Thomas Jackson

Researcher, NISAT

Thomas Jackson left PRIO in 2007. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.


Working experience:

Project Officer,
Balkans, Western CIS and Caucasus team,
Saferworld, London, UK

Assistant Language Teacher (JET programme),
Tochigi, Japan

Assistant to the Press Officer
Japanese Embassy, London


MA Central and South East European Studies,
School of Slavonic and East European Studies, UCL, London

BA Politics,
University of Sheffield


Recent publications

All publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Jackson, Thomas (2010) From Under Their Noses: Rebel Groups’ Arms Acquisition and the Importance of Leakages from State Stockpiles , International Studies Perspectives 11(2): 131–147.
Jackson, Thomas;de Soysa, Indra; & Ormhaug, Christin Marsh (2010) Tools of the Torturer? Small Arms Imports and Repression of Human rights, 1992-2004 , The International Journal of Human Rights 14(3): 378 – 393.
de Soysa, Indra; Thomas Jackson & Christin Marsh Ormhaug (2009) Does Globalization Profit the Small Arms Bazaar?, International Interactions 35(1): 85–105.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Number of Units of Firearms Transferred as Reported to Comtrade , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales (Geneva) .
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Global Re-exports of Small Arms and Light Weapons , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales (Geneva) .
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) Estimated Number of Firearms Transferred During 2004 , Report For the Small Arms Survey Project of L’Institut Universitaire De Hautes Études Internationales .
Marsh, Nicholas; & Jackson, Thomas (2006) European Small Arms and the Perpetuation of Violence , COST Action 25 Progress Report 2005 .
Jackson, Thomas (2004) Demonization and Defence of the Serbs: Balkanist Discourses During the Break-up of Yugoslavia, Slovo 16(2): 107–124.

Book Chapter

Jackson, Thomas & Nicholas Marsh (2011) Guns and Deaths: A Critical Review, in Nicholas Marsh, ed., Small Arms, Crime and Conflict Global Governance and the Threat of Armed Violence. London: Routledge (105–121).
Jackson, Thomas(2005) The Republic of Montenegro Small Arms and Light Weapons and Private Security Companies In South Eastern Europe: a Cause or Effect of Insecurity?. : .
Jackson, Thomas;Marsh, Nicholas; & Thurin, Anne(2005) The Efficacy of EU Export Control Measures Concerning Small Arms and Light Weapons Small Arms and Light Weapons Transfers. : UNIDIR(53–78).

Popular Article

Jackson, Thomas (2006) Europe and the Middle East: Brothers in Arms, Caffeine, July.
Pérez Herranz, Matilde; & Jackson, Thomas (2005) Terror og følelser [Terror and Emotion], Aftenposten, 1 August.

Conference Paper

Jackson, Thomas; & Marsh, Nicholas 2008 Causes and Costs of Gun Violence: A Critical Evaluation , presented at Armed Violence, , 17–19 March.
Jackson, Thomas; Nicholas Marsh & Julian Wagstaff (2007) Counting Guns - The NISAT Datasets on Small Arms Trade, presented at 11th Annual Conference on Economics and Security, Bristol, 5–7 July.
de Soysa, Indra;Jackson, Thomas; & Ormhaug, Christin Marsh 2007 Death Wish? Globalization and the Proliferation of Small Arms, 1992–2003, presented at the 48th Annual Metting of the International Studies Association, , 28 February–3 March.
Jackson, Thomas 2006 Summary of and Lessons Learned from the 2005 Report on Private Security Companies in South East Europe: A Cause or Effect of Instability?, presented at COST Action 25 meeting on 'Private Military and Security Companies', , 9–10 February.

Report - Other

Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2007) Weapons Acquisition by Armed Groups in the Sudan Conflict Complex – A Review of Open SourcesOslo: PRIO.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2007) Annual Progress Report for COST Action A25 European Small Arms and the Perpetutation of Violence.
Marsh, Nicholas; & Thomas Jackson (2006) Dataset of International Transfers of Small Arms and Light Weapons, for the EU Commission's Joint Research Centre. Oslo: PRIO.

Report - External Series

Rynn, Simon;Gounev, Philip; & Jackson, Thomas (2005) Taming the Arsenal - Small Arms and Light Weapons in Bulgaria, 0, : .
Jackson, Thomas;Phillips, Charlotte;Wood, David;Taylor, Zack; & Rynn, Simon (2005) South Eastern Europe SALW Monitor 2005, 0, : .
Marsh, Nicholas;Owen, Taylor;Jackson, Thomas; & Thurin, Anne (2005) Who Takes the Bullet? – The Impact of Small Arms Violence, Understanding the Issues, 3. : .