Henrikas Bartusevičius

Senior Researcher

Research Interests

  • Psychology of political violence
  • Individual-level analysis of political violence
  • Evolutionary theory


Henrikas is the Principal Investigator of the ERC Starting Grant project Adapted to War (AWAR). 

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All Publications

Peer-reviewed Journal Article

Bartusevičius, Henrikas; Florian van Leeuwen & Michael Bang Petersen (2020) Dominance-Driven Autocratic Political Orientations Predict Political Violence in Western, Educated, Industrialized, Rich, and Democratic (WEIRD) and Non-WEIRD Samples, Psychological Science 31(12): 1511–1530.
Bartusevičius, Henrikas & Kristian Skrede Gleditsch (2019) A Two-Stage Approach to Civil Conflict: Contested Incompatibilities and Armed Violence, International Organization 73(1): 225–248.