Dara Kay Cohen

Dara Kay Cohen left PRIO in 2013. The information on this page is kept for historical reasons.

All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Cohen, Dara Kay & Ragnhild Nordås (2015) Do States Delegate Shameful Violence to Militias? Patterns of Sexual Violence in Recent Armed Conflicts, Journal of Conflict Resolution 59(5): 877–898.
Cohen, Dara Kay & Ragnhild Nordås (2014) Sexual Violence in Armed Conflict: Introducing the SVAC Dataset, 1989–2009, Journal of Peace Research 51(3): 418–428.

Popular Article

Stanton, Jessica ; Ragnhild Nordås & Dara Kay Cohen (2015) Governments don’t outsource atrocities to militias. Here’s what really happens., Washington Post - Monkey Cage.
Cohen, Dara Kay; Ragnhild Nordås & Elisabeth J. Wood (2014) Four things everyone should know about wartime sexual violence, Washington Post - Monkey Cage.

PRIO Report

Nordås, Ragnhild; & Dara Kay Cohen (2011) Wartime Sexual Violence: Challenges and Opportunities for Data Collection and Analysis, PRIO Report. Oslo: CSCW/PRIO.

Conference Paper

Nordås, Ragnhild; & Dara Kay Cohen (2013) Recruitment Practices and Violence by Militias in Recent Armed Conflicts, presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 29/08/13 – 01/09/13.
Cohen, Dara Kay; & Ragnhild Nordås (2013) Sexual Violence by Armed Actors: Who Perpetrates, When and How? Patterns from the new SVAC Dataset, 1989-2009, presented at American Political Science Association Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, 29/08/13 – 01/09/13.
Cohen, Dara Kay; & Ragnhild Nordås (2013) Why Do Militias Attack Civilians? Violence by Militias in Recent Armed Conflicts, presented at International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention 2013, San Francisco, 03/04/13 – 06/04/13.
Cohen, Dara Kay; & Ragnhild Nordås (2013) Why Do Militias Attack Civilians? Sexual Violence by African Militias in Recent Armed Conflicts, presented at The Gender Dimensions of Armed Violence, Geneva, 25/02/13.
Nordås, Ragnhild & Dara Kay Cohen (2012) Why Do Militias Attack Civilians? Violence by African Militias in Recent Armed Conflicts, presented at Conference on Paramilitaries, Militias and Civil Defense Forces in Civil Wars, Yale University, October 19–20.

PRIO Policy Brief

Cohen, Dara Kay & Ragnhild Nordås (2012) Sexual Violence by Militias in African Conflicts: Not a question of ‘delegation’ by states, PRIO Policy Brief, 1. Oslo: CSCW.
Cohen, Dara Kay & Ragnhild Nordås (2012) Sexual Violence in African Conflicts, 1989–2009: What the data show, PRIO Policy Brief, 2. Oslo: CSCW.