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Kristian Skrede Gleditsch

Political scientist


Why is this person notable and influential?

Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is Regius Professor at the University of Essex. He earned a cand.mag (equivalent to a Master of Arts) degree at the University of Oslo and a Ph.D from the University of Colorado. He is an expert in topics such as non-violent demonstration, democracy and conflict.

He has a number of publications, including All International Politics is Local: The Diffusion of Conflict, Integration, and Democratization, and, in 2013, he published Inequality, Grievances and Civil War, which he co-wrote with Lars-Erik Cederman and Halvard Buhaug. Inequality was recognized in 2015 with the International Studies Association Annual Best Book Award.

Gleditsch is a recipient of the “Young Excellent Researcher” grant, which he held from 2007-2011. He has been part of the Peace Research Institute in Oslo since 2003 and a member of the board and former head of the Conflict Processes Section for the American Political Science Association. He is a fellow of the U.K. Academy of Social Sciences and a member of the Network of European Peace Scientists and of the International Peace Science Society.

His most recent article, titled, “A Two-Stage Approach to Civil Conflict: Contested Incompatibilities and Armed Violence”, was co-written with Henrikus Bartusevicius, and published in 2019.

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Kristian Skrede Gleditsch is a Norwegian political scientist and a professor at the University of Essex, holding the title of Regius Professor. His main fields of research are on the topics of conflict, democratistation and non-violent mobilisation.

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University of Essex

University in Essex, United Kingdom

Columbia University

Private Ivy League research university in New York City

University of Oslo

Norwegian public research university

University of California, San Diego

Public university in La Jolla, California, United States

University of Colorado Boulder

Public university in Boulder, Colorado, USA and flagship of the University of Colorado System

University of Colorado

Public university system in Colorado, USA

University of Glasgow

University located in Glasgow, Scotland, founded in 1451

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