Civil Wars and International Conflict Management

Armed Conflict and Ivory Poaching in Africa

How does armed conflict shape ivory poaching?

Composition and Effectiveness of Peace Operations

How does troop composition affect PKO effectiveness?

The Language of the UN Security Council

What shapes topics within the UN Security Council?

Political Economy of Institutions

The Political Economy of Power-Sharing

How does power-sharing affect resource redistribution after civil war?

Aid and Post-Conflict Democratization

What is the joint effect of foreign aid and power-sharing on post-conflict democracy?

Institutions for Sustainable Peace

Which institutions can lead to sustainable peace after civil conflicts?


The Anatomy of Repression in Authoritarian States

What explains career patters in autocratic states?