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TRACEY BLASENHEIM (Political Science, University of Minnesota). Rule of Law(yers): Legal Expertise and the Prosecution of Modern Warfare

KELSEY CUNDIFF (Sociology and Criminology, Pennsylvania State University). Reassessing the 1990’s Crime Decline: A Novel Methodological Approach

SCOTT DELANEY (Public Health, Harvard University). Social Determinants of Corticolimbic Development and Aggressive Behavior

JONATHAN GORDON (Sociology, New York University). Precarious Peace: Violence and Local Imaginaries of Security in Medellín, Colombia

NORA GROSS (Sociology and Education, University of Pennsylvania). Bullets, Books, and Brotherhood: An Ethnography of High School Life in the Context of Urban American Gun Violence

TOMMY JAMISON (History, Harvard University). Pacific Wars: Peripheral Conflict and the Making of the U.S. "New Navy," 1865-1897

PAUL KATZ (History, Columbia University). Transnational State Torture: Counterrevolutionaries and the Left in Southern South America, 1968-1985

CAMILO NIETO MATIZ (Political Science, University of Notre Dame). Integrating Subnational Peripheries: Incumbents, Violent Actors and State-Building in Colombia

DOUAA SHEET (Cultural Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center). The Influence of Differential Concepts of "Dignity" on Inciting Violence in Post-uprising Tunisia

ROBERT ZEINSTRA (History, Princeton University). Bush War: Environmental Reckonings of Zimbabwe's Liberation War


ADELE BLAZQUEZ (Social Anthropology, École des Hautes Études en Sciences Sociales). Between the cartel and the state: Ethnography of everyday life in the context of violence and drug trafficking in Badiraguato, Sinaloa

JEAN BAPTISTE GALLOPIN (Sociology, Yale University). Fear, violence and restraint: Dynamics of historical change in the Tunisian Revolution

ZOLTAN GLUCK (Anthropology, CUNY Graduate Center). Security and social transformation: An anthropology of Kenya’s war on terror 1998-2018 (declined)

SANA JAFFREY (Political Science, University of Chicago). Leveraging the Leviathan: Reassertion of state power and the rise of vigilante violence in democratic Indonesia

KEVIN LI (History, University of California-Berkeley). Entrepreneurs of disorder: Gangsters, revolutionaries, and collaborators during the decolonization of Vietnam (1945-1955)

ADAM LICHTENHELD (Political Science, University of California-Berkeley). Making migrations: The strategic use of population displacement in civil war

BENJAMIN SCHNEIDER (History, George Mason University). A dirty war: American war crimes and military justice, 1942-1945

STEPHANIE SOUBRIER (History, Université Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne). Race guerrières: Army, science, and politics in the French colonial empire from 1857 to 1918

BENJAMIN SPATZ (International Affairs, Tufts University). Bullets, banks and borders: How targeted sanctions alter the domestic balance of political power in sanctioned states

ANOUSH SUNI (Anthropology, University of California-Los Angeles). Palimpsests of violence: Ruination and the politics of memory in Anatolia


STEFANIE ISRAEL (Sociology, University of Notre Dame). Expiration date: Mega-events, police reform, and contested monopolies of violence in Rio de Janeiro's favelas

CHARLES LARATT-SMITH (Political Science, University of Toronto). Landed elites, peasant social networks, and state-insurgent embeddedness in contested territory: Evidence from Colombia

GABRIELLA LLOYD (Political Science, Ohio State University). Mandating (In)Security? How UN missions endanger the civilians they intend to protect (declined)

BENEDITO MACHAVA (History, University of Michigan). The morality of revolution: Urban cleansing, re-education camps and the politics of morality in socialist Mozambique, 1975-1988

ELLICOTT MATTHAY (Epidemiology, School of Public Health, University of California-Berkeley). Impacts of exposure to community violence on self-harm in California: A multi-level population-based study

SEUNG JOON PAIK (Political Science, George Washington University). Territorial changes, the prospect of victory, and civilian victimization: Evidence from the Korean war

