• Between Two Fires: Narratives, Wartime Violence, and Civilian Self-Defense (Manuscript in preparation - full manuscript expected 2021) 
Ph.D. dissertation version — Between Two Fires: Civilian Resistance during Internal Armed Conflict in Peru (University of Washington 2016) .pdf
  • Recovering Civility during COVID-19 (Palgrave Macmillan 2021). w/ Matteo Bonotti website or .pdf



  • “Disaggregating Civility: Politeness, Public-Mindedness, and Their Connection British Journal of Political Science. w/ Aurélia Bardon, Matteo Bonotti, and William Ridge – accepted/forthcoming
  • “Partiti, Partigianeria e Civiltà (Parties, Partisanship and Civility)” Notizie di Politeia. w/ Matteo Bonotti – accepted/forthcoming   
  • “Paramilitary Groups and Civilian Self-Defense Force Mobilization in Peru.” In Paramilitary Groups and the State under Globalization: Political Violence, Elites, and Security, eds. Jasmin Hristov et al. (Routledge Press), pp. 255-271. click here – In press (expected December 2021)
  •  “State, Society, and Pro-Government Militias in the Philippines.” Terrorism and Political Violence. w/ Joshua Eastin click here
  • “Active Learning and the Graduate Classroom: How Gender and International Student Status Affect Preferences and Experiences.” Journal of Political Science Education. w/ Maria Rost Rublee, Aleks Deejay, and William M. Flanik click here 
  • “Joining the Counterinsurgency: Explaining Pro-Government Militia Participation in the Philippines” Studies in Conflict & Terrorism. w/ Joshua Eastin click here  
  • “Policy Narratives, Localisation, and Public Justification: Responses to COVID-19.” Journal of European Public Policy Vol. 28, Issue 8 (2021), pp. 1219-1237. w/ Michael Mintrom, Maria Rost Rublee, and Matteo Bonotti click here
  • “The Uneven Expansion of Electricity Supply in India: Clientelist, Incrementalist, and Maximin Logics of Public Service Delivery.” Energy Research & Social Science Vol. 78 (2021): 102126. w/ Alfonso Martinez Arranz, Robert Thomson, Dharmalingam Arunachalam, Anand B. Rao, and Ganesh Hegde click here
  •  “The Household Economics of Counterinsurgency." Defence and Peace Economics Vol. 32, No. 2 (2021), pp. 220-239. w/ Joshua Eastin click here
    • “Staging Peace: Community Organizations, Theatrical Performance, and Violent Conflict in Peru.” In Civil Action and the Dynamics of Violence, eds. Deborah Avant et al. (New York: Oxford University Press 2019), pp. 64-88. click here
    • Active Learning in Large Graduate Classes: Reflections on an 'Attaining Citizenship' Simulation.” Journal of Political Science Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (2019), pp. 120-132. w/ Aleks Deejay and Maria Rost Rublee. click here
    • "Counter-Terrorizing: The Use of Torture in Peru’s Counterterrorism Campaign. Terrorism and Political Violence Vol. 29, Issue 2 (2017), pp. 254-276. click here
    • “Social Network Analysis in the Study of Terrorism and Insurgency: From Organization to Politics.” International Studies Review  Vol. 18, Issue 2 (2016), pp. 214-243. w/ Michael Gabbay click here
    • “Decapitation, Disruption, and Unintended Consequences in Counterterrorism: Lessons from Islamist Terror Networks in Spain.Defense & Security Analysis Vol. 32, Issue 2 (2016), pp. 177-191. click here
    • “Off With Their Heads: The Islamic State and Civilian Beheadings.” Journal of Terrorism Research Vol. 6, Issue 2 (May 2015), pp. 83-93. w/ Zane Kelly .pdf 


    • UNGASS 2016 and Drug Policy in Latin America.” Policy Brief, Sié Chéou-Kang Center for International Security & Diplomacy, University of Denver (March 2016) .pdf
    • “Drug-Trafficking, Terrorism, and Civilian Self-Defense in Peru.” CTC Sentinel Vol. 7, Issue 4 (April 2014), pp. 18-22. .pdf (reprint in Spanish click here)


    • “Comparing the Policy Narratives of Angela Merkel and Boris Johnson during the COVID-19 Pandemic.” LSE Blogs — EUROPP | European Public Policy  (July 26, 2021) click here
    • “Jab Debates Require an Injection of Etiquette.” Herald Sun (March 26, 2021), p. 31. .pdf
    • “Has COVID-19 Occasioned a Crisis of Civility? Responding to the Social and Political Challenges of the Pandemic.” ABC Religion & Ethics (March 17, 2021) click here
    • “COVID-19 in Everyday Spaces: Social and Political Considerations.” ABC Religion & Ethics (June 17, 2020) click here
    • “Recovering Civility Amid the COVID-19 Crisis.” ABC Religion & Ethics (March 26, 2020) click here
    • “Pro-Government Militias and the Philippines' Other Insurgency.” Political Violence @ a Glance (August 22, 2017) click here
    • Catch Your Thief: From Vigilantism to Vigilance in Lima's Southern Cone. Political Violence @ a Glance (September 27, 2016) click here
    • Tortoise Politics in the Time of the Hare: Long-Run Solutions to Social Conflict in Latin America. Political Violence @ a Glance (August 16, 2016) click here
    • “Send in the Clowns: Opposing Anti-Migrant Citizen Patrols in Finland. Political Violence @ a Glance (March 22, 2016) click here
    • FedEx and the Ghost Gunner.’” Political Violence @ a Glance (December 29, 2015) click here
    • Symposium Introduction: “From Protection to Predation Part I: When Self-Defense Forces ‘Go Bad.’” Political Violence @ a Glance (October 27, 2015) click here
    • “Art, Conflict, and Social Change in Peru. Political Violence @ a Glance (August 25, 2015) click here
    • “Autonomous Security Provision in Peru. Political Violence @ a Glance (June 23, 2015) click here
    • “Virtual Vigilantes: Anonymous Cyber-Attacks Against the Islamic State. Political Violence @ a Glance (April 7, 2015) click here


    • “Environmental Pressures and Pro-Government Militia Participation” w/ Joshua Eastin
    • “Educating Citizens to Public Reason: What Can We Learn from Interfaith Dialogue?” w/ Aurélia Bardon and Matteo Bonotti

    OTHER MEDIA (e.g. Podcasts)

    • "The Toxic Effects of Rudeness" ABC Radio National, All in the Mind. w/ Sana Qadar (14 November 2021). click here
    • "Has COVID-19 Undermined our Commitment to Civility?" ABC Radio National, The Minefield. w/ Waleed Aly and Scott Stephens (March 25, 2021). click here