Global Governance and Local Peace: Accountability and Performance in International Peacebuilding. Cambridge University Press (2018).
A Liberal Peace? The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding (edited with David Chandler and Meera Sabaratnam). Zed Books (2011).
Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles
"International Development NGOs and Bureaucratic Capacity: Facilitator or Destroyer?" (with Matthew DiGiuseppe and Amanda Murdie). Political Research Quarterly (2018).
"Is Prevention the Answer?" (with Charles T. Call). Daedalus: Journal of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences (2018 Winter edition).
"An Ontology of Peace: Landscapes of Conflict and Cooperation with Application to Colombia" (with Michael G. Findley and Kyosuke Kikuta) International Studies Review (2017) 19(1): 92-113.
Replication data available on Dataverse: https://goo.gl/Yz03i3.
"Ethics of Research in Conflict Environments," Journal of Global Security Studies (2017) 2(1): 89-101.
"Investing in International Security: Rising Powers and Organizational Choices" (with Stephanie Hofmann and Barbara Bravo De Moraes Mendes). Cambridge Review of International Affairs (2016) 29(3) : 831-851.
"(Dis)integration, Incoherence and Complexity in UN Post-conflict Interventions," International Peacekeeping (2008) 15(4):556-569.
"The UN’s Reforms: Confronting Integration Barriers" (with Anja Kaspersen). International Peacekeeping (2008) 15(4):470-485.
"When Process Matters: The Potential Implications of Organizational Learning for Peacebuilding Success," Journal of Peacebuilding and Development (2008) 4, no. 2:20-32.
“The Impact of the Peacebuilding Architecture in Burundi” (with Josiah Marineau, Tracy Dexter, Michael Findley, Stephanie Hofmann, and Daniel Walker). Cedric de Coning and Eli Stammes, eds. UN Peacebuilding Architecture: The First 10 Years. Routledge (2016).
“The Burundi Leadership Training Program” (with Peter S. Uvin). Michael Lund and Steve McDonald, eds. Across the Lines of Conflict: Facilitating Cooperation to Build Peace. New York, NY: Columbia University Press (2015) (Peer Reviewed).
“Regional Humanitarian Organizations” (with Stephanie Hofmann). Roger Mac Ginty and Jenny Peterson, eds. Handbook on Humanitarian Action. London: Routledge (2015).
“Routine Learning? How Peacebuilding Organizations Prevent Liberal Peace,” Susanna Campbell, David Chandler, and Meera Sabaratnam, eds. A Liberal Peace?: The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books (2011) - (Peer reviewed).
“Introduction: The Politics of Liberal Peace,” (with David Chandler and Meera Sabaratnam). Susanna Campbell, David Chandler, and Meera Sabaratnam, eds. A Liberal Peace?: The Problems and Practices of Peacebuilding. London: Zed Books (2011) - (Peer reviewed).
“Introduction: Experiences in Prevention” (with Barnett R. Rubin). Barnett R. Rubin, ed. Cases and Strategies for Preventive Action. New York: Twentieth Century Fund, Council on Foreign Relations (1998), p. 1-21.
Work in Progress
“The Benefits of Bad Behavior: Global Accountability and Local Performance in International Peacebuilding.” Working paper.
Aiding Peace? Donor Behavior in Conflict-Affected Countries (with Michael Findley). Working paper and book manuscript.
“Contracting Sovereignty: How Weak States Reclaim Their Authority to Govern” (with Aila Matanock). Working paper.
“Rules of Aid: A Survey Experiment of Donor Aid Allocation Logic in Conflict-Affected Countries.” (with Gabriele Spilker). Working paper.
“The Micro-Dynamics of Peacebuilding: A Quasi-Experimental Spatial Impact Evaluation in Burundi” (with Michael Findley). Working paper.
“International Peacebuilding Really Can Build Peace—But Perhaps Not How You Expect,” The Monkey Cage. The Washington Post, 11 December 2018.
Global Accountability and Local Peace-Building, Innovations in Global Governance. Council on Foreign Relations, September 2017.
Governing Globally, Acting Locally: Lessons from Burundi for International Peacebuilding Reform, Stephen Browne and Thomas G. Weiss, eds. Peacebuilding Challenges for the UN Development System. Future of the UN Development System Project, July 2015.
“What Burundi’s Crisis Says about UN Capacity to Build Peace,” The Monkey Cage. The Washington Post, 18 May 2015.
“Technology and Peacebuilding: Impact Evaluation and Learning.” (with Michael Findley and Jennifer Welch). White Paper for Build Peace: Peace Through Technology Conference, MIT Media Lab (2014).
Entry Points for a New Prevention Agenda: Connecting New York, Geneva, and ‘At risk’ Contexts (with Achim Wennmann and Natasha White). Geneva Peacebuilding Platform Brief No. 8 (2013).
Catalytic Programming and the Peacebuilding Fund: A Concept Note for the UNPBF Advisory Group. (with Cheyanne Scharbatke-Church, Julia Doehrn, Philip Thomas, and Peter Woodrow). Prangins, Switzerland: PeaceNexus Foundation for the United Nations Peacebuilding Fund (2010).
Integrated Missions Revisited: Synthesis of Findings (with Anja Kaspersen and Erin Weir). Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007).
Independent External Evaluation: UN Peacebuilding Fund Project Portfolio in Burundi (2007-2013) (Team Leader with Tracy Dexter, Michael Findley, Stephanie Hofmann, Josiah Marineau, and Daniel Walker). New York: UN Peacebuilding Support Office (2014).
UNDP’s Role in Peacebuilding: Issues and Strategy (with Lisa Schirch). Bureau for Crisis Prevention and Recovery, United Nations Development Program (2012).
The Peacebuilding Fund Projects in Burundi: Independent External Evaluation. New York: UN Peacebuilding Support Office (2010).
The Challenge of Governance in Fragile and Conflict-Affected Countries: Supporting Leadership Development (with Kelly Hannum). Washington, DC: The World Bank (2009).
What is Successful Peacebuilding? Baltimore: Catholic Relief Services (2007).
Multidimensional and Integrated Peace Operations: Trends and Challenges – Seminar Proceedings: Addis Ababa, 26-28 April 2007. Oslo: Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs (2007).
A Framework for Improved Coordination: Lessons Learned from the International Development, Peacekeeping, Peacebuilding, Humanitarian, and Conflict Resolution Communities (with Michael Hartnett). Washington, DC: National Defense University and the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Services (2005).
The Burundi Leadership Training Program: A Prospective Assessment (with Peter S. Uvin). Washington, DC: The World Bank (2004).
“Institutional Capacity Building for Conflict Sensitivity,” Conflict Sensitive Approaches to Development, Humanitarian Assistance and Peacebuilding: A Resource Pack. London: International Alert, Saferworld and FEWER (2004).
A Framework for Responsible Aid to Burundi.International Crisis Group Africa Report No. 57 (2003)