ISAAC SCARBOROUGH (History, London School of Economics). The extremes it takes to survive: Tajikistan and the collapse of the USSR (1985-1992)

JEREMY SIEGMAN (Political Science & Anthropology, University of Chicago). Enemies in the aisles: Antagonistic politics in Israeli-Palestinian commercial contact zones

ADEEM SUHAIL (Anthropology, Emory University). Dead dreams and boys with pistols: The roots of urban violence in Lyari town, Karachi, Pakistan

KAI THALER (Political Science, Harvard University). When the rebels win: State power and public interests after civil wars


LANCELOT ARZEL (History, Institut d’Etudes Politiques). Hunt and war: Colonial violence in the Congo Free State (1885-1908)

NICHOLAS BARNES (Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison). Monopolies of violence: Gang governance in Rio de Janeiro

FOSTER CHAMBERLIN (History, University of California-San Diego). Honor Bound: The military culture of the civil guard and the political violence of the Spanish Second Republic 1931-1936

SAMUEL FURY CHILDS DALY (History, Columbia University). Forging the Biafran State: Law and crime in the Nigerian civil war, 1967-1976

MADELEINE ELISH (Anthropology, Columbia University). Shifting soldiers and the social logics of remote warfare

EDIP GOLBASI (History, Simon Fraser University). The Anti-Armenian Massacres of 1895--1896: The “climate of violence” and communal riots in the eastern provinces of the Ottoman Empire

CRAIG JONES (Geography, University of British Columbia). The war lawyers: US, Israel and the spaces of targeting

REGINA KAZYULINA (History, Northeastern University). Female collaboration and postwar retribution in Soviet Ukraine, 1941-1955

LAUREN MAXWELL (Epidemiology, Biostatistics, and Occupational Health, McGill University). Estimating the effect of intimate partner violence on women’s reproductive health outcomes

LETHA VICTOR (Anthropology, University of Toronto). Dirty things: Violence, spirit forces, and social change in Acholi, northern Uganda


NOEL ANDERSON (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The geopolitics of civil war: External aid, competitive intervention, and the duration of intrastate conflict

LEI DUAN (History, Syracuse University). Private gun ownership in Republican China 1912-1949

IAN JOHNSON (History, Ohio State University). The Faustian pact: Secret Soviet-German military cooperation in the interwar period

VICTOR LOUZON (History, Yale University). The 1947 Taiwanese Rebellion: Last battle of the Sino-Japanese War?

DASA MORTENSEN (History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Silencing histories of violence in Shangri-la: The contested history of Tibetan participation in the Chinese Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976

ISHAN MUKHERJEE (History, University of Cambridge). Violence, “Disorder,” and Decolonization: Practices of state control in Calcutta, 1945-1950

MARC OPPER (Politics, University of Virginia). Fighting the people, fighting for the people: Insurgent governance and conflict outcomes

NICHOLAS RADBURN (History, Johns Hopkins University). The long middle passage: The enslavement of Africans and the transatlantic slave trade, 1604-1807

COLIN ROSE (History, University of Toronto). Homicide in North Italy: Bologna 1600-1700

RACHEL SWEET (Political Science, Northwestern University). Institutional choice in civil war: Rebel tactics for managing political disorder

ALEC WORSNOP (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Organization and community: Determinants of insurgent military effectiveness


TEOFILO BALLVE (Geography, University of California-Berkeley). Territorial Masquerades: Violence, paramilitaries, and frontier state formation in Colombia

CASEY EHRLICH (Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison). Grassroots peace: Post-Conflict reconstruction in rural Colombia

MATTHEW HULBERT (History, University of Georgia). Guerilla memory: Irregular recollections from the Civil War Borderlands

MIHALY KALMAN (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, Harvard University). Hero shtetls: Jewish armed self-defense from the Pale to Palestine, 1871-1929

KATHLEEN KLAUS (Political Science, University of Wisconsin-Madison). Claiming land: Institutions, narratives, and political violence in Kenya

DANIEL KRCMARIC (Political Science, Duke University). The justice dilemma: International criminal law, mass atrocities, and civil conflict

