Peer-Reviewed Journal Publications

In addition to the links below, my academic publications are available on and ResearchGate.

(2017). Using multitemporal night-time lights data to compare regional development in Russia and China, 1992–2012.” International Journal of Remote Sensing 38(21), 5962-5991 (issue cover image). 

(2016). Advances in using multitemporal night-time lights satellite imagery to detect, estimate, and monitor socioeconomic dynamics.” Remote Sensing of Environment 192, 176-197.

(2016). “The Silk Road goes north: Russia’s role within China’s Belt and Road Initiative.” Area Development and Policy 1(3), 341-351

(2016). “Discursive, material, vertical, and extensive dimensions of
post-Cold War Arctic resource extraction.” Polar Geography 39(4), 258-283.

(2016). “Torched earth: Dimensions of extraterritorial nationalism in the Chinese and Russian Olympic torch relays.” Geoforum 74, 171-181.

Bennett, M.M., Greaves, W., Riedlsperger, R., & Botella, A. (2016). “Articulating the Arctic: contrasting state and Inuit maps of the Canadian North.” Polar Record.

(2015). “How China Sees the Arctic: Reading between Extraregional and Intraregional Narratives.” Geopolitics 20(3), 645-668.

(2014). “The Maritime Tiger: Exploring South Korea’s Interests and Role in the Arctic.” Strategic Analysis 38(6), 886-903. 

(2014). “North by Northeast: Towards an Asian-Arctic Region.” Eurasian Geography and Economics 55(1), 71-93.

(2013). “Bounding Nature in the Canadian and Russian Arctic.” Arctic Yearbook 2013: 85-106.

Non Peer-Reviewed Publications

(2017). C.M. Lee, M. Shupe, C. Wilson, L. Sheffield Guy, H.V. Wiggins, M. Bennett, E. Hoy, R. Kwok, A. Nguyen, D. Payer, E. Schuur, S. Starkweather, L. Stearns (eds.), Arctic Observing Open Science Meeting Report. Arctic Research Consortium of the US (ARCUS), Fairbanks, Alaska. 6 pp.

(2017). “Arctic Law and Governance: The Role of China and Finland (2017)” [Book review]. Jindal Global Law Review 8(1): 111-116.

(2014, May). “Arctic LNG: The Energy on East Asia’s Doorstep,RSIS Commentaries, No. 89.

(2012). “2012 Arctic Highlights,” Arctic Yearbook 2012: 10-11.

(2011). “Canadian and American perspectives on the Arctic,” Baltic Rim Economies 4, 

(2008). “Icy/Hot: Norwegian and Finnish Policy toward the European Union,” Claremont-UC Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union 1, 1-14.

Selected Popular Press Articles

I freelance regularly for The Maritime Executive and have also published both articles and maps in magazines in Japan and Canada, including ReNew Canada, Water Canada, and FACTA (Japan). I have also written guest blog posts, some of which are included below.

(2016). “As the Arctic Melts, Singapore Rises to the Top.” The Maritime Executive, March/April.

(2015). “China Rediscovers its Northern Roots.” Guest blog post for the University of Nottingham’s China Policy Institute Blog, March.

(2015). “Polar Cruising: The New Explorers.” The Maritime Executive, January/February.

(2014). “Into the Deep Blue Sea: Mining’s Next Frontier.” The Maritime Executive, November/December, 38-42.

(2014). “Knots in the Ice: Commercial Shipping in the Arctic.” The Maritime Executive, May/September, 62-70.

(2013). “The Cold Gold Rush,” Water Canada, January.

(2011). “Northern Exposure,” ReNew Canada 7(2): 26-31. (Including map.) (PDF