Cullen Hendrix

Cullen Hendrix

  • Book

    • Confronting the Curse
      Confronting the Curse
  • Contact

    • University of Denver
      2201 S. Gaylord St.
      Denver, CO 80210

      email: cullen.hendrix***at***du.edu

      phone: 303-871-3989

  • Other Publications

      1. “Myanmar: Cross-Cutting Governance Challenges.” Asian Development Bank Economics Working Papers Series No. 428, Manila, Philippines: Asian Development Bank.
      • Published also by Peterson Institute for International Economics as “Myanmar: Cross-Cutting Governance Challenges.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper 15-2.

       

      1. “Water and Security in Niger and the Sahel.” CCAPS Research Brief No. 24, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin.

       

      1. “Can Natural Disasters Precipitate Peace?” CCAPS Research Brief No. 21, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin (with Aleksandra Egorova).

       

      1. “Oil Prices and Interstate Conflict Behavior.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper 14-3.

       

      1. “Managing Myanmar’s Resource Boom to Lock in Reforms.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief 14-11 (with Marcus Noland).

       

      1. “Trends and Triggers: Climate Change and Interstate Conflict.” CCAPS Research Brief No. 21, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin (with Colleen M. Devlin and Brittany Franck).

       

      1. “Climate Change, Global Food Markets, and Urban Unrest.” CCAPS Research Brief No. 7, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin.

       

      1. “Food Insecurity and Conflict Dynamics: Causal Linkages and Complex Feedbacks.” Background paper for the FAO-WFP High Level Expert Forum on Food Insecurity in Protracted Crises (with Henk-Jan Brinkman).

       

      1. “Climate Shocks and Political Violence: Beyond Scarcity, Beyond Africa.” CCAPS Research Brief No. 3, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “A Population-Centric View of Social, Political, and Economic Indicators of a Fragile State.” In National Security Challenges: Insights from Social, Neurobiological, and Complexity Sciences, SMA White Paper, Department of Defense.

       

      1. “Applying Hubbert Curves and Linearization to Rock Phosphate.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Working Paper 11-18.

       

      1. “Markets vs. Malthus: Food Security and Global Economy.” Peterson Institute for International Economics Policy Brief 11-12.

       

      1. “Food Insecurity and Violent Conflict: Causes, Consequences, and Addressing the Challenges.” World Food Programme Occasional Papers No. 24 (with Henk-Jan Brinkman).

       

      1. “The Brewing Storm? Climate Change, Rainfall, and Social Conflict in Africa.” CCAPS Policy Brief No. 2, Strauss Center for International Security and Law, UT Austin (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “Science and the International Politics of Climate Change.” Whitehead Journal of Diplomacy and International Relations 11(2): 7-20 (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “Food Insecurity and Conflict: Applying the WDR Framework.” Background paper for the World Bank’s World Development Report 2011: Conflict, Security and Development (with Henk-Jan Brinkman).
  • About

    • Cullen Hendrix is Associate Professor at the Josef Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver, and Nonresident Senior Fellow at the Peterson Institute for International Economics. He is also the director of Environment, Food and Conflict (ENFOCO) Lab, Co-Director of the Geographic Information Systems Center at Lake Victoria, Uganda, and Co-Director of the Social Conflict Analysis Database, a project cataloging micro-data on social conflict in Africa, Latin America, and the Middle East.

      Dr. Hendrix has published widely on the topics of the environment and civil conflict, food security, and human rights. His work appears or is forthcoming in a number of journals, including the British Journal of Political Science, Global Environmental ChangeJournal of Conflict ResolutionJournal of Peace Research, International Interactions, Civil Wars, Political Geography, Security Studies, and Review of International Organizations. In addition, he has published a wide variety of policy-oriented publications.His research has been supported by grants from the Department of Defense Minerva Initiative, the National Science Foundation, and the Smith Richardson Roundation.