MICHAEL MCCONNELL (History, University of Tennessee-Knoxville). Home to the Reich: The Nazi occupation of Europe's influence on life inside Germany, 1941-1945

JEAN PIERRE MISAGO (African Centre for Migration and Society, University of the Witwatersrand). Migration, governance and violent exclusion: Exploring the politics of xenophobic violence in post-apartheid South Africa

REBECCA NIELSEN (Political Science, Yale University). Civil war, networks, and women in politics: Female secret societies in West Africa

CHRISTIAN SAHNER (History, Princeton University). Christian martyrdom in the early Islamic period

KATHERINE SAUNDERS-HASTINGS (Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, University of Oxford). Order and insecurity under the Mara: Violence, coping, and community in Guatemala City

JOHN STRAUSSBERGER (History, Columbia University). The "Particular Situation" in the Futa Jallon: Ethnic conflict, political community, and belonging in twentieth-century Guinea

ANA VILLARREAL (Sociology, University of California-Berkeley). The logistics of fear: Drug violence and everyday life in the Mexican metropolis

ADNAN ZULFIQAR (Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations, University of Pennsylvania). If some obey, none shall sin: The development of communal obligations and their relationship to violence in Islamic legal theory


SAYAKA CHATANI (History, Columbia University). Nation-empire: Youth mobilization in Japan’s colonized peripheries, 1895-1950

MAGGIE DWYER (Social and Political Science, University of Edinburgh). Anticipating the revolt: Trends in military mutinies in West and Central Africa since independence

DEREK L. ELLIOTT (History, University of Cambridge). Torture and revenue extraction in company-administered Madras, c. 1833-1857

ANTHONY FONTES (Geography, University of California, Berkeley). What violence makes: Transnational gangs in postwar Guatemala

FRANCESCA GRANDI (Political Science, Yale University). Troubled peace: Explaining political violence in post-conflict environments

MALLORIE HATCH (Human Evolution and Social Change, Arizona State University). The social cost of war: Investigating the relationship between intergroup and intragroup violence during the Mississippian period of the Central Illinois Valley

FROYLAN ENCISO HIGUERA (History, SUNY: Stony Brook). Made in Sinaloa: From the regional to the global history of the Mexican war on drugs, 1909-1985

JARED MCBRIDE (History, University of California, Los Angeles). A sea of blood and tears: Ethnicity, identity and survival in Nazi-occupied Volhynia, Ukraine 1941-44

BRIAN MCQUINN (Anthropology, Oxford University). Inside a revolution: The cognitive foundations of armed struggle in Libya


DANIEL BLOCQ (Sociology, University of Wisconsin-Madison). Formation of armed self-defense groups

CYD CIPOLLA (Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Emory University). “After these horrendous crimes, that creature forfeits his rights”: The violent sex offender as an exceptional criminal (declined)

ANNA HEDLUND (Social Anthropology, Lund University). “Exile warriors”: Violence and community among Hutu rebels in the Eastern Congo

TRENTON JONES (History, Johns Hopkins University). Deprived of their liberty: Prisoners of war and the making of Revolutionary American Military Culture, 1775-1783

JEFFREY LANE (Sociology, Princeton University). The digital street: Adolescent violence, technology, and urban community

JAVIER OSORIO (Political Science, University of Notre Dame). Hobbes on drugs: Understanding drug violence in Mexico

TOM PESSAH (Sociology, University of California, Berkeley). Backgrounding: The meaning of cleansing in Israel/Palestine, 1948

RAZ SEGAL (Holocaust and Genocide Studies, Clark University). The disintegration of a borderland society: Genocide and mass violence in Subcarpathian Rus’

HENNING TAMM (Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford). The dynamics of transnational alliances in Africa, 1990-2010

GENE TEMPEST (History, Yale University). The long face of war: Horses in the French and British armies on the Western Front


ANA ANTIC (History, Columbia University). Psychiatry in flames of war: Development of "social racism" and psychiatric culture in Yugoslavia

MARK ANTHONY GERAGHTY (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Genocide ideology, nation-building, counter-revolution: Specters of the Rwandan state and nation

