Erik Melander

PRIO Global Fellow

Erik Melander
Erik Melander left PRIO in 2023. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons. Erik Melander is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

  • Causes and Dynamics of Armed Conflict
  • Peace Processes
  • Role of Gender


Erik Melander is a professor in the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. He was previously the Director of the Uppsala Conflict Data Program (UCDP). His research interests include the causes and dynamics of armed conflict, peace processes, and the role of gender. 


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

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Öberg, Magnus & Erik Melander (2006) Time to Go: Duration Dependence in Forced Migration, International Interactions 32(2): 1–24.

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