STATHIS KALYVAS

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POSITIONS

Arnold Wolfers Professor, Department of Political Science, Yale University, 2003-

Director, Program on Order, Conflict and Violence, Yale University, 2003-

Co-Director, Hellenic Studies Program, Yale University, 2004-

 

HONORS, AWARDS, GRANTS

Gregory Luebbert Best Article Award for International System and Technologies of Rebellion: How the End of the Cold War Shaped Internal Conflict (with Laia Balcells) awarded by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best professional article in comparative politics published in the prior two years, 2011

Folke Bernadotte Academy grant to fund research in Kosovo, 2009-11

Alexander S. Onassis Fellowship, 2010

Journal of Peace Research Article of the Year Award for The Dynamics of Violence in Vietnam: An Analysis of the Hamlet Evaluation System (HES), awarded by the Journal of Peace Research for the best article published in it, in 2009

Gregory Luebbert Best Article Award for How Free is “Free-Riding” in Civil Wars? Violence, Insurgency, and the Collective Action Problem (with Matthew Kocher), awarded by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best professional article in comparative politics published in the prior two years, 2009

American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Fellow, 2008-

Gregory Luebbert Best Book Award for “The Logic of Violence in Civil War,”  awarded by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for best book published in the prior two years, 2008

Best Book Award for “The Logic of Violence in Civil War,”  awarded by the European Academy of Sociology, 2008

Woodrow Wilson Foundation Award for “The Logic of Violence in Civil War,”  awarded by the American Political Science Association for “the best book published in the United States during the prior year on government, politics or international affairs,” 2007

John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, 2007

Folke Bernadotte Academy grant for research in Colombia, 2007

United States Institute of Peace grant for research in Colombia, 2005

Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences (scheduled)

World Bank grant for research on the Bosnian Civil War, 2001

Gregory Luebbert Best Article Award, for “Wanton and Senseless?” awarded by the Comparative Politics Section of the American Political Science Association for the best professional article in comparative politics published in the prior year, 1999

Harry Frank Guggenheim Foundation Grant, to fund research on "The Dynamics of Violence in Civil War: Evaluating the Impact of Ethnicity," 2000

New York University Research Challenge Fund Grant, 1999

Jean Monnet Fellowship, European University Institute, Florence, Italy, 1997-1998

J. David Greenstone Award, for "The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe," awarded by the Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association for the best book published during the prior year, 1997

NYU Institute for Advanced European Studies, Summer Research Grant, 1995

Mary Parker Follett Award, awarded by the Politics and History Section of the American Political Science Association for the best politics and history article published in 1994 (with David Laitin and Carlota Solé)

Council of Graduate Schools Award for the best dissertation across all Social Science fields submitted in the United States in 1992-1994

Ohio State University, Seed Grant for research in Belgium and France, 1994 (declined)

Marc Galler Prize for the best dissertation submitted in the Division of the Social Sciences at the University of Chicago, 1993-1994

Mellon Foundation Fellowship, 1992-1993

University of Chicago Fellowship, 1989-1992

Fulbright Scholarship, 1988-1989

National Scholarship of Greece, 1982-1985

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D., Political Science, The University of Chicago, 1993

M.A., Political Science, The University of Chicago, 1990

B.A., Political Science, University of Athens, 1986

 

PAST POSITIONS

Associate Professor, Department of Political Science, University of Chicago, 2000-2003

Assistant Professor, Department of Politics, New York University, 1994-2000

Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science, Ohio State University, 1993-1994

 

VISITING POSITIONS

Visting Fellow, Universität Witten/Herdecke, June 2009

Charles Moskos Distinguished Visiting Professor of Sociology, Northwestern University,  Spring 2009

Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Institute for Religion, Culture, and Public Life, Columbia University, Spring 2009

Visiting Professor, Center for Advanced Social Studies, Juan March Institute (Madrid, Spain), Fall 2002 & Fall 1998

Visiting Fellow, Max Planck Institute for Research in Collective Goods, Bonn, 2005

 

BOOKS

2006. The Logic of Violence in Civil War. New York: Cambridge University Press

1996. The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe. Ithaca and London: Cornell University Press

 

EDITED BOOKS & SPECIAL JOURNAL ISSUES

2008. Order, Conflict, and Violence (with Ian Shapiro and Tarek Masoud). Cambridge University Press

2008. Armed Collaboration: A Comparative Perspective. European Review of History - Revue Européene d'Histoire 15:2

 

ARTICLES

2011. Recruitment into Armed Groups in Colombia: A Survey of Demobilized Fighters (with Ana M. Arjona). In Yvan Guichaoua (ed.), Mobilizing for Violence: Armed Groups and Their Combatants. Palgrave-Macmillan, forthcoming.

