Professor of Political Science
115 Prospect St, Room 430
Ph.D., Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, 1999.
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Nicholas Sambanis is Professor of Political Science at Yale University. His publications have appeared in several journals, including the American Political Science Review, World Politics, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, Perspectives on Politics, and The Journal of African Economies. He is the co-author of Making War and Building Peace, a book about United Nations peacebuilding published by Princeton University Press in 2006. He is co-editor of Understanding Civil War: Evidence and Analysis, two volumes of case studies on civil war, published by the World Bank in 2005. He is currently working on a book on the causes of self-determination movements and secessionist civil war. Professor Sambanis is researching questions on violent civil conflict; the interaction of economic development, political institutions, and civil war; and the uses of international organizations to prevent or resolve large-scale political violence.
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