 27, 1, 2013, pp. 87-106.

Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun, "State of the Union: A Decade of Armed Drones", Brown Journal of World Affairs, 19, 2, 2013.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Drones: The Future of Warfare?” e- International Relations, 2012.

Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincent Holiendre, “La guerre juste au prisme de la théorie politique” Raisons politiques 45, 1, 2012, pp. 5-18.

Daniel Brunstetter “Yes we can? La théorie de la guerre juste dans les campagnes présidentielles américaines (2000-2008)”, Raisons politiques 45, 1, 2012, pp. 59-80.

Daniel Brunstetter and Megan Braun, “The Implications of Drones on the Just War Tradition”, Ethics & International Affairs 25, 3 (Fall 2011).

Daniel Brunstetter, “Rousseau and the Tensions of France’s Contrat d’Accueil et d’Intégration”, Journal of Political Ideologies 17, 1, 2012, pp. 95-114.

Daniel Brunstetter and Scott Brunstetter, ‘“Shades of Green: Engaged Pacifism, the Just War Tradition, and the German Greens”, International Relations 25, 1, 2011, pp. 65-84.

Daniel Brunstetter and Dana Zartner, “Just War Against Barbarians: Revisiting the Valladolid Debates Between Sepúlveda and Las Casas”, Political Studies 59, 3 (2011), pp. 733-52.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Sepúlveda, Las Casas and the Other: Exploring the Tension between Moral Universalism and Alterity”, The Review of Politics 72, 2010, pp. 409- 35.


BOOK CHAPTERS

Daniel Brunstetter, “Las Casas and the Concept of Just War”, in David T. Orique and Rady Roldan-Figueroa (eds.), Bartolomé de Las Casas, O.P.: History, Philosophy, and Theology in the Age of European Expansion (Brill, 2018).

Daniel Brunstetter, “Neutrality, Race and Wars of Annihilation: Native Americans in the Aftermath of the American Revolution”, in Glenn Moots and Phil Hamilton (eds.), Justifying Revolution: Law, Virtue, and Violence in the American War of Independence (Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma Press, 2018).

Daniel Brunstetter, “Justice After the Use of Limited Force: Victory and the Moral Dilemmas of Jus Post Vim”, in Andrew R. Hom, Cian O'Driscoll and Kurt Mills (eds.). Moral Victories: The Ethics of Winning Wars (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2017), pp. 214-30.

Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre, “Conclusion: Toward the Future of the Ethics of War and Peace”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre (eds). The Ethics of War Revisited: Moral Challenges in an Era of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018); pp. 303-14.

Daniel Brunstetter, “The Purview of State-Sponsored Violence: Law Enforcement, Just War, and the Ethics of Limited Force”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre (eds). The Ethics of War Revisited: Moral Challenges in an Era of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018), pp. 221-40.

Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre, “Introduction: The Ethics of War and Peace in a World of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Jean-Vincente Holeindre (eds). The Ethics of War Revisited: Moral Challenges in an Era of Contested and Fragmented Sovereignty (Washington DC: Georgetown University Press, 2018); pp. 1-17.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Le jus ad vim: un cadre éthique pour un usage de la force limitée” in Benoît Durieux, Jean-Baptiste Jeangène-Vilmer, and Frédéric Ramel (eds.). Dictionnaire de la guerre et de la paix (Paris: Presses Universitaires de France, 2017), pp 750-56.

Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll, “Conclusion”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll (eds). Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp.250-56.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Bartolomé de las Casas”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll (eds). Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 92-104.

Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll, “Introduction: An Intimation of Possibilities”, in Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O’Driscoll (eds). Just War Thinkers: From Cicero to the 21st Century (New York: Routledge, 2017), pp. 1-7.

Daniel Brunstetter and John Emery, “Restricting the Preventive Use of Force: Drones, the Struggle against Non-State Actors, and Jus ad Vim”, in Kirsten Fisk and Jennifer Ramos eds. Preventive Force: Drones,Targeted Killing and the Transformation of Contemporary Warfare (New York: NYU Press, 2016), pp. 257-82.

Daniel Brunstetter (with Megan Braun and Amelie Ferey), “Défenir et juger la guerre: les consequences de l’usage des drones par les Etats-Unis sur les doctrines de la guerre juste”, in Julie Saada ed. Pensee la guerre: Conflits contemporains, justifications des guerres et débats normatifs (Lyon: Presses Universitaires de Lyon), 2015.

Daniel Brunstetter, “La Mothe Le Vayer and Political Skepticism”, in John C. Laursen and Gianni Paganini (eds). Skepticism and Political Thought in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2015).