      In addition to his academic work, Dr. Hendrix has consulted for the Asian Development Bank, the US Department of Defense, the FAO, the Human Security Report Project, and the World Food Programme, among other international agencies. Since 2010, he has held a research appointment at the Peterson Institute for International Economics, who will publish his forthcoming book on natural resources and development.

  • Professional Appointments

    • Associate Professor, Korbel School of International Studies, University of Denver

      Nonresident Senior Fellow, Peterson Institute for International Economics

  • Education

    • PhD, University of California, San Diego

      • Pre-doctoral fellow, Peace Research Institute, Oslo (PRIO)

      MA, University of California, San Diego

      BA, Kalamazoo College

  • Recent Peer-Reviewed Publications

    • Accepted. “A House Divided: Regime Factionalism and Repression in Africa.” Journal of Conflict Resolution (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      Accepted. “Oil Prices and Interstate Conflict.” Conflict Management and Peace Science.

       

      1. “No News is Good News? Mark and Recapture for Event Data When Reporting Probabilities are Less than One.” International Interactions 41 (2): 392-406 (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “Global Food Prices, Regime Type, and Protest in the Developing World.” Journal of Peace Research 52 (2): 143-157 (with Stephan Haggard).

       

      1. “Trends and Triggers Redux: Climate Change, Rainfall and Interstate Conflict.” Political Geography 43 (1): 27-39 (with Colleen Devlin[1]).

       

      1. “Climate Shocks and Political Violence.” Global Environmental Change 28: 239-250 (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “State Capacity and Terrorism: A Two-Dimensional Approach.” Security Studies 23 (2): 329-363 (with Joseph K. Young).

       

      1. “Knowing Your Audience: How the Structure of International Relations and Organizational Choices Affect Amnesty International's Advocacy.” Review of International Organizations 9 (1): 29-58 (with Wendy H. Wong).

       

      1. “Food Security and Conflict Dynamics.” Stability: International Journal of Security and Development 2 (2): 26 (with Henk-Jan Brinkman).

       

      1. “When is the Pen Truly Mighty? Regime Type and the Efficacy of Naming and Shaming in Curbing Human Rights Abuses.” British Journal of Political Science 43 (3): 651-672 (with Wendy H. Wong).

       

      1. “Social Conflict in Africa: A New Database.” International Interactions 38 (4): 503-511 (with Idean Salehyan, Jesse Hamner, Christina Case[2], Christopher Linebarger[3], Emily Stull[4], and Jennifer Williams[5]).

       

      1. “Climate Change, Rainfall, and Social Conflict in Africa.” Journal of Peace Research 49 (1): 35-50 (with Idean Salehyan).

       

      1. “Civil War: Is it All About Disease and Xenophobia? A Comment on Letendre, Fincher & Thornhill.” Biological Reviews 87 (1): 163-167 (with Kristian Skrede Gleditsch).

       

      1. “Civil Conflict and World Fisheries, 1952-2004.” Journal of Peace Research 48 (4): 481-495 (with Sarah M. Glaser).
      • Winner, Nils Petter Gleditsch Journal of Peace Research Article of the Year.

       

      1. “Head for the Hills? Rough Terrain, State Capacity, and Civil War Onset.” Civil Wars 13 (4): 345-370.

       

      1. “Measuring State Capacity: Theoretical and Empirical Implications for the Study of Civil Conflict.” Journal of Peace Research 47 (3): 273-285.
      • Translated into Spanish and reprinted in Capacidades estatales: Diez textos fundamentales (Buenos Aires: Latin American Development Bank, 2015).

       

      2007. “Trends and Triggers: Climate, Climate Change, and Civil Conflict in Sub-Saharan Africa.” Political Geography 26 (6): 695-715 (with Sarah M. Glaser).

       

      [1] Undergraduate student.

      [2] Graduate student.

      [3] Graduate student.

      [4] Graduate student.

      [5] Undergraduate student.

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