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

Ward, MD. "Triangulating peace: Democracy, interdependence, and international organization." COMPARATIVE POLITICAL STUDIES 35.4 (May 2002): 484-488. Full Text

Ward, MD. "Green binders in cyberspace: A modest proposal." Comparative Political Studies 35.1 (February 1, 2002): 46-51. Full Text

Heagerty, P, Ward, MD, and Gleditsch, KS. "Windows of Opportunity: Window Subseries Empirical Variance Estimators in International Relations." Political Analysis 10.03 (2002): 304-317. Full Text

Ward, MD, and O'Loughlin, J. "Spatial Processes and Political Methodology: Introduction to the Special Issue." Political Analysis 10.03 (2002): 211-216. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Gleditsch, KS. "Location, Location, Location: An MCMC Approach to Modeling the Spatial Context of War and Peace." Political Analysis 10.03 (2002): 244-260. Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "Measuring space: A minimum-distance database and applications to international studies." Journal of Peace Research 38.6 (January 1, 2001): 739-758. Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "War and peace in space and time: The role of democratization." International Studies Quarterly 44.1 (January 1, 2000): 1-29. Full Text

Shin, M, and Ward, MD. "Lost in space: Political geography and the defense-growth trade-off." Journal of Conflict Resolution 43.6 (January 1, 1999): 793-817. Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "A revised list of independent states since the congress of Vienna." International Interactions 25.4 (January 1, 1999): 393-413. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Gleditsch, KS. "Democratizing for peace." American Political Science Review 92.1 (January 1, 1998): 51-61. Full Text