Clionadh Raleigh

Professor of Human Geography, University of Sussex

Clionadh Raleigh is an External Associate at PRIO.

Research Interests

Geographic Research on War (GROW project)
Transnational Civil Conflict

Dissertation Topic: Political Geography of Civil War: Patterns of Insurgency in Central Africa, 1960-2005


​Languages spoken:

English, some french and I am learning Arabic

Working experience:

Researcher at PRIO in CSCW working group 3.

Instructor in Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Teaching Assistant in Geography at the University of Colorado, Boulder

Research Assistant at the Program for Political and Economic Change at the Institute of Behavioral Science, Boulder

Intern at the Association of American Geographers, Washington, DC


PhD from Department of Geography, University of Colorado (2004-2007)
M.A. from the Department of Geography, University of Colorado, Boulder (2002-2004)
B.A. from the University of Wisconsin (1996-2000)


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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Buhaug, Halvard; Jonas Nordkvelle; Thomas Bernauer; Tobias Böhmelt; Michael Brzoska; Joshua W. Busby; Antonio Ciccone; Hanne Fjelde; Erik Gartzke; Nils Petter Gleditsch; Jack A. Goldstone; Håvard Hegre; Helge Holtermann; Vally Koubi; Jasmin S. A. Link; Peter Michael Link; Päivi Lujala; John O'Loughlin; Clionadh Raleigh; Jürgen Scheffran; Janpeter Schilling; Todd G. Smith; Ole Magnus Theisen; Richard S. J. Tol; Henrik Urdal & Nina von Uexkull (2014) One effect to rule them all? A comment on climate and conflict, Climatic Change 127(3): 391–397.
Raleigh, Clionadh; Andrew Linke; Håvard Hegre & Joakim Karlsen (2010) Introducing ACLED: An Armed Conflict Location and Event Dataset: Special Data Feature, Journal of Peace Research 47(5): 651–660.
Raleigh, Clionadh & Håvard Hegre (2009) Population Size, Concentration, and Civil War: A Geographically Disaggregated Analysis, Political Geography 28(4): 224–238.
Østby, Gudrun; Clionadh Raleigh; & Håvard Hegre (2009) Poverty and Civil War Events: A Disaggregated Study of Liberia, Journal of Conflict Resolution 53(4): 298–623.
Raleigh, Clionadh; & Henrik Urdal (2007) Climate Change, Environmental Degradation and Armed Conflict, Political Geography 26(6): 674–694.

Book Chapter

Raleigh, Clionadh; & Jordan, Lisa(2010) Climate Change and Migration The Social Dimensions of Climate Change: Equity and Vulnerability In a Warming World. : (103–133).

Conference Paper

Østby, Gudrun;Hegre, Håvard; & Raleigh, Clionadh 2007 Economic Deprivation and Civil War Events: A Disaggregated Study of Liberia, presented at Polarization and Conflict Meeting, , 7–9 June.