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Resilient Communities: Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War. Cambridge University Press. 2018.


A Deadly Cycle: Ethno-Religious Conflict in Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Geneva: Geneva Declaration on Armed Violence and Development/Small Arms Survey. 2011, 65pp.

Articles and Papers

Restrained or Constrained? Armed Groups and Sexual Violence in Communal Conflicts. (Working Paper).

The Ethics, Rewards and Limitations of Ethnography in Conflict Zones. (In preparation for a special issue in Comparative Political Studies on the ethics of methods in conflict studies).

Gender and Peacebuilding in Jos, Nigeria. (Working paper).

Women’s Participation in Peace Negotiations and the Durability of Peace, (cond. accepted).

Non-Violence and Civilian Agency in Communal War: Evidence from Jos, Nigeria African Affairs, (2017) 116 (463): 261-283.

A Wealth of Expertise and Lived Experience: Conversations between International Women Peace Activists at the ‘Women Lead to Peace Summit’ preceding the Geneva II Peace Talks on Syria, January 2014. International Feminist Journal of Politics, 17:2, 2015  (with Cynthia Enloe).

Assessing Policy Responses to the Resource Curse: Can Civil Society live up to the Expectation? Global Governance 17:2, 2011 (with Gilles Carbonnier and Fritz Brugger).

Book Chapters

Research Dilemmas in Dangerous Places: Exploring Security Actors, Institutions and Practices in Conflict-Affected Countries. In Marieke de Goede, Polly Pallister-Wilkins and Esme Bosma: Secrecy and Methods in Security Research. London: Routledge, (with Fairlie Chappuis, in preparation).

Revisiting Protection from Conflict-Related Sexual Violence: Actors, Victims and Power. In: Gizelis, T-I. and L. Olsson (eds): Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UNSCR 1325. Routledge 2015.

Gender Equality and Post-Conflict Reconstruction: Revisiting Gender Mainstreaming in Research and Policy. In: Gizelis, T-I. and L. Olsson (eds): Gender, Peace and Security: Implementing UNSCR 1325. Routledge 2015 (with Theodora-Ismene Gizelis).

Democratic Governance. In: Vincent Chetail (ed), Post-Conflict Peacebuilding. A Lexicon. Oxford University Press (with Rama Mani). 2009.

Other Publications

Resilient Communities: Explaining Non-Violence during Ethno-Religious Conflict in Indonesia (Ambon) and Nigeria (Jos). PhD Thesis. Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva. February 2013.

Jos: Guarding Peace in the Midst of Ethno-Religious Violence. Comunidad Segura Magazine Number 8, October 2011

Explaining Nigeria’s 2010 Christmas Killings. OpenDemocracy. 03.01.2011.

Resource Wealth, Autonomy, and Peace in Aceh: Managing the Economic Dimensions of Conflict in Peace Processes. CCDP Working Paper No. 3, 2009 (with Achim Wennmann).