JANET LEWIS (Government, Harvard University). Ending rebellion early: The initial stages of insurgency and counterinsurgency

LENA MEARI (Anthropology, University of California, Davis). Sumud: A philosophy of confronting interrogation

ANDRES MOYA (Economics, University of California, Davis). The impact of violence on risk attitudes and subjective expectations, and the creation of chronic poverty among the internally displaced population in Colombia

PAOLA CASTANO RODRIGUEZ (Sociology, University of Chicago). The time of the victims: Understandings of violence and institutional practices in the National Commission of Reparation and Reconciliation in Colombia

M. BENJAMIN THORNE (History, Indiana University, Bloomington). The anxiety of proximity: The "gypsy question" in Romanian society, 1934-1944 and beyond

JOSHUA M. WHITE (History, University of Michigan). Catch and release: Piracy, slavery and law in the early modern Ottoman Mediterranean (Declined)


WAITMAN BEORN (History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). Descent into darkness: Wehrmacht complicity in the Holocaust in Belarus, 1941

WILLIAM FELDMAN (Politics and International Relations, Oxford University). War and privatization

JAMES LENAGHAN (History, Ohio State University). "Their religion is rebellion, their faith is faction": State religion and the etiology of insurgent violence in Ireland and Poland-Lithuania, 1569-1649

BENJAMIN LESSING (Political Science, University of California, Berkeley). The logic of armed violence in drug wars

SARAH MATHEW (Anthropology, University of California, Los Angeles). A causal understanding of warfare, based on the origins of human cooperation: Case study of cattle-raiding among Turkana pastoralists in Kenya

EDUARDO MONCADA (Political Science, Brown University). The business and conflict of criminality

CHRISTINE NUTTER (Comparative Human Development, University of Chicago). Between local ethics and state aspirations: Child corporal discipline in rural Morocco

SILVIA PASQUETTI (Sociology, University of California, Berkeley). Organized refugees and fragmented citizens: A comparative ethnography of group formation and violence across the green line

EMILY PUTNAM-HORNSTEIN (Social Welfare, University of California, Berkeley). Do "accidents" happen? An examination of injury mortality among maltreated children

JONAH SCHULHOFER-WOHL (Political Science, Yale University). Dynamics of civil wars: The causes and consequences of subsidies to armed groups


ROBERT DALE (History, Queen Mary, University of London). Life after war: The demobilization and postwar adjustment of Red Army veterans in Leningrad region, 1944-1950

KARIN FRIEDERIC (Anthropology, University of Arizona). Frontiers of violence: Women's rights, intimate partner violence, and the state in Ecuador

PABLO KALMANOVITZ (Political Science, Columbia University). After the war: Reestablishing rights and institutions

OZGE SERIN (Anthropology, Columbia University). Sovereignty and sacrificial violence: The death fast movement in Turkey 2000-2007

PAUL STANILAND (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Explaining cohesion, fragmentation, and control in insurgent and paramilitary groups

ERIC C. STEINHART (History, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill). Ethnic Germans and the Holocaust: Nazifying the Black Sea Germans, 1941-1944

JEFFREY T. WARD (Criminology, University of Florida). An assessment of deterrent and labeling effects for violent offending subpopulations: A contemporary methodological approach

SARAH ZUKERMAN (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Guns, politics, or bankruptcy: Disentangling the determinants of armed organizations' post-war trajectories


MARK T. BERG (Criminology, University of Missouri, St. Louis). Understanding the persistence of the victim-offender overlap: Modeling causal mechanisms across place and time

REZARTA BILALI (Psychology, University of Massachusetts at Amherst). The effect of group identity on memories of past conflict

CHARLES LAURIE (Sociology, University of Oxford). Political violence in Zimbabwe's land seizure era

EVANGELOS LIARAS (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). The failed promise of electoral engineering in Northern Ireland, Turkey, Sri Lanka, and Ghana

MARY ASHBURN MILLER (History, Johns Hopkins University). Nature's fury: Violence and natural metaphor in the rhetoric of the French Revolution

