Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham

Associate Researcher

Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham
Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham left PRIO in 2010. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham is an External Associate at PRIO.


​Kathleen spent a year at PRIO 2009–2010 as Senior Researcher / Fulbright Scholar and has remained in contact and collaboration with the institute since. Her primary affiliation is with the University of Maryland. For more information, see her personal website.

Click the Research tab to the right to see which projects Kathleen is/has been involved in at PRIO.


PRIO started tracking events online in 2007. This listing is not complete. Past events may be mentioned in our news archive.


The following publications are specific to the Centre for the Study of Civil War. A more complete list may be available at www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Seymour, Lee; Kristin M. Bakke & Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (2012) Shirts Today, Skins Tomorrow: Dual Contests and the Effects of Fragmentation in Self-Determination Disputes, Journal of Conflict Resolution 56(1): 67–93.
Cunningham, Kathleen Gallagher & Wendy Pearlman (2012) Nonstate Actors, Fragmentation, and Conflict Processes, Journal of Conflict Resolution 56(1): 3–15.
Bakke, Kristin M.; Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham & Lee Seymour (2012) A Plague of Initials: Fragmentation, Cohesion, and Infighting in Civil Wars, Perspectives on Politics 10(2): 265–283.
Weidmann, Nils & Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (2010) Shared Space: Ethnic Groups, State Accommodation, and Localized Conflict, International Studies Quarterly 54(4): 1035–1054.

Book Chapter

Beaulieu, Emily A. & Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (2011) Dissent, Repression, and Inconsistency, in Erica Chenoweth, ed., Paths to Violence. Boston, MA: MIT Press (173–196).

Conference Paper

Bakke, Kristin M.; Lee Seymour & Kathleen Gallagher Cunningham (2010) Shirts Today, Skins Tomorrow: The Effects of Fragmentation on Conflict Processes in Self-Determination DisputesNew Orleans, LA, 18 February.