Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos

PRIO Global Fellow

Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos
Institution: Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) and Centre Population et Développement (CEPED)
Email: marc-antoine.perouse-de-montclos@ird.fr
Website: www.ceped.org
Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

  • Sub-Saharan Africa
  • Migration and forced displacement
  • Conflict analysis
  • Humanitarianism and aid

Background

​​​Marc-Antoine Pérouse de Montclos is a Doctor in political science and a senior researcher at the Institut de recherche pour le développement (IRD) in Paris. He has lived for several years in Nigeria, South Africa and Kenya. He was appointed a PRIO Global Fellow in 2014.
 
A specialist on armed conflicts in Africa South of the Sahara, he graduated from the Institut d’études politiques de Paris (IEP) and has published some eighty articles and books, including Le Nigeria (1994), Violence et sécurité urbaines (1997), L’aide humanitaire, aide à la guerre ? (2001), Villes et violences en Afrique subsaharienne(2002), Diaspora et terrorisme (2003), Guerres d’aujourd’hui (2007), Etats faibles et sécurité privée en Afrique noire (2008), Les humanitaires dans la guerre (2013), La tragédie malienne (2013), Crises et migrations (2014), Boko Haram: Islamism, Politics, Security, and the State in Nigeria (2015), Un développement « humanitaire » ? Les ONG à l’épreuve de la critique (2016), Violence, statistics, and the politics of accounting for the dead (2016), Violence in Nigeria: A qualitative and quantitative analysis (2016).

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Publications

Le Nigeria (1994), Violence et sécurité urbaines (1997), L’aide humanitaire, aide à la guerre ? (2001), Villes et violences en Afrique subsaharienne(2002), Diaspora et terrorisme (2003), Guerres d’aujourd’hui (2007), Etats faibles et sécurité privée en Afrique noire (2008), Les humanitaires dans la guerre (2013), La tragédie malienne (2013), Crises et migrations (2014), Boko Haram: Islamism, Politics, Security, and the State in Nigeria (2015), Un développement « humanitaire » ? Les ONG à l’épreuve de la critique (2016), Violence, statistics, and the politics of accounting for the dead (2016), Violence in Nigeria: A qualitative and quantitative analysis (2016).


All Publications

Edited Volume

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine (ed.) (2014) Boko Haram: Islamism, politics, security and the state in Nigeria. Leiden: African Studies Centre. West African Politics and Society Series.

Report - Other

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine (2014) Nigeria’s Interminable Insurgency? Addressing the Boko Haram Crisis, Chatham House Research Paper. London: Chatham House.

Report - External Series

Pérouse de Montclos, Marc-Antoine (2014) Nigeria : Fourth Report on Violence (2006-2014) , Nigeria Watch Report, 4. Nigeria Watch.