Michael Ward

Michael Ward

Professor Emeritus of Political Science

External Address: 
140 Science Drive, 294E Gross, Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708
Internal Office Address: 
Box 90204, Durham, NC 27708-0204
(919) 660-4373
International Relations, Methods, Political Economy, Security, Peace, Conflict


  • Ph.D., Northwestern University 1977
  • B.A., Indiana University at Indianapolis 1970

Greenhill, Brian D., et al. “Perils of Policy by P-Value: Predicting Civil Conflicts.” Journal of Peace Research, vol. 47, no. 4, 2010, pp. 1–13.

Bakke, K. M., et al. “Reconciliation in conflict-affected societies: Multilevel modeling of individual and contextual factors in the North Caucasus of Russia.” Annals of the Association of American Geographers, vol. 99, no. 5, Nov. 2009, pp. 1012–21. Scopus, doi:10.1080/00045600903260622. Full Text

Bakke, K. M., et al. “Social distance in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the North Caucasus region of Russia: Inter and intra-ethnic attitudes and identities.” Nations and Nationalism, vol. 15, no. 2, Apr. 2009, pp. 227–53. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1469-8129.2009.00363.x. Full Text

Ward, M. D., et al. “Disputes, democracies, and dependencies: A reexamination of the Kantian peace.” American Journal of Political Science, vol. 51, no. 3, July 2007, pp. 583–601. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1540-5907.2007.00269.x. Full Text

Cao, X., et al. “Protecting jobs in the age of globalization: Examining the relative salience of social welfare and industrial subsidies in OECD countries.” International Studies Quarterly, vol. 51, no. 2, June 2007, pp. 301–27. Scopus, doi:10.1111/j.1468-2478.2007.00453.x. Full Text

Ward, M. D., and P. D. Hoff. “Persistent patterns of international commerce.” Journal of Peace Research, vol. 44, no. 2, Mar. 2007, pp. 157–75. Scopus, doi:10.1177/0022343307075119. Full Text

Gleditsch, K. S., and M. D. Ward. “Diffusion and the international context of democratization.” International Organization, vol. 60, no. 4, Oct. 2006, pp. 911–33. Scopus, doi:10.1017/S0020818306060309. Full Text

Gleditsch, K. S., and M. D. Ward. “Diffusion and the International Context of Democratization.” International Organization, vol. 60, no. 4, 2006, pp. 911–33. Manual, doi:10.2307/3877851. Full Text

Hoff, P. D., and M. D. Ward. “Modeling dependencies in international relations networks.” Political Analysis, vol. 12, no. 2, Mar. 2004, pp. 160–75. Scopus, doi:10.1093/pan/mph012. Full Text

Siverson, R. M., and M. D. Ward. “The long peace: A reconsideration.” International Organization, vol. 56, no. 3, June 2002. Scopus, doi:10.1162/002081802760199926. Full Text