Welcome to my website.

My name is Gary Uzonyi, and I earned my PhD from the University of Michigan’s Department of Political Science.  Currently, I am a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Duke University Department of Political Science. My main research interests are conflict and human rights. I specialize in the study of genocide and politicide. 

Curriculum Vitae

If you have any questions or comments please feel free to contact me: gju@duke.edu


Current Courses

Additional Courses
Introduction to International Relations 

International Law and Organization

Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution 

Defense and Disarmament 

War and Peace in the Sovereign State System 

Introduction to Global Studies 


Domestic Institutions, Leader Tenure, and the Duration of Civil War  (with Matt Wells)
Conflict Management and Peace Science (forthcoming)

Conflict Management and Peace Science 31(3): 225-243 (2014) 
Replication Materials

Domestic Institutions and Credible Signals (with Mark Souva and Sona Golder)
International Studies Quarterly 56(4): 765-776 (2012)

Invitations to Revise and Resubmit
Rivals and Aid (with Toby Rider)
(R&R at International Interactions)

Papers under Review
Genocide, Politicide, and Post-Conflict Justice (with Nam Kyu Kim)

Rivalry and Atrocities

Threat and Military Spending (with Kharis Templeman and Thomas Flores)

Working Papers
Post-Conflict Media Freedom (with Jenifer Whitten-Woodring)

The Resource Curse and Mass Killing in the Middle East (with Trevor Johnston)

The Use of Child Soldiers (with Allan Stam)