Kristine Eck is an Associate Professor at the Department of Peace and Conflict Research at Uppsala University. She has been a visiting researcher at Oxford University, University of Notre Dame, and Copenhagen University. She received her PhD from Uppsala University in 2010.
Her research interests concern the organization and behavior of actors in armed conflict, focusing particularly in the origins and dynamics of recruitment and violence. She is currently writing a book on the colonial roots of repression. Dr. Eck’s work has been funded by the Swedish Research Council, the Swedish Foundation for Humanities and Social Sciences, and the Norwegian Foreign Ministry. Her research has been published in International Studies Quarterly, Journal of Conflict Resolution, Journal of Peace Research, and Security Studies, among others. She has done fieldwork in Nepal and Burma/Thailand, as well as in archives in Malaysia, Singapore and the UK.
Peer Reviewed Articles
Eck, Kristine. 2015. “Repression by Proxy: How Military Purges and Insurgency Impact on the Delegation of Coercion.” Journal of Conflict Resolution 59(5): 924-946.
Eck, Kristine. 2014. “Coercion in Rebel Recruitment” Security Studies, 23: 364-398.
Eck, Kristine. 2014. “The Law of the Land: Communal Conflict and Legal Authority.” Journal of Peace Research 51(4): 441-454.
Eck, Kristine. 2012. “In Data We Trust? A Comparison of UCDP GED and ACLED Conflict Events Datasets.” Cooperation and Conflict, 47(1): 124-141.
Ralph Sundberg, Kristine Eck, and Joakim Kreutz. 2012. “Introducing the UCDP Non-State Conflict Dataset.” Journal of Peace Research, 49(2), forthcoming.
Eck, Kristine, 2009. ‘From Armed Conflict to War: Ethnic Mobilization and Conflict Intensification.’ International Studies Quarterly 53(2), 369-388. (replication datasets)
Eck, Kristine & Lisa Hultman, 2007. ‘One-Sided Violence Against Civilians in War: Insights from New Fatality Data’, Journal of Peace Research, 44(2): 233-246. (replication datasets)