Master Thesis

2011

Wischnath, Gerdis (2011) Climate Change and Civil War? A Quantitative Approach on Climate Variability and Armed Conflict in Asia. MA thesis, Department of Geography, University of Bonn, Bonn, Germany.

2010

Bergholt, Drago (2010) Natural Disasters, Economic Growth and Armed Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Economics, NTNU.
Tollefsen, Andreas Forø (2010) Weights of Evidence Model and Onset of Civil War - Favourability Analysis and Evaluation. MA thesis, Department of Geography, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim.

2009

Gomsrud, Lars Seland (2009) Market Capitalism and Interstate War. Limits to Universality in International Relations. MA thesis, Sociology and Political Science, Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).
Krampe, Florian (2009) Changing Identity - Belligerents Transformation towards Reconciliation. An explorative study on Zimbabwe and South Africa. MA thesis, Department of Peace and Conflict Research, Uppsala University.

2008

Alte, Maria Indiana (2008) The Framing of a Social Movement: Actors' Perspectives on Joining, Leaving and Refraining from Membership in the Naxalite Movement in South India. MA thesis, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo.
Holtermann, Helge (2008) Poverty and Civil War: An Assessment of Four Prominent Explanations of the Per Capita Income-Civil War Relationship. MA thesis, Political Science, University of Oslo.
Naser, Seyed Jamil (2008) Power Sharing for Afghanistan, The Imperative of Inter-Ethnic Dialogue. MA thesis, Department of Sociology & Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.

2007

Lothe, Elisabeth (2007) Ending Ethnic Conflict: Can Institutional Power Contribute to Sustaining Peace in Burundi?. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, Peace and Conflict Studies, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Solem, Elin (2007) Greed and Grievance in the Civil War in the Balkans. MA thesis, NTNU, Trondheim.

2006

Falch, Åshild (2006) Durable Peace Following Civil War? Testing the Importance of International Security Guarantees And Institutional Settlement Arrangements. MA thesis, Department of Comparative Politics, University of Bergen, Bergen.
Holden, Kathrine (2006) The Stability of Political Regimes - Assessing the Importance of Ethnic Groups’ Access to Power. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, Univesity of Oslo.
Johannesen, Christine Fjeldstad (2006) Attitudes Towards Political Violence: The Case of Northern Ireland. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Killicoat, Phillip (2006) Weaponomics: The Economics of Small Arms. MA thesis, Department of Economics, Oxford University, UK, Oxford.
Pedersen, Malin (2006) Explaining Prejudice in South Afrifca. MA thesis, NTNU.
Theisen, Ole Magnus (2006) Renewable Resource Scarcity and Internal Armed Conflict: A Quantitative Reassessment. MA thesis, NTNU.
Wilhelmsen, Lars (2006) A Democratic Peace Revisited - Measuring Democracy in International Relations. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.

2005

Beitland, Turid (2005) Lethal Religions: Communal Violence in India–The Case of Gujarat. MA thesis, Thesis for the MA degree, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU & PRIO/CSCW, Trondheim.
Haug, Rachel Gjelsvik (2005) Political Violence and Conflict Resolution in Belgium - A Success Story?. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Lorentzen, Anna Vibeke (2005) Constructed Identities and Violence in the Basque Conflict. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Mouhleb, Naima (2005) Language and Conflict: Kabylia and the Algerian State. MA thesis, Supervisors: Gunvor Mejdell, UiO; Åshild Kolås, PRIO/CSCW, Program for African and Asian Studies, Institute for Culture Studies & Oriental Languages, University of Oslo & Centre for the Study of Civil War, Oslo.
Nome, Martin Austvoll (2005) Transnational Ethnic Dimensions of Third-Party Interventions in Civil Conflicts. MA thesis, Department of Political Science, University of Oslo, Oslo.
Rustad, Siri Aas (2005) Forest Resources and Conflict: How Forest Resources Influence Internal Armed Conflicts. MA thesis, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Oslo & Trondheim.

2004

Nordås, Ragnhild (2004) State Religiosity and Civil War: Does Religious Heterogeneity and the Role of Religion in States Influence the Risk of Intrastate Armed Conflict?. MA thesis, Supervisors: Tanja Ellingsen, NTNU; Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO (defended 13 April), Thesis for the MA degree, Department of Sociology and Political Science, NTNU, Trondheim.
Tellnes, Jostein F. (2004) Fair Divisions to the Issue of Oil in Sudan. MA thesis, Supervisors: Bernt Hagtvet & Endre Stiansen, UiO; Scott Gates, PRIO/CSCW (defended on 2 December and received a B).

2003

Beitland, Turid (2003) Lethal Religions: Communal Violence in India - The Case of Gujarat. MA thesis, NTNU.
Østby, Gudrun (2003) Horizontal Inequality and Civil War [Do Ethnic Group Inequalities Influence the Risk of Domestic Armed Conflict?]. MA thesis, Supervisors: Tanja Ellingsen, NTNU; Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO (completed 15 August, defended 5 September), NTNU, Trondheim.
Owen, Taylor (2003) Measuring Human Security: A New View of Cambodian Vulnerability. MA thesis, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada.
Sørli, Mirjam E. (2003) Resources, Regimes and Rebellion: Empirically Assessing the Causes of Civil War. MA thesis, Supervisors: Nils Petter Gleditsch, PRIO; Øystein Noreng, University of Oslo (defended in January, University of Oslo, Oslo.