At UCL, I am part of a great community of scholars—PhD students, post-docs, and faculty members—studying political violence. Our Conflict & Change group regularly meets to discuss ongoing research.
The group brings together scholars interested in the causes, dynamics, and consequences of political conflicts. Sharing a focus on systematic analysis of theoretically-informed and policy-relevant questions, our research draws on a diverse spectrum of methods—from disaggregated large-n analysis and forecasting to fieldwork-based case studies and normative theory.
Thematically, we do research on the organization of armed groups, dynamics of mobilization, intervention and external support in civil wars, peacekeeping, post-war state-building, power-sharing and decentralization, reconciliation, and repression and human rights.