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, BD, Ward, MD, and Bakke, KM. "Perils of Policy by P-Value: Predicting Civil Conflicts." Journal of Peace Research 47.4 (2010): 1-13. (Academic Article)

Bakke, KM, O'Loughlin, J, and Ward, MD. "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 99.5 (November 27, 2009): 1012-1021. Full Text

Bakke, KM, Cao, X, O'Loughlin, J, and Ward, MD. "Social distance in Bosnia-Herzegovina and the North Caucasus region of Russia: Inter and intra-ethnic attitudes and identities." Nations and Nationalism 15.2 (April 3, 2009): 227-253. Full Text

Ward, MD, Siverson, RM, and Cao, X. "Disputes, democracies, and dependencies: A reexamination of the Kantian peace." American Journal of Political Science 51.3 (July 1, 2007): 583-601. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Hoff, PD. "Persistent patterns of international commerce." Journal of Peace Research 44.2 (March 1, 2007): 157-175. Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "Diffusion and the international context of democratization." International Organization 60.4 (October 1, 2006): 911-933. (Review) Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "Diffusion and the International Context of Democratization." International Organization 60.4 (2006): 911-933. Full Text

Hoff, PD, and Ward, MD. "Modeling dependencies in international relations networks." Political Analysis 12.2 (March 1, 2004): 160-175. (Review) Full Text

Siverson, RM, and Ward, MD. "The long peace: A reconsideration." International Organization 56.3 (June 1, 2002). (Review) Full Text