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Books and Monographs


Book Chapters

  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Biological Weapons and Bioterrorism,” in Simon Rushton and Jeremy Youde, eds., The Routledge Handbook of Global Health Security (Oxford: Routledge, 2014), pp. 118-129.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Biological Terrorism: Understanding the Threat and America’s Response,” in Arnold Howitt and Robyn Pangi, eds., Countering Terrorism: Dimensions of Preparedness (Cambridge: MIT Press, 2003).



  • Gregory D. Koblentz and Lynn C. Klotz “New pathogen research rules: Gain of function, loss of clarity”
  • Gregory D. Koblentz,” Dual-Use Research as a Wicked Problem,” Frontiers in Public Health, Vol. 2 (August 4, 2014), pp. 1-4, doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2014.00113 and
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Regime Security: A New Theory for Understanding the Proliferation of Chemical and Biological Weapons,” Contemporary Security Policy, Vol. 34, No. 3 (December 2013).
  • Gregory D. Koblenz and Brian M. Mazanec, “Viral Warfare: The Security Implications of Cyber and Biological Weapons,” Comparative Strategy, Vol. 32, No. 5 (2013), pp. 418-434.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “From Biodefense to Biosecurity,” International Affairs, Vol. 88, No. 1 (2012), pp. 131-148.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Predicting Peril or the Peril of Prediction? Assessing the Risk of CBRN Terrorism,” Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 23, No. 4 (2011), pp. 501-520.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz and Marie Isabelle Chevrier, “Modernizing the Confidence Building Measures of the Biological Weapons Convention,” Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Vol. 9, No. 3 (2011), pp. 1-7.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Biosecurity Reconsidered: Calibrating Biological Threats and Responses,” International Security, Vol. 34, No. 4 (Spring 2010), pp. 96-132.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz and Jonathan B. Tucker, “Tracing an Attack: The Promise and Pitfalls of Microbial Forensics,” Survival, Vol. 52, No. 1 (February/March 2010), pp. 159-186.
  • Jonathan B. Tucker and Gregory D. Koblentz, “The Four Faces of Microbial Forensics,” Biosecurity and Bioterrorism, Vol. 7, No 4 (2009), pp. 389-397.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “The Threat of Pandemic Influenza: Why Today Is Not 1918,” World Medical and Health Policy, Vol. 1, No. 1 (2009), pp. 71-84.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Pathogens as Weapons: The International Security Implications of Biological Warfare,” International Security, Vol. 28, No. 3 (Winter 2003/04), pp. 84-122.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Countering Dual-Use Facilities: Lessons from Iraq and Sudan,” Jane’s Intelligence Review, March 1999, pp. 48-53.


Book Reviews

  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Beyond Technology: The Social Dimensions of Biological Weapon Threats,” Review of Phantom Menace or Looming Danger?: A New Framework for Assessing Bioweapons Threats by Kathleen M. Vogel, The Nonproliferation Review, Vol. 21, No. 1 (2014), pp. 99-103.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz, “Command and Combust: America’s Secret History of Atomic Accidents,” review of Command and Control: Nuclear Weapons, the Damascus Accident, and the Illusion of Safety by Eric Schlosser, Foreign Affairs, January/February 2014, pp. 167-172.
  • Gregory D. Koblentz,” Review of Bacillus anthracis and Anthrax by Nicholas H. Bergman, ed.,”Terrorism and Political Violence, Vol. 24, No. 5 (2012), pp. 860-861.