Idean Salehyan

Assistant Professor of Political Science, University of North Texas

Idean Salehyan

Research Interests

Guest researcher at CSCW the summer of 2005.


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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2013) Non-state actors in civil wars: A new dataset, Conflict Management and Peace Science 30(5): 516–531.
Cederman, Lars-Erik; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch; Idean Salehyan & Julian Wucherpfenning (2013) Transborder Ethnic Kin and Civil War, International Organization 67(2): 389–410.
Salehyan, Idean; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & David Cunningham (2011) Explaining External Support for Insurgent Groups, International Organization 66(4): 709–744.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; David Cunningham & Idean Salehyan (2009) It Takes Two: A Dyadic Analysis of Civil War Duration and Outcome, Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 570–597.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede;Salehyan, Idean; & Schultz, Kenneth (2008) Fighting at Home, Fighting Abroad: How Civil Wars Lead to International Disputes , Journal of Conflict Resolution 52(4): 479–506.


Salehyan, Idean (2009) Rebels Without Borders: Transnational Insurgencies in World Politics. New York, NY: Cornell University Press.

Book Chapter

Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2016) Trends in Civil War Data: Geography, Organizations, and Events, in Mason, T. David; & Sara McLaughlin Mitchell, eds, What Do We Know about Civil Wars?. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield (247–260).
Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2016) Non-State Actors in Civil War, in Backer, David; Ravinder Bhavnani; & Paul Huth, eds, Peace and Conflict 2016. Abingdon: Routledge (50–56).
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede & Idean Salehyan (2008) Civil War and Interstate Disputes, in Öberg, Magnus; & Kaare Strøm, eds, Resources, Governance and Civil Conflict. London: (58–76).

Conference Paper

Cunningham, David; Kristian Skrede Gleditsch & Idean Salehyan (2009) The Enemy of My Enemy Deserves My Support: Transnational Support for Insurgent Groups, presented at American Political Science Association, Toronto, Ontario, 4 September.
Gleditsch, Kristian Skrede; Idean Salehyan & Kenneth Schultz (2007) The Civil Peace: Exploring the Relationship between Civil and International Conflict, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, Chicago, IL, 28 February–3 March.

Report - External Series

Salehyan, Idean; Ragnhild Nordås; & Nils Petter Gleditsch (2007) Climate Change and Conflict: The Migration Link, Coping with Crisis Working Paper Series. New York: International Peace Academy.