BARTON A. MYERS (History, University of Georgia). Controlling chaos: Unionists, military policy, and irregular warfare in confederate North Carolina

HISYAR OZSOY (Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin). From conflict to compromise: Multiculturalism and the renegotiation of Kurdish political identities in Turkey

ALEXANDRA SCACCO (Political Science, Columbia University). Who riots and why? Explaining individual participation in ethnic violence in Nigeria

JOSHUA M. STEIN (History, University of California, Los Angeles). The right to violence: Assault prosecution in New York, 1780-1840

YEKTAN TURKYILMAZ (Cultural Anthropology, Duke University). Claiming victimhood, creating nations: The ethno-nationalist conflict in Eastern Anatolia


ANA MARIA ARJONA (Political Science, Yale University). Insurgent state building

SEPIDEH BAJRACHARYA (Social Anthropology, Harvard University). A country of hearsay and rumor: Vigilantism, rumor, and the moral sanction to rule urban Nepali neighborhoods

JONATHAN D. CAVERLEY (Political Science, University of Chicago). A rational theory of democratic militarism

SABINA CEHAJIC (Psychology, University of Sussex). Dealing with the past of intergroup violence: Psychological reactions to collective wrongdoings

MIGUEL LA SERNA (History, University of California, San Diego). The corner of the living: Local power relations and indigenous perceptions in Ayacucho, Peru, 1940-1985

CRISTINA SORIANO (History, New York University). Rumors of revolution: The influence of Caribbean turmoil in Venezuelan political culture (1790-1810)

CHRISTOPHER WILDEMAN (Sociology, Princeton University). Parental imprisonment, the prison boom, and the intergenerational transmission of stigma and disadvantage


CHRISTOPHER BLATTMAN (Economics, University of California, Berkeley). The impact of war on young ex-combatants and the determinants of reintegration success: A study of children and youth in Northern Uganda

ERIN CASEY (Social Work, University of Washington). Predicting sexual assault perpetration among adolescent boys: The role of individual and social network factors

SREEPARNA CHATTOPADHYAY (Anthropology, Brown University). Private pain: Examining domestic violence in a slum in Mumbai

NICK COPELAND (Anthropology, University of Texas at Austin). Bitter earth: Violence, development and the disfiguration of Mayan political resurgence in post-revolutionary Guatemala

STEPHANIE COUSINEAU (History, University of Calgary). Ruthless war: A comparative analysis of German and American unrestricted submarine warfare campaigns of World War II

HUSSEIN ANWAR FANCY (History, Princeton University). Boundary-crossing, boundary-making: Muslim and Christian mercenaries in the Western Mediterranean (1213-1327)

ERIN KINNALLY (Psychology, University of California, Davis). Genetic and developmental risk factors for impulsivity and aggression in Rhesus macaques

ADRIA LAWRENCE (Political Science, University of Chicago). Against empire: Nationalist mobilization in the decolonization era

STACEY PHILBRICK YADAV (Political Science, University of Pennsylvania). Islamist political parties and the remaking of democracy: Hizb Allah and al-Islah in comparative perspective


DIANA ALLAN (Anthropology, Harvard University). The politics of Witness: Violence, memory and uncertain states of belonging among Palestinian refugees in Lebanon

LEO JAMES BLANKEN (Political Science, University of California, Davis). Conquest or commerce: Domestic institutions and the use of force in the international system

MARK DOYLE (History, Boston College). Fighting like the Devil for the sake of God: Protestants, Catholics, and the origins of violence in Belfast, 1850-70

ANDREW GILBERT (Anthropology, University of Chicago). State-making, state-breaking: Refugee return and the political geography of Bosnia-Herzegovina

ERIC JAMES HAANSTAD (Anthropology, University of Wisconsin, Madison). Constructing state order: An ethnography of the Thai police

CURTIS JACKSON-JACOBS (Sociology, University of California, Los Angeles). Tough crowd: An ethnographic study of physical fighting

CHRISTOPHER LYONS (Sociology, University of Washington). Social (dis)organization and racially motivated crime in Chicago

JAMES PILE (Anthropology, Princeton University). Contemporary warfare in the New Guinea Highlands

