Jonah Schulhofer-Wohl



Quagmire in Civil War     Under contract, Cambridge University Press


“Syria, Productive Antinomy, and the Study of Civil War” (Review Essay). Perspectives on Politics 16(4): 1085-1091, December 2018.


“Sovereignty Rupture as a Central Concept in Quantitative Measures of Civil War” (with Nicholas Sambanis). 
Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming.  (available upon request)


“Parochialism as a Central Challenge in Counterinsurgency” (with Nicholas Sambanis and Moses Shayo). 
Science 336(6083): 805-808, 2012.


“What’s in a Line? Is Partition a Solution to Civil War?” (with Nicholas Sambanis). 
International Security 34(2): 82-118, 2009.    Replication data


“Disarmament, Demobilization, and Reintegration Programs and Civil War Recurrence: An Assessment” (with Nicholas Sambanis). Folke Bernadotte Academy Research Report. Sandöverken, Sweden, 2010.


“Civil War in Algeria, 1992-Present.” In Karl DeRouen and Uk Heo, eds., Civil Wars of the World: Major Conflicts since World War II. Santa Barbara: ABC-CLIO, 2007.


“Evaluating Multilateral Interventions in Civil Wars: A Comparison of UN and Non-UN Peace Operations” (with Nicholas Sambanis). In Dimitris Bourantonis, Kostas Ifantis and Panayotis Tsakonas, eds., Multilateralism and Security Institutions in the Era of Globalization. London: Routledge, 2007.


Ongoing Projects

Politics and the Conduct of Civil Wars

The Behavior of “On-Side” Groups. Revise & resubmit (revised article ms submitted; available upon request).

Fighting without Warfare

Parochialism and Identity Categories

Social Distance and Parochialism in the Lab (with Béatrice Boulu-Reshef).   Under review  (available upon request).

Methodology in Applied Research on Conflict

Sovereignty Rupture as a Central Concept in Quantitative Measures of Civil War (with Nicholas Sambanis). 
Journal of Conflict Resolution, Forthcoming (available upon request).

Armed Group Repertoires and Recollection in Survey Research. Households in Conflict Network Working Paper 171. 

Local-Level Warfare and Conflict Termination
U.S. Policy on Syria

Article manuscript. Under review  (available upon request).

Women, Islam, and the Rule of Law in the Middle East (with Deena R. Hurwitz). 


“3 Flaws in Pro-Assad Support” (with Lionel Beehner).
USA Today, February 17, 2015, p.7A.


“Partitions in Practice: The Case Against Dividing Iraq”(with Nicholas Sambanis).
Foreign Affairs online, December 1, 2014.


“How the U.S. Fragmented Syria’s Rebels.”
The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage blog, September 22, 2014.


“How Should We Count the War Dead Dead in Syria?” (with Laia Balcells and Lionel Beehner).
The Washington Post: The Monkey Cage blog, May 1, 2014.


“Why Are Uprisings Spreading in the Arab World?” (with Julia Choucair).
The Huffington Post, February 4, 2011.


“Should We Privatize the Peacekeeping?”
The Washington Post, May 12, 2000, p.A47. Subsequently published in the International Herald Tribune.