Making and Unmaking Nations: War, Leadership, and Genocide in Modern Africa 2015






The Human Rights Paradox: Universality and Its Discontents (with Steve Stern) 2014




Remaking Rwanda


Remaking Rwanda: State Building and Human Rights after Mass Violence (with Lars Waldorf) 2011




The Order of Genocide: Race, Power, and War in Rwanda              (bibliography) 2006





Africa’s Stalled Development: International Causes and Cures (with David Leonard) 2003






Intimate Enemy: Images and Voices of the Rwandan Genocide (with Robert Lyons) 2003






The Great Lakes of Africa: Two Thousand Years of History
by Jean-Pierre
Chretien (and translated by me) 2001





A Problem from Hell? in American Journal of Political Science, 2013
Retreating from the Brink in Perspectives on Politics 2012.
Destroy Them to Save Us in Terrorism and Political Violence 2012.
Wars Do End! in African Affairs 2012.
Defending Democracy in Côte d’Ivoire in Foreign Affairs 2011 (with Tom Bassett).
Electoral Violence in Côte d’Ivoire in African Affairs 2011.
Mali and its Sahelian Neighbors, World Bank World Development Report 2011.
Political Science and Genocide in Oxford Handbook of Genocide Studies 2010.
Second Generation Genocide Research in World Politics 2007.
What Is the Relationship between Hate Radio and Violence? Rethinking Rwanda’s ‘Radio Machete’ in Politics & Society 2007.
“Rwanda and Darfur: A Comparative Analysis” in Genocide Studies and Prevention 2006.
“Origins and Aftermaths: The Dynamics of Genocide in Rwanda and their Post-Crime Implications”
“Darfur and the Genocide Debate” in Foreign Affairs January/February 2005
“How Many Perpetrators Were There in the Rwandan Genocide? An Estimate” in Journal of Genocide Research 2004
“Contested Meanings and Conflicting Imperatives: A Conceptual Analysis of Genocide” in Journal of Genocide Research 2001

Work in Progress

An introductory book to the study of mass atrocities and atrocity prevention, entitled Fundamentals of Genocide and Mass Atrocity Prevention was published by the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in March 2016.

Book-length project on post-conflict peacebuilding

Introduction to International Studies, under contract with CQ Press (Sage)

Article on determinants of electoral violence, with Jon Pevehouse and Charlie Taylor

Article on State Cooperation, the International Criminal Court, and Deterrence by the court, with Courtney Hillebrecht

Article on Triggers of Atrocity

Article on Escalation and Deescalation of Violence in the Guatemalan civil war, with Rachel Schwartz

Book chapter on the concept of Mass Atrocities

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