Tobias Böhmelt is a Reader (Associate Professor) in the Department of Government at the University of Essex (UK) and a Research Associate of the International Political Economy Group at the Center for Comparative and International Studies (CIS) as well as the Institute for Environmental Decisions (IED). He is affiliated with the Michael Nicholson Center for Conflict and Cooperation as well as the Centro Europeo di Scienza di Pace, Integrazione e Cooperazione. His main research and teaching interests are the quantitative analysis of conflict and cooperation, environmental politics, international mediation, civil-military relations, and network analysis. He has published two monographs and more than 60 articles in international peer-reviewed journals.
Vincenzo Bove is a Reader in the Department of Politics and International Studies and a member of the Warwick Q-Step Centre. He joined PAIS as Assistant Professor in 2014. Previously, He was British Academy postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Government at the University of Essex. He received a PhD in Economics in 2011 and an MSc in Economics in 2007 from Birkbeck College, University of London. He has held teaching and research appointments at the University of Essex, the University of Genoa, IMT Lucca and Sciences Po, Paris. He also served as an officer in the Italian Navy, principally working in anti-submarine warfare. His research broadly falls into six areas: 1) civil wars and military intervention, in particular peacekeeping operations; 2) the political economy of authoritarian regimes; 3) civil-military relations; 4) international migration and economic development; 5) cultural diversity and conflict; and 6) the economic costs of war.
Personal page: https://www2.warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/pais/people/bove/
Han Dorussen is Professor at the University of Essex. He received his MA in political science from the University of Nijmegen and his Ph.D. in government for the University of Texas at Austin. He has been a lecturer at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim. Between 2008 and 2011 and in 2013-4, He was Head of Department of Government at the University of Essex. He is a board member of the Network of European Peace Scientists, associate editor for the Journal of Peace Research and a member of the Michael Nicholson Centre of Conflict and Cooperation. His research focus is on international relations, international and comparative political economy and applied game theory. Current research interests include the relationship between trade and conflict, the use of economic policies in international politics, peacekeeping operations and the governance of post-conflict societies, and policy convergence in the European Union. Co-editor (with Emil Kirchner and Thomas Christiansen) of Security Relations between China and the European Union: From Convergence to Cooperation (Cambridge University Press 2016), and (with Michael Taylor) of Economic Voting (Routledge 2002).
Personal page: https://www.essex.ac.uk/government/staff/profile.aspx?ID=383
Scott Gates is an American political scientist and economist based in Norway. He was director of the Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)'s Centre for the Study of Civil War(CSCW), which was a Norwegian Center of Excellence funded by the Research Council of Norway for a twelve-year period 2002-2013. He is currently a Research Professor at PRIO, a Guest Researcher at ESOP in the Department of Economics at the University in Oslo and also holds a professorship in the Department of Political science at the University of Oslo. He used to work at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) and Michigan State University (MSU).
His current research topics include Rise of China, Islamic State and Police Brutality. His previous research includes Applied Game Theoretic Analysis, International Relations Theory, International Political Economy, Formal Models of Bureaucracy and Economic Modeling.
Gates holds a BA in political science and anthropology from the University of Minnesota (1980), an MA in political science from the University of Michigan (1983), an Msc in applied economics from the University of Minnesota (1985) and a PhD in political science from the University of Michigan (1989). Gates was accepted in the Royal Norwegian Society of Sciences and Letters in 2008. He is also a member of the Norwegian Academy of Science and Letters. In 2014, He received the 2014 Herbert Simon Award of the Midwest Political Science Association and the Midwest Caucus for Public Administration, for a scholar who has made a significant career contribution to the scientific study of bureaucracy, price shared with John Brehm of the University of Chicago.
Personal page: https://www.prio.org/People/Person/?x=3462
Christos Kollias is Professor of Applied Economics with the Department of Economics, University of Thessaly; Editor of Defence & Peace Economics, member of the Editorial Board of Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy and Associate Editor of The Economics of Peace & Security Journal. His research interests include defence economics, terrorism, international political economy, public sector economics and macroeconomic policy.
Esteban F. Klor (PhD NYU 2002) is The Herczeg Family Associate Professor and current chairman of the Department of Economics at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem. His current research analyzes the interaction between terrorism, counter-terrorism, and political preferences of the terrorists’ perceived constituency and their targeted population. Klor’s work has been published in the world leading journals of economics and political science, like The Quarterly Journal of Economics, The American Political Science Review, The Journal of Politics, The Economic Journal, The Journal of Conflict Resolution, and The Journal of Public Economics, among many others. His work is widely reported in media outlets like The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, Bloomberg, The Guardian, and The New Republic among many others. Klor’s research received financial support from the Israeli Science Foundation, The Israeli Foundation Trustees, The European Commission in the 7th Framework Program, The U.S. Department of Defense, and The Truman Institute for the Advancement of Peace among other agencies. Klor was born in Cordoba, Argentina. He moved to Jerusalem in 2003 where he lives with his wife and three kids.
Personal page: https://scholars.huji.ac.il/eklor/home
Syed Mansoob MURSHED is Professor of the Economics of Peace and Conflict at the International Institute of Social Studies (ISS), Erasmus University in the Netherlands and is also Professor of Economics at Coventry University in the UK. He was the first holder of the rotating Prince Claus Chair in Development and Equity in 2003. He was a Research Fellow at UNU/WIDER in Helsinki where he ran Projects on Globalization and Vulnerable Economies and Why Some Countries Avoid Conflict, While Others Fail. He is the author of seven books and over 140 refereed journal papers and book chapters. His latest monograph, published in 2010, is Explaining Civil War (Edward Elgar). He is on the Editorial boards of Peace Economics, Peace Science and Public Policy (PEPS), as well as Civil Wars. He is also the coordinator of the Dutch Scientific Research Council (NWO) CoCoon research project on the effect of on the environment and conflict in Bolivia and Ecuador (NEBE). His research interests are in the economics of conflict, resource abundance, aid conditionality, political economy, macroeconomics and international economics.
Personal page: https://www.eur.nl/people/mansoob-murshed/
Roberto Ricciuti is Associate Professor of Economic Policy at the University of Verona (Italy) where he is the Director of the PhD program in Economics and Management. He holds an MSc in Economics from the University of Exeter and a PhD in Economics from the University of Siena (Italy). Previously he was a Lecturer at Royal Holloway University of London (2003/04), a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Siena (2004/05), and a Lecturer at the University of Florence (2005/11). He is also a Research Fellow at CESifo and Honorary Professorial Fellow at the Effective States and Inclusive Development Research Centre at the University of Manchester. He works at the boundaries between economics and political science. His papers have been published on Journal of Peace Research, Public Choice, Journal of Economic Behavior and Organization, Cliometrica, European Journal of Political Economy, Defence and Peace Economics, and International Review of Law and Economics, Physica A, among others.
Personal page: http://www.dse.univr.it/?ent=persona&id=8382&lang=en#tab-presentazione