Han Dorussen

Lecturer in International Relations, Department of Government, University of Essex, UK.

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

Research Interests

Research focus on International Relations, International and Comparative Political Economy and applied Game Theory. Current research interests include the relationship between trade and conflict, the use of economic policies in international politics, the public choice of alliances, and the effect of institutions on voting and popularity functions. 

Co-author (with Professor Gerald Schneider) of International Relations: An Introduction (Sage, forthcoming 2004), and co-editor (with Dr. Michael Taylor) of Economic Voting (Routledge 2002). Published articles in Public Choice, Journal of Peace Research, Journal of Conflict Resolution, and Electoral Studies. Associate editor of Journal of Peace Research.


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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

Dorussen, Han (2006) Heterogeneous Trade Interests and Conflict: What You Trade Matters, Journal of Conflict Resolution 50(1): 87–107.

Conference Paper

Dorussen, Han & Hugh Ward (2006) Inter Governmental Organizations and the Kantian Peace - A Network Perspective, presented at the Oslo GROW-net Workshop, Oslo, 10–11 February.

PRIO Policy Brief

Dorussen, Han; Nils W. Metternich; Andrea Ruggeri & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2010) Transnational Dimensions and the Myth of Civil Wars as National Events, CSCW Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: PRIO.