Publications

Forthcoming. “Refugee Flows, Refugee Rights, and Political Violence.” International Studies Quarterly.

Forthcoming. “Not all Elections are Created Equal: Election Quality and Civil Conflict.” Journal of Politics (with Donno, Daniela and Kelly Morrison)

Forthcoming.”Government Targeting of Refugees in the Midst of Epidemics.”  Perspectives on Politics (with Alex Braithwaite, Michael Frith and Faten Ghosn)

2019. “Refugees, Forced Migration, and Conflict: Introduction to Special Issue”.  Journal of Peace Research 56(1): 5-11 (with Alex Braithwaite and Idean Salehyan)

2019. “From Protection to Persecution: Threat Environment & Refugee Scapegoating”.  Journal of Peace Research 56(1): 88-102 (with Christian Gineste)

2019. “Introducing POSVAR: A Dataset on Refugee-Related Violence.”  Journal of Peace Research 56(1): 134-145.(with Christian Gineste)

2018. “Reputation, Concessions, and Territorial Civil War: Do Ethnic Dominoes Fall, or Don’t They?” Journal of Peace Research 55(5): 671–686 (with Nils-Christian Bormann)

2018.Foreign Aid as a Counterterrorism Tool: More Liberty, Less Terror?” Journal of Conflict Resolution 62(8): 1607-1635(with Daniel Tirone)

2016.New Democracies and the Risk of Civil Conflict: The Lasting Legacy of Military Rule.”  Journal of Peace Research 53: 745-757. (with Scott Cook).

2012.Exogenous Shocks, Foreign Aid, and Civil WarInternational Organization 66: 363-393. (with Daniel Tirone)  *The recipient of the Robert O. Keohane Award year for the best research article published in International Organization by an untenured scholar*

2011.Foreign Aid, Democratization, and Civil Conflict: How does Democracy Aid Affect Civil Conflict? American Journal of Political Science 55: 233-246. (with Daniel C. Tirone)

2010.Information, Agreement Design and the Durability of Civil War Settlements.” American Journal of Political Science 54: 511-524. (with Michaela Mattes).

2009.Democracy, Foreign Policy, and Terrorism.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 53: 878- 904. (with Brian J. Phillips)

2009.Fostering Peace after Civil War: Commitment Problems and Agreement DesignInternational Studies Quarterly 53: 733-755. (with Michaela Mattes)

2008.Information, Bias, and Mediation Success” 2008. International Studies Quarterly 52:25-47.

2007.Terminating Alliances: Why do States Abrogate Agreements?Journal of Politics 69: 1118-1132. (with Brett Ashley Leeds)