Featured Publications

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Professor David Wood, Dr. Joesph Huddleston


April, 2021

The best way to help Yemenis survive might not be what aid organizations think

Collaboration between CPCS and Diplolab, (The Washington Post) Read more.

David Wood, Dr. Joseph Huddleston

January, 2021

Functional Markets in Yemen’s War Economy

This paper is based on research conducted under the umbrella of the GIZ-implemented programme ‘Peace Process Support for Yemen: Improving the capacities for non-violent conflict resolution in Yemen’, funded by the German Federal Ministry for Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) and the European Union (EU). The research was conducted by the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies (CPCS) at Seton Hall University’s School of Diplomacy and International Relations in partnership with a Yemeni specialised research centre between August 2019 and March 2020. (Journal on Illicit Economies and Development, January 2021) Read more.

Dr. Joseph Huddleston, 

David Wood

Fall 2020

Clash of Memories and Clash of Dreams: The Legacy of the Pacific War and the Future of the East Asian Peace

(The Wilson Center, Fall 2020) Read more.

Dr. Zheng Wang

April, 2020

Conflict Sensitivity of Aid in Southern Yemen and Aden

Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform

David Wood


October, 2017

Memory Politics, Identity and Conflict: Historical Memory as a Variable

(Palgrave Macmillan, 2018) Read more.

Dr. Zheng Wang


April, 2014

Never Forget National Humiliation: Historical Memory in Chinese Politics and Foreign Relations 

(Columbia University Press, 2014) Read more. 

Dr. Zheng Wang

April, 2021

Conflict Has Changed Yemen's Economy - What that Means for Peace

Collaboration between CPCS and Diplolab, (Political Violence at a Glance) Read more.

Dr. Joseph Huddleston, David Wood


November, 2020

Continuous recognition: A latent variable approach to measuring international sovereignty of self-determination movements

 (Journal of Peace Research 57, no. 6 (November 2020): 789-800.) Read more.

Dr. Joseph Huddleston

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August, 2020

Dangers and Opportunities in the Coronavirus Crisis: US-China and China-Japan Relations

(Social Science Research Council’s special series on “Covid-19 and the Social Sciences,” August 20, 2020) Read more.

Dr. Zheng Wang

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April, 2019

The Stabilization Facility for Libya - An Independent Strategic and Operational Review

(United Nations Development Programme, 2019) Read more. 

David Wood

January, 2016

Sustainable Security: Rethinking American National Security Strategy

(Oxford University Press, 2016). Read more. 

Dr. Sara Bjerg Moller

September, 2013

Politics of Energy Dependency: Ukraine, Belarus, and Lithuania between Domestic Oligarchs and Russian Pressure (Studies in Comparative Political Economy and Public Policy)

(University of Toronto Press, 2013) Read more. 

Dr. Margarita M. Balmaceda

February, 2021

Foulweather Friends: Violence and Third Party Support in Self-Determination Conflicts

(Journal of Conflict Resolution, February 2021) Read more.

Dr. Joseph Huddleston

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Fall 2020

The Past's Transformative Power 

 (Wilson Quarterly, Fall 2020) Read more.

Dr. Zheng Wang

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May, 2020

STC declaration of “self-administration” and ramifications for humanitarian actors

(Yemen Conflict Sensitivity Platform & Yemen Analysis Team)

David Wood

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January, 2019

Peace and Conflict Assessment of Libya

David Wood

January, 2015

Contested Memories and Reconciliation Challenges

(Woodrow Wilson Center Press, 2015) Read more.

Dr. Zheng Wang




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