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. "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 (November 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 (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