Michael Colaresi

External Research Associate

Michael Colaresi is an External Associate at PRIO.


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Please see the Colaresi's web profile at University of Pittsburgh for more information.


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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 www.prio.org.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Colaresi, Michael; Kevin Quinn & Burt Monroe (2008) Fightin' Words: Lexical Feature Selection and Evaluation for Identifying the Content of Political Conflict, Political Analysis 16(4): 372–403.
Brandt, Patrick; John R. Freeman & Michael Colaresi (2008) The Dynamics of Reciprocity, Accountability, and Credibility, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(3): 343–374.
Carey, Sabine C. & Michael Colaresi (2008) To Kill or to Protect: Security Forces, Domestic Institutions, and Genocide, Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(1): 39–67.
Colaresi, Michael (2007) The Benefit of the Doubt: Testing an Informational Theory of the Rally Effect, International Organization 61(1): 99–143.


Colaresi, Michael; Karen Rasler & William R. Thompson (2008) Strategic Rivalries in World Politics: Position, Space and Conflict Escalation. New York: Cambridge University Press.
Colaresi, Michael (2005) Scare Tactics. The Politics of International Rivalry. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press.