Conflict Resolution Program Research

Georgetown’s M.A. in Conflict Resolution supports the active research agendas of its students and faculty.

The Initiative on Health and Peace is an innovative development program that uses Participatory Action Research to bring together stakeholders to define development problems and solutions. Conflict Resolution Research Faculty member Jessica Kritz is the founder and primary investigator for the Initiative.

Balcells, Laia. 2017. Rivalry and Revenge: the Politics of Violence during Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Balcells, Laia. 2018. “Dynamics of Internal Resettlement During Civil War. Evidence from Catalonia (1936-1939).” Journal of Peace Research 55(2): 236-251.

Balcells, Laia and Christopher Sullivan. 2018. “New Findings from Conflict Archives: An Introduction and Methodological Framework.” Journal of Peace Research 55(2): 137-146.

Collin, Katherine. 2020. “Peacemaking referendums: The use of direct democracy in peace processes.Democratization 27 (3).

Collin, Katherine. 2019. “Peacemaking Referendums in Oceania: Making or Delaying Peace in New Caledonia and Bougainville.” Ethnopolitics 18 (2): 139-157.

Collin, Katherine. 2019. “Populist and authoritarian referendums: the role of direct democracy in democratic deconsolidation.” The Brookings Institution.

Girod, Desha M. 2015. Explaining Post-conflict Reconstruction. New York, Oxford University Press.

Girod, Desha M. 2019 “How to Win Friends and Influence Development: Optimising US Foreign Assistance.” Survival, Global Politics and Strategy 16(6): 99-114.

Girod, Desha M, Megan A Stewart, and Meir R Walters. 2018. “Mass protests and the resource curse: The politics of demobilization in rentier autocracies.” Journal of Conflict Management and Peace Science 35(5): 503-522.

Girod, Desha M, and Jennifer L. Tobin. 2016. “Take the money and run: The determinants of compliance with aid agreements.” International Organization 70(1): 209-239.

Howard, Lise Morjé. 2019. Power in Peacekeeping. New York: Cambridge University Press.

Howard, Lise. 2019. “Peacekeeping is Not Counterinsurgency.” International Peacekeeping 26(5): 545-548.

Howard, Lise Morjé and Anjali Kaushlesh Dayal. 2018. The Use of Force in UN Peacekeeping. International Organization 72I(1):1-33.

Howard, Lise Morjé and Alexandra Stark. 2018. “How civil wars end: The international system, norms, and the role of external actorsInternational Security 42(3):127-171.

Nugent, Elizabeth and Chantal Berman. 2018. “Ctrl-Alt-Revolt? Online and Online Networks during the 2011 Egyptian Uprising.Middle East Law and Governance 10(1): 59-90.

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