2017. “Mixed Methods Research in the Study of Political and Social Violence and Conflict.” Journal of Mixed Methods Research 11(1): 59-76. Full text here.
2014. “Socioeconomic Conditions and Violence in Cape Town, South Africa.” Economics of Peace and Security 9(2): 34-42 (with Jeremy Seekings). Full text here.
2012. “Ideology and Violence in Civil Wars: Theory and Evidence from Mozambique and Angola.” Civil Wars 14(4): 546-567. Full text here.
2012. “Foreshadowing Future Slaughter: From the Indonesian Killings of 1965-66 to Genocide in East Timor.” Genocide Studies and Prevention 7(2/3): 204-222. Full text here.
2009. “Avoiding the Abyss: Finding a Way Forward in Guinea-Bissau.” Portuguese Journal of International Affairs 1(2): 3-14. Full text here.
2018. “U.S. Action and Inaction in the Massacre of Communists and Alleged Communists in Indonesia,” forthcoming in Samuel Totten (ed.), Dirty Hands and Vicious Deeds: The US Government’s Complicity in Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide (Toronto: University of Toronto Press). Full pre-print text here. See my Washington Post Monkey Cage piece on the enduring significance of U.S. support for Indonesia’s military during mass killings here.
2013. “Brazil, Biofuels, and Food Security in Mozambique,” in Renu Modi and Fantu Cheru (eds.), Agricultural Development and Food Security in Africa: The Impact of Chinese, Indian and Brazilian Investments, pp.145-158 (London: Zed Books). Full text here.
2015. Review of Stephen A. Emerson, The Battle for Mozambique: The Frelimo-Renamo Struggle, 1977-1992 (Solihull, England: Helion & Company and Pinetown, South Africa: 30° South, 2014), War in History 22(4): 571-573. Full text here.
2018. “In massive street protests, Nicaraguans are using Ortega’s revolutionary symbols against him,” The Washington Post Monkey Cage, 14 May (with Yerling Aguilera and Eric Mosinger). Analysis of how Nicaraguan protesters have reclaimed the country’s revolutionary heritage and turned it against the Ortega government.
2018. “A New Nicaraguan Revolution? Understanding This Week’s Popular Protests?” Political Violence @ a Glance, 3 May (with Eric Mosinger). Analysis of the emergence and dynamics of the 2018 Nicaraguan social security and democracy protests.
2018. “Nicaragua protests threaten an authoritarian regime that looked like it might never fall,” The Conversation, 2 May (with Eric Mosinger). Analysis on the Ortega-Murillo regime’s elite coalition after the 2018 protests. Republished by PRI, San Francisco Chronicle, Pacific Standard, and San Antonio News-Express.
2016. “Hurricane Mary,” Roads and Kingdoms, 17 February. News story on the politics of informality, development, and destructive government clean-up efforts in Monrovia, Liberia, with photos by Ben Cleeton.