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2017 (Forthcoming). Extralegal groups in Post-conflict Liberia: How Trade Makes the Modern State. Oxford, Oxford University Press.

2016. With Dominik Zaum, “Corruption and the role of natural resources in post-conflict transitions” in C. Bruch, W.C. Muffett, and S. Nichols (eds), Governance, Natural Resources, and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding, Earthscan, Routledge.

2016. Selecting Truth Commissioners- Truth and Reconciliation in Colombia. En español aquí. Conflict, Security, and Development Research Group (CSDRG) Policy Brief No. 1. July 1, 2016.

2012. “Private and public interests- Informal actors, informal influence, and economic order after war” in M. Berdal and D. Zaum (eds), The Political Economy of Post-Conflict Statebuilding, Routledge.

2011. With Dominik Zaum. The Role of Corruption in Peacebuilding. Anti-Corruption Research Network Newsletter, Issue 8. Transparency International. [This is a condensed version of the introduction to our book.]

2011. Co-edited with Dominik Zaum, Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding: Selling the Peace? Routledge. Chapter abstracts here. A quick google search uncovered a few (positive!) reviews in Peacebuilding by John Heathershaw, at by Kai Chen, and in the Journal of Conflict Transformation and Society by Gibum Andrew Kim.

(Dominik gives a talk here at the Oxford-Kellogg Anti-Corruption Conference about our project. Scroll further down and the two of us are speaking on the panel discussion on corruption in international development. Click on the link above for chapter abstracts from the book.)

2011. With Dominik Zaum, “Selling the Peace? Corruption and Post+Conflict Peacebuilding” in C.Cheng and D.Zaum, Corruption and Post-Conflict Peacebuilding- Selling the Peace?, Routledge. 1-25.

2011. With Margit Tavits. “Informal Influences in Selecting Female Political Candidates”, Political Research Quarterly. (PRQ has issued a press release on our article in advance of the US primary season. See media coverage from and  the Vancouver Sun.)

2008. Co-editor (with Dominik Zaum), Special Issue of International Peacekeeping on Post-Conflict Peacebuilding and Corruption, Vol. 15, No. 3.

2008. With Dominik Zaum, “Introduction: Key Themes in Peacebuilding and Corruption”, International Peacekeeping, Vol. 15, No. 3

2008. With Dominik Zaum, Corruption and Post-conflict Peacebuilding, Working Paper for the Program on States and Security, New York.

2003. With Johannes Chudoba, “Moving Beyond Long-Term Refugee Situations: the Case of Guatemala,” Working Paper No. 86, United Nations High Commission for Refugees, New Issues in Refugee Research Series, Geneva, Switzerland.

Other Research and Writing

Use the Truth Commission to Open up the Peace Process“, La Semana. July 8, 2016.

Charles Taylor Trial Highlights ICC Concerns“, Al Jazeera. April 26, 2012.

Ellen Johnson Sirleaf: A Controversial Laureate?”, Real Clear World and Al Jazeera October 12, 2011.

Justice and Gadhafi’s Fight to the Death”, The Wall Street Journal, April 6, 2011.

Power-sharing Not the Answer for Libya”, Real Clear World, March 30, 2011.

Neither white nor black: South Africa’s ‘coloureds’ are stuck in middle,” The Toronto Star, Jan 4, 2004.

Transforming Technology: A Social Dilemma,” in Ten Talks: Celebrating the Creative Process. (Ed.) Linda Kenyon. Waterloo: Univ. of Waterloo Library, 2002.

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