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

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "War and Peace in Space and Time: The Role of Democratization." International Studies Quarterly 44.1 (March 2000): 1-29. Full Text

Shin, M, and Ward, MD. "Lost in Space." Journal of Conflict Resolution 43.6 (December 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 (December 1999): 393-413. Full Text

O'Loughlin, J, Ward, MD, Lofdahl, CL, Cohen, JS, Brown, DS, Reilly, D, Gleditsch, KS, and Shin, M. "The Diffusion of Democracy, 1946–1994." Annals of the Association of American Geographers 88.4 (December 1998): 545-574. Full Text

Cohen, JS, and Ward, MD. "Great expectations: Russian defence conversion†." Defence and Peace Economics 9.4 (August 1998): 381-394. Full Text

Ward, MD, and Gleditsch, KS. "Democratizing for Peace." American Political Science Review 92.01 (March 1998): 51-61. Full Text

Gleditsch, KS, and Ward, MD. "Double Take." Journal of Conflict Resolution 41.3 (June 1997): 361-383. Full Text

COHEN, JS, STEVENSON, R, MINTZ, A, and WARD, MD. "Defense Expenditures and Economic Growth in Israel: The Indirect Link." Journal of Peace Research 33.3 (August 1996): 341-352. Full Text

Fontanel, J, Borissova, I, and Ward, M. "The principles of arms conversion in the case of Russia." Defence and Peace Economics 6.3 (November 1995): 237-251. Full Text

Ward, M, Cohen, J, and Betsill, M. "The three faces of conversion in the USA." Defence and Peace Economics 6.3 (November 1995): 221-235. Full Text