2011. Aerial Bombing and Counterinsurgency in the Vietnam War (with Mathew Kocher and Tom Pepinsky).  American Journal of Political Science, 55:2, 1-18

2011. The Changing Character of Civil Wars, 1800-2009.  In Hew Strachan and Sibylle Scheipers (eds.), The Changing Character of War.  Oxford: Oxford University Press, forthcoming

2010. International System and Technologies of Rebellion: How the End of the Cold War Shaped Internal Conflict (with Laia Balcells).  American Political Science Review, 104:3, 415-429

2010. Christian Democracy (with Kees van Kersbergen).  Annual Reviews of Political Science 2010; 13: 183-209

2009. The Dynamics of Violence in the Vietnam War: An Analysis of the Hamlet Evaluation System (HES) (with Matt Kocher). Journal of Peace Research, 46:3, 335-355

2009. Civil Wars (with Paul Kenny).  In Robert A. Denemark (ed.), The International Study Association Compedium Project.  Oxford: Blackwell, 2009

2009. Conflict and the Explanation of Action.   In Peter Hedstrom (ed.), Oxford Handbook of Analytical Sociology.  Forthcoming

2008. Ethnic Defection in Civil Wars. Comparative Political Studies, 41:8, 1043-1068

2008. Fear, Preemption, Retaliation: An Empirical Test of the Security Dilemma. In Stephen M. Seideman and Marie- Joëlle Zahar (eds.), Insecurity in Intra-State Conflicts: Governments, Rebels, and Outsiders. New York: Routledge, , 20-32

2008. Promises and Pitfalls of an Emerging Research Program: The Microdynamics of Civil War. In Stathis N. Kalyvas, Ian Shapiro and Tarek Masoud (eds), Order, Conflict, Violence. Cambridge University Press, 1-14

2008. Integrating the Study of Order, Conflict, and Violence (with Ian Shapiro and Tarek Masoud). In Stathis N. Kalyvas, Ian Shapiro and Tarek Masoud (eds), Order, Conflict, Violence. Cambridge University Press, 397-421

2008. Collaboration in Comparative PerspectiveEuropean Review of History, 15:2, 109-111

2008. Armed Collaboration in Greece, 1941-1944. European Review of History, 15:2, 129-142

2008. Como me converti en revisionista (sin saber lo que esto significaba): usos y abusos de un concepto en el debate sobre la Guerra Civil griega. Alcores. Revista de Historia Contemporanea, 4, 125-142

2008. How Not To Compare Civil Wars: Greece and Spain. In Martin Baumeister & Stefanie Schüler-Springorum (eds.), "If You Tolerate This..." The Spanish Civil War in the Age of Total War. Frankfurt and New York: Campus Verlag, 247-263

2008. Una mirada micro al conflicto armado en Colombia. Resultados de una encuesta a desmovilizados de guerrillas y grupos paramilitares (with Ana Arjona).  In Freddy Cante (ed.), Argumentación, negociación y acuerdos.  Bogotá: Editorial Universidad del Rosario, 293-362

2007. How Free is “Free Riding” in Civil Wars? Violence, Insurgency, and the Collective Action Problem (with Matt Kocher). World Politics, 59:2, 177-216

2007. Civil Wars. In Carles Boix and Susan Stokes (eds), Handbook of Political Science. New York: Oxford University Press, 416-434

2007. Ethnic Cleavages and Irregular War: Iraq and Vietnam (with Matt Kocher). Politics and Society, 35:2, 183-223

2005. Paramilitarismo: Una Perspectiva Teórica (with Ana M. Arjona).  In Alfredo Rangel (ed.), El Poder Paramilitar.  Bogotá: Planeta, 25-45

2005. Bosnia’s Civil War: Origins and Violence Dynamics (with Nicholas Sambanis).  In Paul Collier and Nicholas Sambanis (eds), Understanding Civil War: Evidence and Analysis, Washington, DC: The World Bank, Volume 2, 191-22

2005. The Absence of Suicide Missions (with Ignacio Sanchez Cuenca). In Diego Gambetta (ed.), Making Sense of Suicide Missions.Oxford: Oxford University Press, 209-232

2005. Warfare in Civil Wars. In Isabelle Duyvesteyn and Jan Angstrom (eds.), Rethinking the Nature of War. Abingdton: Frank Cass, 88-108

2004. The Urban Bias in Research on Civil Wars. Security Studies 13:3, 1-31

2004. The Paradox of Terrorism in Civil War. Journal of Ethics 8:1, 97-138

2003. The Ontology of "Political Violence:" Action and Identity in Civil Wars. Perspectives on Politics 1:3, 475-494

2003. Unsecular Politics and Religious Mobilization. In Thomas A.Kselman and Joseph Buttigieg (eds.), European Christian Democracy: Historical Legacies and Comparative Perspectives. Notre Dame: Notre Dame University Press, 293-320

2002. Greek Communism, 1968-2001. Eastern European Politics and Societies 16:3, 665-690 (with Nikos Marantzidis)

2001. "New" and "Old" Civil Wars: A Valid Distinction? World Politics 54:1, 99-118

2000. Commitment Problems in Emerging Democracies: The Case of Religious Parties. Comparative Politics 32:4, 379-399

2000. Leftist Violence During the Occupation. In Mark Mazower (ed), After the War was Over: Reconstructing Family, State, and Nation in Greece, 1944-1960. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 142-183