Daniel Brunstetter, “The Decision To Use Military Force in Recent Moral Argument”, in James Turner Johnson and Eric Patterson eds.. The Ashgate Research Companion to Military Ethics (Surrey UK: Ashgate, 2015), pp. 25-36.

Daniel Brunstetter, Daniel Wehrenfennig, and Johanna Solomon, “The Olive Tree Initiative: Lessons Learned about Peace Education through Experimental Learning”, in Aaron Karako, Celina Del Felice, and Andria Wisler eds. Peace Education Evaluation: Learning from Experience and Exploring Prospects (Charlotte, NC: Information Age Press, 2015), pp. 179-92.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Old World Philosophy in a New World: From Natural Slave to Natural Man,” in Old Worlds, New Worlds. European Cultural Encounters, c.1000 – c.1750, ed. L. Bailey, L. Digglemann, and K.M. Phillips. Brepols Publishers, 2009; pp. 101-120.


INVITED PUBLICATIONS

Daniel Brunstetter, “Snatching Defeat from the Jaws of Victory: Generational War and the Illusion of Winning”, 2016, http://moralvictories.gla.ac.uk/snatching-defeat-from-the-jaws-of-victory-generational-war-and-the-illusion-of-winning/

Daniel Brunstetter, “Drones and the Never Ending War Against Barbarians”, 2015; http://www.thecritique.com/articles/drones-the-never-ending-war-against-the-barbarians/

Daniel Brunstetter and Daniel Wehrenfennig, “Teaching About Intractable Conflcits: The Olive Tree Initiative”, 2015, https://www.carnegiecouncil.org/publications/articles_papers_reports/731/:pf_printable?

Daniel Brunstetter and Jennifer Ramos, “The Boons and Banes: The Slippery Slope from Humanitarian Drones to Dehumanizing Drones”, 2014, http://www.cihablog.com/tag/daniel-brunstetter/

Daniel Brunstetter, "Syria and the Just Use of Force Short of War," Ethics & International Affairs; http://www.ethicsandinternationalaffairs.org/2013/syria-and-the-just-use-of-force-short-of-war/

Daniel Brunstetter “Whither the War on Terror”, OC Register, 2013;
http://www.ocregister.com/articles/obama-513340-war-foreign.html

Daniel Brunstetter (with Daniel Wehrenfennig, Agnieszka Paczynska, Joseph Roberts) “Conflict and Conflict Resolution” APSA Teaching and Learning Conference Track Summaries, PS: Political Science and Politics, 46, 3, 2013, pp. 646-48.

Daniel Brunstetter, "The Messy Legality of Drones", New York Daily News, (2013); http://www.nydailynews.com/opinion/messy-legality-drones-article-1.1269026.

Daniel R. Brunstetter, “Can We Wage a Just Drone War”, The Atlantic, July 2012.

BOOK REVIEWS

(BR4*) Daniel Brunstetter, review of The American Way of Bombing: Changing Ethical and Legal Norms, from Flying Fortresses to Drones, by Matthew Evangelista and Henry Shue, Eds. (Cornell University Press, 2014), in Perspectives on Politics, 14, 2, 2016, pp. 596-98.

Daniel Brunstetter, review of Drones and the Future of Armed Conflict: Ethical, Legal and Strategic Implications, David Cortright, Rachel Fairhurst, and Kristen Wall, eds. (Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 2015); in Peace Review, 28, 2 (2016), pp. 258-62.

Daniel Brunstetter, “Fiction and the Political: Towards a Critical Engagement with Power Relations" (Review essay of Reverzy, Fonkoua, and Hartmann, Les fables du politique des Lumières à nos jours) Modern and Contemporary France, 20, 4, 2012, pp. 521-22.

Daniel Brunstetter, Review of Jonathan Wolff. An Introduction to Political Philosophy; in The Review of Metaphysics, September 2007, 61, 169-71.
Grants
Albert and Elain Borchard Foundation grant
Chateaubriand Fellowship
Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies
Single Investigator Innovation Grant, from the Academic Council on Research, Computing and Library Resources
Foreign Language Area Studies fellowship - Portuguese
Andrew W. Mellon Foundation summer research grant
Professional Societies
American Political Science Association
MidWest Political Science Association
Western Political Science Association
Research Centers
Center for Citizen Peace Building
Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies
UCI Interdisciplinary Center for the Scientific Study of Ethics and Morality
UCLA Center for 17th- & 18th-Century Studies and William Andrews Clark Memorial Library
Last updated
07/17/2018