TAYLOR CORPUS SHERMAN (History, University of Cambridge). Punishing collective action in India, 1919-1956: The politics of human rights and state violence

SCOTT LEON WASHINGTON (Sociology, Princeton University). Blood bound: A history of the crystallization of the one-drop rule in the United States, 1890-1935

MURAT YUKSEL (Sociology, Columbia University). Forced migration and politics of internal displacement in the making of modern Turkey, 1923-1950


LORI A. ALLEN (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Suffering through nationalist uprising: Violence, victimization, and human rights in Palestinian politics

RUCHI CHATURVEDI (Anthropology, Columbia University). The political and its violence: Party workers, democracy and law in South India

JANGAM CHINNAIAH (History, University of London). Contesting Hinduism: Emergence of dalit paradigms in Telugu country, 1900-1950

RACHEL HOPE CLEVES (History, University of California, Berkeley). The problem of violence in the early American republic

THEODORA DRAGOSTINOVA (History, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign). Between two motherlands: Struggle for nationhood among the Greeks in Bulgaria, 1906-1949

IOANNIS D. EVRIGENIS (Government, Harvard University). "Carthage Must Be Saved": Fear of enemies and collective action

MELISSA GONZALEZ-BRENES (Economics, University of California, Berkeley). Determinants of domestic violence: Quantitative evidence from rural Tanzania

KELLY LYNNE JARVIS (Psychology and Social Behavior, University of California, Irvine). Maternal parenting and child adjustment in the context of domestic violence

BRIAN J. PETERSON (History, Yale University). Transforming the village: Migration, colonialism and Islam in French Southern Mali, 1880-1960

MARINA WELKER (Anthropology and History, University of Michigan). Corporate security by other means: Mining and the rise of "Corporate Social Responsibility" in Indonesia

CAROLINE YEZER (Cultural Anthropology, Duke University). Memory and truth in the shadow of war: Local and national reconciliation in the Peruvian Andes


BRETT S. ABRAHAMS (Molecular Medicine and Therapeutics, University of British Columbia). Mouse strains transgenic for human nuclear receptor 2E1: New tools for understanding the biology of aggression

VASILE B. CERNAT (Psychology, Babes-Bolyai University). Ethnic stereotypes and attitudes: The role of social knowledge

ALEXANDER B. DOWNES (Political Science, University of Chicago). Targeting civilians in war

SUZANNE E. FRY (Politics, New York University). When states kill their own: The legitimating rhetoric and institutional remedies of authority crisis

JONATHAN GUMZ (History, University of Chicago). Streams of violence in the "Land of Milk and Honey": The Habsburg occupation of Serbia, 1913-1918

MICHAEL MCGOVERN (Culture, History, Theory, Emory University). Narratives of betrayal: The creation of a productive other and a flirtation with genocide in Southeastern Guinea, West Africa

DANIEL MONTERESCU (Anthropology, University of Chicago). The limits of peaceful co-existence: Jewish-Arab relations, urban space and the state in Palestinian-Israeli mixed towns, 1948-2003

THOMAS PEGELOW (History, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). Between control, reunification and discursive congestion: The politico-cultural conflicts over Germanness and Jewishness in Germany, 1928-1948

RAMNARAYAN SINGH RAWAT (History, University of Delhi). Overcoming domination: Struggles of identity among the Chamars of Uttar Pradesh, 1881-1956

JAVIER CARRERRA RUBIO (Social Anthropology, University of Saint Andrews). The Yanomami discourse and practices of the interplay between peace and war in the process of their political integration within the Venezuelan nation-state

SHARON SHALEV (Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science). Social isolation as a form of control: The use of solitary confinement in contemporary penal systems and the proliferation of Supermax prisons

SUSAN SHEPLER (Social and Cultural Studies in Education, University of California, Berkeley). Conflicted childhoods: Fighting over child soldiers in Sierra Leone


ASAD ALI AHMED (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Adjudicating the nation, disciplining Islam: Blasphemy trials and Islamic nationalism in contemporary Pakistan

