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Selected Publications

        Recent Book:

2016 Dreiling, Michael C. and Derek Darves. Agents of Neoliberal Globalization: Corporate Networks, State Structures and Trade Policy. Cambridge University Press.

         Articles and Chapters:

Forthcoming, 2020. Dreiling, Michael C. “Trade Globalization and its Consequences.” 12,500 word chapter in New Frontiers in Globalization Research: Theories, Processes and Perspectives from the Global North and Global South, ed., Ino Rossi. Springer. 

2019. Dreiling, Michael C., Tomoyasu Nakamura, Nicholas Lougee and Yvonne A. Braun. “Environmental Organizations and their Responses to Nuclear Crisis in Japan” in Nuclear Emergencies: A Holistic Approach to Preparedness and Response. Edited by Dr. Koizumi, Dr. Shozugawa, and Dr. Steinhauser for the series “Current Topics in Environmental Health and Preventive Medicine.” Springer Science.

2019. Dreiling, Michael C. “Liberalizing Trade and Finance: Corporate Class Agency and the Neoliberal Era,” in Eds., Thomas Janoski, Cedric de Leon, Joya Misra, Stephanie Mudge. The Cambridge Handbook of Political Sociology. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

2018. Braun, Yvonne A. and Michael C. Dreiling. “Networking for Women's Rights: Academic Centers, Regional Information Networks, and Feminist Advocacy in Southern Africa.” International Feminist Journal of Politics. DOI: 10.1080/14616742.2018.1460213

2018. Dreiling, Michael C. and Tomoyasu Nakamura. “A Nuclear Complex? A Network Visualization of Japan’s Nuclear Industry and Regulatory Elite, 2006-2012.” Socius: Sociological Research for Dynamic World.

2018 Yvonne A. Braun and Michael C. Dreiling. “Social Problems in Global Perspective.” In The Cambridge Handbook of Social Problems, Eds. A. Javier Trevino. Pgs. 77-98. Cambridge University Press.

2017 Dreiling, Michael C., Nicholas Lougee, and Tomoyasu Nakamura. “After the Meltdown: Explaining the Relative Silence of Japanese Environmentalism on Nuclear Energy.” Social Problems 64(1): 86-105.

2015 Braun, Yvonne A., Michael C. Dreiling, Matthew Eddy, and David Dominguez. “Up Against the Wall: Ecotourism, Development, and Social Justice in Costa Rica.” Journal of Global Ethics 11(3): 351-365. 

2015 Dreiling, Michael, Nicholas Lougee and Tomoyasu Nakamura. “After Fukushima: The Silence of Environmental Organizations on Nuclear Catastrophe.” Metropolitics, 22 September 2015. URL:

2014 Braun, Yvonne A. and Michael C. Dreiling. “Frames, Boomerangs, and Global Assemblages: Border Distortions in the Global Resistance to Dam Building in Lesotho,” (pgs. 261-292) in Nancy Naples and Jennifer Mendez (eds.) Border Politics, Social Movements and Globalization. New York University Press.

2011 Dreiling, Michael C. and Derek Darves. “Corporations in American Trade Policy: A Network Analysis of Corporate-Dyad Political Action.” American Journal of Sociology 116(5): 1514-1563


Documentary Film Work:

2016. Michael Dreiling, Producer and Co-Director with Producer and Director, Matthew Eddy. A Bold Peace: Costa Rica’s Quest to Abandon the Fever of War.  A feature length film on Costa Rica’s 1948 revolution, abolition of the army, and expansion of a social democracy. 105, 89, and 57 minute versions. Release date May 11, 2016. Japanese version released in 2017, Spanish version released in 2019. ( and