Major Publications

Benson, Michelle A. and Jacob Kathman. (2013). UN Bias and Force Commitments in Civil Conflicts. Forthcoming, Journal of Politics.

Benson, Michelle A. and Gregory D. Saxton. 2010. The Dynamics of Ethnonationalist Contention. British Journal of Political Science. 40(2): 305-331. (data)

Benson, Michelle A. and Nil Satana. 2009. "Choosing Sides: UN Resolutions and Non-Neutrality in International Conflicts." Jacob Bercovitch and Scott Gartner, eds. International Conflict Mediation:  New Approaches and Findings.  Routledge Press.

Gregory D. and Michelle A. Benson. 2008. Means, Motives, and Opportunities in Ethno-Nationalist  Mobilization. International Interactions 34(1): 53-83. (data)

Benson, Michelle A. 2007. "Status Quo Preferences and Disputes Short of War.” International Interactions 33(3): 271-288.

Benson, Michelle A. 2007. "Extending Power Transition Theory.” International Interactions 33(3): 211-215.

Saxton, Gregory D. and Michelle A. Benson. 2006. Structure, Politics, and Action: An Integrated Model of Nationalist Protest and Rebellion. Nationalism and Ethnic Politics 12(2): 1-39.

Benson, Michelle A. 2005. The Relevance of Politically Relevant Dyads in the Study of Interdependence and Dyadic Disputes. Conflict Management and Peace Science 22(2): 113-133.




Saxton, Gregory D. and Michelle A. Benson. 2005. Social Capital and the Growth of the Nonprofit Sector. Social Science Quarterly 86(1): 16-35.

Benson, Michelle A. 2004. Dyadic Hostility and the Ties that Bind: State-to-State versus State-to-System Security and Economic Relationships. Journal of Peace Research 41(6): 659-676.

Benson, Michelle A. and Thomas Rochon. 2004. “Interpersonal Trust and the Magnitude of Protest: A Micro- and Macro-Level Approach.” Comparative Political Studies 20(10): 1-23.

Saxton, Gregory D. and Michelle A. Benson. 2003. The Origins of Socially and Politically Hostile Attitudes toward Immigrants and Outgroups: Economics, Ideology, or National Context? Journal of Political Science 31: 101-137.

Benson, Michelle A. and Jacek Kugler. 1998. “Power Parity, Democracy, and the Severity of Internal Violence.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 42(2): 196-209.

Kugler, Jacek, Michelle A. Benson, Andy Hira, and Dmitri Panasevitch. 1997. “Anticipating Domestic Violence with Political Capacity.” In Jacek Kugler and Marina Arbetman, eds. Political Capacity and Economic Behavior. Boulder, CO: Westview Press.