THOMAS H. CHIVENS (Anthropology, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill). Democracy on the beat: Policing of domestic violence in Poland

MEGAN LEE COMFORT (Sociology, London School of Economics and Political Science). Home sweep: The social and cultural consequences of mass incarceration for women with imprisoned partners

JENNY ISAACS (Psychology, Saint John's University). In-school weapon carrying: Associations with aggression, environmental threat, and social cognitions

JENNIFER MACDONALD (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Family crime on trial in rural France, 1815-1914: The case of Cote-d'Or

DIANE PURVIN (Policy and Management, Brandeis University). Intimate partner violence among low-income urban families: Economic, social, and relational consequences

ROSELLEN N. ROCHE (Social Anthropology, The University of Cambridge, England). The inheritors: Violence and the social development of working-class Protestant and Catholic youth in Derry/Londonderry, Northern Ireland

MARTHA S. SANTOS (History, University of Arizona). Serties temerosos (menacing backlands): Honor and violence in a changing world, Cera Brazil, 1830s-1890

ALEXANDER STATIEV (History, University of Calgary). Soviet counterinsurgency policy (1943-50)


JAMES PATRICK DAUGHTON (History, University of California, Berkeley). The civilizing mission: Missionaries, colonialists, and French identity, 1885-1914

PEGGY FROERER (Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science). Ethnic conflict and emergent Hindu nationalism: Christian/Hindu Adivasi relations in Chhattisgarh, Central India

SHAN HU (Biology, Lehigh University). Estrogen, serotonin, and aggression: The missing molecular link

MATTHEW E. KEITH (History, The Ohio State University). The logistics of power: Tokugawa response to the Shimabara Rebellion and power project in seventeenth-century Japan

RON LEVI (Law, University of Toronto). The constitution of community in policing the everyday: Legal implications of an emerging criminal justice paradigm

ROCHONA MAJUMDAR (South Asia Languages and Civilizations and History, University of Chicago). Dowry deaths, marital violence and the politics of marriage in Bengal: 1914-1961

B. GREGORY MARFLEET (Political Science, Arizona State University). Taking risks for war and peace: Groups, leaders, and crisis behavior

MICHAEL NEST (Politics, New York University). Restraining the state: The role of social groups in limiting state violence and dominance in the Democratic Republic of Congo

DUANE EDWARD THOMAS (Psychology, The Pennsylvania State University). The impact of the school classroom context on the development of aggressive behavior problems in children


FIONA B. ADAMSON (Political Science, Columbia University). Globalization and the territorial state: International migration, transnationalism, and "national security"

KIMBERLY BARLETTO BECKER (Psychology, University of Arizona). Reactions to violence: A study of children from violent homes

PETER N. S. HOAKEN (Psychology, McGill University). The roles of executive cognitive function, impulsivity and reactivity in aggression

MICHELLE KUHL (History, Binghamton University). Modern martyrs: African Americans redefine the meaning of lynching, 1890-1940

ANNE-MARIA BOITUMELO MAKHULU (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Squatter politics, squatter violence: Challenges to the new housing policy in South Africa

ROBERT P. MARLIN (Anthropology, Rutgers University). Legacies of violence: Spirit possession and constructions of gender and illness in central Mozambique

CARLOTA MCALLISTER (Anthropology, The Johns Hopkins University). Good people: Violence and responsibility in a post-revolutionary Guatemalan village

KAMAL SADIQ (Political Science, University of Chicago). When migrants become a threat: Conflict over citizenship in India and Malaysia

LISA L. SAMPLE (Criminology, University of Missouri-St. Louis). The social construction of the sex offender

KIMBERLY THEIDON (Anthropology, University of California, Berkeley). Traumatic states: Violence and reconciliation in Peru

ANDRES VILLARREAL (Sociology, University of Chicago). Structural determinants of violent crime in contemporary Mexico


TIN-BOR VICTORIA HUI (Political Science, Columbia University). Rethinking war and change: Competing logics in world politics


MICHAEL GADDIS (History, Princeton University). Religious violence in the Christian Roman Empire

