Idean Salehyan

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas

Idean Salehyan
Idean Salehyan left PRIO in 2012. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Idean Salehyan is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

Guest researcher at CSCW the summer of 2005.


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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Salehyan, Idean; David Cunningham & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2011) Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups, International Organization 66(4): 709–744.
Cunningham, David; Idean Salehyan & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2009) It Takes Two: A Dyadic Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome, Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 570–597.
Schultz, Kenneth; Idean Salehyan & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Fighting at Home, Fighting Abroad: How Civil Wars Lead to International Disputes, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 479–506.
Salehyan, Idean & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2006) Refugees and the Spread of Civil War, International Organization 60(2): 335–366.


Salehyan, Idean (2009) Rebels Without Borders: Transnational Insurgencies in World Politics. Ithaca, NY: Cornell University Press.

Book Chapter

Salehyan, Idean & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2008) Civil War and Interstate Disputes, in Strøm, Kaare; & Magnus Öberg, eds, Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: (58–76).

Conference Paper

Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2009) The Enemy of My Enemy Deserves My Support: Transnational Support for Insurgent Groups, presented at American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, 4 September.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Idean Salehyan & Kenneth Schultz (2007) The Civil Peace: Exploring the Relationship between Civil and International Conflict, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Idean Salehyan (2004) Refugees and the Spread of Civil War, presented at a workshop on 'Resources, Governance Structures, and Civil War', Uppsala, 13–18 April.