Publications

Wartime Sexual Violence, Social Stigmatization and Humanitarian Aid: Survey Evidence from Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo.
Forthcoming in
Journal of Conflict Resolution. (with Summer Lindsey).

Patterns of Conflict-Related Trauma Exposure and their Relation to Psychopathology: A Person-Centered analysis in a Population-Based Sample from Eastern DRC, 2021. Social Science & Medicine - Mental Health. Online First (with Lars Dumke, Roos van der Haer, Tobias Hecker).

Survey Participation Effects in Conflict Research, 2021. Journal of Peace Research. Online First (with Alexander De Juan).

Polygynous Neighbors, Excess Men and Intergroup Conflict in Rural Africa. 2020. Journal of Conflict Resolution. 64 (2-3): 402-431 (with Clara Neupert-Wentz).

The Historical Roots of Cooperative Behavior—Evidence from Eastern Congo. 2019. World Development. 116: 100-112 (with Alexander De Juan).

Decay or Resilience? The Long-Term Social Consequences of Conflict-Related Sexual Violence in Sierra Leone. 2018. World Politics. 70 (2): 194-238.

A Taste for Rebellion: Which Grievances Make People Support Violence against the State? Survey Evidence from the Niger Delta. 2017. International Interactions. 44 (3): 437-462.

Sexual Violence in Armed Conflicts: Research Progress and Remaining Gaps. 2017. Third World Quarterly. 38 (9): 1935-1951.

Does Violence Pay? The Effect of Ethnic Rebellion on Overcoming Political Deprivation. 2016. Conflict Management and Peace Science. 33 (1): 3-24.

The Effects of Oil Production and Ethnic Representation on Violent Conflict in Nigeria: A Mixed-Method Approach. 2016. Terrorism and Political Violence. 28 (5): 888-911 (with Jan Pierskalla).

When Do Religious Leaders Support Faith-Based Violence? Evidence from a Survey Poll in Juba in South Sudan. 2015. Political Research Quarterly. 68 (4): 760-772. (with Matthias Basedau).

Why and How Civil Defense Militias Emerge: The Case of the Arrow Boys in South Sudan. 2014. Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. 37 (12): 1039-1057.

Does Uranium Mining Increase Civil Conflict Risk? Evidence from a Spatiotemporal Analysis of Africa from 1960 to 2008. 2013. Civil Wars. 15 (3): 306-331 (with Matthias Basedau).