MOHAMMED HAFEZ (International Relations, London School of Economics and Political Science). Political Islam: Explaining the sources of accommodation and violence

MATTHEW HUSS (Psychology, University of Nebraska). An examination of psychopathic batterers' violence against women and the implications for treatment and the legal system

ANAHITA J. N. KAZEM (Anthropology, University of Durham). Conflict management and the ontogeny of social skills in free-ranging juvenile rhesus macaques

WAYNE LEE (History, Duke University). From riots to war: Public violence in eighteenth-century North Carolina

SCOTT LONDON (Anthropology, University of Arizona). Domestic violence and family law in Senegal, West Africa

STEPHEN C. LUBKEMANN (Anthropology, Brown University). Migration and the local structuring of national means of violence and displacement in post-colonial Mozambique's civil war

TAMARA NEUMAN (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Land appropriation and violence in national religious settlement: The case of Kiryit Arba

AJANTHA SUBRAMANIAN (Cultural Anthropology, Duke University). A greater share in the sea: Ecology, development and social conflict in a South Indian fishery

HOLLY WARDLOW (Anthropology, Emory University). "You think you're so strong?": Female agency and violence among the Huli of Papua New Guinea

REBECCA STETSON WERNER (Psychology, Bryn Mawr College). Understanding aggression in preschoolers: Its focus, motivation, and social goals as related to social-cognitive abilities and social functioning


PIERRE CENERELLI (History, Brandeis University). Reporting decolonization: French journalists and the Indochinese war, 1946-54

ANDREW JAY DIAMOND (History, University of Michigan). The battles of hoodlums, rebels and vice lords: Youth gangs, street violence, and the politics of race in Chicago, 1941-1973

GAUTAM GHOSH (Anthropology, University of Chicago). Riot, religion, remembrance: The partition of India and its aftermath, 1947-1997

MANU GOSWAMI (Political Science, University of Chicago). The production of India: Colonialism, nationalism, territorial nativism, 1870-1920

ANNE HARDGROVE (Anthropology, University of Michigan). The cultural politics of religious humanism in India

SHADD MARUNA (Criminology, Northwestern University). Desistance and development: The psychosocial process of going straight

VJEKOSLAV PERICA (History, University of Minnesota). Religious revival and ethnic mobilization in Yugoslavia, 1965-1991: A history of the Yugoslav religious question from the reform era to the civil war

CELIA ROTHENBERG (Anthropology, University of Toronto). Palestinian village women and stories of the jinn: Experiences of oppression through stories of spirit possession

DAVID SORENSEN (Criminal Justice, Rutgers University). Intimate partnerships, procreation, and desistance from violent offending: Disentangling the marriage-crime relationship

STEPHEN STRIFFLER (Anthropology, New School for Social Research). Violence, collective action, and agrarian transitions in coastal Ecuador since 1900


ANDREW W. COHEN (History, University of Chicago). The struggle for order: Law and resistance to the corporate ideal in Chicago, 1900-1940

ALX DARK (Anthropology, New York University). Community identity, alliance and confrontation over the environmental movement in Clayoquot Sound, British Columbia

KAREN FRANKLIN (Psychology, California School of Professional Psychology). Hate crime or rite of passage? An exploration of assailant motivations in antigay violence

KAUSHIK GHOSH (Anthropology, Princeton University). The primitive as national modern: Indian modernity and the making of Adivasi ethnicity in Jharkhand

LAZIMA ONTA-BHATTA (Anthropology, Cornell University). Street children's lifeworlds and the development discourse in Nepal

AMINUR RAHMAN (Anthropology, University of Manitoba). Domination and violence in development: A study of women and credit programs in rural Bangladesh

ANDREA L. SMITH (Anthropology, University of Arizona). Colonial liminality, status anxiety and Maltese-origin pieds-noirs

TRACY TULLIS (History, New York University). A Vietnam at home: Policing the inner city, 1963-1974

PETER VERBEEK (Psychology, Emory University). Peacemaking in young children

STEVEN IAN WILKINSON (Political Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Why violence stops: Hindu-Muslim conflict in India

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