1999. Wanton and Senseless? The Logic of Massacres in Algeria. Rationality and Society 11:3, 243-285

1999. The Decay and Breakdown of Communist One-Party Systems. Annual Review of Political Science 2, 323-43

1998. Democracy and Religious Politics: Evidence from Belgium. Comparative Political Studies 31:3, 291-319

1998. From Pulpit to Party: Party Formation and the Christian Democratic Phenomenon. Comparative Politics 31:2, 293-312

1998. The Right in Greece: Between Transition and Reform. In Frank L. Wilson (ed.), The European Center-Right at the Turn of the Century. New York: St. Martin's Press, 87-115

1997. Polarization in Greek Politics: PASOK's First Four Years, 1981-1985. Journal of the Hellenic Diaspora 23:1, 83-104

1994. Hegemony Breakdown: The Collapse of Nationalization in Britain and France. Politics and Society 22:3, 317-349

 

VARIOUS PUBLICATIONS

2006. Cuatro maneras de recordar un pasado conflictivo. El Pais, 22 November

2006. Greek Civil War. Encyclopedia of Modern Revolutions, ABC-CLIO, vol. 1, 316-325

2005. Abusi USA: il modello Vietnam in Iraq (with Matthew Kocher). Il Manifesto, 22 June

2003. Priority for Research on Collective Violence (with Charles Tilly, Valery A. Tishkov, Mark R. Beissinger, Viktor V. Bocharov, Lev D. Gudkov, and Larissa L. Khoperskaya). In Conflict and Reconstruction in Multiethnic Societies. Proceedings of a Russian-American Workshop, National Research Council of the National Academies.Washington, DC: The National Academies Press, 40-48

2003. Bridging the Qualitative-Quantitative Divide: The Logic of Violence in Civil War. APSA-CP 14:1, 8-11

2001. Christian Parties. In N. J. Smelser and Paul B. Baltes (eds), In Diego Gambetta(ed.), International Encyclopedia of Social & Behavioral Sciences. Oxford: Pergamon, 1750-1752

2001. Religion and Identity: The Conflict over Identity Cards in Greece. Correspondence: An International Review of Culture and Society, 7, 7-8

1999. The Greek Civil War in Retrospect. Correspondence: An International Review of Culture and Society, 4, 10-11

1998. Slachpartijen zijn niet willekeurig. De Volkskrant, 14 April

1998. Comprendre les massacres. Le Monde, 4 February

1998. Reflections on The Rise of Christian Democracy in Europe. Clio: Newsletter of Politics & History, 8:1, 3

 

PUBLICATIONS IN GREEK

2008. Συλλογικη μνημη, δημοσια ιστορια και πολιτικη ορθοτητα: Η δεκαετια του ‘40 μεσα απο τρεις ιστορικες εγκυκλοπαιδειες. [Collective meory, public history and political correctness: The 1940s decade viewed from three historical encyclopedias]

2008. Το μελλον των πολεμων: «Νεοι» και «παλαιοι» εμφυλιοι πολεμοι [The future of wars: "New"and "old" civil wars]

2006. Μεθοδολογικές προυποθέσεις της μελέτης του δωσιλογισμού. [Methodological conditions for the study of collaboration]. In Iakovos Mihailidis, Ilias Nikolakopoulos, and Hagen Fleischer, “The enemy” within: aspects of collaboration in Greece during the Occupation and the Civil War. Athens: Ellinika Grammata, 79-90

2004. Γκρίζα ζώνη: Όψεις πολιτικής στράτευσης στον κατοχικό εμφύλιo (1943-1944). [Grey Zone: Aspects of political allegiance in the Civil War during the Occupation]. Klio 1, 69-87

2004. Κόκκινη Τρομοκρατία: Η βία της Αριστεράς στην Κατοχή. [Red Terror: Leftist violence during the occupation]. In Mark Mazower, Μετά τον Πόλεμο. Η ανασυγκρότηση της οικογένειας, του έθνους και του κράτους στην Ελλάδα, 1943-1960. Athens: Alexandreia, 161-204

2003. Εμφύλιος Πόλεμος (1943-1949): Το τέλος των μύθων και η στροφή προς το μαζικό επίπεδο [The Civil War (1943-1949): The end of myths and the turn toward the mass level]. Epistimi kai Koinonia 11, 37-70

2002. Μορφές διαστάσεις και πρακτικές της βίας στον Εμφύλιο (1943-1949): Μια πρώτη προσέγγιση [Types, dimensions and practices of violence during the Civil War (1943-1949): A first cut]. In Ilias Nikolakopoulos, Alkis Rigos, and Grigoris Psalidas, From Varkiza to Grammos, February 1945-August 1949. Athens: Themelio, 188-207

1997. Ορθολογική επιλογή και συγκριτική πολιτική [Rational Choice and Comparative Politics]. Greek Political Science Review 10, 84-121