Professor Hoffman's research focuses on bargaining and communication in matters relating to international security. Specific projects include work on terrorism and the mass media, public support for US military operations, and trust in interstate conflict.
Aleprete, Jr., Michael E. and Aaron M. Hoffman 2012 "The Strategic Development of Border Areas: Understanding Variation in Interaction Opportunity Across Land Borders" International Interactions 38:1, pp. 1-28.
Hoffman, Aaron M., Dwaine H.A. Jengeley, Natasha T. Duncan, Melissa Buehler, and Meredith L. Rees 2010 "How Does the Business of News Influence Terrorism Coverage? Evidence from The Washington Post and USA Today". Terrorism and Political Violence. 22:4, pp. 559-580.
Hoffman, Aaron M. 2010 "Voice and Silence in Terrorist Campaigns." Journal of Peace Research 47:5, pp. 615-626.
Hoffman, Aaron M., Christopher R. Agnew, Justin J. Lehmiller, and Natasha T. Duncan 2009 "Satisfaction, Alternatives, Investments", and "The Microfoundations of Audience Cost Models". International Interactions. 35:4, pp. 365-389.