Conflict Resolution Program Research

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

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

Balcells, Laia, Valeria Palanza, and Elsa Voytas. 2020. “Do transitional justice museums persuade visitors? Evidence from a field experiment.” Accepted for publication at The Journal of Politics.

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.

Professor Laia Balcells interviewed in La Vanguardia

February 6th, 2021

Laia Balcells: Entender mejor la guerra es importante para la política actual “En “Rivalidad y venganza. La política de la violencia en las guerras civiles”, Laia Balcells (Granollers,…

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